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  • A new fire truck?

    DEPUE — DePue Village Board is preparing for its November election referendum question, which will ask residents whether or not to issue bonds totalin ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • Illinois authorities lead in national drug case

    EAST MOLINE – Illinois State Police law enforcement officials joined New York federal authorities on Tuesday to announce the distribution of $12,515,7 ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • $15,000 reward to bring closure to unsolved murder

    ATKINSON — Tuesday, Sept. 9 marked the 40th anniversary of the unsolved murder of 16-year-old Mary Ann Becker of Atkinson.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • Come and see

    Members of the Bureau County Historical Society show up in force on Wednesday morning to spruce up the former Matson Public Library building, located ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Headlines from the past

    In past editions of this column we have looked at the events of the early 1900s and the headlines from those early years. Let us jump ahead a few year ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • First Person (Brandie Jacobs)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Kasbeer and Princeton. Family: Husband, Blake; son, Elijah; ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Food Raiser Event set for Sept. 20

    PRINCETON — Cari Christopher, president of Signature Homestyles, will be coming to Princeton to host a special one night Food Raiser Event to benefit ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Medallion found

    The Heartland Bank Great Medallion was found this morning at 12:05 a.m. by CJ and Courtney Michael behind the Prouty Building.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 2:57 pm
  • Still looking for the Medallion?

    PRINCETON — The search for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt continues with the release of the fifth clue:
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 6:00 am
  • Medical marijuana users skyrocket

    PRINCETON — The Illinois Department of Pubic Health is reporting a higher than expected number of people wanting applications for medical marijuana us ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Artisan market draws crowd

    Hornbaker Gardens held its second annual artisan market Sept. 6. In addition to the 30 artists showcasing their wares, market-goers were able to indul ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Corn, soybeans: A good year for Bureau County

    Bureau County area farmers are gearing up for the 2014 harvest which should be a good one, but maybe not record breaking.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • What’s it take to put on the Homestead Festival?

    PRINCETON — There are only three days left before the 43rd annual Homestead Festival.The weekend-lon ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Pooch Paddle was a four-legged frenzy!

    There wasn’t a dry dog in the place — well maybe one or two — as Alexander Pool hosted its annual Pooch Paddle on Saturday. With an hour reserved for ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:50 pm
  • Rediscover Richard Widmark

    PRINCETON — The Rediscover Richard Widmark Community Organization will have its premier event in conjunction with the Homestead Festival at 9 p.m. on ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:30 pm
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