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  • Bird’s-eye view

    As the temperature on the thermometer increases, so does the number of bird-viewing opportunities in Bureau County.
    April 17, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Shopping for a good read

    Alex Patterson (left) of Princeton and Caleb Bowyer of Buda shop through the book genres at the Friends of the Princeton Public Library annual book sa ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Making memories

    Ohio Grade School had its grandparents day luncheon Wednesday, April 15. Children were excited to show their grandparents their school and spend time ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:29 pm
  • Water meter replacement still underway in Wyanet

    WYANET — The replacement of water meters in the village of Wyanet is almost complete.To date, 348 me ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:28 pm
  • Spring Valley to flush water mains

    SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley will flush water mains from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. beginning Sunday, April 19, and will continue till Friday, May ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • Share the roads safely

    PRINCETON — Drivers are encouraged to keep the accident rates from rising with the crops when sharing the roads with farm equipment this planting seas ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:21 pm
  • Former Princeton resident sentenced to federal prison

    William C. Lange, 67, of Gig Harbor, Wash., who graduated from Princeton High School in 1965, was sentenced March 12 to 21 years, 10 months in federal ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Guzman charged with heroin felonies

    MENDOTA — Juana L. Guzman, 23, of Mendota was charged with unlawful delivery of a controlled substance (heroin), a Class 2 felony, and possession of a ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • Bureau Valley preschool screening dates announced

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley North and Wyanet (South) preschool screening for the upcoming 2015-16 school year will be Wednesday, May 20, and Thursday, ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:27 pm
  • Three people hospitalized following two-car accident

    HENRY — A two-vehicle accident one mile north of Henry on Wednesday, April 15, sent three people to OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • TriDENT agents arrest Oglesby man

    Jonathan M. Price, 38, of Oglesby was taken into custody on Thursday, March 19, as the result of an investigation by the Tri-County Drug Enforcement N ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:54 pm
  • On your mark ... get set ... go

    LASALLE — There was a current of excitement in the air. A sea of bright blue T-shirts emblazoned with “5K” could be seen throughout the hallways. Pare ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Spring Valley looks at regional dispatch center

    SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley has shown interest in joining discussion on the future Illinois Valley Regional Dispatch Center, which will ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Wanted: A county administrator

    PRINCETON — With a 15 to 9 vote, the Bureau County Board has agreed to hire a county administrator. ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • BuEComm recognizes National 911 Telecommunicator Week

    The second week in April has been federally designated as National 911 Telecommunicator week. This w ...
    April 15, 2015 - 3:46 pm
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