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  • Book buffs' summer fun

    Rob Bell of the Rockford area, who describes himself as a book buff, looks over the books at the Friends of Princeton Public Library’s July book sale ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Hall reviews ‘14 budget

    SPRING VALLEY – The Hall High School Fiscal Year 2014 budget, which ended on June 30, was under review by the Hall High School Board Wednesday evening ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • A dirty analysis in DePue

    DEPUE — DePue’s Citizens Advisory Group (CAG) meeting on Wednesday attracted several community members — all anxious to hear results of soil samples t ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • From Australia to Bureau County

    PRINCETON — A group of Australian farmers have gotten a first-hand look this week at farming, Bureau-County style.
    July 18, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Setting up a schoolroom

    NEPONSET – Memorabilia from the Neponset schools has found a new home at the Neponset Historical Society.
    July 18, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • BCUW's dollars at work

    Bureau County United Way (BCUW) Director Andrea Anderson (center) and BCUW Board President Sue Spratt (right) present a check to one of their local no ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:17 pm
  • Princeton natives are national finalists

    PRINCETON — Winning $10,000 worth of furniture would be a dream come true — especially for a newly married couple, settling into their first home.
    July 18, 2014 - 1:18 pm
  • An Italian event

    Residents from Spring Valley and the surrounding areas were invited to a special program at Spring Valley City Hall on Wednesday to hear Paolo Battagl ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    In a phone interview of Aug. 13, 1990, with a young intern reporter for the News Tribune, Spencer Hunt, Richard Widmark had this to say of Princeton.
    July 18, 2014 - 1:11 pm
  • Voters to weigh in on DePue fire truck

    DEPUE — DePue residents will have a say in whether or not the DePue Fire Department brings home a new fire truck.
    July 16, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Wanted: Your blood

    PRINCETON — The American Red Cross is seeking blood donors to prevent any blood shortage during the summer months.
    July 16, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Cooler temps, early fall?

    PRINCETON — Bureau County may be in the middle of summer, but the recent cooler temperatures have made it seem more like fall.
    July 16, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • Crossroads High School makes the move

    TISKILWA — A morning thundershower did not dampen the spirits of more than 30 Crossroads High School students and parents who used covered trailers an ...
    July 16, 2014 - 3:13 pm
  • It's lunch time!

    The free summer lunch program in Spring Valley is still thriving and still available to all area children — toddlers to 17 years old. On average, the ...
    July 16, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • The new post plan and DePue

    DEPUE — Around 50 residents crammed into the DePue Post Office Tuesday afternoon with concerns about the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) closing down their ...
    July 16, 2014 - 3:12 pm
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