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  • Children’s winter coat, hat and glove distribution program Dec. 17-19

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Food Pantry will hold its children’s winter coat/hat and glove distribution program from 1 to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 17, 18 and ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Watch out for spirits this holiday season

    President Barack Obama proclaimed December National Impaired Driving Prevention Month on Nov. 28.Oba ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:33 pm
  • Kelly pleads guilty to cannabis possession

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession with intent to deliver ca ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Wisconsin man pleads guilty to felony

    PRINCETON — A Wisconsin man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of a controlled substance.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:25 pm
  • Rollick sentenced to jail for cannabis

    PRINCETON — A New York man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of unlawful possession of cannabis.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:24 pm
  • Street repairs discussed in Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council on Monday authorized City Engineer Larry Good to submit a tip sheet to Illinois Department of Transport ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Bureau County questions proposed annexation

    PRINCETON — A chunk of Bureau County land that could be annexed into the city of Peru has Bureau County board members questioning possible effects it ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Tiskilwa approves tax levy

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board on Tuesday approved a tax levy of $71,750, an increase of $830 from last year’s levy.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • ‘O Come All Ye Faithful ...’

    PRINCETON — When John Wade originally wrote “O Come All Ye Faithful,” one might wonder if he had the foresight to be thinking about the annual Christm ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Soloist Suarez sings his way home for the holidays

    Dane Suarez will perform along with Sue Gillio as soloists for the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra on Dec. 13 at Ottawa High School.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • First Person (Jeralyn Backes)

    City: Spring Valley. Where did you grow up: Village of DePue. Family: Husband, Eric Backes; children ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Dec. 12 – Ruth Straw Estate, farmland, 10 a.m., auction held at 10684 W. Edgewood Road (Edgewood Golf Club), Polo, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneer ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Hall receives Celebrate My Drive grant

    SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School is a recipient of the State Farm 2014 Celebrate My Drive Promotion.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Wrapping it up

    PRINCETON — The 2014 Christmas for Kids Toy Drive collection is wrapping up, as the distribution day will be this Saturday, Dec. 13.
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:37 pm
  • ‘Keep the Wreath Red’

    PRINCETON — When out and about this holiday season, many may notice various fire departments around the state sporting wreaths decorated in red lights ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 4:35 pm
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