35°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Safe at school

    PRINCETON — In May of this past year, Princeton High School (PHS) received a $13,000 School Security Grant from the Illinois Emergency Management Agen ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • On the road with BPART

    PRINCETON — The Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit (BPART) has hit a sudden growth spurt in the last couple of years.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:03 pm
  • Illinois’ new governor, Bruce Rauner

    Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has “hit the ground running,” according to Sen. Darin LaHood. “I think Br ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night

    Aaran Elston, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Princeton, said after seven years of working as a mailman, he is used to being out in the ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • CERT training begins Feb. 4

    Bureau and Putnam counties will sponsor CERT training starting on Feb. 4.CERT is Community Emergency ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • Will the next American Idol be from Dixon?

    DIXON — Musician and performer Gina Venier has been performing in and around the Sauk Valley area for several years and has become a local favorite.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • SBA students begin China education

    The five St. Bede Academy students selected to study this semester in China safely arrived at Kinglee High School this week in Zhengzhou. Pictured are ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Floodplain management course offered

    The LaSalle County Emergency Management Agency has been working along with the city of Ottawa, Sen. Sue Rezin, and Illinois Department of Natural Reso ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • IEDC, NCICG sponsor economic development webinar

    OGLESBY — “Transforming Your Elected Officials into Champions for Economic Development” is the title of the webinar to be presented from 1:30 to 3 p.m ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:21 pm
  • Grand jury returns seven indictments

    PRINCETON — The following cases were considered by the Bureau County grand jury.Karly F. Ketron, 22, ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Nature’s masterpiece arrives in Bureau County

    Bureau County residents woke up Wednesday morning to Jack Frost’s artistic palette. With overnight temperatures plummeting, Jack Frost did his dance o ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • A warm spot in the storm

    What if the temperature outside was nearing zero degrees, and you were having a problem with your furnace? What if the cold weather is causing you to ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • County board accepts Herrmann’s resignation

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board accepted the resignation of Bureau County State’s Attorney Pat Herrmann with regret at Tuesday’s regular meeting.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 3:05 pm
  • Tiskilwa discusses boil order

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board on Tuesday discussed a boil order issue after some equipment malfunctioned at the village’s water plant.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • One on one with Bureau County Fair Queen Hannah Shearburn

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked 2014 Bureau County Fair Queen Hannah Shearburn a few questions prior to her heading to state competi ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • National Video