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  • Raising red flags

    PRINCETON — During the Princeton City Council meeting on Monday, May 16, many former veterans and concerned citizens raised some red flags over the ci ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:06 pm
  • Never give up ...

    PRINCETON — During the Rwandan genocide in the early 1990s, families would be stopped on the side of the road by African soldiers in power under a cor ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Tiger Top 10

    Princeton High School’s Top 10 graduates for this year are Mallory Wheeler (front row, from left), valedictorian Jacob Doan, salutatorian Brooke Hiero ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Seniors, spaghetti ... and fun

    The Bureau County Senior Center hosted a spaghetti dinner on Sunday, May 15, at the facility on West Marion Street in Princeton. The spaghetti dinner ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • Fire simulator training on Saturday

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Fire Department and Northern Bureau County Firefighter’s Association will host a Flashover Simulator training on Sat ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:31 am
  • Walnut hears from Republic Services

    WALNUT — A representative from Republic Services of Dixon, the village garbage pick-up company, spoke to the Walnut Village Board at its meeting Monda ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • The St. Louis blues

    The Princeton Logan Junior High School choir under the direction of Emily Stover performs at Ballpark Villag, the hub of the St. Louis sports scene wh ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • LaSalle woman arrested for heroin

    DEPUE — A LaSalle woman, formerly of DePue, was recently apprehended by TRIDENT agents in connection to the delivery of heroin.
    May 19, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • First Person (Keirsten Stockton)

    Town: Walnut. Family: Michael Walters (father), Alicia Clay (mother), Collyn Walters (brother), Sh ...
    May 18, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    May 23, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    May 20 – Ron and Margaret Moats, tool and tool-related items, 4 p.m., at onsite location of 119 Railroad St., Bureau, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctionee ...
    May 18, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • Pomp and circumstance are in the air

    St. Bede Academy graduates file into their graduation ceremony to receive their diplomas. Sixty-six graduates earned their diplomas during the ceremon ...
    May 18, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Mosquitoes 101

    They are those pesky little creatures that arrive every year. Sometimes they come early — oftentimes they stay late. But either way, mosquitoes are ne ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Are you a local artist?

    PRINCETON — Are you a local artist who would like to showcase and sell your work? The third annual Art in the Park might be just the place to accompli ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • A smart boater is a safe boater

    Here in the Illinois Valley, the current tends to run in many residents’ blood. With many rivers, canals and bodies of water at our fingertips, it is ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:11 pm