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  • Fewer patrons in 2016

    SPRING VALLEY — The Hall Township Food Pantry served less patrons in 2016 than it had in the previous two years.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 4:31 pm
  • Public access

    Monday Spring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., city hall DePue Village Board, 7 p.m., village hall Mi ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 9:44 am
  • Happy Valentine’s Day

    Kalysta Biskie (from left), Makenzie Walk, Emily Wines and Ashley Choate enjoy the time they’ve spent making Valentine’s Day cards. They’re looking fo ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:13 pm
  • Board issues release on upcoming referendum

    The following news release was issued to the Bureau County Republican from the Bureau Valley school board. Bureau Valley Board President Dr. Rick Cern ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • IDOC to open Kewanee Life Skills Re-entry Center

    KEWANEE — The Illinois Department of Corrections announced Feb. 6 the launch of its first Life Skills Re-entry Center in Kewanee, where offenders who ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:33 pm
  • Hidden in Plain Sight

    PRINCETON — CPASA (Community Partners Against Substance Abuse) just wrapped up its 10th Hidden in Plain Sight program last Thursday at the Bureau Coun ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Oak Ridge Boys to headline Bureau County Fair country show

    PRINCETON — One of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry is coming to the 162nd Bureau County Fair in Princeton on Thursd ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:14 pm
  • What’s your favorite Valentine’s Day gift to receive, and what’s your favorite Valentine’s gift to give?

    “I like to take my Valentine on a fancy date. There is nothing better than receiving beautiful flowers.”
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 3:02 pm
  • Foreign Language Fair set for Feb. 16

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley will celebrate the diversity of world cultures at its annual Foreign Language Fair on Thursday, Feb. 16, at the high school.
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • PMH will sponsor ‘Pack the Place Pink Night’ Tuesday at PHS

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton will sponsor a “Pack the Place Pink Night” on Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the Princeton High School boys bas ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Putting a smile on their faces

    SPRING VALLEY — Everyone enjoys getting a Valentine’s Day card showing there’s someone who cares. On Feb. 14 — Valentine’s Day — members of the Hall H ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:30 pm
  • ISP releases 2016 activity report

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police (ISP) District 17 released its activity totals from 2016.Throughout ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 1:16 pm
  • Walnut hears concerns on dilapidated properties

    WALNUT— The Walnut Village Board and local business owners discussed the condition of two Main Street properties during its meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7 ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Preliminary plans for Princeton's streetscape improvements being displayed

    PRINCETON — Sketches of the vision for streetscape improvements from Interstate 80 to the courthouse square were shared Wednesday night with the Princ ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Kleist pleads guilty to Class 3 felony

    PRINCETON — Kameron Q. Kleist, 22, formerly of Princeton, pleaded guilty on Jan. 31 to the Class 3 felony of failure to register as a sex offender,
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:44 pm