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  • Bicyclist dies in Peru crash

    PERU — Peru Police Chief Doug Bernabei has released the following information on a minivan versus bicycle accident that resulted in the death of the b ...
    July 11, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Smile! The city could be watching!

    PRINCETON — New signage and updated surveillance equipment can be expected at the Princeton Recycling Center to address the problem of unwanted junk d ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Out&About

    Images from the 2014 Wyanet Summer Festival ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:07 pm
  • 100 percent on board

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board needs to be in total agreement before moving ahead with a county administrator search, according to a consultant.
    July 11, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Offering a ‘Second Helping?’

    SPRING VALLEY — Summer is a challenging time for local food pantries.Patrons who have school-aged ch ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Wyanet royalty crowned

    Wyanet Festival Queen Payton Glafka (center) is pictured with second runner-up Kaylee Towne (left) and first runner-up Stephanie Christian. The annual ...
    July 11, 2014 - 1:04 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    July 19 – Roger W. Freeman estate, tractors, miscellaneous equipment, trailers, car, tools and collectibles, 9:30 a.m., 936 N. 16th Road, Tonica, Lenn ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Sharing the road

    PRINCETON — With Princeton’s popular bicycle event, Z-Tour, just around the corner, motorists should be on the lookout for cyclists on the roadways.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Sheffield approves appropriations

    SHEFFIELD — Sheffield appropriations of $1.8 million were approved by the village board Monday night.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Walnut’s event deemed a success

    WALNUT — Walnut Police Chief Tom Ptasnik said all went well during Walnut’s Fourth of July celebration.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Honoring Dr. Martin Faber

    A celebration to honor the retirement of Dr. Martin Faber, a longtime family doctor to many in the area, was held at Perry Memorial Hospital on Thursd ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Presentation and book signing planned

    SPRING VALLEY — A presentation and book signing will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday in the community room at the Spring Valley City Hall.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:49 pm
  • DePue/Bureau County Democrats to meet

    DEPUE — The DePue/Bureau County Democrats will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the DePue VFW, by the lake in DePue, for Pack the House Night. Note that the ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Celebrating cancer survivors

    Area residents show up Tuesday evening at the LaMoille Fire Station to show their support for cancer survivors represented by a pink fire truck travel ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • County makes wind farm decision

    PRINCETON — After several months of consideration, the Bureau County Board has made its decision on how to handle decommissioning funds for the Big Sk ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:55 pm
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