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  • Back to the '60s

    Shelley Whittington admires a classic vehicle on Saturday during the Back in the Day event, sponsored by K&E Auto Sales in Princeton. The event includ ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:25 pm
  • Crayne: The need is always there

    WYANET — The Wyanet Food Pantry continues to meet a steady need to help feed the hungry within the Wyanet community.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:26 pm
  • Headed to China; headed to St. Bede

    PERU — On Friday afternoon, the four Chinese representatives visiting from Kinglee High School took a full tour of the St. Bede Academy campus to get ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Mmm ... Mmm ... Good!

    Avery Pratt, 3, of Sheffield enjoys a bowl of homemade chicken noodle soup Sunday afternoon at a soup supper, sponsored by the Sheffield Public Librar ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Croissant enters guilty plea

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley woman has entered an open plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of theft.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Michigan men plead guilty

    PRINCETON — Two Michigan men have pleaded guilty in Bureau County Court to felony drug charges.On Ma ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Lupo gets prison time

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley teen has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of retail theft.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Cemetery cleanup

    OHIO — Help is needed to clean up St. Mary’s Cemetery north of Ohio at 9 a.m. Saturday. Volunteers can meet in the Ohio Catholic Church parking lot to ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Burgess enters guilty plea to heroin felony

    PRINCETON — A Princeton man has been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 4 f ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Hazing law challenged in 2012 fraternity drinking death

    SYCAMORE — Defense attorneys for the five former Pi Kappa Alpha members accused in the November 2012 death of a Northern Illinois University freshman ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • A stitch in time ...

    Mary Wallis of Princeton works on a project during a beginner bead embroidery workshop, held Saturday at the Christ Community Church in Princeton. The ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • Food plot orders being taken

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Pheasants Forever is now taking orders for food plots.Available seed inclu ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Death ruled accidental

    PRINCETON — A Bureau County coroner’s jury ruled the death of a 49-year-old Manteno woman as accidental.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Given the recent shootings at Fort Hood, do you think returning military personnel are offered enough mental health services?

    “Mental health issues should be treated as health issues and not stigmatized. Not enough resources are allocated to those suffering mental health issu ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Comprehensively speaking

    PRINCETON — About 40 Bureau County residents showed up for the last of four public meetings held around the county to gather public input for an updat ...
    April 4, 2014 - 3:01 pm
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