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  • The Closet gives back to 29 local non-profit agencies

    PRINCETON — Church Women United of Princeton raised $110,700 through The Closet throughout 2016; that money was distributed to 29 non-profit organizat ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 4:03 pm
  • New homeless program casts a wider net

    ROCK FALLS – A new program that will help provide permanent homes and life skills for area homeless people who struggle with issues such as mental ill ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:32 am
  • Reversing the reverse osmosis decision?

    SPRING VALLEY — A vote taken two weeks ago was brought under scrutiny during the Tuesday, Jan. 3, Spring Valley City Council meeting.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:33 am
  • Backbone Road rollover

    A work van was involved in a rollover accident at the intersection of Backbone Road and Euclid Avenue late Wednesday morning. Responders cleared the s ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 9:35 pm
  • Public access

    Monday, Jan. 9 DePue Village Board, 7 p.m., village hall Mineral Village Board, 6:30 p.m., village ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 10:35 am
  • A lesson in chlorine

    PRINCETON — Anyone who has ever been to a public pool will usually associate it with the odor of chlorine. However, those in attendance at the most re ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • Winter sports — a chilly adventure

    While warmer weather speaks to walkers, runners and those looking to play a game of baseball, soccer or other outdoor games, the blustery winter weath ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 9:49 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Jan. 7 — Buchholz estate, furniture, tools and related items, collectibles and household, 10 a.m., 208 N. Church St., Granville, Tumbleson Auction Co. ...
    Jan. 5, 2017 - 9:51 am
  • New Walnut business might be a problem

    WALNUT— The old grocery store in Walnut is getting a facelift, and the Walnut Village Board discussed a building permit for the property at its meetin ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 12:43 pm
  • Taking a Clean break

    Clean Line Energy has withdrawn pending applications in Iowa for approval of its planned project that runs through several counties in Iowa and Illino ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • Feathered friends

    This white-breasted nuthatch found a cup of kindness left seemingly just for him. With cold winter weather upon us, many area residents find comfort a ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Looking back at 2016

    Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series that highlights events which happened in Bureau County in 2016.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • What's ahead for Bureau County towns/villages

    Editor’s note: This is the second story in an ongoing series on what the mayors/presidents of Bureau County municipalities are predicting for their to ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Debb Ladgenski talks about the community she loves and works to improve

    SPRING VALLEY — For more than four decades, Debb Ladgenski has been a familiar face in Spring Valley. As a longtime resident and an active member of t ...
    Jan. 4, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • First Person (George Benedetti)

    Family: Family of two. Occupation: Artist. What was your first job: I worked in a bakery cooking d ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 4:52 pm