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  • More car for less money

    Thanks to a new Illinois law that took effect Jan. 1, state taxes on vehicle leases will be reduced by as much as 50 percent, allowing consumers to ge ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • NCICG to host meetings for natural hazard mitigation planning

    PERU/LACON — North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) will host two meetings to gather public input to create goals for the region’s mult ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:20 pm
  • And the Widmark winners are ...

    Princeton artist Bart Kassabaum (pictured right) recently ended a long-term promotion drawing for two pieces he created of Princeton legend, Richard W ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • CUB clinic to analyze utility bills

    SPRING VALLEY — The Citizens Utility Board (CUB) will analyze utility bills at a free clinic to help Spring Valley-area residents save potentially hun ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Bureau County Republican Women draw raffle winner

    The Bureau County Republican Women recently conducted a raffle drawing with the winning ticket receiving a $285 meat bundle from the Wyanet Locker. Th ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Five tips for using unwanted gift cards

    How can you glean value from unused gift cards? That’s an important question, considering more than $45 billion in gift cards have gone unredeemed sin ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Jan. 19 is Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday. What would he think about the state of the country if he were still alive?

    “He would think that certain things are better concerning equality, but he would want us to continue to treat others equally.”
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • City of Princeton warning: Buried fire hydrants create safety hazard

    PRINCETON — With the first significant snow of the year, the Princeton Fire Department reminds residents to keep fire hydrants in their neighborhoods ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 3:10 pm
  • Bureau County State’s Attorney Patrick Herrmann resigns

    PRINCETON — For 16 years, Patrick Herrmann has served as the Bureau County’s State’s Attorney. But as the calendar turns from 2014 to 2015, things cha ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:58 pm
  • Church Women United gives back

    PRINCETON — The Church Women United (CWU) of the Princeton Area gathered on Wednesday morning at The Princeton Closet resale shop to distribute its an ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • What a year it’s been at the Bureau County Food Pantry

    PRINCETON — Last year, 2014, was a busy one for the Bureau County Food Pantry.On top of the day-to-d ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:55 pm
  • ‘Cool Kids’ Corner’ to debut Jan. 15

    Logan Serpette, a 9 year old from Henry, will join the newspaper industry with the debut of his monthly “Cool Kids’ Corner” column, which will first a ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Planning Commission reschedules meeting

    PRINCETON — Due to inclement weather, the regular monthly meeting of the Bureau County Regional Planning Commission scheduled for Jan. 8 was postponed ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Regional Transportation Committee meeting set for Jan. 23

    MENDOTA — The Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) - Region 3 - Transportation Committee (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle and ...
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:26 pm
  • Sheriff Reed appoints Bret Taylor to chief deputy of sheriff’s office

    PRINCETON — Sheriff Jim Reed announced Friday the appointment of Lt. Bret E. Taylor to chief deputy of the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office.
    Jan. 9, 2015 - 2:26 pm
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