• Health department offers mental health discussion

    PRINCETON — The Bureau and Putnam County Health Department will host a moderated discussion on local mental health issues at noon April 22 at the Prin ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • A Princeton legend: Richard Widmark

    Richard Widmark and John Wayne (born Marion Morrison) were on different sides of the fence politically but were both solid professionals and had simil ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Road work ahead!

    The county of Bureau, its townships and municipalities will get a total of about $450,000 as its portion of a $100 million Illinois Jobs Now! construc ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • Council: How many do we buy?

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council is debating the practicality of buying eight new vehicles, including two pick-ups, for the Princeton Police Dep ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Winnie Murphey: A ‘gracious matriarch’

    PRINCETON — As owner of Hoffman’s Patterns of the Past, Winnie Murphey was surrounded by pretty things. And perhaps all those lovely pieces of china a ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Making new friends

    Children in the Douglas Elementary preschool program in Princeton make acquaintances Tuesday afternoon with a variety of friendly animals, thanks to D ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Will burning be restricted in Tiskilwa?

    TISKILWA — Should the village of Tiskilwa residents be restricted in when they can burn?Trustee Dan ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Repair it or buy another one?

    TISKILWA — Tiskilwa Village Board members Tuesday discussed whether to spend money on the village’s tractor/backhoe versus trying to buy another one.
    April 9, 2014 - 1:36 pm
  • Yard waste collection schedule

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton has announced its yard waste collection schedule.Crews will pick u ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • In dedication

    Local and state leaders attended Saturday’s tree dedication sponsored by the Princeton-Illinois Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of th ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:35 pm
  • Planting the future

    Marty Golby (left) gives Clint Block a free tree, compliments of the Neponset Pride organization. This annual event for community members is geared to ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • National Alcohol Screening Day

    LASALLE — Today, Thursday, North Central Behavioral Health Systems (NCBHS) will participate in National Alcohol Screening Day (NASD). NASD is an educa ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:31 pm
  • Date set for Music on Main

    SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield Village Board started the process of bringing music to citizens’ ears following the endless winter.
    April 9, 2014 - 1:28 pm
  • Walnut OKs Legion donation

    WALNUT — The Walnut Village Board approved a donation to the Walnut American Legion.Ralph DeWaele, r ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • First Person (Debbie Evelhoch)

    City: Ladd. Where did you grow up: Peru. Family: Mom, Dorothy; brother, Steve. Pets: Five horses; tw ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:27 pm
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