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  • County board approves camp rezoning

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board approved rezoning 8.69 acres of land in Berlin Township to create a private camp called Glenhagen Farm Retreat aft ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Creating a Veterans’ Memorial

    WYANET — At its meeting this week, Ann Fritz on behalf of the Wyanet Ladies Auxiliary provided the Wyanet Village Board with information regarding the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Spring Valley man arrested for cocaine delivery

    SPRING VALLEY — Juwaun R. Hodges, 38, of Spring Valley, was apprehended on Route 6 west of Peru at 1:53 p.m. Tuesday, April 12.
    April 15, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Every second counts ...

    SPRING VALLEY — With the senses and abilities that come natural to a canine, one dog can search the same area as 50 men. When it comes to finding a mi ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Relay for Life kickoff set for April 19

    PRINCETON —The Relay for Life of Bureau County 2016 kickoff is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton, ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:24 pm
  • Taking back the night

    Freedom House founder Nedda Simon addresses the crowd Wednesday, April 13, at the organization’s annual Take Back the Night event, held at the Nelson ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:16 pm
  • Bubbles and more outdoor fun

    After the enjoyment of coloring on the sidewalk at Princeton’s Darius Miller Park, Douglas Grade School preschool students blew bubbles as many of the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Crossroads informational meeting on April 19

    TISKILWA — An informational meeting for anyone interested in investigating Crossroads for their students in grades 7-12 will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesd ...
    April 15, 2016 - 1:28 pm
  • IVCC Job Fair is April 21

    OGLESBY — More than 50 employers are expected to be on hand for Illinois Valley Community College’s 25th annual job fair, “Discover the Silver Lining ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Family home destroyed

    Wyanet, Buda and Princeton fire departments responded to a house fire at 4:15 p.m. Monday, April 11, at 213 S. Arch St. in Wyanet. Wyanet Fire Chief A ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • Taking it all in stride

    DIMMICK — Addie Sherman of Cherry had two things on her mind Tuesday, April 12, as she prepared to take her place at the starting line of the Dimmick ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:40 pm
  • A spirit of generosity

    PRINCETON — Gary Coates’ classroom was not within the schoolhouse walls ... but everywhere under the clear blue sky; his students ... not just teens i ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Designing Darius Miller Park

    PRINCETON — Members of the community met at Princeton City Hall Tuesday, April 12, to experience a presentation from team members of the Darius Miller ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Questioning authority

    PRINCETON — During the Princeton City Council meeting last week, retired attorney Steve Gunning provided a cursory review of Princeton’s first reading ...
    April 13, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Time to decide

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council was updated on various interests surrounding the wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) during its meeting M ...
    April 14, 2016 - 4:01 pm