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  • Choose safety, not speed or cell phones

    Information provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) shows traffic fatalities in the state are occurring at a more frequent rate t ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 4:58 pm
  • Down and dirty

    Participants got down and dirty at the Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary MudCross Challenge, held Saturday, Aug. 13, at Sunset Ridge MX in Walnut. Eve ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Examining Princeton’s finances

    PRINCETON — The Princeton City Council will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16, in the council chambers at City Hall. The crux of the m ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Down and dirty at the Mudcross Challenge

    Event proceeds benefit the Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:32 am
  • Private: St. Louis scholars

    Editor’s note: This is the third and final story in a series on private schools in Bureau County.PRI ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:25 am
  • Songbirds in Snow Forever stamps take flight

    PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Postal Service celebrated four birds that brighten cold winter days recently by dedicating the Songbirds in Snow Forever sta ...
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Alexander Pool goes to the dogs

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Park District is inviting all pooches for a dip in the Alexander Pool. The event is set for Saturday, Aug. 27. Small dogs wi ...
    Aug. 16, 2016 - 9:26 am
  • What has been the highlight of the 2016 Summer Olympics so far?

    “The highlights for me have been watching swimming, both diving and racing. I like to watch all the competitors.”
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • The dollars and sense of garbage

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board on Tuesday, Aug. 9, debated what residents should pay for garbage collection, but ultimately decided after a len ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:17 pm
  • County board hears from CPASA, B.E.S.T.

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board on Tuesday, Aug. 9, unanimously passed a resolution supporting National Overdose Awareness Week, which will be rec ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Weaver hosts town hall meeting

    PRINCETON — State Sen. Chuck Weaver (37th District) hosted a town hall meeting Wednesday, Aug. 10, at the Prouty Building in Princeton to discuss the ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Silver linings ...

    After several dry, hot and humid days, these storm clouds rolled into Bureau County Thursday afternoon and brought with them a good share of rain thro ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:16 pm
  • Fly like an Eagle

    TISKILWA — Being an Eagle Scout requires hard work and a determined mindset. It mandates leadership of everyone under your wing and asks for endurance ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Mott: From Bureau Valley to IVCC

    PRINCETON — After 11 years of teaching at Bureau Valley High School, Willard Mott of Neponset has decided to take a new direction in his profession.
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Flags of Freedom donation

    Princeton Police Chief and Flags of Freedom co-chairman Tom Root (right) accepts a $900 check from employees of Colonial Healthcare and Rehabilitation ...
    Aug. 12, 2016 - 4:19 pm