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  • Obedient to the offering

    SHEFFIELD — The Western Bureau County Food Pantry’s first priority is to offer a warm meal for its visitors, but according to Mary Lanham, the most im ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Shoots of opportunity through the soil

    PRINCETON — After searching the earth around, yet to be found are leaves wearing Lincoln’s features, or quarters budding from the bulbs of a branch. M ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:34 pm
  • The hunter ... or the hunted

    PRINCETON — Jon Monier is an avid hunter, and he’s seen many unique animals in his travels through the Illinois wilderness ... but up until the aftern ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Research group studies Hennepin Canal

    ROCK FALLS – A University of Illinois research group is asking for local residents’ help in a project focused on the Hennepin Canal.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:32 pm
  • FBI gang task force catches second suspect in Centrue Bank robbery

    PRINCETON — The second Centrue Bank robbery suspect was apprehended in Hammond, Ind., during the morning hours of Wednesday, Nov. 13, according to a p ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Widmark cliffhanger to be resolved Dec. 12

    PRINCETON – A power failure about one hour into Wednesday night’s showing of a Richard Widmark film at the Princeton Public Library created an unsched ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • IVCH blood drive is Nov. 19

    PERU — Illinois Valley Community Hospital is sponsoring an American Red Cross blood drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, in the IVCH Six ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:06 pm
  • No reason to sing the blues

    PRINCETON — The choir at PHS has been recognized by the Grammy foundation as one of the nation’s top choral programs in public high schools. Each year ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Problems overhead at the courthouse

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Courthouse will not be getting a new roof until next spring.Because of ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Seeing ... brown?

    WYANET — Issues with water are still flooding the village of Wyanet. Recently some residents experienced brown water. Village employee Brandon Teske e ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Honoring our area veterans

    A host of Veterans Day ceremonies were held across Bureau County on Tuesday and Wednesday. In many cases, schools that were in session hosted Veterans ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 5:12 pm
  • Reminders about college tax credits

    ST. LOUIS, Mo. ―— The Internal Revenue Service is reminding parents and students that now is a good time to see if they will qualify for college tax c ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • DeSutter announces campaign

    PRINCETON — On Friday, Nov. 6, Knox County farmer Mike DeSutter announced he is entering the race for Illinois State Representative in the 74th Distri ...
    Nov. 11, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • SV looks at resident sign issue

    SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley has been looking into a possible business being operated in a residential area, that may not have been autho ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Tiskilwa approves tax levy

    TISKILWA — The Tiskilwa Village Board approved a tax levy of $74,350 at its meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 10, which is slightly higher than last year’s req ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:32 am
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