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  • Questions about the Farm Bill?

    PRINCETON — Area farmers who have questions about programs included in the 2014 Farm Bill are invited to attend an informational meeting at 9 a.m. Dec ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Toy show on Saturday

    PRINCETON — The first-ever toy show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton. New and gently used toy ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • First Person (Hugo Heredia)

    City: Spring Valley. Where did you grow up: DePue. Family: Two girls and one boy — Hallee, 14, Victo ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Christmas events planned for Saturday

    PRINCETON — A day of Christmas events for kids and family is being organized by the Princeton Lions Club, with the help of other community organizatio ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:18 pm
  • December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

    SPRINGFIELD – The holidays are considered by many to be a magical time of year, full of times with family, food, and celebrations. However, for many f ...
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Dec. 6 – Farm machinery consignment, 9:30 a.m., 401 W. Main St., (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    Dec. 3, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • There's a new treasurer in town

    New Bureau County Treasurer Courtney Yates-Mabry also speaks to those in attendance after taking the oath of office from Bureau County Circuit Judge M ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Fire up those engines, boys!

    PRINCETON — Even though winter doesn’t officially begin until later on this month, the cold weather associated with the winter season has made its way ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • One-on-one with Nina Urbanowski

    Editor’s note: The Bureau County Republican asked retiring Bureau County Treasurer Nina Urbanowski about her retirement, her career and her plans for ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • There's a new sheriff in town

    New Bureau County Sheriff Jim Reed addresses the crowd Monday morning after he took the oath of office at the Bureau County Courthouse.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:54 pm
  • Bureau County unemployment: 7.6 percent

    It's going to be a much merrier Christmas this year for many Illinois residents than it was last year. October unemployment rates fell for the seventh ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • Out and About

    Images from this weekend's events around Bureau County. ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • PHS Tech Club wins national award

    Princeton High School's Tech Club members show off their Aviation Merit Award after the Real World Design Challenge in Washington, D.C. Standing from ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Bowl for the Cure

    PRINCETON — Crown Lanes Bowling Alley in Princeton will be full of supporters on Saturday, all looking to raise monies for the Susan G. Komen Breast C ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Don’t use that handicapped space!

    Secretary of State Jesse White has announced the Secretary of State Police will conduct statewide parking stings targeting people illegally parking in ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:28 pm
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