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  • Early voting begins Monday

    PRINCETON — Early voting for the April 7 consolidated election begins Monday, March 23. Every registered voter within Bureau County is eligible to cas ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Bids opened; review necessary

    WALNUT — Garbage was on the agenda of the Walnut Village Board meeting, held Monday, March 16. The board received and opened three sealed bids for the ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • ISP announce roadside safety check results

    LASALLE – The Illinois State Police (ISP) announced the results of a roadside safety check (RSC) held during the late evening hours of Saturday, March ...
    March 18, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • First Person — Sharon Peterson

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Hammond, Ind. Family: Two daughters, Sarah Peterson and Rebe ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:29 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    March 31 — Kerry Jaggers, Marita Jaggers and Jaggers Trust, farmland, 10 a.m., sale held at 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Servic ...
    March 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Program aimed at developing area workforce

    OGLESBY — Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti, together with experts from Washington, D.C., Chicago, Springfield and cities throughout the Starved Rock Countr ...
    March 18, 2015 - 12:26 pm
  • 5,700 pounds of ... sausage?

    ARLINGTON — St. Patrick’s Catholic Church of Arlington is prepping for its annual spring pancake and sausage breakfast on Sunday, March 22.
    March 16, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Bureau County school boards on the ballot

    Voters will be able to select school board candidates in the upcoming election, set for Tuesday, April 7. Below is the list of candidates, as well as ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:17 pm
  • Buda departments unite

    BUDA — The Buda Fire Department and Buda Rescue Unit will be uniting together as one entity.The merg ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day ... ‘Two Irish Tellers’

    The “Two Irish Tellers” returned to the Prairie Arts Center in Princeton for their third annual storytelling event Saturday, March 14, just in time fo ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:15 pm
  • Time for another Ladies Night Out

    MANLIUS — The Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manlius will be hosting the seventh annual Ladies Night Out (LNO) from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Marc ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:11 pm
  • Walnut Chamber of Commerce to host Congressman Kinzinger

    WALNUT — The Walnut Chamber of Commerce has announced Congressman Adam Kinzinger will be the featured keynote speaker at its annual banquet Monday, Ma ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  • Remembering St. Patrick’s Day of 1983

    It was more than 30 years ago on St. Patrick’s Day when a group of area residents took a trip to Dublin, Ireland. Before they left, then-Mayor Bill Ne ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Dear Soldier deadline draws near

    With less than a month left for the Dear Soldier letter collection campaign, the chance to thank military men and women for their service is drawing t ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Fishing at Dixon Waterfowl Refuge to reopen to the public in 2015

    HENNEPIN — The Wetlands Initiative (TWI) is hoping to reopen public fishing at its Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge at Hennepin and Hopper Lakes sta ...
    March 16, 2015 - 4:04 pm
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