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  • Long charged with retail theft

    OTTAWA — Patricia Long, the wife of newly-seated Illinois State Rep. Jerry Long, has been charged with retail theft, a criminal misdemeanor, after she ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:48 pm
  • ISP reports results of RSC

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police (ISP) District 17 announced results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held in LaSalle County from late night Friday, Ja ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:05 am
  • First Person (Irma Ruiz)

    Family: Husband, Ruben, and two daughters and two sons. Occupation: Preschool teacher assistant at ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:28 pm
  • Ohio man shot in DePue tavern

    DEPUE — Bureau County Sheriff James Reed issued a press release regarding a burglary/shooting in DePue.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 1:44 pm
  • Princeton hears from Landmarks Illinois

    PRINCETON — Frank Butterfield, director of the Springfield office of Landmarks Illinois, a statewide historic preservation program, told Princeton tha ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Nerf Nights

    Dozens of children are regularly attending the Bureau County Metro Center’s Nerf Nights; the events will be held each Friday evening until Feb. 10. Ch ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • The ride of a lifetime

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — When you think about the inaugural parade, held after a president of the United States takes the oath of office, your mind probably ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • BV Board hears report from first robotics league

    MANLIUS — Bureau Valley North’s (BVN) first junior high robotics league was formed this past fall.Th ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:20 pm
  • Bureau County Farm Bureau holds 102nd annual meeting

    PRINCETON — Bureau County Farm Bureau (BCFB) is celebrating a record breaking year after being honored by numerous statewide awards it received.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:22 pm
  • Tri-DENT arrests two on cannabis charges

    On Jan. 24, at about 12:49 p.m., Tri-DENT Agents conducted a traffic stop on a 2007 Dodge Minivan with Michigan registration for traffic violations on ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:21 pm
  • Training that could save your life

    The Northern Bureau County Fire Association held training exercisers on Jan. 21 at the Ladd Fire Department. Participating in the training exercise we ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Public access

    MondaySpring Valley City Council, 7 p.m., city hall ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:26 pm
  • Mendota men arrested on drug felonies

    MENDOTA — Two Mendota men were arrested on drug charges after Tri-DENT agents conducted a search warrant in their home around 9:22 a.m. Jan. 23.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 4:21 pm
  • Did you watch the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump? What was your reaction?

    "I watched the swearing in with the students in my second-grade class. I thought it was important to share this piece of history with my kids."
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Jan. 28 - Richard Brown, Lionel train engines and cars, collectibles and household items, 9 a.m., at The Shed, 401 W. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auctio ...
    Jan. 25, 2017 - 10:49 am