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  • BBB issues ‘Granny Scam’ advisory

    CHICAGO — Many scams and schemes run by con artists are cyclical in that they come and go. Sometimes it’s every few months, or following a natural dis ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • All in good fun; all for a good cause

    Spring Valley Nursing Center staff enjoy a little pie tossing adventure Wednesday afternoon as a fundraiser for the Living Works suicide prevention wo ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Sept. 14 – Norbert Louis and Marge Kocher, John Deere Gator and mower, generator, tool related, furniture, antiques & collectibles, 10 a.m., 4111 Bluf ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Third clue released for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt

    PRINCETON — The search for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt continues with the release of the third clue:
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 6:00 am
  • Cain: ‘It’s a dangerous situation’

    PRINCETON — People are not to be scrounging through items left at the Princeton Recycling Center.Tha ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Hornbaker Gardens to host annual Artisan Market

    PRINCETON — Hornbaker Gardens is revving up for its second annual artisan market event, which takes places this Saturday, Sept. 6.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Four felonies involving a child

    PRINCETON — An Iowa man has been arrested on four charges involving a child solicitation incident in Bureau County.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Revving up for another adventure

    PRINCETON — Though she doesn’t have a written “bucket list” of things she wants to accomplish in the future, Bea Durey says that doesn’t mean she does ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Group launches new initiative to aid economic development

    PRINCETON — A regional approach to economic development of the Illinois Valley Area will be more successful than each town working by itself to create ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Problems near Power Street

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley aldermen decided on Tuesday to delay the sewer project taking place on Power Street.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Pier remains closed at Zearing

    PRINCETON — The fishing pier at the Zearing Park pond will remain closed until next spring.On Wednes ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • $1.58 million lawsuit settled

    SPRING VALLEY — A Bureau County woman has reached a $1.58 million settlement in Bureau County stemming from a 2006 lawsuit against Daktronics Corporat ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Dixon murder-suicide victims are identified

    DIXON — The identities of the grandmother killed by her grandson Tuesday afternoon were released shortly before 1 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • First Person (Bob Hayward)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Fairfield, Ill., Wayne County. Family: Wife, Ruth; two adul ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Second clue released for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt

    PRINCETON — The search for Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt continues with the release of the second clue:
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 6:00 am
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