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  • Walnut sewer project nears completion

    WALNUT — The village of Walnut’s $2 million-plus sewer improvement project is now considered to be 95 percent complete.
    July 8, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Dallas shootings

    Police officers and families all over the nation are mourning the loss of five brothers in blue following Thursday evening’s attack in Dallas — an att ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Wyanet Summer Festival names reigning queens

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    July 8, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • The budget stalemate and IVCC

    OGLESBY — The budget stalemate in Springfield has forced Illinois Valley Community College to anticipate a significant loss in funding for fiscal 2017 ...
    July 8, 2016 - 2:42 pm
  • Free school supplies for those who qualify

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Food Pantry will hold its annual free school supply registration and distribution for qualified families for children in ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Youthful actors get plenty of experience at Camp 56

    Faustina Bystry (from left), Garity Leach and Brennan Roden act out their “Lion Tamer” skit during one of their final rehearsals before their performa ...
    July 8, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • June was warm and dry in Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN – The statewide average temperature for June in Illinois was 74.8 degrees, which was 2.9 degrees above normal and the 14th warmest June on r ...
    July 8, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • ‘Yes ... you can: Water bath canning, preserving practice’

    Enjoy summer produce all year long with a timely seasonal program on home canning with an opportunity to practice preserving safely. During the progra ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • Extension offers Junior Chefs Program

    The University of Illinois Extension is providing cooking classes for youth in several communities this summer through the Illinois Junior Chefs Progr ...
    July 7, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • What's happening with the railroad crossing?

    PRINCETON — Many citizens have expressed concerns about the recent work conducted on the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad crossing on North Main ...
    July 7, 2016 - 11:21 am
  • Bridging the gap in education

    PRINCETON/SPRING VALLEY — Area superintendents are pleased with the stopgap measure temporarily halting the budget impasse in Illinois, but they are n ...
    July 7, 2016 - 7:34 am
  • Princeton OKs access for new Casey’s

    PRINCETON — Casey’s General Store is assembling plans to build a new location on the north side of Princeton.
    July 6, 2016 - 3:38 pm
  • Harvesting the past

    The summer wheat has been harvested the way it used to be done in preparation for Ohio’s Ol’ Fashun Threshun Days which will be held the weekend of Ju ...
    July 6, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Fixed on the forewarning

    SPRING VALLEY — During the Spring Valley City Council meeting Tuesday, July 5, Spring Valley Police Chief Kevin Sangston tackled the issue of faulty e ...
    July 6, 2016 - 3:37 pm
  • Weekend Whereabouts

    Images from around Bureau County. ...
    July 6, 2016 - 3:39 pm