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  • Sham-Rock-N-Roll Pub Crawl is Saturday

    SHEFFIELD — A fundraiser for the Western Bureau County Food Pantry is set for Saturday, March 14.The ...
    March 11, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • One-on-one with Geno Caffarini

    Attorney Geno Caffarini has returned to Bureau County as the new Bureau County State’s Attorney; he has been active in his position for the last month ...
    March 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Mautino announces cancer diagnosis

    SPRING VALLEY – State Rep. Frank Mautino on Tuesday, March 10, released the following statement about the treatment he is receiving for recently diagn ...
    March 11, 2015 - 4:04 pm
  • Wyanet increases fees for violating ordinances

    WYANET — Fines for committing ordinance violations are increasing significantly in Wyanet.On Tuesday ...
    March 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • First Person (Ron McCutchan)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Princeton. Family: My mom, two brothers and a sister live in ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Fr. Dominic Garramone receives honor

    PERU — Fr. Dominic Garramone, O.S.B., will be featured as one of St. Mary’s University’s selected 100 alumni during their centennial. One hundred alum ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Nature’s Corner program will be presented Saturday

    SPRING VALLEY — When it comes to nature, children are very inquisitive. On Saturday, March 14, “Where does maple syrup come from?” will be the topic p ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:54 pm
  • Branson’s Gordy and Debbie to perform at fairgrounds

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Fair presents “A Tribute to George Strait Show” featuring Gordy and Debbie, one of Branson’s top duets from 6 to 9 p.m. ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Auction calendar

    March 14 – Kerry and Donna Jaggers, farm equipment, farm antiques and collectibles, 10 a.m., 401 W. Main St. (The Shed), Wyanet, Rediger Auction Servi ...
    March 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Radon awareness class March 19

    OGLESBY — Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer among non-smokers and the second leading cause of lung cancer in the United States. Radon is a col ...
    March 11, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • 19 years of service

    PRINCETON — After serving the Princeton community for the past 19 years, Princeton Mayor Keith Cain will step down at the end of his term. Cain served ...
    March 9, 2015 - 3:48 pm
  • On the horizon ...

    Looking at the higher temperatures expected this week, it’s evident spring is trying its' best to get here fast.
    March 9, 2015 - 3:50 pm
  • Lions come out to support charity

    Lions Club Vice President Scott Bickett places the drawn ticket numbers into the drawdown board at the annual Lions Club charity event.
    March 9, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • CCL + FOID = Streamlined process

    Beginning next week, Illinois State Police are merging FOID and concealed carry license (CCL) application processes.
    March 9, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • A sweet presentation

    John Sims of John’s Tree and Lawn Care and Dennis Taylor, an arborist with Taylor’s Trees and Turf, gave a presentation Sunday, March 8, at West Park ...
    March 9, 2015 - 3:41 pm
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