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  • Into the wild, blue yonder ...

    Thousands enjoyed the weekend’s perfect weather by attending the TBM Avengers reunion on Saturday at Illinois Valley Regional Airport. Visitors were a ...
    April 18, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • PHS Board has vacancy

    PRINCETON — Princeton High School District 500 is accepting applications to fill the vacancy resulting from the resignation of former school board mem ...
    April 18, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Learning to conserve

    LADD — The Ladd School District held its first Energy Fair on the evening of April 13 and were pleased with the results. Students have been studying t ...
    April 18, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • Crash sends several to hospital

    The Princeton Police and Fire EMS responded to a two-vehicle accident on Friday, April 15, afternoon at the corner of Putnam and Randolph streets. A v ...
    April 19, 2016 - 9:02 am
  • Crash on Interstate 39

    LASALLE — A crash on Interstate 39 sent multiple people to the hospital Saturday, April 16.According ...
    April 18, 2016 - 4:12 pm
  • Earth Day is April 22. What can people do locally to protect our environment?

    "I believe continuing with our recycling efforts to minimize what goes into our landfills, and it also teaches our children good habits for the future ...
    April 18, 2016 - 3:15 pm
  • Several injured in accident

    Several occupants of two vehicles involved in an accident about 3:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Putnam and Randolph streets were taken to Perr ...
    April 15, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Seeing the light ...

    SPRING VALLEY — There are signs of the times in Spring Valley — big, bold and bright — but those factors are causing a stir among citizens and drivers ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Week of the Young Child

    The preschool classes of Princeton’s Douglas Grade School took advantage of the beautiful weather on Wednesday, April 13, to help commemorate The Week ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • County board approves camp rezoning

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board approved rezoning 8.69 acres of land in Berlin Township to create a private camp called Glenhagen Farm Retreat aft ...
    April 15, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Creating a Veterans’ Memorial

    WYANET — At its meeting this week, Ann Fritz on behalf of the Wyanet Ladies Auxiliary provided the Wyanet Village Board with information regarding the ...
    April 15, 2016 - 8:18 pm
  • Spring Valley man arrested for cocaine delivery

    SPRING VALLEY — Juwaun R. Hodges, 38, of Spring Valley, was apprehended on Route 6 west of Peru at 1:53 p.m. Tuesday, April 12.
    April 15, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Every second counts ...

    SPRING VALLEY — With the senses and abilities that come natural to a canine, one dog can search the same area as 50 men. When it comes to finding a mi ...
    April 19, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • Relay for Life kickoff set for April 19

    PRINCETON —The Relay for Life of Bureau County 2016 kickoff is set for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton, ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:24 pm
  • Taking back the night

    Freedom House founder Nedda Simon addresses the crowd Wednesday, April 13, at the organization’s annual Take Back the Night event, held at the Nelson ...
    April 15, 2016 - 2:16 pm