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  • Neponset Days will be June 10-11

    NEPONSET — Needing some fun hometown activities this weekend? Well, Neponset is the place to be.Nepo ...
    June 9, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Man dies in crash

    WYANET — Joseph Fleming Jr., 27, of Walnut died in an accident on Wyanet Walnut Road just north of 1900 North Avenue in rural Wyanet at 2:17 a.m. June ...
    June 8, 2016 - 4:47 pm
  • Aiming for a bullseye

    Area Cub Scouts have spent a busy week at City County Park enjoying outdoor activities including archery, BB guns, kickball, a field trip to an implem ...
    June 8, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Coalition encourages legislators to fund rural treatment centers

    SPRINGFIELD — Physicians, nurses, pharmacists, law enforcement, mental and behavioral health providers and concerned citizens were among the 225-plus ...
    June 9, 2016 - 11:19 am
  • First Person (Eugene Kopczynski)

    Town: Ladd. Family: I’m the last one left. Occupation: Retired heavy equipment operator. What was ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • What is your favorite Bureau County summer event?

    "My favorite summer event is the Bureau County Fair with the family."Sarah Larson, Princeton"My favo ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:49 pm
  • Suicide awareness on their minds

    The annual Living Works Suicide Awareness Walk was held in Princeton on Saturday. The event began at Darius Miller Park and ended at Zearing Park, whe ...
    June 8, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    June 9 – Kerry and Donna Jaggers, real estate, 5:30 p.m., 301 and 300 E. Main St., Wyanet, Rediger Auction Service, auctioneers.
    June 8, 2016 - 4:48 pm
  • Celebrating Old Glory

    To many, the sight of a United States flag blowing in the breeze is breathtaking. That flag, comprised of 13 red and white stripes and 50 white stars ...
    June 9, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • When Interstate 180 became a runway

    At 5:42 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, a 2008 SR22 aircraft, piloted by Danik Shiv Kumar, 24, of Sandusky, Ohio, was forced to make an emergency landing on Int ...
    June 8, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Fatal crash outside of Wyanet

    WYANET — A 27-year-old male was involved in a fatal single-vehicle accident on Wyanet Walnut Road just north of 1900 North Avenue in rural Wyanet at 2 ...
    June 7, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Federal investigation is ongoing

    SPRINGFIELD — The U.S. Attorney’s Office is investigating the campaign spending of Frank Mautino, formerly an Illinois Representative from Spring Vall ...
    June 6, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Red, sweet and yummy ...

    TISKILWA — The annual Strawberry and Art Festival was held Saturday in Tiskilwa held on the grounds of the Museum on Main.
    June 6, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • A temporary fix

    On May 12, Illinois State Rep. David Leitch (R-Peoria) supported legislation to provide $700 million in emergency stopgap funding to human services ag ...
    June 6, 2016 - 4:11 pm
  • Respecting the ride

    PRINCETON — As the calendar pages bring us to summer, motorcycle riders are out in full force.Two ri ...
    June 7, 2016 - 2:00 pm