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  • Helping those in need

    Centrue Bank of Princeton presented a $1,000 check to Tabitha’s Hands recently. Those pictured include Mike Smith (left to right), Cindy Davidson, Mar ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Hill Road Financial acquires Citizens First State Bank of Walnut

    WALNUT — The board of directors of Citizens Bancshares Inc. and Hill Road Financial Holdings LLC announced on Wednesday Hill Road Financial Holdings w ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • Plan Commission approves crematorium

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Plan Commission approved at its meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10 a zoning amendment and special use petition for a crematorium to be ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Collecting maple syrup in Tiskilwa

    TISKILWA — Tiskilwa Village Board members approved at their meeting Tuesday, Feb. 10 to allow John Sims, village resident, to tap a sugar maple tree l ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • St. Louis assists Gateway

    The fourth- and fifth-grade classes at St. Louis Catholic School in Princeton completed a service project for Gateway’s Developmental Training Program ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Langue presents quilting program

    Valerie Langue of the Quilt Merchant in Winfield presented a program, Trunk Show, to the Covered Bridge Quilters Guild at its Friday, Feb. 6, meeting. ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Beware of flooding scams

    CHICAGO — Recent warmer temperatures and the resulting snow melt and rain may create flooding emergencies for homeowners. These problems can also brin ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Village employees get raises

    WYANET — The village of Wyanet employees will be receiving a 7 percent raise.During closed session, ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • First Person — Rita Hanna

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Sheffield. Family: Husband, Gary; daughters, Bethany, Maggie ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:56 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Feb. 15 – Miscellaneous sellers, antique furniture, small antiques, lamps, old display cases, oriental rugs, coins, stamps, postcards, farm toys, hous ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Photos from you — Robin Lynn Beaber Stage

    Robin Lynn Beaber Stage submitted these photos of the frost on Jan. 14. ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Changing public education

    PRINCETON — Princeton Elementary Superintendent Tim Smith intends to educate the community on the goals and progress of the initiative Vision 20/20. V ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:05 pm
  • Facing Huntington’s Disease

    TISKILWA — Following the loss of her father and brother to Huntington’s Disease (HD) last year, Amber Porter of Tiskilwa has stepped up to help fellow ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:06 pm
  • Material bids will ‘speak for themselves’

    PRINCETON — In response to a recent publication concerning bids for the upcoming Claude Bailey Subdivision water main construction, executive director ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • ‘Pleeeeeeease can I buy this?’

    Ben Giachetto found a few items he sure wanted to buy at the Bureau County Flea Market, held Sunday at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. The fairgrounds ...
    Feb. 9, 2015 - 4:02 pm
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