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  • Cain: ‘Our insurance company/agent let us down’

    PRINCETON — Princeton residents continue to express their concerns on the city’s handling of flooded basement problems in recent months.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:59 pm
  • Fate of LED ordinance looks brighter

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley Council is looking to have the LED sign ordinance settled and approved by Thanksgiving.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Blood moon produces quite a show

    A blood moon appeared in the sky over Bureau County Wednesday morning. The burnt orange color is a rare occurrence that resulted from the total lunar ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Going to the dogs in Walnut

    WALNUT — Police Chief Tom Ptasnik discussed with the Walnut Village Board the ongoing problem of dogs running loose in the Village.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:58 pm
  • Easter Seals golf scramble a success

    SPRING VALLEY — More than 100 participants came out for Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau Counties’ third annual golf scramble on Sept. 20 at the Spr ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • What kind of weather will we have this winter?

    Wondering how brutal this winter will be? According to popular folklore, you just need to step outside and look for some indicators.
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Ready, set, blast off!

    University of Illinois Extension representative Sue Brooker (from left) gives guidance to Ohio area children Anna McDonald and Helen Wojcik as they bu ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • Helping others help themselves

    PRINCETON — October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and during this time employees of Gateway Services are participating in the awa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • SV prepares for water main flushing

    SPRING VALLEY — The city of Spring Valley will commence flushing water mains at 10 p.m. Sunday. Flushing will continue to Oct. 24. Water mains will be ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Heartland hosts Fall into Free Event

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Co. will host its Fall into Free Event on Friday, Oct. 17.Local ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:47 pm
  • Hansen promoted at sheriff’s office

    PRINCETON — During an in-house ceremony, Bureau County Deputy Sheriff Dexter Hansen was promoted to the rank of administrative sergeant and superinten ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • First Person (Lucy Nelson)

    City: Princeton. Where did you grow up: Princeton. Family: Mom, Julie; Dad, Aaron; brother, Sam. Pet ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Bourey pleads guilty to child pornography

    PRINCETON — A LaSalle man has entered a guilty plea in Bureau County Court to the Class 2 felony of child pornography.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • Auction Calendar

    Oct. 12-13 – Columbus Day weekend estate auction, primitive furniture, stoneware, primitives, bottles, glassware, slot machine, furniture, Art Deco fu ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Festival 56 fall season coming up

    PRINCETON — November marks the beginning of the 11th fall season of Festival 56 in Princeton.Festiva ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 4:51 pm
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