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  • Raising up the summer scholars

    Editor’s note: This is the second story in a three-part series on helping students retain what they’ve learned throughout the summer break.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Bridging the gap by honoring veterans

    SPRING VALLEY — Past Commander Art Buck of the Spring Valley American Legion has his fingers crossed ... and so do several other members of the Spring ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • GMOs: The labeling law

    PRINCETON — President Barack Obama recently signed into law a bill that will require labeling of genetically-modified (GMO) ingredients.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Bureau County Fair royalty

    The 2016 Little Miss, Junior Miss and Miss Bureau County Fair Queen pageants were held Sunday, Aug. 7, in Bureau Valley High School auditorium. Maddy ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Royalty reigns at Bureau County Fair Queen pageant

    MANLIUS — The Bureau County Fair Queen pageant was held Sunday, Aug. 7, at Bureau Valley High School.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Private: On wings of eagles

    Editor’s note: This is the second in a three-part series on the three private schools in Bureau County.
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • The Dairy Queen turns 50

    PRINCETON — The year was 1966, and the buzz in Princeton was a new business coming to North Main Street. With the town’s taste buds tingling, ice crea ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Traffic arrest leads to separate felony charges

    SPRING VALLEY — On Aug. 1, TRIDENT Drug Task Force Agents conducted a traffic stop on Interstate 80 eastbound near Mile Marker 68 on a vehicle driven ...
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • The rolling grocery aisle

    SPRING VALLEY — When people in Bureau County are hungry, but they can’t get to the supply of available food, there is only one thing to do … bring the ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Ag retailers go back to school

    OGLESBY — As IVCC celebrates the return of its ag program for students preparing to enter the field, it’s also partnered with the University of Illino ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Princeton to market Logistics/Technology parks

    PRINCETON — With hopes to sell property within the city’s Logistics and Technology parks, Princeton City Council entered into another marketing agreem ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • A cool beginning to the Pow Wow

    Tiskilwa's Pow Wow Days had a cool beginning Thursday evening with an ice cream eating contest for area youngsters. With "no hands allowed," the conte ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Where the buffalo roam this weekend

    AMBOY — A few years back, Brock Galauner was doing some climbing with his dad, who had been in a serious accident when Galauner was in high school. Th ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • State senator talks about business in Illinois

    PRINCETON — State Sen. Chuck Weaver was in Princeton Thursday, Aug. 4, to talk about a reform that could help businesses thrive in Illinois and shared ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • July was 3rd wettest on record

    CHAMPAIGN – The statewide average rainfall in July was 7.12 inches, 3.04 inches above normal, and the third wettest July on record, according to Illin ...
    Aug. 5, 2016 - 3:12 pm