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  • 2 Spring Valley residents arrested on drug felonies

    On Feb. 1 at approximately 10:32 a.m., agents with the Tri-County Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (Tri-DENT), with the assistance of Spring Valley Pol ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 2:03 pm
  • SV OKs water upgrade — again

    SPRING VALLEY — The Spring Valley City Council approved a major upgrade to its reverse osmosis (RO) water system during its meeting Monday, Jan. 30.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 3:19 pm
  • A request for courage

    DEPUE — The actions taken during Donald Trump's first 12 days in the Oval Office helped fill the village hall in DePue with Bureau County residents fr ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Auction calendar

    Feb. 11 - James Graff estate, Bob Lear estate and others, antique and modern furniture, historic Princeton, Ill., photo collection, antique clocks, la ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • The big game

    Super Bowl 51 is set for Sunday, Feb. 5, when the New England Patriots will face the Atlanta Falcons at NRG Stadium in Houston. Lady Gaga is expected ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:35 pm
  • Food service courses planned for March and April

    PRINCETON — The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall County Health Department will hold two eight-hour Food Service Sanitation Manager Certificate Classes in M ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Changing habits

    SPRING VALLEY — Diabetes is becoming more prevalent in the Illinois Valley as the local rates for diagnosis continue to climb above the national avera ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:45 pm
  • Agents make cocaine arrests

    OTTAWA — Tri-Drug Enforcement Narcotics Team (Tri-DENT) agents, assisted by LaSalle County deputies and investigators, arrested Huston B. Rios, 34, of ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:59 am
  • Healing the epidemic: Heroin

    PRINCETON — Bureau County has been working to tackle the widespread heroin epidemic that took hold of the area in 2015.
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Main Street Revitalization to host unveiling of streetscape plans

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Main Street Revitalization Committee invites the public for an unveiling of the preliminary Main Street streetscape plans. T ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:03 am
  • Weaver lead Republican on Education Committee

    SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Chuck Weaver (R-Peoria) will now serve as the top Republican on the Illinois Senate Education Committee, as he has been appoi ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 8:56 am
  • Bonucci steps down from IVCC Board

    OGLESBY — Laurie Bonucci of Princeton has announced she will be stepping down from the Illinois Valley Community College Board of Trustees in January. ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • On the record (Dawn Reglin)

    PRINCETON — Dawn Reglin was elected as Bureau County Circuit Clerk this past November and was sworn into office on Dec. 1. While new in her position, ...
    Feb. 1, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Putting Princeton on tour

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton will host a public facilities tour this Saturday, Feb. 4.Those int ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • Gentlemen, place your bets

    The Princeton Chamber of Commerce’s annual Casino Night event was another success, as event-goers were able to try their hands at a host of Las Vegas- ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 4:52 pm