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  • Princeton turns out for The Zydeco Experience

    Terrance Simien (pictured) along with The Zydeco Experience wowed a huge crowd on the evening of Friday, July 1. Princeton’s South Main Street was fil ...
    July 4, 2016 - 1:55 pm
  • Weekend Whereabouts

    Images from around Bureau County. ...
    July 4, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • Garden Walk returns July 9 in Princeton

    PRINCETON — The 2016 Garden Walk will be Saturday, July 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, and the walk is self paced. There are seven garden ...
    July 5, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • McDaniel sentenced on forgery felony

    LAMOILLE — According to the Bureau County State’s Attorney’s office, Melissa A. McDaniel, 35, of LaMoille pleaded guilty to a Class 3 felony of forger ...
    July 5, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • Spring Valley resident struck by vehicle, denies medical treatment

    SPRING VALLEY — A Spring Valley woman refused medical treatment after being struck by a vehicle Wednesday, June 29, in the intersection of Hennessey a ...
    July 4, 2016 - 1:57 pm
  • With Harriet Tubman to be featured on $20 bills, who else would you like to see placed on U.S. currency and why?

    "I think Thomas Edison is an individual who did much to shape modern living that he would be a good choice to be placed on U.S currency."
    July 4, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Ladd Men’s Club organizes Ladd Daze

    LADD — The Ladd Daze Celebration will be Friday, July 8, through Sunday, July 10.Friday night will f ...
    July 4, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • Missing the beat ...

    PRINCETON — School bands are a ubiquitous presence at community parades, but this year an early end to the school calendar led to assumptions and over ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • DePue vs. the IEPA

    Editor’s Note: This is the first in a two-part series on the public meeting representatives from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency hosted i ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • State budget – Local lawmakers react

    SPRINGFIELD — While the temporary stopgap legislation passed by both legislative chambers Thursday provides much-needed financial relief for schools a ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • ‘Worm’-ing your way into reading fun

    Eve Boggs, 5, of Princeton studies her newly-found friend during the “Worm Races” at Princeton Public Library. On the afternoon of Thursday, June 30, ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:56 pm
  • Shakespeare in the Park

    The Festival 56 production of Shakespeare’s "The Winter’s Tale" opened Sunday, June 26, in Princeton’s Soldiers and Sailors Park. It will be performed ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:55 pm
  • Hands-on fun

    Ann Crosby of Annie’s Little Pots in Princeton visited the children’s department of the Princeton Public Library on Thursday, June 30, for a pottery d ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Grant approved for fire department

    CHS Corporate Citizenship recently approved a $5,000 grant request submitted by CHS Annawan for the Annawan Alba Fire Protection District. The funds w ...
    July 1, 2016 - 2:08 pm
  • Free meals nixed at Bureau Valley

    MANLIUS — Due to lack of support, Bureau Valley School District will discontinue the Community Eligibility Provision (CEP) breakfast and lunch program ...
    June 29, 2016 - 3:44 pm