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  • Witczak Brothers Memorial Highway

    SPRINGFIELD – The section of Route 251 from Tonica to Mendota in LaSalle County would be known as the Witczak Brothers Memorial Highway, under a resol ...
    June 3, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Dustin Lynch scores another No. 1 song

    PRINCETON — Tickets for this year's Bureau County Fair annual country show headlining Dustin Lynch on Thursday, Aug. 25, are on sale now at www.bureau ...
    June 3, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Making every student a priority

    SPRINGFIELD — State Sen. Sue Rezin (R-Peru) is a chief co-sponsor of legislation (SB 3434) that would fully fund kindergarten through 12th-grade educa ...
    June 3, 2016 - 3:42 pm
  • Wisconsin Sheep, Wool Festival planned

    JEFFERSON, Wis. — The Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival, sponsored by Wisconsin Sheep Breeders Cooperative, is Sept. 8-11 at the Jefferson County Fair ...
    June 3, 2016 - 3:09 pm
  • Hot off the grill at Lunch in the Park

    Princeton held this year’s first Lunch in the Park on the afternoon of Friday, May 27. Families, friends and co-workers filled the benches of Soldiers ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Five days notice

    Editor’s note: To protect the privacy of the family involved, the Bureau County Republican has changed the name of the student and his mother. While d ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • Building toward the future

    PRINCETON — Bureau County residents involved with the Princeton Elementary School (PES) District have a choice to make concerning the future of educat ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Activities planned at Tiskilwa festival

    TISKILWA — The third annual Tiskilwa Strawberry, Artists and Artisans Festival will be held Saturday, June 4, with a number of activities planned arou ...
    June 2, 2016 - 8:47 am
  • The body of work

    Editor’s note: The following story is one in an ongoing series about area residents and the jobs they perform.
    June 2, 2016 - 8:48 am
  • Rezin legislation eliminates pay raises for lawmakers

    SPRINGFIELD — Legislators, constitutional officers and agency directors would be prohibited from their cost of living adjustment (COLA) pay raise begi ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Pomp and circumstance at Crossroads

    Crossroads High School in Tiskilwa held graduation exercises on Saturday, May 28. Six graduates received their diplomas. The event included music, pre ...
    June 1, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Youth employment in the arts

    PRINCETON — Festival 56 has an opportunity for high school students this summer. The theatre is offering up to four high school students, including th ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Remembering the POWs/MIAs in Buda

    BUDA — The Memorial Day service at Hopeland Cemetery outside of Buda included a special observance for Prisoners of War and those still listed as Miss ...
    June 1, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • First Person (Betsy Jo Endress)

    Town: Sheffield. Family: Husband, Steve; daughters, Lexi (5.5) and Josie (2.5), and baby due in May ...
    June 1, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Grilling out to benefit others

    If you’re out and about most any Saturday during the spring, summer and fall, you’re libel to see a bit of smoke rising, accompanied by the sweet smel ...
    May 1, 2016 - 11:00 am