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  • Health department releases scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Looking back ... and ahead

    WALNUT — Last year was a busy time for Walnut, but 2015 was filled with many positive projects that only continued to improve the small village.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • The answer? It’s in the wind

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Board has crucial agenda items to discuss and possibly take action on at its regular meeting Tuesday evening.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Be cool ... and you’ll stay warm

    PRINCETON — Winter took its sweet time arriving to town this season, which few people outside of snowboarders and snowman architects were complaining ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:19 pm
  • Winter gold

    Racing just ahead of the winter storm, athletes with the Special Olympics competed Saturday at the Bureau County Fairgrounds.
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Headed to state competition

    Bureau County Fair Queen Megan Foes of Mineral was honored Sunday at a tea at Chapel Hill Golf Course in Princeton prior to her trip to Springfield to ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:20 pm
  • Better Business Bureau’s Top 10 scams of 2015

    ROCKFORD — The Top 10 scams of 2015 impacting consumers range from taxes and credit cards to home improvement and computers. Common to all of these sc ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Skoog’s office holding satellite office hours in DePue

    DEPUE — To help ensure residents have access to the resources of his office, state Rep. Andy Skoog, D-Spring Valley, is inviting residents to stop by ...
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • Meet your new city manager

    PRINCETON — Many in the area may already be familiar with Princeton’s new city manager, Rachel Skaggs. A graduate of Bureau Valley High School, Skaggs ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:56 am
  • Where everyone is a winner

    PRINCETON — Athletes from the Special Olympics were in a race against wintry weather on the morning of Saturday, Jan. 9. Gathering at the Bureau Count ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Starved Rock Regional Center for Therapy and Child Development announces 2016 Ambassador, Brock Bassett

    On June 20, 2012, the Kurtz/Bassett family was blessed with its newest family member, Brock Easton Bassett. Brock was a happy, healthy baby boy delive ...
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Illinois Chamber lists new laws that affect businesses

    SPRINGFIELD – Several new laws are taking affect this month, changing the way many businesses function.
    Jan. 12, 2016 - 9:58 am
  • What kind of impact does Martin Luther King have on today’s world?

    “He united people and showed that the color of your skin doesn’t matter but what does in the strength of your heart. It is still evident today.”
    Jan. 11, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • CWU gives back to the community

    PRINCETON — Church Women United distributed its annual fund donations for 2015 to 28 local schools and organizations on Wednesday, Jan. 6, at the Prin ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Un-tying the knot in Illinois

    PRINCETON — New changes in Illinois divorce laws, which went into effect Jan. 1, are meant to eliminate outdated and inequitable concepts that have hi ...
    Jan. 8, 2016 - 4:16 pm
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