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  • The Friday Night Blitz

    The 2016 prep football season kicked off Friday, Aug. 26, in and around the Illinois Valley as well as statewide. Among opening-day winners were the P ...
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 9:08 am
  • Auction Calendar

    Sept. 3 – John Taylor estate, real estate and personal property, 10 a.m., 209 N. Homer St., Princeton, Tumbleson Auction Co., auctioneers.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Slow the flow

    PRINCETON — As nutrient loss becomes a more frequent discussion in agriculture, ways to reduce nutrient drainage into waterways are being developed an ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:23 pm
  • Missing Ladd woman's vehicle found in Morris

    LADD — The vehicle of the Ladd woman reported missing Aug. 23 was located Monday morning in the parking lot of R Place Family Restaurant in Morris.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Cleaning up clogged pipes

    SPRING VALLEY — A partnership of sorts is forming to solve drainage problems at Webster Park.A group ...
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Cyberbullying in our schools

    A new Illinois law will soon force schools to reform their discipline policies for cyberbullying.Sen ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Driver wanted

    DALZELL — Dalzell Grade School Superintendent Bruce Bauer said the district currently does not have a bus driver to pick up students, but they are hop ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • A little mud ... a lot of fun

    PRINCETON — Despite wet and humid weather conditions throughout last week and weekend, the 162nd annual Bureau County Fair was well attended and provi ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Fun at the fair

    Images from the 162nd Bureau County Fair ...
    Aug. 30, 2016 - 9:20 am
  • Beautifying ... and shading Main Street

    PRINCETON — Decades ago, before disease ravaged the majority of the city’s elm trees, Princeton’s scenic streets were known for being lush and shady.
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • What is your favorite subject in school, and what is your most difficult subject?

    “My favorite subject is science because I like doing experiments. My most difficult subject is social studies because I have to take a lot of notes.”
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:05 pm
  • First medallion hunt clue released

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank’s Great Medallion Hunt begins Saturday, Aug. 27.This is the 29th year for ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 6:03 pm
  • Fast rides and fun times at the BC Fair

    The annual Bureau County Fair kicked off Wednesday, Aug. 24, much to the delight of the children in the county who had mile-wide smiles and delighted ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Leaking roof fixed at LaMoille H.S.

    LAMOILLE — A leaking gym roof at LaMoille High School was discussed by the LaMoille Community Unit School Board on Thursday, Aug. 18.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:18 pm
  • Tentative PES budget approved

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School District Board gave preliminary approval Monday to a budget that projects about $13.3 million in revenue, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 5:09 pm