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  • Snow finally comes to Bureau County

    The first snow of the year created prefect sledding conditions on Sunday afternoon. Pictured is Payton Brandt, 4, of Princeton as she gets a little he ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Crash data released

    According to recent crash data released by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT), the number of vehicle fatalities recorded has remained un ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Red Cross hosts 100th anniversary drive

    The American Red Cross will be hosting its 100th anniversary blood drive Wednesday, Jan. 21 in Chicago.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • ‘Resolve to be Ready’ in 2015

    PRINCETON —  During this time in the new year, many are working hard to keep up with personal resolutions set on Jan. 1.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • Steel mill assets on the auction block

    HENNEPIN — The next step in the renovation of the former Hennepin steel mill has been scheduled, and apparently the building isn’t quite as empty as p ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • A great start that keeps them looking forward

    Editor’s note: This is the final story in a series focusing on 2014 and area businesses.The followin ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Serving coffee, cinnamon rolls and a smile ...

    Phil (left) and Donna Cunningham of the United Church of Christ in Sheffield serve their famous, freshly-baked cinnamon rolls at the community coffee ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:06 pm
  • Illinois ranks fourth in nation in jobs lost to China

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — America’s surging trade deficit with China has cost more than 3.2 million U.S. jobs, 132,500 alone in Illinois. This ranks Illinois ...
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Senior citizens targeted in recent burglaries

    PERU — At 4 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 3, a ruse burglary took place at the home of an elderly Peru woman who resides on Peru’s east side.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:01 pm
  • Illinois State Police District 17 announces December activity

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police District 17 has announced during the month of December 2014, troopers handled 1,092 calls for service and assistance.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Thursday program at Wyanet library cancelled

    WYANET — The R.A. Sapp Library’s 2nd Thursday@the Library program scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 8, at 6:30 p.m. has been cancelled due to weather.
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • What would you like to see happen in your town in 2015?

    “I’d like to see new businesses added and more activities to attract people to town. Right now, it’s just a town where people sleep.”
    Jan. 5, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • Residents warned of dangers of improper use of ovens, space heaters to keep warm

    CHICAGO — With a blast of winter hitting getting ready to hit Illinois, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal (OSFM) warned the public not to ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • Looking back on 2014

    Editor’s note: This is the final story highlighting the events of 2014.OctoberWeek 1: Bureau County ...
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:07 pm
  • Filling up for le$$

    While gas prices usually drop during winter time, it has been about six years since they have reached their current prices.
    Jan. 2, 2015 - 2:05 pm
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