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Opinion

  • Food Court

    Apples are so plentiful right now, that it’s a good time to come up with some great desserts or salads using up the bounty.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: After failing a mammogram test earlier this spring, Barb Kromphardt entered the world of breast cancer treatment. Following a surgical ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • On the ‘verge of victory’

    As a long-time member of the Rotary Club of Walnut, I would like to note that we are extremely close to making history by eliminating one of the world ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • Abiding by a Code of Conduct

    I’d like to respond to the recent letter to the editor from Susan Sack. The Rock Island Clean Line is a power line that will deliver low-cost wind ene ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    We were out tromping around Princeton’s City-County Park on Sunday taking some family photos, and I couldn’t help but notice the beautiful surrounding ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Election Letters to the Editor

    The last day the Bureau County Republican will publish Letters to the Editor regarding the Nov. 4 election or any candidate is Thursday, Oct. 30. No L ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 9:56 am
  • ‘Learn. Decide. Vote.’

    Autumn has always been my favorite season. The changing colors of the leaves, the snap in the morning air, the sound of combines harvesting the crops ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • Vote for your passion

    What is your passion? Several youth in Colorado demonstrated because their passion was to have a say ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    I love fall. The cool, crisp air ... the sound of the leaves crunching under my feet ... the smell of the season ... I could literally go on and on .. ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:42 pm
  • Fall-ing into memories

    My grandfather was a fairly stoic man. Of German decent, his heritage taught him strict work ethics, and he worked tirelessly throughout his entire li ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 2:42 pm
  • This ‘ghoul’ loves Halloween

    Halloween has always been my favorite holiday. Costumes, free candy, getting to run around the neighborhood with your friends after dark — what’s not ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • It’s not a ‘done deal’

    Beware: RICL is not a “done deal.” We need to help protect elderly landowners “Clean” Line Energy Pa ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 2:09 pm
  • Rauner give Illinois hope

    Gov. Pat Quinn has had more than five years to guide Illinois toward a brighter fiscal future.Instea ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    I’m writing this on a rainy Monday afternoon. My desk is piled high with a mountain of work that needs to be accomplished. I have telephone calls that ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 4:34 pm
  • The Great ShakeOut

    The largest earthquake ever to rattle North America occurred in 1811 in New Madrid, Mo., near Southern Illinois. If a similar quake struck the same sp ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 1:09 pm
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