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  • Food Court 11-27

    I don’t know about you, but sometimes I get tired of Thanksgiving leftovers before they’re gone. If you have a lot of leftovers from your big turkey/h ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Thankfully ... I’m grateful

    It’s easy to say that I am thankful for my new job with the Bureau County Republican, and it would be suitable for an article published on Thanksgivin ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • A new car? Not so sure!

    I own two cars. Well, one-and-a-third actually. While my car title is free and clear, I’ll be paying off my wife’s car probably three years after it g ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    Middle America has finished the harvest, and as usual, most were not disappointed in the crops. The soil and weather are generally so generous to us w ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Things don’t always work out as planned. I’m still waiting for that information from Sioux Falls, S.D., so I can finish my story on Mary Barr, Richard ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • ‘It cannot succeed without you’

    I am very upset about the holiday spirit in this town! I haven’t seen the Salvation Army kettles and bellringers around anywhere, even though they hav ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Hunting deer hunters

    On this particular day, I’m looking through the news headlines, and I’m definitely losing my faith in my fellow man.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    My still-green lawn turned a milky shade of white this past weekend, and the sidewalks and driveways were even whiter. Ugh! I’m not a fan of snow, as ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Refresher course

    One part of my job which I truly enjoy are the opportunities I have to visit area schools. Sometimes I’m there to do an interview or take a photo, whi ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Give yourself a break, moms

    I swear I am one step away from being featured on the television show, “Hoarders.” It’s not that I f ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Food Court 11-13

    How about trying some different stuffing recipes for your Thanksgiving meal or even for Christmas. It’s fun to try something different and surprise ev ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    I don’t think I’ll ever find out all the facts about this quiet man, Richard Widmark, but sometimes the pieces of the puzzle just kind of put themselv ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • ‘Five Days Left’

    Grandma was right. Darn it.Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Food Court 11-6

    With the weather changing, it’s time to come up with some good soup recipes to keep everybody warm to the bone.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Bye-bye quality education

    Say goodbye to the quality of education for your children. In Illinois, it’s as endangered as the dodo bird; yes, that means barring a sudden rise of ...
    Nov. 3, 2014 - 3:57 pm
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