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  • A letter to the Class of 1992 and Friends

    While not getting too sappy or sentimental, I just want to say a few words about Homestead, specifically the Class of 1992 and Friends annual gatherin ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Just another manic morning

    Let me just start by saying I’ve had a good share of birthdays. While I will be eternally grateful for every birthday I have, many of you will underst ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • Searching for the muse

    Well ... here we are again. I’ve been at my new job for almost two weeks now, and at the time that I am writing this, I still possess roughly the same ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • 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 ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 4:17 pm
  • September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

    As students head back to school this September, we encourage parents to visit the Neponset Public Library and make sure their children and teens sign ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Well, another Homestead Festival has come and gone, and I hope you enjoyed every minute of it. Wow! There were a ton of activities for folks of all ag ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • A farewell to a gifted editorialist ...

    Great talent comes rarely to a few special individuals, and Greg (Wallace) is in that league. As an avid follower of Greg’s humorous writings and skil ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Food Court 9-11

    Now’s the time to come up with some hearty squash recipes. All kinds of squash are coming on in your gardens, so try some new recipes to change some o ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • What’s recyclable?

    Thank you Princeton City Council for publishing the actual list of what is and is not accepted at the recycling center. As I’m sure many people did, I ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Lions Clubs offers much ... to many

    The Princeton Lions Club has been involved in the city of Princeton and Bureau County area for 89 years this October. We are proud to be one of the ol ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Widmark to appear at Homestead Festival

    Back in the day, Princeton’s own Richard Widmark was a pretty big Hollywood movie star. President of ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s difficult to believe it’s already Homestead Festival weekend in just a few days. Wow! It seems like just yesterday I was sitting curbside watchin ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • The plague of the American family

    The parents (both mother and father) are the building block of the family; the family is the cornerstone of the neighborhood; the neighborhood then be ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: The following is an ongoing series on former BCR Staff Writer Barb Kromphardt's ordeal with breast cancer. After failing a mammogram te ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    I hope you had a great Labor Day weekend. There’s just a post-Labor Day feeling that makes you feel like summer is finished, even though the calendar ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:30 pm
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