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  • My life as a prankster ... I mean writer

    As I get settled into the new office setting, I find my tastes seem to be changing. Suddenly I am relating to people and things in different ways ... ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Thanks for maintaining the tradition

    Bureau County can be proud of maintaining the fall tradition of the Homestead Festival. It takes many volunteers to make this weekend a success. We wo ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    I was out and about in Bureau County this weekend, and it’s safe to say, there was a buzz of holiday happenings and shopping going on around the count ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • The 12 days of bankruptcy

    I was determined. This was the year I'd do it.You've heard the song “Twelve Days of Christmas” befor ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Holding on to Christmas magic

    I had a great childhood, filled with wonderful people and experiences, and the memories I have of those days are among my most precious. Some of my mo ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:27 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Wow! Everywhere you look there’s another Christmas event in Bureau County. From school events, church activities, municipal celebrations ... We are so ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Looking back, looking inward, looking ahead

    This is the season of giving. The season where we look outside ourselves for a way to show peace, happiness, joy and a spirit of helpfulness to our ne ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 2:16 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    The early silent movies, besides being captivating moving images projected on the screen, were at their best when they had great writers for the title ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    By the time you read this, I’m assuming your Thanksgiving leftovers are almost depleted; the house in back in order; maybe some of your Christmas deco ...
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Headlines from the past

    Let us take a look at small town Bureau County in the 1890s. From the Bureau County Republican of the era, the headline stories did not always make th ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • 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
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