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  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Gail Castner returned to Princeton in November 1944, after serving 13 months as a civilian flight instructor at Randolph Field in Schertz, Texas, duri ...
    July 31, 2015 - 2:49 pm
  • Sex: Who makes the rules?

    I talked with a missionary friend the other day, and he shared this principle with me. “If something ...
    July 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Accountable reporting

    I write this wondering why the BCR wrote their story on TCI. The paper concentrated on the negative and ignored the positive that Thursday’s meeting p ...
    July 29, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Some colorful remarks on Z-Tour

    Responding to the Z-Tour event ... It’s wonderful to see so many people come out to support a good c ...
    July 29, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Not that kind of family

    My dad's 78th birthday was this month, and since I'm in the unique position of being able to write a column he'll see in his newspaper, I'm going to d ...
    July 28, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Congratulations to St. Louis Catholic Church and its parishioners, who celebrated 150 years of service to the Princeton community on Sunday. Growing u ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • The Help Desk?

    My real job is in the technology field. You know — computers, servers and phones — the stuff you love to curse at. I know I do. And what happens when ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • ‘What has happened to America?’

    On Nov. 13, 1965, Conchita, (One of the seers of Garabandal) had a long conversation with the Lady of Garabandal and Albrecht Weber, a German author o ...
    July 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Full steam ahead at BV?

    I couldn’t believe what I just read in the BCR! Despite public outcry for further study, the Bureau Valley School Board is moving ahead full steam in ...
    July 22, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • County administrator: Not needed

    Once again our county board members have hired a county administrator. The last time this action was taken was in 2005, about nine years ago. After he ...
    July 22, 2015 - 12:31 pm
  • Out of this world ... almost

    My thoughts have been about a new world this past week, as Team New Horizons just made a successful flyby mission past dwarf plant Pluto on Tuesday, J ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:54 am
  • Others don’t feel the same

    This is in response to the letter from Shirley Lampkin Cinnamon on July 14, 2015. It truly saddens m ...
    July 20, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Wow! Another busy weekend in Bureau County.• I’ve never seen so many bicyclists in Bureau County dur ...
    July 20, 2015 - 3:11 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Richard Widmark is in the drama “True Confessions” for NBC radio and the comedy “Ethel and Albert” on ABC radio during the summer of 1944 in New York ...
    July 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • A simple cup of coffee ...

    I was visiting a friend at a nursing home the other day. First and foremost, let me tell you the facility was not in Bureau County. However, the place ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:40 pm
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