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  • Deep pockets

    With the Iowa caucuses looming this next week, I guess that it’s time I write my occasional political column. As a distant relative of “The Media,” an ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Dobrich back in the game at St. Bede

    Luke Dobrich turned down Mike Kilmartin’s first invite to join the St. Bede Bruins basketball staff this season. But when Killer called again, Dobrich ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Make results worth the wait

    Time is the stuff life is made of, so the saying goes.When government wastes the people’s money, tha ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • An important secret

    I want to pass on to you a very important secret that it took me some time to learn and that has bothered me over my lifetime. This is the secret: Cha ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • Petition at HSHS was justified

    To the citizens of Henry-Senachwine High School (HSHS) District: I am a parent of the one of the ni ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:57 pm
  • The angle of the lens

    During an NFL playoff game earlier this month, a running back for the Pittsburgh Steelers fumbled the football late in the game, sending his team reel ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Globetrotters provide more than just laughs

    I’ve never been a fan of professional athletes. I don’t follow sports, and the most exposure I have to that world is when I watch SportsNation Jeers o ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:52 am
  • Headlines from the past

    Time to strap ourselves into our DeLorean Time Machine and head back in time for another episode of “Headlines From the Past.”
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:50 pm
  • Chill

    What do we do on a cold winter night?When the power’s gone out,And there is no light.Eerie creeks, b ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    On Saturday, Bureau County Republican/Putnam County Record Staff Writer/Photographer Dave Cook attended the Special Olympics event at Putnam County Hi ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Picture perfect

    I have a friend who has a ton of framed photographs in her home. I love looking at them. They are filled with smiling faces looking at the camera. The ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • When you find a place you never want to leave

    Have you seen the new billboard on Interstate 80 promoting Princeton? It captures the spirit and affection of this town in a way that almost anyone ca ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • An ode to snow

    Well, it’s winter, yes, it’s true.There are often many sides of things, of winter there are two.The ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Guest Commentary

    Editor's note: The following Letter to the Editor exceeds the Bureau County Republican's 500-word limit on Letters to the Editor, therefore, the BCR w ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:36 am
  • Princeton girls win the night even though they lost the game

    I have seen a lot of things in the course of covering and following sports in 31-plus years as a journalist.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:48 pm
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