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  • From the editor’s desk

    I spent last Friday in Springfield at the annual Illinois Press Association convention. As always, it was great to see colleagues I’ve met throughout ...
    June 13, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Honoring all veterans in our cemeteries

    As part of a project I am working on, I spent this past Memorial Day wandering through several local cemeteries. All were well maintained, and most gr ...
    June 13, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Young Richard Widmark was slowly learning things about himself and that he had talents in many areas that with some polishing, would be of great value ...
    June 10, 2016 - 1:53 pm
  • Needing a vacation after summer vacation

    A few days ago, my children gleefully ran out of their school, ready for their much anticipated summer vacation. But let me tell you, these summer vac ...
    June 13, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Not on the weekend ...

    Editor’s note: The following guest editorial exceeds the Bureau County Republican’s 500-word limit for Letters to the Editor, therefore, the BCR will ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Speaking the truth

    Jesus said, “I was born and came into the world for this one purpose, to speak about the truth. Whoever belongs to the truth listens to me.” Few liste ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Keep the ‘Flags of Freedom’ flying

    Editor’s note: The following guest editorial exceeds the Bureau County Republican’s 500-word limit for Letters to the Editor, therefore, the BCR will ...
    June 8, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • A new zoning plan?

    The Princeton Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at 5:30 p.m. at the City Hall Council Chambers, 2 S. Main St., Pri ...
    June 8, 2016 - 3:47 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    It would be nice if the summer wasn’t going by so quickly. Oh well, we are all used to kids growing faster and time sliding by quicker, aren’t we? In ...
    June 14, 2016 - 1:11 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Wow! What a beautiful weekend. I saw tons of people working in their yards and participating in outdoor activities. I also saw lots of four-legged fri ...
    June 6, 2016 - 1:49 pm
  • The avian influence

    Several months ago parakeets were added to my menagerie of three dogs and a large aquarium. The chosen pair were always perched together during my vis ...
    June 6, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Flying straight

    Mom told me a story once with tears in her eyes of a man who was hunting with his son. The man sent his son up on over the bluff to scope the surround ...
    June 3, 2016 - 2:14 pm
  • Down that dusty road

    There was something in the air. It smelled different. I can't exactly put my finger on it, but as I allow my mind to travel down those dusty roads of ...
    June 7, 2016 - 1:34 pm
  • Wiener takes all

    As I sit here in the wee early hours, impatiently waiting for divine inspiration to take over this keyboard and pump out a newspaper column worthy of ...
    June 7, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Education in the United States

    Multitudes profess to be Christians in our country. Should we not then be educating our children with moral and Biblical principles? America’s currenc ...
    June 1, 2016 - 3:33 pm