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  • Headlines from the past

    No introductions are needed for this issue: I present “Headlines from the past.” All information is taken from past issues of the Bureau County Republ ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:56 pm
  • Camping out, big family style

    Last week, my kids were talking about what they'd like to do this summer. I froze mid-step when I heard one of their ideas — camping.
    March 18, 2015 - 8:52 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    Daylight Saving Time! If you are reading this and haven’t yet sprung forward by setting your clocks one hour ahead, you’re late! Daylight Saving Time ...
    March 9, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • A lethal legacy

    Two marijuana bills are now being considered in the Illinois State Senate and Illinois House. The Ca ...
    March 4, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Here we go again!

    Some lawmakers in Springfield are again trying to make government less transparent.State Rep. Joe So ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Ag education critical to ag industry’s future

    The Illinois Leadership Council for Agriculture Education (ILCAE) urges supporters to contact Gov. Rauner’s office and their legislators to protect th ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s difficult to believe we’ll be setting our clocks ahead one hour this coming weekend! That’s right! On Sunday, March 8, we’ll spring forward an ho ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • The ‘leveling’ principle

    Am I misinterpreting Zita Henneberry’s comments concerning the Texas celebration of Kris Kyle Day? I ...
    March 2, 2015 - 12:38 pm
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