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  • Small-town living is the life for me ...

    I decided to write my first article on small-town living because I have been seeing some pretty scary stuff on the news, and I just want you to know h ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • ‘The Great Beanie Baby Bubble’

    Your broker thinks your portfolio needs more diversification.Take a little out of metals, he says, p ...
    May 6, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Reorganization should help promote history and tourism

    When new leaders take charge, things are bound to change.Supporters of the Illinois Historic Preserv ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s difficult to believe we’ve already jumped head-first into the month of May. Wow! You know, I’ve traveled all around the country, but I have to sa ...
    May 4, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • ‘Not tolerance but repentance’

    Recently I have been reading many articles in the paper that go far beyond just being sad. Suicide, drug abuse, bullying, depression and poverty on th ...
    May 4, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Put me in, coach

    You know that song, from long ago, “Put me in, Coach. I’m ready to play, today.” Now that you all are singing it, let me get your attention back to wh ...
    May 4, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • PHS soccer field: ‘A beautiful facility’

    I just returned home from attending Princeton High School girls’ soccer Senior Night at Bryant Field, April 28, 2015.
    April 29, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Preserving Illinois Historic Preservation

    I recently learned Gov. Rauner and the General Assembly are considering possible cuts and/or possible elimination of the Illinois Historic Preservatio ...
    April 27, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Walmart does not own old building

    I am writing in response to Ernie Whittington’s letter to the editor that appeared in the March 24 edition of the BCR. In his letter he makes several ...
    April 27, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Vision 20/20 and Common Core

    Constitutionally limited government, fiscal responsibility, free markets, are the three core values of We the People Tea Party of Bureau County.
    April 27, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    While the wind and cooler temperatures have put a bit of a kabash on our spring, it hasn’t stopped the tulips and other flowers from blooming in my ya ...
    April 27, 2015 - 3:02 pm
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