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Letters

  • Campaign Letters to the Editor

    The last day the Bureau County Republican will print Letters to the Editor regarding any candidate, referendum or issue concerning the April 4 consoli ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • A voice for everyone

    My wife and I support Rachel Reliford for the Illinois Center College (ICC) Board of Trustees on Tuesday, April 4. As retired Annawan school system ed ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Opportunity for citizens to join in the fight against crime

    As sheriff of Bureau County, I would like to discuss an issue very close to each of us, crime prevention. My office is committed to making our neighbo ...
    March 24, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Centralization vs. individual grade schools

    I am a citizen of the Bureau Valley School District and the topic in our communities is on the state of our district and the vote on the current refer ...
    March 21, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • Keep the commandments

    At the wedding in Cana, Our Blessed Mother said to Jesus, “They are out of wine (John 2:3).” “You m ...
    March 14, 2017 - 3:46 pm
  • Campaigning for office?

    Just some suggestions to those of you that are campaigning for office: 1. If you stop at a house th ...
    March 14, 2017 - 3:45 pm
  • ‘The whirlwind that swirls around him ...’

    We “live in interesting times.”For the second time in 16 years, a man has ascended to the most powerful position in our nation without the mandate of ...
    March 7, 2017 - 3:31 pm
  • ‘Do your part’

    I recently participated, along with 147 other mayors from communities throughout Illinois, in a survey conducted by the Center for Governmental Studie ...
    March 7, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Acts of kindness

    I want to thank the Good Samaritan who found my phone last Sunday and gave it to the police. I don’t know who you are, but God bless you and thank you ...
    March 7, 2017 - 3:31 pm
  • ‘Get on board?’

    Like Ray White (letter to the BCR 2/25/17), I consider myself a political independent. Similarly, I am also skeptical of career politicians – at least ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:40 pm
  • Questions to ponder

    Yoo-hoo. Is there anybody out there? Today we live in a world influenced by high-speed advancing technology, while at the same time in a society infat ...
    Feb. 28, 2017 - 3:58 pm
  • ‘Give him a chance’

    I sit here watching the news this morning and see where there are protestors out there protesting that they don’t recognize Donald Trump as our 45th p ...
    Feb. 24, 2017 - 1:23 pm