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  • ‘Take an active role’

    Editor’s note: The following guest commentary exceeds the BCR’s 500-word limit for Letters to the Editor, therefore, the BCR will extend the same oppo ...
    July 23, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Service line protection

    Recently, the Bureau County Republican published an article, “Buyer beware: Spring Valley asks residents to be cautious,” regarding mailings local res ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • ‘A big difference’

    Ken Schroeder’s July 15 commentary “In this case ...” contains an inaccuracy. He writes that “Hobby Lobby, a for-profit entity, objected to providing ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Treat them with honor and respect

    This is an open appeal to the Homestead Festival Parade committee. As Homestead Festival time looms ...
    July 21, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Unbroken

    Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star and World War II hero who died in Los Angeles on July 2, traveled far and wide during his 97 years.
    July 11, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Are we teaching wrong values?

    I grew up during the Depression in the 1930s when people were basically self-sufficient — you had to be— unemployment was about 30 percent of the labo ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Where does sustainability matter most?

    The push to “go green” touches every area of our lives, from EPA fuel economy rules to the ban on 100-watt incandescent light bulbs. But where does su ...
    June 30, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • A July 2 celebration

    As we prepare to gather with friends and family to celebrate the Fourth of July, I want to encourage everyone to take a moment to commemorate another ...
    June 30, 2014 - 3:20 pm
  • Get the facts

    GBE is a High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission line proposed to traverse your area. Dr. Sm ...
    June 25, 2014 - 1:45 pm
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