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  • Funding crisis for Soil and Water Conservation districts

    Nearly $2.8 million of the Soil and Water Conservation District funding for FY 2015 has been “suspended” by Governor’s Office of Management & Budget a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 1:15 pm
  • Why do you like Illinois?

    I am writing to you for a class project on the novel "The Watsons Go to Birmingham." My classmates and I are contacting newspapers across the country ...
    April 6, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Political games

    We are about to enter a period of idiocy where politicians will comment about something they know very little about – diplomacy.  Not wishing to give ...
    April 6, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Caught!

    So many folks, myself included, have a tendency to notice the negative aspects of life in general, and in one category especially, the rudeness of som ...
    April 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • Find a good read for a good cause

    Thank you to all the fans of the Friends of the Library book sales. Through the dedication of Friends’ volunteers, and your support of our sales, the ...
    April 1, 2015 - 1:00 pm
  • ‘Show tolerance’

    In response to Tuesday’s (March 24) Letter to the Editor, “Shame, shame, shame,” by Carlo Olivero of Dalzell:
    April 1, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • All for the price of a stamp ...

    Since our country was founded, the U.S. Postal Service has connected friends, families, neighbors and businesses by mail. Our original mandate called ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Fiscal responsibility and elections

    The city is nearly $37 million in debt. Spending is necessary; responsible spending is supposed to be the goal. Live within your means, and don’t bor ...
    March 30, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • A discriminating tax ...

    Why did the Princeton City Council bypass rules and vote to assess an extra 1 percent sales tax on four North Main Street businesses?
    March 25, 2015 - 12:22 pm
  • Wanted: A mayoral campaign promise

    Read in the Republican that Princeton is negotiating with a party that wants to build a facility in Princeton.
    March 25, 2015 - 12:21 pm
  • Who isn’t doing their job?

    I read with great interest Lisa Stefani’s letter. Being a small business owner for 25-plus years, I totally agree. Look around. This city is maintaine ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Shame, shame, shame

    In the last election most people voted to get rid of Obama care and amnesty. Yet the Republican Congress caved and did nothing. They walked away from ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Proposals, decisions should be fair

    Thank you to the commissioners who voted against the so-called new business district. As a longtime citizen of Princeton, I’m not in favor of this end ...
    March 23, 2015 - 1:43 pm
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