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Letters

  • Personal integrity

    Lawmakers in the Illinois House are considering a deeply troubling piece of legislation that would compel medical personnel in Illinois to violate the ...
    May 20, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • The Three Days of Darkness

    We are witnessing wars, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, famines, water shortages, epidemics, and this is the first of a two-fold chastisem ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:45 pm
  • Public safety is a priority

    Years of law enforcement experience have taught us we can’t arrest and prosecute our way out of society’s problems with crime. We need to prevent, as ...
    May 18, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • And the band played on

    In one edition of your newspaper nearly two years ago, you carried a front-page picture from a rehearsal of the Princeton Community Band. Below it lis ...
    May 13, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • ‘A greater voice’

    Is Common Core the only hope to rescue the public education of our children? Tim Smith, Princeton El ...
    May 6, 2015 - 3:19 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
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