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  • Storm good-enough

    MENDOTA — Lindsey Hoffert won one event with two other top three performances in Saturday’s Don Gooden Invitational at Mendota. But she had ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Pranka, PHS second at Mendota

    MENDOTA — Drew Pranka and the Princeton Tigers track and field team had a day to remember in Saturday’s Don Gooden Invitational Track MeetPr ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Sudden death

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Tigresses, fresh off their first win of the season, poured in a barrage of goals Saturday morning during pool play ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Bruins catch Storm in long week

    PERU — The Bureau Valley Storm were finishing up a long week Friday with weary arms when they arrived to St. Bede Academy to face the Bruins ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • Turning back time at Dixon Refuge

    HENNEPIN — The Wetlands Initiative (TWI) will be kicking off a project in July on the Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge which will restore ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Convoy Against Cancer is May 3

    LADD — The 2014 “Convoy Against Cancer” BIG Truck Show returns to Route 89/Main Street in Ladd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3. By definition, ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:29 pm
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  • Turning back time at Dixon Refuge

    HENNEPIN — The Wetlands Initiative (TWI) will be kicking off a project in July on the Sue and Wes Dixon Waterfowl Refuge which will restore a rare oak ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Report: Arlington animals

    PRINCETON — The appeal process time is running out for an Arlington man to try to reclaim his animals.
    April 14, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Turn off the TV, open a book

    SPRING VALLEY — Libraries all over the country are taking time this week to highlight their importance and the opportunities they bring to their commu ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:40 pm
  • Living Works sets June walk

    PRINCETON — As Living Works Suicide Prevention group revs up for their sixth annual awareness walk June 7, Director Chris Compton is looking back on t ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:37 pm
  • Autograph time

    An area youngster gets his shirt autographed from a guest wrestler during intermission time at Saturday’s Rumble for Kids wrestling fundraiser at Loga ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Guidelines for controlled burning from BuEComm

    Spring and warmer weather have finally arrived! For BuEComm, the 9-1-1 Emergency Communication Center, evidence of spring can be seen immediately by t ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Looking pretty

    Darlene Bland and Harriet Golgan model some springtime finery during Sunday’s Easter Bonnet Style Show at Spring Valley Boat Club. The event was spons ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Convoy Against Cancer is May 3

    LADD — The 2014 “Convoy Against Cancer” BIG Truck Show returns to Route 89/Main Street in Ladd from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 3. 
    April 14, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Annual city cleanup

    PRINCETON — The annual city cleanup in Princeton will be May 5 for all residences east of Main Street and May 12 for all residences west of Main Stree ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • For daddies and daughters

    Camryn and Rick Piscia enjoy time together during Saturday evening’s annual father-daughter dance at the John F. Kennedy School in Spring Valley. The ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Storm good-enough

    MENDOTA — Lindsey Hoffert won one event with two other top three performances in Saturday’s Don Gooden Invitational at Mendota. But she had a lot of c ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Pranka, PHS second at Mendota

    MENDOTA — Drew Pranka and the Princeton Tigers track and field team had a day to remember in Saturday’s Don Gooden Invitational Track Meet
    April 14, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Sudden death

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Tigresses, fresh off their first win of the season, poured in a barrage of goals Saturday morning during pool play in their ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:21 pm
  • Bruins catch Storm in long week

    PERU — The Bureau Valley Storm were finishing up a long week Friday with weary arms when they arrived to St. Bede Academy to face the Bruins in a cros ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:16 pm
  • New coach building foundation with Lady Lions

    LAMOILLE — First-year coach Angie Augspols is looking to building a strong softball program at LaMoille High School and the process starts now, she sa ...
    April 14, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Call them the Rookies

    LAMOILLE — The LaMoille/Ohio Lions baseball team could have a new name this year. Call them the Rookies.
    April 14, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • Tigresses named all-tournament

    Four Princeton girls were named to the all-tournament team, including Eliza Young, Michelle Kelly, Sarah Murray and Kelly Schmidt.
    April 14, 2014 - 4:06 pm
  • F/S softball

    Princeton 12-18, Streator 9-11: Princeton rallied from a 9-0 deficit to beat Streator 12-9 in the first game and finished off the Saturday sweep wit ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:53 pm
  • Orion charges back on Red Devils

    The Orion Chargers rallied for five runs in the bottom of the seventh for an 8-7 TRAC South victory over visiting Hall Saturday.
    April 14, 2014 - 3:52 pm
  • Storm uses depth to win Howard-Monier Invite

    PRINCETON — The Bureau Valley girls are bursting with numbers at 24 strong, compared to just a dozen in 2013. Those extra numbers are going to carry t ...
    April 11, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Althea Krapff

    OHIO, Ill. — Althea A. Krapff, 100, of Ohio, Ill., passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    April 15, 2014 - 4:59 pm
  • Elsie Merrill

    WALNUT — Elsie A. Merrill, 94, of Walnut Manor Nursing Home died Monday, April 14, 2014, at Walnut Manor.
    April 15, 2014 - 8:00 am
  • Althea Krapff

    OHIO, Ill. — Althea A. Krapff, 100, of Ohio, Ill., died on Monday, April 14, 2014. Services are pend ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:55 am
  • William Florschuetz

    SUBLETTE — William “Bill” Florschuetz, 96, of Sublette died Saturday, April 12, 2014, in the Mendota Lutheran Home.
    April 14, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Lorraine Miller

    MAHOMET — Wanda Lorriane Miller, 70, of Mahomet died at 10:47 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, 2014, at Gibson City Community Hospital.
    April 13, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Lelah Isaacson

    PRINCETON — Lelah W. Isaacson, 86, of Princeton passed away Friday, March 21, 2014. Visitation will ...
    April 15, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • Gaylord Cartwright

    CAMDEN, Tenn. — Gaylord "Hoss" R. Cartwright of Camden, Tenn., formerly of Princeton, passed away at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014.
    April 11, 2014 - 11:57 am
  • Lavonna Dekeyser

    PRINCETON — Lavonna I. Dekeyser, 50, of Princeton passed away Monday, April 7, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    April 10, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Jammie Hensley

    BETTENDORF, Iowa — Jammie Hensley, 45, of Bettendorf, Iowa, formerly of Walnut, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, in Bettendorf, Iowa.
    April 10, 2014 - 9:49 am
  • Kirk Schwingle

    MENDOTA — Kirk D. Schwingle, 57, of Mendota died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at Mendota Community Hospital.
    April 9, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    Deer accidentsBeatrice B. Malembe, 34, of Beardstown was traveling at 10:09 p.m. April 5 on Route 29 ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    A vehicle driven by Terry L. Maltas, 63, of Spring Valley struck a deer on Route 6 near Oak Street at 7:33 p.m. April 3.
    April 14, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Traffic stopsFollowing a traffic stop, Jacob J. West, 31, of Spring Valley was charged with driving ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Accidents A two-vehicle collision involving drivers Thomas W. Fox, 62, of Princeton and Michael D. G ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:13 pm
  • Croissant enters guilty plea

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley woman has entered an open plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of theft.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:15 pm
  • Michigan men plead guilty

    PRINCETON — Two Michigan men have pleaded guilty in Bureau County Court to felony drug charges.On Ma ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Lupo gets prison time

    PRINCETON — A Spring Valley teen has been sentenced to prison after pleading guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of retail theft.
    April 7, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Burgess enters guilty plea to heroin felony

    PRINCETON — A Princeton man has been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 4 f ...
    April 7, 2014 - 3:14 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Traffic stops Roseanna Ferrer, 24, of Spring Valley was charged with driving while license suspended ...
    April 4, 2014 - 11:12 am
  • Iowa residents arrested in I-80 stop, search

    The Illinois State Police were conducting routine patrols at 10:35 a.m. March 25 on Interstate 80 eastbound, Mile Post 66, when a vehicle was observed ...
    April 14, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • From the editor's desk

    OK, I wasn’t too excited about the colder temperatures and snow on Monday, however, it would be difficult to beat the gorgeous weather we had on Satur ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Headlines from the past

    It’s time again to pull out that dusty old shoe box full of black and white memories, my friends. Here we are with another edition of “Headlines from ...
    April 14, 2014 - 3:06 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Well, my backyard looks like a rabbit rodeo is going on — hopping, racing, jumping — the antics are fun to watch. Robins are frequently visiting the b ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:30 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    Walking down to the Gulf shore was the first thing for me to do in the morning. I spent as much time as I could on the beach, and watching others enjo ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • What could go wrong?

    As I watch the Obamacare saga unfold, it brings another revolutionary idea to mind. The time has com ...
    April 2, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Considerations by Nedda

    Walking down to the Gulf shore was the first thing for me to do in the morning. I spent as much time as I could on the beach, and watching others enjo ...
    March 31, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Aaahhh ... The weather the past few days has been wonderful. The robins are visiting my birdbath on my deck, and I can see tulips beginning to make th ...
    March 31, 2014 - 4:45 pm
  • Saving St. Thomas More

    To the editor,My husband, Mr. Carlo Olivero, is trying to inform people merged churches are churches ...
    March 28, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • At a loss for words

    As I waited for my meal to be delivered in a local restaurant, I couldn’t help but notice the older gentleman sitting across from me. Though his face ...
    March 28, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • A Princeton legend: Richard Widmark

    In the late 1950s, Richard Widmark was into the heart of his movie career. He had a touch of gray to his hair, and on the silver screen, it even spark ...
    March 26, 2014 - 2:58 pm
  • Attention: New virus affecting swine industry

    I would like to do something a little different than I have done in the past for this writing.I woul ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Illinois grain stocks

    Corn stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 1.22 billion bushels, up 55 percent from March 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled 550 million bushels, wh ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Gripp moves on in Creed competition

    GENESEO — Chase Gripp, a member of the Bureau Valley FFA Chapter of the Illinois Association FFA, was selected as the District 1 FFA Creed Speaking ru ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • State hog and pig inventory at 4.35 million

    Illinois inventory of all hogs and pigs on March 1 was 4.35 million head, down 6 percent from Dec. 1, 2013, and down 5 percent from last year. Breedin ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Independent For Life services Bureau County

    PERU — Independent For Life, a home medical equipment company, has been serving the area for the last seven years.
    April 9, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Guisti named economic educator

    The Career Development Division (CDD), a division of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI), named Haley Guisti, compliance/loan officer ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • IVCC business services, finance office earns award

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College’s office of Business Services and Finance has earned a prestigious national budget presentation award ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Andersen receives honors

    Wick Builders received information to help them provide a higher value building experience for their customers in a series of workshops during the Wic ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Extension to hold ag night

    PRINCETON — The University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit will hold an agronomy night to provide research results for 2013 ...
    April 8, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Local business begins new venture

    TISKILWA — Rick Rokosz of Tiskilwa, Dairyland Seed Sales Leader Gary Leeper and regional sales manager Barry Sutton recently met to discuss the limita ...
    April 4, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • PBC choir will present 'The Story' on Friday

    The public is invited to see “The Story” as sung and acted by the Princeton Bible Church Choir at 7 p.m. on Good Friday. The musical chronicles the ev ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Holy Week at Van Orin Gospel Church

    VAN ORIN — The Van Orin Gospel Church has announced their Holy Week services. Good Friday service will be at 6:30 p.m. April 18. An Easter sunrise ser ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Community Notes

    Wyanet Village Board meetingWYANET — The Wyanet Village Board will meet at 7 p.m. today, Tuesday. Th ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Giving on his birthday

    Luke Bogatitus, son of Todd and Tricia Bogatitus, celebrated his eighth birthday by donating food and milk money to the Hall Township Food Pantry. Luk ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy anniversary today, Tuesday, to Linda and Roger Gustafson. From your friends at Princeton Rotary.
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Ladd American Legion Auxiliary meets

    LADD — The Ladd American Legion Auxiliary will meet at 7 p.m. April 22 at Legion hall. New and revised by-laws for the club, selecting a nomination co ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Holy Week at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

    MANLIUS — The Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Manlius will hold its Maundy Thursday worship service and Communion at 7 p.m. Thursday. The Good ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Need a helping hand?

    PHS Student Council will be hosting its annual community outreach from 1 to 4 p.m. April 27. They’re offering free yard work and cleaning to all resid ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:47 pm
  • Augustana College dean’s list

    ROCK ISLAND — Augustana College has announced its 2013 winter term dean’s list. Local students who made the list are James Hays, Hannah Schaefer, Alys ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:29 pm
  • University of Iowa

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa has released its 2013 fall semester dean’s list. Area students who made the list are: Ellen Anderson of Princ ...
    April 14, 2014 - 2:28 pm

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