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  • Old-time country music performers at Princeton Coffeehouse on Saturday

    PRINCETON — Veteran performers Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee will bring their singing, fiddling, picking and banjo-playing selves to town to perf ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Winner announced

    The winner of the $500 Princeton Art District Shopping Spree was Becky Swanson of Sparland. The raffle was held during the annual Art Distri ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Learning about first aid

    Brownie Troop 1652 received first aid training and learned about being a registered nurse. The group includes (front row, from left) Ellie W ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • PC rallies to calm Storm

    PRINCETON — It was smooth sailing for the Bureau Valley Lady Storm throughout the Princeton Holiday tournament until the second half of Satu ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Alumni games reunite the Storm

    MANLIUS – Bureau Valley fans were treated to a night full of basketball on Saturday, bringing back alumni and coaches from the past 19 years ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Stark County tops Lady Lions

    PRINCETON — The young Lady Lions of LaMoille-Ohio gave it all they had Saturday night during the third-place contest of the Princeton High S ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
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  • Out and About

    Images from this weekend's events in Bureau County ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Celebrating the season

    The First United Methodist Church bell ringers were outside the Clark House this weekend during Princeton’s Christmas Open House. The open house featu ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Princeton awarded Safe Route to School grant

    PRINCETON — The city of Princeton has been awarded the Safe Route to School grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Candidates are ready to file

    While it seems like we just got one election under our belts, the consolidated election is already on the horizon. The date is set for April 7, 2015.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:22 pm
  • Bourey is a no show for sentencing

    PRINCETON — A Princeton man was sentenced to 16 years in Illinois Department of Corrections after not appearing in court for a charge of child pornogr ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Questions about parent volunteers in Spring Valley Elementary

    SPRING VALLEY — A Spring Valley parent spoke out during public comment period at the Spring Valley Elementary School Board meeting on Wednesday concer ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Students helping students

    BUDA — Bureau Valley South sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade Student Council members are tutoring students in the third, fourth and fifth grades.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:23 pm
  • Princeton gears up for Small Business Saturday

    The day after Thanksgiving is known as Black Friday, the biggest shopping day of the year.In 2010, c ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • Loney sentenced to prison

    PRINCETON — A Princeton man entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 3 felony of aggravated battery.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Grand jury returns indictments

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County grand jury returned the following indictments on Nov. 14. Curtis P. Ke ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Tuesday night update

    Tuesday night  roundup included: Girls basketball LaMoille-Ohio defeated Bureau Valley 39-34 Boys ba ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • On the Cube

    Here's some area high sporting events being shown tonight on highschoolcube.com. Watch Princeton Wre ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • PC rallies to calm Storm

    PRINCETON — It was smooth sailing for the Bureau Valley Lady Storm throughout the Princeton Holiday tournament until the second half of Saturday’s cha ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:21 pm
  • Alumni games reunite the Storm

    MANLIUS – Bureau Valley fans were treated to a night full of basketball on Saturday, bringing back alumni and coaches from the past 19 years of a prog ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Stark County tops Lady Lions

    PRINCETON — The young Lady Lions of LaMoille-Ohio gave it all they had Saturday night during the third-place contest of the Princeton High School Holi ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:17 pm
  • Tigresses top Midland

    The Princeton Tigresses finished the Princeton Holiday Tournament on a winning note, defeating Midland 39-27 Saturday.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Saturday sports update

    Putnam County defeated Bureau Valley 38-29 to capture first place  in the Princeton Holiday Basketball Tournament Saturday at Prouty Gym.
    Nov. 22, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Storm tops Stark County; Lady Lions notch first win

    PRINCETON — Bureau Valley and La Moille-Ohio came away with victories while the host Tigers were felled by Putnam County 51-21 at the Princeton Holida ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Tigers looking for some get up and go

    PRINCETON — Heading into the season, Princeton coach Jesse Brandt emphasized the importance of locking down opponents on defense to create opportuniti ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:06 pm
  • Area players earn TRAC honors

    Area players have been selected to the 2014 Three Rivers All-Conference football teams. Unanimous se ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Marcella Bianchi

    SPRING VALLEY — Marcella Mateika Bianchi, 92,  of Spring Valley, died Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, at Manor Court of Princeton.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 2:05 pm
  • Floyd Bickett

    PRINCETON — Floyd Charles Bickett, 78, passed away Sunday evening, Nov. 23, 2014, at the Toulon Health Care Center in Toulon.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Ann Warkins

    PRINCETON — Ann M. Warkins, 85, of Morton, formerly of Princeton, passed away at 10:07 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 16, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Morton.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 10:30 am
  • Dorothy Webber

    PRINCETON — Dorothy Jean Webber, 87, of Princeton passed away Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at Manor Court in Peoria.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Alice Kissel

    MINERAL — Alice K. Kissel, 95, of Mineral passed away at 11:45 a.m. Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, at her home.
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Bradford Mathison

    BIRNAMWOOD, Wis. — Bradford L. Mathison, 58, of Birnamwood, Wis., died Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at Aspirus Wausau Hospital.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:35 pm
  • Dorothy Webber

    PRINCETON — Dorothy Webber, 87, of Princeton passed away at Nov. 21, 2014, in Peoria. Services will ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Seth Hawkins

    MENDOTA — Seth J. Hawkins, 87, of Mendota passed away Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 2:38 pm
  • Rita Wright

    PUTNAM — Rita Joan Wright, 80, of Putnam died at 6:45 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • Donna Gillette

    ROCKFORD — Mary Donna Gillette, 68, daughter of the late Russell and Carolyn (Olson) Stroud of Buda, won her battle with cancer on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:12 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Retail theftDarius Trevon Cunningham, 20, of Schaumburg and Marie A. Barth, 22, of Warrenville were ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 4:10 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Accident A two-vehicle accident involving drivers Julian A. Molina, 21, of LaSalle and Ryan C. Diaz, ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 2:14 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Disorderly conduct Joshua J. Stanfield, 30, homeless was charged with disorderly conduct in the 1000 ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:09 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Domestic battery Corey J. Marroquin, 37, of Spring Valley was charged with domestic battery, violat ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Illinois State Police report for October

    LASALLE — Illinois State Police District 17 announced during the month of October, troopers handled 1,454 calls for service and assistance.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:09 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    DUIBrady K. Nordstrom, 25, of Tiskilwa was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol and i ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Bookwalter sentenced to prison

    PRINCETON — A Princeton man has entered a plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 1 felony of residential burglary and the Class 4 felony o ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:39 am
  • Spring Valley Police

    Criminal trespass Hector R. Santiago, 28, of Princeton was charged with criminal trespass to residen ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Princeton Police

    Retail theftTwo 16-year-old Princeton boys and a 15-year-old Spring Valley boy were charged with ret ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Illinois State Police

    DUI Charles E. Akin, 71, of Morris was charged with driving under the influence on U.S. Route 6 near ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legend

    Things don’t always work out as planned. I’m still waiting for that information from Sioux Falls, S.D., so I can finish my story on Mary Barr, Richard ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • ‘It cannot succeed without you’

    I am very upset about the holiday spirit in this town! I haven’t seen the Salvation Army kettles and bellringers around anywhere, even though they hav ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Hunting deer hunters

    On this particular day, I’m looking through the news headlines, and I’m definitely losing my faith in my fellow man.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • From the editor’s desk

    My still-green lawn turned a milky shade of white this past weekend, and the sidewalks and driveways were even whiter. Ugh! I’m not a fan of snow, as ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 1:08 pm
  • Refresher course

    One part of my job which I truly enjoy are the opportunities I have to visit area schools. Sometimes I’m there to do an interview or take a photo, whi ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 2:21 pm
  • Give yourself a break, moms

    I swear I am one step away from being featured on the television show, “Hoarders.” It’s not that I f ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Food Court 11-13

    How about trying some different stuffing recipes for your Thanksgiving meal or even for Christmas. It’s fun to try something different and surprise ev ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Richard Widmark: A Princeton legacy

    I don’t think I’ll ever find out all the facts about this quiet man, Richard Widmark, but sometimes the pieces of the puzzle just kind of put themselv ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:32 pm
  • ‘Five Days Left’

    Grandma was right. Darn it.Every year, when November rolled around and you longed for the holidays, ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Food Court 11-6

    With the weather changing, it’s time to come up with some good soup recipes to keep everybody warm to the bone.
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Shooting Sports wraps up archery

    Archery instruction was a success for the 16 youth who completed the Illinois 4-H Shooting Sports program in Bureau County. Those youth met every Sund ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • A season of thanks

    As we rapidly approach Thanksgiving and the holiday season, I feel that it is important to take time to be thankful for some things happening in the a ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 1:55 pm
  • Private pesticide applicator training, testing sessions set

    University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit is offering the following training and certification programs for private pe ...
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 3:19 pm
  • Longtime SV business closes doors

    SPRING VALLEY — A longtime Spring Valley business with roots dating back to 1836 has closed its doors.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • IDOA awarded specialty crop grant money

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture has been awarded more than $650,000 through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Special ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Food service sanitation manager certification course offered

    MENDOTA — A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered in the Illinois Room of the Mendota Civic Center, 1901 Tom Merwin Dri ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Board approves MCH’s ownership change

    MENDOTA — The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board on Nov. 12 approved the Certificate of Exemption (COE) application of OSF Healthcar ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Illinois Urologic Health Surgeons provides services at PMH

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton is announcing that on Nov. 1, Dr. Christian Schwartz and Dr. Steve Chung with Illinois Urologic Healt ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Amtrak adds trains for Thanksgiving

    To accommodate an expected increase in holiday passengers, Amtrak and the Illinois Department of Transportation are offering additional round trips on ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • 40 under Forty Class of 2014

    On Oct. 2, the 40 Under Forty Class of 2014 was recognized during a ceremony at the Deer Park Country Club. About 140 people attended the reception. T ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • By the Book

    PRINCETON — Thursday, Nov, 27 and Friday, Nov. 28, the Princeton Public Library will be closed in observation of the Thanksgiving holiday.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Old-time country music performers at Princeton Coffeehouse on Saturday

    PRINCETON — Veteran performers Pop Wagner and Bob Bovee will bring their singing, fiddling, picking and banjo-playing selves to town to perform at the ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Winner announced

    The winner of the $500 Princeton Art District Shopping Spree was Becky Swanson of Sparland. The raffle was held during the annual Art District Wine Wa ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:34 pm
  • Community Notes

    Rotary meetingWALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut will host Dr. Sarah Parker, stroke neurologist at O ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:32 pm
  • Holiday concert

    OTTAWA — The Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra will present its holiday concert at 4 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Ottawa High School auditorium. Featured solo ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • ‘Rounding Third’ opens on Friday

    PRINCETON — The Festival 56 fall season continues with the opening of “Rounding Third” on Friday.“Ro ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Open house to mark Moore's 80th birthday

    An open house to celebrate the 80th birthday of Gene Moore of Geneseo, formerly of Sheffield, will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at his home, 7 ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:30 pm
  • Safe at home

    So what would you guess is the No. 1 cause of marriage discord and difficulty? Communication? Sex? Finances? Having children? Time pressures?
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:28 pm
  • Halsey presents program to Princeton DAR

    PRINCETON — Barbara Halsey, District II director for the Illinois DAR Society, visited the Princeton-Illinois Chapter NSDAR on Nov. 1, at its regular ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Learning about first aid

    Brownie Troop 1652 received first aid training and learned about being a registered nurse. The group includes (front row, from left) Ellie Welte, Sadi ...
    Nov. 24, 2014 - 3:27 pm

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