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Thursday | Bureau County Republican

Heartland's Great Medallion Hunt

As in the past, the lucky individual finding Heartland Bank's Great Medallion will win $1,000 in Princeton Chamber gift certificates and a convertible ride in the Homestead parade on Sept.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Thursday | Bureau County Republican

Annual jazz worship service set for Sept. 14

The annual jazz worship service at St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, in conjunction with the Bureau County Homestead Festival, will once again feature premier clarinetist Jimmy Valentine and his quintet.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Community Notes

Bureau County Home and Community Education will sponsor Sandra Lutz from Pekin to present a program on “Laughter” at 3 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Pekin, IL, Princeton, IL, Woody Guthrie, Folk, Ladd, IL, Mendota, IL

Bureau County Republican

Hassler is Grand America trap champ

Our lives are filled with pluses and minuses and last week was no exception. I have written before about a Princeton man who has a hobby of shooting trap.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Weather

Bureau County Republican

Carper to speak at Women's Missionary Aid meeting

Nancy Carper of the Bureau County Senior Center in Princeton will speak at the Van Orin Gospel Church's Women's Missionary Aid meeting at 7 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Van-Orin, IL

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Keeping cool in hot times

The advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. today, Tuesday. Temperatures were to climb into the 90s with dew points in the 70s, which had meteorologists talking about heat indices of 100 to 110 degrees Fahrenheit.

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Bureau County Republican

County fair deemed a success

This year's Bureau County Fair, which ended Sunday, was one of the best ever, according to Bureau County Fair Board spokesperson Tracy Brenneman.

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The many faces of the Bureau County Fair

Aidan Rossler and brother Carter Rossler, both of Malden, took some time away from the rides and the animals at the 159th Bureau County Fair to have their faces painted.

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Related Topix: Malden, IL

Bureau County Republican

Annual golf scramble set for Sept. 26

The Bureau County United Way's 11th annual golf scramble will be at 1 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Bureau County Republican

a Fun, Fun, Funa Beach Boys style

Lots of “love” Thursday night as lead singer Mike Love and the Beach Boys entertain a packed crowd at Thursday night's grandstand show at the Bureau County Fair in Princeton.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Beach Boys, Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Bureau County SWCD fish, tree sale

Anyone interested in purchasing items can go online to www.bureaucountyswcd.webs.com or contact the BCSWCD for an order booklet.

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Bureau County Republican

Tonozzis to speak at BCGS on 1890s' local anarchism

The program for Thursday's meeting of the Bureau County Genealogical Society will feature area speakers Tom and Mary Jane Tonozzi.

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Related Topix: Spring Valley, IL, Princeton, IL

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Bureau County Republican

First human case of WNV confirmed in Illinois

The Illinois Department of Public Health has confirmed the first human case of West Nile Virus in Illinois for 2014.

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Related Topix: Bureau, IL

Bureau County Republican

Ready, set, county fair time

North American Midway carnival worker Tigger Austin spends part of Wednesday morning inflating game prizes for the 159th annual Bureau County Fair in Princeton, which began Wednesday and continues through Sunday.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Annual social deemed a success

The Bureau County Health and Wellness Clinic is happy to announce that Dr. Martin Faber, who recently retired from his private practice, will be doing more community service work for the clinic.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Medicine

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Community Notes

The third annual Overdose Awareness and Memory Walk will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Baker's Lake in Peru.

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Related Topix: Peru, IL, Pekin, IL, Princeton, IL

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Bureau County Republican

IVCH 5K added to Starved Rock Runner Circuit

Now in its fourth year, the annual Illinois Valley Community Hospital Healthy Choices, Healthy You Fall Fitness 5K has been added to the list of official Starved Rock Runner Ltd. circuit races.

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Related Topix: Peru, IL, Washington Park, IL, Family, Kids, Mark, IL, Ottawa, IL

Bureau County Republican

More than just rides and corndogs

As families are revving up for rides, entertainment and fair food, they are also reminded to stop by the informational booths at the fairgrounds, which will be handing out a wealth of information about the numerous organizations that serve our communities.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Tiskilwa approves wheelchair access ramps

The Tiskilwa Village Board voted Tuesday night to award the bid for placing 13-14 wheelchair access ramps on Main, Brewster and Washington streets to M.C. Jones Concrete of Tiskilwa for $650 per ramp.

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Related Topix: Tiskilwa, IL

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More entries received in this year's Princeton Junior Women's Club baby contest

They are: Emma Sterling, 14 months, the daughter of Edin Stachowiak and Nick Sterling of Seatonville; Madilyn “Maddie” Hildebrand, 17 months, the daughter of Jason and Sara Hildebrand of Princeton; Dexter Michael Bankes, 9 months, the son of Brooke and Brandon Bankes of Malden; Harper Shaw, 10 months, the daughter of Jared and Lane ... (more)

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Related Topix: Seatonville, IL, Princeton, IL, Malden, IL, Depue, IL

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