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Do gun control laws need to be more or less strict than they are now?
On Monday, Publisher Sam Fisher said the new website will provide readers with a better user experience on a desktop, smartphone or tablet.
Today, Thursday, Dec. 12, Bureau County Pastors will meet at 10 a.m. Also Thursday, the Friends of the Library Book Club will meet at 4 p.m. and discuss “Montana 1948” by Larry Watson.
Proposed plans to build a flea market-type business in southern Bureau County got a little bit closer to reality when the Bureau County Board approved a necessary rezoning request needed to make it happen.
Katelynn Hartmann, 6, of Princeton is not intimidated by Tuesday afternoon's frigid temperatures as she spends time outside creating some winter fun.
Santa Claus spread his charm and spirit throughout Bureau County this weekend as he traveled to several communities to greet children of all ages, including Robert Coomer who met Santa at the Amtrak train station Saturday morning in Princeton.
The first snowfall of the season brought only about 1.8 inches of snow to Bureau County on Sunday, but it was enough to create slick road surfaces, causing traffic crashes throughout the area.
Mathew J. Engel: 20, Braidwood, possession of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, DUI-combination drugs, operating uninsured vehicle and improper lane usage.
Abbi and Matt Cochran faced the cold temperatures on Thursday as they spent seven and one-half hours at the Cocoa Cottage near the Prouty Building, where they stayed until they raised either 1,000 toys or $5,000.
Students from Carleen Bergandi's sixth-grade class at Dimmick Community Consolidated School District took a field trip to the Bureau County Republican on Tuesday to learn about the newspaper business.
With Bureau County residents in the swing for Christmas shopping and giving, Vanessa Hoffeditz is asking people to remember their local food pantries.
I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving - one filled with memorable moments that involved family and friends.
Bureau County shoppers were among the 141 million shoppers who hit the stores and retailers websites from Thanksgiving Day through Sunday.