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10 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

Floyd King

Floyd William King, 91, of 25739 2400 North Ave., Princeton, died at 4:20 in the morning on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at the Spring Valley Nursing Center in Spring Valley.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Princeton, IL, Spring Valley (Washington, DC), Spring Valley, IL

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Master Farmer Dick Anson

Looking back and reflecting on the memories of years gone by, it's clear Dick Anson of rural Princeton has always had a love for life in the country.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Agriculture, Science

Bureau County Republican

Helping kids get back to school

Bureau County United Way Executive Director Andrea Anderson and Bureau County United Way Board President Sue Spratt present Bureau County Food Pantry Executive Director Vanessa Hoffeditz a $500 check for the purchase of annual school supplies for families served by the Bureau County Food Pantry.

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Bureau County Republican

Levan sentenced to jail after pleading guilty to burglary

A Wyanet man have been placed on five years probation and ordered to serve four months in the Bureau County Jail after pleading guilty to the Class 2 felony of burglary.

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Related Topix: Wyanet, IL, Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

2013 royalty to say goodbye

The 2013 Bureau County Fair queens gathered for a final photo before they will say goodbye to their reigns at the Bureau County Fair.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Hoping to walk away with the crown

Contestants for the 2014 Junior Miss Bureau County Fair Queen Contest are ready for the pageant this Sunday, which begins at 4 p.m. in the auditorium at Princeton High School.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Tiskilwa, IL, Spring Valley, IL, Neponset, IL, Dover, IL

Bureau County Republican

Scams target college students

On Monday, Bureau County Sheriff John Thompson said he has not heard of any local victims of the recent scam targeting people with college loans, but he is aware of the work being done by Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on this scam.

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Bureau County Republican

A shake-down on winter salt

Bureau County will no doubt have to pay quite a bit more for its winter road salt supply this year.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Getting ready for the show ring

Destiny Ginter, 17, of Seatonville takes a few minutes before leading her horse into the show ring on Saturday during the Bureau County 4-H Fair.

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Related Topix: Seatonville, IL

Bureau County Republican

Bureau County's Master Farmers

The Master Farmers of Bureau County recently reunited to talk about the changes of farming over the years.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Fair entry deadlines announced

Entry forms for Fine Arts Departments are due at the fair office on Aug. 4 and all other departments at the 159th Bureau County Fair are due by 6 p.m. Aug. 12. Premium books are available at the fair office Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Any late entries or changes will be charged a late fee, and will be accepted only if the ... (more)

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Sitting pretty and dreaming of a crown

This year's contestants are Amelia Richards, 7, of Putnam; Faith Hanson, 7, of Wyanet; Katie Pyszka, 7, of Dalzell; the 2013 Little Miss Bureau County Queen MaKenna Maupin, 8, of Wyanet; Savannah Mistarz, 8, of Princeton; McKenzie Borys, 7, of Dover; Karsyn Brucker, 7, of Princeton; Olivia Funderberg, 7, of Tiskilwa; Lexie Butler, 6, Walnut; Katie ... (more)

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Related Topix: Putnam, IL, Wyanet, IL, Dalzell, IL, Princeton, IL, Dover, IL

Bureau County Republican

4-H members, ribbons and mana s best friend

Lindsay Wright, 13, of Princeton preps her dog, Joey, before taking the spotlight at the 4-H Dog Show on Thursday evening.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, New Bedford, IL

Bureau County Republican

Opening reception announced for upcoming PAC art show

A traditional designed quilt from the past meant warmth on a cold night, but it also provided beauty to the family member on whose bed it resided, a beauty achieved when that family's foremost thoughts were to survive through the difficult winters of the time; and, while quilts belonged to that by-gone era, because of their wonderful colors and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Bureau County Republican

First-hand advice from last year's royalty

The 2013 Little Miss Bureau County Fair Queen MaKenna Maupin , 8, of Wyanet chats with some of the contestants who will be vying for the 2014 crown.

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Related Topix: Wyanet, IL

Bureau County Republican

The number you have called ...

Voice mail problems, ambulance fees and weeds were on the minds of Princeton City Council members at Monday's council meeting at Princeton City Hall.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

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Bureau County Food Pantry gets $1,500 grant

The Bureau County Food Pantry was awarded a $1,500 grant through BP's Fueling Communities Grant Program.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Free Wild Bill program Thursday

PRINCETON – Steve Dancy will discuss “Wild Bill” Hickok, who was born and raised on a farm near Troy Grove in LaSalle County, at the Bureau County Genealogy Society meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at 629 S. Main St. Dancy worked in the Field Museum in Chicago, and was a seasonal park ranger at the Little Big Horn Battlefield ... (more)

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Troy Grove, IL

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Where in the World - VonHolten

A get together of “Bureau County Friends and Family” who were in Arizona gathered at the Queen Creek, Ariz., winter home of Norm and Sue Von Holten and celebrated St. Patrick's Day with a cookout.

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Related Topix: Buda, IL, Sheffield, IL, Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Still reeling from Great Recession

It's been called the Great Recession, when speculation in the housing market by financial institutions resulted in an estimated $8 trillion in losses.

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Related Topix: Law, Employment / Labor Law

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