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Yesterday | 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

Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

Monday | Bureau County Republican

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

Bureau County Republican

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

Bureau County Republican

Welcome to the 159th Bureau County Fair

Fun for all ages is in store for those attending the annual Bureau County Fair, set for Aug. 20-24.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Bureau County Republican

A lick and a prayer

The First Presbyterian Church of Princeton is revving up to host its eighth annual ice cream social this Saturday, Aug. 16. The event will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on the front lawn of the church, located at 320 Park Ave. East.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Extension Advisor Jon Ellis

Jon Ellis of Princeton can look back and remember what life was like growing up on the farm.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Agriculture, Science, Putnam, IL

Bureau County Republican

Fair will offer lots of free entertainment

The 159th Bureau County Fair will offer lots of free entertainment and attractions to keep fair goers busy this year.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Limited grandstand seats remain for The Beach Boys on Aug. 21

There are a very limited number of grandstand seats remaining for the Beach Boys concert at 8 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Bureau County Fair in Princeton.

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

Bureau County Republican

'Bobby Ray,' 'Starvin' Dog,' come to Princeton

It was almost 35 years ago that Jim Dossett and his wife, Brenda, first began visiting Princeton and Bureau County.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Heroin in Bureau County?

Gov. Pat Quinn signed legislation last week to expand the state's fight against heroin use in communities across Illinois.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Pat Quinn, US Governors

Bureau County Republican

Patricia Wood

Born Jan. 29, 1926, in Festus, Mo., to Ardell and Mabel Dobbs, she married Thomas L. Wood Jr. in Ottawa.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Bureau County Republican

More entries received in baby contest

They are: Kinsleigh Prokes, 17 months, the daughter of Kristina and Michael Prokes of Princeton; Brielle Alexandra Faber, 1 year, the daughter of Derik and Tiffany Faber of Princeton; and Jaxson Hofmann, 10 months, the son of Vince Hofmann and Samantha Davies.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Final post office meetings held

CHERRY/SHEFFIELD - The U.S. Postal Service has completed its meetings in seven Bureau County communities and presented plans to reduce retail window service hours in six of those post offices.

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Related Topix: Cherry, IL, Sheffield, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Galaxy Girl will be part of fair entertainment

Through the years, the one act that most captivates the imagination of audiences is death defying stunts done in mid-air -127 feet in the air … and that's exactly what you'll see at the 159th Bureau County Fair in Princeton.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Bureau County Republican

Flagpole restoration

Recently, several Bureau County residents assisted in scraping and repainting the flagpole at the Matson building, which was acquired in 2014 by the Bureau County Historical Society as a gift from Robert Sash of Tiskilwa.

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Related Topix: Tiskilwa, IL

Bureau County Republican

Hours cut for Buda P.O.

Buda residents will keep their post office but will see a reduction in the open window hours for customer service.

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Related Topix: Buda, IL

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Bureau County Republican

A record-setting July

It may not come as much of a surprise to area residents, but the month of July is going down in the record books for its cool temperatures.

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