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19 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

Grand jury returns indictments

The Bureau County grand jury returned the following indictments when it met in session April 11 at the Bureau County Courthouse in Princeton: • Angela M. Janssen, 36, of Princeton and Ronald A. Hotchkiss, 44, of Princeton were indicted for the Class 4 felony offense of unlawful possession of a controlled substance, heroin.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Spring Valley, IL

Yesterday | Bureau County Republican

DePue principal resigns

The school board accepted his resignation at Wednesday's board meeting. Higgs has held the position of principal for the past three years.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Library Corner 4-17

Princeton Public Library's "Connecting Threads" community art show is still on display.

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Related Topix: Ladd, IL, Tiskilwa, IL

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BPART announces adjustments to designated trip days

Starting May 1, trips outside the Bureau and Putnam County service area will be adjusted in order to increase efficiencies in the Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit system and improve customer service.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, IL, Bureau, IL, Peoria, IL, Spring Valley, IL

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Moreno enters guilty plea to involuntary manslaughter

As reported earlier in the Bureau County Republican, Spring Valley Police received a 911 call on Jan. 4 in reference to a man who had been shot in the leg and was not breathing.

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Related Topix: Spring Valley, IL

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Where's the candy?

Sophia Zerfas tries her luck chewing on a plastic Easter egg during Saturday's annual Easter egg hunt at the Colonial Hall Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Princeton.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Report: Arlington animals

At last week's meeting of the Bureau County Board, State's Attorney Patrick Herrmann said no appeal has been filed yet, as of Thursday, and the appeal time is running short for Dan Labounty, who had 13 beagles and seven horses placed in the county's care in February after he did not address alleged concerns about the care of the animals.

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Related Topix: Arlington, IL, Agriculture, Science, Computers

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Health department offers mental health discussion

The Bureau and Putnam County Health Department will host a moderated discussion on local mental health issues at noon April 22 at the Princeton Public Library.

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Related Topix: Bureau, IL, Putnam County, IL

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A new county administrator?

The Bureau County Board will consider hiring another county administrator to run the day-to-day operations of the county.

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Related Topix: Decatur, IL, Forsyth, IL

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Health department releases scores

The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam counties to inspect the operation.

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Related Topix: Putnam County, IL, Bureau, IL, Princeton, IL, Bradford, IL, Buda, IL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Food plot orders being taken

Available seed include corn, soybeans, sunflower and sorghum. Stewardship agreements, which will be available the day of pick-up, must be signed.

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Related Topix: Tiskilwa, IL

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Death ruled accidental

Illinois State Police Trooper Richard Vanko testified at the inquest. He said conditions were snowy and a bit slippery on Dec. 8, 2013, when he was called to the scene of an accident on Interstate 80 at Mile Marker 46.5. Vanko said McIlvain's Ford Mustang left the eastbound roadway, traveled through the median, rotated almost an entire turn and hit ... (more)

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Bureau County helps in arrest

The Bureau County Sheriff's Department helped in the recent investigation into child pornography in the Quad Cities area which led to the arrest of a Moline man.

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Related Topix: Moline, IL, Rock Island County, IL

Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Retired teachers to meet

All retired teachers living in Bureau County are invited to attend the first spring meeting of the Bureau County Retired Teachers' Association at noon April 17 at the Princeton Public Library.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Illinois Travel

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Bureau County Republican

4-H club donates to food pantry

The Manlius Boys and Girls 4-H Club recently made a donation to the Western Bureau County Food Pantry in time for their busy holiday season.

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Community Notes

The Bureau County Historical Society will have an open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Bryant House on Pleasant Street to debut the “Homes: Then and Now” book.

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL, Buda, IL, Oglesby, IL, Breakfast, Life, Food

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Extension Office to hold ag night

The University of Illinois Extension, Bureau-LaSalle-Marshall-Putnam Unit will hold an agronomy night to provide research results for 2013.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Bureau, IL, Princeton, IL, Agriculture, Science

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Francis Ary

Born June 18, 1931, in Peoria to Francis H. and Catherine Ary Sr., he married Dorothy Downey Nov. 4, 1951, in Putnam.

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Related Topix: Putnam, IL, US Military, US Army, Tiskilwa, IL, Bureau, IL, New Lenox, IL

Wed Apr 02, 2014

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PJWC will offer camp scholarships

The Princeton Junior Woman's Club and its Education Community Service Program will once again offer camp scholarship money to students in Bureau County.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

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Kasperski pleads guilty

A Princeton man has been sentenced to to the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to the Class 1 felony of unlawful possession with intent to deliver, heroin.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

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