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  • Lady Lions repeat in own invite

    The LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions repeated as champions of their tournament on Saturday.The Lady Lions won their pool play, defeated Amboy in the ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Third for now, Baldonado focuses on big picture

    PRINCETON — Al Baldonado didn't have the best run in him Saturday for the Princeton Invitational at Zearing Park. The Hall senior standout s ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Freshman Weidner settling in nicely

    PRINCETON — There's a new Weidner coming up for Bureau Valley (BV) — making her name among area cross country ranks. And her older sister, R ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Solorio Outing

    The fifth annual Frank Solorio Jr. Memorial Golf Outing was held recently at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley. Ninety-two golfers p ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Hall of Fame Night at Hall

    Hall High School held its 2014 Hall of Fame ceremony Friday, inducting members of the 1973 Red Devil football team, coach Kelly Kane, “Frien ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Symbolic St. Bede arch has been restored

    PERU — St. Bede students on Tuesday were among the first to walk under the newly-restored St. Bede arch, which had been completed just that ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:57 pm
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  • Lady Lions repeat in own invite

    The LaMoille/Ohio Lady Lions repeated as champions of their tournament on Saturday.The Lady Lions wo ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Third for now, Baldonado focuses on big picture

    PRINCETON — Al Baldonado didn't have the best run in him Saturday for the Princeton Invitational at Zearing Park. The Hall senior standout said he lef ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Freshman Weidner settling in nicely

    PRINCETON — There's a new Weidner coming up for Bureau Valley (BV) — making her name among area cross country ranks. And her older sister, Regan, is r ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Solorio Outing

    The fifth annual Frank Solorio Jr. Memorial Golf Outing was held recently at Spring Creek Golf Course in Spring Valley. Ninety-two golfers participate ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Tigers score late to top IC

    The Princeton Tiger soccer team brought the Homestead Festival weekend to Tiskilwa Saturday where they downed Indian Creek 3-2 on the soccer pitch.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Hall of Fame Night at Hall

    Hall High School held its 2014 Hall of Fame ceremony Friday, inducting members of the 1973 Red Devil football team, coach Kelly Kane, “Friend of Hall” ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Comets streak past Storm

    MANLIUS —Newman senior Trevor Bolin knew what was coming, had prepared for it all week long at practice. But he still found himself looking to make am ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • The Red Devils Pull(am) a fast one

    SPRING VALLEY — Drew Pullam said he got a little scared when Hall coach Randy Tieman told him they'd come out throwing the ball in the second half Fri ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Bruins air things out at Kewanee

    KEWANEE —There was an unmistakable chill in the air at Kewanee Stadium Friday night. There were also a lot of footballs.
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • Tigers strike up win No. 2.

    SHERRARD - Starting the season 2-1 sounds pretty sweet to Coach Jesse Snyder and that’s exactly where his team sits after his Princeton Tigers squad p ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:15 am
  • John Montgomery

    WINNEBAGO — John E. Montgomery, 80, of Winnebago passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in his home with his family by his side.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Corrine Lonergan

    MACOMB — Corrine Ann Lonergan, 87, of Macomb passed away at 5:50 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Dorothy Campbell

    PRINCETON — Dorothy L. Campbell, 77, passed away early Saturday morning, Sept. 13, 2014, at Liberty Village here in Princeton.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Tom Seidel

    PRINCETON — Tom Seidel of Princeton passed away at 8:32 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Ruth Huskey

    WYANET — Ruth Bissett Huskey, 90, of Wyanet, formerly of Waynesburg, Pa., died at 4:15 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at her home in Wyanet.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:25 am
  • Betty Lenihan

    PRINCETON —  Betty J. Lenihan, 82, of Princeton passed away Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at Liberty Village of Princeton.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:58 am
  • Bradley Kruger

    CAMBRIDGE — Bradley D. Kruger, 47, of Cambridge died Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, at his home surrounded by his family.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Amy Porter

    TISKILWA — A celebration of life for Amy V. Porter, 58, of Tiskilwa, who passed away Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21, at We ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Tom Seidel

    PRINCETON — Tom Seidel of Princeton passed away at 8:32 a.m. Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:13 pm
  • Robert Geldean

    FOUNTAIN HILL, Ariz. — Robert S. Geldean, 76, of Fountain Hills, Ariz., passed away Tuesday, Sept. 9, 2014.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Spring Valley Police

    Vehicle accidentA two-vehicle collision involving Jennifer C. Judd, 96, of Hennepin and Marisol Patt ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Vehicle accidentA two-vehicle collision involving drivers David M. Gillespie, 69, of Princeton and C ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 3:22 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Retail theftMercedes N. Sandoval, 20, of DePue was charged with retail theft from Walmart at 4:05 p. ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Deer accidentA vehicle driven by David J. Fitzgerald, 39, of Spring Valley struck a deer on Route 29 ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 3:41 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Domestic battery Joe N. MacKenzie, 27, of Princeton was charged with domestic battery in the 300 blo ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 4:57 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Criminal damage to property Justin R. Sedam, 21, of Peru was charged with criminal damage to propert ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • Illinois State Police

    Accidents Dimce Postoloski, 43, of Paterson, N. J., was cited for improper lane usage following an a ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Bureau County Sheriff

    Accidents Joseph A. Holder, 22, of Dixon was involved in a single-vehicle accident at 10:25 a.m. Aug ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:33 pm
  • Princeton Police

    Criminal trespassAlyssa L. Stroud, 22, of Princeton was charged with criminal trespass to real prope ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Spring Valley Police

    Warrant arrest Lois P. Munson, 41, of Spring Valley turned herself in at the Spring Valley Police St ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

    As students head back to school this September, we encourage parents to visit the Neponset Public Library and make sure their children and teens sign ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    Well, another Homestead Festival has come and gone, and I hope you enjoyed every minute of it. Wow! There were a ton of activities for folks of all ag ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • A farewell to a gifted editorialist ...

    Great talent comes rarely to a few special individuals, and Greg (Wallace) is in that league. As an avid follower of Greg’s humorous writings and skil ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Food Court 9-11

    Now’s the time to come up with some hearty squash recipes. All kinds of squash are coming on in your gardens, so try some new recipes to change some o ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • What’s recyclable?

    Thank you Princeton City Council for publishing the actual list of what is and is not accepted at the recycling center. As I’m sure many people did, I ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Lions Clubs offers much ... to many

    The Princeton Lions Club has been involved in the city of Princeton and Bureau County area for 89 years this October. We are proud to be one of the ol ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • Widmark to appear at Homestead Festival

    Back in the day, Princeton’s own Richard Widmark was a pretty big Hollywood movie star. President of ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • From the editor’s desk

    It’s difficult to believe it’s already Homestead Festival weekend in just a few days. Wow! It seems like just yesterday I was sitting curbside watchin ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 4:20 pm
  • The plague of the American family

    The parents (both mother and father) are the building block of the family; the family is the cornerstone of the neighborhood; the neighborhood then be ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Walking the road not chosen

    Editor's note: The following is an ongoing series on former BCR Staff Writer Barb Kromphardt's ordeal with breast cancer. After failing a mammogram te ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Feeding from the inside out

    Every fall, junior cattle exhibitors and their families search far and wide for that perfect heifer calf. They can travel thousands of miles and look ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:30 pm
  • Larkey to speak at Walnut Rotary Club

    WALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut announced Kevin Larkey, organizer of the fourth Corn Picker Reunion in Walnut, will be speaking at its Wednesday me ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:32 pm
  • Ag Summary

    Rainfall and warm temperatures continued throughout the state last week. A few cases of Sudden Death Syndrome in soybeans were reported in some parts ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Carus looking for memories

    LASALLE — Carus Corporation will celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2015 and is asking the community to share memories, stories and photos which help ...
    UPDATED: Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:13 am
  • Ajster honored by Super Lawyers

    PERU — Attorney Julie Ajster of Ajster Law Office has been recognized by Illinois Super Lawyers as a 2015 Illinois Rising Star.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • Nicor Gas decreases gas cost for September

    NAPERVILLE — With the heating season fast approaching, Nicor Gas is announcing a 19-cent per therm decrease to the Gas Supply Charge (GSC) for the mon ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 7:19 am
  • Open house is set at SV Curves

    SPRING VALLEY — Curves of Spring Valley located at 11-A Wolfer Industrial Park is hosting an open house the week of Sept. 15-20.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:50 pm
  • Spring Valley City Bank donates to Hall High School

    Spring Valley City Bank President Matt Merboth presents a check in the amount of $2,396.25 to Hall High School Superintendent Mike Struna. The donatio ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Working Farm Show is Sept. 12-14

    GENESEO — With technology propelling all aspects of our lives at breakneck speeds, do you ever long for things to slow down a bit? Well, the Antique E ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:23 pm
  • Trust me; it’s organic

    Labels are important – not just for clothing – but also for music, electronic gear and literature. Labels also are import for the food and agriculture ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 8:13 pm
  • PES offering developmental check-ups

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Elementary School District 115 Early Beginnings Parents as Teachers 0-3 program is offering developmental check-ups for chil ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Garage/bake sale

    PRINCETON — Our Table, a group of Princeton areas churches with a mission to help people during hard economic times, or those who are lonely, will hol ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:25 pm
  • Community Notes

    Cookout plannedWYANET — The Wyanet Fire Department will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • New 4-H community club offered in Ohio

    OHIO — The University of Illinois Extension is offering a new 4-H community club in Ohio.The club wi ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Wilsons will note 60th wedding anniversary

    Mr. and Mrs. Mervyn Wilson of Sheffield will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Friday.Merv ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:23 pm
  • Hall Homecoming events, deadlines announced

    SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School’s homecoming will be the week of Sept. 29.The parade, set for Oct. ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Former Princeton resident celebrates 90th birthday in Florida

    GULFPORT, Fla. — Joyce Piper celebrated her 90th birthday on June 30 with more than 100 family members and friends at the St. Petersburg County Club.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Make Someone Happy

    • Happy anniversary today, Tuesday, to Tracy and Scott Grimmer. From your friends at Princeton Rotary.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Lind will speak to Walnut Rotary Club

    WALNUT — The Rotary Club of Walnut has announced Josie Lind, a student at Bureau Valley High School, will speak at its Saturday meeting, to be held at ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:22 pm
  • Bradford Junior High elects officers

    BRADFORD — The Bradford Jr. High Student Council and National Junior Honor Society elected the 2014-2015 officers.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 5:22 pm

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