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100 percent on board

The Bureau County Board needs to be in total agreement before moving ahead with a county administrator search, according to a consultant.

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Related Topix: Illinois City, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Offering a 'Second Helping?'

Patrons who have school-aged children are in greater need, as they struggle to keep their children, who are home from school all day, fed during summer break.

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Related Topix: Depue, IL

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Quad City Hitmen Blue

Two Bureau County boys, Kyler Lapp of Ladd and Garrett Burns of Wyanet, are playing for the 8U Quad City Hitmen Blue baseball team, ranked No.

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Related Topix: Ladd, IL, Wyanet, IL

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DePue/Bureau County Democrats to meet

The DePue/Bureau County Democrats will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at the DePue VFW, by the lake in DePue, for Pack the House Night.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Delinquent properties to be sold

Bureau County, as trustee, has completed its tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2010 and prior real estate taxes.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

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Celebrating cancer survivors

Area residents show up Tuesday evening at the LaMoille Fire Station to show their support for cancer survivors represented by a pink fire truck traveling through Bureau County as part of a nationwide Pink Heals tour across the United States.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Bureau County Republican

Share Your History

On Sunday, July 20, representatives of the Bureau County Historical Society will be at the Wyanet Historical Society, 320 E. Second St. in Wyanet between 1 and 4 p.m. to videotape short interviews of Bureau County residents.

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Related Topix: Wyanet, IL, Bureau, IL

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County makes wind farm decision

After several months of consideration, the Bureau County Board has made its decision on how to handle decommissioning funds for the Big Sky wind farm near Ohio.

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Thompson pleads guilty to felony

A homeless man has entered an open plea of guilty in Bureau County Court to the Class 4 felony of unlawful possession of another's debit card.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

NBC Chicago

Illinois Lawmakers Study Heroin "Epidemic"

Statistics can help understand part of the story but they can't begin to describe the depths and consequences of a human being's dependency on this drug.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Will County, IL, Spring Valley, IL

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Whata s in your wallet?

As reported Monday morning in the Sauk Valley News, a Tampico man was arrested Sunday for trying to use counterfeit money at the Petunia Festival in Dixon.

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Related Topix: Tampico, IL, Dixon, IL

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Robert Johnson

Robert Eugene Johnson, 82, of Venice, Fla., formerly of Princeton, passed away peacefully at his home on Tuesday, June 24, 2014, looking forward to being in Heaven for all eternity.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Bureau, IL

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Gateway 5K scheduled for Aug. 30

Gateway Services will hold its first Gateway 5K on Saturday, Aug. 30 at 6 p.m., starting at the Bureau County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Bureau, IL

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Bureau County Republican

From the editora s desk

I hope everyone had a great Fourth of July. I really liked having the holiday fall on Friday, which gave most a three-day weekend.

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Related Topix: Mineral, IL, Spring Valley, IL, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Sheffield, IL, Washington, IL

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Community Notes

The Richard Widmark Centennial Committee will meet at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Princeton Public Library's Matson Meeting Room.

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Related Topix: Student Society, Kappa Gamma, Fraternities, Sheffield, IL, Spring Valley, IL

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Back to Bureau County

For the first time in six years, the Miss Bureau County Fair Queen pageant will be exclusively for Bureau County contestants.

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Lori Larsen-Taylor

Lori Larsen-Taylor, 53, of Princeton passed away at 7:08 a.m. Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

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Related Topix: Princeton, IL, Chestnut, IL

Fri Jul 04, 2014

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Storm stories

Substantial rainfall this spring and early summer set the stage for what looked to be a promising growing season and favorable corn yields for 2014.

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Related Topix: Weather, Agriculture, Science

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Voters to weigh in on minimum wage

Gov. Pat Quinn has signed House Bill 3814 which places an advisory question on the Nov. 4 ballot asking if the state's minimum wage for those over the age of 18 should be raised to $10 by Jan. 1, 2015.

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Related Topix: Pat Quinn, US Governors

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Bureau County Farm Bureau offers informational trip meeting

The Bureau County Farm Bureau has announced its summer 2015 trip to Ireland and Scotland.

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Related Topix: Bureau, IL, Princeton, IL

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