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In honor of Black History Month (February) and Women's History Month (March), here is a story from Bureau County's past that is pertinent to both. One of the early graduates of Princeton Township High School was a young African-American woman named
Following is another segment in an ongoing series of headlines from 2013. Oct. 19: After 20 years of serving as Bureau County Treasurer, and 40 years total in the treasurer's office, Nina Cattani-Urbanowski announces she will not seek re-election in
The following is another segment in an ongoing series in the Bureau County Republican's look at some of the headlines from 2013. July 2: Princeton Police officers investigate a series of vehicle burglaries reported in the last couple weeks.
As long as Mother Nature cooperates, there should be no shortage of road clearing materials for the rest of the winter in Bureau County. Recently, Bureau County Highway Engineer John Gross told the Bureau County Republican it was a bit busier
The first snowfall of the season brought only about 1.8 inches of snow to Bureau County on Sunday, but it was enough to create slick road surfaces, causing traffic crashes throughout the area...On Monday, Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff
Bureau of Justice Statistics show violent crime and property crime rates have risen for the second consecutive year, though at least one local statistic does not reflect that same trend...Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) study released last week,
The Bureau County Board has declared a state of emergency to get the grounding grid fixed for the communication tower at the Bureau County Jail. At Tuesday's board meeting, Buildings and Grounds Committee Chairman Kristi Warren told the board the
Bureau County has settled a lawsuit filed against it last year by a former inmate of the Bureau County Jail. Arick Buckles of Chicago filed the lawsuit in June 2012 claiming he was denied his needed and prescribed HIV medication when he was an inmate
The Bureau County Metro Center in Princeton will be closed three days next week for parking lot repair. Princeton Park District Executive Director Elaine Russell has announced the Metro Center will be closed Aug. 26, 27 and 29 for the repair project.
The state of Illinois has become the 18th state in the country to approve online voter registration, but the issue is bigger than just getting more people registered to vote, said to Bureau County Clerk Kami Hieronymus. On Saturday, Gov. Pat Quinn