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Local News – 7/22/17

*Convoy Against Cancer The city of Ladd is set to host the ‘Convoy Against Cancer’ big truck show. The event will take place today on Route 89 from 10 until 3. Several makes and models of new and restored pickup trucks will be on display. There will be antique and restored farm tractors displayed as well. In addition to the showcased vehicles there will be food vendors, music, door prizes, raffles and 50/50 drawings. The event is open to the public and admission is free. All proceeds…

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Local News – 7/21/17

*Lunch in the Park Lunch is the park takes place today at Soldiers and sailors Park in Princeton. Lunch will be served from 11 until 1 by MOPS and the baked goods will be provided by People Church Youth.   *Princeton Public Library Schedule The Princeton Public Library has released its schedule of events for the week. There will be a summer reading program on Monday afternoon at 2:30 and movie night is at 6:30. The youth services story time and craft will begin at 10:30 on…

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Bureau County Sheriff Is Asking For Your Help – 7/20/17

Bureau County Sheriff Is Asking For Your Help The Bureau County Sheriff is asking for your help in catching whoever is throwing metal screws on the roadway at County Road 1500 North just west of Hollowayville. Sheriff Jim Reed says the gravel road extends west of Hollowayville to Route 6. He says someone has been putting screws on the road, causing damage to vehicle tires. The Sheriff’s Office has taken 2 reports of damage so far. Reed says after initial complaints were received, the road…

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Bureau County 4-H Fair opens 4-day run today – 7/20/17

Bureau County 4-H Fair opens 4-day run today The 4-H Fair is getting into full swing today at the Bureau County Fairgrounds in Princeton, featuring projects by area kids ages five through 18. Judging has already begun for the many projects that will be displayed in the exhibit halls this weekend. The fair features countless exhibits in addition to livestock judging, a dog show, cat show, fashion review, and arts and crafts. Highlights include Saturday afternoon’s Sale of Champions. The…

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7th Annual Z-Tour Bike Ride Deemed a Success

If you spent some time riding your bicycle this past weekend as part of the Z-Tour in Princeton, you had plenty of company. Organizers are deeming the 7th annual event a success.  Z-Tour Coordinator Brian Church says at least 771 cyclists registered for the ride. He says participation has increased each year for the event, which is always held on the third Saturday in July. Church says in just 7 years Z-Tour has become a premier cycling event. Money raised from Z-Tour goes to the Zearing Child…

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Illinois News – 7/19/17

Ex-Speaker Of The House No Longer In Federal Prison Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is no longer in federal prison after serving 13 months of a 15 month sentence. Hastert was placed behind bars for a bank fraud conviction linked to his effort to pay off former students he sexually abused more than 30 years ago during his time as a high school wrestling coach in Yorkville. The 75-year-old now faces two years of supervised release and lawsuits from former students who claim to have…

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State Police Release Activity Report for June

If you received a ticket for speeding or not wearing your seatbelt last month, you’re not alone.  State Police District 17 troopers made 9 criminal arrests in June. On the roadways, 150 tickets were handed out for speeding and 28 for seat belt violations. Nine people were charged with DUI. Motorists in the three-county area of Bureau, LaSalle and Putnam received 292 tickets and 400 written warnings last month.  Officers responded to 53 traffic crashes. Three fatalities were recorded.…

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Illinois News – 7/18/17

Illinois Historic Preservation Joins the DNR In State Government Merger State government in Illinois is a bit smaller, at least on paper. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources has announced the state's Historic Preservation office is being folded into their operation. DNR Director Wayne Rosenthal says the two agencies have very similar missions to preserve some of Illinois' most treasured places. Rosenthal says he hopes the merger will also save taxpayers some money. Locals In…

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Major Change At The Top Of Gateway Services In Princeton

There’s a major change at the top of Gateway Services in Princeton. Jeff Dean is stepping down from his CEO position. He had spent the past 10 years with Gateway. He’s being replaced on an interim basis by Tracy Wright, who has been with the organization for 25 years, the past 9 as Community Services Director. She will serve as Gateway’s Interim CEO through the end of October. A decision will be made then on whether to make Wright’s appointment…

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Hiker Hospitalized After Fall At Starved Rock

A Bartlett woman is hospitalized after taking a fall at Starved Rock State Park. Utica authorities say the 18-year old female hiker, whose name has not been announced, fell about 25 feet at Sandstone Point Overlook. She was LifeFlighted to OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Utica emergency responded to the call at around 1 o’clock Saturday…

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