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From the editor’s deskCongratulations are in order to Megan Foes of Mineral who was crowned Miss Bure
From the editor’s desk
Bureau County Republican / Posted yesterday
Congratulations are in order to Megan Foes of Mineral who was crowned Miss Bureau County Fair Queen. Also a big round of applause to Junior Miss Bureau County Fair Queen Mia Bowen of Tiskilwa and Little Miss Bureau County Fair Queen Ashley Richardson... Read more
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Lyme bitesAccording to a new government study published Wednesday, July 15, Lyme disease
Lyme bites
Bureau County Republican / Posted 8 days ago
According to a new government study published Wednesday, July 15, Lyme disease danger zones in the United States have doubled in the last decade. Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi. Deer ticks carry the... Read more
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From the editor’s deskWell, it’s that time again. Nominations are being accepted for our third annual
From the editor’s desk
Bureau County Republican / Posted 8 days ago
Well, it’s that time again. Nominations are being accepted for our third annual Women of Distinction Awards. These awards are geared to honor those women in the Illinois Valley who have gone the extra mile to make life better for us all. We all know... Read more
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The Help Desk?At my place of employment (not the Bureau County Republican), this tech support
The Help Desk?
Bureau County Republican / Posted 8 days ago
At my place of employment (not the Bureau County Republican), this tech support line is called — hold on while I strum a harp for you as you read this — the “Help Desk.” Just the title of it instills calming, peaceful, positive bliss. The “help... Read more
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Hop on over to the Amboy Marsh Nature SanctuaryBureau County Republican correspondent photographer Dick Todd discovered this y
Hop on over to the Amboy Marsh Nature Sanctuary
Bureau County Republican / Posted 11 days ago
Bureau County Republican correspondent photographer Dick Todd discovered this young gray tree frog with sand grains on its back at Amboy Marsh Nature Sanctuary. The gray tree frog is a species of small arboreal frog native to much of the eastern... Read more
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The health care battleDue to a lack of a second on a motion to approve health insurance for Clawson a
The health care battle
Bureau County Republican / Posted 13 days ago
Due to a lack of a second on a motion to approve health insurance for Clawson at the Monday, July 20, council meeting, the motion died. Commissioner Jerry Neumann made the motion the city of Princeton shall allow Clawson to participate in the city... Read more
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From the editor’s desk• I’ve never seen so many bicyclists in Bureau County during Saturday’s Z-Tour
From the editor’s desk
Bureau County Republican / Posted 15 days ago
• I’ve never seen so many bicyclists in Bureau County during Saturday’s Z-Tour bike ride that benefited the Zearing Child Enrichment Center. Talk about a well-orchestrated event! I must have seen a bazillion signs all over the county, instructing... Read more
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No regrets for this egretBureau County Republican correspondent photographer Trudy Heinz was in the righ
No regrets for this egret
Bureau County Republican / Posted 20 days ago
Bureau County Republican correspondent photographer Trudy Heinz was in the right place at the right time, when she discovered this lone egret at Lake Wildwood in Varna. The bird was enjoying some time in the overflow near the dam that runs into the... Read more
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From the editor’s deskLast weekend, the village of Ladd celebrated its 125th anniversary with a pleth
From the editor’s desk
Bureau County Republican / Posted 22 days ago
Last weekend, the village of Ladd celebrated its 125th anniversary with a plethora of activities and events. There was a lot to do, and from the looks of it, many former area residents returned to Ladd to participate in the celebration. It was a... Read more
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From the editor’s deskIf you see those out and about who were responsible for these fantastic events,
From the editor’s desk
Bureau County Republican / Posted 29 days ago
If you see those out and about who were responsible for these fantastic events, please take a moment to give them a well-deserved pat on the back. On behalf of the Bureau County Republican, it’s my pleasure to give you a big round of applause for... Read more
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Independence reigns in WalnutThe Walnut Miss Independence pageant highlighted many of the young ladies from
Independence reigns in Walnut
Bureau County Republican / Posted 29 days ago
The Walnut Miss Independence pageant highlighted many of the young ladies from the Walnut area during the village’s annual Fourth of July celebration, held last weekend. Pictured are Junior Miss Independence Bailey Butler (left), Little Miss... Read more
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Best in the state of IllinoisBureau County Republican correspondent photographer Amelia Bystry of rural Prin
Best in the state of Illinois
Bureau County Republican / Posted 1 months ago
Bureau County Republican correspondent photographer Amelia Bystry of rural Princeton has taken that phrase to heart and created countless photographs — each offering many words through the images she sees through the lens of her camera. While... Read more
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Our gifts to the USAOK, not all days are filled with so many ups and downs. After all, I’ve come to
Our gifts to the USA
Bureau County Republican / Posted 1 months ago
OK, not all days are filled with so many ups and downs. After all, I’ve come to appreciate the small town life in the Midwest, where people are basically kind, generous and honest. As a whole, I think those who call our area home have good hearts,... Read more