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Bonds approved for Bureau County Jail 

PRINCETON – Bureau County Board approved general obligation bonds for the construction of a law enforcement center and jail at Tuesday night’s meeting. The ordinance states that the bonds will not exceed $12.3 million. In addition to the bonds, the board also voted to approve a Project

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Body found after house fire in Verona

GRUNDY Co. – A Verona woman’s body was discovered after an early morning house fire, Tuesday. According to Grundy County Coroner John Callahan, as fire crews were extinguishing a fire at 3200 south Verona Road, they discovered a body in the home. Coroner Callahan identified the deceased

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Four Injured in Bureau County Fire

  DEPUE – Depue Fire Chief Steven Rauh says four residents were injured in a structure fire 10:15 Tuesday morning.     The mobile home, located in the Lakeview Mobile Home park was a complete loss.    A family of six lives in the home, and according Chief Rauh all had escaped by the

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