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Peru Antique Mall closing

  PERU – Their 20th anniversary would have been April 1st, but instead the Peru Antique Mall will be closing for good. Owner Jan Olson says there’s a lot of broken hearts right now, but was a deal by industrial developers she and her husband Jack couldn’t pass up. The mall

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Mentgen pleads guilty to 2019 murder

PRINCETON – The boyfriend of a woman who authorities say was the victim of a homicide in Spring Valley has pleaded guilty to first-degree murder. 38-year-old Eddie Lee Mentgen will serve at least 35 years in prison for the death of 28-year-old Marissa S. Roberts on April 5th 2019. Mentgen was

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Bureau County EMA hosts hazard meeting

PRINCETON – Bureau County’s Emergency Management Association will have a public meeting on the updates of the Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan. Today at 5 p.m. at Princeton City Hall, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources will be presenting on floodplain mapping tools online,

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