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Fatal Bureau County motorcycle crash victim name released

PRINCETON – The identity of the man killed who was driving a motorcycle in a two vehicle crash east of Princeton on Tuesday was released by the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office. They say that 60-year-old Scott J. Briddick of Princeton was killed after the crash on US Route 6 from a collision with an SUV driven by a 19-year-old woman also from Princeton. The crash remains under investigation by the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and Bureau County Coroner.
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Princeton motorcyclist killed in two vehicle crash

PRINCETON – A 60-year-old Princeton man is dead after a two vehicle crash Tuesday. The Bureau County Sheriff’s Office reported they were called to US Route 6 east of Princeton around 2:30 PM for a car versus motorcycle collision. They say a 19-year-old from Princeton was driving an SUV that was involved in the crash that killed the driver of a Harley Davidson. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and his identity is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. The crash remains under investigation by the Bureau County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police Traffic Accident Reconstructionist and Bureau County Coroner.
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Bureau's More on 34 expands activity list

A list of garage sales has been posted on the More on 34-Bureau County Facebook page and on the Bureau County Tourism web page. To list your sale, send an email to kathybctourism@yahoo.com or share to the Facebook page with your complete address (if it’s rural list, some directions would be appreciated) a list of a few items you will have for sale, and your sale hours and days.
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Q4 2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Bureau County?

There were three offenders released on parole during the fourth quarter of 2020 that live in Bureau County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Illinois Valley Times. The data shows that all of the released offenders in Bureau County were men. The median age of the parolees...
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2020 Parolees Recap: Who was paroled in Bureau County?

There were 37 offenders released on parole during 2020 that live in Bureau County, according to Illinois Department of Corrections data obtained by Illinois Valley Times. The data shows 31 men and six women were released in Bureau County. Of the parolees, one was a veteran, and the median age was 36. The youngest parolee was a 22-year-old woman convicted of a crime involving drugs in 2020, and the oldest was a 62-year-old man convicted of a crime against justice in 2019.
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Wind and solar farm landowner meeting

PRINCETON - The decision to sign an agreement to participate in a wind or solar farm requires careful consideration. Both the benefits and the impacts of the wind or solar farm could last for decades and the agreements are very complicated. Plan to join the Bureau County Farm Bureau on...
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Illinois Department of Corrections to release 2 inmates sentenced in Bureau County during week ending June 12

There were two inmates sentenced to jail in Bureau County that will be released from the custody of the Illinois Department of Corrections during the week ending June 12. According to The Institute for Illinois’ Fiscal Sustainability, Illinois spends about $37,000 a year per incarcerated person. In a study by Prison Policy Initiative, Illinois’ incarceration rate was at 564 per 100,000, higher than every industrialized country, except the United States. When compared with its surrounding states, Illinois was the lowest. Kentucky and Missouri have rates over 850 per 100,000.
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Princeton News Brief: Discussion About Solar Farms Coming to Bureau County

Landowners will meet to discuss wind and solar farms in Bureau County in two weeks. Those that attend the meeting on June 15th in person or virtually will learn everything they need to know about proposed leases and negotiating a better one before signing any agreement to participate in a wind or solar farm. Contact the Bureau County Farm Bureau to register.
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State and Local COVID new case numbers shrinking

A Bureau County man in his 50's is the latest local coronavirus-related death. But, Saturday's IDPH report marks a state trend with new daily COVID cases now in the “hundreds” and not thousands. The last time new cases were over a thousand was May 26th – and, before that, on May 22 and consistently before that date.
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Statewide turkey hunters harvest less compared to 2020

SPRINGFIELD – Turkey hunters statewide harvested less this in year according to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. Just over 13,000 wild turkeys were brought home by hunters during the 2021 Illinois Spring Turkey Season compared to nearly 16,000 last year. Locally, hunters in Bureau County took home 149 turkeys compared to 170 last year and LaSalle hunters took home a few more this year, at 110 compared to 102 in 2020.
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Identities released of drivers killed in Bureau County Crash

LAMOILLE- The identities of the two drivers killed in a crash Saturday in Bureau County have been released. The Bureau County Sheriff’s Office say that 66-year-old Randy A. Jackson of Sublette and 48-year-old Chad A. Monier died at the scene around 7 AM on US Route 34 between LaMoille and Dover. The incident closed the road for several hours while authorities investigated the collision.
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Motor oil release forces temporary closure of Bureau County boat landing

SPRING VALLEY (HOI) -- Officials say they are investigating a hazardous materials incident at Barto Landing in Spring Valley Saturday morning. At around 5:00 a.m., the Spring Valley Fire Department requested assistance from Bureau County Emergency Management Agency and other departments regarding a report that an unknown subject released motor oil.