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Bureau County Sheriff's Office
Tuesday November 10th, 2009 :: 06:59 p.m. CST


This weekend Cherry, Illinois will host the 100th anniversary of the Cherry mine disaster. Sheriff Thompson

November 14th & 15th Cherry, Illinois will host the 100th anniversary of the tragic Cherry mine disaster. This event will be memorialized within the community with visiting international dignataries and nationally recognized labor union representatives. Bring your family and review the historical accounts of the era.

Illinois Route 89 will be detoured north and south of the community to insure traffic safety and security of the visiting dignataries. Street side parking will be available with the exception of Route 89.

Bureau County Sheriff's Office
700 South Main Street
Princeton, IL 61356

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-875-3344

Sheriff John Thompson
Office of the Sheriff

100 S Main St
Cherry, IL 61312

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