The Bureau County Democrats hosted their annual dinner to honor John Mitchell, a United States labor leader and president of the United Mine Workers of America from 1898 to 1908.

A generous donation from community members allowed Princeton Public Library to upgrade decor and usability of the meeting room and the employee work area.

Local offices are extending an open invitation to customers, residents and businesses to join the event online or in-branch. The celebration includes gifts, one-day-only offers and a chance to win a $500 Visa gift card.