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Business and Agriculture

  • Midland States Bank hires Ciorna as training director

    Midland States Bank has recently hired Cristina Ciorna, a learning and development professional with more than nine years experience in designing and ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Makransky named Central Bank lender

    PRINCETON — John J. DuBois, president/CEO of Central Bank Illinois, recently announced the appointment of Tracy Makransky as assistant vice president, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • IVAR members attend conference

    PERU— Twenty-one members of the Illini Valley Association of Realtors participated in the Illinois Realtors Capitol Conference and Realtors Lobby Day, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Midland States Bank hires Theisinger as market president

    Midland States Bank has recently hired John R. Theisinger to the position of market president with responsibilities over the Peru, Princeton and Mendo ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Group sponsors fair housing speech

    PERU — The Illini Valley Association of Realtors sponsored a public event titled, “Fair Housing - Understanding the Subtleties of Discrimination” at t ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Illinois soybean farmers launch ‘Soy from Illinois’ brand

    As consumers, we all have our favorite brands of food, detergent, cars and many other items we regularly buy. The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) c ...
    April 29, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • IVCC expands ag offerings

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College has completed the first phase of its effort to significantly expand its agriculture program.
    April 29, 2016 - 1:03 pm
  • Energized by improvement

    PRINCETON — A bill arrives in the mail, and there’s an additional charge on it, mandated by legislation. Here are the two choices … you can get reward ...
    April 27, 2016 - 12:59 pm
  • IV Realtors receive awards

    The Illini Valley Association of Realtors’ annual awards banquet was held at Senica’s Oak Ridge Golf Club in LaSalle.
    April 27, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Four Seasons Gardening program will offer spring series starting on Tuesday

    PRINCETON — The spring series of University of Illinois Extension’s Four Seasons Gardening program, which focuses on environmental stewardship, home g ...
    April 22, 2016 - 1:23 pm
  • Midland States Bancorp Inc. files registration statement for proposed IPO offering of its common stock

    Midland States Bancorp Inc. announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for a pr ...
    April 20, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Summer Agricultual Institute for Educators planned

    PRINCETON — Applications are now available for this year’s Summer Agricultural Institute II, targeted to pre-school to high school educators who want ...
    April 20, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • ALOT helps ag leaders of today

    Illinois Farm Bureau created “Agricultural Leaders of Tomorrow” (ALOT), an agricultural leadership development program designed to give participants a ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:45 pm
  • IVCC Job Fair is April 21

    OGLESBY — More than 50 employers are expected to be on hand for Illinois Valley Community College’s 25th annual job fair, “Discover the Silver Lining ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • Planting corn in colder weather

    The first day of spring has come and gone. We are officially in the middle of what can be called a typical Midwest early spring — where outside temper ...
    April 15, 2016 - 12:41 pm