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  • From the cattle barn to the world

    There is way more to showing cattle than what meets the eye. Yes, of course, you have your typical cattle show, but there is way more to it. In fact, ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:33 pm
  • Program connects U.S. soybean farmers to breadth of industry

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. soybean industry is a multi-faceted, global business, and 10 U.S. soybean farmers just got a closer look at how their soy checkof ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Bureau County farmer directs donation to local 4-H club

    PRINCETON — Bureau County 4-H Club, Manlius Boys and Girls, has received a $2,500 donation from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the M ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Fall tree and fish sale announced

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold its annual fall tree and fish sales.
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Nominations open for inaugural Illinois Job Honor Awards

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Job Honor Awards is accepting nominations for its first annual awards event, to be conducted Nov. 30, in Lisle. The awards ...
    Aug. 26, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • MTM employees participate, volunteer

    WALNUT — Employees of MTM Recognition participated and volunteered at the MudCross Challenge in Walnut on Aug. 13 that benefits Perry Memorial Hospita ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:58 pm
  • Illinois Corn Checkoff donates to Ag in the Classroom

    BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom (IAITC) program will continue providing free education resources to teachers, thanks in part t ...
    Aug. 23, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Aug. 24, 2016 - 1:56 pm
  • PMH offers senior behavioral wellness service

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton is announcing the opening of the Perry Memorial Senior Behavioral Wellness outpatient counseling serv ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Soil moisture increases throughout Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — Recent rains increased soil moisture throughout the state, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring (WARM) p ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • L.E.A.N. Start being offered at Sheffield’s Cornerstone Community Wellness Center

    After participating in the L.E.A.N. Start Program, developed by pediatrician Dr. William Sears and Sean Foy, M.A., a leading exercise physiologist and ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 3:21 pm
  • Carus Corporation has a team of emergency medical responders

    PERU/LASALLE — The Illinois Valley has a new team of licensed Emergency Medical RespondersCarus Corp ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:49 pm
  • MTM Recognition co-hosts Lunch and Learn

    PRINCETON — On Wednesday, Aug. 3, MTM Recognition in Princeton co-hosted a Lunch and Learn with the Illinois Manufacturing Excellence Center and Illin ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:44 pm
  • Court of Appeals sides with Farm Bureau in RICL case

    BLOOMINGTON — The Third District Court of Appeals in Ottawa this week sided with Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) and others in a decision against Rock Isla ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 2:43 pm
  • Farm Credit System donates $100K in honor of 100 years

    NORMAL – A $100,000 gift will benefit nearly 118 groups dedicated to the future of Illinois agriculture and rural communities.
    Aug. 15, 2016 - 4:59 pm