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  • Ag Summary

    Three weeks of wet conditions have left the ground saturated in parts of the state. Limited harvest of corn and soybeans occurred last week, however p ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Harvest time is here

    It’s harvest time on the family farm.Weaning time is here and the calves have been separated from th ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:44 pm
  • Singles in Agriculture holds dinner

    HARDING — The Illinois Chapter of Singles in Agriculture will hold its 22nd annual Thanksgiving harvest dinner and dance Nov. 2 at the Harding Communi ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:44 pm
  • Local FFA member selected to perform at National FFA Convention & Expo

    PRINCETON — Malena Wheeler, a member of the Princeton FFA chapter, will be on stage and in the spotlight from Oct. 29 to Nov. 1 during the 2014 Nation ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 6:45 pm
  • Tiskilwa gets new gas station

    TISKILWA — Tiskilwa residents now have a gas station in town after an absence of one for three years.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Dr. Daniel hosts Chinese doctor

    PRINCETON — Dr. Elie Daniel, podiatrist at Perry Memorial Hospital, provided an observational fellowship opportunity for Dr. Xu Lin.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • Power Purchase Agreement signed for wind energy

    MG2 Tribal Energy (“MG2”), a partnership between the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians (Mesa Grande) and renewable energy company, Geronimo Energy, ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Ag Summary

    Rainfall continued throughout the state last week and still continues to delay harvest. Isolated hail was reported in the East Southeast district. Sta ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Still a lot to do ...

    It’s my favorite time of year — the days starting to become shorter, temperatures falling, and Mother Nature is giving us one last celebration of colo ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Cloverbud program starts Tuesday

    The University of Illinois Extension invites youth ages 5-7 to participate in the 4-H Cloverbud program. The 4-H Cloverbud program uses hands-on learn ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:02 pm
  • Dark Star Comics opens doors

    PRINCETON — Wülf Cinq-Mars, owner of Dark Star Comics in Princeton, promises his recently opened store in Princeton offers a fun atmosphere.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:57 pm
  • Aegis Therapies gives for a good cause

    Aegis Therapies, the therapy provider for Liberty Village of Princeton, recently gave a grant of $1,000 to a not-for-profit organization called Moment ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • ‘Happy Days’ for BEST team building

    Harris Kal, the former “Happy Days” actor and owner of Harris Kal Productions, was in Princeton Monday working on team-building with employees of the ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Health department releases scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans college day in Henry

    HENRY — The Bureau County Farm Bureau, along with Marshall-Putnam and Stark County Farm Bureaus, will be hosting a College Open House Day for agricult ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:51 pm
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