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Business and Agriculture

  • Andersen inducted into Hall of Fame

    Rick Andersen of Andersen Statewide Buildings was inducted into the Wick Buildings Hall of Fame during the 2017 annual meeting of Wick Buildings held ...
    March 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • Heartland donates to area schools

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Co. recently donated more than $2,000 to area schools through the Score with Heartland Bank program. The program ...
    March 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • Peru Mall theater rebranded

    PERU — AMC Theatres announced March 23 that recently acquired Carmike Peru Mall 8 is now fully converted and rebranded to AMC Classic Peru Mall 8.
    March 24, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • Fry-day at the Spring Valley Boat Club

    There was no shortage of fried fish (or baked fish either) Friday night at the Spring Valley Boat Club on Route 89 in Granville. Every Friday through ...
    March 21, 2017 - 4:23 pm
  • Travel Connections earns top sales award

    PERU — Travel Connections was recently honored for its sales achievement in 2016, among 225 travel agency members of the MAST Travel Network, at an aw ...
    March 21, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Breaking out new and improving existing working lands

    As the demand for more food continues to rise, so does the need for working ground; whether it be by clearing ground to start farming it or maintainin ...
    March 17, 2017 - 1:43 pm
  • Community audit/underemployed survey planned for spring

    Over the next couple of months, Business Employment Skills Team Inc. (BEST Inc.) an affiliate of Northwest Illinois Central Works (NCI Works), and a p ...
    March 21, 2017 - 11:04 am
  • Health department releases February inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:25 pm
  • Family Video seeks donations for Lymphoma Research Foundation

    PRINCETON — Family Video in Princeton, 20 W. Century Drive, is participating in a campaign called Round it Up where customers are asked to round up th ...
    March 14, 2017 - 1:42 pm
  • Allegion helps The Flying Tigers soar

    The members of the PHS Engineering Club, The Flying Tigers, visited Allegion on Mar. 9 to receive a $9,000 donation which will fund their trip to the ...
    March 14, 2017 - 1:48 pm
  • Wyanet Body Shop has new owner

    WYANET — A longtime employee of the Wyanet Body Shop is the new owner of the business.Tom Smith, who ...
    March 7, 2017 - 2:43 pm
  • Learning and growing through FFA

    Last week was National FFA Week, so I thought that this would be a perfect time to write about my involvement in my high school’s FFA chapter.
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • AgriEnergy Resources adds two to sales team

    PRINCETON — AgriEnergy Resources is announcing the addition of Alan Dale and Dave Visser to its sales team. They both come to AgriEnergy Resources wit ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • Ag department accepts federal specialty crop grant proposals

    SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) is now accepting proposals for federal specialty crop grants. The agency anticipates Illin ...
    March 3, 2017 - 2:23 pm
  • The Farm and Rural Ag Network launches

    BRADFORD — In today’s diverse agricultural environment, podcasts are a rapidly growing medium to bring connections and insights to farmers.
    March 6, 2017 - 10:27 am