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Business and Agriculture

  • Munson Hybrids adds Byers as Illinois sales rep

    GALESBURG — Munson Hybrids added Bryan Byers to its sales representative network serving the Ohio, Ill., area.   
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Soil temperatures warmer than normal in mid-October

    CHAMPAIGN — Soil temperatures in Illinois were 1 to 2 degrees above normal in mid-October, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 4:21 pm
  • SBDC to offer business law workshop

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Small Business Development Center at Illinois Valley Community College is offering a business law basics workshop from 6 to 8 p ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 2:28 pm
  • Dr. Gregg Davis receives rural health award

    PRINCETON — Dr. Gregg Davis recently received the 2016 Physician of Excellence Award from the Illinois Rural Health Association (IRHA) at a special re ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Thrivent donates to The Closet

    Kristin McComber, Thrivent Financial office professional; Jessica Peterson, associate manager of The Closet, and Steven Becker, financial associate wi ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Truck regulations update meeting on Nov. 4

    HENRY — A truck regulations update meeting will be held Friday, Nov. 4, at Birkey's Farm Store, 1350 Western Road, Henry. The meeting will be offered ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • LaMoille FFA helps at tractor show

    The Antique Engine and Tractor Association of Geneseo held its 55th annual tractor show Sept. 16-18 off of Route 92. Members of the LaMoille FFA who w ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:03 pm
  • Turning an accident into an opportunity

    If you have followed some of my past columns, you may recall that fall is by far my favorite season. And as much as I would love to go into more detai ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:06 pm
  • Stroke detection screening scheduled

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will host a wellness screening from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at 535 Elm Place in Princeton.
    Oct. 24, 2016 - 3:06 pm
  • IVCH Board elects Loveland president

    PERU — Jim Loveland, plant manager of Maze Nails in Peru, is the new president of the Illinois Valley Community Hospital Board.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Study finds feral hogs a nuisance

    CHAMPAIGN – Illinois farmers, even those who have experienced no damage to their land or crops, dislike feral hogs and support hog control, according ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Free water testing for nitrates

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau has teamed up with Nutrient Stewardship of Northern Illinois to host free water testing open house days for ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • St. Margaret's honors employees for years of service

    SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Health honored employees for their many years of service at a Celebration of Service awards presentation held at St. Ma ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • An October tradition: Teaching kids about manufacturing

    Manufacturing supports more than 18.5 million U.S. jobs, and hundreds of those jobs exist in the Illinois Valley area. This month, Carus Corporation i ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 11:42 am
  • 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 ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 4:49 pm