Business and Agriculture

  • Plant 2014: Make it a successful one

    With the long-term weather forecast looking promising, we might be eager to head out to the fields and start planting, however, I would recommend the ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Nominees sought for Ag Service Award

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau, Bureau County Cattleman’s Association and supporters of Bureau County pork production are sponsoring the Agricultural S ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Soil moisture levels high across Illinois

    CHAMPAIGN — Soil moisture levels in Illinois are high in the middle of April, according to Jennie Atkins, Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring ( ...
    April 18, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Amia Boutique opens in Spring Valley

    SPRING VALLEY — Christine Eimer has opened Amia Boutique inside Upscale Resale at 214 W. St. Paul St. in Spring Valley.
    April 16, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Princeton Electric wins national award

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Electric Department has received a national award for its reliability and customer service.
    April 16, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • A $2,700 donation for program at CGH

    A $2,700 contribution was recently received from Dixon County Market in support of the CGH Health Foundation Women’s Cancer Prevention Program. This i ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:21 pm
  • IVCC receives GFOA award

    OGLESBY — For the 20th straight year, Illinois Valley Community College has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Re ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Country Comfort expands to Elmwood

    Country Comfort Retirement Homes, established in Henry in 1993 by Sherry Pettett, a geriatric 
rehab nurse, will expand this summer to Elmwood, the th ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:23 pm
  • Attention: New virus affecting swine industry

    I would like to do something a little different than I have done in the past for this writing.I woul ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Illinois grain stocks

    Corn stocks in all positions on March 1 totaled 1.22 billion bushels, up 55 percent from March 1, 2013. On-farm stocks totaled 550 million bushels, wh ...
    April 16, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Gripp moves on in Creed competition

    GENESEO — Chase Gripp, a member of the Bureau Valley FFA Chapter of the Illinois Association FFA, was selected as the District 1 FFA Creed Speaking ru ...
    April 11, 2014 - 1:02 pm
  • State hog and pig inventory at 4.35 million

    Illinois inventory of all hogs and pigs on March 1 was 4.35 million head, down 6 percent from Dec. 1, 2013, and down 5 percent from last year. Breedin ...
    April 10, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • Independent For Life services Bureau County

    PERU — Independent For Life, a home medical equipment company, has been serving the area for the last seven years.
    April 9, 2014 - 1:16 pm
  • Guisti named economic educator

    The Career Development Division (CDD), a division of the Community Bankers Association of Illinois (CBAI), named Haley Guisti, compliance/loan officer ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:15 pm
  • IVCC business services, finance office earns award

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Valley Community College’s office of Business Services and Finance has earned a prestigious national budget presentation award ...
    April 9, 2014 - 1:10 pm
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