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Business and Agriculture

  • Farm Bureau history books available

    One hundred years of Bureau County Farm Bureau history has come alive through the new “Celebrating 100 Years” book. These commemorative books are now ...
    Feb. 5, 2016 - 2:34 pm
  • Lodge wins Couples’ Choice Award for third time

    UTICA — For the third year in a row, Starved Rock Lodge and Conference Center received the WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award for 2016.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 4:49 pm
  • Mayors to speak at 'State of the Cities' luncheon

    UTICA — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will sponsor a “State of the Cities” luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:03 pm
  • Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation will hold annual election of directors

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold its annual election of directors from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Annual Midwest Ag Museum Banquet is March 18 in Peoria

    PEORIA — U.S. 18th District Congressman Darin LaHood will speak at the annual Midwest Agriculture Museum Banquet on Friday, March 18, at the Wildlife ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 3:02 pm
  • Hennepin Marine awarded 10th consecutive Mercury Marine Service Award

    HENNEPIN — Mercury Marine has presented Hennepin Marine of Hennepin its Service Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI) Award for 2015.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • LaSalle State Bank earns elite five-star rating

    LASALLE — LaSalle State Bank has earned BauerFinancial Inc.’s highest (five-star) rating for strength and stability for the 14th consecutive quarter. ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 2:59 pm
  • Conger elected IHA trustee

    NAPERVILLE —  The Illinois Health and Hospital Association (IHA) is now officially in operation as an integrated, statewide organization representing ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Farmland values conference planned March 17

    BLOOMINGTON — Finding out what’s happening with Illinois farmland values and “putting all the pieces together” will be the focus of discussion at the ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 3:27 pm
  • Special ‘Beef Cattle Meeting’ set for Feb. 3

    OGLESBY — The public is invited to join Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension educator, commercial agriculture, for a special “Beef Cattle M ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Beyond bricks and mortar

    LAMOILLE — In a well-attended town hall meeting held Jan. 13 at the LaMoille Lions Club building, 50 or so participants were treated to a wealth of in ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:42 am
  • ICAHN in Princeton manages new initiative

    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced new participants in an initiative called Medicare Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:43 am
  • LaMoille man wants to improve leadership

    Companies and workers suffer when work becomes drudgery under the weight of poor leadership.Darin Jo ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:28 pm
  • Lamboley joins Princeton branch of Central Bank

    John J. DuBois, president and CEO of Central Bank Illinois, recently announced the appointment of Justin A. Lamboley as vice president of commercial l ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 3:24 pm
  • Pesticide testing-only session planned in Henry

    HENRY — The University of Illinois Extension, Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit, will offer a testing-only session and certification program for ...
    Jan. 19, 2016 - 4:15 pm
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