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  • 2014 end of August crop evaluation

    As we near September, our 2014 corn and soybean crop appear to be taking a leisurely trip to maturity.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 5:45 pm
  • Prairie Nursery and Landscaping moves to new location

    PRINCETON — Prairie Nursery and Landscaping has recently moved to a new location.Bryanna Poorman and ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • New ideas about food

    An interesting confluence of events could affect your pocketbook the next time you go shopping. Because of strong international demand for dairy produ ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • IVCH honored with ISHS Centennial Award

    Illinois Valley Community Hospital was recognized by the Illinois State Historical Society as an official Illinois Centennial Hospital Aug. 16 at the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Bill Walsh Honda opens in new location

    OTTAWA — Bill Walsh Honda will open at the former Bill Walsh Ford Lincoln Kia location at the entrance to Super Walmart on Route 23 in Ottawa.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:35 pm
  • Ag summary

    Widespread rain was received across Illinois last week with some areas of localized flooding in the southeast district. There were 4.4 days suitable f ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Local entrepreneurs create economic development initiative

    Starved Rock Country Alliance, a group of local entrepreneurs, has launched a new initiative to promote economic development in the upper Illinois Val ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Bureau County SWCD fish, tree sale

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District is taking orders for its fall fish and tree sale.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • Farm Bureau Women’s Committee to meet

    PRINCETON — The Farm Bureau Women’s Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Farm Bureau office in Princeton. At this meeting, the committee will ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Farm Bureau task force plans meeting

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will hold a fall task force meeting at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 4.A ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Behind the show

    The end of the show season is beginning to draw near. Most of the hard work and preparation on our cattle is done; hours of travel behind us; and the ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:38 pm
  • Ag Summary

    Scattered showers continued throughout the state for the week ending Aug. 17. The southeast part of the state received nearly 2 inches of precipitatio ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:37 pm
  • Grain handlling class set at IVCC

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s Continuing Education Center will host a 10-hour general industry class specific to grain handling from 8 ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Klug achieves Life Associate Member status

    ALEXANDRIA, Va. — After 25 years of membership in the International Association of Identification, former Ladd resident David Klug has achieved Life A ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:19 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 ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 12:18 pm
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