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Business and Agriculture

  • Walnut’s Michael Ganschow to participate in nutrient issues tour

    BLOOMINGTON — In an effort to continue reducing nutrient losses to Illinois waterways, local farmer Michael Ganschow of Walnut, along with 19 Illinois ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:09 pm
  • IVCC partners with U of I for ag research

    OGLESBY — Already working closely to build and expand the Illinois Valley Community College agriculture program, IVCC and the University of Illinois E ...
    July 22, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Farmers State Bank of Sublette sold

    SUBLETTE — Farmers State Bank of Sublette, chartered in 1920, has been sold to NBE Bancshares Inc. (Pioneer).
    July 20, 2016 - 1:32 pm
  • Couple opens Rodeo Tacos

    PRINCETON — Thomas Aguilera and his wife, Norma Payan, have recently opened Rodeo Tacos in Princeton at 1007 N. Main St.
    July 20, 2016 - 1:33 pm
  • 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 ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Luckey-Reynolds appointed to council

    STREATOR — Cara M. Luckey-Reynolds, associate attorney at Myers, Berry, O’Conor & Churney Ltd., was recently appointed to the Illinois State Bar Assoc ...
    July 20, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • All the working parts

    ANNAWAN — Working for yourself, doing what you love, surrounded by friends you trust while making good money to support the family you cherish. … It’s ...
    July 15, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • Order early and save money at Illinois State Fair

    SPRINGFIELD — The 2016 Illinois State Fair will be here before you know it, and fair officials are reminding fair-goers there is an opportunity to sav ...
    July 15, 2016 - 2:45 pm
  • 4-H Sale of Champions is on July 23

    PRINCETON — The 4-H Sale of Champions Committee will sponsor the annual Bob Talbot Memorial 4-H Sale of Champions at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 23, at t ...
    July 19, 2016 - 8:55 am
  • Midland States Regional Market President Jeffrey A. Lovett dies

    EFFINGHAM – Midland States Bank has announced it will temporarily close five locations on Thursday, July 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to allow employees ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:01 pm
  • IDPH recognizes St. Margaret’s for stroke care

    SPRING VALLEY — The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has recently informed St. Margaret’s it is now recognized as an Emergent Stroke Ready ...
    July 13, 2016 - 1:02 pm
  • Churney named vice chair

    STREATOR  — Sheryl H. Churney, an attorney with the law firm of Myers, Berry, O’Conor & Churney, Ltd., in Streator has recently been named vice chair ...
    July 19, 2016 - 6:35 pm
  • Bantista appointed Hygienic Institute's director

    LASALLE — A nurse who has been working at the Hygienic Institute for the past seven years has been promoted to be the clinic’s new director.
    July 19, 2016 - 6:51 pm
  • IVAC Connect set for July 21

    LASALLE — Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development will host IVAC Connect, a business to business networking program. The eve ...
    July 12, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • Crop progress and conditions as of July 5

    Cool weather and rain through much of the state helped relieve some stress on the corn, soybeans and pastures. Vegetable, oat and wheat harvest were t ...
    July 8, 2016 - 1:38 pm