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Business and Agriculture

  • Senior year winds down

    Well, fellow BCR readers. This is the last article I will be writing as a senior in high school. The next article I will write this fall, I will be a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 1:29 pm
  • Panama Canal trip informational meeting planned

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau has announced plans for a 17-day, 16-night trip to the Panama Canal on Jan. 27-Feb. 12, 2017.
    May 24, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Documentary about the next generation of farmers set for June 18

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau and its partners will provide the opportunity for everyone to see the film “Farmland” at the Apollo Theater ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:44 pm
  • Work continues outside of Tiskilwa

    Work has been ongoing for weeks on the bridge over Bureau Creek just north of Tiskilwa on the main road to Princeton. Workers began by fixing up the s ...
    May 13, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Cornerstone Community Wellness to celebrate one-year anniversary

    SHEFFIELD — Three thousand, two hundred, eighty-five — that’s the number of hours logged by volunteers at Cornerstone Community Wellness in Sheffield ...
    May 13, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Central Bank appoints Hessenberger

    John J. DuBois, president/CEO of Central Bank Illinois, recently announced the appointment of Linda Hessenberger as assistant vice president, real est ...
    May 11, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Swanson opens The Studio

    PRINCETON — Cheri Swanson, owner of The Studio in Princeton, has expanded her business at a new location in town at 809 N. Main St.
    May 11, 2016 - 2:10 pm
  • Heartland Bank hires Spears

    PRINCETON —Heartland Bank and Trust Co. announces the addition of Taylor Spears as mortgage banker to serve local customers.
    May 11, 2016 - 1:39 pm
  • Robbins joins Dimond Bros.’ Princeton office

    PRINCETON — Dimond Bros. Insurance announced that Erika Robbins has joined its Princeton office as a producer.
    May 6, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • You can be a part of the 161st Bureau County Fair

    We hope you will make plans to attend the historic Bureau County Fair. It returns for the 161st annual fair on Aug. 24-28.  
    May 6, 2016 - 1:36 pm
  • Property Transfers (April 18-22, 2016)

    The following property transfers were recently recorded at the Bureau County Recorder of Deeds’ office in the Bureau County Courthouse:
    May 6, 2016 - 1:37 pm
  • Loss of state funding for ag education

    URBANA — Corduroy jackets and business attire signaled a noticeable shift in fashion over one weekend on the University of Illinois campus. More than ...
    May 6, 2016 - 3:25 pm
  • Midland States Bank hires Ciorna as training director

    Midland States Bank has recently hired Cristina Ciorna, a learning and development professional with more than nine years experience in designing and ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • Makransky named Central Bank lender

    PRINCETON — John J. DuBois, president/CEO of Central Bank Illinois, recently announced the appointment of Tracy Makransky as assistant vice president, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 1:04 pm
  • IVAR members attend conference

    PERU— Twenty-one members of the Illini Valley Association of Realtors participated in the Illinois Realtors Capitol Conference and Realtors Lobby Day, ...
    May 4, 2016 - 2:40 pm