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  • America’s Farmers to award $3.3 million

    America’s Farmers Grow Communities will partner again with farmers to award more than $3.3 million to community nonprofits across the country.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:52 pm
  • Announcing IFB’s 100th anniversary

    BLOOMINGTON — Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) President Richard Guebert Jr. will hold a press conference announcing activities surrounding IFB’s 100th anni ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Emergency responders trained for ag rescue

    Agriculture is the most dangerous industry. Each year unnecessary deaths and injuries affect farmers and their families, farm employees and rescuers. ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Students attend career in ag program

    Fourteen students, ranging from Grades 6-8, from Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall and Putnam counties attended the University of Illinois Extension’s Growing ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:40 pm
  • Bureau County 4-H Fair announces livestock winners

    The 2015 Bureau County 4-H Fair has announce the livestock award winners.Beef Bucket Calf Costume Cl ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • NASS to survey small grain producers

    SPRINGFIELD — During the first two weeks of September, growers of small grains around the country will receive survey forms from the U.S. Department o ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Scoopy arrives for Culver's grand re-opening

    Employees of Culver's in Princeton welcomed Scoopy on Monday, Aug. 17, during the restaurant's grand re-opening celebration. Custard cone hugs for pat ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:18 pm
  • Chestnut Street Inn wins excellence award

    SHEFFIELD — Chestnut Street Inn has been awarded a 2015 Service Excellence Award by Tripadvisor.Serv ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Mendota professionals attend convention

    PEORIA — Deb Geuther, manager; Kent Butterfield, president; Daryl Sondgeroth, vice president; Ronald Petersen, second vice president; and Directors Ja ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:16 pm
  • Financial institutions merge

    KEWANEE — The boards of directors for First Federal Savings and Loan Association and Union Federal Savings and Loans Association, both based in Kewane ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:13 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans task force meeting

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will hold a fall task force meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10.
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:59 pm
  • Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District announces fall tree, fish sales

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District (BCSWCD) is holding its annual fall tree and fish sales.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Danielle Saletzki attends annual convention

    BRAINERD, Minn. — Danielle Saletzki attended the 2015 Just For Kix annual convention with more than 153 Just For Kix youth program directors from Minn ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 12:44 pm
  • Copy All Service to transition to Impact Networking

    PERU — Impact Networking is beginning the rebranding process that was a result of its January 2015 acquisition of Copy All Service.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Drive event fundraiser

    PERU — Schimmer Ford Lincoln Hyundai and the Illinois Valley YMCA Tumbling and Trampoline will hold a drive event from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept ...
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:06 am
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