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  • Farm bureaus plan golf outing

    Bureau and Lee County Farm Bureaus will be hosting their sixth annual Golf Outing for supporters of Ag in the Classroom. The outing will be held Frida ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Bureau Valley holds plant sale in May

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley plant sale will be held from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 2; Saturday, May 9; and Saturday, May 16, at the Bureau Valley H ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • More than just a white face

    I’d like to ask everyone to close their eyes. Bear with me – you’ll see why this is important in a minute. Now, with your eyes closed, I want you to p ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans Tractor Trek

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau Foundation will hold its fourth annual Tractor Trek Saturday, June 20. This year’s event is an effort to raise funds for ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Agricultural Summary

    Statewide, precipitation averaged 0.38 inches, 0.57 inches below normal. The average temperature was 60.5 degrees, 6.9 degrees above normal. There wer ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • USDA Rural Development launches new website

    CHAMPAIGN — USDA Rural Development has launched a new website to enhance program accessibility and customer service.
    April 24, 2015 - 1:58 pm
  • Wyanet Carpet joins Flooring America

    PRINCETON — Wyanet Carpet announced that the company has joined Flooring America, one of the nation’s largest flooring covering cooperatives. The stor ...
    April 22, 2015 - 2:53 pm
  • Holt named Liberty Village’s administrator

    PRINCETON — Peggy Holt has been named the administrator of Liberty Village of Princeton.Holt, born a ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:39 pm
  • Bank donates $10,000 to scholarship campaign

    Eureka Savings Bank of LaSalle, Mendota, Peru and Oglesby has made a $10,000 donation to the Illinois Valley Community College Foundation scholarship ...
    April 22, 2015 - 12:40 pm
  • IVCH promotes Schaefer

    PERU — Jim Schaefer has been appointed vice president of physician and outpatient services at Illinois Valley Community Hospital.
    April 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • April named Fair Housing Month

    PERU — April is Fair Housing Month and the Illini Valley Association of Realtors will join Americans across the country as they honor Fair Housing Mon ...
    April 21, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • Agricultural Summary

    Limited fieldwork continued last week in areas not receiving spring showers. Statewide, precipitation averaged 1.2 inches, 0.37 inches above normal. T ...
    April 17, 2015 - 3:27 pm
  • PHS FFA compete in Envirothon

    Princeton High School FFA members (front row, from left) Shelby Schaudt, McKenzie Cain, Malena Wheeler and James Bickett; and (back row) Hailey Hilmes ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Wright attends 4-H leadership conference

    More than 100 seventh- and eighth-grade youth learned ways to improve their leadership skills at the 2015 Illinois 4-H Junior Leadership Conference he ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Ag Service Award nominees sought

    The Bureau County Farm Bureau, Bureau County Cattleman’s Association and supporters of Bureau County pork production are sponsoring the Agricultural S ...
    April 17, 2015 - 12:23 pm
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