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Business and Agriculture

  • A calf (or calves) is born

    With Christmas coming that means more than just presents around the farm.This is the time of year we ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • First Farm Credit Services offers scholarships

    NORMAL — First Farm Credit Services is offering 24, $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors to further their education in an agriculture ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Extension office looking for Master Gardeners

    HENRY — The University of Illinois Extension’s Master Gardener Training Program for 2015 is looking for potential master gardeners.
    Dec. 21, 2014 - 3:31 pm
  • Gustafson Ace Hardware to change ownership

    PRINCETON — Gustafson Ace Hardware, which started in 1956 in Princeton, will have new ownership as of Jan. 1, 2015.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Illinois Farm Bureau members set policy, accept awards

    The Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) is home to a wealth of fond and familiar traditions, first and foremost being the promotion and support of agricultural ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • IVFL elects officers, trustees

    Illinois Valley Federation of Labor recently held elections for officers and trustees at its monthly meeting.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 4:31 pm
  • Students see chemistry in action

    Carus Corporation’s annual National Chemistry Week tour hit 16 area schools this year, bringing science demonstrations to more than 2,000 students.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Linda Litherland retires from PMH

    Linda Litherland Company: Perry Memorial Hospital. Number of years of service: 42 years. List of res ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 4:09 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 ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • PHS FFA attends agronomy contest

    Princeton High School FFA members (front row, from left) Aaron Sears, Hailey Hilmes, Malena Wheeler, McKenzie Cain, Kailee Piacenti and Shelby Schaudt ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:42 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans farm bill meeting

    PRINCETON — Area farmers who have questions about programs included in the 2014 farm bill are invited to attend an informational meeting held at 9 a.m ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • BV FFA attends soil judging contest

    Bureau Valley High School FFA members (front row, from left) Drew Baker, Bryan Herr, Annika Carter, Kristyn Ehnle, Blake Balensiefen and Ben Jackson; ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Fairgrounds to host many events

    Christmas is just around the corner, and today, Saturday, the Bureau County Fairgrounds is hosting a new event, The Toy Sale.
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • PHS FFA attends trap, archery shoot

    Princeton High School FFA members Austin Jamison (left), Luke Schultz, Zack Read, Trevor Bickett, Mike Kernan, Collin Pierson and Hunter Culjan partic ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Equine seminar offered

    County Farm Bureaus, Black Hawk East College and U of I Extension Units in the area are working together to provide horse enthusiast an educational Eq ...
    Nov. 28, 2014 - 12:18 pm
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