68°FFairFull Forecast

Business and Agriculture

  • AgVenture PureLine announces summer interns

    KENTLAND, Ind. — AgVenture PureLine of Princeton has welcomed Brett Meador and Jordyn Minnaert as summer interns.
    June 26, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • St. Margaret’s physical therapist earns degree

    PERU — St. Margaret’s Center for Physical Rehab employee Tim Collins recently earned his Doctor of Science in Physical Therapy (DScPT) from Andrews Un ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans Nauvoo trip

    The Bureau and Stark County Farm Bureaus will travel to Nauvoo on Thursday, July 30.Activities inclu ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Farm Bureau offers Washington, D.C., trip

    The Farm Bureau will partner with TriState Travel for a spring trip to Washington, D.C., March 30 to April 5. Anyone interested in learning more about ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:57 pm
  • Legislators in the barnyard

    Some countries don’t like the way U.S. farmers operate. For example, both the European Union and China ban a variety of genetically modified crops gro ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • BV FFA attends state convention

    MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley FFA traveled to Springfield June 9-11 to attend the 87th Illinois FFA State Convention. The chapter took 14 students and t ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Extension plans careers in ag program

    The University of Illinois Extension is offering a careers in ag youth education program for 4-H members in Grades 6-8. This program, which will be ta ...
    June 26, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Princeton pursuing dilapidated homes

    PRINCETON — Two dilapidated houses in Princeton have been recently demolished, and city personnel are pursuing the demolition of two more vacant singl ...
    June 24, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • IMA awards $25,000 in scholarship funds to IVCC

    OGLESBY — The Illinois Manufacturers’ Association (IMA) Education Foundation recently awarded Illinois Valley Community College $25,000 in scholarship ...
    June 24, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • One Step Closer

    HENRY — After illness or surgery, millions of patients require rehabilitation between hospital and home. In 2014, HCR ManorCare centers (parent compan ...
    June 24, 2015 - 4:35 pm
  • Friends of 4-H, Extension annouce raffle winners

    PRINCETON — Friends of 4-H and Extension who help to support outreach educational programs for the Extension Service and 4-H and Youth Development Pro ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • NCICG to present NHMP draft

    North Central Illinois Council of Governments (NCICG) will host two meetings to present to the public the DRAFT of the 2015 Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, ...
    June 19, 2015 - 3:34 pm
  • Northern Illinois Agronomy Research Center to host summer Agronomy Day on July 9

    SHABBONA — University of Illinois Extension will provide transportation to the Agronomy Day on July 9 in Shabbona. Ag producers, landlords, ag industr ...
    June 19, 2015 - 1:06 pm
  • Rumbold to compete in Oklahoma

    Kalie Rumbold of Wyanet will exhibit Angus cattle at the 2015 National Junior Angus Show at the Built Ford Tough Livestock Complex at Expo Square, Tul ...
    June 19, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • Getting out my umbrella ...

    This spring my husband and I had the opportunity to celebrate our one-year anniversary on the beautiful island of Ireland. It was spectacular.
    June 19, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • National Video