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  • National Ground Water Awareness Week

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Health Department and the Bureau County Farm Bureau are partnering with the National Ground Water Awareness Association ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Valentine’s Day royalty at Liberty Village

    Liberty Village crowned their Valentine’s Day kings and queens on Feb. 14 during a musical performance by Rich Selquist. Pictured are Wilbur and Doris ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Midland, Centrue to merge

    Midland States Bancorp Inc. and Centrue Financial Corporation recently announced they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Midland wil ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Agronomy Night set for Feb. 21

    OGLESBY — University of Illinois Extension invites ag producers, agri-businesses and others interested to attend “Agronomy Night” on Tuesday, Feb 21. ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:08 am
  • Soil fertility seminar set for Feb. 28

    PRINCETON — Soil fertility, crop production practices and environmental stewardship will be the focus of the upcoming seminar sponsored by University ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:04 am
  • Perry Memorial lab receives accreditation

    PRINCETON — The Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) has awarded accreditation to Perry Memorial Hospital’s Laborator ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 9:09 am
  • Pesticide safety education testing-only session set

    PRINCETON — University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit will offer a testing-only session and certification program for ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • Jolene Brown to headline Women in Agriculture Conference

    ROCK ISLAND — Are you a woman who is involved in agriculture? Are you actively farming, working in the industry, or married to a farmer? If so, there ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 9:19 am
  • Strom opens Edward Jones branch office in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Brian Strom, a financial advisor, has opened a branch office of Edward Jones at 616 N. Main St. in Princeton.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:25 pm
  • A sea of pink at DePue High School

    Perry Memorial Hospital sponsored a Pack the Place Pink Night at DePue High School during the boys basketball game on Feb. 3. In recognition of breast ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • A strike for Junior Achievement

    The annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon was held Feb. 4 at Pin Splitter Lanes in Princeton. The event is a fundraiser for Junior Achievement, which ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:22 pm
  • Anderson added to PMH medical staff

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital is announcing they have signed an agreement with Christina Anderson, a fourth year medical student at the Universi ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • Corn Belt wins safety leadership award

    BLOOMINGTON — Corn Belt Energy Corporation was one of six co-ops in the state awarded a safety leadership award at the 2017 Association of Illinois El ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Students learn engineering concepts through competition

    NEPONSET — Martin Engineering of Neponset, one of Central Illinois’ largest multinational employers, has sponsored two FIRST LEGO League teams from Ne ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:50 am