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  • Beef cattle meeting set for Jan. 25

    OGLESBY — The public is invited to join Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Extension educator, commercial agriculture, for a special regional "Beef ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:18 pm
  • Extension offers private applicator pesticide safety education training and testing

    OGLESBY — University of Illinois Extension – Bureau, LaSalle, Marshall, Putnam Unit will offer the following training and certification program for pr ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • The pursuit of fashion

    PRINCETON — After a successful trial run with clothing at the Makery, business owner Jennifer Kinsman has opened a second shop on Princeton’s South Ma ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • Hometown National Bank promotes Ksiazkiewicz

    Jim Riley, chairman of Hometown National Bank, announced the promotion of Lorna Ksiazkiewicz to senior vice president.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Mendota student designs EDC-NCI's logo

    Professional marketing programs emphasizing “Profit-making Business Opportunities” will distinguish the Economic Development Corporation of North Cent ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Zimmerlein awarded Illinois Farm Bureau Eagle Award for Excellence

    CHICAGO — Lee County’s Eleanor Zimmerlein was one of two recipients of the 2016 Illinois Farm Bureau (IFB) Eagle Award for Excellence.
    Jan. 8, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • Princeton Rotary Club makes donations

    President Roxana Noble (center) and treasurer Jeff Hunt (right) of the Princeton Rotary Club recently made donations to several organizations represen ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:52 pm
  • Economic outlook/ag leasing seminar set for Tuesday

    OGLESBY — Gary Schnitkey, professor/Department of Agricultural and Consumer Economics University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Extension special ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 2:51 pm
  • Find your place in agriculture

    OGLESBY — Are you a young woman interested in a career in agriculture? Consider attending the “Women Changing the Face of Agriculture” Conference on t ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 2:22 pm
  • MTM Recognition wants to embrace the community

    PRINCETON — Many people may not realize all of the work performed inside the four walls of the MTM Recognition facility in Princeton.
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 3:09 pm
  • Illinois Agriculture in the Classroom names 2016 Volunteers of the Year

    CHICAGO — The Glenn and Todd Wright families of Bureau County, Janet Noe of Woodford County and Bryan Roosevelt of Edwards County were presented the 2 ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:48 pm
  • What does 4-H mean to you?

    Four-H is a community. A community of young people learning by doing and adult volunteers helping them on their journey. Community is such an importan ...
    Dec. 30, 2016 - 1:46 pm
  • Princeton FFA receives check

    Donna Klostermann, representing Michlig Grain from the Bradford plant, presented a check to Princeton FFA President Cole Wright and other members of t ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 9:45 am
  • Next Farm Bill discussions underway

    PRINCETON — Farmers need to tell their legislators and others the importance of the Farm Bill’s subsidies for crop insurance premiums to their operati ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Annual election of SWCD directors planned

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) will hold its annual election of directors from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 8:59 am