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  • Bellissima, the definition of beauty

    GRANVILLE — Whether you're talking about the dignified cut of a fine suit, an exquisite gown, a sleek and curvaceous sports car, stunning artwork or a ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:49 pm
  • Bourell is IVCH’s new volunteer coordinator

    Danielle Bourell is the new volunteer and transportation services coordinator at Illinois Valley Community Hospital.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Agricultural summary

    Crops starting to show stress from the dry conditions benefited from rainfall in some areas of the state. Statewide, precipitation averaged 0.85 inche ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Cover crop, forage workshop offered

    PRINCETON — The Seed House LLC will hold a workshop on how to make cover crops or forages work for local farmers at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Smithsonian History Museum tells ag’s story

    I have a passion for seeing American agriculture preserved through museum exhibits and public awareness. I recently worked with the Smithsonian Nation ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 12:20 pm
  • Bureau County 4-H announces State Fair delegates

    The 2015 Bureau County 4-H Fair was held July 23-26 at the Bureau County Fairgrounds. During the fair, project exhibits were selected to represent Bur ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 2:27 pm
  • Company breaks ground in Rochelle

    ROCHELLE – New York-based BrightFarms Inc. broke ground recently on a $10 million, 160,000-square-foot hydroponic greenhouse that officials say should ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:03 am
  • Area hospitals partner to offer OB/GYN services

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital (PMH), Princeton, and Illinois Valley Community Hospital (IVCH), Peru, are partnering to offer obstetrical and gyn ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau Counties changes name

    Easter Seals of LaSalle and Bureau Counties, which has been providing services to area residents for 68 years, will change its name to Lifesteps, effe ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Susan Gorman retires

    Susan Gorman Company: Perry Memorial Hospital. Number of years of service: 33 years. List the respon ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 1:26 pm
  • Janet Bruner, Wanda Bruner retire

    Janet Bruner Company: Perry Memorial Hospital. Number of years of service: 24 years. List the respon ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • Janelle McCarter honored

    Janelle McCarter of Landmark Realty is the only broker from Bureau County to be named one of America’s most productive agents as a part of REAL Trends ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 1:24 pm
  • Dzierzynski certified as sports medicine specialist

    Kelly Dzierzynski, the director of Illinois Valley Community Hospital’s Center for Physical Rehabilitation and Aquatics, has achieved the highest leve ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 3:09 pm
  • The dirt on soil health

    “The nation that destroys its soils destroys itself.” — Franklin Roosevelt.With water quality being ...
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 1:10 pm
  • Tractors head back to Grand Ridge

    GRAND RIDGE — The small village on the prairie will come alive with antique/vintage tractors on Friday, Aug. 14.
    Aug. 7, 2015 - 1:36 pm
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