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  • Ag summary

    Much of the state got a break from dry weather conditions last week. The West Southwest part of the state received 2.59 inches of rain. Statewide, pre ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • Ferris wheel, fair food, free shows and fun at the fair!

    The 159th annual Bureau County Fair begins in just five days.There are so many new and exciting thin ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Princeton FFA members attend Section 3 FFA Vocational Ag Fair

    PRINCETON — Members of Princeton High School FFA attended the Section 3 FFA Vocational Ag Fair in July.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Bureau Valley FFA members attend leadership camp

    MONTICELLO — Kristyn Ehnle, Chris Shynk and Blaine Peterson of the Bureau Valley FFA Chapter attended the 2014 Illinois FFA Leadership Camp, held at A ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:15 pm
  • Verucchi’s Ristorante marks 100th year in business

    SPRING VALLEY — Five generations of “famiglia” or family has kept the doors open of Verucchi’s Ristorante in Spring Valley, which recently celebrated ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • IVCC's CPT program helps LaSalle man get job

    Matt Dresbach of LaSalle made a pivotal career decision less than a year ago, and it’s already paying dividends.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • NCI Works to host open house, employer forum

    STERLING — The NCI Works work Net Center will be hosting an open house and employer forum on Aug. 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at the NCI Works One-Stop Cen ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Food service course to be offered Aug. 23 and 30

    SPRING VALLEY — A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered at St. Margaret’s Hospital, 600 E. First St., Spring Valley, on ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Perry Memorial Hospital will implement Hospitalist Services

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital has announced the hospital will be implementing Hospitalist Services beginning Aug. 25.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • CCRH receives high scores

    Country Comfort Retirement Homes Inc. of both Henry and Princeton underwent a recent annual review by the Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH. ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Want to lose weight, quit smoking, reduce stress?

    Leslie Reynolds, CH, in conjunction with the non-profit organization Health Awareness Clinics, will conduct two free hypnosis seminars to the public. ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Blackburn earns certification

    SPRING VALLEY — Lisa Blackburn, St. Margaret’s director of human resources, recently earned certification as a senior professional in human resources ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • American Board of Otolaryngology certifies Musgrave

    PERU — Dr. Brandon Musgrave, an ear, nose and throat specialist on the medical staff at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru, has been certified ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 12:57 pm
  • Pierson to take part in port infrastructure tour

    BLOOMINGTON — U.S. waterways transport 60 percent of the nation’s export-bound grain and provide the means for American farmers to receive fertilizer ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Illinois soybean farmers have much to celebrate

    I had the pleasure recently of being part of the Illinois Soybean Association’s (ISA) 50th anniversary celebration, also honoring the past 100 years o ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 1:10 pm
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