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Business and Agriculture

  • Mushroom growing class is Sept. 23

    OGLESBY — A new class, “Growing Your Own Mushrooms on Logs,” will be held Wednesday, Sept. 23, and is being offered by University of Illinois Extensio ...
    Sept. 18, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Health department releases scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Breakfast seminar to discuss business security

    PRINCETON — The Princeton Area Chamber of Commerce invites the business community to its business breakfast seminar at 7:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 24, a ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Federal funds headed to QC International Airport

    MOLINE — U.S. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) and U.S. Representative Cheri Bustos (D-IL) announced $2,142,944 in federal funding for infrastructure improv ...
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Brett Meador named 2015 Earl Passwaters AgVenture Scholar

    KENTLAND, Ind. — The third annual Earl H. Passwaters Scholarship was awarded to Brett Meador of Lena. Brett, the son of Rick and Mary Meador, is a sop ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • It’s so much more than just a cattle show

    It is that time of the year when the show season must end. My last show of the season was at the Bureau County Fair two weeks ago.
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Changes to whole farm revenue insurance could increase access

    USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. WF ...
    Sept. 11, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Fetching Frieda benefits FOS

    PRINCETON — Fetching Frieda’s fall special for September and October will support Friends of Strays in Princeton.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Grandma Rosie’s of Walnut opens

    WALNUT — Grandma Rosie’s of Walnut was opened earlier this year for business by Tonya Frasco.“I brou ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Midwest Technical Institute hosts open house

    MOLINE – Midwest Technical Institute will host its fall open house for prospective students from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at MTI’s Moline ...
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 5:00 pm
  • Local employer supports the arts in a major way

    A major donation is going a long way toward jump-starting new artistic endeavors in the Starved Rock and Illinois Valley area.
    Sept. 16, 2015 - 9:12 am
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