70°FFairFull Forecast

Business and Agriculture

  • Foes is Wyanet Carpet’s new interior designer

    PRINCETON — Kim Foes of Mineral is the new interior designer at Wyanet Carpet in Princeton.“I am rea ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • IVCH nurse earns ABCGN certification

    PERU — Chris Debosik, a registered nurse at Illinois Valley Community Hospital, has been certified by the American Board of Certification for Gastroen ...
    July 16, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Ag summary

    Heavy rains continued to soak the northwest and northeast districts last week while the southern half of the state received less than average precipit ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Meet Suzie the sow

    I would like to introduce you to Suzie. She is a sow on our farm.Her ear tag number is 2287. She joi ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Heartland donation

    Jill Frueh, Bureau County Farm Bureau manager, accepts a donation from Derek Fetzer, vice president of agribusiness at Heartland Bank and Trust Co. in ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Farm Bureau plans agri-tourism trip

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau will travel to Fair Oaks Farms in Indiana Aug. 1. Fair Oaks Farms is an agri-tourism destination. During the ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • QC River Bandits host ag night

    The QC River Bandits will host a Celebrate Agriculture night July 18 at Modern Woodmen Park for area Farm Bureau members
    July 11, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Farm Bureau sponsoring Ag Olympics at 4-H Fair

    PRINCETON — The Bureau County Farm Bureau is sponsoring an Ag Olympics to be held during this year’s 4-H Fair. The Ag Olympics will begin at 3 p.m. Ju ...
    July 11, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Dollars and sense

    Year after year, in bull and bear markets, investors make some all-too-common blunders. They have been written about, talked about and critiqued at so ...
    July 21, 2014 - 8:57 am
  • Chestnut Street Inn earns award

    SHEFFIELD — Chestnut Street Inn in Sheffield has received a certificate of excellence award from TripAdvisor.
    July 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • ‘Never trust BBQ from a skinny man’

    WALNUT — At the end of May, Chris “Cowboy” Tornow and Tony Vaccaro opened Cowboy and Tony’s Butt Shack BBQ West at the Green River Country Club just o ...
    July 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • St. Margaret’s awarded an 'A' in hospital safety study

    SPRING VALLEY — Designed to rate how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections, the latest Hospital Safety Score ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:12 am
  • New physician at Perry Memorial Hospital

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton is announcing the addition of Dr. Raji Jacob, a nephrologist, as a new physician.
    July 9, 2014 - 2:51 pm
  • CGH Emergency Department has new entrance

    STERLING – Phase 1 of the construction, expansion and renovation of CGH Medical Center’s Emergency Department (ED) is now complete and 13 of the 24 ne ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:48 pm
  • Spring Valley City Bank honored

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Bank has once again earned a five-star superior rating from BauerFinancial Inc. of Coral Gables, Fla., the nation’s ...
    July 9, 2014 - 2:49 pm
  • National Video