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Business and Agriculture

  • Animal ag continues to add meat to national economy

    The animals that feed us are also feeding our economy, according to a new soy-checkoff-funded study. The analysis shows animal ag, U.S. soy’s top end ...
    April 8, 2016 - 12:33 pm
  • Health department releases inspection scores

    The Bureau/Putnam County Health Department makes routine and unannounced visits each month to various food service establishments in Bureau and Putnam ...
    April 7, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • St. Margaret's earns ACR accreditation

    SPRING VALLEY — St. Margaret’s Health has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the Ameri ...
    April 13, 2016 - 1:22 pm
  • Midland States Bank promotes Ludwig, Mefford

    EFFINGHAM — Leon J. Holschbach, vice chairman and chief executive officer of Midland States Bank, announced that Jeffrey G. Ludwig has been promoted t ...
    April 4, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • Oloffson named retail lead for Heartland Bank

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Co. announces Theresa Oloffson will serve as retail lead for the Princeton downtown location of Heartland Bank.
    April 1, 2016 - 1:08 pm
  • State Bank of Cherry honored

    CHERRY — State Bank of Cherry announced it has once again earned BauerFinancial Inc.’s highest 5-Star Superior rating. Earning and sustaining Bauer’s ...
    April 1, 2016 - 1:08 pm
  • Nelson earns NMS

    W. Kevin Nelson, precision agronomist with Northern Partners Cooperative, recently earned the 4R Nutrient Management Specialty (NMS) on his Certified ...
    April 4, 2016 - 12:43 pm