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  • Program connects U.S. soybean farmers to breadth of industry

    ST. LOUIS – The U.S. soybean industry is a multi-faceted, global business, and 10 U.S. soybean farmers just got a closer look at how their soy checkof ...
    Sept. 21, 2016 - 4:08 pm
  • IVAC Business Breakfast

    PERU — The Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development (IVAC) will hold its business breakfast seminar at 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, S ...
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:35 pm
  • Conserve Illinois: Managing nutrients leads to better yields, cleaner water

    Nutrients can help or harm, either leading to bountiful harvests or contributing to water quality issues.
    Sept. 9, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • COA honors Youth Service Bureau

    The Youth Service Bureau of Illinois Valley (YSBIV) just recently completed its re-accreditation by the national accrediting entity, the Council On Ac ...
    Sept. 7, 2016 - 2:21 pm
  • Heartland Bank names Conterio local retail support manager

    PRINCETON — Heartland Bank and Trust Co. announces Deanne Conterio has been named the retail support manager for several of the bank’s local branches ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Record rainfall in August

    CHAMPAiGN – The statewide average rainfall for August was 6.89 inches, 3.30 inches above normal and the wettest August on record, according to Illinoi ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Blanford, Grimes join Perry Memorial Family Health Clinic

    PRINCETON — The Perry Memorial Family Health Clinic at Perry Memorial Hospital is announcing Dr. Christopher Blanford, family practice physician, and ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • All Web Promotion wins challenge

    OGLESBY — All Web Promotion recently won the Google Partner Mobile Challenge, earning employees a trip to Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:09 pm
  • Growmark reports 2016 financial results

    CHICAGO – Growmark announced its estimated financial results for Fiscal Year 2016, which runs from Sept. 1, 2015, through Aug. 31, 2016.
    Sept. 13, 2016 - 6:04 pm
  • New physician, more space at Hygienic Institute

    LASALLE — A LaSalle-Peru High School graduate who left home to study medicine is back in the Illinois Valley as the Hygienic Institute’s newest physic ...
    Sept. 2, 2016 - 4:13 pm
  • EDC NCI moves into new office at IVCC

    OGLESBY — The new Economic Development Corporation of North Central Illinois (EDC) has a new office that just opened in Suite E323 of the Illinois Val ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 12:38 pm
  • Wujek to become State Bank of Cherry's president/CEO

    CHERRY — The board of directors of the State Bank of Cherry announced the appointment of Dan Wujek as executive vice president. He will assume the pos ...
    Sept. 5, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Majestic Donuts, Pastries opens in Princeton

    PRINCETON — Majestic Donuts and Pastries opened in Princeton the end of July. A grand opening is planned in the near future.
    Aug. 31, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Heartland donates to PHS

    PRINCETON—Heartland Bank and Trust Co. presented a $550 donation to Princeton High School for orders placed for the school’s Spirit Debit Cards.
    Sept. 1, 2016 - 9:08 am
  • AgriEnergy Resources to host seminar and field day

    PRINCETON — AgriEnergy Resources in Princeton will host a Biological Farming Seminar and Field Day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Wise Gu ...
    Aug. 29, 2016 - 4:27 pm