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Business and Agriculture

  • A strike for Junior Achievement

    The annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon was held Feb. 4 at Pin Splitter Lanes in Princeton. The event is a fundraiser for Junior Achievement, which ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:22 pm
  • Anderson added to PMH medical staff

    PRINCETON — Perry Memorial Hospital is announcing they have signed an agreement with Christina Anderson, a fourth year medical student at the Universi ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:19 pm
  • Corn Belt wins safety leadership award

    BLOOMINGTON — Corn Belt Energy Corporation was one of six co-ops in the state awarded a safety leadership award at the 2017 Association of Illinois El ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:19 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 ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Students learn engineering concepts through competition

    NEPONSET — Martin Engineering of Neponset, one of Central Illinois’ largest multinational employers, has sponsored two FIRST LEGO League teams from Ne ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 9:50 am
  • Conterio elected Hometown National Bank’s president/CEO

    At the December Hometown National Bank board meeting, David Conterio was elected president and chief operating officer.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 1:39 pm
  • Food service course offered

    SPRING VALLEY — A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at St. Margaret’s Hosp ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Rauner recognizes Inga Carus

    SPRINGFIELD — Inga Carus, chairman of Carus Group Inc., a leading global provider of specialty chemistries for water treatment, soil remediation and a ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 9:02 am
  • Transforming manure — New process in Indiana will give more farms access to the benefits of manure

    FAIR OAKS, Ind. – Midwestern BioAg recently unveiled a new manufacturing process that transforms manure into a uniform, dry fertilizer granule that ca ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 2:21 pm
  • Lady Landowner seminar planned for March 7

    PRINCETON — The fourth annual Lady Landowner seminar will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 7, at the Bureau County Farm Bureau. Light snacks will be pro ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Jolene Brown to headline Women in Agriculture Conference

    Are you a woman who is involved in agriculture? Are you actively farming, working in the industry, or married to a farmer? If so, then we have the con ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • Illinois Farm Bureau announces GALC

    BLOOMINGTON — The Illinois Farm Bureau (FB) Governmental Affairs Leadership Conference (GALC) will be held Wednesday, March 1, and Thursday, March 2, ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 2:22 pm
  • Farm Labor Liability seminar set for Feb. 16

    PRINCETON — Agriculture is a dangerous industry. Each year unnecessary deaths and injuries affect farmers and their families, farm employees and rescu ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • Farm Income Seminar is Feb. 27

    PRINCETON — Agriculture has always been a volatile business, and any time you have volatility, you need to make certain your financial plan is solid — ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:02 pm
  • CPASA to hold training for sellers/servers of alcohol

    Community Partners Against Substance Abuse (CPASA) will conduct Beverage Alcohol Sellers and Servers Education and Training (BASSET) classes for selle ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:26 pm