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Business and Agriculture

  • BV FFA members attend job interview

    Bureau Valley FFA sent two members to the Section 3 job interview CDE. Contestants were asked questions they could potentially be asked at an intervie ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Soil webinar Feb. 27

    University of Illinois Extension will hold a special soil fertility webinar program on Friday, Feb. 27, at IVCC in the new Peter Miller Community Tech ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Agronomy Night is March 2

    OGLESBY — University of Illinois Extension will hold a special Agronomy Night on Monday, March 2, at Illinois Valley Community College in the new Pete ...
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 1:44 pm
  • North Central Bank promotes Schultz

    Deb Schultz, loan officer at the North Central Bank, has been promoted to the position of assistant vice president.
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:51 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 ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • Soil — life’s foundation

    “Out of the long list of nature’s gifts to man, none is perhaps so utterly essential to human life as soil.” — Hugh Hammond Bennett
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Ohlson/Monsanto donates to Princeton FFA

    PRINCETON — The Princeton High School FFA Chapter received a $2,500 donation from Bureau County farmer David Ohlson and America’s Farmers Grow Communi ...
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:42 pm
  • Biggar receives award from Birkey’s Farm Store

    HENRY — Everett Biggar received an award for 25 years of employment at Birkey’s Farm Store. His first day as a service technician was Jan. 10, 1989.
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:15 pm
  • USDA to release new long-term agricultural projections

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) released its 10-year agricultural projections Wednesday, Feb. 11.
    Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:41 pm
  • Food handling class being offered

    PRINCETON — The Bureau and Putnam County Health Department will host an eight-hour Food Service Sanitation Managers Certificate Class from 8 a.m. to 5 ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Mackwood appointed Midland officer

    EFFINGHAM — Midland States Bancorp Inc., which recently acquired Heartland Bank and is also the parent of Midland States Bank, has announced that Cory ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • OSF Healthcare joins task force

    OSF HealthCare is part of the Health Care Transformation Task Force, a group of health systems, health insurers, purchasers, employers and patients wh ...
    Feb. 11, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • St. Margaret’s hosting food service course

    SPRING VALLEY — A food service sanitation manager certification course will be offered at St. Margaret’s Hospital, 600 E. First St., Spring Valley, on ...
    Feb. 6, 2015 - 11:37 am
  • IVCH FastCare Clinic adds Staker to staff

    PERU — The IVCH FastCare walk-in clinic has a new staff member, Amy Staker, a board-certified family nurse practitioner.
    Feb. 10, 2015 - 8:25 am
  • Carus Group celebrates centennial

    LASALLE-PERU – Carus Group is celebrating its first 100 years in 2015 with the same spirit of innovation and commitment to community shown by its foun ...
    Feb. 4, 2015 - 3:50 pm
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