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  • Central Bank Illinois to acquire Rochelle bank

    Central Bank Illinois announces the signing of a definitive agreement to acquire the First National Bank and Trust Co. of Rochelle, subject to regulat ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Carus names new vice president

    PERU — Carus Group Inc. is announcing Richard Kuehler has joined the company as vice president of global operations.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:12 pm
  • Illinois Valley SHRM elects board of directors

    PERU — Illinois Valley SHRM, a local chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management, recently elected its board of directors for the 2017-18 ter ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 3:13 pm
  • SV’s Big House: Demolished

    SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley City Bank plans to remove the structure known as the Big House from the lot located at 318 N. Cornelia St., Spring Valle ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:37 pm
  • Travel Connections wins Golden Apple Award

    PERU — Peru travel agency, Travel Connections, 1120 Peoria St., has been awarded the prestigious Golden Apple Award from tour operator Apple Vacations ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 9:43 am
  • Heaton places first in state corn yield test

    OHIO, Ill. — Eric Heaton of Ohio, Ill., recently won first place in the AA Non-Irrigated division of the 2016 National Corn Growers Association’s (NCG ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 2:42 pm
  • On-the-road with the Farm Bureau

    The Farm Bureau will host an on-the-road seminar about the motor vehicle regulations for Illinois farmers at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the Annawan Co ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Educators of Beauty opens in Peru

    PERU — Educators of Beauty has opened in Peru at 3602 Marquette Road, Suite 2.Educators of Beauty is ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Bureau Creek Gobblers

    The local chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) held its annual membership banquet on Jan. 20 at the Bureau County Metro Center. Along ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 2:27 pm