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Large Flour Mill Opened in Mendota

MENDOTA – Officials celebrated after a ribbon cutting of what they say was the largest flour mill ever built from the ground up in North America Wednesday in Mendota. Archer Daniels Midland President of Milling said “Our growth investment to design and build a cutting-edge production ...Read more

Green Thumb Industries in Oglesby plans expansion

  OGLESBY – A marijuana cultivation center in Oglesby plans to make a million dollar expansion. According to Mayor Dom Rivara, Green Thumb Industries will start construction on the $1.5 million expansion in the coming months. Rivara says the operation will benefit the area, in that ...Read more

Ottawa Seeks Comments on Festivals

OTTAWA – Mayor Dan Aussem announced that Ottawa will hold a public meeting to discuss city events. He explained that the meeting, which will be held on Thursday, October 3rd at 6pm, will welcome citizen comment regarding the various city events, such as Riverfest and Winefest. Aussem also ...Read more