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Grain bin safety emphasized this week

  SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Agriculture, along with the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal is encouraging farmers to set aside time to recognize Grain Bin Safety Week and review safety practices while working in and around grain bins. It only takes 4 seconds for a ...Read more

2023 Edible Car Contest to feature new racetrack

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College is all geared up for the annual Edible Car Contest, this year with a new and improved race track. This year’s contest features a student-built 2 ft by 8ft racetrack made of walnut lumber, repurposed material, and a computer to record speeds. ...Read more