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Lee County Farm Service Agency Director retiring

AMBOY – The Lee County Farm Service Agency Director is retiring. Jerry Quiton announced that March 27th will be his last day at the Amboy FSA office. Quiton began with FSA under the 1980 Farm Bill. Quiton thanks everyone for his support over the years and says his new mission in life is to ...Read more

LaMoille man killed in Friday crash

LAMOILLE – A 29-year-old man from LaMoille was killed Friday morning in a rural single vehicle crash.  According to Bureau County Coroner Janice Wamhoff, Charles Rowe was pronounced dead at the scene east of LaMoille on US Route 34.  The cause of the crash is still under investigation.  ...Read more

Ag Equipment Donated to IVCC

OGLESBY – The latest in agriculture technology was provided to students at Illinois Valley Community College thanks to a donation from a Bureau County company. Climate Fieldview and Nutrien donated $3,500 in precision ag equipment, including an Apple iPad, wiring harness, and Climate ...Read more

Two Men Arrested After Spring Valley Burglary

SPRING VALLEY – Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a burglary on the 100 block of St. Paul Street in Spring Valley. Terrence M. Daniels, 19, and James D. Woodfolk, 20, of Peoria were charged on Thursday after an investigation and are believed to be responsible for 7 ...Read more