NEWTON CITY COUNCIL MEETING RECAP (04/18/2024)

(NEWTON) The Newton City Council met in regular session this past Tuesday night. The Council : approved the payment of all bills as presented – $186,438 in pre-paids and $76,739 […]

MONTHLY AG TRACTOR AEM REPORT

(SPRINGFIELD) A monthly report from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) showed year-to-date unit sales of ag tractors were down 13.3% and combine sales were down 20.4% from a year […]

ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (04/18/2024)

(CHICAGO) Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul yesterday joined U.S. Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) Director Steven Dettelbach, and federal and state […]

THURSDAY WEATHER DISCUSSION (04/18/2024)

(OLNEY/NEWTON) With an approaching storm system bringing us our next chance of rain and thunderstorms tonight, some of which could be severe in nature, we’ll stay mostly dry today with […]

RICHLAND COUNTY HEA SPONSORING INTERACTIVE PRESENTATIONS

(OLNEY) The Richland County Homemakers Education Association is sponsoring a series of interactive presentations from the University of Illinois Extension service, scheduled to start a week from tomorrow afternoon, on […]

USDA’S NASS TO PUBLISH MONTHLY CROP REPORTS

(SPRINGFIELD) The USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service surveyed farmers in March and published an estimate of 780,000 acres of wheat planted in Illinois last fall. Beginning next month, continuing through […]

ILLINOIS STATE NEWS BRIEF (04/17/2024)

(SPRINGFIELD) Governor J.B. Pritzker wants $40 million in taxpayer funds over four years to pick up the medical debt tab for hundreds of thousands of statewide individuals. During a news […]