Category: Other News

Diesel supply tight, but it won’t run out

 paper  November 17, 2022

By DANIEL GRANT FarmWeek The supply of diesel fuel has become uncomfortably tight this fall, drumming up concerns about future availability. The U.S. started the month with about a 25-day…

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Voters will decide on ‘right to unionize’ constitutional amendment

 paper  October 21, 2022

Opponents, backers debate the measure’s warrants By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Illinois voters will be asked in November to decide whether the right of workers to…

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Ag groups: Hands off crop insurance in 2023 farm bill

 paper  September 7, 2022

By TIMOTHY EGGERT FarmWeek Don’t fix what isn’t broken. That’s the approach federal lawmakers should take when they write the crop insurance title of the 2023 farm bill, according to…

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State announces first REV Act tax credit to Decatur manufacturer

 paper  September 7, 2022

Law passed last year provides payroll tax credits for manufacturers of EVs, parts By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News Illinois jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – The state on Tuesday announced the award of…

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Eli Lilly says it will look to expand outside Hoosier State

 paper  August 9, 2022

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Democratic Gov. JB Pritzker said this week that he is actively reaching out to businesses in Indiana and other states that…

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KINZINGER ANNOUNCES OPERATION PRIMARY FIRST IN MICHIGAN

 paper  July 28, 2022

July 28, 2022 WASHINGTON, DC – In a highly contentious primary season, Congressman Adam Kinzinger announced operation Primary First, a Country First initiative, in the State of Michigan. “There is…

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Pritzker pushes for assault weapons ban, federal action

 paper  July 14, 2022

Bill pending in General Assembly would prohibit further sales By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – In the wake of a July 4 mass shooting in Highland Park…

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Planned Parenthood announces Illinois-Wisconsin partnership in Waukegan

 paper  July 14, 2022

Affiliates expand services on border after procedure is banned north of state line By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Planned Parenthood affiliates in Illinois and Wisconsin said…

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DCFS yet to release timeline of involvement after death of southern Illinois 3-year-old

 paper  July 14, 2022

I’Kera Hill died at Marion hospital; parents charged with child endangerment By BETH HUNDSDORFER Capitol News Illinois bhundsdorfer@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – I’Kera Hill, 3, died of malnutrition and dehydration at a…

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ISA COMMENDS USDA SUPPORT FOR DOUBLE CROP EXPANSION

 paper  July 12, 2022

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – July 12, 2022 – Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) commends the Unites States Department of Agriculture for their support expanding double crop soybean production in Illinois. Following a May…

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Illinois, U.S. biofuel jobs grew in 2021

 paper  July 12, 2022

By TIMOTHY EGGERT FarmWeek Illinois’ biofuel industry added 307 jobs in 2021, a 4.6% increase from the previous year, according to recently released federal data. The 2022 United States Energy…

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Volunteer Opportunities

 paper  July 12, 2022

There are so many ways to get involved! Below are just a few opportunities we have coming up. Grundy 4-H Fair Celebrity Shakers Wanted: We will once again be providing…

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Heartland Community College students place top 10 in national business skills competition

 paper  July 11, 2022

NORMAL, IL, July 11, 2022 –Three Heartland Community College students placed in national competition during the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference. More than 2,000 students representing 44 colleges and…

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ISA’S “POWER OF SOY PROTEIN TOUR” HEADS TO CHICAGOLAND AND BEYOND

 paper  July 11, 2022

BLOOMINGTON, ILL – July 11, 2022 – The Illinois Soybean Association (ISA) is taking the power of soy protein messaging to the very doorstep of food manufacturers in Chicagoland as part…

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Regional Transportation Committee Meeting Notice – Region 3

 paper  July 11, 2022

  July 11, 2022 – Ottawa, IL – The Human Services Transportation Plan (HSTP) – Region 3 – Transportation Committee (Bureau, DeKalb, Grundy, Kendall, LaSalle, Lee, Ogle, and Putnam Counties)…

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