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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
 If there was ever a dynamic duo in the performing singer-songwriter world, these two seasoned performers and musicians could most certainly fit the bill. The combination of Jill Manning’s roug...
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012 06:33 pm

Congress’ inaction affects farmers, low-income families

As Congress wrestles over an agriculture bill that will set policy for the next five years, local farmers and ag experts worry the delay could endanger a variety of important programs when the current...
Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 04:36 pm

Illinois author seeks to create environmental activists

Biologist Dr. Sandra Steingraber describes her 1997 book, Living Downstream, as a sort of love story between her and Pekin, the place she grew up and where she lived when she learned in her early 20s ...
Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 08:00 am

Report says state fails to regulate manure discharges

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Illinois fails to regulate manure from certain livestock farms, calling on the state to completely revamp its system of oversight or risk losing its enfor...
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 11:42 am

Discrimination case highlights state’s farm demographics

Urging his fellow lawmakers to release funding for a discrimination lawsuit originally settled more than a decade ago, U.S. Sen. Roland Burris last month pointed to the increasingly homogenous culture...
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2010 12:03 pm

Award-winner looks for ways to extend the selling season beyond farmers markets

Summertime farmers markets have helped Chad Wallace of Oak Tree Organics prove the worth of small-scale, organic farming. But they’ve also taught him that packing up the produce and putting on t...
Thursday, Oct. 15, 2009 04:55 am

Court-ordered damages could chill environmental lawsuits

A contested hog farm in Rochester is once again the topic of debate as the group formed to stop the farm’s construction fights to avoid paying almost $300,000 in damages....
Wednesday, April 2, 2008 07:30 am

The Infamous Stringdusters and River Ramblers play the Hoogland on Saturday

Untitled Document It is my great pleasure to announce the inaugural show of the Bedrock 66 Live! music series, sponsored in part by WUIS (91.9 FM), the public radio ...

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