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USDA announces delay of crop reports

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced Friday that it must delay the release of key crop reports due to the partial government shutdown, leaving investors and farmers without vital information during an already tumultuous time for agricultural markets. The USDA had

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IVCC hosting last minute registration

Illinois Valley Community College’s Ottawa Center, 321 W. Main St., is hosting a last-minute spring registration event from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 12.Admissions, Counseling and Financial Aid personnel will be available to assist students in registering. “There are many reasons

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