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Hemp Cultivation on 2018 Federal Farm Bill

SPRINGFIELD – The Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to pass the new Farm Bill, voting 87-13. According to LaSalle County Farm Bureau President David Isermann, while the bill is yet to be ratified, a compromise from the Senate and the House Agriculture Committees added the legalization of

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Land for Roundabout to be Annexed Soon

PERU – The city of Peru will make a motion at the end of the month to annex land for a roundabout road project. In a city council meeting on Monday, an agenda item was placed for the city’s next council meeting to make a motion to zone and annex 13 acres along Peoria Street and Plank

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IVCC Receives Clean Audit of Finances

OGLESBY – The Illinois Valley Community College Board’s audit-finance committee learned that once again the school had a clean audit of its financial statements. Wipfli LLP auditors reported no weaknesses or deficiencies. The school is currently debt-free, and have reduced operating

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