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IVCC Ag students compete in Springfield

OGLESBY – Illinois Valley Community College agriculture students recently attended the Illinois Professional Agriculture Student Conference at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield. Students include Joshua Cruz, Madeline-Rose Mudge, Rilan Rosengren, and Perris Stachlewitz. IVCC

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Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon held Saturday

PERU – On Saturday the annual Junior Achievement Bowl-A-Thon was held in Peru. 8 teams of 5 bowlers pledged support to Junior Achievement programs in the area. The JA Bowl-A-Thon is the organization’s largest fundraiser taking place in 10 communities throughout the area in February and

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Gas prices at its highest nationwide

    CHICAGO – Gas prices have spiked nationwide due to elevated crude prices according to the American Automobile Association. Statewide, Illinois has seen a major jump in prices, currently averaging $3.71 per gallon, nearly 30 cents per gallon higher than last month. Putnam

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