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Month: August 2018

IDNR to Conduct Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) Public Informational Meetings

LENA, IL – The Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) has scheduled a series of public meetings to provide information about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD), its effect on future deer populations, and IDNR’s efforts to control the disease. IDNR staff will also be available to answer questions about this disease. Landowners, hunters, and concerned citizens are encouraged to attend. CWD is an important issue that will dominate deer management discussions in northern Illinois for many years. CWD is an always fatal neurological disease that is threatening the long-term health of white-tailed deer in Illinois. First documented in Illinois in...

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July Ag Economy Barometer from Purdue University Center for Commercial Agriculture

Tuesday, August 7th, 2018 James Mintert & Michael Langemeier Producer Sentiment Plummets on Price Weakness and Trade War Concerns Ag producer sentiment fell sharply during July as the impact of commodity price declines and concerns about ag trade prospects weighed on producers’ perceptions of both current and future conditions in the agricultural economy. The Ag Economy Barometer declined 26 points to a reading of 117 in July, driven by sharp reductions in both the Index of Current Conditions, which fell from 138 to 99, and the Index of Future Expectations, which fell from 146 in June to 126 in...

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Be Prepared to Weather the Storm

(Family Features) For many people, inclement weather can be frightening. When the wind is blowing, the rain is pouring and the trees are rustling, it can be hard to remain calm. However, it’s important to remember certain safety tips and how to use tools properly in case of emergency. Having a plan in place before a storm, hurricane or tornado hits can help make sure everyone is on the same page and ensure safety in the event of a sudden power outage. Portable generators can serve many purposes after severe weather strikes, including providing power needed for safe food...

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Giving For Good

Make an impact in your community (Family Features) Inspiration to give back to your community can come from any number of places, from a personal desire to make a difference to fulfilling a graduation requirement for community service hours. No matter the reason or the origin, chances are strong that you can make an impact. Giving back may be as simple as writing a check to an organization that works to further a mission you care deeply about. Or it may mean lending a hand to put on a fundraising event in your community. Perhaps you have a skill...

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“Strategy 2018” Conference to Feature Keynote Speaker Congressman Jim Jordan

WHEATON, IL. – The Illinois Conservative Union (ICU) is a growing and energized coalition of Illinois grassroots organizations which support conservative principles. Today, on the Stephanie Trussell Show on WLS-AM Radio, Carol Davis announced the keynote speaker for the ICU September 14-15th Third Annual Conference, and a change in venue. Davis was excited to name conservative icon Congressman Jim Jordan, who will appear as keynote speaker Saturday evening. Due to concerns for space, the “Strategy 2018” Conference has moved to the Midwest Conference Center, 401 W. Lake Street in Northlake, a western suburb of Chicago, north of Oakbrook. The conference opens Friday at 5:00 with a Meet...

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Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

April 29 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Mount Carroll

April 29 @ 7:00 pm
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Al-Anon Meets in Freeport Monday

May 6 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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