• R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    With Earth Day 2017 in our rearview mirror, testimony to Illinois farmers’ commitment to land, air and water stewardship continues to pour in. We’ve got the latest info on producers’…

  • The mother of all games

    The mother of all games

    Only a few people know what a “GBU-43/B” is. A bunch more will figure it out if we use the official designation: “Massive Ordnance Air Blast,” or “MOAB.”…

  • Tazewell County News Briefs

    Tazewell County News Briefs

    STATE New look kicks off changes for this year’s state fair The Illinois State Fair will sport a new look this year with a redesigned logo. Director Raymond Poe and State Fair Manager…

  • No, Trump is not a Neocon

    No, Trump is not a Neocon

    With U.S. missiles flying in Syria, the “mother of all bombs” exploding in Afghanistan and an aircraft carrier strike group heading toward North Korea, has there been a…

  • Tazewell County News Briefs

    Tazewell County News Briefs

    CENTRAL ILLINOIS Career expo looks to future needs for jobs Today’s eighth graders may be tomorrow’s health care workers, and a career expo will address that possibility. The Greater…

  • R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    R.F.D. NEWS & VIEWS

    This week we spotlight Earth Day (April 22) and some of the conservation farming efforts taking place throughout the state. Also in the news: pork producers from Illinois lobbied for…