MOUNT STERLING, Ill. -- Dot Foods has completed work on a new refrigerated warehouse at its corporate headquarters and is adding 25 new jobs to staff it. Work on the 110,000-square-foot cooler warehouse began in June. It... More>>
Brad Billings says he understands the budget dilemma facing legislators in Illinois, which has been bleeding red ink in recent years. "Our state has a lot of challenges," he said. But Billings, president and CEO of... More>>
Construction on the local segment of a $2.6 billion, 600-mile oil pipeline between Flanagan, Ill., and Cushing, Okla., is nearly complete, and the pipeline is expected to be operational by the end of the year. More>>
PITTSFIELD, Ill. -- Hollywood cameras enter the realm of some of the best deer hunters in America on Wednesday when a special four-episode sneak peek of "Living Country" airs on the Great American Country network. "Living Country," which airs at 9 p.m., goes behind-the-scenes with the team at Pittsfield-based Whitetail Properties Real Estate as they attempt to broker smooth transactions between buyers and sellers of hunting, ranch and farm land. More>>
The owner of the former home of the Gardner Museum of Architecture and Design is seeking proposals that may lead to new tenants or a new owner. The museum at 332 Maine was placed under the auspices of the Historical Society of Quincy and Adams County after it closed in March 2012. Justin Coffey, president of the organizations's board of directors, said options are being sought from potential local and out-of-town suitors. "We would prefer to keep it... More>>
Bergman Nurseries is celebrating its 75th year operating under that name at its home site on North 12th. Founded in the early 1890s, the plant nursery started at 715 N. 12th, where fruits and vegetables were grown and... More>>
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Higher fuel taxes could help pay for new road construction under a plan proposed by an Illinois transportation group. The Transportation for Illinois Coalition unveiled the proposal Tuesday in Springfield. Members say it would provide stability and $1.8 billion annually for construction on roads, bridges, railways and airports.
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