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Larry Gerlach Memorial Tractor Ride (video)

"It takes three to four weeks to get Dad's tractors ready for the ride,"

Birkey’s Announces Extended Hours

Submitted by Gale Wind Birkey's Farm Store in Prophetstown has announced extended hours as farmers return to the fields...

Garden Plain and Freeport Roads Unrestricted April 1

Submitted by IDOT The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that road postings restricting vehicular weights will be lifted Wednesday,...

Township Lifts Restrictions

Prophetstown Township has announced that spring weight limits have been lifted. Per Gabe Olinger

Birkey’s Will Remain Open

Because we are an essential business, our locations will continue to operate under normal business hours from Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Rock River Invites Farmers To Donate

Carey Bauer, manager of Rock River Lumber and Grain was contacted by Nik Jacobs, a farmer from Sterling, who suggested a way that area farmers could help local food banks who are certain to be put under great strain in the coming weeks.

Sisters Win Titles

Emily and Ella Brooks competed at the Mid-Atlantic Junior Angus Classic in Harrisonburg VA this past weekend. Emily is a senior and...

Cattlemen Cancel Banquet

"We regret to inform you that our annual spring dinner scheduled for March 27th at the New Life Lutheran Church in Sterling will be postponed,"

Farm Camp Registration Open

The Erie Camp will run from June 15-19 and Prophetstown July 6-10.

Barn Quilt Search

These works of art have brought serious tourism boosts to rural communities.