- ADM 1Q profit rises on agriculture, oilseeds gains Updated: May-05-15 9:25 am
DECATUR, Illinois - Archer Daniels Midland Co. (ADM) said Tuesday its net income climbed in the first quarter on better results from its agricultural services and oilseeds businesses and the flavors business it bought in 2014.
- Caterpillar to lay off 150 workers at its Decatur plant Updated: May-01-15 5:04 pm
DECATUR, Illinois - Caterpillar Inc. is laying off 150 full-time production workers at its Decatur plant in response to weak demand for mining equipment.
- EXCHANGE: Man discovers family predisposed to genetic cancer Updated: May-01-15 8:13 am
DECATUR, Illinois - The Wortmans knew cancer ran in their family, but it wasn't until Cindy Betts was diagnosed with colon cancer at age 48, then stomach cancer and liver cancer each independent of the other that they knew why. A geneticist found she had inherited a rare genetic predisposition from her father for certain cancers called Lynch Syndrome.
- EXCHANGE: Third-graders get a look at farming Updated: Apr-30-15 8:40 am
LOVINGTON, Illinois - Presenters were hoping the experience sticks with the young children taking part in a Moultrie County Farm Bureau tour.
- Forsyth approves plan for disc golf course Updated: Apr-28-15 4:59 am
FORSYTH, Illinois - Forsyth officials are hoping increasing interest in disc golf will pay off in terms of leisure time activities and visitors.
- EXCHANGE: Mercy Garden plants seeds of self-sufficiency Updated: Apr-26-15 10:59 am
DECATUR, Illinois - In nine years of vegetable gardening with her boyfriend, Danielle Aughton never knew the best time to plant Brussels sprouts.
- EXCHANGE: Sporting past of the Blue Mound Knights uncovered Updated: Apr-15-15 8:29 am
BLUE MOUND, Illinois - Bruce Springsteen, the multimillionaire working-class prophet from New Jersey, sang it best: "Glory days, yeah, they'll pass you by/Glory days, in the wink of a young girl's eye ..."
- EXCHANGE: Conscientious objector tells WWII role Updated: Apr-13-15 5:04 am
DECATUR, Illinois - John Regan may have slowed down a bit, but at 104, he's still got it.
- EXCHANGE: Man's fascination with Sir Arthur is elementary Updated: Apr-12-15 9:35 am
DECATUR, Illinois - We wish to draw you attention to the curious incident of the persistent letter writer on the subject of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
- EXCHANGE: Gallery showcases fine art from around the world Updated: Apr-06-15 1:58 pm
FORSYTH, Illinois - Joan Winters has a 'let's do it, you're never too old' attitude.