Business Attraction and Expansion


Area's First Cannabis Grower ~ Oglesby, IL

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Mennie Machine Hits Target with Gun Contract


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Discover Manufacturing Career Expo!

Preparations are now underway for the

NCRCB 2014 Discover Manufacturing Career Expo!

Dr. Jerry Cocoran Presents at NICAR!

Fantastic presentation to Northern IL Commercial Assoc. of Realtors - in Naperville - our own Dr. Corcoran and Fran Brolley from IVCC presented the new Peter Miller Tech Center and the assets that about in the Illinois Valley Area.

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If you have hiked the canyons at Matthiessen State Park, walked the trails and listened to the stories at Starved Rock State Park or Buffalo Rock State Park; explored all the beauty and peaceful sunsets on the Illinois or Fox Rivers….if you have enjoyed a theatre production at Stage 212 or relaxed to the music of the Illinois Valley Symphony Orchestra, taken a peaceful float down the I & M canal pulled by mule the way Mr. Lincoln and his family would have traveled ….then you have played in the Illinois Valley.

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