Seed Corn Harvest Underway

The seed corn industry in Whiteside County has grown over the past few decades and is now estimated to be close to comprise 20,000 acres.

State Fair Winner

Daniel Ginter owner of Barbed Wire Birds of Elkhart, IL won Super Grand Champion at the Illinois State Fair

Whiteside County Fair Results

Publicity Chairman, Todd Mickley, has compiled the results from all judged categories and competitions at this year's fair.

Photos- Whiteside County Fair

Combine Clinic is High Tech

Most of the session looked like a college course in computer science, which is a reflection of the amount of technology that is in use in the farming industry.

Antique Tractors At Fair

Video- Bos Brothers Threshing Bee

Tractors and implements from the past century could be seen at every turn on the field which included demonstrations of threshing, plowing, and harvesting. The show also included working horses and several household demonstrations.

Farm Camp Wraps

On Friday the campers learned facts about several animals that live in our area and were given several posters, books, and maps that contained activities for the kids to complete.

Fair Office To Open August 7

MEGA PASS – Can be purchased for $50.00 Monday, August 7th through Monday, August 14th.

Photos- River's Fall to be Very Slow/ Boating Banned

National Weather Service river gages have the Rock cresting at Como today at 15.65 feet with a slight fall this evening. It calls for a very slow fall with a drop of just 1.5 feet by next Saturday.

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