Swanson Supports Industrial Hemp Bill

A Henry County farmer who also serves in the Illinois General Assembly supports industrial hemp as an alternative crop. State Representative Dan Swanson farms near Alpha. He says a neighboring state already allows farmers to grow industrial hemp. A bill…

Aledo Rhubarb Festival Just One Week Away

A little over one week away from the Aledo Rhubarb Festival.  Aledo Main Street Executive Director Dana Murphy says she’s getting ready. The 26th annual Rhubarb Fest is June 2nd and 3rd. The festival has a new website this year…