ROBINSON, Ill. (AP) — A southwestern Illinois community college plans to offer a petroleum drilling technology degree program this fall that is aimed at preparing graduates for careers in hydraulic fracturing, or fracking.
DANVILLE — Chem-Cast Ltd., a longtime manufacturing business, will close its doors soon.
President Jeff Craig said employees were told this week that the business's last day of operation is tentatively scheduled for Jan. 29.
URBANA — The University of Illinois flash index declined slightly in December, but remains in a range that indicates continued economic growth in Illinois.
Test your memory with a look back at the year in business
Ah, 2014. It was the year of wood-fired pizza, video game cafes and memory care centers.
Speaking of memory, it's time to test yours. How well do you remember the past year's business developments in East Central Illinois?
OAKWOOD — The more than 1,500 people who live in Oakwood draw their water from the Salt Fork River.
OAKWOOD — One day after a 10-hour bargaining session ended with no deal, Oakwood teachers and staff approved a new contract with the school board Thursday.