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Funds Available for Knox County Workforce Development

New funds for a concentrated program aimed at workforce development could come to Knox County later this fall. Knox County Development Corporation president Kent Utt says the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs has set aside $2 million to help close the skills gap in Indiana’s workforce. Knox County could receive up to $250,000. […]

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Farmers Encouraged to Plant Cover Crops This Fall

Farmers with fields affected by floodwaters are being encouraged to plant cover crops for use starting this fall. Conservationist Jane Hardisty tells “Hoosier Ag Today” the cover crop will help farmers prepare for the 2016 planting season… http://www.wzdm.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NEW0000_Jane-Hardisty-cut-1_oq…-REAL-PLUS_____0-00-16.823_Jul-30-00-00-00-AM-2015_Jul-30-11-59-00-PM-2015.mp3 Hardisty also feels the cover crops could also be a plus in dealing with erosion… http://www.wzdm.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NEW0001_Hardisty-cut-2_oq…-HAPPENING_____0-00-06.504_Jul-30-00-00-00-AM-2015_Jul-30-11-59-00-PM-2015.mp3 High […]

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Education Fairness on Mind of IL Representative

Eastern Illinois State Representative David Reis  is seeking a release of funds for school construction projects across Illinois. A bill that would allow the funding to be released has been bottled up in committee. Reis says the funding would help complete school corporation projects that are already underway… http://www.wzdm.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/NEW0008_David-Reis-cut-1_oq..-BEING-AFFECTED_____0-00-12.800_Jul-30-00-00-00-AM-2015_Jul-30-11-59-00-PM-2015.mp3 The projects are being delayed, due […]

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