Kentucky women chosen to show goods at pre-Emmys gift suite

This year the creations of two Kentucky women were enticing the celebrities ahead of the 70th annual Emmy Awards.

Pepsi MidAmerica plant expanding in Marion, IL

Details on the company’s ongoing expansion plans will be revealed by State Sen. Fowler and Pepsi MidAmerica representatives around 2:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17. (Source: Pixabay/stock image)

State Farm reaches preliminary deal in conspiracy lawsuit

Insurance giant State Farm reaches a $250 million preliminary settlement of a federal class-action lawsuit claiming the company funneled money to the campaign of a candidate for the Illinois Supreme Court

Caffeine hit for Coca-Cola as it buys Costa coffee chain

Coca-Cola is hoping to give itself another caffeine-fueled boost by buying the Costa coffee brand for $5.1 billion

Wickliffe, KY paper mill reopening will bring 500 new jobs

After company executives jotted their signatures on a purchase agreement, Governor Matt Bevin announced today that Chinese-owned paper products manufacturer, Global Win Wickliffe LLC, is reopening the shuttered paper mill.

Closed paper mill set to reopen in Wickliffe, KY

Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin is set to announce the reopening of the Verso Paper Mill in Wickliffe today at Noon.

Missouri farmers defend chemical in common insecticide that could be banned

Federal judges have ordered the EPA to ban a dangerous, popular insecticide, but farmers in Southeast Missouri who use the chemical are coming to its defense.

New tick species seen close to Heartland, could hurt cattle farmers

A new species of tick is spreading in the U.S. and has now been found in seven states, including a part of Arkansas. The long-horned tick is an arthropod native to Asia, but if the bug spreads to other parts of the Heartland it could cause trouble for cattle farmers.

Future successors of business eLaunch

Future business leaders are emerging right now in Southern Illinois.

Rain didn't dampen Fisher Delta Research Center field day

A few storms didn't stop the Fisher Delta Research Center field day from being a success.

MSU student elected president of National Youth Leadership Organization

Murray State University student Ella Fourqurean has been elected president of the Junior Board of Team Purebred, a national organization with more than 3,000 members that hosts competitions, educational events and leadership events for youth interests in one of five breeds of swine.

All-day breakfast could be saving McDonald's

In October 2015, McDonald's began rolling out a new business decision to serve their breakfast menu all day.

University of Phoenix continues losing students

Enrollment at America's largest for profit university was about 460,000 students fives year ago. Now it's 213,000.

21-year-old injured in I-24 SUV wreck

On Sunday, Sheriff’ deputies were dispatched to the eastbound lanes of I-24 at approximately the 14 mile marker for an injury collision.

Heartland Farmers - Holman Family

They've been in the same place for 150 years and the Holman family says they don't plan on changing that anytime soon.

Heartland Farmer - Keonig family

Three generations, four brothers, one dad and one grandpa make up a large part of the labor for Keonig family. The other part comes from the boss inside home, mom.

Sikeston woman denies allegations she stole from employer

Police in Miner have arrested a Sikeston woman charged with stealing from her employer.

GM terminating about 1,100 dealer franchises

General Motors is telling about 1,100 dealers their franchises will be terminated late next year.

Shawn Hornbeck Speaks About his Time in Captivity

Shawn Hornbeck says there were times during captivity when he thought he'd be better off dead.

Protect Your Plants from Monday Night Freeze

Freezing temperatures Monday night have many gardeners, farmers, and those in the landscaping business concerned.  The Heartland Gardener Paul Schnare says this freeze probably won't be as damaging as the big freeze last year, but it's better to be safe than sorry.

Mother Nature Causes Trouble in the Fields

First it was the input cost, then a killer frost, and now the rain.  Bottom line, Heartland farmers are having a tough year.

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The Offer and The Closing

When I find the home I want, how much should I offer? Answer: Again, your real estate broker can help you here. But there are several things you should consider: 1) is the asking price in line with

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