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  1. Unusual Recent Flooding Creates Hidden Danger: The Lingering Visitor, MoldRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | LivePressWorld

    ... was shut down for almost three hours because of flooding. In Greene City flooding caused $300,000 of damage. In Beardstown, Illinois, sinkholes have developed three hundred feet from the river. Residents and business owners and officials were ...

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  2. Flood waters don't dampen Beardstown festivitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Good news for the city of Beardstown - the Illinois River has dropped six inches since it peaked at 30 feet. The river now stands at 29.44 feet.

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  3. Record Flooding on Illinois River in BeardstownRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    The National Weather Service reported major flooding on the Illinois River at Beardstown, Hardin, Havana, LaGrange Lock and Dam, Meredosia and Valley City. Major flooding also was recorded on the Kaskaskia River in New Athens.

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  4. Meanwhile, in the real worldRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | The Capitol Fax Blog

    ... County town of about 6,000 began Monday, nearly a week after most other towns along the river began sandbagging. Beardstown's 35-foot flood wall keeps residents and the city feeling pretty secure, Mayor Steve Patterson said. But as the river levels ...

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  5. JBS Usa Pork agrees to purchase Cargill Pork businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | Home

    ... the sale still is subject to regulatory review and approval. The acquisition also includes a processing plant in Beardstown, Ill. Both the Ottumwa and Beardstown plants were acquired by Cargill in 1987. In 2014 they processed a total of 9.3 million ...

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  6. JBS Usa to buy Cargill pork business for $1.45B, includes Iowa, Illinois processing plantsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Canadian Business Magazine

    ... growth of the company's U.S. pork business. The deal includes Cargill processing plants in Ottumwa, Iowa, and Beardstown, Illinois. The two plants processed 9.3 million hogs last year. JBS entered the U.S. pork market in 2007 when it bought Swift & ...

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  7. Beardstown Cargill plant could change ownershipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    According to a news release from Cargill, JBS USA Pork has entered into an agreement with Cargill to acquire its U.S.-based pork business, including the Beardstown facility, for $1.45 billion. Along with the Beardstown plant, the acquisition also includes a processing plant in Ottumwa, Ia., five feed mills and four hog farms in various states.

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  8. JBS Usa to buy Cargill pork business for $1.45 billionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... growth of the company's U.S. pork business. The deal includes Cargill processing plants in Ottumwa, Iowa, and Beardstown, Illinois. The two plants processed 9.3 million hogs last year. JBS entered the U.S. pork market in 2007 when it bought Swift & ...

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  9. Cargill selling pork unit to JBS Usa PorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Star Tribune

    ... sow farms and feed lots. Included in the transaction are Cargill's meat processing plants in Ottumwa, Iowa, and Beardstown, Ill., which last year together processed 9.3 million hogs. JBS will also get five Cargill feed mills and four hog farms. Two ...

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  10. JBS to Buy Cargill's U.S. Pork Business for $1.45 BillionRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Washington Post

    ... ($1.11 billion). Buying the Cargill unit will give JBS a meat-processing plant in Ottumwa, Iowa, and another in Beardstown, Illinois. Both plants collectively processed 9.3 million hogs last year. The deal also includes five feed mills and four hog ...

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  11. Shane Orr October 10, 1966Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Shane Orr, 48, of Beardstown died Monday, June 29, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield. He was born October 10, 1966, in Beardstown, the son of Albert and Marilyn Miller Orr.

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  12. Mary F. Ritchey Trone February 8, 1919Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    ... eer will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary at an open house on June 13 from 4-7 p.m., at the Roundhouse in Beardstown.

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  13. Unrelenting rain leads to more floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Crescent-News.com

    ... above flood stage at several points in central Illinois, flooding roads and a few businesses in places such as Beardstown, Meredosia and Peoria. The town of Peru called off its July Fourth fireworks show because of the flooding. And in southern ...

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  14. 34th Army Band plays free concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Fairfield Ledger

    ... and direction of Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kent C. Wesselink of Eagle Grove, and 1st Sgt. Brent T. Krumboltz of Beardstown, Illinois. The band is made up of citizen soldiers whose civilian occupations include teachers, salesmen, corporate management, ...

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  15. Rt. 67-100 closedRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | Cass County Star-Gazette

    Rt. 67-100 at Indian Creek south of Beardstown was closed at 10 a.m. Monday due to high waters. Rt. 100 at Frederick is also closed.

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  16. FILE - In this June 19, 2015 file photo, kayaker Chris Cooper paddles ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Salt Lake Tribune

    ... feet above flood stage at several points in central Illinois, flooding roads and a few businesses in places like Beardstown, Meredosia and Peoria. The town of Peru called off its July Fourth fireworks show because of the flooding. And in southern ...

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  17. Flood warnings affect Illinois as more rain crosses stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Northwest Herald

    ... morning had flood warnings out for at least a half-dozen rivers in Illinois. That includes the Illinois River at Beardstown, Havana, Henry and Peoria; the Kankakee River affecting Grundy, Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter and Will counties and the ...

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  18. Beardstown bracing for Illinois River floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Currently the flood stage is at 26.2 feet and the National Weather Service expects the river to crest to 27.2 by noon on Sunday. The city is seeing sink holes developing on Main Street about 300 feet from the river due to fluctuating water levels in the sewer system.

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  19. More Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... morning had flood warnings out for at least a half-dozen rivers in Illinois. That includes the Illinois River at Beardstown, Havana, Henry and Peoria; the Kankakee River affecting Grundy, Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter and Will counties and the ...

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  20. Flood warnings affect Illinois as more rain crosses stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Daily Herald

    ... morning had flood warnings out for at least a half-dozen rivers in Illinois. That includes the Illinois River at Beardstown, Havana, Henry and Peoria; the Kankakee River affecting Grundy, Jasper, Lake, Newton, Porter and Will counties and the ...

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