In an effort to grow business, Hancock County is targeting some of its younger residents.
A new survey of Lee County businesses and industries identifies several factors that could be preventing them from filling key positions.
The city of Monmouth is hosting two workshops to help people learn tools to succeed in opening their own retail business.
Carthage has developed out a strategic plan to boost economic development with the help of the Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs at Western Illinois University.
One of the goals for the head of economic development in Hancock County is to get all of the communities on the same page.