August/September 2019

Prairie Fruits Farm draws visitors with its beauty and tasty products

Business Features 2019 Forty Under 40 winners announced 12th class of inductees named Cover Stories Insta-worthy State tourism office highlights local goat dairy farm Achievements Farmers-Merchants Bank of Illinois welcomes Reetz as Ag Loan Assistant Achievements Leadership changes announced at BankChampaign Achievements Christie Clinic welcomes Cusick to Department of Orthopedics Achievements Rembert hired as engineer Achievements Feinen joins ATG Achievements First State Bank announces new branch manager Achievements Cobalt Digital promotes Wilken to vice president of firmware Achievements Blain’s Farm & Fleet named one of 2019’s Best-in-State Employers by Forbes Achievements Farmers-Merchants Bank of Illinois welcomes Anderson-Vogel as mortgage loan originator Issues Gies connects students with businesses Issues How to combat burnout and enjoy your life Business Features The power of clothing choices for job interviews Color among considerations Issues Gold prices may hit new 6-year highs A mint of positive factors to thank Good Business A passion for pets Angel Paws makes sure animals are well cared for Business Features Taking back the lunch break Eating nutritiously part of equation to living healthy life at work Innovations NASA selects local business for technology award ATSP Innovations earns distinction for second time