FSB Yale Elects New Board Member

February 1, 2016 — Yale, IA:  Dr James T Koch, area Optometrist, has joined the Board of Directors for Farmers State Bank of Yale. Dr Koch replaces David Whiton, who retired after serving the Board for 24 years. Dr Koch is a Partner and Optometrist with Eye Care Associates with offices in Panora, Perry, Guthrie Center, Stuart and Jefferson. He is a graduate of Luther College and Illinois College of Optometry. He and his wife, Lora, reside at Lake Panorama with their daughters. “Jim is a welcome addition to our Board of Directors,” says Doug Hemphill, President of Farmers State Bank.…

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Koehl Bros. Enlists ICE Intern

February 1, 2016— FAIRBURY, IL : Brock Honegger, a senior at Prairie Central High School, has joined the team at Koehl Bros. as support staff to the design and construction team. Brock is able to work half-days through the Illinois State Board of Education’s Interrelated Cooperative Program (ICE) while competing his final year of high school. The ICE program allows students to further studies in select career pathways through work-site learning. There are 81 nationally recognized pathways within 16 clusters, including Brock’s choice Architecture & Construction. These pathways prepare students for a full range…

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