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  1. Frazier Creek Bridge will be closed this coming weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2014 | Quincy Journal

    ... completed by Friday June 20th The bridge is located approximately 5 miles north of the Koch's Lane or 3 miles south of Ursa,IL on the North Bottom Road (East 603rd Lane). The project was suspended last year due to weather conditions being unsuitable ...

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  2. Future of Canton Ferry sinksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... its useful life." Smith said the port authority tried to find funding for the repairs, but the money wasn't available. Ursa Farmer's Cooperative has operated the Canton Ferry for the past 20 years. "It's been a very large part of the community the ...

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  3. Ferry stops service on Mississippi RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... between western Illinois and eastern Missouri. The Quincy Herald-Whig reports Friday ( http://bit.ly/1le9jKa ) that the Ursa Farmers Cooperative made the decision, citing a too costly $618,000 in needed repairs. The ferry connected the cities of ...

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  4. Canton's ferry will never ride the Mississippi againRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    ... week, the ferry will no longer serve the community. "The decision was a joint decision by both the Port Authority and Ursa Farmers Co-Op, the current operators of that ferry, to cease the operation of the ferry," Smith said. "We had previously ...

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  5. Future of Canton Ferry sinksRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    A ferry that has connected Canton, Missouri to Ursa, Illinois for years is no more.

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  6. China soy demand drains U.S. supplyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2014 | Arkansas Online

    In the 60 years that Ursa Farmers Cooperative has been loading Midwest soybeans onto boats along the Mississippi River, business has never been this good.

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  7. Chinese pigs eating soybeans cut U.S. supply to 1965 lowRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | Denver Post

    In the 60 years that Ursa Farmers Cooperative has been loading Midwest soybeans onto boats along the Mississippi River, business has never been this good.

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  8. U.S. Soybean Supply "Near Critically Low"Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2014 | JD Journal

    ... to Bloomberg News, are the lowest that they have been in at least five decades. The grain department manager at the Ursa, Illinois-based terminal owner, Scott Meyer, said that "Our soybean supplies will be empty by the end of April." According to ...

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  9. Chinese Pigs Eating Soy Cut U.S. Supply to 1965 Low: CommoditiesRead the original story

    Mar 27, 2014 | The Washington Post

    In the 60 years that Ursa Farmers Cooperative has been loading Midwest soybeans onto boats along the Mississippi River, business has never been this good.

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  10. Ex-official gets 30 days in western Ill. drug caseRead the original story

    Feb 24, 2014 | KWQC-TV Davenport

    ... release and 200 hours of community service. Grotts previously admitted to maintaining a drug-involved premises in Ursa in western Illinois. He was arrested in April. Grotts and 36-year-old Devin C. Lawton were arrested April 26 after an ...

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  11. Power outages troubling parts of the Tri-StatesRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2014 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Illinois residents in the Tri-State area are reporting power outages Monday morning as icy conditions and sleet continue around the region. Quincy, Ursa, Mendon, Camp Point, Clayton, Golden, Augusta, Plymouth, Hamilton, Carthage, La Harpe, Colchester and more seem to be partially affected.

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  12. Quincy Police and Fire Commissioners resignRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Quincy Journal

    ... and its advertisers are not endorsed by or affiliated with the National Weather Service. wouldn't that be northwest of Ursa??? are we speaking of the "newer" Bottom Rd and bridge built in the late 60's, or the old Bottom Rd that follows and snakes ...

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  13. Adams Co. Highway Dept. announces emergency bridge closureRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2014 | Quincy Journal

    ... January 16, 2014, due to extensive beam deterioration. The bridge is located approximately 4.75 miles northeast of Ursa (1.75 miles west of Marcelline) on the North Bottom Road (East 500th Street) across Bear Creek. The Illinois Department of ...

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