Illinois Public Media

Illinois Pioneers

Farmer and philanthropist Howard Buffett

When he was a boy, Howard Buffett loved to play in the dirt. He even planted corn in his family’s backyard when he was only 5, and he’s always loved big machines. So it’s no surprise he ended up in agriculture, says Illinois Pioneers host David Inge.

Buffett says he considers himself a farmer first. “But he is also the CEO of a foundation dedicated to finding solutions to world hunger and has traveled to 130 countries looking for new ways to help people feed their families, while at the same time taking care of the environment,” David said.

Mid-American Gardener

MAG AT HOME - January 2021

It's the start of a new year, and the MAG crew helps you dream of spring and getting out in your gardens!  There ARE some things you can do this time of year to get ready for gardening season, and we'll show you some helpful tips and tricks to get you ready!

TV Worth Blogging

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A couple of decades ago, when we began thinking about the possibilities offered by digital television broadcasting, a PBS Kids Channel was one of the first things to come to mind. And now it's about to happen.

WILL Highlights

The 21st

21st century radio for the 21st state. Weekdays at 11 am on WILL-AM 580.