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Central Illinois News Center
Video gaming success sees increase in licensing feesgaming in Illinois. Restaurant and bar owners are seeing more and more action.
Video gaming success sees increase in licensing fees
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 16 hours ago
gaming in Illinois. Restaurant and bar owners are seeing more and more action. Meadows Avenue Tap was the first bar in East Peoria to bet on video gaming in 2012 when the practice legalized. Owner Rich Gabbert says the number of patrons using... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
When will U.S. drivers give up the wheel?is to help automakers, suppliers and technology companies get a jump start towa
When will U.S. drivers give up the wheel?
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
is to help automakers, suppliers and technology companies get a jump start towards autonomy," said Hambrick, a graduate of East Peoria Community High School. As for when automated vehicles will be available to the general public, Hambrick is... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bricks making comeback as permeable pavers in Peoriaproject for two years. Things have changed since the days when brick streets h
Bricks making comeback as permeable pavers in Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
project for two years. Things have changed since the days when brick streets had to be laid by hand, said Chris Joos of East Peoria-based Interlock Brick Paving, the company that installed the pavers at Trinity Lutheran. "Technology has paved... Read more
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The East Liverpool Review
Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Robert Seibert, 67Seibert He graduated from East Liverpool High School; received an Associate's
Kenneth ‘Kenny’ Robert Seibert, 67
The East Liverpool Review / Posted 2 days ago
Seibert He graduated from East Liverpool High School; received an Associate's Degree from Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Ill.; and completed the electrician apprentice program at Caterpillar Inc. Ken was a maintenance electrician,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bricks making comeback in Peoriaproject for two years. Things have changed since the days when brick streets h
Bricks making comeback in Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
project for two years. Things have changed since the days when brick streets had to be laid by hand, said Chris Joos of East Peoria-based Interlock Brick Paving, the company that installed the pavers at Trinity Lutheran. "Technology has paved... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Man crashes car, jumps off McClugage bridgehe jumped where it was deep enough in the channel area. The current and wind dr
Man crashes car, jumps off McClugage bridge
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
he jumped where it was deep enough in the channel area. The current and wind drifted him to the shallow waters on the East Peoria side, which I think helped him." The Woodford County Sheriff's Office and Illinois State Police are... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Man crashes car, jumps off McClugage bridgehe jumped where it was deep enough in the channel area. The current and wind dr
Man crashes car, jumps off McClugage bridge
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
he jumped where it was deep enough in the channel area. The current and wind drifted him to the shallow waters on the East Peoria side, which I think helped him." The Woodford County Sheriff's Office and Illinois State Police are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real estate transactions: Sept. 23, 2016Whippoorwill Drive, Washington, Donald W. Sr. and Angela Gordon to Carol Duvend
Real estate transactions: Sept. 23, 2016
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Whippoorwill Drive, Washington, Donald W. Sr. and Angela Gordon to Carol Duvendack, $134,500. 154 Birch St., East Peoria, Emmanuel D. and Nichole M. Williamson to Jason and Kelsey Clarkston, $144,900. 200 Hilldale Ave., Washington,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Living in a barn is quite luxurious for East Peoria couple EAST PEORIA — Larry Overcash may be a doctor by profession, but he’s still a
Living in a barn is quite luxurious for East Peoria couple
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Larry Overcash may be a doctor by profession, but he’s still a farm boy at heart. Fortunately, his wife Sue totally gets that. When the pair decided to build their retirement... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Prep football outlook for Week 5seeking first 4-1 start since 2006 Dunlap at Morton, 7:30 p.m.: Last two meeti
Prep football outlook for Week 5
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
seeking first 4-1 start since 2006 Dunlap at Morton, 7:30 p.m.: Last two meetings decided by five points each Pekin at East Peoria, 7:30 p.m.: Pekin has won three straight over East Peoria Peoria Heights/Quest at Illini West, 7 p.m.: Last... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Five things to watch: Week 5good if they need a playoff tiebreaker. With games still coming against Washing
Five things to watch: Week 5
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
good if they need a playoff tiebreaker. With games still coming against Washington and Metamora, the Dragons need to beat East Peoria to help solidify playoff opportunities. Extra points Morton last won back-to-back games in 2011, which happened... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Down goes East Peoria's old city hall EAST PEORIA — Demolition has begun of the building at East Washington and Mai
Down goes East Peoria's old city hall
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Demolition has begun of the building at East Washington and Main streets that served as East Peoria's city hall for almost 40 years. The sale of the building to developer Jeff Graves of JPG... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Down goes East Peoria's old city hall EAST PEORIA — Demolition has begun of the building at East Washington and Mai
Down goes East Peoria's old city hall
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Demolition has begun of the building at East Washington and Main streets that served as East Peoria's city hall for almost 40 years. The sale of the building to developer Jeff Graves of JPG... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Traffic investigators gather at East Peoria conferenceEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- State Farm is looking to help out investigators with a spe
Traffic investigators gather at East Peoria conference
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- State Farm is looking to help out investigators with a special conference in East Peoria. The Illinois Association of Technical Accident Investigators (IATAI) took over the Embassy Suites for a conference to share knowledge of... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Cedar Street Bridge drivers rerouted during bridge maintenancePEORIA, Ill. -- Wednesday began a two-month headache for Peoria and East Peoria
Cedar Street Bridge drivers rerouted during bridge maintenance
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Wednesday began a two-month headache for Peoria and East Peoria drivers as one of the main bridges between the two cities shut down. The Cedar Street Bridge is closed through the fall. The bridge was already reduced to one lane in... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Statewide association recognizes Peru Waltham MutualThe presentation was made during the annual banquet of IAMIC’s 135th annual con
Statewide association recognizes Peru Waltham Mutual
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
The presentation was made during the annual banquet of IAMIC’s 135th annual convention in East Peoria at the Embassy Suites. Peru Waltham Mutual was singled out from among 53 IAMIC member companies and recognized for its tremendous efforts used in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Prep tennis notes for Sept. 19: Dunlap senior 'a complete workhorse'— Teams competing in the annual Maroon Invitational tennis tournament hosted by
Prep tennis notes for Sept. 19: Dunlap senior 'a complete workhorse'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
— Teams competing in the annual Maroon Invitational tennis tournament hosted by Peoria High this weekend. The entrants are East Peoria, Galesburg, Limestone, Notre Dame, Pekin, Pontiac, Washington and the hosts. Notre Dame is the defending... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Records don't tell the whole story in high school footballthe first game on their new turf field that was installed for the 2015 season.
Ferguson: Records don't tell the whole story in high school football
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
the first game on their new turf field that was installed for the 2015 season. The Eagles are coming off a 42-6 win over East Peoria. The Potters had junior running back Bradley Getz return to the backfield on Saturday. Dunlap had five... Read more
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Sherdog
Michael Johnson Ambushes Dustin Poirier in UFC Fight Night 94 Headlinerlittle regard for his standup skills. Carneiro (21-10, 4-4 UFC) swept into moun
Michael Johnson Ambushes Dustin Poirier in UFC Fight Night 94 Headliner
Sherdog / Posted 13 days ago
little regard for his standup skills. Carneiro (21-10, 4-4 UFC) swept into mount late in the second round and wobbled the East Peoria, Illinois, native with a right uppercut-left hook combination in the third. The crowd grew restless with the lack... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Caterpillar acknowledges more layoffs"These workforce reductions are part of Caterpillar's ongoing restructuring act
Caterpillar acknowledges more layoffs
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
"These workforce reductions are part of Caterpillar's ongoing restructuring actions. These reductions are occurring in East Peoria and Aurora. The company is not breaking out impact by location." No other information was released. The company... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Q&A with Obed & Isaac's owner Court Connestablished breweries, John S. Rhodell and Peoria Brewing Co. A brewery/restaur
Q&A with Obed & Isaac's owner Court Conn
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
established breweries, John S. Rhodell and Peoria Brewing Co. A brewery/restaurant chain, Granite City, has an outlet in East Peoria. What can you offer that those places can’t? And is there room for more breweries in town? We live by the adage... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Q&A with Obed & Isaac's microbrewery owner Court Connestablished breweries, John S. Rhodell and Peoria Brewing Co. A brewery/restaur
Q&A with Obed & Isaac's microbrewery owner Court Conn
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
established breweries, John S. Rhodell and Peoria Brewing Co. A brewery/restaurant chain, Granite City, has an outlet in East Peoria. What can you offer that those places can’t? And is there room for more breweries in town? We live by the adage... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Prep football Week 4 outlooktheir own destiny in the Mid-Illini. Richwoods vs. Manual (Peoria Stadium), 7:
Prep football Week 4 outlook
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
their own destiny in the Mid-Illini. Richwoods vs. Manual (Peoria Stadium), 7: Manual looks to end 19-game losing streak East Peoria at Dunlap, 7:30 p.m.: Dunlap won last year’s meeting 35-7 Morton at Limestone, 7:30 p.m.: Rockets carry a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Homes and businesses using solar energy plan open houses for Oct. 125356 Cooper Road, Morton; Rock of Ages, 1815 Broadway, Pekin; Schreifels/Migeo
Homes and businesses using solar energy plan open houses for Oct. 1
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 days ago
25356 Cooper Road, Morton; Rock of Ages, 1815 Broadway, Pekin; Schreifels/Migeotte residence, 166 E. South Lakeview Drive, East Peoria; Bullock residence, 115 Oak Ridge Court, East Peoria; Fulton residence, 542 N. County Road 2500 East, El Paso;... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Homes and businesses using solar energy plan open houses for Oct. 125356 Cooper Road, Morton; Rock of Ages, 1815 Broadway, Pekin; Schreifels/Migeo
Homes and businesses using solar energy plan open houses for Oct. 1
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
25356 Cooper Road, Morton; Rock of Ages, 1815 Broadway, Pekin; Schreifels/Migeotte residence, 166 E. South Lakeview Drive, East Peoria; Bullock residence, 115 Oak Ridge Court, East Peoria; Fulton residence, 542 N. County Road 2500 East, El Paso;... Read more
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The Toledo Blade
Study: As popularity of e-cigarettes rises, more smokers are able to quitan employee at Breathe Vapor, a retail shop that specializes in electronic ciga
Study: As popularity of e-cigarettes rises, more smokers are able to quit
The Toledo Blade / Posted 17 days ago
an employee at Breathe Vapor, a retail shop that specializes in electronic cigarettes, exhales vapor at the store in East Peoria, Ill. “Successful quitting through substitution with e-cigarettes is one likely major contributor,” wrote John... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Man sentenced for concealing death of teen girla death after police found the body of 17-year-old Angel Benay. Prosecutors sa
Man sentenced for concealing death of teen girl
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 17 days ago
a death after police found the body of 17-year-old Angel Benay. Prosecutors say Smith and 21-year-old Cheonte Hinkle of East Peoria did not take the appropriate steps to save the victim from an overdose. Hinkle is due back in court in N... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell County needs more than 100 election judges to man the polls in Novemberjuniors or seniors and meet other criteria. Twenty Pekin Community High School
Tazewell County needs more than 100 election judges to man the polls in November
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
juniors or seniors and meet other criteria. Twenty Pekin Community High School students will serve as judges in November, said Lacey. Other high school students have participated in the past, including students from Morton, East Peoria and Tr... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Big games taking center stage for Week 4going to be a big weekend with these two major showdowns in Week 4. Trap Game?
Ferguson: Big games taking center stage for Week 4
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
going to be a big weekend with these two major showdowns in Week 4. Trap Game? Limestone is coming off of a 28-8 win over East Peoria where the Rockets got off to a slow start. They used a blocked punt to get the rest of their team going and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Farm slowdown hits hard in rural areas as fall harvest beginssales were among the reasons for closing the store at the west edge of Springfi
Farm slowdown hits hard in rural areas as fall harvest begins
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 19 days ago
sales were among the reasons for closing the store at the west edge of Springfield last month. Dealerships in East Peoria and Princeville were not affected. A stronger dollar, which makes U.S. farm products more expensive overseas, a... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Weekly Construction BrakePEORIA, Ill. -- Construction may impact your commute in Peoria and East Peoria
Weekly Construction Brake
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 19 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- Construction may impact your commute in Peoria and East Peoria this week. The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that Monday, the northbound right lane of IL 29 or Adams St. will be closed between Eureka Street and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Faith Bulletinhair curling, trimming and cuts and more. For more information, call 453-9285.
Faith Bulletin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 days ago
hair curling, trimming and cuts and more. For more information, call 453-9285. Fundraisers Church Veggies, sponsored by East Peoria Faith United Methodist Church, is selling locally grown vegetables for $1 or in exchange for donations of shoes... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real estate transactions: Sept. 9, 2016$84,000. 104 Garfield St., Deer Creek, Michael II and Melanie Wallace to Leah
Real estate transactions: Sept. 9, 2016
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 days ago
$84,000. 104 Garfield St., Deer Creek, Michael II and Melanie Wallace to Leah K. Fehr, $100,000. 107 Field Grove Court, East Peoria, Tony J. Perkins to Jacob J. and Sarah J. Eastman, $100,900. 114 Bryant St., Morton, Andrew Jones to Jacob C.... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Doctors, firefighters practice lifesaving skillsEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Doctors completing their residency at OSF Saint Francis go
Doctors, firefighters practice lifesaving skills
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 21 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Doctors completing their residency at OSF Saint Francis got lessons from firefighters today to hopefully save more lives in the future. The East Peoria Fire Department worked with resident doctors for an automobile extrication... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Two art exhibits open Sept. 21 at ICCEAST PEORIA — Two artists with ties to central Illinois will be showing their w
Two art exhibits open Sept. 21 at ICC
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Two artists with ties to central Illinois will be showing their work at Illinois Central College from Sept. 21 to Oct. 14. Paintings by Lowell Levene-Sims will be displayed in the ICC Performing Arts Center Gallery. "A Paper Boat," an... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
25 News honors 25 Women in LeadershipEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Today, 25 News had the honor of recognizing 25 Women in Le
25 News honors 25 Women in Leadership
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 22 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- Today, 25 News had the honor of recognizing 25 Women in Leadership in our community. I was honored to serve as the emcee for the event, along with Gina Morss. And our own Tyler Lopez and Chuck Collins were on hand to help escort... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Week 3 high school football outlookwin over Champaign Central Rock Island at Richwoods, 7:30 p.m.: Richwoods won
Week 3 high school football outlook
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
win over Champaign Central Rock Island at Richwoods, 7:30 p.m.: Richwoods won the most recent, 35-14 in 2014 Limestone at East Peoria, 7:30 p.m.: Rockets blanked EP last year, 26-0 Canton at Washington, 7:30 p.m.: Canton seeks 3-0 start Dunlap... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Five things to watch: Week 3 high school footballand Aledo have combined for 10 state championships. 3 Rockets, Raiders are rea
Five things to watch: Week 3 high school football
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
and Aledo have combined for 10 state championships. 3 Rockets, Raiders are ready to run Limestone (2-0) will visit East Peoria (1-1) in another M-I opener. Limestone’s Brayden Williams rushed for both TDs and 180 yards last week in a 14-13... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Preps Daily: 'They said it' for Week 3 of the high school football seasonPatriots are 2-0, but have trailed 14-0 in each of the first two games. "A hug
Preps Daily: 'They said it' for Week 3 of the high school football season
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 22 days ago
Patriots are 2-0, but have trailed 14-0 in each of the first two games. "A huge game for us, and I have to think Limestone is in the same boat." — East Peoria coach Kevin Vedell, whose Raiders (1-1) will host Limestone (2-0) in a Mid-Illini op... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Calendar of entertainment events in the Peoria areaSept. 10 — the"Nikbeats." Castle Theatre, 209 E. Washington St., Bloomington:
Calendar of entertainment events in the Peoria area
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 days ago
Sept. 10 — the"Nikbeats." Castle Theatre, 209 E. Washington St., Bloomington: Sept. 9 — Ozomatli; Sept. 15 — Nostalgia. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: Sept. 10 — Midnight Wind, 7 p.m. Firehouse Pizza and Pub, 240 S.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Racks on the Rocks break through at national pool tournamentmeant to be.” In the only close match in the early rounds, in the race to 13 p
Racks on the Rocks break through at national pool tournament
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 24 days ago
meant to be.” In the only close match in the early rounds, in the race to 13 points, a match was tied 12-12. Franklin, an East Peoria product now attending Illinois Central College, was playing in the pivotal match against the other team’s best... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fun is the key to true victory in annual cardboard boat raceboat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heavy,” said Kath
Fun is the key to true victory in annual cardboard boat race
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
boat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heavy,” said Kathy Jones. Members of the winning team, from East Peoria Boat Club, were equally clueless about why their boat, a raft-like contraption named “Gatorgar,” cut through the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Schwindenhammer: Next man up for East Peoria football teamThe injury bug bit East Peoria twice in the opening minutes of its high school
Schwindenhammer: Next man up for East Peoria football team
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
The injury bug bit East Peoria twice in the opening minutes of its high school football home and season opener in Week 1 against visiting Streator. Joey Tello, a junior two-way lineman and third-year starter, suffered a dislocated knee cap. He’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Hydrodynamic engineering meets its matchboat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heavy,” said Kath
Hydrodynamic engineering meets its match
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
boat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heavy,” said Kathy Jones. Members of the winning team, from East Peoria Boat Club, were equally clueless about why their boat, a raft-like contraption named “Gatorgar,” cut through the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No Titanics at this year's IVY Club cardboard boat raceheavy.” The boat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heav
No Titanics at this year's IVY Club cardboard boat race
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
heavy.” The boat’s pilot agreed with the assessment. “Oh, that thing was heavy,” said Kathy Jones. The winning team from East Peoria Boat Club was equally clueless about why their boat, a raft-like contraption named “Gator Gar,” cut through the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Check it out: air quality monitors and other high-tech devices available from Fondulac District LibraryEAST PEORIA — Books are not the only things being checked out at libraries thes
Check it out: air quality monitors and other high-tech devices available from Fondulac District Library
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 25 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Books are not the only things being checked out at libraries these days. At the Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland St., there is a small equipment library that is growing. Rokus (streaming media players), Makey Makey invention... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Three red roses, two good friends and one special nightEAST PEORIA — One Saturday a year, widower Ron Selby dons his tuxedo coat and t
Three red roses, two good friends and one special night
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 27 days ago
EAST PEORIA — One Saturday a year, widower Ron Selby dons his tuxedo coat and takes three guests to dinner. The guests are three roses, two for people who can’t be there anymore. He sets the trio of flowers on the other side of the table, then has a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real estate transactions: Sept. 2, 2016$95,000. 1710 Valle Vista Blvd., Pekin, Muriel Barger to Robert and Kibbie L.
Real estate transactions: Sept. 2, 2016
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 28 days ago
$95,000. 1710 Valle Vista Blvd., Pekin, Muriel Barger to Robert and Kibbie L. Christenberry, $100,000. 147 Devron Circle, East Peoria, Cathy Stella to Brittany L. Kiefner, $114,000. 212 Quail Trail, Washington, Megan Klauer to Obed N. Fritz,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Preps Daily: A look at Week 2 of the football seasonbeat Macomb 38-6, Metamora beat Pontiac 33-10, Pekin beat Oak Forest 27-12, Was
Preps Daily: A look at Week 2 of the football season
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 29 days ago
beat Macomb 38-6, Metamora beat Pontiac 33-10, Pekin beat Oak Forest 27-12, Washington beat Normal U-High 49-13 and East Peoria lost to Streator 17-6. 40 — Yards in a field goal last week for Deer Creek-Mackinaw kicker Weston Sauder,... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Washington woman dies after East Peoria head-on collisionEAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A Washington woman is dead after a head-on collision in Ea
Washington woman dies after East Peoria head-on collision
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 30 days ago
EAST PEORIA, Ill. -- A Washington woman is dead after a head-on collision in East Peoria. It happened on Meadow Avenue around 2:30 Wednesday afternoon. The Peoria County Coroner says 48 year old Norene McMahon of Washington died in surgery a little... Read more
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