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Peoria Journal Star
Announcements of upcoming items at area churchesDiocese of Peoria's 2017 annual Charismatic Renewal Conference will be held Sat
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Diocese of Peoria's 2017 annual Charismatic Renewal Conference will be held Saturday at Embassy Suites Conference Center in East Peoria. For information, visit www.ccr-cdop.org. Fundraisers A rummage sale will be held from noon to 6 p.m.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois State University has many graduates from the areaACCOUNTANCY El Paso: Hannah M. Curry. Morton: Dallas S. Clark. MASTER OF SCI
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
ACCOUNTANCY El Paso: Hannah M. Curry. Morton: Dallas S. Clark. MASTER OF SCIENCE Dunlap: Shannon N. Steffen. East Peoria: Casey W. Juvinall and Heather R. Tharp. Edwards: Elizabeth A. Groeper and Huijuan Ni. El Paso: Suzanne E.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
List of events for this week in central Illinois11th annual Kids' Day will kick off with a 5K run at 8 a.m. and 100-meter Kids'
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 hours ago
11th annual Kids' Day will kick off with a 5K run at 8 a.m. and 100-meter Kids' Dash at 9 a.m. at The Levee District in East Peoria. The day will continue with a party from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. featuring informational booths, balloons by The Unique... Read more
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SaukValley.com
State track champs from MorrisonMembers of Morrison High School’s seventh-grade boys track team won the state t
SaukValley.com / Posted yesterday
Members of Morrison High School’s seventh-grade boys track team won the state track championship May 11 and 12 in East Peoria. Competitors are (from left) Andrew Schmidt, Thomas Dauphin, Hunter Newman, Brady Wolf, Coach Andrew Tenboer, Thomas... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Richland party postponedScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — The annual Richland Neighborhood Party in the Park planned for Saturday afternoon has been postponed because of the excessive heat forecast for the day. The cookout with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Lane closure planned Monday on Route 8 near Illini Drive in East PeoriaBrad Erickson Journal Star transportation reporter @bradrickson EAST PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Brad Erickson Journal Star transportation reporter @bradrickson EAST PEORIA — The right lane of westbound Illinois Route 8 will be closed during daytime hours Monday in the vicinity of the intersection with Illini Drive in East Peoria. The closure... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: July 21, 2017to Philip J. Schwab, $110,000. 1712 Court St., Pekin, First Pekin Savings Bank
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
to Philip J. Schwab, $110,000. 1712 Court St., Pekin, First Pekin Savings Bank to Udry Jewelry, $115,000. 109 Mabee Ave., East Peoria, Habitat for Humanity of the Greater Peoria Area Inc. to James Stevens, $115,000. 1905 Memorial Drive, Pekin,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin school uses gardening to help students with disabilitiessaid Kennedy. Schramm employees thought a greenhouse would be a great idea for
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
said Kennedy. Schramm employees thought a greenhouse would be a great idea for students at the school. Word got out and the East Peoria Kiwanis called one day and said members wanted to help get this greenhouse. The committee will meet in August to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Third is the word: Pair of ISU golfers tie for third at Illinois State AmHOMEWOOD — Illinois State teammates David Perkins of East Peoria and Trent Wall
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
HOMEWOOD — Illinois State teammates David Perkins of East Peoria and Trent Wallace climbed the leaderboard Thursday to finish tied for third in the 87th Illinois State Amateur Championship golf tournament at Calumet Country Club. The rain-shortened... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Schramm Educational Center students to get greenhousesaid Kennedy. Schramm employees thought a greenhouse would be a great idea for
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
said Kennedy. Schramm employees thought a greenhouse would be a great idea for students at the school. Word got out and the East Peoria Kiwanis called one day and said they wanted to help get this greenhouse. The committee will meet in August to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Police to serve lunch for Special Olympicsto the Illinois Special Olympics. The annual event will take place from 11 a.m
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
to the Illinois Special Olympics. The annual event will take place from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Texas Roadhouse in East Peoria. Customers will not pay for their lunch of pulled pork sandwiches, but will be asked to leave donations at their... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
6 area golfers make cut at HomewoodTrent Wallace is in sixth place at 5-under par after shooting a 72. Wallace has
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Trent Wallace is in sixth place at 5-under par after shooting a 72. Wallace has a 135 for his two rounds. David Perkins of East Peoria is tied for 12th after shooting a 3-under 67. Perkins is at 2-under with a 138 total. John Ehrgott of Edwards... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Par-A-Dice cuts jobs as revenue declinesMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEOR
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEORIA — The parent company of the Par-A-Dice Hotel and Casino laid off about 3 percent of its employees in East Peoria this week, citing declining revenue. The cuts amount... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Highland Hills subdivision still angry about possible East Peoria annexationScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — The venue changed from the Robein school gymnasium last week to East Peoria City Council chambers on Tuesday, but the residents of the Highland Hills subdivision still... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Downtown Peoria business owners hear about new services, taxes proposedacross the river to eat. We noticed that during March Madness. Talking about co
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
across the river to eat. We noticed that during March Madness. Talking about competitiveness, we should be competing with East Peoria," said Cook. The rate is higher at Downtown restaurants, the result of the Hotel, Restaurant and Amusement Tax,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
John Ehrgott five off the pace at Illinois State AmTalon Supak shot 69, and is tied for 16th place heading into the second round a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Talon Supak shot 69, and is tied for 16th place heading into the second round at Calumet Country Club. David Perkins of East Peoria, Pete Kuhl (Morton) and Jackson Wetherbee (Galesburg) each carded a 71, and are T-35. Former Peoria city champs... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria council to discuss annexation of an unwilling subdivisionScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — La
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Last week, the East Peoria City Council traveled and met with about 100 residents of the Highland Hills subdivision on their turf — the Robein Elementary School gymnasium —... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peek inside the Peoria food truck experience, featuring Nacho Mama's grilled cheeseIf she shows up any earlier, people will think she is already open. Once lunch
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
If she shows up any earlier, people will think she is already open. Once lunch ends, she drives to her storage unit in East Peoria to plug in her cooler. Then she washes everything, stocks up on more food, cooks and heads to her dinnertime... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
The Peoria food truck experience, featuring Nacho Mama's grilled cheeseIf she shows up any earlier, people will think she is already open. Once lunch
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
If she shows up any earlier, people will think she is already open. Once lunch ends, she drives to her storage unit in East Peoria to plug in her cooler. Then she washes everything, stocks up on more food, cooks and heads to her dinnertime... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: July 14, 2017$109,000. 2008 S. Second Ave., Morton, Jeffrey G. Bates and Courtney Hess to A
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
$109,000. 2008 S. Second Ave., Morton, Jeffrey G. Bates and Courtney Hess to Ariane Taft, $124,000. 100 Herman St., East Peoria, Bradley D. Smith to Cartus Financial Corporation, $125,000. 100 Herman St., East Peoria, Cartus Financial... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Demolition of Peoria riverfront platform pushed back to Decemberthe climate for a tax increase could be challenging," he said. Mohlenbrink sai
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
the climate for a tax increase could be challenging," he said. Mohlenbrink said Downtown businesses have to compete with East Peoria firms that don't assess as much in sales taxes and are located just a half-mile away. Steve Tarter covers city... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
In-home grocery service kicks off this weekhour from Schnucks, Binny’s, Petco, CVS and Costco. The company will deliver to
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
hour from Schnucks, Binny’s, Petco, CVS and Costco. The company will deliver to Pekin, Peoria, Peoria Heights, West Peoria, East Peoria, Creve Coeur, Bartonville, Norwood and other areas in central Illinois. It will service close to 155,000... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
JB Pritzker pledges downstate revitalization plan during Pekin visithard to spend real time in every part of the state," he said. Pritzker also to
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
hard to spend real time in every part of the state," he said. Pritzker also toured the Tazewell Community Area Project in East Peoria to highlight damage brought about over the two-year state budget impasse before ending his day in Petersburg. He... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Extensive roadwork starts Monday around Route 40, River Road in East PeoriaBrad Erickson Journal Star transportation reporter @bradrickson EAST PEORIA —
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Brad Erickson Journal Star transportation reporter @bradrickson EAST PEORIA — Roadwork is to begin Monday and continue into October in the vicinity of IIlinois Route 40 (West Washington Street) and River Road in East Peoria. The work will include... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Police warn of dangerous heroin in Pekindeath of that man produced an 18-year prison term for drug-induced homicide las
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
death of that man produced an 18-year prison term for drug-induced homicide last week for Karen McIntyre, 32, of East Peoria, who supplied the lethal drug mixture to the victim. Last September, Pekin police officers joined city... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Midwest Classic Softball Tournament calling all former Pekin Lettes playersplayers will be introduced at noon. Following the recognition ceremony, the for
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
players will be introduced at noon. Following the recognition ceremony, the former players will be treated to lunch. The East Peoria Rage, Bloomington Lady Hearts and St. Louis Saints are also in the field. The tournament features round-robin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Robein-area residents to East Peoria: Drop annexationScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Wi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — With a nearly unanimous show of hands, the message Tuesday evening from residents of Highland Hills Estates to the East Peoria City Council commissioners evening could not... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell County’s 911 system under re-constructioncalls for the Sheriff’s Department, the Pekin Police Department, and 32 other p
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
calls for the Sheriff’s Department, the Pekin Police Department, and 32 other police, fire and emergency service agencies. East Peoria, Morton and Washington operate their own 911 systems (with Creve Coeur served by East Peoria). Q: When must this... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin egg-throwing spree leads to four arrestsof criminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
of criminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher Jack, 19, and Dakota Jack, 18, both of East Peoria. The fourth suspect, 17, was referred to juvenile court. “Their dad brought them in” Sunday afternoon, Ingles... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tornado funds will help pay to resurface busy Washington High School parking lotR.A. Cullinan & Son to resurface the heavily used Wilmor Road lot. The only ot
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
R.A. Cullinan & Son to resurface the heavily used Wilmor Road lot. The only other bidder was Tazewell County Asphalt. The East Peoria company's base bid was $154,895. "Work is scheduled for the first week in August," said Assistant Superintendent... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Robein-area neighbors: 'Nobody here wants to be in East Peoria'Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A move by East Peoria to annex 149 properties in the Highland Hills Estates subdivision into the city has put the residents of the neighborhood in a fighting mood. "Nobody... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin egg-throwing spree leads to four arrrestsof criminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
of criminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher Jack, 19, and Dakota Jack, 18, both of East Peoria. The fourth suspect, 17, was referred to juvenile court. “Their dad brought them in” Sunday afternoon, Ingles... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin egged, brothers arrestedcriminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher Jac
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
criminal damage to property were Ryan Jack, 23, of Creve Coeur, Christopher Jack, 19, and Dakota Jack, 18, both of East Peoria. The fourth suspect, 17, was referred to juvenile court. “Their dad brought them in” Sunday afternoon, Ingles... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Distance Jamboreeused me like a rug, and then threw me away.” Brandon, a labor foreman at Carpe
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
used me like a rug, and then threw me away.” Brandon, a labor foreman at Carpet Weavers, was a competitive track runner at East Peoria High School, and ran a few 5K and 10K events in college. “I’ve always run, but not very efficiently,” he... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New motel gets go-ahead from Morton Village Boardfive investors in Luxme Properties, which is building the motel. The investors
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
five investors in Luxme Properties, which is building the motel. The investors either live or own a business in Morton and East Peoria. Scarfe said he and his partners are confident the motel will do well "because there's an underserved market for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell, Woodford marriages, divorces: July 9, 2017MARRIAGE LICENSES Tazewell County James Bohannon, 60; Janis Curley, 59; both
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
MARRIAGE LICENSES Tazewell County James Bohannon, 60; Janis Curley, 59; both East Peoria. William Bollegar, 35; Naomi Brooks, 43; both Bellevue. Kyle Denny, 30; Kelli Williams, 33; both Morton. Michael Evangelist, 44; Tifani Daugherty, 40; both... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington woman allegedly stabbed mother to deathaccording to a news release from the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office.
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 14 days ago
according to a news release from the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office. The body of Teresa A. Poehlman, 47, of East Peoria was found July 2 by a pair of hikers at a Funk's Grove nature preserve a few miles southwest of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington woman allegedly stabbed mother to deathaccording to a news release from the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
according to a news release from the McLean County State’s Attorney’s Office. The body of Teresa A. Poehlman, 47, of East Peoria was found July 2 by a pair of hikers at a Funk's Grove nature preserve a few miles southwest of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Heart of Illinois Chorus offers free vocal lessonsEAST PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois Chorus, in residence at Illinois Central Co
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The Heart of Illinois Chorus, in residence at Illinois Central College, presents three free “girls’ night out” vocal lessons July 11, 18 and 25, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. in the ICC Performing Arts Center. Area females who are interested in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Victim's daughter among 2 arrested in East Peoria woman's slayingJournal Star healthcare reporter @lauranight Two suspects have been arrested,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
Journal Star healthcare reporter @lauranight Two suspects have been arrested, including the victim's daughter, after an East Peoria woman's body was found Sunday a nature preserve in McLean County. Christine E. Roush, 22, of Washington and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Local TV stations look to make changesother hand, did invest mightily in the physical plant," he said. "Anyone who c
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
other hand, did invest mightily in the physical plant," he said. "Anyone who comes to the station (on Springfield Road in East Peoria) can't help but be wowed by the investment made in the newsroom, studio and other areas of the building," said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: July 7, 2017E. Adams St., Morton, Marcus and Kellye Saad to Clinton M. and Ashley A. Mathew
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
E. Adams St., Morton, Marcus and Kellye Saad to Clinton M. and Ashley A. Mathewson, $125,000. 106 N. Rustic Road, East Peoria, Jacob and Shelby Yocum to Ella Bancroft, $125,000. 2607 Fondulac Drive, East Peoria, Belevia A. Gibson to Tyler... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Clue the Musical' being presented at Eureka CollegeMrs. Peacock; Madison Boedecker of Peoria, Miss Scarlett; Sam Hipp of Washingto
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
Mrs. Peacock; Madison Boedecker of Peoria, Miss Scarlett; Sam Hipp of Washington, Professor Plum; Josh Sheperd of East Peoria, Colonel Mustard; Anna Nabhan of Peoria, Mrs. White; Jack Anthony McIntyre of Peoria, Mr. Green; Mina Vogel of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria woman gets 18 years for supplying drugs in deaththat drug addiction brings to users, dealers and their families shook a Tazewel
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
that drug addiction brings to users, dealers and their families shook a Tazewell County courtroom Thursday, when one East Peoria resident was sentenced for killing another with heroin laced with another deadly drug. Karen McIntyre, 32, said... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
18-year prison term for fatal drug dealerthat drug addiction brings to users, dealers and their families shook a Tazewel
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 17 days ago
that drug addiction brings to users, dealers and their families shook a Tazewell County courtroom Thursday, when one East Peoria resident was sentenced for killing another with heroin laced with another deadly drug. Karen McIntyre, 32, said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria areawith Zach Linley and the Rebel Daredevils; July 9 — The Mountain Goats; July 13
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
with Zach Linley and the Rebel Daredevils; July 9 — The Mountain Goats; July 13 — 10 Years; July 14 — Burden of the Sky. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: July 8 — Midnite Wind, 7 p.m. Jimmy Earp's Hideaway, 1507 S.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Democrat Carolyn Blodgett to run against Michael Unes in 2018Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Illinois Representative M
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Illinois Representative Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, has his first challenger in the 2018 race for his Illinois House 91st District seat. Carolyn “Cari” Blodgett, of Canton will announce her... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
BASEBALL: Tigers make quick work of Belleville Eastbounce down here and get some work in.” The Tigers play Northern Knights at 4:
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 days ago
bounce down here and get some work in.” The Tigers play Northern Knights at 4:30 p.m. today at Illinois Central College in East Peoria. In the second pool play game, EHS takes on Rhino Baseball at 12:30 p.m. Friday at Ridgeview High School in... Read more
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SaukValley.com
SPRINGFIELD SCOOP: Illinois' House: The meth lab of democracyin the political class think it’s all about them. A case in point would be thi
SaukValley.com / Posted 18 days ago
in the political class think it’s all about them. A case in point would be this statement of state Rep. Michael Unes, R-East Peoria: "For me right here today, right here, right now, this is the sword that I'm willing to die on. And if it costs... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Body found in Funk's Grove preserve ID'ed as East Peoria womanAndy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz EAST PEORIA — Th
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 18 days ago
Andy Kravetz Journal Star public safety reporter @andykravetz EAST PEORIA — The body of a woman found in Funks Grove has been identified as an East Peoria woman. The McLean County Coroner's office announced Wednesday that Teresa A. Poehlman, 47,... Read more
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