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Peoria Journal Star
June 30 in Journal Star sports historyDistrict Tennis Tournament. Defending champion Susan Butt of Vancouver hands St
June 30 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 hours ago
District Tennis Tournament. Defending champion Susan Butt of Vancouver hands Sterrett a 6-4, 6-2 loss. 40 YEARS AGO The Pekin Lettes women’s fastpitch softball team wins a pair of games over visiting Keokuk, 12-0 and 4-1. The Lettes are led by... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Penning comes home to coach alma materFor the first time since he graduated in 1979, Skip Penning is back with Pekin
Penning comes home to coach alma mater
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 hours ago
For the first time since he graduated in 1979, Skip Penning is back with Pekin Communtiy High School. On Monday, the Pekin District 303 School Board approved Penning’s hiring as the head softball coach. The Pekin native was the head coach of the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Suit alleges negligence in death of former PCHS football star A Pekin man’s death by internal bleeding after surgery, and his doctor’s subs
Suit alleges negligence in death of former PCHS football star
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 hours ago
A Pekin man’s death by internal bleeding after surgery, and his doctor’s subsequent suicide, were cited in a lawsuit filed Wednesday by the man’s wife. Heidi Edwards of Pekin seeks... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Are Tazewell schools prepared for no state funding?of its inability to reach a budget agreement. “I don’t know that this is what w
Are Tazewell schools prepared for no state funding?
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 15 hours ago
of its inability to reach a budget agreement. “I don’t know that this is what we thought the rainy day should be,” said Pekin District 303 Superintendent Danielle Owens. “The rainy day should be when we run into a major catastrophe — the school... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Lawsuit follows post-surgery death of Pekin football starPEKIN, Ill. -- A lawsuit is now filed in the death this spring of a former Peki
Lawsuit follows post-surgery death of Pekin football star
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 18 hours ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- A lawsuit is now filed in the death this spring of a former Pekin football star. Troy Edwards also played for the Peoria Pirates. He was just 35 years old. Edwards found blood in his urine in March of 2016 and agreed to have his... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin homeless center arranges alternate housing during remodelPEKIN, Ill. -- The Pekin Salvation Army's homeless center will see some restruc
Pekin homeless center arranges alternate housing during remodel
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 23 hours ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- The Pekin Salvation Army's homeless center will see some restructuring when it reopens in August due to the state budget crisis. The Harold Rust Transitional Center for homeless people closed in June for renovations. It provided... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Plenty of options for Fourth of July celebrationsper car — if more than four people in vehicle, $10 per extra person. For reserv
Plenty of options for Fourth of July celebrations
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
per car — if more than four people in vehicle, $10 per extra person. For reservations, call 282-1510. Memorial stadium in Pekin Pekin's 4th of July Honor America Celebration will be Monday in the Pekin Memorial Stadium. Gates open at 6 p.m. with... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Enough': Front Page Editorials Urge End to Budget Impassefront page editorial urging lawmakers to pass a budget Wednesday. The State Jo
'Enough': Front Page Editorials Urge End to Budget Impasse
NBC Chicago / Posted yesterday
front page editorial urging lawmakers to pass a budget Wednesday. The State Journal Register, the Peoria Journal Star, the Pekin Daily Times and The Pantagraph all claimed Illinoisans have had “enough” of the political standoff in separate... Read more
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Londonist
Mapped: London's Lost Neighbourhoodswith the demise of the docks. Numerous road names recall the community, includi
Mapped: London's Lost Neighbourhoods
Londonist / Posted yesterday
with the demise of the docks. Numerous road names recall the community, including Canton Street, Mandarin Street, Pekin Street, Ming Street and Nankin Street. Clare Market: London School of Economics occupies the former neighbourhood of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former Dragon Scotti brings basketball camp to Pekin For as long as he can remember, basketball has been Trey Scotti’s passion. Th
Former Dragon Scotti brings basketball camp to Pekin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
For as long as he can remember, basketball has been Trey Scotti’s passion. The Pekin native was in the basketball program all four years during his time at Pekin Community High School from... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Women charged with jail drug smugglingVery little goes on (in the jail) that we don’t know about.” Holly Dunson, 36,
Women charged with jail drug smuggling
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Very little goes on (in the jail) that we don’t know about.” Holly Dunson, 36, of East Peoria, and Shelby Taylor, 24, of Pekin, were charged Monday with bringing contraband into the jail for Ashley Jolliff, 27, of Peoria. She was charged with... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Fourth of July festivities for 2016of July CelebrationJuly 2-4: All day activities Miller Park Fireworks at dark
Fourth of July festivities for 2016
WLKY Louisville / Posted 2 days ago
of July CelebrationJuly 2-4: All day activities Miller Park Fireworks at dark on Monday WASHINGTON COUNTY (INDIANA): Pekin Park Fireworks July 3 at 10 p.m. WASHINGTON COUNTY (KENTUCKY): Downtown Springfield Events begin at 5:30 p.m. with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abuseman and a loving father,” Glenda said. “He never missed the kids’ activities an
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abuse
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
man and a loving father,” Glenda said. “He never missed the kids’ activities and was always there for us.” Charlie, a Pekin resident, was working as an arborist when 70,000 volts of electricity twice coursed through him, resulting in burns on... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Warriors facing a tough 2016 slate, including 4 playoff teamsThe Golden Warriors’ nine regular-season opponents posted a 47-40 record last f
Warriors facing a tough 2016 slate, including 4 playoff teams
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Golden Warriors’ nine regular-season opponents posted a 47-40 record last fall, with four teams (Sycamore, Pekin, Geneseo and DeKalb) qualifying for the playoffs. The last two of those teams advanced to the quarterfinals in Class 4A and 6A,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Search for new city manager for Pekin is underwayPEKIN — After nearly six months with the position vacant, the search for a new
Search for new city manager for Pekin is underway
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN — After nearly six months with the position vacant, the search for a new city manager to replace former City Manager Darin Girdler finally is underway. GovHR USA Vice President Karl Nollenberger will meet Monday and Tuesday with each member of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association committed to conservationfirst trail the club took on was in Farmdale Reservoir in East Peoria. Maintena
Peoria Area Mountain Bike Association committed to conservation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
first trail the club took on was in Farmdale Reservoir in East Peoria. Maintenance agreements with park districts in Pekin and Metamora followed, and years of maintenance finally led to the group’s first agreement with the Peoria Park... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Arson at Goodfellas leads Tazewell County indictmentsPosted Jun. 27, 2016 at 12:46 AM A Pekin man accused of setting fire to a popu
Arson at Goodfellas leads Tazewell County indictments
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Jun. 27, 2016 at 12:46 AM A Pekin man accused of setting fire to a popular Pekin nightspot was indicted by a Tazewell County grand jury.Scott A. Sutherland, 34, of 800 Charlotte St., Apt. 3C, was charged with arson. Conviction carries a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abuse 70,000 volts of electricity couldn’t kill Charlie Hill. It was opioids that d
After husband's death, Pekin woman fights stigmas of opioid abuse
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
70,000 volts of electricity couldn’t kill Charlie Hill. It was opioids that did that. His struggle with opioids started when he was electrocuted at work in June 2010. His widow Glenda... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Group fights stigma of abusegreat man and a loving father,” Glenda said. “He never missed the kids’ activit
Group fights stigma of abuse
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
great man and a loving father,” Glenda said. “He never missed the kids’ activities and was always there for us.” Charlie, a Pekin resident, was working as an arborist when 70,000 volts of electricity twice coursed through him, resulting in burns on... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Goodfellas arson leads indictmentsA Pekin accused man accused of setting fire to a popular Pekin nightspot was in
Goodfellas arson leads indictments
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
A Pekin accused man accused of setting fire to a popular Pekin nightspot was indicted by a Tazewell County grand jury. Scott A. Sutherland, 34, of 800 Charlotte St., Apt. 3C, was charged with arson. Conviction carries a possible sentence of three to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Search for city manager to beginAfter nearly six months with the position vacant, the search for a new Pekin ci
Search for city manager to begin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
After nearly six months with the position vacant, the search for a new Pekin city manager to replace former City Manager Darin Girdler is finally underway. GovHR USA Vice President Karl Nollenberger will meet today and tomorrow with each member of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell County indictmentsPEKIN — A Pekin accused man accused of setting fire to a Pekin nightspot was in
Tazewell County indictments
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
PEKIN — A Pekin accused man accused of setting fire to a Pekin nightspot was indicted by a Tazewell County grand jury. Scott A. Sutherland, 34, of 800 Charlotte St., Apt. 3C, was charged with arson. Conviction carries a possible sentence of three to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June 26 in Journal Star sports historyMcNamara. 25 YEARS AGO The East Peoria Avanti’s women’s fastpitch softball tea
June 26 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
McNamara. 25 YEARS AGO The East Peoria Avanti’s women’s fastpitch softball team sweeps a pair of games from the Melton Pekin Lettes, 6-4 and 8-0. Leanne Bonifas triples and drives in three runs in the opener. Kathy Richards pitches a two-hitter... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
From the History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Why they called the private ‘Major’ Twice before in this column space, we have spotlighted the life and death of
From the History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Why they called the private ‘Major’
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Twice before in this column space, we have spotlighted the life and death of one of Pekin’s co-founders, Major Isaac Perkins, who was killed in the battle known as... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bradley University graduatesN. Lewis. Dunlap: Amanda M. Kessler. East Peoria: Andrea N. Lemon and Lisa S.
Bradley University graduates
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
N. Lewis. Dunlap: Amanda M. Kessler. East Peoria: Andrea N. Lemon and Lisa S. Smith. Morton: Kristin T. Rinkenberger. Pekin: Jacquelyn K. Johnson and Molly E. Shock. Peoria: Hind A. Aldossary, Timir J. Bharucha, Carly N. Emken, Sean P.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Duvall: Winds of coaching change blow this summergraduates, but Brimfield is expected seven varsity players from a team that wen
Duvall: Winds of coaching change blow this summer
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
graduates, but Brimfield is expected seven varsity players from a team that went 28-7 and made the 1A Elite Eight. Pekin: Skip Penning will be named the next Dragons softball coach pending school approval on Monday. Penning spent the last... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
City of Pekin to undergo cleanup; Beautification efforts underway in downtown and other areas It’s time to trim trees and clear away brush and garbage to make Pekin shine.
City of Pekin to undergo cleanup; Beautification efforts underway in downtown and other areas
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
It’s time to trim trees and clear away brush and garbage to make Pekin shine. Pekin Interim City Manager Sarah Newcomb said the city and Pekin Main Street... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin's Court Street revamp faces uncertainty; Budget impasse forcing IDOT to shut down projects Hopes that long-awaited repairs to Court Street in Pekin may be dashed becaus
Pekin's Court Street revamp faces uncertainty; Budget impasse forcing IDOT to shut down projects
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Hopes that long-awaited repairs to Court Street in Pekin may be dashed because of the state’s budget impasse. The Illinois Department of Transportation... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Beverly PattersonBeverly Joann Patterson, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 2
Beverly Patterson
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Beverly Joann Patterson, 80, of Pekin, passed away at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016, at Pekin Manor. Born Dec. 18, 1935, in East Peoria to Henry and Lucille Chapman Worton, she married Harley F. Patterson Feb. 20, 1954. He died March of 2007 in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Stormwater fees still undeterminedPekin residents will get an opportunity to hear about new stormwater fees once
Stormwater fees still undetermined
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Pekin residents will get an opportunity to hear about new stormwater fees once public hearings are scheduled. Implementation of the fees was tabled at the June 13 City Council meeting after council members decided it would be best to hold public... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding storiesopen to the public, but we still decided to go to Jamaica and get married on th
Brides & Bouquets: Memory making wedding stories
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
open to the public, but we still decided to go to Jamaica and get married on the beach May 26, 2016. — Suzi and Dave Ogle, Pekin PHOTOGRAPHER TAKES THE PLUNGE AT WEDDING Even though my wife and I were married several years ago, the story of the... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Severe Weather LIVE blog for Thursday afternoonrapidly and now appear to be transitioning to a heavy downpour type of storm. S
Severe Weather LIVE blog for Thursday afternoon
WLKY Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
rapidly and now appear to be transitioning to a heavy downpour type of storm. Still a possibility of severe storms. 4:20 Pekin, IN Nickel size hail. 4:19 Unconfirmed report of a brief tornado touchdown in Washington CO., IN a little while ago.... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Severe Thunderstorm WarningTO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. * LO
Severe Thunderstorm Warning
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
TO VEHICLES IS EXPECTED. EXPECT WIND DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SALEM...NEW PEKIN...NEW PHILADELPHIA...CANTON...SMEDLEY...SOUTH BOSTON... HITCHCOCK...FARABEE AND HARRISTOWN. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Tornado WarningDAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY. * L
Tornado Warning
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
DAMAGE TO ROOFS...WINDOWS...AND VEHICLES WILL OCCUR. TREE DAMAGE IS LIKELY. * LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... SALEM...NEW PEKIN...BECKS MILL...CANTON...SOUTH BOSTON...HITCHCOCK... FARABEE...HARRISTOWN AND SHORTS CORNER. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
Ohio 741 reopens in Warren County; tornado not suspectedUPDATE @ 11:04 a.m. Around 11 a.m., Ohio 741 was reopened in the area of Ryan
Ohio 741 reopens in Warren County; tornado not suspected
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 7 days ago
UPDATE @ 11:04 a.m. Around 11 a.m., Ohio 741 was reopened in the area of Ryan and Pekin roads after multiple trees were downed. The National Weather Service said in coordination with Warren County Emergency Management, it’s believed the damage in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Mason City man charged in stabbingA Mason City man was charged Tuesday in Tazewell County Court in connection wit
Mason City man charged in stabbing
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
A Mason City man was charged Tuesday in Tazewell County Court in connection with the stabbing of a man in Pekin Housing. Pekin police were dispatched to the 1900 block of Market Street on June 19 in response to a fight involving a knife. When... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Happening TodayPeoria. Admission is free. Zoomobile The Peoria Zoomobile will present a prog
Happening Today
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Peoria. Admission is free. Zoomobile The Peoria Zoomobile will present a program on animal habitats at 2 p.m. at the Pekin Public Library, 301 S. Fourth St., Pekin. For more information, call 347-7111, ext. 3. Book gossip Stop by the Eureka... Read more
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Northumberland Today
A barbecued duck recipe to try on the grillfrom an Island named Magret? Anyway I looked it up. So, a Magret Duck is usual
A barbecued duck recipe to try on the grill
Northumberland Today / Posted 8 days ago
from an Island named Magret? Anyway I looked it up. So, a Magret Duck is usually a cross between a Musovey drake and a Pekin hen; this cross is called a Moulard and is the duck used to produce duck foie gras. Because of the force feeding to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
County cheers Courthouse at 100include photos of county judges and bar association members and uniform patches
County cheers Courthouse at 100
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
include photos of county judges and bar association members and uniform patches from the Tazewell County Sheriff’s Office, Pekin Police Department and other service agencies. Several other items, already fading from their place in this century’s... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PCHS projects progressingHeavy cranes and buzzing saws are changing the look of Pekin Community High Sch
PCHS projects progressing
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Heavy cranes and buzzing saws are changing the look of Pekin Community High School as District 303 continues health, life and safety projects that it sold bonds to fund two years ago. The west side of Memorial Stadium is getting a new look, just as... Read more
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Daily Mail
Girl says she wants to 'be like mommy and say bad words'purse and a wallet in one hand. In the brief, 14-second clip, which appears to
Girl says she wants to 'be like mommy and say bad words'
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
purse and a wallet in one hand. In the brief, 14-second clip, which appears to have been filmed in a store in Pekin, Illinois, the girl says she wants to 'be like mommy'. When a woman responds, 'You do? What do mommies do?' the young... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Woman facing charges for allegedly kicking a firemanPEORIA, Ill. -- A 46-year-old Pekin woman is out of jail Monday after allegedly
Woman facing charges for allegedly kicking a fireman
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 9 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- A 46-year-old Pekin woman is out of jail Monday after allegedly assaulting a firefighter who tried to help her. Pekin police responded Sunday to the 200 block of Park Ridge on reports of a female down. When police and firefighters... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local man in jail after stabbingPEKIN, Ill. -- What started out as a fight between two men at a barbeque in Pek
Local man in jail after stabbing
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 10 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- What started out as a fight between two men at a barbeque in Pekin ended in a stabbing. Police were called to Broadway Apartments in the Pekin Housing Authority just before 9:00 Sunday night. When they arrived, they found a victim... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Eras captured, released from Tazewell time capsuleconstruction began. Decorated note paper used by Union soldiers to write home d
Eras captured, released from Tazewell time capsule
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
construction began. Decorated note paper used by Union soldiers to write home during the Civil War. Program souvenirs of Pekin’s Free Street Fairs of 1899 and 1903 – “Come, bring your Family and Friends and You Won’t Regret It” was their slogan.... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Police reports for Monday, June 20, 2016Thursday; warrant – contempt; posted bond and given notice to appear in court.
Police reports for Monday, June 20, 2016
SaukValley.com / Posted 10 days ago
Thursday; warrant – contempt; posted bond and given notice to appear in court. Ogle County Sheriff Brian Graham, 31, of Pekin; Saturday; failure to appear; posted bond. Douglas L. Oppold, 39, of Stockton; 9:38 p.m. Friday, 17000 block of U.S.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell and Woodford felony case dispositionsJan. 11 to a concurrent term of six years in prison and $738 fine and court cos
Tazewell and Woodford felony case dispositions
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Jan. 11 to a concurrent term of six years in prison and $738 fine and court costs. • Nicole M. Sutton, 35, 1314 South St., Pekin; convicted of two counts of unlawful possession of a controlled substance; sentenced Jan. 8 to 15 days of periodic... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Possumhaw: A hard truthme to think of the six that once made their home on the Prairie lake. I pride m
Possumhaw: A hard truth
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 10 days ago
me to think of the six that once made their home on the Prairie lake. I pride myself in the longevity of my pets. However, Pekin ducks are particularly hard to protect through the dark, lonely night of the Prairie, where coyotes howl and owls with... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
History cycling event slatedyou’re an avid cyclist or you have to dust off your banana seat, it’s time to g
History cycling event slated
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
you’re an avid cyclist or you have to dust off your banana seat, it’s time to get the wheels turning. The first ever free Pekin History Cycling Event will start from the Pavilion on the lagoon in Mineral Springs Park, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Led by Pekin... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Peoria-area lawmakers move area legislation forward during contentious sessionPassed House 114-0.What's next: Awaits final Senate vote.Legislation: SB 2863Wh
Peoria-area lawmakers move area legislation forward during contentious session
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
Passed House 114-0.What's next: Awaits final Senate vote.Legislation: SB 2863What it would do: Makes it easier for Pekin Community High School (and other schools) to sell houses built by vocational education classes via a Realtor rather... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Despite budget woes, area lawmakers point to progress at state Capitola house must sell that dwelling via a property auction rather than through a Re
Despite budget woes, area lawmakers point to progress at state Capitol
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
a house must sell that dwelling via a property auction rather than through a Realtor. It was sparked by a request from Pekin Community High School. Though it has statewide impact, a measure Unes sponsored would also aid two local community... Read more
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