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Peoria Journal Star
2017 Journal Star high school volleyball previewHunter Griffith. Three-year letter winners Peyton Bowman and Cora Vyhnanek are
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Hunter Griffith. Three-year letter winners Peyton Bowman and Cora Vyhnanek are back in the mix. 2. Following history Pekin won its first regional championship since 1996 last season. The Dragons started the year 24-0-1 to set a school record... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
BOYS' GOLF: EHS finishes third at Quincy InvitationalNotre Dame won the tournament for the third straight year with a score of 379 w
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 hours ago
Notre Dame won the tournament for the third straight year with a score of 379 while Quincy High School was second at 395. Pekin (401) and O’Fallon (420) rounded out the top five. Tyrell’s score was good for ninth place individually while... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Announcements of upcoming items at area churchesand grief support groups meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist C
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 hours ago
and grief support groups meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays at First Baptist Church, 700 S. Capitol St., Pekin. For information, call 347-5965. RE: Generation recovery support group meets from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays at... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Beloved pet returns home, thanks to dogged police workposting, according to police. She said she’d picked up the dog sometime betwee
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 hours ago
posting, according to police. She said she’d picked up the dog sometime between June 7 and June 14. She took the dog to a Pekin vet for a rabies shot July 11, then registered the dog with PCAPS July 14. Why the wait? She told the officer “she did... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
SCORES: High school football scores for Week 17 Vincennes 41, Owen Valley 14 W. Lafayette 40, Tri-West 10 W. Noble 32, Cen
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted yesterday
7 Vincennes 41, Owen Valley 14 W. Lafayette 40, Tri-West 10 W. Noble 32, Central Noble 14 W. Washington 8, Eastern (Pekin) 6 Warren Central 27, Center Grove 24 Warsaw 21, Columbia City 6 Wawasee 53, Lakeland 34 Western Boone 19, Sheridan... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
First day of school eclipsed by solar eventa very unique experience to have on the first day of school,” said Byron Sondge
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
a very unique experience to have on the first day of school,” said Byron Sondgeroth, superintendent of North Pekin/Marquette Heights School District, a pre-K to eighth-grade district in Tazewell County. “When we set the calendar last... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2017 Peoria area prep golf previewKomosa Journal Star sports reporter FIVE THINGS TO WATCH 1. Freshman phenom
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Komosa Journal Star sports reporter FIVE THINGS TO WATCH 1. Freshman phenom Mason Minkel, son of five-time Pekin Men's City tournament champion Curt Minkel, is a freshman at Pekin High and will look to use his middle school success... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2017 Peoria area prep girls tennis previewsingles champ, then had a 1-2 record at the state tournament. Other contenders
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
singles champ, then had a 1-2 record at the state tournament. Other contenders could be Notre Dame junior Maria Coulter and Pekin senior Jaclyn Mulvey. 2. Who challenges Morton? Last year, the Potters won their sixth straight Mid-Illini title,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria Realtors raffle Tiny Home to support holiday food programcontinental United States. The Tiny Home will be on display Thursday through A
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
continental United States. The Tiny Home will be on display Thursday through Aug. 26 at Dunlap Days, Sept. 8 to 10 at the Pekin Marigold Festival, and Sept. 16 at the Food Frenzy at Heritage Square in Peoria Heights. Raffle tickets will be on sale... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Eclipse a memorable event, but caution is urgedBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com The partial ecli
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com The partial eclipse of the sun on Monday will be a memorable event for those who have never seen one, but a local doctor is urging people to heed the warnings not to view it without... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Lead risks for Tazewell children low, but still presentBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County is a neighbor to other
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County is a neighbor to other counties with some of the highest levels of lead found in children in the state, but its own numbers are lower. Tazewell ranks near the bottom quarter of the state’s 102... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Aug. 18, 2017COUNTY 127 Cherry Lane, Washington, Scott A. and Heather R. Long to Derek Shaw
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
COUNTY 127 Cherry Lane, Washington, Scott A. and Heather R. Long to Derek Shaw, $84,100. 1001 Illinois St., Pekin, Vada L. Brown to Frederick W. Meyer and Frederick W. Meyer II, $85,000. 1700 N. 11th St., Pekin, Carolyn A. Wolfer to... Read more
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The Border Mail
Ballarat Cup fashions of the past | 2010-2013Rickard, Andy Mah. 2010 - Aleisha Anderson, Michelle Coffey. 2010 - Hal Salte
The Border Mail / Posted yesterday
Rickard, Andy Mah. 2010 - Aleisha Anderson, Michelle Coffey. 2010 - Hal Salter. 2010 - Max Graham, Bernice Graham, Leona Pekin, Mary Darcy. 2010 - Jessica Holmes, Janelle Yates. 2010 - Rowie Leslie, Cheyenne Labas, Hannah Quinlan, Ben... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mapleton fire displaces about a dozen people; one reportedly sent to hospitalstarted in Apt. 20 and spread to at least one other apartment. Tuttle believes
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
started in Apt. 20 and spread to at least one other apartment. Tuttle believes one person was taken to UnityPoint Health-Pekin. Another 10 to 12 people reportedly were displaced by the fire, and the Red Cross was called to assist them. Tuttle... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Daily Times seeks full-time sports editor/reporter Times News Group is seeking a full-time sports editor/reporter for its newsro
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Times News Group is seeking a full-time sports editor/reporter for its newsroom. This highly motivated digital reporter with sports journalism experience will coordinate the sports for a 9:30... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin firefighters deliver family 'miracle'Firefighters deliver family ‘miracle’ By Michael Smothers Pekin Daily Times
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Firefighters deliver family ‘miracle’ By Michael Smothers Pekin Daily Times msmothers@timestoday.com Mike Isenberg had no possessions of his late father, a former Pekin firefighter, only bittersweet memories. His daughter, Bridget, barely knew... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin firefighters deliver family 'miracle'Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Mike Isenberg had no possess
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Mike Isenberg had no possessions of his late father, a former Pekin firefighter, only bittersweet memories. His daughter, Bridget, barely knew the man. The three came together this month, in a way... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
NewsFirefighters deliver family ‘miracle’ By Michael Smothers Pekin Daily Times
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Firefighters deliver family ‘miracle’ By Michael Smothers Pekin Daily Times msmothers@timestoday.com Mike Isenberg had no possessions of his late father, a former Pekin firefighter, only bittersweet memories. His daughter, Bridget, barely knew... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin Men's City quarterfinals set Friday at Lick CreekPEKIN — The 82nd annual Pekin Men's City golf tournament will have promising qu
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN — The 82nd annual Pekin Men's City golf tournament will have promising quarterfinal matches in store at Lick Creek Golf Course on Friday. Seven-time tournament champion Ed Whitaker takes on J.T. Ramsey, while Brandon Ferree meets Mike Dralle... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Rural transit's transition from Peoria County to CityLink is underwayearlier this year, to handle grants relating to the county’s rural transit serv
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
earlier this year, to handle grants relating to the county’s rural transit service. Rothert, now an employee of the city of Pekin, will handle the work as a contract employee. County Administrator Scott Sorrel said Rothert's grant-reporting work... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming garden related programs in central IllinoisFall." Seminar is free and open to the public. For information, call Kathie Pic
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Fall." Seminar is free and open to the public. For information, call Kathie Pickering at 219-5787. Hosta Society banquet PEKIN — The Central Illinois Hosta Society will host its annual banquet on Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Pekin Country Club, 310... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin drivers be warned: School students and buses returnBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times The calendar may say one more month of
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times The calendar may say one more month of summer remains, but the rules of the road take priority beginning Monday, when the city’s public grade schools open for the year. While classes begin Friday at Pekin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin Community High School unveils advanced technology librarySharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Pekin Community Hig
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Pekin Community High School students and faculty now have a 21st Century library with all of the technological bells and whistles. The library, now known as the Learning Commons, was... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Community High School unveils advanced technology librarySharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Pekin Community Hig
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Pekin Community High School students and faculty now have a 21st Century library with all of the technological bells and whistles. The library, now known as the Learning Commons, was... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Elmwood and Princeville girls win livestock 'super bowl' at Illinois State Fairto the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
to the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the University of Illinois Extension office in Pekin, likened the process to a beauty pageant. It's a nerve-wracking process as it involves a large number of animals with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Elmwood girl wins livestock 'super bowl,' and Princeville girl also a star at state fairto the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
to the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the University of Illinois Extension office in Pekin, likened the process to a beauty pageant. It's a nerve-wracking process as it involves a large number of animals with... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Status quo at Peoria-area Applebee's, IHOP restaurantsthat are performing better," Lenow said. Lenow also told Nick in the Morning t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
that are performing better," Lenow said. Lenow also told Nick in the Morning there is no official change in the status of Applebee's locations in the Journal Star area. Applebee's are located in East Peoria, Galesburg, Pekin, Peori... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Elmwood girl wins livestock 'super bowl,' and Princeville girl also a star at state fairto the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
to the judges. Anita Wilkinson, the communications project coordinator with the University of Illinois Extension office in Pekin, likened the process to a beauty pageant. It's a nerve-wracking process as it involves a large number of animals with... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Council approves parking trial and moreBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. In a 7-0 vote
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. In a 7-0 vote at Monday’s meeting, the Pekin City Council approved a six-month moratorium on parking time limits in downtown Pekin. Pekin City Manager Tony Carson met with local... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria man accused of choking, punching Pekin girlfriendMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Peoria man could be sent t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Peoria man could be sent to prison if he’s convicted of choking his Pekin girlfriend and breaking two bones in her face with a punch. Lawrence Smith, 44, will appear in Tazewell County court Sept.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Delaying baby's first bath can help them stay warm after birthSaint Francis Medical Center. Hospitals including St. Francis, UnityPoint Heal
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Saint Francis Medical Center. Hospitals including St. Francis, UnityPoint Health-Methodist and UnityPoint Health-Pekin are increasingly advising parents to wait up to 24 hours after birth to give babies their first baths. Some babies,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Council approves parking trial and moreBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. In a 7-0 vote
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. In a 7-0 vote at Monday’s meeting, the Pekin City Council approved a six-month moratorium on parking time limits in downtown Pekin. Pekin City Manager Tony Carson met with local... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Peoria Man allegedly chokes, punches Pekin womanBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily times A Peoria man could be sent to prison if
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily times A Peoria man could be sent to prison if he’s convicted of choking his Pekin girlfriend and breaking two bones in her face with a punch. Lawrence Smith, 44, will appear in court on Sept. 7 on two felony counts... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Status quo at Peoria-area IHOP restaurantsare performing better," Lenow said. Nick in the Morning has contacted Applebee
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
are performing better," Lenow said. Nick in the Morning has contacted Applebee's representatives regarding the status of that casual-dining chain's Journal Star-area locations. Applebee's are located in East Peoria, Galesburg, Pekin, Peoria and Pe... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Happy birthday, Scott AltmanAug. 15. It also is the 58th birthday of one Scott "Scooter" Altman, the only
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Aug. 15. It also is the 58th birthday of one Scott "Scooter" Altman, the only astronaut ever to have graduated from Pekin Community High School. He probably also is the only graduate of Pekin Community High School to have appeared with Tom... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin City Council puts Front Street on holdBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com The Pekin City C
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com The Pekin City Council on Monday voted 6-1 in favor of tabling an agreement for engineering and design improvements of Front Street. Councilman John Abel voted not to table the item.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Marigold Medallion cluemeister marks 30th yearBy Mike KramerTimes Correspondent Gary Gillis of Pekin, an Edward Jones financ
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
By Mike KramerTimes Correspondent Gary Gillis of Pekin, an Edward Jones financial advisor, dresses and comports himself in a manner that will inspire a client’s confidence in his professionalism and ability to offer sound fiscal guidance. But each... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Dinner costs jail, probation for Creve Coeur robberBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Chinese dinner will cost significantl
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Chinese dinner will cost significantly more than its $28 price for a Creve Coeur man, who chose robbery over payment. Antonio Geiler, 23, will serve two years of probation and about a month in jail, the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin tavern sells $700,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticketChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — The winn
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — The winning ticket for Monday's midday Lucky Day Lotto drawing, worth $700,000, was sold at Pottsie's Place, 303 Margaret St. The ticket, a Quick Pick selection, matched all five... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin tavern sells $700,000 winning Lucky Day Lotto ticketChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — The winn
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — The winning ticket for Monday's midday Lucky Day Lotto drawing, worth $700,000, was sold at Pottsie's Place, 303 Margaret St. The ticket, a Quick Pick selection, matched all five... Read more
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Louth Leader
Yarburgh pair dominate at Revesby Country Fair poultry showshow the previous weekend. The Betts from Yarborough won all the sections, exc
Louth Leader / Posted 6 days ago
show the previous weekend. The Betts from Yarborough won all the sections, except the rare breeds. • Champion: black Pekin bantam shown by Richard Bett, from Yarborough near Louth. • Reserve Champion: A birchenModern Game bantam, from... Read more
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Horncastle Today
Yarburgh pair dominate at Revesby Country Fair poultry showshow the previous weekend. The Betts from Yarborough won all the sections, exc
Horncastle Today / Posted 6 days ago
show the previous weekend. The Betts from Yarborough won all the sections, except the rare breeds. • Champion: black Pekin bantam shown by Richard Bett, from Yarborough near Louth. • Reserve Champion: A birchenModern Game bantam, from... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Champs still in line at Pekin Men's City golf tournamentSteve Stein of the Journal Star @SpartanSteve PEKIN — Defending champion Drake
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Steve Stein of the Journal Star @SpartanSteve PEKIN — Defending champion Drake Bushong and seven-time champion Ed Whitaker are alive and kicking in the 82nd annual Pekin Men's City golf tournament. Each won two matches over the weekend at Lick... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington declares 2-month moratorium on video gambling licensesbar to obtain a video gambling license. By state law, no more than five machine
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
bar to obtain a video gambling license. By state law, no more than five machines are allowed in a licensed establishment. Pekin has 149 video gambling machines. They're in 10 video gambling cafes and 23 of the city's 31 bars. The video gambling... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tilstra crowned 2017 Miss MarigoldBy Julie SchimmelpfennigTimes Correspondent Hope Tilstra will start her senior
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
By Julie SchimmelpfennigTimes Correspondent Hope Tilstra will start her senior year at Pekin Community High School as the 2017 Miss Marigold Queen. The 17-year-old’s name was announced during the 42nd Miss Marigold Pageant on Aug. 12 at F.M.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin traffic crashes reveal patternsMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois At Issue: Most of Pekin’s most dange
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois At Issue: Most of Pekin’s most dangerous intersections, in terms of crash counts, lie along Court Street as its traffic count and speed limits rise heading from the downtown area. Local Impact: The city’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Kisner, Matsuyama share lead at a dampened PGA Championshipand putting well, two elements missing from his game. "Just felt like the old
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
and putting well, two elements missing from his game. "Just felt like the old days," he said, "which is only last year." Pekin native D.A. Points, who was tied for third after the first day, shot a 2-over-par 73 on Friday. He had opened with a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Council to recognize explorers, consider parking change and Taser purchaseBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. The Pekin Cit
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com 1. The Pekin City Council on Monday will recognize the Pekin Police Explorers for its performance at the Illinois Law Enforcement Exploring Conference 2017. The explorers won five awards... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Police honored for cellphone ticket campaignBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Pekin’s police chief chuckled Friday as
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Pekin’s police chief chuckled Friday as he recalled the reply someone left on the department’s Facebook page to the warning that patrol officers would be out in force to ticket drivers using hand-held... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Aug. 11, 2017Briarbrook Drive, East Peoria, Larry J. and Robyn L. Harr to Jerry C. and Kathy
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
Briarbrook Drive, East Peoria, Larry J. and Robyn L. Harr to Jerry C. and Kathy L. Zuercher, $110,000. 910 Amanda St., Pekin, Gregory A. and Michele J. Simpkins to Romeo V. and Maria E. Kabatay, $114,500. 1417 West Shore Drive, Pekin, Kyle and... Read more
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