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The Pekin Daily Times
Tremont beats heat, rival teamsmeet. They were followed by the Washington Water Jets (909), host Morton Otters
Tremont beats heat, rival teams
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted an hour ago
meet. They were followed by the Washington Water Jets (909), host Morton Otters (873), East Peoria Sonic Waves (475) and Pekin Water Dragons (148) in the five-team field. Nearly 300 swimmers ages 5-18 competed in 84 age-group events in two... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Morton considers library cards for non-resident students sharris@pekintimes.com Posted Jul. 25, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:28 PM M
Morton considers library cards for non-resident students
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted an hour ago
sharris@pekintimes.com Posted Jul. 25, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:28 PM Morton Community Unit School District 709 is working with the Morton Public Library to provide free library cards... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Videos offer powerful view of heroin epidemicPEKIN — For the next six weeks, Pekin police will roll out videos they hope sho
Videos offer powerful view of heroin epidemic
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 hours ago
PEKIN — For the next six weeks, Pekin police will roll out videos they hope show the human side of heroin addiction "None of these people are working off a case. They are all volunteers. The first one is a mother who lost her son to heroin. Another... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Honoring those who have servedWe must stand up and fight together to stop this tragedy of our Veterans and Ac
Honoring those who have served
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 hours ago
We must stand up and fight together to stop this tragedy of our Veterans and Active Duty Military Personnel taking their own lives, and we must start speaking up to let them know that they are not alone. I stand for the 22, do you? Donna Rippey, Pe... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 25 in Journal Star sports historySPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Illinois Furniture baseball team overcomes
July 25 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 hours ago
SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Illinois Furniture baseball team overcomes a three-run deficit for a 7-4 triumph over Pekin Farmers Insurance in a Journal Star Prep League game at Bradley Park. Illinois Furniture takes the lead with a five-run... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 24 in Journal Star sports historyHISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Canton-Farmington Merchants baseball team, led by
July 24 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Canton-Farmington Merchants baseball team, led by the pitching of Terry Dagit, downs the Pekin Merchants 4-0 in Sunday Morning League play. Dagit tosses a three-hitter and fans nine. Jim Anderson singles in a pair... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
June restaurant inspection scores releasedKitchen Store, 110 N. Main St., Washington Northern Tazewell Recreation Associ
June restaurant inspection scores released
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Kitchen Store, 110 N. Main St., Washington Northern Tazewell Recreation Association, 300 Caroline St., Washington Pekin Manor/Liberty Village, 1520 El Camino Drive, Pekin PSC No. 2 West Quad, 320 Koch St., Pekin Quail Meadows Golf... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Ronald Maurer81, of rural Delavan, passed away at 10:38 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Hop
Ronald Maurer
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
81, of rural Delavan, passed away at 10:38 p.m. Thursday, July 21, 2016, at Hopedale Hospital. He was born Aug. 3, 1934, in Pekin to Ben L. and Mary J. Weihmeir Maurer. He married Carol J. Carmean Dec. 22, 1956, in Clinton. Surviving are his wife of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Olympic champ and coach brings runners to Detweiller at DarkGlann of North Newton, Kan., won the 3-mile female open in 19:03. That won by 4
Olympic champ and coach brings runners to Detweiller at Dark
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Glann of North Newton, Kan., won the 3-mile female open in 19:03. That won by 49 seconds over Jayza Riley of Pekin. Clayton Mendez of Chicago Whitney Young won the 3-mile high school boys race in 15:09. Sarah Leinheiser led a top-two... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: The naming of Tazewell County All available records indicate that when the founders of Pekin gave their tow
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: The naming of Tazewell County
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
All available records indicate that when the founders of Pekin gave their town its name in 1830, they had in mind the renowned Chinese city of Peking (Beijing). Their... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Verdict on former East Peoria football coach will be mailed out next week Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 7:29 PM PEKIN — A former East Peoria football coach
Verdict on former East Peoria football coach will be mailed out next week
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Jul. 22, 2016 at 7:29 PM PEKIN — A former East Peoria football coach who is accused of spending money that was supposed to go to the high school will have to wait to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin District 108 goes to online registrationPekin District 108 Assistant Superintendent Leonard Ealey said parents are happ
Pekin District 108 goes to online registration
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pekin District 108 Assistant Superintendent Leonard Ealey said parents are happy that the district no longer requires them to come to the schools to register their children. This is the first year the district has used online registration. “We’ve... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Detweiller at Dark: An American ExclusiveGlann of North Newton, Kan., won the 3-mile female open in 19:03. That won by 4
Detweiller at Dark: An American Exclusive
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Glann of North Newton, Kan., won the 3-mile female open in 19:03. That won by 49 seconds over Jayza Riley of Pekin. Clayton Mendez of Chicago Whitney Young won the 3-mile high school boys race in 15:09. Sarah Leinheiser led a top-two... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mackinaw man pleads guilty to federal heroin distribution chargesentenced Nov. 21 by Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Mihm. He was accused o
Mackinaw man pleads guilty to federal heroin distribution charge
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
sentenced Nov. 21 by Senior U.S. District Judge Michael Mihm. He was accused of selling $40 worth of heroin to a woman in Pekin, according to federal court records. On Feb. 25, Pekin police were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of South... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Evan Bayh seeking re-election for US Senateafternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentu
Evan Bayh seeking re-election for US Senate
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Friday afternoon storms cause damage, power outage in Murray, KYafternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentu
Friday afternoon storms cause damage, power outage in Murray, KY
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Man arrested for starting a fire in a Paducah hotelafternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentu
Man arrested for starting a fire in a Paducah hotel
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
EXCLUSIVE: Father of missing Evansville girl devastated he can't help look for daughterafternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentu
EXCLUSIVE: Father of missing Evansville girl devastated he can't help look for daughter
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
75-old woman shoots suspect after being beaten and robbed at her homeafternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentu
75-old woman shoots suspect after being beaten and robbed at her home
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. Black bear spotted in Kentucky & IndianaBlack bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Black bear spotted in Kentucky & Indianaafternoon. A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Bann
Black bear spotted in Kentucky & Indiana
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
afternoon. A black bear was spotted in Pekin, Ind. (Source: ISP & Green Banner Publications Facebook page) A black bear, it's unclear if it is the same one, was... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 22 in Journal Star sports historya 79. ■ The Peoria American Legion baseball team has a 16-game winning streak
July 22 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
a 79. ■ The Peoria American Legion baseball team has a 16-game winning streak entering the 16th District tournament in Pekin. Post 2 has a 36-9 season record and averages nine runs per game under ninth-year manager John Dyke. Mario Haifa is... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Police in N. Vernon, Indiana searching for thieves who burglarized Eagles Lodgeman charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felon
Police in N. Vernon, Indiana searching for thieves who burglarized Eagles Lodge
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
man charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felony meth possession Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was pulled over on East Bethel Road by Indiana State Police for a traffic violation. Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Naked woman leads Bardstown Police on brief chaseman charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felon
Naked woman leads Bardstown Police on brief chase
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
man charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felony meth possession Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was pulled over on East Bethel Road by Indiana State Police for a traffic violation. Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Black bear spotted in Pekin, Ind.PEKIN, Ind. (WHAS 11)--There has been another black bear sighting in Southern I
Black bear spotted in Pekin, Ind.
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
PEKIN, Ind. (WHAS 11)--There has been another black bear sighting in Southern Indiana this time in Pekin. The black bear was roaming around near Hwy 60 and Voyles Road. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources believes this may be the same bear... Read more
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WLKY Louisville
Washington County officials track black bear near PekinThe Washington County Sheriff's Department says the black bear has been spotted
Washington County officials track black bear near Pekin
WLKY Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
The Washington County Sheriff's Department says the black bear has been spotted Friday morning just south of Pekin. Officials said they are trying to prevent the bear from entering the downtown area. It was last seen just north of Voyles Road along... Read more
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FOX 41 Louisville
Louisville man accused of sexually assaulting unconscious womanman charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felon
Louisville man accused of sexually assaulting unconscious woman
FOX 41 Louisville / Posted 3 days ago
man charged with felony meth possessionWashington County man charged with felony meth possession Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was pulled over on East Bethel Road by Indiana State Police for a traffic violation. Nathan Blake, 39, of Pekin, was... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Area man sets aside more than 200 acres for wildlife B&B Pekin Daily Times Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:40 PM Ken De
Area man sets aside more than 200 acres for wildlife B&B
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Pekin Daily Times Posted Jul. 21, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:40 PM Ken DeSutter’s 209-acre property near Manito isn’t the typical bed and breakfast. Instead of a quaint lodging... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without one1, which Superintendent Eric Heath said gives the district a few weeks to make
No physical exam? PPS students can't start school without one
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
1, which Superintendent Eric Heath said gives the district a few weeks to make sure families meet the Oct. 15 deadline. At Pekin Community High School, the deadline is Aug. 11, though school does not begin until Aug. 19. Students must have exams... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Local Planned Parenthood locations to offer hormone therapyIll. -- Local Planned Parenthood locations are expanding their services to tran
Local Planned Parenthood locations to offer hormone therapy
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
Ill. -- Local Planned Parenthood locations are expanding their services to transgender patients. Centers in Peoria, Pekin, and Bloomington will offer both preventive care and hormone therapy to people who are transitioning. For patients... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Brakettes expect Good debut Fridayteam fashioned an 8-0 record on their Midwest road trip last week. The team als
Brakettes expect Good debut Friday
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
team fashioned an 8-0 record on their Midwest road trip last week. The team also captured the championship of the City of Pekin National Invitational. In addition to Good, Stratton received more good news Thursday when pitching ace Brandice... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collargovernments, struck a new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collar
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
governments, struck a new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. For consumers in Peoria, Metamora, Pekin, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Peoria and Tazewell counties, that rate is now 6.007 cents/kWh, up from 4.746... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collarstruck a new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. Page 2 o
Higher utility bills have Ameren customers hot under the collar
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
struck a new deal with slightly higher rates that took effect June 1. Page 2 of 2 - For consumers in Peoria, Metamora, Pekin, Peoria Heights, East Peoria and Peoria and Tazewell counties, that rate is now 6.007 cents/kWh, up from 4.746... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 21 in Journal Star sports historyJULY 21 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Pekin Lettes women’
July 21 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
JULY 21 IN JOURNAL STAR SPORTS HISTORY 50 YEARS AGO ■ The Pekin Lettes women’s softball team jumps out to a four-run lead in the first inning and goes on to a 10-2 victory over the host Kewanee Ball Hawks. Marlys Taber, Ann Mullins and Joan Nelson... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Christmas in July and Concert on the Square tonight in Pekin PEKIN — There is a Christmas in July and Concert on The Square on The Tazewel
Christmas in July and Concert on the Square tonight in Pekin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
PEKIN — There is a Christmas in July and Concert on The Square on The Tazewell County Courthouse on July 21 at 6:30 p.m. The musician this month is Rick Gutierrez and we will have a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Man accused of failure to register as a murdererand possession of MDMA (Ecstasy). * Debbie A. Wilson, also known as Deborah A.
Man accused of failure to register as a murderer
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
and possession of MDMA (Ecstasy). * Debbie A. Wilson, also known as Deborah A. Watson, 48, 1104 Eisenhower Drive, Apt. A, Pekin; aggravated battery and reckless conduct. * Rodregas Tillman Jr., 37, 417 S. Western Ave.; possession of a weapon by a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Bridge repair is needed but funding is scarcePEKIN — Bridges are the structures that bring families together. They allow bus
Bridge repair is needed but funding is scarce
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
PEKIN — Bridges are the structures that bring families together. They allow businesses to flourish and help farmers bring produce to market. Yet both locally and nationally, bridges are some of the most neglected pieces of America’s... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former coach says he gave, not took from East Peoria footballhe’ll then review the trial’s evidence and his notes before reaching his verdic
Former coach says he gave, not took from East Peoria football
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
he’ll then review the trial’s evidence and his notes before reaching his verdict at a future date. Martin, 38, formerly of Pekin, is charged in four theft counts with diverting money raised by school-authorized fund raisers into a private account... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Man indicted for failure to register as a murdererand possession of MDMA (Ecstasy). * Debbie A. Wilson, also known as Deborah A.
Man indicted for failure to register as a murderer
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
and possession of MDMA (Ecstasy). * Debbie A. Wilson, also known as Deborah A. Watson, 48, 1104 Eisenhower Drive, Apt. A, Pekin; aggravated battery and reckless conduct. * Rodregas Tillman, Jr., 37, 417 S. Western Ave.; possession of a weapon by... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Golfing buddies in their 90s stay active on the linksPeorian and 1940 graduate of Spalding Institute. Porter, who owned his own insu
Golfing buddies in their 90s stay active on the links
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Peorian and 1940 graduate of Spalding Institute. Porter, who owned his own insurance agency for 30 years, grew up in Pekin, but spent much of his life in Alaska before moving back to Peoria in 2007. “When I came back to Peoria, I lived in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Two charged with shooting at EP housePEKIN — Evidence from their own social media posts led to charges filed Tuesday
Two charged with shooting at EP house
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
PEKIN — Evidence from their own social media posts led to charges filed Tuesday against two men for allegedly shooting into an East Peoria house. No one was injured by the two shots fired late Friday night into the home at 542 Chicago St. Tyler... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
July 20 in Journal Star sports historyValley Conference third baseman for Bradley’s NCAA playoff team in 1968, McDona
July 20 in Journal Star sports history
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Valley Conference third baseman for Bradley’s NCAA playoff team in 1968, McDonald succeeds Wendell Good. McDonald, from Pekin, was a catcher in the St. Louis Cardinals organization, making it as high as Arkansas in the Class AA Texas League. He... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Terry BrecherTerry S. Brecher, 72, of Pekin, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at his re
Terry Brecher
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Terry S. Brecher, 72, of Pekin, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, at his residence. He was born May 5, 1944, in Pekin to Alfred and Norma Arnett Brecher. Terry is survived by his mother, Norma Brecher of Pekin; daughters, Christine (Bart) Conner... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Kristie Dunlapaway at 10:35 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital i
Kristie Dunlap
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
away at 10:35 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She was born Sept. 28, 1949, in Pekin to Donald I. and Doris M. Penning Dorsey. She married Michael S. Dunlap Nov. 19, 1981, in Pekin, and he survives. Also... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Local 4-H festivals returning soonapproaching. The annual Tazewell County 4-H Show and Junior Fair will take plac
Local 4-H festivals returning soon
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
approaching. The annual Tazewell County 4-H Show and Junior Fair will take place Aug. 1-3 at Mineral Springs Park in Pekin. As is always the case, this year’s fair will give members of 4-H — ages 8-18 — the opportunity to showcase their... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Theft evidence mounts against former EP coachrevealed his alleged thefts, said East Peoria Community High School Superintend
Theft evidence mounts against former EP coach
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
revealed his alleged thefts, said East Peoria Community High School Superintendent Chuck Nagel. Martin, 38, formerly of Pekin, faces up to seven years in prison if he’s convicted in his bench trial of four felony theft charges. It began Monday... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
heat watch extended into SaturdayTHE CITIES...
heat watch extended into Saturday
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
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Peoria Journal Star
3D Xtreme team gives young archers a shot at scholarshipsshowing up at shoots. It’s just kind of domino-ed from that point on.” Some me
3D Xtreme team gives young archers a shot at scholarships
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
showing up at shoots. It’s just kind of domino-ed from that point on.” Some members of the area group are from Canton, Pekin and Princeville. “The majority of our kids are from Fulton County, but we’re in probably a 45 to 50-mile radius,”... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Former East Peoria football coach on trial for theftwere clear.Tazewell County Circuit Judge Paul Gilfillan will hear from perhaps
Former East Peoria football coach on trial for theft
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
were clear.Tazewell County Circuit Judge Paul Gilfillan will hear from perhaps a dozen witnesses. Martin, 38, formerly of Pekin, is accused of siphoning away at least $24,000 in funds intended only for student activities over seven years before he... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Man who donated van needs help in cancer battlewith a desire to help a family in need. Posted on the wall nearby was a flyer f
Man who donated van needs help in cancer battle
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
with a desire to help a family in need. Posted on the wall nearby was a flyer for a fundraiser for Bradley Alexander, a Pekin boy born with cerebral palsy. Bachman read about the 13 year old who was unable to walk and was confined to a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Movie showing set for Riverfrontit also usually means that a lovely summer night is spent inside. This Friday,
Movie showing set for Riverfront
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 days ago
it also usually means that a lovely summer night is spent inside. This Friday, however, won’t be the case. Kiwanis Club of Pekin will host a free Riverfront Movie Night at 7 p.m. Friday at Riverfront Park. The popular Disney film “Zootopia” will be... Read more
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