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The Pekin Daily Times
Future of Salvation Army’s Rust Center in community’s handsThe Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reopen in ap
Future of Salvation Army’s Rust Center in community’s hands
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
The Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reopen in approximately two weeks, but it will be up to the communities it serves to decide — through funding of the center — what services it will provide. The center was closed in... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Golden demeans Pekin Planning CommissionPekin Planning Commission President Bill Craig says it is time for the Pekin Ci
Golden demeans Pekin Planning Commission
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Pekin Planning Commission President Bill Craig says it is time for the Pekin City Council to “stand up to Mr. (Tim) Golden and stop his verbal bullying.” “During the City Council meeting on Aug. 22 Councilman Golden called members of the Pekin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin's Rust Transitional Center to reopen in about two weeksPEKIN — The Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reop
Pekin's Rust Transitional Center to reopen in about two weeks
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
PEKIN — The Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reopen in approximately two weeks, but it will be up to the communities it serves to decide, through funding of the center, what services it will provide. The center was... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin's Rust Transitional Center to reopen in about two weeks but community support will determine services it providesPEKIN — The Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reop
Pekin's Rust Transitional Center to reopen in about two weeks but community support will determine services it provides
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
PEKIN — The Pekin Salvation Army’s Harold J. Rust Transitional Center will reopen in approximately two weeks, but it will be up to the communities it serves to decide, through funding of the center, what services it will provide. The center was... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Panthers, Warriors open at WACO tourneyWAYLAND — The Pekin and Van Buren volleyball teams opened the 2016 regular seas
Panthers, Warriors open at WACO tourney
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 16 hours ago
WAYLAND — The Pekin and Van Buren volleyball teams opened the 2016 regular season with a tournament at WACO High School on Monday. The Panthers played in Pool B of the tournament along with Wapello, West Burlington and Sigourney. Pekin fell 21-17,... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Cedar Creek Watershed open house Sept. 2— The Cedar Creek Watershed and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wi
Cedar Creek Watershed open house Sept. 2
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 16 hours ago
— The Cedar Creek Watershed and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host an open house from 9-11 a.m. Sept. 2 at the east end of the Pekin High School FFA plots north of the school along the highway. The Pekin FFA Chapter... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Brandon Bickettare his parents, Tom (Janice) Bickett of Tiskilwa and Kelley Bickett of Princet
Brandon Bickett
Bureau County Republican / Posted 20 hours ago
are his parents, Tom (Janice) Bickett of Tiskilwa and Kelley Bickett of Princeton; his mother, Stacy Larabee of Pekin; two brothers, Adam (Malinda) Bickett of Wyanet and Noah Bickett of Tiskilwa; one sister, Elaina Bickett of Princeton;... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plantis clearly ineffective. The court has done its job well in holding Dynegy accou
Federal judge rules against Edwards coal-fired energy plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 20 hours ago
is clearly ineffective. The court has done its job well in holding Dynegy accountable for the harm it has done. Peoria, Pekin and Bartonville families have a right to air that is safe to breathe. "This ruling is a much-needed step in the right... Read more
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The Williamsport Sun-Gazette
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spiritbe able to double that when we're fully operational," Bishop said. Bishop, a n
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spirit
The Williamsport Sun-Gazette / Posted yesterday
be able to double that when we're fully operational," Bishop said. Bishop, a native of the Washington County town of Pekin, has been distilling for more than a decade, commercially and home moonshining with his father, Dale Bishop. He brings... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plantis clearly ineffective. The court has done its job well in holding Dynegy accou
Federal judge sides with environmentalists in lawsuit against Edwards coal plant
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
is clearly ineffective. The court has done its job well in holding Dynegy accountable for the harm it has done. Peoria, Pekin and Bartonville families have a right to air that is safe to breathe. "This ruling is a much-needed step in the right... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
area high school girls swimming season previewIM, 16th at state 100 fly; Emily Smith, jr. (Dunlap Co-op) SoY finalist, 37th a
area high school girls swimming season preview
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
IM, 16th at state 100 fly; Emily Smith, jr. (Dunlap Co-op) SoY finalist, 37th at state in 100 back; Kelen McDaniels, so. (Pekin) SoY finalist, M-I 100 free champ, 35th at state 50 free, 28th at state 100 free; Lexi Babovac, sr. (Notre Dame) SoY... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin mural project beautifies the cityPEKIN, Ill. -- Some talented local artists are getting their work showcased in
Pekin mural project beautifies the city
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEKIN, Ill. -- Some talented local artists are getting their work showcased in a big way. A landlord in Pekin has let one lucky artist display his work on the side of his building at 229 Court Street. It is one of what the city hopes to be many... Read more
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Washington Evening Journal
WACO takes third in home tournamentopened their season with their annual home volleyball tournament and it came aw
WACO takes third in home tournament
Washington Evening Journal / Posted yesterday
opened their season with their annual home volleyball tournament and it came away with a strong finish. The Warriors only suffered one loss on the day, coming in a pool-play game, sending them to the third-place match, where they met... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Hospital, UnityPoint Health enter negotiationsPekin Hospital announced Tuesday its intent to negotiate an agreement to affili
Pekin Hospital, UnityPoint Health enter negotiations
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Pekin Hospital announced Tuesday its intent to negotiate an agreement to affiliate with UnityPoint Health-Peoria. Both entities signed non-binding letters of intent Monday, Aug. 22. Any agreement reached with Progressive Health Systems, which... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin Hospital to become affiliate of UnityPoint Health-PeoriaPEKIN — Administrators for Progressive Health Systems, including Pekin Hospital
Pekin Hospital to become affiliate of UnityPoint Health-Peoria
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
PEKIN — Administrators for Progressive Health Systems, including Pekin Hospital and ProHealth Medical Group Inc., announced to its employees Tuesday morning the system’s intention to become an affiliate of UnityPoint Health-Peoria, which they say... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Slap-happy readers want cops to smack lippy teensdegree — in number and passion of comments to Monday’s story on details of the
Slap-happy readers want cops to smack lippy teens
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
degree — in number and passion of comments to Monday’s story on details of the arrest — people not only approve of the Pekin officer’s actions but would love to see more of the same. “If this were my kid, I would have given the officer a high... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrestPEKIN — The battery charge facing a suspended Pekin police officer alleges that
Suspended Pekin cop allegedly slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN — The battery charge facing a suspended Pekin police officer alleges that he slapped a handcuffed juvenile who twice called him a "little bitch" during a July arrest, according to court documents. Officer Nathan Ujinski, 37, of Pekin was... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Monday, August 22, 2016Pekin Community School District, open house, 5:30-7 p.m. Cardinal Community Sc
Monday, August 22, 2016
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Pekin Community School District, open house, 5:30-7 p.m. Cardinal Community School District, back to school night, 5:30-7 p.m. Square Dance, Fairfield Eagles Club, 7-9 p.m. 472-2811. Alcoholics Anonymous, 107 Market St., Keosauqua, 8 p.m. ...... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Public MeetingPekin Community School Board of Education — Pekin Media Center, 5:30 p.m.: call
Public Meeting
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
Pekin Community School Board of Education — Pekin Media Center, 5:30 p.m.: call to order; consent agenda (amend agenda; approve agenda; approve bills); public participation/delegations; action items (approve the cross country to travel out of state... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrestPEKIN — The battery charge facing a suspended Pekin police officer alleges that
Suspended Pekin cop slapped insulting, potty-mouth juvenile during arrest
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN — The battery charge facing a suspended Pekin police officer alleges that he slapped a handcuffed juvenile who twice called him a "little bitch" during a July arrest, according to court documents. Officer Nathan Ujinski, 37, of Pekin was... Read more
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CTV News
Canadian duck producers to double output on growing consumer and export demandon by celebrity chefs and the reopening of the Mexican market. Brome Lake, the
Canadian duck producers to double output on growing consumer and export demand
CTV News / Posted 3 days ago
on by celebrity chefs and the reopening of the Mexican market. Brome Lake, the country's oldest processor of domestic Pekin duck, is spending $30 million to build a facility in a former beef plant in Asbestos, Que., that will double its annual... Read more
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Daily Herald
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spiritbe able to double that when we're fully operational," Bishop said. Bishop, a n
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spirit
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
be able to double that when we're fully operational," Bishop said. Bishop, a native of the Washington County town of Pekin, has been distilling for more than a decade, commercially and home moonshining with his father, Dale Bishop. He brings... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spiritfeet of space untouched with the hopes they might be able to expand. Bishop, a
Planned Indiana distillery hopes to showcase artisan spirit
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
feet of space untouched with the hopes they might be able to expand. Bishop, a native of the Washington County town of Pekin, has been distilling for more than a decade, commercially and home moonshining with his father, Dale Bishop. He brings... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Girls golf: Workman fits in well with Morrison golf teamteam, the BNGSA Angels, based out of Bloomington. The Angels played in weekend
Girls golf: Workman fits in well with Morrison golf team
SaukValley.com / Posted 3 days ago
team, the BNGSA Angels, based out of Bloomington. The Angels played in weekend tournaments in either Bloomington, Peoria or Pekin, and also competed in events in Indiana, Tennessee and Texas. Between playing for the Angels, working an 8 a.m. to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Father and son build memoriesA handcrafted canoe may have been what saved David Hupke’s life. Hupke, 53, of
Father and son build memories
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
A handcrafted canoe may have been what saved David Hupke’s life. Hupke, 53, of Pekin, was heavily involved in Boy Scouts as a youth. In the early ’80s he was a wilderness instructor in Minnesota. While there, a wooden canoe caught his attention. It... Read more
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Rutland Herald
New England drought puts stress on wildlifeGame. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer in
New England drought puts stress on wildlife
Rutland Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Game. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer instead of more during a drought, said Pete Pekins, wildlife professor at the University of New Hampshire. But the opposite happens because as water levels drop, river... Read more
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PhysOrg
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fishGame. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer in
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fish
PhysOrg / Posted 4 days ago
Game. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer instead of more during a drought, said Pete Pekins, wildlife professor at the University of New Hampshire. But the opposite happens because as water levels drop, river... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Investigation leads to arrest of Pekin police officerPEORIA, Ill. -- A Pekin police officer has been arrested following a state poli
Investigation leads to arrest of Pekin police officer
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 4 days ago
PEORIA, Ill. -- A Pekin police officer has been arrested following a state police investigation. Authorities say they contacted state police in July after allegations about an officer violating the law. On Thursday, state police arrested the Pekin... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin police officer arrested on felony chargesPEKIN — A Pekin police officer was charged Thursday with two felonies, accordin
Pekin police officer arrested on felony charges
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
PEKIN — A Pekin police officer was charged Thursday with two felonies, according to Tazewell County court records. Patrol officer Nathan J. Ujinski, 37, was indicted Thursday on charges of aggravated battery in a public place and official misconduct... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin police officer arrested on felony chargesPEKIN — A Pekin police officer was charged Thursday with two felonies, accordin
Pekin police officer arrested on felony charges
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
PEKIN — A Pekin police officer was charged Thursday with two felonies, according to Tazewell County court records. Patrol officer Nathan J. Ujinski, 37, was indicted Thursday on charges of aggravated battery in a public place and official misconduct... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
area high school volleyball season preview: Large-school metro power rankingsThomson and Mackenzie Widmer. But all-league middle hitter Brittany Robinson is
area high school volleyball season preview: Large-school metro power rankings
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Thomson and Mackenzie Widmer. But all-league middle hitter Brittany Robinson is the top returnee on a young team. 5. PEKIN (22-14, 8-6): All-Mid-Illini outside hitter Hannah Thompson tops a strong nucleus of four returnees for coach Yvonne... Read more
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FOX News
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fishGame. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer in
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fish
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
Game. Given that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer instead of more during a drought, said Pete Pekins, wildlife professor at the University of New Hampshire. But the opposite happens because as water levels drop, river... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Drought drives call of the wildthat mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer instead of more
Drought drives call of the wild
Lowell Sun / Posted 4 days ago
that mosquitoes breed in standing water, you might expect fewer instead of more during a drought, said Pete Pekins, wildlife professor at the University of New Hampshire. But the opposite happens because as water levels drop, river... Read more
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Salon.com
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fishfor food at campgrounds and neighborhood trash cans because drought-stricken be
New England drought means bolder bears, stressed fish
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
for food at campgrounds and neighborhood trash cans because drought-stricken berry bushes didn’t produce as much as usual. Pekin, the UNH professor, keeps it all in perspective. He notes that herons and other birds are feasting on frogs that have... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
SCORES: Friday Football Frenzy Week 141, Owen Valley 14 W. Noble 21, Central Noble 12 W. Vigo 34, N. Central (Farm
SCORES: Friday Football Frenzy Week 1
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
41, Owen Valley 14 W. Noble 21, Central Noble 12 W. Vigo 34, N. Central (Farmersburg) 24 W. Washington 54, Eastern (Pekin) 6 Wabash 33, Boone Grove 7 Warren Central 21, Center Grove 16 Warsaw 30, Columbia City 7 Wawasee 13, S. Bend... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PCHS freshman excited about new opportunitiesA whole new world is opening up for Pekin Community High School freshmen as the
PCHS freshman excited about new opportunities
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
A whole new world is opening up for Pekin Community High School freshmen as they start their high school careers that will mold them for the future. This year, approximately 500 freshmen are walking the halls of PCHS — students who have never before... Read more
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Times News
4-H livestock sale brings champion market animalsbuyback. • Reserve Champion Rooster-Drake, Chelsea Eckhart. Bought for $370 by
4-H livestock sale brings champion market animals
Times News / Posted 5 days ago
buyback. • Reserve Champion Rooster-Drake, Chelsea Eckhart. Bought for $370 by Herman Snyder. • Reserve Champion Hen-Pekin Duck, Chelsea Eckhart. Bought for $280 by Dale’s Concessions. • Wall Hangings made from last year’s quilt block... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Arts Plus calendar of upcoming exhibits and eventsEasy Art Center, fine art exhibit, “Disconcerting Grace,” artist Heather Ford K
Arts Plus calendar of upcoming exhibits and events
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Easy Art Center, fine art exhibit, “Disconcerting Grace,” artist Heather Ford Kodrick, through Aug. 31, 353 Court St., Pekin. “From My Eye to Yours,” photographs by Tim Schroll, through Aug. 30, Peoria Public Library, 107 NE Monroe. Admission... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
Plane crashes as it tries to take off from Pekin airportAug. 18--PEKIN -- A private plane crashed Thursday afternoon while trying to ta
Plane crashes as it tries to take off from Pekin airport
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 6 days ago
Aug. 18--PEKIN -- A private plane crashed Thursday afternoon while trying to take off from Pekin Municipal Airport, injuring the pilot. About 3:30 p.m., the plane was about 20 feet to 30 feet off the runaway when it came back down and crashed, said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
area high school golf season previewReturning state qualifiers: Class 3A — Lance Hays, sr., (Pekin) tied 67th at st
area high school golf season preview
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Returning state qualifiers: Class 3A — Lance Hays, sr., (Pekin) tied 67th at state, first team all-MI; Mason Ghidina, jr., (Pekin) tied 93rd at state. Class 2A – Miguel Montelongo, sr., (Notre Dame) sixth at state; Noah Benbow, sr., (Galesburg) tied... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
BREAKING: Plane crash at Pekin airportPEKIN, Ill. -- The pilot of a small plane was involved in a crash at the Pekin
BREAKING: Plane crash at Pekin airport
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- The pilot of a small plane was involved in a crash at the Pekin Municipal Airport. The plane crashed after taking off about 20 feet off the runway. The man was trapped but has now been freed. He is awaiting transport to the hospital... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Homelessness outreach program sees success in Peoria and Pekinthe same counties PATH does outreach in. Berchtold said although the two PATH
Homelessness outreach program sees success in Peoria and Pekin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
the same counties PATH does outreach in. Berchtold said although the two PATH workers have a strong presence in Peoria and Pekin, they are “still challenged by the mechanics of doing outreach in non-urban areas.” But, so far the government-funded... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New homelessness outreach program sees success in Peoria and Pekinthe same counties PATH does outreach in. Berchtold said although the two PATH
New homelessness outreach program sees success in Peoria and Pekin
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
the same counties PATH does outreach in. Berchtold said although the two PATH workers have a strong presence in Peoria and Pekin, they are “still challenged by the mechanics of doing outreach in non-urban areas.” But, so far the government-funded... Read more
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West Moreland Gazette
Hundreds turn out for showery Appleby Agricultural Show1&2 P Kerfoot; 3 R Forrester. Sussex, any colour, male/female: 1 J Benson. Rhod
Hundreds turn out for showery Appleby Agricultural Show
West Moreland Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
1&2 P Kerfoot; 3 R Forrester. Sussex, any colour, male/female: 1 J Benson. Rhode Island R or female: 1,2&3 J Benson. Pekin, any colour - Male: 1,2&3 I&L Allonby. Female: 1,2&3 J Benson. True Bantam, any variety, male/female: 1&2 Grace Tilney.... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Walgreens joins fight against addiction with medication disposal kiosksPEKIN, Ill. -- Several big political names fighting against the state's opioid
Walgreens joins fight against addiction with medication disposal kiosks
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 7 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Several big political names fighting against the state's opioid epidemic came together Wednesday at the Walgreens on Court Street in Pekin. The company became the first retailer to install safe medication disposal kiosks. The kiosks... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County SheriffA 17-year-old Ohio female and Gary Huffman, 61, of Pekin were involved in a two
Bureau County Sheriff
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
A 17-year-old Ohio female and Gary Huffman, 61, of Pekin were involved in a two-vehicle accident on Route 26 near Church Street in Ohio at 6:07 p.m. July 28. A parked vehicle owned by Regina F. McCoy was backed into by an unknown vehicle at 33940... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Bureau County SheriffA 17-year-old Ohio female and Gary Huffman, 61, of Pekin were involved in a two
Bureau County Sheriff
Bureau County Republican / Posted 7 days ago
A 17-year-old Ohio female and Gary Huffman, 61, of Pekin were involved in a two-vehicle accident on Route 26 near Church Street in Ohio at 6:07 p.m. July 28. A parked vehicle owned by Regina F. McCoy was backed into by an unknown vehicle at 33940... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Driver charged 6 months after deadly Borden crasheastbound lane and collided head-on with a Nissan Altima traveling east. The dr
Driver charged 6 months after deadly Borden crash
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted 7 days ago
eastbound lane and collided head-on with a Nissan Altima traveling east. The driver of the Nissan, Thomas Taylor, 46, of Pekin was pronounced dead at the scene. Taylor was taken to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment of his... Read more
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Business Wire
Liquidity Services Auction WatchFeatured sales include: IM #501558 is a private treaty sale for assets located
Liquidity Services Auction Watch
Business Wire / Posted 7 days ago
Featured sales include: IM #501558 is a private treaty sale for assets located in Pekin, IL from a Fortune 100 global construction equipment manufacturer. The sale, which closes at 5 p.m. EDT on August 31, 2016, features five unused, late-model AVL... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
The state gives and the state takes awayThe state of Illinois added $214,159 in General State Aid funding to Pekin Dist
The state gives and the state takes away
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
The state of Illinois added $214,159 in General State Aid funding to Pekin District 108, but a new formula for allocating the Corporate Personal Property Replacement Tax dollars took even more than that away from the District. GSA funding to the... Read more
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