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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin woman arrested in 'Hoarders' animal cruelty investigationPEKIN, Ill. -- An arrest has been made in the ongoing animal cruelty investigat
Pekin woman arrested in 'Hoarders' animal cruelty investigation
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 hours ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- An arrest has been made in the ongoing animal cruelty investigation by Pekin police. Detectives arrested 75-year-old Cora "Peggy" Belk, who appeared on a recent episode of the TV show "Hoarders." Belk was arrested for cruel treatment... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin code enforcement officer featured in 'Hoarders' episode placed on leavePEKIN, Ill. -- Police have an update in the animal hoarding case in Pekin. The
Pekin code enforcement officer featured in 'Hoarders' episode placed on leave
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 hours ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Police have an update in the animal hoarding case in Pekin. The code officer seen during the TV show "Hoarders" -- featuring a house where dead animals were in cages -- has been placed on administrative leave. The Peoria Journal Star... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Lack of physical evidence complicates 'Hoarders' case One Pekin woman was convicted of a felony last year after evidence revealed s
Lack of physical evidence complicates 'Hoarders' case
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 23 hours ago
One Pekin woman was convicted of a felony last year after evidence revealed she allowed her two dogs to starve to death.Another woman may face prosecution involving about two dozen dogs, birds... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin code officer placed on leave following 'Hoarders' investigation Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh appeared on the A&E show, which featured a
Pekin code officer placed on leave following 'Hoarders' investigation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 23 hours ago
Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh appeared on the A&E show, which featured a Pekin house with reportedly dozens of dead animals inside. Pekin Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin code officer placed on leave following 'Hoarders' investigation Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh appeared on the A&E show, which featured a
Pekin code officer placed on leave following 'Hoarders' investigation
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh appeared on the A&E show, which featured a Pekin house with reportedly dozens of dead animals inside. Pekin Code Enforcement Officer Ron Sieh... Read more
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Vancouver Business Journal
Woodland YMCA campaign to launch in MarchWoodland YMCA rendering courtesy Woodland Community Swimming Pool Committee Or
Woodland YMCA campaign to launch in March
Vancouver Business Journal / Posted yesterday
Woodland YMCA rendering courtesy Woodland Community Swimming Pool Committee Organizers in Woodland are planning to kick off a $12.6 million fundraising campaign to help get a YMCA facility built there. The Woodland Community Swimming Pool Committee... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
WILLIAM 'CLEM' JERLES 1931Clem was a 1949 graduate of Byesville High School, and an Army veteran of the K
WILLIAM 'CLEM' JERLES 1931
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
Clem was a 1949 graduate of Byesville High School, and an Army veteran of the Korea War. He retired from Fabri-Form after 43 years of service. He was a member of Blue River Baptist Church in Pekin, Ind., and was a former member of Calvary Baptist... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Gressingham duck owners behind two multi-million pound poultry deals in the last 12 months Sabah Meddings sabah.meddings@archant.co.uk William (right) and Geoffrey Buc
Gressingham duck owners behind two multi-million pound poultry deals in the last 12 months
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted yesterday
Sabah Meddings sabah.meddings@archant.co.uk William (right) and Geoffrey Buchanan, who are joint MDs of Gressingham Foods. The owners of Gressingham Duck... Read more
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WREX-TV Rockford
Obama adviser Axelrod to deliver Eureka commencementEUREKA, Ill. (AP) - A top adviser to President Barack Obama's election victorie
Obama adviser Axelrod to deliver Eureka commencement
WREX-TV Rockford / Posted yesterday
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) - A top adviser to President Barack Obama's election victories will deliver the commencement address at Eureka College May 14. The Pekin Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/23UOyXo) that David Axelrod will be the latest in a series... Read more
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WAND TV 17 Decatur
Obama adviser Axelrod to deliver Eureka commencementEUREKA, Ill. (AP) - A top adviser to President Barack Obama's election victorie
Obama adviser Axelrod to deliver Eureka commencement
WAND TV 17 Decatur / Posted yesterday
EUREKA, Ill. (AP) - A top adviser to President Barack Obama's election victories will deliver the commencement address at Eureka College May 14. The Pekin Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/23UOyXo) that David Axelrod will be the latest in a series... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which w
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted yesterday
About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which was featured on the network Jan. 31. Pekin police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for four months that the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which w
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted yesterday
About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which was featured on the network Jan. 31. Pekin police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for four months that the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
City efficiency study postponedAn efficiency study for the city of Pekin will have to be put on hold after the
City efficiency study postponed
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
An efficiency study for the city of Pekin will have to be put on hold after the City Council requested more information Monday.The study, which was first discussed by Councilman Lloyd Orrick in June, will look at how the city can evaluate its... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Hospital meets criteria for tax exemptionThe outcome of a 4th District Appellate Court decision to hold back on the enfo
Hospital meets criteria for tax exemption
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
The outcome of a 4th District Appellate Court decision to hold back on the enforcement of the 2012 Charity are law will have little meaning for Pekin Hospital, which will maintain now its tax exempt status.The Illinois General Assembly passed a law... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin police investigate 'Hoarders' animal abusePEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have launched a criminal investigation all thanks t
Pekin police investigate 'Hoarders' animal abuse
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have launched a criminal investigation all thanks to a TV show. If you watch the A&E show "Hoarders" you may have seen a recent episode involving a home in Pekin. Dozens of dead animals were shown in cages inside of the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which w
Pekin police investigating woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which was featured on the network Jan. 31. Pekin police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for four months that the... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Kiwanis Club donates $13K in fundraisingPEKIN, Ill. -- The Pekin Kiwanis Club is set to distribute around $13,000 to lo
Kiwanis Club donates $13K in fundraising
Central Illinois News Center / Posted yesterday
PEKIN, Ill. -- The Pekin Kiwanis Club is set to distribute around $13,000 to local non-profits. The club raises money throughout the year by doing various fundraising events to have money to give to charitable organizations. Member donations also... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin police investigate woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which w
Pekin police investigate woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which was featured on the network Jan. 31. Pekin police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for four months that the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
Pekin police investigate woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which w
Pekin police investigate woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 2 days ago
About two dozen dead animals were shown in cages throughout the home, which was featured on the network Jan. 31. Pekin police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for four months that the... Read more
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Chillicothe Times Bulletin
Police investigating Pekin woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' City police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for several months that the ci
Police investigating Pekin woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
Chillicothe Times Bulletin / Posted 2 days ago
City police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for several months that the city’s code enforcement officer had found about two dozen dead animals, including dogs, in cages in a home... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Police investigating Pekin woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders' City police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for several months that the ci
Police investigating Pekin woman featured on A&E's 'Hoarders'
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
City police said Tuesday they had no knowledge for several months that the city’s code enforcement officer had found about two dozen dead animals, including dogs, in cages in a home... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin police investigate 'Hoarders' animal abusePEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have launched an animal abuse investigation after a
Pekin police investigate 'Hoarders' animal abuse
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Pekin police have launched an animal abuse investigation after a local woman was recently featured on the TV show "Hoarders." The criminal investigation launched Feb. 1, after the episode aired on Jan. 31. Dozens of dead animals were... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
‘Ginny’ Voll-HowardVirginia Jane “Ginny” Voll-Howard, 72, of San Jose, Calif., passed away peacefu
‘Ginny’ Voll-Howard
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Virginia Jane “Ginny” Voll-Howard, 72, of San Jose, Calif., passed away peacefully at 7:25 a.m. Monday, Jan. 25, 2016, at Regional Medical Center of San Jose.She was born July 23, 1943, in Pekin to George and Ilene Bushez Voll. She married Duane L.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Council hears Court Street proposalsCourt Street may be getting a makeover, or at least the Pekin City Council disc
Council hears Court Street proposals
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
Court Street may be getting a makeover, or at least the Pekin City Council discussed the possibility of it Monday night.Hanson Engineering gave a presentation to the City Council Monday night to discuss several different options of what may happen to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
JROTC celebrates anniversariesJROTC Cadet Command Sgt. Major Zachary Zimmerman considers his fellow cadets on
JROTC celebrates anniversaries
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
JROTC Cadet Command Sgt. Major Zachary Zimmerman considers his fellow cadets one big family that supports one another in all of their endeavors.“I like the fact that the program brings out leadership qualities in each one of its cadets,” said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin grad who burglarized high school barred from all schools Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 2:57 PM If Alexis Grubb goes to school — any school i
Pekin grad who burglarized high school barred from all schools
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 2:57 PM If Alexis Grubb goes to school — any school in the state — over the next three years, she stands a good chance of going to prison.That’s one condition of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
School burglar barred from schoolsPekin grad who burglarized high school barred from all schools Posted Feb. 8,
School burglar barred from schools
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pekin grad who burglarized high school barred from all schools Posted Feb. 8, 2016 at 2:57 PM If Alexis Grubb goes to school — any school in the state — over the next three years, she stands a good chance of going to prison.That’s one condition of... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
POLL: Player of the Week 2/8The finalists for Player of the Week are: *Colton Paulson, Peoria Notre Dame -
POLL: Player of the Week 2/8
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 3 days ago
The finalists for Player of the Week are: *Colton Paulson, Peoria Notre Dame -- set Big 12 meet records in 200 and 500 freestyle *Sydney Diekhoff, Pekin -- 39 points vs. East Moline *Taylor Bruninga, Illini Bluffs -- 35 points vs. Hartem Voting... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Physician center bids come in well under estimatessharris@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:48 PM Peki
Physician center bids come in well under estimates
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
sharris@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:48 PM Pekin Hospital officials were pleasantly surprised when they opened the bids for a new medical office building on Pekin’s east side.Pekin Hospital CEO Bob Haley said that five... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Officials to visit, discuss armory's futurePekin Daily Times Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:49 PM Elected o
Officials to visit, discuss armory's future
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Pekin Daily Times Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:49 PM Elected officials will make their way to the Delavan Illinois Army National Guard Armory today to discuss the possibility of keeping the facility operational.According to a press... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Major meth conspirator imprisonedmsmothers@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:52 PM Fr
Major meth conspirator imprisoned
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
msmothers@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 7, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:52 PM From what his federal judge called a “terrible” childhood, Teddy Lee Jr. pursued a life of drugs and crime. It was interrupted with his latest arrest two years ago.It will... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Ind. girl's high school basketball sectional tournament scoresGIRLS BASKETBALL IHSAA Sectional Tournaments Class 4A Gary West 84, E. Chica
Ind. girl's high school basketball sectional tournament scores
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 4 days ago
GIRLS BASKETBALL IHSAA Sectional Tournaments Class 4A Gary West 84, E. Chicago 73 Valparaiso Merrillville 53, Crown Point 45 S. Bend Clay LaPorte 45, S. Bend Clay 37 Penn 64, Warsaw 33 E. Noble E. Noble 56, Ft. Wayne Snider... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Op-Ed: Mother Nature's rebuttal to global warmingAs the years roll by and Mother Nature wreaks havoc on the theory of global war
Op-Ed: Mother Nature's rebuttal to global warming
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
As the years roll by and Mother Nature wreaks havoc on the theory of global warming, the computer models may need to be retooled.It has now been nearly 19 years (1997-2016) with no noticeable change in the Earth’s temperature, even though carbon... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Hospital prepares for new MRIPekin Hospital bought a new mobile MRI machine that will allow for easier patie
Pekin Hospital prepares for new MRI
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Pekin Hospital bought a new mobile MRI machine that will allow for easier patient access and new services in the future.The new unit will be installed adjacent to the registration office and next to the Women’s Diagnostic Center. Construction has... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin city police officer ‘retires’ amid investigation A report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced
Pekin city police officer ‘retires’ amid investigation
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
A report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced an Illinois State Police investigation and apparently led to the officer’s departure, the Police Department... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Tazewell County’s Revolutionary War soldiers Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:44 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:44 AM Later this
From The History Room @ The Pekin Public Library: Tazewell County’s Revolutionary War soldiers
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:44 AM Posted Feb. 6, 2016 at 12:44 AM Later this month, the nation will observe Monday, Feb. 15, the third Monday of the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Comcast centralizes services in East PeoriaComcast customers on the east side of the river will no longer have to drive to
Comcast centralizes services in East Peoria
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Comcast customers on the east side of the river will no longer have to drive to Peoria to pay a bill or to order services.Comcast opened a new Xfinity Store on Dec. 21 at 426 W. Washington St. in the Levee District.Jack Segal, regional vice president... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria: February 5BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington Lighthouse 61, Columbus Christian 42 Indpls Manua
Hoosier Hoop Hysteria: February 5
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington Lighthouse 61, Columbus Christian 42 Indpls Manual 92, Indpls Marshall 33 Michigan City Marquette 88, Lighthouse CPA 65 Oldenburg 51, Indpls Scecina 44 Triton Central 57, Heritage Christian 52 Sangamon Valley... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Friday Night Prep Basketball ScoresFriday Scores Area Scores Newton 64, Oskaloosa 54 Roland-Story 77, CMB 53 N
Friday Night Prep Basketball Scores
Newton Daily News / Posted 5 days ago
Friday Scores Area Scores Newton 64, Oskaloosa 54 Roland-Story 77, CMB 53 Nevada 63, PCM 53 Newton 47, Oskaloosa 21 Colfax-Mingo 39, English Valleys 38 Iowa Valley 37, Lynnville-Sully 30 Roland-Story 36, CMB 20 Nevada 43, PCM 23 AGWSR 61,... Read more
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WTHR Indianapolis
February 5BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington Lighthouse 61, Columbus Christian 42 Indpls Manua
February 5
WTHR Indianapolis / Posted 5 days ago
BOYS BASKETBALL Bloomington Lighthouse 61, Columbus Christian 42 Indpls Manual 92, Indpls Marshall 33 Michigan City Marquette 88, Lighthouse CPA 65 Oldenburg 51, Indpls Scecina 44 Triton Central 57, Heritage Christian 52 Sangamon Valley... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin council to discuss city manager contract, new Veterans Drive crossing Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 8:15 PM PEKIN — The City Council on Monday will consi
Pekin council to discuss city manager contract, new Veterans Drive crossing
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 8:15 PM PEKIN — The City Council on Monday will consider a contract for an interim city manager, a railroad crossing to complete the Veterans Drive... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin police officer retires amid internal misconduct investigation Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 7:28 PM PEKIN — A report of “misconduct involving a f
Pekin police officer retires amid internal misconduct investigation
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Posted Feb. 5, 2016 at 7:28 PM PEKIN — A report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced an Illinois State Police investigation and apparently led to... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Pekin thrift store begins pet food pantryPEKIN, Ill. -- The Hope Chest Thrift Store in Pekin is helping more than just p
Pekin thrift store begins pet food pantry
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 5 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- The Hope Chest Thrift Store in Pekin is helping more than just people. The store has started a program called "Paws of Hope" which is a pet food pantry dedicated to keeping pets and their owners together. The store provides food and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
City police officer ‘retires’ amid investigationA report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced a
City police officer ‘retires’ amid investigation
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
A report of “misconduct involving a female” by a city police officer produced an Illinois State Police investigation and apparently led to the officer’s departure, the Police Department confirmed Friday.The State Police probe “concluded with... Read more
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Mt. Pleasant News
WACO basketball swept by PekinBY ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WAYLAND — The WACO basketball teams host
WACO basketball swept by Pekin
Mt. Pleasant News / Posted 6 days ago
BY ANDY KRUTSINGER Mt. Pleasant News WAYLAND — The WACO basketball teams hosted a couple of talented Pekin teams on Thursday night in makeup games from Tuesday’s postponements. The Warriors fell in both games, 56-34 in the girls’ contest and 45-32... Read more
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Central Illinois News Center
Early morning fire destroys North Pekin homePEKIN, Ill. -- Crews were on the scene of a major house fire in North Pekin ear
Early morning fire destroys North Pekin home
Central Illinois News Center / Posted 6 days ago
PEKIN, Ill. -- Crews were on the scene of a major house fire in North Pekin early Friday morning. The fire broke out just before 4 a.m. at 137 South McArthur Dr. Authorities say the house was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived on the... Read more
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East Peoria Times Courier
People wait in line for Chick-Fil-A openingEAST PEORIA - The sight of tents in a parking lot and people sitting in lawn ch
People wait in line for Chick-Fil-A opening
East Peoria Times Courier / Posted 6 days ago
EAST PEORIA - The sight of tents in a parking lot and people sitting in lawn chairs in frigid temperatures gave several passersby pause. A couple of motorists stopped, rolled down their windows and asked what was going on. Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Hampton Inn coming to PekinCullinan Properties announced Thursday that it has sold land to an independent
Hampton Inn coming to Pekin
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Cullinan Properties announced Thursday that it has sold land to an independent company to build a Hampton Inn & Suites in East Court Village II in Pekin.Cullinan closed recently on the sale of 2.85 acres of property to Marigold Lodging, which is... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
District 303 approves new four-year contractsharris@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:34 PM The
District 303 approves new four-year contract
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
sharris@timestoday.com Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:34 PM The Pekin Community High School Board of Education on Thursday approved a four-year contract with the Pekin Education Alliance that will cost the district approximately $1.3... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Class brings World War I to lifePekin Daily Times Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:40 PM In Tim Wh
Class brings World War I to life
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Pekin Daily Times Posted Feb. 4, 2016 at 12:01 amUpdated at 11:40 PM In Tim Wheat’s classroom, fighting is part of the lesson plan.That is to say, the battles have already been fought — now, Wheat’s eighth-grade social science class plans those... Read more
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