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Peoria Journal Star
Chicago's Second City performs holiday show at ICC Nov. 25EAST PEORIA — Audience members can enjoy an evening of holiday-themed laughs an
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 hours ago
EAST PEORIA — Audience members can enjoy an evening of holiday-themed laughs and help a worthy cause when Second City presents its Non-Denominational Christmas Show on Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center. Second... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fondulac Township approves solar panel projectScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Vo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 21 hours ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Voters in Fondulac Township on Thursday approved a lease agreement with Chicago-based Trajectory Energy to bring 7,000 solar panels to Sunnyland. The vote to approve the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Nov. 17, 2017Towerline Road, Pekin, Joshua L. and Malloree Oetzel to Mark R. and Donna M. Mo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Towerline Road, Pekin, Joshua L. and Malloree Oetzel to Mark R. and Donna M. Morger, $130,000. 125 Tanglewood Lane, East Peoria, Russell E. and Sandra K. Jones to Katelyn N. Fanning and Carl S. Stanley, $134,000. 217 N. Indiana Ave.,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
ICC moves to streamline career pathways for area high school studentsworking on a career pathway for teaching. Other school districts involved in t
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
working on a career pathway for teaching. Other school districts involved in the High School Pathways Project are Dunlap, East Peoria, Elmwood, Illini Bluffs, Pekin and East Peoria. ICC's board meeting, traditionally held at the East Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Nov. 17, 2017St., Bloomington: Nov. 17 — Edward David Anderson's Black Dirt Revival; Nov. 22
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
St., Bloomington: Nov. 17 — Edward David Anderson's Black Dirt Revival; Nov. 22 — Dan Hubbard Black Wednesdy Show. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: Nov. 18 — Rusty Barr & The Good Ole' Boys, 7 p.m. Jimmy Earp’s... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC moves to streamline career pathways for area high school studentsworking on a career pathway for teaching. Other school districts involved in t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
working on a career pathway for teaching. Other school districts involved in the High School Pathways Project are Dunlap, East Peoria, Elmwood, Illini Bluffs, Pekin and East Peoria. ICC's board meeting, traditionally held at the East Peoria... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Voters will decide on Fondulac Township solar farmScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — El
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Eligible voters in Fondulac Township will decide Thursday whether to allow construction of a solar panel farm on 18 acres the township owns in Sunnyland. The township board... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
2017 Journal Star Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year: Owen Habeger, IVCDunklebarger (sr., Pekin), Chris Gilbert (jr., Notre Dame), Cooper Hoffman (sr.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Dunklebarger (sr., Pekin), Chris Gilbert (jr., Notre Dame), Cooper Hoffman (sr., Elmwood/Brimfield), Mark Skaggs (sr., East Peoria). BEST OF PREPS — SAVE THE DATE The second annual Best of Central Illinois Preps Gala is scheduled for June 25... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Winterfest returning to Downtown Peoria with a sparkling new addition on New Year's Evefrom last year," said Megan Pedigo, senior marketing manager at the Civic Cente
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
from last year," said Megan Pedigo, senior marketing manager at the Civic Center. The Civic Center also partnered with East Peoria this year to raise the profile of Winterfest among those attending the Festival of Lights — flyers featuring... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Winterfest returning to Downtown Peoria with a sparkling new addition on New Year's Evefrom last year," said Megan Pedigo, senior marketing manager at the Civic Cente
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
from last year," said Megan Pedigo, senior marketing manager at the Civic Center. The Civic Center also partnered with East Peoria this year to raise the profile of Winterfest among those attending the Festival of Lights — flyers featuring... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Tuesday's Scores57, Serena 46 Ottawa Marquette 47, Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland (FCW) 25Galesburg
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
57, Serena 46 Ottawa Marquette 47, Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland (FCW) 25Galesburg Tournament Galesburg 71, East Peoria 34 Metamora 49, Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) 46GCMS Tournament Fisher 45, Villa Grove/Heritage 36 St.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Metamora, Galesburg girls both win ahead of Thursday showdowndefeated Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin 49-46 behind 22 points from junior Re
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
defeated Springfield Sacred Heart Griffin 49-46 behind 22 points from junior Reagan Begole. The Silver Streaks has 12 players scored in a 71-34 victory over East Peoria. Emily Meinert led Galesburg with 13 points; teammate Yvonne Mixon a... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
High lead levels found in water of some EP schoolsScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A recent mandatory test for lead in drinking water in East Peoria Elementary School District 86 schools discovered several locations where the levels were well above safety... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Halfway through 2017 campaign, $8.6 million donated to United Wayhoiunitedway.org or by calling 674-5181. The final results of the 2017 campaig
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
hoiunitedway.org or by calling 674-5181. The final results of the 2017 campaign will be announced Feb. 1 at the Holiday Inn & Suites in East Peoria. Matt Buedel can be reached at 686-3154 or mbuedel@pjstar.com. Follow him on Twitter @JournoBu... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
High lead levels found in water of some EP schoolsScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — A recent mandatory test for lead in drinking water in East Peoria Elementary School District 86 schools discovered several locations where the levels were well above safety... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Monday's ScoresFieldcrest 28 Serena 49, Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland (FCW) 46Galesburg Tournamen
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Fieldcrest 28 Serena 49, Flanagan-Cornell-Woodland (FCW) 46Galesburg Tournament Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) 65, East Peoria 25 Springfield 65, East Peoria 25GCMS Tournament Fisher 43, Tolono Unity 39 Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 34,... Read more
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FOX News
The Moore things change...guess the siren call of the journalistic in-crowd is just too hard to resist. F
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
guess the siren call of the journalistic in-crowd is just too hard to resist. Fair and balanced? I think not.” – Bob Hoerr, East Peoria, Ill. [Ed. note: Do you think the allegations against Roy Moore are true? Do you think that as a prosecuting... Read more
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FOX News
The Moore things change...guess the siren call of the journalistic in-crowd is just too hard to resist. F
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
guess the siren call of the journalistic in-crowd is just too hard to resist. Fair and balanced? I think not.” – Bob Hoerr, East Peoria, Ill. [Ed. note: Do you think the allegations against Roy Moore are true? Do you think that as a prosecuting... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Shorter East Peoria Festival of Lights parade means city savingsScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Th
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — The call went out months ago to city of East Peoria department heads and city employees alike — scour all budgets and examine all common practices to find ways to save... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Festival of Lights Parade returns with upgrades, new routeThomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch EAST PEORIA — Wh
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch EAST PEORIA — When the floats depart at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 18 for the Festival of Lights Parade, illuminating the streets of East Peoria with all manner of lighted shapes and pop culture... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria area well represented at Louisville Slugger HQwas quoted as saying. On the opposite wall, among scores of photographs, is on
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
was quoted as saying. On the opposite wall, among scores of photographs, is one of another Peoria-area big-league figure. East Peoria native Joe Girardi, the pride of old Academy of our Lady/Spalding Institute in Peoria, is pictured with son Dante... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 12, 2017Library main branch. Free. Veterans Art Show, through Nov. 28, Illinois Centra
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Library main branch. Free. Veterans Art Show, through Nov. 28, Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center Gallery, East Peoria campus. Free. Public reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Paintings by Mark David Lloyd, through Nov. 28, Illinois... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
New riverfront concerts provide economic benefitsof noise complaints, which were submitted from residents in the North Valley, t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
of noise complaints, which were submitted from residents in the North Valley, the East Bluff and even across the river in East Peoria. The complaints prompted an official statement from the city acknowledging the problem and vowing to fix it in... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
One Washington street, two proud veteransabout veterans on Veterans Day." Born in Cerro Gordo, a village in Piatt Count
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
about veterans on Veterans Day." Born in Cerro Gordo, a village in Piatt County, Illinois, Baker moved with his family to East Peoria when he was in fifth grade. He was a truck driver for more than 38 years, most of the time with Burlington... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC women's basketball team recognized for volunteer workPinnock Branford accepted the award at the 34th Annual National Philanthropy Da
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Pinnock Branford accepted the award at the 34th Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon at the Par-A-Dice Hotel in East Peoria. The ICC women have given their time to a variety of community service activities as well as raising money for... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Nov. 10, 2017W. Covington Court, Peoria, Covington Court LLC to Kingdom Assets LLC, $1,100,0
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
W. Covington Court, Peoria, Covington Court LLC to Kingdom Assets LLC, $1,100,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 139 Canterbury Court, East Peoria, Peoria Heights Properties LLC to Courtney York, $80,500. 1404 N. 11th St., Pekin, Mark C. and Helen J. Ghidina... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
'Introduce a Girl to STEM Day' encourages 'nerding out'of creating a Lego project and computer coding. Bell Watson and her classmates
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
of creating a Lego project and computer coding. Bell Watson and her classmates at Central Junior High School in East Peoria discovered that something as simple as the kazoo-like instrument — a “sound sandwich” made with Popsicle sticks,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Nov. 10, 2017209 E. Washington St., Bloomington: Nov. 11 — Powerman 5000; Nov. 17 — Edward D
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
209 E. Washington St., Bloomington: Nov. 11 — Powerman 5000; Nov. 17 — Edward David Anderson's Black Dirt Revival. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: Nov. 11 — Midnight Wind, 7 p.m. Jimmy Earp’s Hideaway, 1507 S.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 things to do this weekend: Nov. 10, 2017Indian Heritage Month, the Eagle Ridge Drum Group will present powwow music and
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
Indian Heritage Month, the Eagle Ridge Drum Group will present powwow music and a discussion from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Fondulac District Library, 400 Richland St., East Peoria. Jo Lakota will tell American Indian stories at the top of each... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Of 'sound sandwiches,' STEM, and girlsof creating a Lego project and computer coding. Bell Watson and her classmates
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
of creating a Lego project and computer coding. Bell Watson and her classmates at Central Junior High School in East Peoria discovered that something as simple as the kazoo-like instrument — a “sound sandwich” made with Popsicle sticks,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Shorter East Peoria Festival of Lights parade means city savingsScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — The call went out months ago to city of East Peoria department heads and city employees alike — scour all budgets and examine all common practices to find ways to save... Read more
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McDonough County Voice
Police Briefs - Nov. 11, 2017Oct. 31. Frank Quincy Criggley, 27, of Macomb was arrested for a traffic warra
McDonough County Voice / Posted 9 days ago
Oct. 31. Frank Quincy Criggley, 27, of Macomb was arrested for a traffic warrant on Nov. 3. Paige Marie Johnson, 23, of East Peoria was arrested for an ordinance violation warrant on Nov. 3. Rick Wayne Passmore, 43, of Colchester was arrested... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Festival of Lights Parade returns with upgrades, new route but same fan-favorite floatsThomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch EAST PEORIA — Wh
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Thomas Bruch Journal Star entertainment reporter @thomasbruch EAST PEORIA — When the floats depart at 5:45 p.m. Nov. 18 for the Festival of Lights Parade, illuminating the streets of East Peoria with all manner of lighted shapes and pop culture... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Parade of Lights, parked floats will cause road closuresEAST PEORIA – Portions of city streets will be closed due to the East Peoria Fe
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
EAST PEORIA – Portions of city streets will be closed due to the East Peoria Festival of Lights. The Parade of Lights occurs Nov. 18. Springfield Road will be closed to all traffic from its intersection with Taylor Street to North Main Street from 4... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Caterpillar's DEERFIELD dateline looks shocking, weirdit in black and white? In a new dateline? Jarring. Unnerving. And forever. S
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
it in black and white? In a new dateline? Jarring. Unnerving. And forever. Sure, there will be Cat stories out Peoria, East Peoria and Morton, as well as other central Illinois towns. But when big news and announcements thunder globally out of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Mid-Illini beats Team Peoria 6-0 in Senior All-Star ClassicJosh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter @joshwessler EAST PEORIA — The last
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Josh Wessler Journal Star sports reporter @joshwessler EAST PEORIA — The last time the Mid-Illini Conference came away victorious in the Senior All-Star Classic, Carson Childs was in fourth grade and at the beginning of his soccer journey. On... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC men earn first win of the seasonEAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College men's basketball team earned its fir
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College men's basketball team earned its first win of the season with an 86-64 victory over Kennedy-King at Lorene Ramsey Gymnasium on Tuesday. The Cougars (1-2) got off to a good start in the first half and took a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Christmas trespassers in East Peoria plead guiltyMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Casey Rice got shot in the s
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Casey Rice got shot in the shoulder when he trespassed in an East Peoria man’s home last Christmas morning, a more painful result of the crime than the fine imposed for it this week. The Morton man,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Christmas home trespassers plead guiltyBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Casey Rice got shot in the shoulder whe
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Casey Rice got shot in the shoulder when he trespassed in an East Peoria man’s home last Christmas morning, a more painful result of the crime than the fine imposed for it this week. The Morton man, however,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Jazz night at Illinois Central CollegeMatt Dayhoff Journal Star Web Producer The Illinois Central College Hard Bop J
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Matt Dayhoff Journal Star Web Producer The Illinois Central College Hard Bop Jazz Band performs a free show on Monday in East Peoria. The 17-piece band directed by Larry Harms put on a show for about 100 people in the Academic Building's... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Millions of Lights sparkle during Festival of LightsOne of the largest lighted holiday events in the Midwest returns to central Ill
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
One of the largest lighted holiday events in the Midwest returns to central Illinois during the 33rd annual East Peoria Festival of Lights, running from Nov. 23 through Dec. 31. Many of the festival events are named for Folepi, the festival’s toy... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Traffic signals likely for Route 24-Cameron Lane junction24 and Cameron Lane are in the works, according to a news release state Rep. Mi
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
24 and Cameron Lane are in the works, according to a news release state Rep. Mike Unes' office issued Monday morning. The East Peoria Republican stated he met with officials from the Illinois State Police and Illinois Department of Transportation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Traffic signals likely for Route 24-Cameron Lane junction24 and Cameron Lane are in the works, according to a news release state Rep. Mi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
24 and Cameron Lane are in the works, according to a news release state Rep. Mike Unes' office issued Monday morning. The East Peoria Republican stated he met with officials from the Illinois State Police and Illinois Department of Transportation... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
FAA honors five Peoria area aviatorsmost prestigious awards, and several had different ways of explaining their suc
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
most prestigious awards, and several had different ways of explaining their success. To Raymond Gepford of East Peoria, it’s crucial not to cut corners. Samuel Sisk of Dunlap believes in flying by the book. And Jean McLaughlin of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Portillo's deal need not be this complicatedbreed bigger fish? (N.V.) Traffic nightmare Amid the Portillo's discussion la
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
breed bigger fish? (N.V.) Traffic nightmare Amid the Portillo's discussion last week came a swiftly disavowed notion that East Peoria might be making a bid for the Italian beef and hot dog eatery if Peoria passed, with the further concept of... Read more
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The Telegraph
STATE CROSS COUNTRY: Staunton freshman Lydia Roller 17th in 1A; Carlinville boys 14th in team raceEAST PEORIA — Staunton freshman Lydia Roller grabbed a 17th-place finish to lea
The Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Staunton freshman Lydia Roller grabbed a 17th-place finish to lead the Bulldogs to a 22nd-place finish at Saturday’s Girls Class 1A State cross Country Meet at Detweiller Park in East Peoria. Roller finished in a time of 18:13, Tolono... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Art and music events in central Illinois: Nov. 5, 2017Library main branch. Free. Veterans Art Show, through Nov. 28, Illinois Centra
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
Library main branch. Free. Veterans Art Show, through Nov. 28, Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center Gallery, East Peoria campus. Free. Public reception 6 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9. Paintings by Mark David Lloyd, through Nov. 28, Illinois... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC Theatre's 'Bullets for Broadway' opens Nov. 10EAST PEORIA — Audience members have the chance to guess who the killer is when
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Audience members have the chance to guess who the killer is when the Illinois Central College Theatre Program presents nine performances of "Bullets for Broadway" beginning Nov. 10 through Nov. 19 in the studio theater of the ICC... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Nov. 3, 2017Miriam M. Stevens, $82,000. 351 Heritage Drive, Mackinaw, David S. Hahn to Car
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
Miriam M. Stevens, $82,000. 351 Heritage Drive, Mackinaw, David S. Hahn to Carra S. Carter, $100,000. 123 Lakewood Ave., East Peoria, Timothy D. and Patricia L. Stout to James and Bridget West, $102,000. 106 Mary Place, East Peoria, Alexander R.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
area High school volleyball supersectional outlookfour sophomores in a relatively new lineup, including 5-10 hitter Sydney Hummer
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 16 days ago
four sophomores in a relatively new lineup, including 5-10 hitter Sydney Hummert with a team-high 341 kills. QND has beaten East Peoria, Dee-Mack, Notre Dame, Hartsburg-Emden and Illini West while losing to Limestone from the Journal Star... Read more
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