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The Pekin Daily Times
Two paths merge, lead to "Acceptance" in local author's bookbraided together when Milda’s son meets and marries Jean. Jean’s story is that
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 hours ago
braided together when Milda’s son meets and marries Jean. Jean’s story is that of author Constance Stepe, 76, of East Peoria. Milda’s story is derived both from Stepe’s mother-in-law’s recollections of life in Latvia and Germany before... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Food pantry provides assistance to ICC studentsPam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Terri Ingle
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Terri Ingles has seen students take books out of backpacks to make room for food from Illinois Central College’s food pantry. “That’s pretty humbling,” said Ingles, coordinator of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fire destroys East Peoria apartment buildingNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick EAST PEORIA — A fire early Tuesd
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick EAST PEORIA — A fire early Tuesday destroyed a building at an East Peoria apartment complex, authorities said. The blaze began shortly before 2 a.m. at Stratford Arms Apartments, 1900 Highview Road.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Fire destroys East Peoria apartmentsNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick A fire early Tuesday devastated
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 hours ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick A fire early Tuesday devastated an East Peoria apartment complex, according to a report. The blaze began about 2 a.m. at the Stratford Arms complex at 1900 Highview Road, WEEK-TV (25) reported. About a... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC helps tackle hunger in higher educationPam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Terri Ingle
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Terri Ingles has seen students take books out of backpacks to make room for food from Illinois Central College’s food pantry. “That’s pretty humbling,” said Ingles, coordinator of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pair of East Peoria girls among several on area wrestling teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pair of East Peoria girls among several on area wrestling teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pair of East Peoria girls among several on area high school wrestling teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pair of East Peoria girls among several on area high school wrestling teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pair of East Peoria girls among those wrestling on area high school teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pair of East Peoria girls among those wrestling on area high school teamsinvading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never h
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
invading the testosterone-filled sport of wrestling in record numbers. Never has that been more evident locally than at East Peoria High School, where four girls are a part of the Raiders roster. And two of those, junior Randi Robison and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Random Acts of Kindness: Stranger rescues dog in rush hourto allow Ruby to cross War Drive and to the very kind gentleman in the red truc
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
to allow Ruby to cross War Drive and to the very kind gentleman in the red truck for rescuing our pet dog, Ruby! M and J East Peoria We're interested in sharing random acts of kindness. Please write to: Kindness, 1 News Plaza, Peoria, IL 61643;... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Art and music events in central Illinois: Jan. 21, 2018St. Free, donation requested. Ceramics by Jeff Gourd, exhibit, through Feb. 9,
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
St. Free, donation requested. Ceramics by Jeff Gourd, exhibit, through Feb. 9, Gallery 336B, Illinois Central College, East Peoria Campus. Free. Visit www.ArtsAtICC.com or call 694-5113. Drawings by Gerald Hushlak, exhibit, through Feb. 16,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington hangs 10 for ninth straight Mid-Illini wrestling titlemore than doubling second-place Canton (110.5). Metamora finished third (107),
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
more than doubling second-place Canton (110.5). Metamora finished third (107), Pekin fourth (80), Limestone fifth (74), East Peoria sixth (72) and Morton seventh (57). "This tournament, having a couple weeks going into regionals, it's nice to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Women's March activates voters in East PeoriaKelsey Watznauer @kwatznauer EAST PEORIA — The voices of hundreds chanting "Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Kelsey Watznauer @kwatznauer EAST PEORIA — The voices of hundreds chanting "This is what democracy looks like" carried across the slushy Illinois River on Saturday afternoon. The celebration of the first anniversary of the Women's March moved... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC women trounce Lincoln Land 83-52EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team rolled to an
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team rolled to an 83-52 win over Lincoln Land on Saturday afternoon at Lorene Ramsey Gymnasium. The Cougars shot 53 percent from the floor and 42 percent from beyond the arc. They... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Business planner: Small business workshop this week focuses on starting a businessMatt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEOR
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Matt Buedel Journal Star Caterpillar/industry reporter @journobuedel EAST PEORIA — A free workshop offered this week at Fondulac Bank will focus on "Starting a Business in Illinois." The event runs from 3 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the Folepi Room at the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
List of events for the week of Jan. 21, 2018, in central Illinois5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Embassy Suites Ce
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
5 to 8 p.m. Friday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at The Embassy Suites Center Ballroom, 100 Conference Center Drive, East Peoria. There will be more than 50 vendors including cakes and foods to sample, photographers, design ideas and more.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Thousands gathering at women's marches across Illinoisand "putting that power in the polls." Events also are being held in Illinois
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
and "putting that power in the polls." Events also are being held in Illinois communities including Rockford, Bloomington, East Peoria and the Quad Cities and in cities across the U.S More than 1 million people attended similar gatherings... Read more
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Island Packet
Thousands expected at women's marches across IllinoisPolls." In addition to the Chicago rally and march, events also are planned in
Island Packet / Posted 3 days ago
Polls." In addition to the Chicago rally and march, events also are planned in communities including Rockford, Bloomington, East Peoria and the Quad Cities. More than 1 million people attended similar events across the U.S. last year in a show of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC program examines Jackie Chan and the Western HeroEAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s “Between the Lines” program explores J
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s “Between the Lines” program explores Jackie Chan and the Western Hero at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 5 in Room 212C/D on the East Peoria Campus. Facilitator for the discussion is Marsha Watson, ICC faculty member. Chan is... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria knife attacker sentenced to prisonA Bloomington man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for an attempted
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
A Bloomington man was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for an attempted armed robbery in East Peoria in which he cut his intended victim with a knife. Michael Foster, 25, pleaded guilty but mentally ill to that charge after those of home... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Jan. 19, 2018LLC, $3,000,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 409 Lotus Lane, Washington, Micah Bouillon t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
LLC, $3,000,000. TAZEWELL COUNTY 409 Lotus Lane, Washington, Micah Bouillon to Ashley Dally, $79,900. 216 Marion St., East Peoria, John S., Matthew S., and Robert M. Lutton to Jeffrey L. King, $82,500. 304 Parkview Drive, Washington, Tonya S.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Jan. 19, 2018Jan. 19 — A Grateful Dead Experience: The Schwag; Jan. 20 — Rockin' for Rachel
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Jan. 19 — A Grateful Dead Experience: The Schwag; Jan. 20 — Rockin' for Rachel 2018; Jan. 26 — James McMurtry. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: Jan. 20 — Rusty Barr & the Good Ole Boys; Jan. 27 — Night Life... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 things to do this weekend in central Illinois: Jan. 19, 20181 The Women's March 2018: March to the Polls will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturd
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
1 The Women's March 2018: March to the Polls will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at RiverFront Park in East Peoria, behind Walmart. This gathering of women and allies will celebrate the first anniversary of the Women's March. 2 Peoria Kids Fest,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Some ICC instructors get a chance to continue teaching or retirePam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Five of the
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Five of the 10 full-time Illinois Central College faculty members who recently learned they were no longer qualified to teach at the community college now have new options. The ICC... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Some ICC instructors get a chance to continue teaching or retirePam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Five of the
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Pam Adams Journal Star education reporter @padamspam EAST PEORIA — Five of the 10 full-time Illinois Central College faculty members who recently learned they were no longer qualified to teach at the community college now have new options. The ICC... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
IESA state cheerleading at Civic Center on Saturdayat 9 a.m., features 92 performances from 81 schools. Journal Star-area schools
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
at 9 a.m., features 92 performances from 81 schools. Journal Star-area schools competing are Bartonville Monroe, Cuba, East Peoria Central, Eureka, Farmington Central, Dunlap Middle School, Dunlap Valley Middle School, Germantown Hills,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Go figure: UI trustees edition, Jan. 18, 2018A&R Mechanical Contractors (Urbana) for plumbing, heating and ventilation work;
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
A&R Mechanical Contractors (Urbana) for plumbing, heating and ventilation work; $7.736 million to Oberlander Electric Co. (East Peoria) for electrical work; $5.729 million to Grunloh Construction (Effingham) for drywalling; and $9.88 million to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC women hold off South Suburban 62-53EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team held off a l
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College women's basketball team held off a late fourth-quarter rally in a 62-53 victory over South Suburban on Wednesday night. No. 11 ICC (14-5) had a 33-21 lead at halftime at Lorene Ramsey Gym before the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Winter months prime time for spotting eagles along Illinois Riverto Lerczak, another active viewing spot is Cooper Park along Peoria Lake, just
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
to Lerczak, another active viewing spot is Cooper Park along Peoria Lake, just south of the McClugage Bridge in East Peoria. The Illinois River flows through the middle of lower Peoria Lake and eagles may easily be seen by walking along... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Multiple accidents on westbound I-74 in East PeoriaNick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Westbound Interstate 74 in East
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
Nick Vlahos Journal Star reporter @vlahosnick Westbound Interstate 74 in East Peoria was the site Wednesday morning of several multiple-vehicle crashes with injuries, according to the Illinois State Police. The wrecks took place at milepost 98,... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Fired Cunningham Township workers say they're owed moneyis now represented by Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville. GOP tax-hike supporter
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
is now represented by Rep. Rodney Davis, R-Taylorville. GOP tax-hike supporter goes unchallenged Rep. Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, is the only GOP lawmaker in the Illinois House who hasn't either announced his retirement or drawn a primary... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton police expenses for 2017 community events total nearly $17,000the last eight years. Also among Greene's survivors are two children. He was
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
the last eight years. Also among Greene's survivors are two children. He was operations manager for Heart Technologies in East Peoria. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday and 9 to 9:45 a.m. Friday at Grace Church in Morton. A funeral... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
WRESTLING: Pekin's Haynes, Siddles win Quincy championshipschampionship for Siddles, a senior who missed most of last season because of a
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
championship for Siddles, a senior who missed most of last season because of a knee injury. Siddles was pinned by East Peoria's Lucas Raynor in 1:41 in his second match at Quincy. The two met Saturday in the championship match and Siddles... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria man charged with home invasion, sex assaultMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Prosecutors say a man invade
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Prosecutors say a man invaded an East Peoria woman’s home, sexually assaulted her with the threat of a knife and robbed her early Wednesday. Dangelo Woolfolk, 22, could be imprisoned for life if... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Art and music events in central Illinois: Jan. 14, 2018St. Free, donation requested. Ceramics by Jeff Gourd, exhibit, Jan. 17 to Feb.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
St. Free, donation requested. Ceramics by Jeff Gourd, exhibit, Jan. 17 to Feb. 9, Gallery 336B, Illinois Central College, East Peoria Campus. Free. Visit www.ArtsAtICC.com or call 694-5113. Drawings by Gerald Hushlak, exhibit, Jan. 17-Feb. 16,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Paul DeJong shares his story, his time at Cardinals CaravanDave Allen of the Journal Star EAST PEORIA — A year ago, Paul DeJong was a St.
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
Dave Allen of the Journal Star EAST PEORIA — A year ago, Paul DeJong was a St. Louis Cardinals minor leaguer on the team’s caravan, awaiting a return trip to Peoria, where he played 56 games in 2015. But the weather forced a change. “We had to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Stars of the Day: Metamora, Canton athletes shine3-pointers, including four in the second half, to finish with a game-high 31 po
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
3-pointers, including four in the second half, to finish with a game-high 31 points for the hosts in a 66-52 victory over East Peoria at the Redbird Roundball Classic. Cassidy Fawcett, Canton girls basketball: The junior guard scored 19 of her... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
EP man charged with home invasion, sex assaultBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Prosecutors say a man invaded an East P
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Prosecutors say a man invaded an East Peoria woman’s home, sexually assaulted her with the threat of a knife and robbed her early Wednesday. Dangelo Woolfolk, 22, could be imprisoned for life if he’s convicted... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Jan. 12, 2018L. Bennett, $92,500. 1525 Center St., Pekin, Samuel D. and Carol E. Brown to J
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
L. Bennett, $92,500. 1525 Center St., Pekin, Samuel D. and Carol E. Brown to John R. Waremburg, $95,000. 217 William St., East Peoria, Karon P. Garland to Drew L. Traver, $95,000. Vacant land, 4.4 acres, Commerce Drive, Morton, Michael N.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington church leases space to Uftring Chevroletshop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadil
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
shop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadillac in Peoria and the Uftring Automall in East Peoria. Weston called the outpouring of support for Uftring Chevrolet "humbling." Caterpillar Inc. and the city of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Jan. 12, 2018Chuck and Fiona Way; Jan. 14 — Rebirth Brass Band; Jan. 18 — Paul Thorn; Jan. 1
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Chuck and Fiona Way; Jan. 14 — Rebirth Brass Band; Jan. 18 — Paul Thorn; Jan. 19 — A Grateful Dead Experience: The Schwag. East Peoria American Legion, 100 Legion St., East Peoria: Jan. 13 — Midnite Wind; 7 p.m.; Jan. 20 — Rusty Barr & the Good Ole... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington church leases space to Uftring Chevrolet, delays plans to move inshop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadil
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
shop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadillac in Peoria and the Uftring Automall in East Peoria. Weston called the outpouring of support for Uftring Chevrolet "humbling." Caterpillar Inc. and the city of... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington church leases space to Uftring Chevrolet, delays plans to move inshop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadil
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
shop work is being done at Uftring body shops at Uftring Weston Chevrolet Cadillac in Peoria and the Uftring Automall in East Peoria. Weston called the outpouring of support for Uftring Chevrolet "humbling." Caterpillar Inc. and the city of... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Two Peoria-area officials selected as 2017-18 IHSA Officials of the Yearthat will be recognized at a banquet in July during the 2018 IHSA officials con
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
that will be recognized at a banquet in July during the 2018 IHSA officials conference held at the Embassy Suites in East Peoria. Officials are nominated by their officials associated and voted on by the IHSA executive board. The vote is... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois Central College closing, canceling activities after 5 p.m. because of weatherChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard EAST PEORIA — Be
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard EAST PEORIA — Because of expected inclement weather, with dipping temperatures and roadways potentially icing over after today's rain, Illinois Central College will close for the day at 5... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Illinois Central College closing, canceling activities after 5 p.m. because of weatherChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard EAST PEORIA — Be
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 12 days ago
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard EAST PEORIA — Because of expected inclement weather, with dipping temperatures and roadways potentially icing over after today's rain, Illinois Central College will close for the day at 5... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Florence Wuthrich of Roanoke celebrates 100 yearsfor the temporary campus of Illinois Central College and then enlarged the book
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
for the temporary campus of Illinois Central College and then enlarged the bookstore and moved it to the permanent East Peoria Campus when it was completed. Prior to that she was the bookstore manager at Eureka College. Her family requests... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 things to do this weekend: Jan. 11, 20181 The Heritage Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Illinois Central
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 12 days ago
1 The Heritage Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Illinois Central College's Performing Arts Center on the East Peoria campus. Tickets are $15 for the general public, $12 for seniors and $8 for students. 2 Peoria Symphony Orchestra is... Read more
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