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Peoria Journal Star
Could officiating shortage kill off high school football?the same page. You are not there to berate the officials into where it ruins th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
the same page. You are not there to berate the officials into where it ruins the game.” Rutledge, 29, played basketball at East Peoria and coached for a few years. He got into officiating after being challenged by his wife as he scrutinized... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin pitches a shutout in win over East Peoriabecause of a penalty spells disaster for a football team. But not Friday night
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
because of a penalty spells disaster for a football team. But not Friday night. Pekin had those problems but still blanked East Peoria 31-0 in a Mid-Illini Conference game at steamy Memorial Stadium. It was the second straight win for Pekin (3-2,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
GOLF: Eighteen teams will compete in Lady Dragon Classicthe party this year, replacing Oak Park Fenwick. The Mid-Illini Conference wil
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
the party this year, replacing Oak Park Fenwick. The Mid-Illini Conference will be well represented with Pekin, Dunlap, East Peoria, Limestone, Morton and Washington, six of the conference’s eight teams. Rounding out the tournament field are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria on path to close its dispatch center in consolidation planScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Th
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — The East Peoria City Council was the first to approve an intergovernmental agreement to consolidate dispatch centers in Tazewell County, a move that will ultimately lead to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Sept. 22, 2017to Dale Ehringer, $93,850. 114 N. 17th St., Pekin, Dennis J. Hicks to Justin a
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
to Dale Ehringer, $93,850. 114 N. 17th St., Pekin, Dennis J. Hicks to Justin and Kristen Miller, $95,000. 200 Gem St., East Peoria, Gregory L. and Janet L. White to Janis L. Shumate, $96,000. 151 Field Grove Court, East Peoria, Jeff Hamm, Etta... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin's goal: 'Clean up mistakes in the back'next week. Season opening 1-1 draws with Edwardsville (10-1-2) and Moline (6-2
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
next week. Season opening 1-1 draws with Edwardsville (10-1-2) and Moline (6-2-5) set the tone for the Eagles, who outshot East Peoria 14-4 in a 0-0 tie Sept. 5 but needed a late goal to get a 2-2 draw with Morton a week later. The Eagles’ 1-1... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Attracting families to Pekin — what's the secret?had to keep that in mind. We went and toured a lot of homes throughout the cent
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
had to keep that in mind. We went and toured a lot of homes throughout the central Illinois area — Bartonville, Morton, East Peoria, Washington, Pekin — and as far as square footage, cost and everything Pekin was just hands down the best. We... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 things to do this weekend: Sept. 22, 2017Legion Post 1115, 500 Legion Lane, Spring Bay. 4. A Classic Car Cruise-in will
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Legion Post 1115, 500 Legion Lane, Spring Bay. 4. A Classic Car Cruise-in will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the East Peoria Levee District. 5. Sommer Park's Pioneer Days will be from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Activities include blacksmithing,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Soccer notes 9/21next week. Season opening 1-1 draws with Edwardsville (10-1-2) and Moilne (6-2
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
next week. Season opening 1-1 draws with Edwardsville (10-1-2) and Moilne (6-2-5) set the tone for the Eagles, who outshot East Peoria 14-4 in a 0-0 tie on Sept. 5 but needed a late goal to get a 2-2 draw with Morton a week later. The Eagles’ 1-1... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
5 questions with Mark Skaggs, East Peoria cross countryStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Mark Skaggs is a senio
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
Stan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Mark Skaggs is a senior and No. 1 runner for the East Peoria boys cross country team. As a junior, Skaggs finished sixth in the Mid-Illini Conference meet to earn all-league honors. He... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
5 questions with Mark Skaggs, East Peoria cross countryStan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Mark Skaggs is a senio
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Stan Morris Journal Star sports reporter @StanMorrisPJS Mark Skaggs is a senior and No. 1 runner for the East Peoria boys cross country team. As a junior, Skaggs finished sixth in the Mid-Illini Conference meet to earn all-league honors. He... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria hosts 25-team cross country invite on SaturdayIllinois Central College is the site of the 26th annual East Peoria Invitationa
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Illinois Central College is the site of the 26th annual East Peoria Invitational cross country meet Saturday. The varsity girls race begins at 9 a.m., followed by the varsity boys race 40 minutes later. The 25-team field includes area teams Morton,... Read more
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The Chattanoogan
IRONMAN Athletes And Their Storiesbe the oldest athlete to compete in IRONMAN Chattanooga this year. YOUNGEST IR
The Chattanoogan / Posted 3 days ago
be the oldest athlete to compete in IRONMAN Chattanooga this year. YOUNGEST IRONMAN AT CHATTANOOGA Gavin O’Donohue of East Peoria, Il. Age: 18 (11/19/98) Gavin will be competing in this year’s race, not only as the youngest athlete, but... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PREP NOTES: Hungry Tigers roar to sixth straight soccer victorySteve Stein / Times Correspondent Make it six straight wins for the Illini Blu
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
Steve Stein / Times Correspondent Make it six straight wins for the Illini Bluffs boys soccer team. The Tigers defeated East Peoria 4-1 Saturday, breaking open the game in the second half after the teams were scoreless at halftime. "We have... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria council drops sales tax hike voteScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — To
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — To a man, the East Peoria City Council seems to be aware that a fiscal calamity is within their view. For now, however, the five members seem collectively unable to do... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria native Tim Atwood returning home for show Sept. 29EAST PEORIA — East Peoria native Tim Atwood returned to The Grand Ole Opry stag
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA — East Peoria native Tim Atwood returned to The Grand Ole Opry stage Sept. 16, where he performed with Opry legend Jeannie Seely. On Sept. 7 and 9, he was the featured artist on the #1 rated show on RFD-TV "Larry's Country Diner," and... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria volleyball building for futureAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron East Peoria is
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron East Peoria is young, with only two seniors on the team and nine players getting their first experience of varsity volleyball. The Raiders will go through growing pains, but understand... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
High school juniors and seniors invited to ICC 'College Night' Oct. 18EAST PEORIA — Area high school students and their parents are invited to Illino
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
EAST PEORIA — Area high school students and their parents are invited to Illinois Central College’s “College Night” on Wed., Oct. 18, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the ICC CougarPlex (the facility that encompasses the Lorene Ramsey Gym). “College Night”... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
First responders, in pink, deliver hugsBartonville, Peoria and Dunlap before ending the day with a surprise visit, whi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Bartonville, Peoria and Dunlap before ending the day with a surprise visit, which was arranged by family, to a woman at an East Peoria restaurant. The visitors to Nitzschke’s home, including city firefighters and police officers, lined up to offer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria sales tax increase on City Council agendaScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — An
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — An item to increase the sales tax on some purchases in East Peoria is on Tuesday's City Council agenda, but it could be pulled without a vote. Commissioner Dan Decker is... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
First responders, in pink, deliver hugsBartonville, Peoria and Dunlap before ending the day with a surprise visit, whi
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 5 days ago
Bartonville, Peoria and Dunlap before ending the day with a surprise visit, which was arranged by family, to a woman at an East Peoria restaurant. The visitors to Darci’s home, including city firefighters and police officers, lined up to offer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Stars of the Day: Metamora, Illini Bluffs athletes shineWebb, Illini Bluffs boys soccer: The junior midfielder scored two goals to lift
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Webb, Illini Bluffs boys soccer: The junior midfielder scored two goals to lift IB to a 4-1 nonconference road win over East Peoria. Noelle Peplowski, Metamora Co-op girls swimming: The senior won the 200-yard IM with a time of 2 minutes, 5.56... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton, Pekin golf teams in top three at Dragon Classicwith a 73 to tie for second, while teammate Jack Halstead (75) finished tied fo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
with a 73 to tie for second, while teammate Jack Halstead (75) finished tied for fifth. Mason Minkel (76) placed 10th. East Peoria (335) tied for seventh led by Matthew Cox's 75. Washington (336) finished in ninth, and Notre Dame (338) claimed... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICC sweeps pair in first day of its own tournamentEAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College volleyball team won two matches in i
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
EAST PEORIA — The Illinois Central College volleyball team won two matches in its home tournament on Friday. In the first match, ICC downed Southeastern Iowa 25-16, 17-25, 25-16, 25-17. ICC's Claire Milnes had 16 kills, while teammate Maria... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin hopes to enjoy home cooking at Dragon ClassicDragon Classic field is the same as last year and includes five of the eight te
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Dragon Classic field is the same as last year and includes five of the eight teams in the Mid-Illini Conference: Pekin, East Peoria, Metamora, Morton and Washington. Belleville East, Belleville West, Bloomington, Bloomington Central Catholic,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap rolls past East Peoria 47-0 for 4-0 startDave Allen of the Journal Star EAST PEORIA — Dunlap spread the wealth as sever
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
Dave Allen of the Journal Star EAST PEORIA — Dunlap spread the wealth as several players scored several different ways in a 40-point first half Friday night in a 47-0 Mid-Illini Conference win at East Peoria. The Eagles have won their first four... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
For the love of artShe has gone to schools and nursing homes. All the supplies are included. Recen
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
She has gone to schools and nursing homes. All the supplies are included. Recently, she traveled to Rosewood Care Center in East Peoria. “Oh my gosh!" said Ziegenbein. "They were so excited. We painted flower pots, and after that, I brought flowers... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Fighting Pekin brothers face drug chargesPekin brothers face serious drug charges because they picked the wrong time to
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 8 days ago
Pekin brothers face serious drug charges because they picked the wrong time to fight each other in an East Peoria motel this week. The scuffle Monday between Thomas Cox, 24, and Tristan Bass, 22, drew the attention of police... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Sept. 15, 2017N. Taft to Kyle Lueken, $85,000. 1321 Caroline St., Pekin, John K. Clark to Se
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 8 days ago
N. Taft to Kyle Lueken, $85,000. 1321 Caroline St., Pekin, John K. Clark to Sean Gulley, $87,500. 140 Devron Circle, East Peoria, Timothy G. Miller to Nicholas J. and Kristina M. Knollenberg, $94,000. 13680 Hurt Road, Pekin, Warren E. and... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Washington worried about 'super-talented' MetamoraMorton. Leading receiver Bryton McDonald set records for receptions (15) and r
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
Morton. Leading receiver Bryton McDonald set records for receptions (15) and receiving yards (216). Confidence building: East Peoria is off to its best start since 2014, when the Raiders started 3-0. After dropping the season opener at Streator,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PREP NOTES: Pekin cross country teams to face state-ranked foesbeginning with next Tuesday’s match against M-I contender Dunlap. A trip to Pek
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
beginning with next Tuesday’s match against M-I contender Dunlap. A trip to Pekin will be followed by a home game against East Peoria, with an Oct. 10 trip to second-place Morton in the conference finale looming large. The Panthers got an... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria police officer injured leading St. Jude RidesAn East Peoria motorcycle police officer was injured and transported to a local
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
An East Peoria motorcycle police officer was injured and transported to a local hospital after an accident at 9:08 a.m. Thursday at South Second Street and Fayette Street in Pekin. The officer was leading the St. Jude Rides that started Thursday. It... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria houses damaged in 2013 landslide are coming downScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — De
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Demolition began this week of the seven houses in East Peoria's Pinecrest Hills subdivision that were severely damaged by a landslide more than four years ago. Three houses... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
East Peoria motorcycle officer injured in crash during St. Jude RidesSharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — An East Peoria motorcycle
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — An East Peoria motorcycle police officer was injured and transported to a local hospital after an accident at 9:08 a.m. Thursday at South Second Street and Fayette Street in Pekin. The officer... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Demolition begins on East Peoria houses damaged in 2013 landslideScott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — De
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 days ago
Scott Hilyard Journal Star communities reporter @scotthilyard EAST PEORIA — Demolition began this week of the seven houses in East Peoria's Pinecrest Hills subdivision that were severely damaged by a landslide more than four years ago. Three houses... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
East Peoria police officer injured leading St. Jude runAn East Peoria motorcycle police officer was injured and transported to a local
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 9 days ago
An East Peoria motorcycle police officer was injured and transported to a local hospital after an accident at 9:08 a.m. Thursday at South Second Street and Fayette Street in Pekin. The officer was leading the St. Jude Rides that started Thursday. It... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Throw out the records in historic Metamora-Washington rivalryreceiver Bryton McDonald also set records for receptions (15) and receiving yar
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
receiver Bryton McDonald also set records for receptions (15) and receiving yards (216). CONFIDENCE BUILDING East Peoria is off to its best start since 2014, when the Raiders started 3-0. After dropping the season opener at Streator,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PCHS ROUNDUP Pekin golfers 'moving in the right direction'control: Goals by Ethan Sandoval and Michael Geier gave the Pekin boys soccer t
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 10 days ago
control: Goals by Ethan Sandoval and Michael Geier gave the Pekin boys soccer team a 2-1 win Tuesday over visiting East Peoria in a Mid-Illini Conference match at Coal Miners Park. “This was one of our better games this season,” said Pekin... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington soccer doing it with defensebeginning with Tuesday’s match against M-I contender Dunlap. A trip to Pekin wi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 10 days ago
beginning with Tuesday’s match against M-I contender Dunlap. A trip to Pekin will be followed by a home game against East Peoria, with an Oct. 10 trip to second-place Morton in the league finale looming large. The Panthers got an unexpected... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Stars of the Day, Tuesday, Sept. 12: Morton, Dunlap athletes shineMorton, golf: The Potters senior fired a 5-under par 31 on the front nine at Qu
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Morton, golf: The Potters senior fired a 5-under par 31 on the front nine at Quail Meadows in a 159-149 victory over host East Peoria. The two-time Journal Star Golfer of the Year was assessed a two-stroke penalty for consulting with a teammate,... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
At bloody crash scene, humanity rushes to rescuePhil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil EAST PEORIA — I lost my belt
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Phil Luciano Journal Star columnist @lucianophil EAST PEORIA — I lost my belt on the way to work Tuesday. It was used for a tourniquet. I hesitate to write about this, because I don’t want to imply that I did anything extraordinary. I didn’t.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dan Fogelberg schoolmates hit Nashville for 'Part of the Plan'Happy Herd left Peoria after high school, too. All but Berger attended Western
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 11 days ago
Happy Herd left Peoria after high school, too. All but Berger attended Western Illinois University. Murrell now lives in East Peoria, but Pesch has been in California for decades. Berger resides in the Chicago suburb of Wayne. Borges lives in... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Coles County: Wolf wins Normal Community Invite38, Monticello 94, 3. Springfield 120, 4. Chatham-Glenwood 129, 5. Mattoon 131,
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 13 days ago
38, Monticello 94, 3. Springfield 120, 4. Chatham-Glenwood 129, 5. Mattoon 131, 6. Urbana 144, 7. Quincy 147, 8. East Peoria 198, 9. Sacred Heart Griffin 217, 10. Bloomington 246, 11. Springfield Southeast 273, 12. East St. Louis 317, 13.... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Washington remembers 9/11 and thanks local first respondersabout your city," he said. LaHood was joined on the stage by state Reps. Keith
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
about your city," he said. LaHood was joined on the stage by state Reps. Keith Sommer, R-Morton, and Mike Unes, R-East Peoria, and state Sen. Bill Brady, R-Bloomington, the newly elected Illinois Senate minority leader. Washington Mayor... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Mattoon invite renamed after Dixon298, 3. Normal Uni High 301, 4. Barrington 302, 5. Charleston 303, 6. Morton 30
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 13 days ago
298, 3. Normal Uni High 301, 4. Barrington 302, 5. Charleston 303, 6. Morton 309, 7. (Tie) Bloomington Central Catholic and East Peoria 312, 9. Quincy 315, 10. Alton Marquette Catholic 316, 11. Normal West 317, 12. Quincy Notre Dame 319, 13. (Tie)... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell, Woodford marriages, divorces: Sept. 10, 2017Stetler, 23; both Mapleton. Matthew Waldschmidt, 36, Bloomington; Elizabeth Ro
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 13 days ago
Stetler, 23; both Mapleton. Matthew Waldschmidt, 36, Bloomington; Elizabeth Rogers, 37, Pekin. Todd Waldschmidt, 47, East Peoria; Megan Murray, 41, Chillicothe. Denver Watters, 34; Ashley Kanaga, 29; both Washington. Jacob Winter, 30;... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin golf team takes third at invite in Mattoontop scorers for Pekin. Tommy Kuhl shot a 2-under 70 in the second round to hel
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 14 days ago
top scorers for Pekin. Tommy Kuhl shot a 2-under 70 in the second round to help Morton (630) to a sixth-place finish. East Peoria finished in 11th place with a 654 total. Reid Johnson (159) and Matthew Cox (161) led the Raiders. Edwardsville... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
Coles County Roundup298, 3. Normal Uni High 301, 4. Barrington 302, 5. Charleston 303, 6. Morton 30
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted 15 days ago
298, 3. Normal Uni High 301, 4. Barrington 302, 5. Charleston 303, 6. Morton 309, 7. (Tie) Bloomington Central Catholic and East Peoria 312, 9. Quincy 315, 10. Alton Marquette Catholic 316, 11. Normal West 317, 12. Quincy Notre Dame 319, 13. (Tie)... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Local women artists celebrate biennial symposium at Bradley Universityby Heart of Illinois Chorus with guest quartet ClassRing, 7:30 p.m., Illinois C
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 15 days ago
by Heart of Illinois Chorus with guest quartet ClassRing, 7:30 p.m., Illinois Central College Performing Arts Building, East Peoria. Call 231-6468 or visit www.hoichorus.com. General admission $12, $10 for seniors, children 10 and younger free,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Local Flavors Dinner Series to showcase Black Angus CaféDaily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Bill Salsman started his restaurant career a
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 16 days ago
Daily Timessharris@pekintimes.com Bill Salsman started his restaurant career as a busboy at an antique mall restaurant in East Peoria when he was only a youth, but he soon developed a taste for a more savory career. Salsman of East Peoria has... Read more
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