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WRTV Indianapolis
SCORES: Indiana high school football Week 1020 Tipton 49, N. Putnam 7 Cloverdale 25, Speedway 20 Indpls Park Tudor 52, I
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted an hour ago
20 Tipton 49, N. Putnam 7 Cloverdale 25, Speedway 20 Indpls Park Tudor 52, Indpls Washington 0 Sectional 39 Eastern (Pekin) 59, Switzerland Co. 21 Paoli 42, Clarksville 0 Providence 48, Perry Central 15 Mitchell 26, Crawford Co. 20,... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin YWCA celebrates 30 years of child careare working mothers, offering a reliable child care facility contributes to the
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted an hour ago
are working mothers, offering a reliable child care facility contributes to the emotional wellness of career women. The Pekin YWCA has offered that service since 1987. “Any child care program is going to be valuable to our community,” said... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria, Pekin to receive federal housing grantsPEORIA — Peoria and Pekin will share more than $2.57 million in federal housing
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 hours ago
PEORIA — Peoria and Pekin will share more than $2.57 million in federal housing grants. The funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development was announced Friday in a news release from U.S. Sens. Dick Durbin and Tammy... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
New signs highlight Court Street attractionsBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times There’s “Art” on Court Street through t
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 hours ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times There’s “Art” on Court Street through the city’s downtown district, as well as Event Meadow, Splash Park and Festival Plaza. Those who didn’t know that – residents and non-residents alike – can now follow... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin woman imprisoned for bank theftBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Pekin woman’s choice to withdraw and
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 7 hours ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Pekin woman’s choice to withdraw and spend nearly $19,000 mistakenly deposited into her bank account produced a six-year prison term Friday. Michelle Harshman-Nichols, 46, received the minimum sentence... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Real-estate transactions: Oct. 20, 2017Estate LLC, $84,000. 200 N. Linnhill Lane, Washington, Jeannie Goldring to Cal
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 9 hours ago
Estate LLC, $84,000. 200 N. Linnhill Lane, Washington, Jeannie Goldring to Caleb Kaufman and Hannah Rose, $87,500. 934 Pekin Ave., Creve Coeur, Ethel M. Spracklen to Jason Wallett, $92,000. 2208 Willow St., Pekin, CEFCU to Dane P. Riley,... Read more
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Newton Daily News
C-M’s McConeghey makes statement with runner-up finishMcConeghey added six other ranked runners to her list of victims during a 1A st
Newton Daily News / Posted 12 hours ago
McConeghey added six other ranked runners to her list of victims during a 1A state meet qualifier that was hosted by Pekin. McConeghey led most of the way before finishing second to eighth-ranked Jenna Twait of Hudson. McConeghey though... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Inside Illinois' $16 billion backlog: What does the state owe your town?Village Treasurer North Henderson $2,077.14 North Henderson Village Treasure
Chicago Tribune / Posted 13 hours ago
Village Treasurer North Henderson $2,077.14 North Henderson Village Treasurer North Henderson $1,714.73 North Pekin Village Treasurer North Pekin $17,472.16 North Pekin Village Treasurer North Pekin $14,423.76 North Riverside... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Upcoming entertainment events in the Peoria area: Oct. 20, 2017Go to ptahike.org for more information. Hocus Pocus Murder Mystery Dinner, Oct
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 17 hours ago
Go to ptahike.org for more information. Hocus Pocus Murder Mystery Dinner, Oct. 28, Avanti's Dome, 3401 Griffin Ave., Pekin. Doors open at 5 p.m., cocktails at 5:30, dinner at 6 p.m. For information, call 346-3663. Tickets are $25 per... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Limestone clinches Mid-Illini volleyball title for Coach Stoneryears to send coach Shelly Stoner out in style. “I think tonight was huge,” sa
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
years to send coach Shelly Stoner out in style. “I think tonight was huge,” said Stoner after a 25-16, 25-15 victory over Pekin on Thursday night at Vern Woosley Gymnasium. “We spread the ball around a little bit more, we executed and we played... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin group wins state awardgrew many of the plants from seed and bought some perennials as well. They tea
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
grew many of the plants from seed and bought some perennials as well. They teamed up with Saintly Dragons’ 4-H Club in Pekin along with Girl Scout Troop 4185, also from Pekin, and a home-schooled family. The Master Gardeners did most of the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin junior high students learn why 'things go boom'Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Pekin junior high school’s
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Pekin junior high school’s students learned in general Thursday why the world’s oceans are turning more acidic and glimpsed a possible future of vehicles powered by non-polluting energy. They also... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin Salvation Army looks back on 2016 at annual dinnerBy Mike KramerTimes Correspondent The Salvation Army of Pekin held its 2017 An
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
By Mike KramerTimes Correspondent The Salvation Army of Pekin held its 2017 Annual Dinner Monday at the Pekin Country Club. The purpose of the event, other than to provide an opportunity to socialize and raise funds, was to recognize the past year’s... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin junior high students learn why 'things go boom'By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Pekin junior high school’s students l
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times A Pekin junior high school’s students learned in general Thursday why the world’s oceans are turning more acidic and glimpsed a possible future of vehicles powered by non-polluting energy. They also were... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Ground pork products from Pekin Schnucks store face recallChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you b
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you bought any of several fresh ground pork products from the Schnucks at 1001 Court Street between Monday and Wednesday, you'll want to return them posthaste. The company has... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ground pork products from Pekin Schnucks store face recallChris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you b
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
Chris Kaergard Journal Star political reporter @ChrisKaergard PEKIN — If you bought any of several fresh ground pork products from the Schnucks at 1001 Court Street between Monday and Wednesday, you'll want to return them posthaste. The company has... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Ferguson: Quarterbacks impressive across the boardroutes and improve his accuracy. He does have help in big-play threats Isaac Gu
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
routes and improve his accuracy. He does have help in big-play threats Isaac Guyton, Josiah Miamen and Charlie Mangieri. Pekin’s Quinn Theleritis has had no shortage of options to throw to, either. The 6-foot-4 senior faced a tough task in taking... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Tazewell veterans seek help with VA from Cheri BustosMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Tazewell County military vet
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Tazewell County military veterans, many of whom served in Vietnam, told U.S. Rep. Cheri Bustos Wednesday of problems they’ve dealt with for decades when they’ve sought medical care through the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
GIRLS TENNIS: Coach proud of Pekin's effort at sectionalsBy Steve Stein / Times Correspondent Nobody from the Pekin girls tennis team q
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
By Steve Stein / Times Correspondent Nobody from the Pekin girls tennis team qualified for the state tournament from the Class 2A Normal Community Sectional, but coach Gary Garver liked what he saw from his players. “The draw gods weren’t kind to... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Eligible women may receive mammogram on 16th Annual National Mammography DayPEKIN — On Oct. 20, women ages 40-64 years living in Tazewell, Woodford, Peoria
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
PEKIN — On Oct. 20, women ages 40-64 years living in Tazewell, Woodford, Peoria and Marshall counties will be eligible for a free mammogram from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Women’s Diagnostic Center at UnityPoint Health - Pekin. Income or insurance will... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Tazewell vets seek better VA care through BustosBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County military veterans, many
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Tazewell County military veterans, many of whom served in Vietnam, told one of the county’s U.S. Congress members Wednesday of problems they’ve dealt with for decades when they’ve sought medical care through... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Central Illinois ghost hunters share experiencesBy Julie Schimmelpfennig / Times Correspondent PEKIN — It is the time of year
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
By Julie Schimmelpfennig / Times Correspondent PEKIN — It is the time of year for haunted houses, telling spooky stories and watching scary movies. The members of Central Illinois Ghost Hunters get their thrills another way. They seek out paranormal... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
City to gather for annual Night Out children's eventBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times At least 1,500 of the city’s super hero
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 2 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times At least 1,500 of the city’s super heroes, princesses, cowboys and scary characters will gather Thursday night for a community party, along with their parents. Children from outside Pekin’s city limits are... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
North Dakota-commit Brynn Nieukirk leaves Washington volleyball teamand two other senior starters have left the Washington volleyball program follo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
and two other senior starters have left the Washington volleyball program following Thursday’s straight-set loss to Pekin, Nieukirk mother, Keely Nieukirk, confirms. Nieukirk helped lead the Panthers to a 27-8 season in 2016 and earned... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Eureka volleyball wins Heart of Illinois, other tight conference racesconference record. Richwoods was fourth at 7-3. Peoria High (1-9) and Manual (0
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 2 days ago
conference record. Richwoods was fourth at 7-3. Peoria High (1-9) and Manual (0-10) finished at the bottom. Mid-Illini Pekin scored a big senior night win Tuesday in straight sets over Metamora (28-6, 11-2). The Dragons (27-6, 11-2) keep their... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dragons finish fourth in O'Fallon tournamentBy Steve SteinTimes Correspondent After sweeping three matches in pool play Fr
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
By Steve SteinTimes Correspondent After sweeping three matches in pool play Friday, the Pekin volleyball team faced a pair of tough foes Saturday in the bracket portion of the O’Fallon Invitational. Belleville Althoff beat Pekin 25-15, 25-21 in the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Dragons finish fourth in O'Fallon tournamentBy Steve SteinTimes Correspondent After sweeping three matches in pool play Fr
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
By Steve SteinTimes Correspondent After sweeping three matches in pool play Friday, the Pekin volleyball team faced a pair of tough foes Saturday in the bracket portion of the O’Fallon Invitational. Belleville Althoff beat Pekin 25-15, 25-21 in the... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Illinois teen driving deaths drop by halfMichael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Driving deaths among Illinoi
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Michael Smothers GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — Driving deaths among Illinois teenagers has dropped by half over the nine years since the state made it tougher for teens to get driver’s licenses. Other factors may also have played roles in the... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
State teen driving deaths drop by halfBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Driving deaths among Illinois teenagers
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Driving deaths among Illinois teenagers has dropped by half over the nine years since the state made it tougher for teens to get driver’s licenses. Other factors may also have played roles in the state’s... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Pekin reaps benefits of amended enterprise zoneBy Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Times reportersharris@pekintimes.com The sta
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
By Sharon Woods HarrisPekin Daily Times reportersharris@pekintimes.com The state of Illinois has granted a request by the city of Pekin to add an additional 115 acres of land into the Southern Tazewell County Enterprise Zone, which paves the way for... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Nick in the AM: Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerthing Wednesday. The executive board of the Tazewell County GOP interviewed Fo
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 3 days ago
thing Wednesday. The executive board of the Tazewell County GOP interviewed Foley and four other candidates last week at a Pekin restaurant. Like Baldi, the interim coroner must be a Republican. The County Board also stipulated the nominee not run... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Minier's Brian Foley set to become Tazewell coronerthing Wednesday. The executive board of the Tazewell County GOP interviewed Fo
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
thing Wednesday. The executive board of the Tazewell County GOP interviewed Foley and four other candidates last week at a Pekin restaurant. Like Baldi, the interim coroner must be a Republican. The County Board also stipulated the nominee not run... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Pekin council, Teamsters Local 627 pleased with pactsSharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — The City Council on Monda
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — The City Council on Monday voted 7-0 to approve three-year contracts with its four Teamsters, Chauffeurs & Helpers Local 697 units. The first year of the contract is virtually a wash in increased... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Solid second for Pekin boys at conference meettall task. It didn’t happen Friday, when the No. 13 state-ranked Redbirds won
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
tall task. It didn’t happen Friday, when the No. 13 state-ranked Redbirds won their fifth straight conference meet title. Pekin had plenty of reasons to be proud, too. The Dragons placed second behind Metamora, their best finish at the conference... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Solid second for Pekin boys at conference meettall task. It didn’t happen Friday, when the No. 13 state-ranked Redbirds won
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
tall task. It didn’t happen Friday, when the No. 13 state-ranked Redbirds won their fifth straight conference meet title. Pekin had plenty of reasons to be proud, too. The Dragons placed second behind Metamora, their best finish at the conference... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Grants will upgrade Tazewell fire departmentsBy Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Among health and safety concerns facing
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
By Michael Smothers/ Pekin Daily Times Among health and safety concerns facing firefighters, hearing loss doesn’t readily come to mind – except among firefighters. “It’s a big concern in the fire prevention business,” Pekin Fire Department Chief... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Luciano: Amid a hurricane and horror, hope collides two Tazewell natives in Floridapress. But as Agles, her family and friends rejoiced, another family was heart
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
press. But as Agles, her family and friends rejoiced, another family was heartbroken. Mayhew was born and raised in Pekin, where she attended high school before moving to Peoria. Eventually, she relocated to Florida, where she gave birth to... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Peoria home sales decline 2 percent in third quarterIllinois towns that showed third-quarter gains in home sales included Bartonvil
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 4 days ago
Illinois towns that showed third-quarter gains in home sales included Bartonville (19 percent), Chillicothe (10.8 percent), Pekin (14 percent) and West Peoria (18.8 percent). Steve Tarter covers city and county government for the Journal Star. He... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
PCHS students get a taste of charitable worksBy Sharon Woods Harris / Pekin Daily Times / sharris@pekintimes.com It’s not j
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 4 days ago
By Sharon Woods Harris / Pekin Daily Times / sharris@pekintimes.com It’s not just all about academics at Pekin Community High School — students there learn about those who need help and what they can do to make their lives a little easier. “Our... Read more
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CBS News
Meet a convicted felon who became a Georgetown law professorknow that he's a convicted felon and that less than a decade ago was an inmate
CBS News / Posted 5 days ago
know that he's a convicted felon and that less than a decade ago was an inmate at the federal correctional institution in Pekin, Illinois. Steve Kroft: You're a professor at one of the finest law schools in the country. Is that something that you... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
A listing of fundraising events, Oct. 15, 2017Youth Programs. For more information, email FORY@raisinguprichland.org or call
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 5 days ago
Youth Programs. For more information, email FORY@raisinguprichland.org or call 232-8817. AMVETS fundraising dinner NORTH PEKIN — North Pekin AMVETS Riders Chapter 169 will be serving homemade tenderloin dinners from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the post... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Boys soccer regional roundup: Peoria High, Roanoke-Benson move onfor R-B (11-8-1). Jaime Cervantes scored on an assist from Anthony Collins for
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
for R-B (11-8-1). Jaime Cervantes scored on an assist from Anthony Collins for Richwoods (7-11-1). At Joliet Central: Pekin scrapped and clawed, but fell short in a 2-0 loss to Joliet Central, which moves on to face Rock Island in a regional... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Morton golfer Tommy Kuhl obliterates state records on way to Class 2A titlenext at 164 — Bobby Strode, who posted a 78 Saturday, and Isaac Ingold, who had
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
next at 164 — Bobby Strode, who posted a 78 Saturday, and Isaac Ingold, who had a 77. In Class 3A at the Den at Fox Creek, Pekin ended in last place among the 12 teams with a 649, but shot much better than Friday with a 311 total. The Dragons ended... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Amid a hurricane and horror, hope collides two Tazewell natives in Floridapress. But as Agles, her family and friends rejoiced, another family was heart
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
press. But as Agles, her family and friends rejoiced, another family was heartbroken. Mayhew was born and raised in Pekin, where she attended high school before moving to Peoria. Eventually, she relocated to Florida, where she gave birth to... Read more
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Fort Wayne Journal Gazette
Indiana HS football scores | High schools(Ft. Wayne) 31, Ft. Wayne Wayne 21 Cass 35, Twin Lakes 26 Centerville 38, Win
Fort Wayne Journal Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
(Ft. Wayne) 31, Ft. Wayne Wayne 21 Cass 35, Twin Lakes 26 Centerville 38, Winchester 14 Charlestown 20, Eastern (Pekin) 16 Chesterton 14, Merrillville 7 Churubusco 41, Fairfield 7 Cloverdale 33, N. Putnam 19 Columbia City 40, Norwell... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Metamora plays spoiler in senior night win over PekinAaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron METAMORA — Meta
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 6 days ago
Aaron Ferguson Journal Star prep sports reporter @sports_aaron METAMORA — Metamora got big plays when it needed and beat Pekin 44-34 on Friday night, denying the Dragons of a potential playoff appearance. Metamora (3-5, 3-3) put away the Mid-Illini... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Dunlap captures share of its first Mid-Illini football championshiptouchdown runs by Huber and Fengel, giving the team something to build on in pr
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 6 days ago
touchdown runs by Huber and Fengel, giving the team something to build on in preparation for its season finale next week at Pekin. “Well, we’re getting better,” Limestone coach Darin Driscoll said. “We’ve gotten better every week. Our competition... Read more
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The Telegraph
FRIDAY PREP FOOTBALL SCORES75, Auburn 39 Marshall 36, Casey-Westfield 8 Martinsville 39, Oblong 6 McHen
The Telegraph / Posted 6 days ago
75, Auburn 39 Marshall 36, Casey-Westfield 8 Martinsville 39, Oblong 6 McHenry 47, Hampshire 14 Metamora 44, Pekin 34 Milledgeville 26, River Ridge 6 Minooka 24, Oswego East 6 Moline 24, Rock Island Alleman 10 Momence 48, S.... Read more
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Newsmax
Shon Hopwood: Bank Robber to Law Professorwho saw his talent while behind bars, CBS News reported. Hopwood was a prisone
Newsmax / Posted 7 days ago
who saw his talent while behind bars, CBS News reported. Hopwood was a prisoner at the Federal Correctional Institution in Pekin, Illinois, when a case he prepared for a fellow inmate was argued before the U.S. Supreme Court. The contact he made... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Missouri teen charged in double-fatal wreck in Tazewell CountySharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Missouri teenager was c
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 7 days ago
Sharon Woods Harris GateHouse Media Illinois PEKIN — A Missouri teenager was charged Thursday in connection with the deaths of two people in a two-vehicle crash on Townline Road near Mackinaw in early September. Tyler Dean Buch, 17, of St. Peters,... Read more
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