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There are five freshmen among the 13 wrestlers in Pekin's starting lineup. And one first-year wrestler. That's nearly half of the Dragons' lineup who... [Read More]
The Cobbler Corner in Pekin was closed Tuesday to bid farewell to the restaurant's founder.  Mike Rrushaj, the owner of the family restaurant since... [Read More]
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Recent visits from the AmeriCorps last month taught L.E. Starke Primary School second graders how to use pillowcases for disaster and emergency preparedness. On... [Read More]
Pekin Police Officers, Pekin Firemen and AMT medics shopped with children on Saturday, Dec. 8, at Big R, 3315 Court St., Pekin, as part of the annual... [Read More]
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A former South Pekin man will serve a 10-year prison term as an area "kingpin" of meth manufacturing and sales. John Pennington, 60, faced... [Read More]
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Our nation this week marked the 77th anniversary of the Empire of Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, that triggered the... [Read More]
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It appears this will be a season-long learning and training experience for the majority of the Pekin co-op boys swimming and diving team. "We... [Read More]
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PEKIN  — A former Washington man allegedly broke into his ex-wife's house, then beat and told her he would stab her to death. Anthony... [Read More]
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PEKIN  — A suburban Chicago attorney must appear in a Tazewell County courtroom later this month to represent his client charged with drug-induced homicide, a... [Read More]
Pekin police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Tuesday at the Sprint store on Court Street. No one was injured, and no... [Read More]
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The boys high school basketball season is nearly three weeks old. So it's about time for Pekin to finally play at home. Back-to-back home... [Read More]
Hundreds of miles of pedestrian rights-of-way in the city of Pekin are nearly impossible to navigate for disabled residents and visitors who depend on wheelchairs... [Read More]
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Jill Davis-Forgy's battle with scoliosis over the past three decades has given her firsthand insight into the challenges of living with the condition and the... [Read More]
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Hard-work and dedication paid off for four Pekin Community High School music students. Jack Mansfield, Maddy Prichard, Isiah Alexander and Paige Calvert were selected for... [Read More]
3:59 p.m. update: All lanes have re-opened, according to Illinois State Police.CREVE COEUR — Illinois State Police troopers have the right lane of westbound Interstate... [Read More]
Mid-Illini Conference volleyball coaches predicted the race for this year's conference championship would involve several teams. Nearly halfway through the conference season, that's certainly... [Read More]
While Illinois is celebrated its bicentennial this year, and the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its quasquicentennial (125 years) next month, there are... [Read More]
The Tazewell County Health Department's proposed 20-year Resource Recovery and Management Plan unveiled Thursday would extend the life of local landfills, saving the county money.... [Read More]
EUREKA — The Tazewell County Health Department has denied a Journal Star Freedom of Information request for more information on the cryptosporidium outbreak originating in a... [Read More]
PEORIA — Area schools have the chance to win $25,000 by casting votes in UnityPoint Health's "Imagine the Amazing" online contest.Already 483,000 votes  have been cast... [Read More]
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