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Wintertime is rough on us, but for many animals at Wildlife Prairie Park, it's playtime. Despite the arctic temperatures, many furry creatures were out and... [Read More]
The Peoria Symphony Orchestra hosts... [Read More]
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Ben Zobrist understands both sides of the Great Cubs-Cardinals Social Media War."I've been on both sides, really," the veteran Cubs star said Sunday. "I grew... [Read More]
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The Varna location of a large area cooperative farm services business will expand and update its facilities if the Marshall County Board approves a re-zoning... [Read More]
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Bradley played small Sunday, but came up big.Their first Missouri Valley Conference win in six tries, 57-54 over Southern Illinois, was the result of some... [Read More]
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The Washington Chamber of Commerce has been a part of the city's business community since the chamber opened in 1959.The chamber's office - in at... [Read More]
Historian Christina Smith will present "The Lincoln Conspirators" at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Pekin Public Library's community room, 301 S. Fourth St.Her program will... [Read More]
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PEORIA —The Bradley women's basketball team needed overtime, but the Braves earned their first Missouri Valley Conference home victory of the season Sunday with a... [Read More]
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"He would have been 90 this year," says the Rev. Jesse Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow PUSH Coalition.Jackson was reflecting on this year's... [Read More]
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A man allegedly armed with a gun Saturday night caused police to close streets near a Farmington convenience store, authorities stated.Police on Sunday identified the... [Read More]
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In case you haven't figured it out, some politicians hold the people who elected them in contempt.Skeptical?Well, look no further than what state Rep. Lou... [Read More]
A woman thought to have moved away though she was elected to the McDonough County Board in November now says she will retain her Macomb... [Read More]
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Frances Tiafoe just kept shaking his head and calling the whole thing "crazy" and "unbelievable." Which it all kind of is.That he reached his first... [Read More]
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WEST PEORIA — A vehicle apparently struck and killed a pedestrian early Sunday near the West Peoria city limits, authorities stated.Police found the victim, a 39-year-old... [Read More]
Items for the Arts Plus calendar need to be submitted 10 days prior to publication. Send information to Sally McKee at smckee@pjstar.com or by mail... [Read More]
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PEORIA — One was the voice of the team for a generation. The other was the face of the franchise's work ethic reputation.Their body of work... [Read More]
Tags: Fame - Rivermen - Butch
FARMINGTON — An unspecified emergency caused the Farmington Police Department to close the area around Casey's General Store for about an hour Saturday night, authorities stated.The... [Read More]
Victims and advocates are calling on the Catholic Diocese of Belleville, which covers Southern Illinois, to provide a fuller view of the sexual offenders who... [Read More]
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Washington earned one for the second thumb Saturday at the Mid-Illini Conference wrestling tournament.The host Panthers made it a clean sweep of the 2010s with... [Read More]
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FARMINGTON — An unspecified emergency has caused the Farmington Police Department to close the area around Casey's General Store, authorities stated.The store is located at 84... [Read More]
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