Friday Jul 25
Emerald ash borer found in central Illinois
In Peoria County, they were found near Dunlap and Peoria. In Tazewell County, state officials found them in Minier using surveillance traps.
Volksfest July 6 at Hickory Grove Park
On July 6, the Peoria German-American Society will be hosting its annual Volksfest at Hickory Grove Park from noon- 8 p.m. Free admission and parking.
Dream Center Peoria's Operation Blessing volunteers join tornado relief effort
They came from Brimfield, Peoria, Dunlap, Morton and Washington. They were wrapped in coats and clutching warm cups of coffee to ward off the mid-November cold.
Remembering Bonnie Brubaker: retired from Prudential, co-owner of Poor Richard's Auto Sales
She was a graduate of Cedar Cliff High School. She retired from Prudential Insurance as an assistant office manager.
Wuthering in Australia, Jane in Illinois
In Coniston, NSW , a new production of Wuthering Heights is performed: The Phoenix Theatre presents Wuthering Heights By Emily BrontA« A full and faithful adaptation to the original work.