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Pekin, Illinois is located in Tazewell County. Zip codes in Pekin, IL include 61555, 61554, and 61558. The median home price in Pekin is $104,900 which is roughly $81/per square foot. More Pekin information.

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Saturday Apr 19 | WAND-TV Decatur

Illinois county requiring reflective house numbers

A central Illinois county is reminding residents about a new ordinance that requires property owners to post reflective house numbers so first responders can find them in an emergency.


Mon Apr 14, 2014

Tyler Morning Telegraph

Kilgore's new Main Street director ready for challenges

Heien's first day on the job in Kilgore will be May 12. She currently serves as the executive director of the Main Street program in Pekin, Ill.


Sun Apr 13, 2014

The News-Gazette

The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, April 13, 2014

This week's homework assignment for high school teachers: Give us the one personal prom memory that your students will get the biggest kick out of while they're shopping for dresses and trying on tuxes the next few weeks.


Tue Apr 08, 2014


County, Ameren officials speak at Chamber breakfast Updated at

After Tazewell County Board Chairman David Zimmerman spoke Friday at Eggs and Issues in East Peoria, County Administrator Michael Freilinger had one correction to make.


WAND-TV Decatur

Astronaut coming home to Pekin for dedication

Students at Altman School in Pekin will soon get to know the man represented by a bronze bust that now sits in the school's entry way.


Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Mary J. Wetzell

She was born Feb. 27, 1929, in Columbia County, Wis., the daughter of John and Violet Christoffersen.



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