New U.S. House Majority Whip to raise funds for Schilling July 20th
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Animal Rights Activist Arrested for Freeing 2,000 Minks from Illinois Fur Farm
A pair of Los Angeles animal rights activists accused of releasing 2,000 minks from their cages at a Chicago-area fur farm now face federal charges, according to an indictment unsealed today.
Peoria: Carp City?
Peoria County economic development official John Hamman says they want to build the plant so fishermen don't have to take the invasive fish to another location for processing.If the plant is built, Hamann says it could bring 30 to 40 new jobs.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Morton woman operates daylily farm in East Peoria
Theresa Roth loses track of time in her "office." Her "office" has a lot of space and a 360 degree view.
Aries Capital Expands Midwest Presence With Central Il Office
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Food delivery volunteers fill need
But Bill Saathoff, 86, Art Jenkins, 86, and Bob Hellrigel, 82, are just three of the 50 volunteers who help Heart of Illinois Harvest transport food from stores and restaurants to food pantries in the area.
Bureau County Republican
Rev. Henry Fritz
The Rev. Henry Fritz, O.S.B., monk and priest of St. Bede Abbey in Peru, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at St. Margaret's Hospital, Spring Valley, several days after suffering a severe stroke.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
Muslim Store Cites Hobby Lobby in Shoplifter Mutilation Case [Chopped Off Boy's hand!]
On Wednesday, the owner of a small chain of convenience stores was arrested in Peoria, Illinois after he chopped off the hand of a 16 year-old shoplifter who had attempted to steal a bag of potato chips and a 16 oz.
Driv.r: Smashing it up with MUN's Baja team
By day, Gerry Amey is a producer with CBC Television's Here & Now. He spends his evenings hunting down used parts for his vintage BMW motorcycle.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
First Hospitality Group To Manage Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette And...
Rosemont, Ill.-based First Hospitality Group, Inc. - a national hospitality management and development company with 30 years of award-winning experience and a long running relationship with the Marriott brand - announced yesterday that it has assumed management of two hotels in Peoria, Ill.: the well-known Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette and the ... (more)
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Evansville reaches deal to keep WWII Navy ship
The city of Evansville has reached a new contract that will keep a World War II-era Navy ship docked in the southwestern Indiana city for at least five more years.
EXCHANGE: Teen journeys for rare cancer treatment
Diagnosed with a rare disease at age 2, she's spent her adolescence dealing with the neurodegenerative effects of Langerhans cell histiocytosis and an accompanying 10 months of chemotherapy.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
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.
Global Perspective on Fire Station Space, Land Use
How much space do you need to build a fire station? Well that depends on whether you are building in lower Manhattan, Peoria, Ariz.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
Play in Peoria
"Will it play in Peoria ?" was a phrase coined in vaudeville days. Some say the term came from Peoria being a tough town, once considered the whiskey capital of the world, with more bourbon and rye distilled here than anywhere else and apparently much of it consumed here, too.
Thu Jun 26, 2014
Holy cow! What's going on at Embassy Suites in East Peoria?
Those staying at Embassy Suites or driving by the East Peoria hotel last week likely did a double take.
Wed Jun 25, 2014
The Internet of Things Figures Into This IT Leader's 5-Year Plan
When Chris LeBeau stepped into the top IT position at Peoria, Ill.-based Advanced Technology Services nearly two years ago, he formulated a clear objective for the IT division: putting the right technology tools and capabilities into the hands of the company's 3,000 employees to help them be more efficient and effective.
Peoria offers $1.5 million to attract WWII ship
The city of Peoria, Illinois, has made its pitch to become the new home for a World War II-era Navy ship now docked in Evansville, offering $500,000 in city funds pledging to work to raise an additional $1 million needed to develop a docking site and welcome plaza.
This time, gun violence hits close to home
A guy with a gun started it, a guy with a gun ended it, and many eyewitnesses will never be the same because of it.