2 hrs ago
The Way Down Wanderers Builds Momentum with New EP
Equal parts fast-paced and soulful, this slightly folk, slightly bluegrass 5-song EP by The Way Down Wanderers pulls listeners in with its originality and thoughtfulness.
Trending on the Topix Network
2 hrs ago
Crucial Meeting Concerning LST's Future Plans Looms Large
For more than eight years, the famed LST 325 has been moored in Evansville. However, the ship's future in the River City could be determined by it's location near the riverfront.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
Peoria Mayor Jim Ardis now has a facebook page
Help End FReepathons by Donating Monthly! Generous FReeper Sponsors are donating $10 for every New Monthly Donor! Please Sign Up today! He ordered the Peoria police to raid the source of his twitter feed....spread the word about his new site Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily ... (more)
Big asteroids hit Earth far more than we're told, say astronauts
To, well, celebrate Earth Day, April 22, three former astronauts will claim they have evidence that remote parts of the Earth have endured 3 to 10 times more large-scale asteroid strikes than has been revealed.
Modified Mustangs & Fords
Best Ford Mustang Rare Finds
"Rare Finds" are Mustang treasures uncovered by enthusiasts. Most have been either abandoned or neglected, although some may be well-preserved and just out of sight for many years.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
The Raw Story
Illinois cops seize computers and cell phones in search for Twitter account mocking mayor
Police in Peoria, Illinois seized computers and cell phones while attempting to find the person responsible for a satirical Twitter account mocking the town's mayor.
Twitter account impersonating Peoria, Illinois mayor leads to police...
Twitter account impersonating Peoria, Illinois mayor leads to police raid, arrests - Fake Peoria mayor Twitter account prompts real raid of West Bluff house - Police searched a West Bluff house Tuesday and seized phones and computers in an effort to unmask the author of a parody Twitter account
Team John Randall is running on hope for 6-year-old diagnosed with melanoma
It started last February 26th, when Laura and John Howard's six year old son, John Randall, was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer, Pediatric Melanoma.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Great Falls Tribune
MANG conducting night operations tonight
The 120th Airlift Wing is conducting night flying operations tonight in the Great Falls area, with takeoff at 9 p.m. A C-130 from the Air National Guard unit in Peoria, Ill., is visiting Gore Hill this week for three days of flying to keep 120th airmen current on their qualifications.
Bureau County Republican
BPART announces adjustments to designated trip days
Starting May 1, trips outside the Bureau and Putnam County service area will be adjusted in order to increase efficiencies in the Bureau Putnam Area Rural Transit system and improve customer service.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
News Minute: Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated Press
Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is asking a federal judge to throw out the lawsuit filed by one of his former employees.
Imagine Peoria Under a Blue Tent
The small tent camp is located five minutes walking distance from where I stay in Port-au-Prince.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
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.
Journal and Courier
Engagement: Ashley Schwalm & David Solomon
Ashley is the daughter of Charlie Schwalm and Jill Maloney-Schwalm of Canton, IL.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
The Daily News Leader
Autograph, money change hands
I get requests for my autograph a lot. Every time I use my credit card. "Sign your name and then hit done," they usually say.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Asian carp could be rebranded as cuisine
The swarms of Asian carp that infest the Illinois River may not want to hear this, but they're good to eat.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Forecast for John Coleman: Retirement
John Coleman, a TV weatherman for more than 60 years, including the last 20 at KUSI Channel 9/51, has decided to retire.
"Isn't that special" - Kay DeBolt
My name is Tristessa Corrina, born to Paul and Linda in Peoria, IL in 1973. The first decade of my story is filled more violence, fear and trauma than I sometimes can truly recall.