The Daily Gazette
Elwin R. - Shorty' Schmitt
ROCK FALLS – Elwin R. “Shorty” Schmitt, 79, of Rock Falls, died Wednesday, March 5, 2014, at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria.
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Another View: Bradley must make the best of beaten-up mascot
The early reviews are in on Bradley University's new mascot – a gargoyle named Kaboom! – and, well, judge for yourselves.
Fulton Sheen One Step Closer to Sainthood
Archbishop Fulton Sheen is a step closer to sainthood after he was credited with the miracle of a stillborn baby coming back to life.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Catholic World News
Archbishop Sheen moves closer to beatification; preliminary approval of miracle
A team of Vatican-appointed medical experts has verified the authenticity of a miracle attributed to the intercession of Archbishop Fulton Sheen, moving the renowned preacher closer to beatification.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
The Daily Gazette
Man gets 3 years for dragging death
DIXON – A Dixon man who pleaded guilty in December to reckless homicide was sentenced to 3 years in prison this morning.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Legal Record
PHS Acquires Peoria Regional Museum Society
Since 1934 the Peoria Historical Society has been preserving, sharing, and celebrating the history of the Peoria area.
2014 BEEF Fencing Guide
Two pallet fork models are designed for John Deere H480 loaders with Global Series II tool carrier.
Crosby, Stills & Nash coming to Civic Center Posted at
2. The trip formed in 1969, playing its first concert at the Woodstock Festival.
'Biggest Loser' star brings encouragement to East Peoria Updated at
Danni Allen, the season 14 winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" had this message to share with those she met at Planet Fitness in East Peoria the night of Feb. 26: "If I can do it, anyone can."
Rock Hill Herald
Physician helps with in-flight medicine
In this Feb. 13, 2014 photo, Dr. Raymond Bertino, a radiologist with Central Illinois Radiological Associates, is seen in a portrait in Peoria, Ill.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Clark Dietz wins ACEC state awards
Clark Dietz was awarded an ACEC-IL Engineering Excellence Merit Award for the Pennsylvania Avenue Roundabout and Realignment project and two Engineering Excellence Awards from American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
He was the "President and Prophet, Seer and Revelator"--the highest ranking official in the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints.
WWE News: USA Today Publishes Story on the WWE Network, Live Events...
WWE News: USA Today Publishes Story on the WWE Network, Live Events Set for Peoria and Rochester This Spring Posted by Jeffrey Harris on 03.02.2014 More on upcoming WWE house shows... - USA Today recently released a story on the new WWE Network.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Prime Insurance Company
The outlook for both ratings is stable. The rating upgrades take into consideration PIC's 2013 results, sustained profitability, recent partnership with RLI Insurance Company -via reinsurance and equity ownership-and the concurrent reduction in financial leverage at the parent company, Prime Holdings Insurance Services, Inc. .
BWW Blog: Ashley Arcement of FLASHDANCE! National Tour - Flashdance is Sydney Morton's Turn...
"There's a time in your life when everything is possible and then, before you know it, there's a time when almost nothing is.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Illinois bill requires prescription for cold meds
This July 19, 2010 file photo shows medications containing pseudoephedrine on display behind the counter of a pharmacy in Edmond, Okla.
Toyota of Naperville wants to serve more customers
Providing a high level of customer service is just one element in grand scheme of things that have made Toyota of one of the most respected Toyota dealers in the area.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Federal officials review Pekin electrocution death
Federal workplace safety officials will investigate the death of an East Peoria man who died after he was electrocuted while working on a utility pole.
WHBF-TV Rock Island
Workplace safety conference planned in Peoria
The Downstate Illinois Occupational Safety and Health Day is planned for Wednesday at the Peoria Civic Center.