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  1. Attempted murder, child porn cases near endRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A young Morton man may soon accept a lengthy prison sentence that likely would come with his guilty plea to trying to kill an elderly man who fought him to save 16 young children. Dustin Brown's attorney told a Tazewell County judge Friday that he and Brown's prosecutor are discussing a plea agreement to settle both that case and 22 child pornography charges against him.

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  2. Death notices: Aug. 27, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Tom "Knot" Brooks , 78, of Kankakee, passed away Wednesday at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee Funeral arrangements are pending at Jones Funeral Home in Kankakee. Mary Louise Kaufman , 84, of Morton, passed away Thursday at Fondulac Nursing Home in East Peoria.

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  3. New SD103 superintendent getting to know students, staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 21 | Des Plaines Valley News

    ... way. So we'll spend some time observing and seeing where we are,' Baker said. Another goal is improving ties with Morton High School so the SD 103 students are better prepared after elementary school. 'I don't think there's been a lot of ...

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  4. Blotter: Aug. 20, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 20 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... a domestic disturbance. Latty damaged a police car. A judge set his bond at $5,000. Watseka police arrested Calvin J. Morton, 24, and charged him with aggravated domestic battery, criminal damage to property and domestic battery in the presence of a ...

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  5. Velma May Stiff, 77Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 3 | West Liberty Index

    ... Survivors include her three daughters, Myrna Kirkpatrick, Tracy Peters both of West Liberty, Iowa, Kara Dennis of Morton, Ill. and one son, Aaron, of Kansas City, Mo.; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. ...

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  6. Titanic exhibit preview now on display at East Peoria, Morton banksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    'Titanic: The Artifact Exhibition' opens in late fall at the Peoria Riverfront Museum. Previews of the exhibit are on display now at Morton Community Bank's Main Bank on Jackson Street in Morton and at Fondulac Bank on Clock Tower Drive in East Peoria.

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  7. ELLIOTT, Eddith JaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 14 | Dayton Daily News

    ... for Schaffner's Nursery, was a Sunday School Teacher at EUB and Vandalia United Methodist Church, a volunteer at Morton Junior High School, and was also the proud owner of an antique shop in Gordon, OH at one time. Preceded in death by an infant ...

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  8. Pahl, Joy D.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 9 | Northwest Herald

    ... married Rudolph E. Pahl on February 26, 1955 in Berwyn, IL. Joy was a longtime resident of Woodstock. She attended Morton High School, and was crowned Miss Morton of 1953, her senior year. After raising her family, she worked for District 200 in the ...

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  9. King Mufasa to retire Sunday at Brown County FairRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 5 | Hoof Beats

    The horse is owned by Bill Wright of Morton, Ill. and Mystical Marker Farms of Valparaiso, Ind.

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  10. Area organizations aim to keep elderly independent Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 27 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... able to drive themselves in-town, but prefer to not have to drive in Peoria or other unfamiliar and busy areas. In Morton and rural Tazewell and Woodford counties, We Care, a nonprofit organization, provides transportation at no cost, with a focus ...

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  11. Ameren upgrading TC power grid Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... completed in the summer of 2017. It will be connected to the grid with the Central, Southwood and Bush substations in Morton. The new station will re-route power in the event of an outage. It will service customers in Allentown, Morton, Hopedale, ...

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  12. EP City Council bans electronic cigarettes, may consider vape shops exempt Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... (the ban), but I'd keep going until they made me stop." Osborn, who owns four other stores in Peoria, Washington, Morton and Bloomington, said closing his East Peoria store would mean he would have to lay off "two really good employees." David ...

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  13. Morton considers library cards for non-resident students Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Morton Community Unit School District 709 is working with the Morton Public Library to provide free library cards for students who live outside of the library district. Morton Superintendent Lindsey Hall said the school board listened to a presentation on the agreement and discussed it at the July 12 school board meeting.

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  14. Harry Potter nursery will make mere Muggles envious with its incredible hand-painted 3D muralRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... Casey and Kaycee Daniel have shared the perfectly-styled Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry room at their Morton, Illinois home. It took three months, including project planning with friend and artist Nate Baranowski , to come up with the ...

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  15. Matteson D159 officials spent $96,500 on food, travel, 'gift' Coach pursesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | Chicago Tribune

    ... and teachers. About $3,900 of the total was used to house students participating in an athletic competition in Morton, Illinois, over two years, Mason said. Administrators spent $1,037 at gas stations, $757 to park, $610 on taxis and more than ...

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  16. PHOTO: Harry Potter-Loving Dad Creates Spellbinding 3-D Nursery for Baby BoyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2016 | ABC News

    "My husband's the big Harry Potter fan," Kaycee of Morton, Illinois, told ABC News of his literary infatuation. "As soon as we found out I was pregnant, he knew right away he wanted to do the Harry Potter nursery.

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  17. Morton man charged with arson in blow torch incident Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with arson.

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  18. Morton man charged with arson Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    A Morton man who allegedly used a blow torch to set fire to his mattress in an East Peoria home where he was staying temporarily was indicted this month by a Tazewell County grand jury. William W. Oggero, 21, of 408 Bauman Ave., was charged with arson.

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  19. Comcast implementing a data cap on internet usage in Peoria area Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... though they're getting less service," said Chad Udell, managing director at Float: Enterprise Mobility Services in Morton, a software and app developer that specializes in custom digital strategies for businesses. "It's not unforeseeable that we ...

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  20. Donna J. SnyderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | Breeze Courier

    ... worked as a homemaker. Surviving are her daughters: Vicki (Steve) Grundy of Morrisonville, Ill.; Vanessa Younker of Morton, Ill.; grandchildren: Brandon Grundy, Katlyn Grundy, Claire Younker, Gabe Younker; great-grandchildren: Kessa Stephens, Libby ...

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