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  1. MGP Announces Longtime Executive Randy Schrick to Retire at End of...Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | PressReleasePoint

    ... Schrick served for five years as vice president of engineering. He also served as president of the company's Pekin, Ill., joint venture operation, Illinois Corn Processing, LLC, from 2009 to 2011. "Randy has made significant contributions to MGP's ...

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  2. Dynamic hires digital content managerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | BassFan.com

    ... initiatives, as well as onsite activations at various tournament events and retail promotions. Stoner, a native of Pekin, Ill., recently earned a degree in fish and wildlife conservation from the University of Illinois, where he held positions as ...

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  3. Central Illinois Cruisers car show rolling into Levee District June 20 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... Amanda said. Amanda said the majority of their car shows are in East Peoria, with others in Metamora, Peoria, Pekin, Washington, Morton, Peoria Heights and Chillicothe. Another of the car club's bigger shows is scheduled for 4-9 p.m. July 11 at ...

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  4. Body of missing Pekin man found on Mackinaw RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 13 | Daily Herald

    Authorities in central Illinois say a body found by railroad workers on the Mackinaw River is a Pekin man who disappeared while tubing on the river. The Peoria Journal Star reports the body of 48-year-old Anthony Maile was found Friday afternoon.

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  5. Here is the latest Illinois news from The Associated PressRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 13 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A body found by railroad workers on the Mackinaw River in central Illinois is a Pekin man who disappeared while tubing on the river. The body of 48-year-old Anthony Maile was found Friday afternoon by workers who were clearing a logjam.

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  6. Prep softball notebook: Kaneland fans 'very, very excited' after delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | Daily Chronicle

    ... back about four hours, to 2 p.m. Although several Kaneland parents and fans traveled to the Knights' hotel in nearby Pekin Thursday night, the anticipation especially mounted for those such as Robbie Weber, who commuted Friday morning. Brigid ...

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  7. A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of The Farmers Automobile Insurance Association and its SubsidiariesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Business Wire

    A.M. Best has also affirmed the FSR of A- and the ICR of "a-" of Pekin Life Insurance Company [PKIN.OTC]. The outlook for all ratings is stable.

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  8. Aventine Renewable Energy Names Jeff Ewing Director of Risk Management, MarketingRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | Business Wire

    ... appointed Jeff Ewing as director of risk management, marketing for the company's four ethanol plants, including two in Pekin, Illinois, and two in Aurora, Nebraska. Ewing began his career in commodities in 1980, and has been in the wet milling and ...

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  9. Authorities Search for Missing Tuber, Presumed DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WTAX-AM Springfield

    Authorities in the Pekin area say they're looking for the body of a man who disappeared while tubing on the Mackinaw River. The Tazewell County Sheriffs Department now describes the search for 48-year-old Anthony Maile as a recovery effort, and that efforts are being hampered by high waters.

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  10. Search now recovery for missing tuber on Mackinaw RiverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | Daily Herald

    Authorities in central Illinois say they're searching for the body of a Pekin man who disappeared while tubing on the Mackinaw River near Green Valley. Tazewell County Sheriff's Capt.

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  11. Former Illinois youth pastor pleads guilty to sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Daily Herald

    A former youth pastor has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl he ministered to at three central Illinois churches. According to the Pekin Daily Times , 27-year-old Nicholas Lawrence pleaded guilty Monday in Tazewell County Circuit Court to predatory criminal sexual assault.

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  12. John Paul PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 7 | Observer

    John Paul Phillips, 54, of Irving, NY, passed away Friday, June 5, 2015 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Buffalo, NY, surrounded by his family. John was born in Pekin, IL, on November 15, 1960, the son of the late Calvin and Annette Phillips.

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  13. Automotive Biofuels Market Size, Share And Forecasts To 2022: Grand View Research, IncRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | PR-inside.com

    ... also convert diverse feedstock to produce renewable chemicals. Aventine Renewable Energy, Inc., is a company based in Pekin, Illinois, producing ethanol and other byproducts from renewable sources. In 2006, it produced around half a billion gallons ...

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  14. IDOT plans to spend 334.9 million on Peoria, Central Illinois over next 6 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 2 | The Legal Record

    ... Major highlights of planned work on state and interstate highways in IDOT's 12-county region covering Peoria, Pekin, Chllicothe and towns to the west and southwest include: * U.S. 150 (War Memorial Drive) eastbound over the Illinois River features a ...

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  15. IDNR Boater Education Course Offered LocallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 30 | The Legal Record

    Area residents will have an opportunity to learn basic principles of safe boating at an Illinois Department of Natural Resources boater safety course scheduled for Saturday, June 27, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. , at Pekin Park District's Soldwedel Program Center. State legislation which became effective in 1978, requires that persons 12 to 17 years old have a boating safety education certificate before they can operate a motor-driven boat or personal watercraft without adult supervision.

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  16. 5 things to know for Monday in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 1 | New Jersey Herald

    ... killing himself. Sixty-two-year-old Nathan Harper Jr. was released Friday from the Federal Correction Institution in Pekin, Illinois. Harper pleaded guilty in October 2013 to diverting more than $70,000 into a police slush fund and using nearly half ...

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  17. Alma RimingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | Bureau County Republican

    ... and a sister, Mary Olsen of Galva. Survivors include sons and daughter-in-laws, Dr. James Rimington and Jill (Laun) of Pekin, and Randall Rimington and Linda (Knox) of the Villages, Fla. Her grandchildren include Angela Chase (Keith) of Taylorville ...

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  18. Steger's to open clearance center Updated May 20, 2015 atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    On May 30, Steger's Furniture will celebrate the grand opening of its Steger's Clearance Center, 720 Court St., located directly across the street from the Steger's Furniture main store at 818 Court St., in Pekin. Steger's Clearance Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. the day of the grand opening and on Saturdays afterward.

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  19. City of Pekin launches new tourism websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    The Pekin Daily Times reported the city spent about $5,000 on the website funded by the city's hotel and motel tax. Pekin Economic Development Director Leigh Ann Brown says the city wanted to rebrand and make the website a resource to showcase the city.

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  20. EPA: Pekin company to stop selling unapproved refrigerantsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2015 | Daily Herald

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says a Pekin, Illinois company will pay a $300,000 fine for selling unapproved refrigerants and will stop marketing the product. The agreement settles federal claims that Enviro-Safe Refrigerants was marketing and selling unapproved flammable hydrocarbon refrigerants as substitutes for ozone-depleting refrigerants.

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