Tuesday Aug 19
Road work ahead on Business 24 in Washington Updated at
The Illinois Department of Transportation announced earlier this week that an upcoming patching project will result in the intermittent lane closures on Business 24 between Cummings Lane and Zinser Place.
Tuesday Aug 19
African native participating in East Peoria Farmer's Market Updated at
Growing up in Kenya, Janet Zintambila learned how to farm and grow vegetables from her mother.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Twelve-year-old discovers body in East Peoria Updated at
A 12-year-old boy who was part of a search party to find a missing relative Wednesday instead discovered the partially-decomposed remains of an unidentified person.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Duck Race activities planned on East Peoria riverfront Updated at
Giant Quacky inflates, Lite Rock 107 Live Remote, Live WEEK Weather at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with Chuck Collins, Food for purchase by Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino, The Unique Twist.
CrossFit Kids offers exercise programs for youth Updated at
CrossFit Kids, a twice-per-week unit at CrossFit East Peoria, seeks to battle the growing global obesity issue among young people.
Tue Aug 12, 2014
ICAFe expands by acquiring East Peoria firm Dove
ICAFe Inc . has acquired Dove Equipment Co. of East Peoria, Ill., for an undisclosed amount.
Home designer keeps busy after tornado
Heidi Blackford was always interested in drawing and design growing up. Three majors later, she received her bachelor's degree in architectural studies from the University of Illinois.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
East Peoria artist's shoe creations to be featured at IGNITE Peoria!...
On Saturday the SMG-managed Peoria Civic Center will be taken over by creative individuals from throughout the area, sharing their passion with attendees.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Robert F. "Bob" Hays
Bob was born March 15, 1934 in Moweaqua, the son of Ray D. and Emma Hays. He married Mae Shuster in Moweaqua October 5, 1957; she survives.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Washington woman opens Co-Op Shop Around the Corner in East Peoria Updated at
Coming from a family of seven siblings - five girls and two boys - the Colgans spent time as a family watching shows like "The Mary Tyler Moore Show," "Dick Van Dyke" and "I Love Lucy."
Palanza's open second location in East Peoria Updated at
Fifty-seven years later, Chris, who is the third generation, his daughter, Angie the fourth, and Angie's daughter, Caitlyn Benedict, the fifth generation, are still going strong with the restaurant and opened a second location in June.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Habitat for Humanity in East Peoria to have yard sale July 25 Updated at
Habitat for Humanity's East Peoria ReStore will have their first ever Yard Sale on from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. July 25. The Yard Sale is a one-day fundraising event that will be held at the East Peoria ReStore, located at 110 Carver Lane in East Peoria, behind the Avanti's.
Expo offers help for female entrepreneurs; state agency to co-host July 24 program in East Peoria
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, North-Central Regional Economic Development and Illinois Main Street will host the first North Central regional Women's Business Resources Expo at the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites East Peoria on July 24. "Female entrepreneurs are playing an important part in Illinois' economic comeback," ... (more)