Gifford hoping for share of state tornado relief fund
Officials in Gifford are hoping to get a share of the $45 million relief fund for tornado-ravaged communities that has been assembled by Gov. Pat Quinn's administration.
Quinn announces $45M relief package for tornado-ravaged communities
Gov. Pat Quinn announced a $45 million state relief package Wednesday to help local governments recover from tornadoes that ravaged central and southern Illinois last November.
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Good News Singers' Concert Uplifts Tornado Victims
The Good News Singers from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas will entertain at a benefit concert organized by the Churches of Christ Disaster Relief Effort at 6:00 PM, Sunday, March 9 at the Countryside Banquet Facility, 659 School st.
Illinois Central College alum paints mural in school's cafeteria Updated at
Alecia McClain is an adventurous spirit who likes new experiences, and now she has painting a mural to add to her list.
'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."
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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.
'The Biggest Loser' Season 14 winner to visit Planet Fitness in East Peoria Updated at
Anyone can stop by to meet with Allen at 105 N. Main St. to hear about her inspiring journey, and how she has successfully kept her weight off since the season finale in March 2013.
East Peoria telecommunicator organizes Project Blue Light for area's officers Updated at
Mary Robertson, a telecommunicator at the East Peoria Police Department, started Project Blue Light locally after Pontiac Police Department officer Casey Kohlmeier was killed by an alleged drunk driver Oct. 30. Kohlmeier, 29, was on duty, parked in his squad car on Interstate 55 with his K-9, which was also killed.