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  1. Caterpillar Vice President to RetireRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Construction Equipment

    ... this next phase of his life." Johnson joined Caterpillar in 1977 as part of the engineering training program in East Peoria, Ill. Over the next several years, Johnson held a series of service and sales positions with increasing responsibilities and ...

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  2. Jacky Runice On the road: Spend a night at a NutcrackeraRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Daily Herald

    ... 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville, Wisconsin. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for kids 3-15. (608) 752-3885 or The East Peoria Festival of Lights marks its 30th year of holiday cheer, and it's always showing up on lists of best holiday lights in the ...

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  3. 30 years of the Festival of Lights: 1984-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... one of them," Dodson said. Dodson explained Festival of Lights all started when (then) Mayor Ranney promoted an East Peoria centennial celebration (1884-1984) which drew strong volunteer support and was successful. The Festival of Lights was ...

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  4. 30 years of the Festival of Lights: 1984-2014 Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... one of them," Dodson said. Dodson explained Festival of Lights all started when (then) Mayor Ranney promoted an East Peoria centennial celebration (1884-1984) which drew strong volunteer support and was successful. The Festival of Lights was ...

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  5. Safe rooms part of Washington tornado recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | Northwest Herald

    ... Journal Star. Three people died due to the November 2013 tornado, which damaged more than 1,100 homes in Pekin, East Peoria and Washington. “It's not necessarily a significant number, but there are definitely more safe rooms than we saw prior ...

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  6. a Washington Strongera makes a comebackRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... 'Washington Stronger.' The 18th is what we want to dwell on because it was the first day of recovery." Pekin and East Peoria suffered serious hits that fateful day, too, but the wallop Washington took was staggering - 1,108 homes damaged, with 595 ...

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  7. Jack 'Bear' WeaverRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Herald-Citizen

    Mr. Weaver was born Saturday, Dec. 23, 1950, in Canton, Ill., to the late Jack Weaver Sr. and Donna O'Donnell. He was a retired machine operator for Caterpillar of East Peoria, Ill., and currently worked at Walmart in Algood.

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  8. Illinois Central College hosts Second Citya s Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue Nov. 29Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Enjoy an evening of laughs, help a worthy cause and earn a chance to win free tickets to a future ICC Guest Artists Series event when Chicago's legendary comedy troupe, The Second City, performs its Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria. Since the 2011-12 season, a Community Partner -- a non-profit or community organization with a connection to the particular Guest Artists Series performance has been highlighted at ICC Guest Artists Series shows.

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  9. Costco to Host Book Signing for It Didn't Play in Peoria AuthorsRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | PR Log

    ... middle America's hometown has had. Join the Author for a Book Signing! Where: Costco 301 West Washington, East Peoria, IL 61611 When: Saturday, December 6th, 2014; 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Available at area bookstores, independent retailers, and online ...

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  10. Postal workers get thanks for thwarting a predatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2014 | CBS News

    ... much notice. But in one Midwest town, they turned into heroes. Christy Perfetti has been delivering mail in East Peoria, Ill., for 23 years. Almost a decade along this same route. Perfetti was pulling into the post office parking lot when she saw an ...

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  11. Truman State volleyball to face McKendree in the 2014 NCAA Div. II tournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | Home

    ... for the second time in six days, as Truman halted McKendree's three upsets in three days bid last weekend in East Peoria, Ill., with a come-from-behind 3-2 conference championship victory on Saturday (Nov. 15) afternoon. Neither team hit well ...

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  12. East Peoria native to have art exhibit at Bradley UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Local artist Bob Emser, an East Peoria native, loved playing with airplanes when he was a child. He is combining this passion in his new art exhibit, which opens Nov. 21 at Bradley University.

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  13. East Peoria man helps Pekin girl get special bike from Easter Seals Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    Carmen Alcantara had the best birthday ever thanks to some help from an East Peoria man, the Pekin AMBUCS and Easter Seals. Carmen turned 8 on Oct. 20 and got a specially made three-wheeled bicycle called an AmTryke at Easter Seals.

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  14. Richwoods outlasts Quincy on Senior NightRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... defeated by Moline, 24-14. In the Mid Illini Conference, Metamora took its conference record to 7-0 in defeating East Peoria, 21-7. Canton finished at 7-2 overall in a remarkable turnaround this year as they beat Dunlap, 35-21. Morton upset ...

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  15. Richwoods secures playoff berth with win over AllemanRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... ry over Morton and Limestone eliminated Dunlap with a come from behind 14-13 win. Washington had no trouble with East Peoria as the Panthers prevailed, 33-6. (thanks to www.cinewsnow.com )

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  16. Knights get big homecoming winRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... hington touchdown. Pekin, looking to rally themselves back into the playoff picture, thrashed Morton, 47-7. Both East Peoria and Canton were looking to keep post season aspirations alive in a game that the Little Giants won by the score of 25-14.

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  17. Richwoods powers up to down RamsRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... conference, Metamora solidified its first place position with a big win over Canton, 54-14. Pekin trounced East Peoria, 46-7, and Washington posted a shutout over Limestone, 28-0. Morton jumped out to a 21-0 lead over Dunlap, but the Eagles reeled ...

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  18. Illinois tornado recovery committee shifting focusRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | KFVS12

    The committee in charge of recovery in Washington, East Peoria and Pekin has shifted priorities nearly a year after deadly tornadoes swept through central Illinois. Jim Fassino, chairman of the Tri-County Long Term Recovery Committee, said the goal right after the November 2013 storms was to help families meet basic needs.

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  19. East Peoria sign dedicated to fallen soldierRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | WAND-TV Decatur

    The Peoria Journal Star reports the dedication for U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Paul Smith took place at the city's Civic Plaza Tuesday afternoon.

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  20. Truman State volleyball gets ready for the GLVC TournamentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Home

    The Truman State University volleyball team kicks off postseason play this Thursday night, as the Bulldogs take the Great Lakes Valley Conference West Division No. 1 seed to East Peoria, Ill., for a 7:30 p.m. quarterfinal showdown with the University of Southern Indiana.

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