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

    3 hrs ago |

    ... 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 ...


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

    6 hrs ago | 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 ...


  3. 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.


  4. 5 things to know for Monday in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    Monday | 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 ...


  5. Alma RimingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | 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 ...


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

    Wednesday May 20 | 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.


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

    Monday May 18 | 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.


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

    Friday May 15 | 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.


  9. Media roundup: Minister recounts harrowing train crashRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | U.U. World

    ... change includes quotes from the Rev. Michael Brown, minister of the Universalist Unitarian Church of Peoria, Ill. ( Pekin Daily Times - 5.7.15) Quoted in an article about the struggle some churches are still having with same-sex marriage, the Rev. ...


  10. James IsaacsonRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Bureau County Republican

    ... in Davenport and Affina in Peoria. Also surviving are three stepchildren, Paul Brush of Normal, Kimberly Brush of Pekin and Dennis Matelski of Davenport, Iowa; one foster daughter, Kathy Coone of Roanoke; five grandchildren, Brittany, Cameron and ...


  11. Video Surveillance Ordinance Requires New Bars to Install Camera SystemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Security Sales & Integration

    The Pekin, Ill., City Council approved an ordinance that forces new bars to install video surveillance systems in order to help police conduct investigations into fights and other activities. PEKIN, Ill.


  12. Erwin to retire as Illinois Central College's president Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2015 | PeoriaTimes-Observer

    ... students; the creation of a culinary arts institute program at ICC North; the development of class offerings at ICC Pekin; and the growth of online and hybrid class offerings. He facilitated the development of the Chinese Language Institute and ...


  13. Downtown business owners get an overview of Pigs and Swigs weekendRead the original story

    Apr 30, 2015 | Lincoln Daily News

    ... Street. Compared to Balloon Festival weekend, streets that will not close include Kickapoo between Broadway and Pekin and no portion of Pekin will be closed and no portion of McLean north of Broadway will be closed. This year there will be a food ...


  14. McDaniels Healthcare Marketing Develops Groundbreaking Letter-Writing ...Read the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | Freshnews

    McDaniels Healthcare Marketing , a communications firm headquartered in Pekin, Ill., recently worked with HSHS St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, Ill., to develop a first-of-its-kind letter-writing module that easily enables the community to show support of a proposed replacement hospital as part of the state's certificate of need process. "St. Elizabeth's needed an efficient way to inform the public about this project and enable them to show their support," Randy McDaniels, president of the agency, said.


  15. First Busey nearly matches year-ago earnings, despite expenses from mergerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | The News-Gazette

    ... the first quarter of this year, First Busey incurred $1 million of one-time expenses related to its acquisition of Pekin-based Herget Financial, the parent company of Herget Bank, with offices in Pekin and Peoria. About $700,000 of those expenses ...


  16. Nepal Earthquake Relief FundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... every day, we demand that the world never forget the horrors that befell our people." Students from Wilson School in Pekin, Ill. joined the program to experience "living history" in our state's capital. Read local news coverage of the event. Gov. ...


  17. Gov. Rauner joins JUF in commemorating Yom Hashoah in Springfield and SkokieRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Chicago Jewish Community

    ... every day, we demand that the world never forget the horrors that befell our people." Students from Wilson School in Pekin, Ill. joined the program to experience "living history" in our state's capital. Read local news coverage of the event. Gov. ...


  18. Service dogs a lifeline for ownerRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... Lincoln to go to another owner. The new responsibility of owning a dog worried Smith, who had pets growing up in Pekin and Eureka but never had to care for them on her own. That feeling has dissipated over time as the experience of living on her own ...


  19. Cedarville wins top UN model awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Xenia Daily Gazette

    ... a paper on the Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference Committee. Hanley, a sophomore political science major from Pekin, Ill., and Tice, a junior secondary social studies education major from Birmingham, Ala., presented on the United Nations ...


  20. Bruce D. ParksRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2015 | Hawk Eye

    Mr. Bruce D. Parks, 76, of Macomb, IL passed away Friday, April 17, 2015, at his home. He was born July 22, 1938, in Pekin, IL, the son of William and Clara Strope Parks.


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