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Amid life's junk, you can find a gem.You just have to keep your eyes open, along with your heart.That's the lesson learned by Connie, who... [Read More]
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The Richwoods baseball team kept its successful season intact with a 6-3 victory over host Canton in a Class 3A regional championship game on Saturday... [Read More]
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It's almost as if Brimfield/Elmwood's sluggers knew what pitches were coming.A trio of Brimfield players hit home runs off Eureka's Brady Krile, each traveling an... [Read More]
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For the average food pantry or soup kitchen in the Peoria area, the situation is all too common: After serving food to dozens or hundreds... [Read More]
Peoria Public Library executive director Leann Johnson will retire next month, ending a 33-year career with the library.She's headed the library since 2013.The board of... [Read More]
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Take a good look at the "ghost boat" that's been anchored in the Illinois River off Downtown Peoria for at least a week. It'll be... [Read More]
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Volunteers made an unusual find while flagging veterans' gravestones Friday morning at Springdale Cemetery.Korean War veteran Al Harkrader of American Legion Post 2, the veterans... [Read More]
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The owners of some of the rarest cars in the nation drove their antique vehicles from Bloomington to Pekin on Wednesday put-put-putting along back country... [Read More]
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No sight is too outlandish at the annual Summer Camp Music Festival, but perhaps this one won the day Friday: a man towing around a... [Read More]
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(NOTE: Nick in the Morning will not be in its usual place Monday, or in unusual places, as far as you know. We're off Memorial... [Read More]
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The public is invited to a variety of activities for the Memorial Day weekend in the Peoria area. Several ceremonies will be at Peoria's Springdale... [Read More]
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Illini West standout track and field athlete Connor Artman was apparently struck with two BBs while showering Thursday night after the preliminary round of the... [Read More]
Tariffs should be done in a smart, thoughtful manner with the goal of helping the largest number of companies possible.That's not what has happened since... [Read More]
By one key measure, it is now official: This is the most authoritarian Congress in history.The House Rules Committee, meeting in its ornate chamber on... [Read More]
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Over the past four years, Joshua Haynes of Pekin entered five guilty pleas to several crimes and withdrew four of them during his highly unusual... [Read More]
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MOSSVILLE — When a father threatened to get rid of his son's pit bull, the teen hit him with a baseball bat, police said.Shortly after 1... [Read More]
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Good morning, troops. It's Tuesday, May 22.A few days ago, Sam Blackledge was an 18-year-old preparing to graduate from high school. Now, he's become an... [Read More]
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It didn't take long for budget problems to take center stage - again - before the Peoria City Council.The quarterly financial report at Tuesday's meeting... [Read More]
The Notre Dame and Dunlap girls soccer teams each won their matches on Tuesday in the Class 2A Dunlap Sectional semifinals.Kai Koehler scored with 16... [Read More]
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How did 15 containers of unclaimed cremated remains get to the Peoria County Coroner's Office?There's one thing we can say with certainty: they didn't get... [Read More]
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