The IHSA competitive dance finals are this weekend. Meet the 4 Peoria-area squads at state

26 January 2022, 10:45 pm

Four competitive dance teams from the Peoria area will compete for IHSA state championships in the final weekend of January 2022 in Bloomington.... Read More »

Bost won't represent Belleville as of next year. This candidate wants to replace him.

26 January 2022, 4:27 am

Belleville, East St. Louis and much of the metro-east have had the same representative in Congress for more than six years, but voters will see a new face in office after elections this November. One ...... Read More »

UnityPoint Health aims to recruit terminated Illinois hospital workers

25 January 2022, 9:17 am

With hundreds of open positions in the Central Illinois and Quad Cities/Muscatine regions, UnityPoint Health is targeting staff terminated from Galesburg (Ill.) Cottage Hospital, the West Des Moines, ...... Read More »

It may be cold outside but the Frosty 5K in Peoria can help warm you up

23 January 2022, 11:27 pm

The Peoria Fire Department was called to a house fire on N. California Ave. near E. Ravine Ave. When companies arrived, heavy smoke was coming from a window on the second floor. PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) -- ...... Read More »

Peoria pickleball clinic draws a big crowd

23 January 2022, 8:47 am

Peoria’s Lakeview Recreation Center hosted a pickleball clinic Saturday and dozens showed up to get involved and learn about the sport.... Read More »

Mast scores 20 to lead Bradley past S. Illinois 70-62

22 January 2022, 3:15 pm

Rienk Mast had 20 points as Bradley beat Southern Illinois 70-62 PEORIA, Ill. -- Rienk Mast had 20 points as Bradley defeated Southern Illinois 70-62 on Saturday night. Terry Roberts had 18 points, ...... Read More »

The latest health events in Central Illinois

22 January 2022, 3:10 am

While many health and fitness classes, activities and meetings have been postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic, others continue virtually or in person using social distancing guidelines. Here are ...... Read More »

School districts limit capacity for athletic events amid Omicron surge

18 January 2022, 9:35 am

New CDC guidance recommends school activities like football, wrestling and band should be cancelled in high transmission areas to help curb the spread of the omicron variant, but two of our largest ...... Read More »

Trayvon Martin's mother says MLK Day not for staying home, implores service at Peoria event

17 January 2022, 8:38 am

Sybrina Fulton told those at the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration luncheon in Peoria that the holiday isn't just a time to stay home.... Read More »

17 D202 High School Musicians Selected For Annual ILMEA Event

14 January 2022, 7:40 am

Students from Plainfield North, East and Central high schools will represent District 202 in the upcoming concert taking place in Peoria.... Read More »

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