Going beyond clothing donation, Goodwill supports veterans with yearly ‘Stand Down’ event

16 October 2021, 8:46 am

John Richard Van Winkle is a Goodwill success story. Van Winkle served in the U.S. military starting at just 16 years old. When he left the military, he said he found ...... Read More »

Free legal consultations for Peoria Public Schools parents Saturday

15 October 2021, 2:09 pm

Peoria Public Schools parents looking for legal help have a chance to get it for free. Saturday, PPS is hosting a legal workshop at the WraparoundCenter for District 150 parents. The Wraparound Center ...... Read More »

Today's sporting events in Bloomington-Normal

15 October 2021, 2:00 pm

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Brats for the Cure returns, event to benefit Susan G. Komen continues on Saturday

15 October 2021, 12:14 pm

Friday, the annual Brats for the Cure event returned in Peoria. The event is located at the Schnuck’s parking lot on University Street in Peoria. From 11 A.M.- 6 ...... Read More »

Millions being distributed to Illinois music and entertainment venues

15 October 2021, 7:00 am

Illinois music and entertainment venues that closed their doors due to the pandemic are now getting millions in grant money as part of a federal program aimed at helping keep their doors open.... Read More »

Orcollo Takes Two! Gabriel Takes It Down In Peoria!

14 October 2021, 6:21 am

Racks On The Rocks was the place to be this past weekend. Located in West Peoria, IL and owned by Rob and Heather Williams, the Aramith/Simonis Pro Classic had three divisions – ten ball, one pocket ...... Read More »

Hiring for the holidays: Local Kroger participates in nationwide hiring event

13 October 2021, 2:31 pm

Come for a job and stay for a career. That is the mantra employers at Kroger are hoping will help recruit new workers before the start of the holiday season.... Read More »

Tornado Watch in effect for the entire Chicago area of northeast Illinois into northwest Indiana until 9PM CDT…

11 October 2021, 9:22 am

The NWS Storm Prediction Center has issued a * Tornado Watch for portions of Central and Northern Illinois Northwest Indiana Lake Michigan * Effective this Monday afternoon and evening from 310 PM ...... Read More »

Push to change racist name of Illinois creek gains traction

6 October 2021, 11:27 am

Efforts to change the roughly 200-year-old racist name of a creek in northern Illinois have gained traction. An 11-mile (18-kilometer) waterway in the DePue area was named Negro Creek after the DePue ...... Read More »

Man suspected of shoplifting falls into Illinois River, dies

3 October 2021, 7:19 am

A central Illinois man suspected of shoplifting died after he fell into the Illinois River while apparently trying to hide near a U.S. Coast Guard station, authorities said. The man died Friday after ...... Read More »

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