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Eureka Public Library serving the community, 85 years later

A local resident donated her house at 202 S. Main to the library in 1944 in her will on the condition that $10,000 was raised within a year. The library easily reached that goal, and moved in by December of 1944. A 5,000 square foot addition was built in the 1970s. 

There's always something going on at the Eureka Public Library.


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Lincoln Elementary teachers to take the stage in 'Super!'

Some teachers at Lincoln Elementary teach reading, writing and arithmetic during the day and after school they become super heroes that are trying to conquer an evil villain.

Posted: March 05, 2015
Illinois hunting license year begins April 1

2015 Illinois Licenses Reminder:  Illinois’ new license year begins April 1. Illinois fishing, hunting and sportsman’s combination licenses for 2015 are available from DNR Direct license and permit vendors, online through the IDNR website at, or by calling 1-888-6PERMIT (1-88...

Posted: March 05, 2015
Morton school board approves $4.7 million in athletic facility upgrades

Six members of the Morton school board voted Tuesday, March 3 to approve two bids totaling $4,784,845 for improvements to the high school's athletic facilities.

Posted: March 04, 2015
Comptroller Leslie Munger stops in for roundtable discussion in Peoria

Recently appointed Illinois Comptroller Leslie Munger stopped into One World Cafe in Peoria on Tuesday, Feb. 24 to discuss her goals with local leaders over the next two years.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Madigan announces top 10 consumer complaints for 2014

Attorney General Lisa Madigan today announced her office’s annual top 10 consumer complaints for 2014. In the wake of numerous widespread data breaches last year, identity theft ranked as a top concern for Illinois residents. Recognizing the need for greater consumer protections amid increased th...

Posted: March 03, 2015
Lady Potters to play in Class 3A state basketball finals

The Lady Potters advanced to the Class 3A state basketball finals and will play Lombard Montini at 12:15 p.m. Friday, March 6 at Redbird Arena. Tickets are $10 each and are on sale at the MHS main office from 7:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. March 3 and March 4. There will be a student fan bus. Students can...

Posted: March 03, 2015
Washington boys sweep Morton 52-42 at Morton Senior Night

The Panthers swept the Potters Friday night in a 52-42 triumph at the Potterdome.

Posted: March 03, 2015
Tazewell County Elementary School 37th Annual Chess Tournament results

One hundred fifty-five students in grades three through eight from 14 Tazewell County schools, and some homeschoolers, participated in a five round tournament. Members from the Greater Peoria Chess Federation volunteered to be the judges and were directed by Jim Vernon. The building host was Robe...

Posted: February 28, 2015
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