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Wednesday 08/15/2018
2018 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open draws competitors

 Professional disc golfer Paul McBeth of Huntington Beach, CA, putts from the woods on hole 4 at the 2018 Discraft Ledgestone Insurance Open on August 12 at Eureka Lake.  Nearly a thousand disc golfers, from amateurs to professionals, played in the tournament last weekend, competing on cours…

Posted: August 15, 2018
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Posted: August 15, 2018
Deer Creek annual Water Ball Competition

The Deer Creek Fire Department enjoyed a bit of fun on Saturday, August 11, 2018 as firefighters participated in the second annual Water Ball Competition.

Posted: August 15, 2018
2018 Triangle of Opportunity Bike Tour

Dave Leg Rande, Mike Robertson, both of Washington; Bruce Johnson of Peoria and Micah Hancock of Peoria were just a few of the bikers participating in the Triangle of Opportunity Bike Tour held Saturday, August 11, 2018. The cycling tour began its route at the Madison Street Hot Rod Shop in …

Posted: August 15, 2018
Tuesday 08/07/2018
It’s time for the Little League World Series

For the past 72 years, youth baseball teams from around the world have been traveling to central Pennsylvania with dreams of winning the Little League World Series.

Posted: August 07, 2018
Lincoln letter to be on display during Historical Society Ice Cream Social

A 50-year-old dream came true for Gene "Wink" McCoskey in 2016, when he purchased a letter signed by President Abraham Lincoln.

Updated: August 07, 2018 - 11:18 am
Annual Taste of Peoria to be held August 8 on the Peoria Riverfront

Peoria Area Community Events brings you the 37th Annual Taste of Peoria on Wednesday, August 8 at the Peoria Riverfront. The Taste of Peoria has a block party atmosphere where you can enjoy amazing music for all ages. Admission is $2 per person. Gates open at 4 p.m.

Posted: August 07, 2018
Clean-up work has begun

Clean-up work has begun at the Grainland  Cooperative west of Eureka. Monday morning, July 30, there was an explosion in the main concrete house at the facility. No one was at the elevator at the time and there were no injuries. The elevator is closed to receive grain for the time being and …

Posted: August 07, 2018
Magician wows crowd

Magician Ryan Russell of Metamora wows crowds at the Illinois Prairie District Public Library’s summer reading celebration at the Metamora Pool on Friday, July 27. More than 150 kids who finished the summer reading program were treated to a pool party and a magic show from 7-9 p.m. 

Posted: August 07, 2018

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