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Peoria, IL – January 17, 2020 – Surveillance video and victim reports have made it clear the recent rash of criminal activity on and around Bradley’s campus is being committed by the same people. All of these cases happened after dark where the victim was walking alone; several where they we…

Georgetown Middle School and the Greater Peoria Chess Federation will be sponsoring the 42nd Annual Tazewell County Chess Tournament on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in Marquette Heights. Tazewell County students in grades three through eight will compete at Georgetown Middle School. Tom Brow…

Illinois Central College will host free Campus Visit Days this spring to provide potential students information on programs and degree options.  The spring 2020 Campus Visit Days below will be held from 9 a.m. to noon with an 8:30 a.m. check-in:

Sports

Olivia Remmert drives down the court against East Peoria in the Potterdome on January 10.  The Lady Potters defeated the Raiders 60-17.  Morton then hosted Metamora the following afternoon and came away with another victory, 48-32.  The Lady Potters are currently 19-0 overall, 6-0 in the Mid…

Morton standout runner Sam Lange celebrated the signing of his national letter of intent on January 7, 2020, at Morton High School.  Lange capped off a stellar senior season with a second-place finish at the state championship meet last November.  He will continue to run and study at Michiga…

Obituaries

Elmer M. Birkey, 98, of Morton, passed away on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Restmor in Morton.

Pepper Marie Davis, 42, of Sunnyland, left this world unexpectedly on Thursday, January 9, 2020.  Pepper came into this world on 07-07-77.  Po…

Cora M. Leman, 103, of Peoria, IL, passed away on Monday, January 13, 2020, at Apostolic Christian Skylines in Peoria.

Celebrations

Alysa Greenwood, daughter of Aaron and Caitlin Greenwood of East Peoria, and Andrew Almasy, son of James Almasy and Kathy Bolander of East Peo…

Lindsey Key, daughter of Dave and Sharon Key of Morton, and Jacob Tuttle, son of David and Susan Tuttle of Trivoli, announce their engagement.

Fred and Shirla Joos of Washington celebrated their 60th anniversary with a family dinner on September 6, 2019.