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Isaac Ferguson of Eureka (Architecture Undergraduate), Chase Howerton of Germantown Hills (Nursing Undergraduate), Madeleine Dorcy of Metamora (Nursing Undergraduate) and Madison Custer of Washington (Education Undergraduate) have all been named to the Dean’s List at the University of Wiscon…

Allison Blicharz of Washington (Biology), Madison Bonati of Metamora (Biology), Audrey Datzman of Germantown Hills (Biology), Olivia Fabish of Washington (History), Delaney Farwell of Morton (English), Cameron Gillespie of Tremont (Pre-Medicine), Owen Greenfield of Germantown Hills (Politica…

Scott Bates of Metamora (Arts and Sciences), and Morton students Claire Finch (Biological Sciences), Anna Kieffer (Accounting), Claire Kraft (Biocomputing) and Kathryn Rochford (Middle/Secondary Education) have been named to the Dean's List for the fall 2020 semester at Marquette University …

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The St. Pats boys’ basketball teams hosted Pekin Rankin on Monday, February 22.  St. Pats got out to an early lead in the seventh grade game and kept it as they led 30-10 at the half on their way to a 45-23 win.  The eighth grade game was close through the first period as the Irish held a sl…

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The Washington Middle School girls’ volleyball teams hosted East Peoria Central Junior High School on Tuesday, February 23.  In the seventh grade game, the WMS Panthers won the match in two sets, 25-19 and 25-20.  The eitghth grade WMS team won the first game 25-22 while CJHS won the second …

Obituaries

Bernice R. "Bernie" Knapp, 90, of Roanoke, formerly of Congerville, passed away on Thursday, March 4, 2021, at Roanoke Apostolic Christian Nur…

Richard D. “Rick” Mason, 57, of Washington, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peo…

Carole Ann Nelson, 72, of Morton, passed away on Tuesday, February 23, 2021, at OSF Richard L. Owens Hospice Home in Peoria. She was born on F…

Celebrations

Daniel and Carolyn Pasquini, of rural Metamora, recently celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary.  The couple celebrated the sacrament of ma…

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.