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Updated May 27, 2016 at 7:24 PM

CREVE COEUR — This weekend Fort Crevecoeur will be offering visitors a chance to travel back in time to 1680. The fort will host the 39th Fort Crevecoeur Rendezvous and Gathering from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The event will include a time-period appropriate flea market, concerts and interactive demonstrations. Younger guests can take part in craft making and the shooting of a candy cannon.

Updated May 20, 2016 at 10:50 AM

MORTON — A love of singing and performing combined with a strong desire to help others continues to drive the Morton Civic Chorus in its 45th year of raising funds for kidney disease patients through an energetic and entertaining show.

Updated May 10, 2016 at 1:55 PM

DELAVAN — A Delavan man is one of six winners so far in a Illinois Lottery scratch-off game, and will take home a prize of $200,000.

Updated May 4, 2016 at 7:39 PM

PEORIA — Any trip requires planning and a lot of work behind the ­scenes work before you even leave home.

Updated May 3, 2016 at 5:37 PM

PEKIN — It’s not a stretch to say Katelyn Pruitt does a little bit of everything.

Updated Apr 8, 2016 at 4:48 PM

EAST PEORIA — Illinois Central College’s search for a new president is apparently over, but the board of trustees isn’t releasing a name until a contract is final.The board reached a consensus Wednesday and...

Updated Mar 14, 2016 at 2:42 PM

METAMORA — For 100 years, music has played an important part at Metamora Township High School and bands have been a part of the school for 85 or those 100 years. For 24 years I was proud to be part of this historic program teaching and...

Updated Mar 10, 2016 at 8:49 PM

 PEORIA — How happy do you feel?

Updated Mar 8, 2016 at 9:08 AM

Lea Anne Schmidgall, executive director of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Peoria, knew it would be much more powerful to take an actual Habitat homeowner with her to Washington, D.C., for the annual Habitat for Humanity International’s Annual...

Updated Mar 2, 2016 at 11:41 AM

WASHINGTON — The often-noted bond between a boy and his dog takes on a completely different meaning for the Doremus family of Washington.

Updated Mar 2, 2016 at 11:09 AM

EAST PEORIA — Students planning to go the scholarship route for college typically rely on grades or sports, but one East Peoria youth is relying on his ability to play the bagpipes.

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