Woodford Times - Peoria, IL

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Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 1:38 PM

Two hundred runners, 10 chefs and dozens of their supporters piled into a caravan of RVs headed for Memphis, Tenn., where they'll start their trek battling the elements to continue their fight against childhood cancer.  The group left Peoria on Tuesday morning en route to the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. Wednesday morning, they'll begin the reverse route, this time on foot as they leave the hospital to run...

Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 10:02 AM

CREVE COEUR — On Saturday, bicyclists from all across the country were welcomed to the First Christian Church in Creve Coeur with cheers, food and entertainment.

Updated Jul 26, 2016 at 9:56 AM

Referred to originally as the “new wagon bridge,” the Franklin Street span would replace Old Tooth Picks, the old wagon and foot bridge built in 1848. With the first pilings driven in 1906 by the Marsh Bridge Company of Des Moines, Iowa,...

Updated Jul 13, 2016 at 10:57 AM

MORTON — Just days before the tragic shooting in Orlando, Florida, the city saw a miracle when two central Illinois natives worked to save the life of a little girl.

Updated Jul 8, 2016 at 9:58 PM

EUREKA — Police-involved shootings in Dallas, Louisiana and Minnesota as well as St. Louis and Georgia in the past few days have made an already hard job even tougher.

Updated Jul 5, 2016 at 1:20 PM

PEORIA — The Peoria Historical Society is celebrating its 21st season of Historic Trolley Tours by offering six different tours scheduled through the end of October.

Updated Jun 23, 2016 at 4:29 PM

PEORIA – The Illinois Department of Transportation announces that intermittent lane closures will be in place today and Friday, June 24 during daytime hours on the Bob Michel Bridge over the Illinois River.

Updated Jun 17, 2016 at 8:18 PM

It’s been said that a bad reputation can be similar to a shadow — always following and hard to hide from. 

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 4:37 PM

All smiles and full of energy, the little girl scampered among the adults gathered around her, unaware of the battery of TV and newspaper cameras that followed her happy dance.

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 3:42 PM

TAZEWELL COUNTY — A "silver tsunami" that began five years ago when the first wave of America’s baby boomers began turning 65 has led to an increasing number of older...

Updated Jun 14, 2016 at 3:02 PM

Now a century old, the Tazewell County Courthouse remains a solid structure. Perhaps too solid.

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