Peoria Zoo welcomes hog babies

The Peoria Zoo has welcomed a new litter of Red River Hogs who were born March 19 at 6:00 a.m. This is the fourth successful litter born at the Zoo. The Zoo staff were able to determine the time of…

Voters Excited for Spring Elections!

Peoria voters are coming out to support their candidates for city council and school board elections. When I asked stay-at-home-mom Maria Graves, 42, why she felt it was important to cast her vote on the Peoria School Board ballot this…

The Tax Deadline Looms!

Are taxes causing you anxiety? Even with the extended tax deadline, April 18 will be here sooner than you think. Seeking professional tax help may be your best option. Jackson Hewitt Area Manager Mary Jo Roberts says that Jackson Hewitt…

March Events Listing Through March 26th

March 23rd—Proctor Hospital Sponsors: “The Free Medicare Help Desk”— from 9:00 – 11:00 am in the Lobby at Proctor Hospital. No appointment is needed. To call or register: (309) 691-1070. March 25th—“Zoo After Dark” – from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.…

March Events Listing Through March 20th

March 1st through March 24th—“In Plane View/Abstractions of Flight”—Times and Admission TBA announced. For more information, contact Lakeview Museum for details on the event’s announcement for times and admission. March 17th—St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held in Downtown Peoria…

Peoria police deserve praise

Have you noticed how quickly Peoria police are capturing the bad guys? One robbery after another and one killing after another, police wind up nabbing the culprits. And folks, these are really bad, bad, people. Too many young thugs are…

Observing Women’s History Month!

by Dolores M. Klein, Peoria, IL Once again, Susan B. Anthony’s birthday, February 15th, a state holiday, got lost in between Lincoln’s birthday and President’s Day. We can hope that dedicated teachers pick up the observance and discuss with their…