It’s pothole season in Peoria

By Mike Rogers, Peoria director of public works This year, the City has experienced frequent snow storms and heavy rains, causing more than usual potholes in our streets.  Since mid-February, City crews have been repairing potholes around the clock. Potholes…

Happenings for April 2014

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April 1 – 19 – Lilies & The Lorax Lily Show – 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. @ Luthy Botanical Garden. This show is a community tradition. See hundreds of beautiful flowers contrasted with lush tropical foliage and experience the…

April schedule for UnityPoint’s mammogram van

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April 2 — Cherry Tree Shopping Center ,Washington April 4 — Pekin UnityPoint Clinic 1800 Broadway ,Pekin April 8 —  Morton UnityPoint Clinic 199 N. Morton Ave, Morton April 9 — Chillicothe UnityPoint Clinic 525 Sweetbriar, Chillicothe April 12 —…

Dunlap Library Happenings

April 3 – 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.: Page Turners Book Club – We’ll be talking about “A Week in Winter” by Meave Binchy. Call Dunlap Public Library at (309) 243-5716. April 7 – 9:30 – 10:30 a.m. – Monday Morning…

Web services social media classes

April 2 9-10:30 am – Social Media Marketing Made Simple (free) – Learn more about using social media for your business. Register: www.webservicesinc.net 1-3 pm – Getting Started with Email Marketing (free) – Are you using email blasts for your…

Important election dates

March 10 – Last day for any member of the U.S. Service, spouse and dependents to make application for an absentee ballot and the last day for the election authority to mail such ballot (not less than 10 days before…

Too bad …

It was a surprise and disappointing to learn that Suzie Wolstenholm was withdrawing from the race for a seat on the board of District 150. She would’ve been an excellent board member. She’s intelligent, not prone to be a “group…

Science Still Rocking Our Cultural Boat

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But there’s a problem: research can inadvertently put scientists in conflict with commonly held beliefs that might differ from unwelcome new conclusions. Copernicus and Darwin experienced this. The former taught us that the Earth orbits the Sun, not visa versa.…