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Opportunistic Ottawa

The present embraces the past in scenic, historic river town. Ottawa has been called one of the “10 small towns

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Peoria on map

Carry it With You

I left central Illinois in a five-seat hatchback packed to the brim with everything I could carry, and a few things I couldn’t—sweatshirts and memories, notebooks and the ideas in

A statue on campus of Lydia Moss Bradley

Peoria’s most influential woman ever?

Lydia Moss Bradley left a local mark like arguably no other. Some 125 years since Lydia Moss Bradley established her Bradley University, the school continues to cultivate seeds of knowledge

The Washington Way

Neighborly reputation, hometown character, rich history distinguish this growing Tazewell County town

Black and white photo of a football game

Peoria Stadium has a rich – and racing – history

​ Long before the state lottery, riverboat casinos and video gaming, Peoria looked toward gambling for a financial boost. Debuting in 1895, Peoria Exposition Park touted horseracing as a benevolent

People, Places & Parties

Peoria Public Schools Foundation, East Peoria Chamber Of Commerce, Peoria Symphony Orchestra, Peoria River Front Museum, Unitypoint Health, United States Postal Service

Photos from the American Heart Association: Peoria Heart of Gold Ball

People, Places & Parties – July 2022

American Heart Association:PEORIA HEART OF GOLD BALL May 14, 2022 | Pere Marquette The American Heart Association hosted its Peoria Heart of Gold Ball at the Pere Marquette on May 14.

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