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PEORIA — Lou’s Drive-In, 4229 N. Knoxville Ave., has closed for another season. Now the question is who will own the business when — and if — it reopens next spring.The hot dog stand opened by Lou and Margaret LaHood in 1952 is for sale.

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The home of Bill and Nancy Proctor, located at 125 College Boulevard, has been selected as the Yard of the Month for September.

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With the beginning of fall comes an event that has a special meaning for young adult cancer patients who probably aren’t going to recover — Nik’s Home Run.These young men and women, ages 18 to 24, know they...

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Six months after a portion of the Bernadotte Bridge tumbled into the Spoon River, the Bernadotte Historical Society still plans to restore the bridge after recently gaining ownership of the broken pony truss.

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Monmouth College students recently had a chance to interview author Colin Woodard about his book “American Nations,” which will be used as a textbook in one of the college's history classes.

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Donald Ernest Johnson, of Kirkwood, and Kelly Marie Bobik, of St. Charles, have announced that they will be married on Oct. 12, 2014, in Rockton.

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At 5:13 p.m. Wednesday, the Canton Police Department investigated a complaint that a man had reportedly tried to lure children into his van in the area of N. Eighth and E. Ash.

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ROCKFORD — Main Street District will host its final block party of 2014 at 5 p.m. Sept. 20 in downtown Rockford on State and Main streets. The party will feature live music from Tristan Bushman at 5 p.m., Jamie Campbell at 6 p.m.,...

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FREEPORT — The American Red Cross is encouraging eligible donors to give blood during Liver Awareness Month this October.A blood donation opportunity will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 2 in Building H of Highland...

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STOCKTON — A 5K fun run and walk was held before the Mat Paisley Open on Sept. 13 at Black Hawk Run Golf Course.The cross-country course began and ended at the clubhouse, and children ran on the kids’ course.Proceeds...

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FREEPORT — Walter Edwards hopes his new business offers a retail and a health boost to the community.Chloie’s Grocery Store opened its doors in mid-August at 611 S. Galena Ave., just south of downtown. It’s an area...

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