WASHINGTON - A real estate blog just named the city the second most affordable place in Illinois. The ranking is based on the price of food and utilities, unemployment rates and median home prices. Washington got second because food prices and unemployment rates are both low. Washington's mayor says he thinks rebuilding all the tornado-damaged homes may kick them off
PEORIA - Unity-Point Health - Methodist is getting a $10 million makeover. The hospital is replacing its exterior "skin" facing Interstate 74. It will match the rest of the building that was upgraded a few years ago facing Hamiliton Boulevard. Parts of the building are more than 100 years old, and the goal is to make it look like
WASHINGTON - It's back to school for Washington Community High School students. "As the kids came in the door, they were smiling; they were excited to be here," District Superintendent Kyle Freeman said. A familiar feeling, but many of these students are far from familiarity. With their homes destroyed, some are making long commutes to get to school. The school's
EAST PEORIA – Local leaders weighed options for how they will upgrade the eastbound side of the McClugage Bridge. That side of the bridge hasn’t been upgraded since 1999. At Wednesday’s meeting, engineers discussed the major need for either rehabilitating or replacing the bridge. They say with more than 20,000 drivers using the bridge each day, the bridge is
CANTON - An airport in Canton wants to fly to new heights, but first it needs a longer runway. The Canton Park District is looking to extend a runway at the Ingersoll Airport from about 4,000 to 5,000 feet. The new addition will allow it to bring in more aircrafts and more business to the community. First the airport needs
A $10 million project is in store for the hospital.
With Washington students back in school, many are not back in their homes after last year’s tornado.
Local leaders met to discuss options for fixing the McClugage Bridge.
BLOOMINGTON – At the corner of Jefferson and Allin streets, the road comes to a dead end. Crime shut it down years ago, but the city of Bloomington might open that back up.
Just after 11 p.m., police were called to the 900 block of West Jefferson Street for a stabbing.