Peoria Christian sprints past Granville Putnam County 46-31

1 December 2021, 4:13 pm

Peoria Christian collected a 46-31 victory over Granville Putnam County in an Illinois boys basketball matchup on December 1.... Read More »

Multiple area counties to see airport investments through Rebuild Illinois funding

1 December 2021, 1:54 pm

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Transportation announced the funding through the bipartisan Rebuild Illinois capital program. The $94 million unlocks $11.5 million in local ...... Read More »

Warm Weather Now, Bigger Changes Arrive Next Week

1 December 2021, 1:53 pm

Temperatures are expected to remain well above average across Central Illinois through the end of the work week. However, a series of cold fronts will bring cooler ...... Read More »

Mother of 2 dies in Peoria fire

1 December 2021, 10:29 am

Wednesday around 5:08 a.m. the Peoria Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of East Virginia Avenue to find heavy fire and black smoke coming from the back of the house. While searching the home ...... Read More »

Peoria High, Brimfield girls both No. 1 in first Illinois high school basketball poll

1 December 2021, 10:03 am

The Associated Press released its first boys and girls basketball polls of the season. Here is where the Peoria-area teams rate.... Read More »

All-Western Illinois boys cross country team

1 December 2021, 9:15 am

Riverdale junior Tommy Murray is the Quad Cities All-Western Illinois boys cross country runner of the year. Murray, a regional champion, placed ninth at the IHSA Class 1A state meet last month.... Read More »

A sneak peek into park plans that organizers say can help reach youth in our community

1 December 2021, 8:24 am

As part of WMBD’s “Together We Rise” series, WMBD is featuring a park project designed to inspire gratitude in Peoria’s south end. Every year, Build Peoria ...... Read More »

These Are the Counties in the Peoria, IL Metro Area With the Least COVID-19

30 November 2021, 7:30 pm

In the Peoria metropolitan area, located in Illinois, a total of 58,748 COVID-19 cases have been reported to date. Adjusted for population, there have been 15,690 reported infections for every 100,000 ...... Read More »

Here is the Best of the Best barbecue in Peoria as voted on by readers

29 November 2021, 9:58 pm

Central Illinois residents voted in more than 100 categories to choose the 2021 Best of Best winners in Peoria's community choice awards. More: 31 of the best places to eat and drink in the Peoria ...... Read More »

Peoria mayor on pensions: ‘We’ll never catch up, not in our lifetimes’

29 November 2021, 4:57 am

Peoria leaders said they are in ‘survival mode’ and need to take $4 million from this year’s budget to help make pension payments for the next two years. The mayor calls for state action to fix the ...... Read More »

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