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Candidate forum Feb. 23
by: Peoria Story ~ 1 day, 14 hrs ago.
PEORIA, IL -- A large audience attended the final Peoria City Council candidate forum on Feb. 23, even though it was not nearly as interesting as the previous ...

Mainstream Media's Distortions
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 day, 18 hrs ago.
The JS and most other left wing medias headline "Immigrants" leaving off the illegal. Only when you read deeper into the news release will you finally come across the term"Illegal Immigrants".As is well known that p...

A Canton Blogger?
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 day, 23 hrs ago.
A declared railfan is blogging from Canton, Illinois.Her name is Jan Smith…and she is a tornado! Actually, her Google handle is “cantontornado36” so when you read her musings about a variety of top...

Ask Peoria Station
by: Peoria Station ~ 2 days, 1 hr ago.
It is well past time for another “Ask Peoria Station.” Feel free to ask any transportation related question. As always, if I don’t know the answer, I’ll find one.– David P. Jordan......

Jeff Session - A Wise Choice as Attorney General
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 2 days, 19 hrs ago.
Right or wrong. If everyone is 'RIGHT' on all decisions, this country would not be in a 'deplorable' position left by the past administration.No President was ever right on all decisions. And neither...

Former BelWood and Heddington Oaks Admikstrator Is Now Heading an Effort to Buy HO
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 2 days, 19 hrs ago.
Matt Neukirk, has approached the Peoria County Board or some members representing a private buyer of the badly failing HO. A couple years after HO opened, Neukirk resigned and it was reported he took a position in t...

Gitmo Released Muslim is Dead as a Suicide Bomber.
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 2 days, 19 hrs ago.
This is not the first to leave Gitmo under Obama to return as a terrorist and their will be many more.Compassion for all.Sure.......

Let us now praise famous alumni
by: Peoria Story ~ 3 days, 16 hrs ago.
PEORIA, IL -- Peoria School District 150 critics Terry Knapp and Sharon Crews came up with a good idea:  feature successful alumni in the school dist...

Democrats No Comprehend??
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 4 days ago.
A letter to your editorial page. Perhaps you prefer this one to my last letter. I believe the Democratic Party has not yet comprehended what the last election meant. They lost the Presidency, the House ( for the...

ACLU letter to federal clinics in Peoria on women's reproductive health
by: Peoria Story ~ 4 days ago.
PEORIA, IL -- The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois has sent a letter to the federal Heartland clinics in Peoria regarding their lack of reproductive ...

TP&W Ethanol/Manifest – 2/18/17
by: Peoria Station ~ 5 days ago.
The Toledo Peoria & Western Railway continues running unit ethanol trains. I saw the most recent on Saturday, February 18. A trio of former Iowa Chicago & Eastern SD40-2s – 3441, 3440 and 3443 – ...

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, the 19th Century Trump
by: Peoria Story ~ 6 days ago.
PEORIA, IL -- Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, playing at Corn Stock's Winter Playhouse, rates an A-plus for a very slick production,...

Here's the big question: Did you vote for Trump?
by: Peoria Story ~ 6 days ago.
PEORIA, IL -- A forum for at-large Peoria City Council candidates on Feb. 18 produced few concrete answers on what the six contenders would do to improve Peori...

Headline - "Angry Voters Flood Town Halls"
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 2 days ago.
One word left out. Headline should read "Angry DEMOCRATS Flood Town Halls". All sore losers, sob-sisters and brothers. So sad.......

An Answer to Former City Councilman Jim Bateman
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 2 days ago.
Yes, Jim, I was and am a Trump supporter even though what you sob about would REALLY be bad if the corrupt, lying Clinton's had been elected. I remember you as an ineffectual Peoria City Councilman with a large ...

The Wise Nowlans Gather Up 380,000 Signatures - Here is the "Rest of the Story"
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 2 days ago.
Of the 380,000 petitioners, 379,999 were Democrats. One Republican was Ray LaHood. 30,000 were illegally in this country, 70,000 were on welfare, 97,000 didn't vote in November, 8200 were duplicates or one frien...

Norfolk Southern’s Bloomington District Remains an Interesting Piece of Railroad!
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 week, 4 days ago.
The loss of outbound finished vehicle business from Mitsubishi Motor Mfg. of America’s Normal, Illinois assembly plant did not end the excitement of railfanning Norfolk Southern’s Bloomington Distri...

David Stockman is 'Insane' - Not Trump - So is NewsMax On Many Occassions
by: Merle Widmer's PEORIA WATCH ~ 1 week, 4 days ago.
Of course, the market is overpriced. It was overpriced before Trump became President. Even dumb me oew that and had predicted in my blogs, a sell-off in late 2016 or early 2017 (if Hillary won). But Stockman, who al...

Amazing turnout
by: Peoria Story ~ 1 week, 7 days ago.
PEORIA, IL -- The amazing pro-choice turnout on Feb. 11 was inspiring.  It's great to see so many care about abortion rights.  At l...

Gritty, Industrial Railroading, Part XVIII
by: Peoria Station ~ 1 week, 7 days ago.
Six decades ago, BF Goodrich announced plans to build a $5 million chemical plant just north of Henry, Illinois.The public announcement came on March 19, 1957. This plant, which was to produce anti-oxidents for...


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