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Of Nelson Dean Jay & another giant Freddy

By Jeff Lampefor The Weekly Post For much of his life, Elmwood native, Karl Taylor has had a fascination with Nelson Dean Jay. In Taylor’s…

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Bailey, Sampson, Watkins winners in Illinois primary

By JEFF LAMPE For The Weekly Post Gov. JB Pritzker will find out Nov. 8 whether spending millions to pick his Republican foe was a good…

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Momentum builds for Elmwood I.A. building

By JEFF LAMPE For The Weekly Post ELMWOOD – Not long after giving final approval for $2,345,889 in General Obligation School Bonds for an HVAC project,…

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Carlson back at Brimfield? School board expects to rehire retired hoops coach

By NICK VLAHOS For The Weekly Post BRIMFIELD – Count Scott Carlson among those guys for whom retirement didn’t entirely take. About 17 months after what…

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New deadline

Dec. 10 deadline set for Toulon sewer lift station By JOHN A. BALLENTINE For The Prairie News TOULON – After nearly a year of delays,…

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Key to city

Galva concert organizer John Taylor honored By CAROL TOWNSEND For The Prairie News GALVA – Mayor Rich Volkert presented John Taylor a Key to the City…

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Peoria man arrested at gunpoint in Edwards

By NICK VLAHOS For The Weekly Post EDWARDS – A Peoria man was arrested at gunpoint after he drove erratically on a road near Edwards. A…

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Chicken dinner adds to Old Settlers’ allure

By JEFF LAMPE For The Weekly Post BRIMFIELD – Pork chops are a default festival food in central Illinois, and with good reason. Done right, a…

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Williamsfield considering rules for burning

By NICK VLAHOS For The Weekly Post WILLIAMSFIELD – Public nuisances in Williamsfield have become a burning issue. A smoky one, too. Residents setting fire as…

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The Prairie News public record for 8-12-22

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Traffic citations & Ordinance violations 8-4…

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The Weekly Post public record for 8-11-22

NOTE: Charges are merely an accusation. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Police reports • BRIMFIELD – An…

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Brimfield closer to a solar array

Village passes ordinance By JEFF LAMPE For The Weekly Post BRIMFIELD – Brimfield took one step closer to a 12-acre community solar project on Monday when…

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