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Rockford Chamber of Commerce names Savant CEO Citizen of the Year

The Rockford Chamber of Commerce has named Brent Brodeski its 2017 Citizen of the Year.

Long-time employees honored at Illinois American Water

Illinois American Water’s Peoria District honored their longtime employees with over 30 years of service earlier this month. Many of the employees have served for over 40 years with the company.

Migration survey prompts warning over Illinois income tax hike

Illinois has the worst outbound migration rate in the country, according to a new survey, and the results are prompting warnings the state will continue to bleed population if a proposed increase in taxes is introduced.

Olsen praises Downers Grove music educators for earning prestigious award

State Rep. David Olsen (R-Downers Grove) recently commended two local music educators who earned a prestigious industry honor for 2017 — awarded to just one other Illinoisan this year — as he presented the duo with their certificates.

Peoria Park District to host their annual Black History Month celebration

The annual John Gwynn Black History program will take place from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Proctor Recreation Center in Peoria.

Geneco emerges from Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Energy Service company Geneco has emerged from its Chapter 11 restructuring, according to Dynegy Inc. and Illinois Power Generating Company.

Northern Trust hires new leader for front office solutions

Northern Trust, a wealth and asset management company, has hired Melanie Pickett as head of front office solutions.

Surgeon joins medical practice in Pekin

ProHealth Medical Group has hired Dr. F. Nani Moazzam to join its ProHealth General Surgery team at the South 13th Street office in Pekin.

Naperville introduces new camp program for kids

Starting this spring, Naper Settlement will offer School’s Out Day Camps for kids in grade one through five. 

Salvation Army, utility help pay 925 customers' water bills

The Salvation Army and Illinois American Water have helped over 925 utility customers pay their water bills through Illinois American Water’s customer assistance program, H2O Help to Others.

Howard & Howard Attorneys places 15 on Illinois honors list

Fifteen lawyers from Howard & Howard Attorneys have been named Illinois Super Lawyers and Illinois Rising Stars for 2017.

Arts at ICC opens new exhibits on East Peoria campus

Illinois Central College is debuting two new art exhibits today on its East Peoria campus.

Goodwill receives $30,000 grant from Walmart Foundation

The Walmart Foundation presented Goodwill Industries and other Central Illinois organizations with $280,000 in grants last month.

Lawyers' escrow accounts fund illegal alien defense

Parties to lawsuits in Illinois are unwittingly subsidizing the legal representation of illegal aliens, including criminal aliens in deportation cases.

Peoria North Rotary Club collects over 12,000 food items

Peoria North Rotary Club held its 10th Annual Rookie Food Drive this month to benefit Heart of Illinois Harvest.

Collinsville to begin construction on $20 million water treatment plant

The city of Collinsville will hold a ceremony at 10 a.m. Wednesday to announce the construction of a new Water Treatment Plant at 9535 Collinsville Road. 

Downers Grove legislator named to Financial Institutions Committee

Springfield lawmakers returned to office last week to begin discussing the legislation that has been filed in the 100th General Assembly.

New documentary shines light on Illinois budget crisis

A new documentary on the Illinois budget crisis debuted last week and the story continues this Friday.

IDOT seeks public input for long-range projects

The Illinois Department of Transportation is undergoing development for its Long-Range Transportation Plan.

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