Tag Archives: East Peoria

No flood. Just East Peoria

There are two sides to any infrastructure budget: the money to build and the money to maintain. According to my friend Denny, who just took this photo, East Peoria may be overlooking that second pot of money when it comes … Continue reading

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League of Illinois Bicyclists announces Oct. 1 Mackinaw Valley Trail “Meet-in-the-Middle” Ride

From the League’s Facebook page: The Mackinaw Valley Trail “Meet-in-the-Middle” Ride, that LIB is helping to organize, will be on Saturday, Oct. 1. Cyclists start either in East Peoria or Bloomington, riding to Mackinaw after brief 9:30am kickoff events. There’ll … Continue reading

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East Peoria River Trail may reopen week of June 20

With vanishingly few exceptions, spring in central Illinois this year was a mixed bag: heavy rain or high heat, take your choice. So it could be that a few people didn’t notice that East Peoria’s River Trail of Illinois was … Continue reading

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Rain delays completion of East Peoria’s River Trail reconstruction

Heavy rainfall over the past several weeks means East Peoria’s River Trail of Illinois may remain closed until the middle of June, one to two weeks later than originally estimated, according to Fon du Lac Park District Director Brad Smith. … Continue reading

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East Peoria trail closing for four weeks starting in May

Having just visited the muddy, muddy Rock Island Trail north of Peoria, I found myself wishing, again, that it was paved. But there’s a downside to paving. In the case of East Peoria’s River Trail of Illinois, it’s four weeks … Continue reading

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