Morton Times-News - Morton, IL
Posted at 6:00 AM

With all of the hype and media coverage surrounding both the Democratic and Republican national conventions, many Americans who could not attend may be wondering about the chanting, flag-waving, and occasionally booing crowds they saw on TV.

Posted at 5:00 AM

Though the major party conventions have toned down in significance over the years and produced only modest polling bounces headed into the stretch, the fact that Hillary Clinton has been overtaken nationally by Donald Trump might give viability to...

Updated at 1:41 AM

Quite a lot has happened in Pekin in the 192 years since Jonathan Tharp built his log cabin at a spot that is today the foot of Broadway. Many of those events have been documented in books, newspapers, and photographs, but most have been...

Updated at 1:39 AM

Rich and Jan Goodlick celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary July 25, at a luncheon with their family. Richard Goodlick and the former Janet Miller were married July 21, 1961, at First United Methodist Church in Pekin.

Updated at 1:36 AM

Mr. and Mrs. Larry Creekmur of Pekin celebrated their 50th anniversary July 22, 2016.

Updated at 1:34 AM

Stanley and Clara Zimmerman of Pekin will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary Thursday, Aug. 4, 2016, with family.

Updated at 1:13 AM

Emma Heisler of Morton and Trey Thompson of Tremont are happy to announce their engagement. The couple is planning an Aug. 6, 2016, wedding.

Updated at 1:08 AM

The 47 campers in grades 3-8 who participated in this week’s Pekin Community High School football camp received plenty of attention.

Updated at 1:02 AM

Tim and Ryan Saurs barely snuck into the Championship Flight of the 48th annual Robert B. Monge Two Man Best-Ball Invitational golf tournament.

Updated at 12:58 AM

It’s been 13 years since Dave Foutch and Dave Moehring have teed off at the Robert B. Monge Two-Man Best Ball Invitational.

Updated at 12:54 AM

Now that the DNC four-day, multi-network infomercial is mercifully finished, the memory of the RNC version grows a bit dim, except for nominee Donald John Trump’s speech that ripped the wallpaper off the Quicken Loans Arena. According to...

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