morton http://peoriapublicradio.org en Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peorias-hidden-treasures-november-11-2013 <p>We look at the last set of art galleries participating in the Citywide Celebration of Women Artists. The Liz Pearce Gallery in Dunlap features the work of five artists, exploring small, intimate spaces. Four Morton artists have works on display at the Jefferson Street Gallery. Finally, two events held in conjunction with the celebrations examine the business of art, and a panel of women artists talking about their experiences.</p> Mon, 11 Nov 2013 19:47:49 +0000 Nathan Irwin 14740 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria's Hidden Treasures - November 11, 2013 Bird collected in Morton tests postive for West Nile http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/bird-collected-morton-tests-postive-west-nile <div>More birds with West Nile Virus are popping up in Tazewell County. The county&rsquo;s Health Department previously reported disease-positive birds in Delevan, Pekin, and Washington. It most recently collected a blue jay with the virus in Morton. The disease is transmitted through the bite of a mosquito that has fed on an infected bird.</div><div> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 16:55:40 +0000 Denise Molina 12871 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Bird collected in Morton tests postive for West Nile Road work zones return http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/road-work-zones-return <p></p> Mon, 15 Apr 2013 21:47:09 +0000 Tanya Koonce 4029 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Road work zones return Highway projects near Morton to begin http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/highway-projects-near-morton-begin <p>An $86 million road improvements project begins Monday near Morton. &nbsp;It’s part of Governor Pat Quinn’s Illinois Jobs Now program, and includes additional lanes and pavement replacements on I-74. &nbsp;The I-74 and Morton Avenue interchange will also get ramp improvements. &nbsp;The project is expected to finish by summer of 2015.&nbsp;</p> Sat, 30 Mar 2013 00:13:09 +0000 Alex Rusciano 3238 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Highway projects near Morton to begin