Chillicothe http://peoriapublicradio.org en Shakespeare in the park, with The Great Work Begins http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/shakespeare-park-great-work-begins <p>This week, we're talking with Andrew Rhodenbaugh. He's playing Hamlet in a production by The Great Work Begins Theatre Troupe. The group has been presenting Shakespeare at Camp Wokanda in Chillicothe since the summer of 2012, and has staged other productions at venues in and around Peoria. He talks about the genesis of the company, about the challenges of taking on an iconic role Shakespeare, and about taking theatre to unconventional locations. The Great Work begins performs "Hamlet," Saturday at 11:30 a.m., and Sunday at 11:30 a.m. and 3:00 p.m., at Camp Wokanda.</p><p></p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 22:08:17 +0000 Nathan Irwin 24816 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Shakespeare in the park, with The Great Work Begins Peoria Area EMS Medical Director stepping down http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-area-ems-medical-director-stepping-down <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria Area EMS Medical Director is stepping down. </span>OSF<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Saint Francis Medical Center announced Cheryl </span>Colbenson’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> resignation is effective July </span>1st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. She’s leaving to complete a fellowship in Integrative Medicine.</span></p><div> Tue, 11 Jun 2013 17:28:50 +0000 Denise Molina 7144 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Area EMS Medical Director stepping down County holds flood meeting in Chillicothe http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/county-holds-flood-meeting-chillicothe <p>More than 100 residents from the Chillicothe area learned about local recovery efforts following last week’s flooding. &nbsp;Peoria County held an informational meeting to answer questions and update residents on how to deal with property damage. &nbsp;Assistant Peoria County Administrator Scott Sorrel says that officials want residents to remember two main points in the coming weeks:</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 03:47:10 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4800 at http://peoriapublicradio.org County holds flood meeting in Chillicothe Flooding precaution urged for Peoria, Tazewell County residents http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/flooding-precaution-urged-peoria-tazewell-county-residents <p></p><div><p> The rising levels on the Illinois River could pose a significant risk to residents living around Chillicothe and Rome. &nbsp;Peoria County says the Illinois River is expected to crest at nearly 30-feet by Monday night. &nbsp;The County says residents in those areas should be prepared to leave their homes if needed. Peoria County says it will send representatives into flooded areas in the coming weeks to conduct damage assessments. &nbsp;</p></div><p> Sat, 20 Apr 2013 02:50:30 +0000 Alex Rusciano 4287 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Flooding precaution urged for Peoria, Tazewell County residents AMT to provide permanent service in Chillicothe http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/amt-provide-permanent-service-chillicothe <p></p> Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:09:27 +0000 Alex Rusciano 1157 at http://peoriapublicradio.org