Peoria Public School Teachers Greet Students at Home

Aug 9, 2017
Cass Herrington / Peoria Public Radio

Peoria Public School teachers and administrators are going door-to-door this week to get their students fired up for the first day of class. 

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It’s the last full week of summer for Peoria Public School students. And many of them are getting a special visitor to help get them ready.

New data show Starved Rock State Park had its highest-ever attendance in 2014.

Riverfront Museum scales back goals

Aug 27, 2013

The Peoria Riverfront Museum is scaling back its attendance goal this year following a lower-than-expected visitor count since opening in October.  Nearly 25-percent fewer people than expected visited the museum through June.  Museum Board President Dave Ransburg says the low number also means the museum had to use nearly twice as much money as expected from private donations to fill its spending gap last fiscal year: