12:15 am
Wed January 29, 2014

Mayor Manier reacts to State of Union speech

Washington, Illinois Mayor Gary Manier was in the nation’s capitol for the State Of The Union last night.  He was the guest of U.S. Senator Mark Kirk. The Central Illinois town was devastated following last November’s tornado. Manier says it was a thrill to see President Obama deliver the speech. But Manier says he was hoping the President would mention the state’s recovery efforts:

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6:11 pm
Thu January 16, 2014

Area mayors stop by in-studio to talk tornado recovery

It’s been two months since the devastating tornadoes ripped through Central Illinois.  Washington Mayor Gary Manier, Washington City Administrator Tim Gleason, East Peoria Mayor Dave Mingus, and Pekin Mayor Laurie Barra stopped by the Peoria Public Radio Studios to discuss the last eight weeks since the storms, the recovery process so far and what lies ahead in each community.  

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