Memorial Day

Peoria Public Radio News
5:25 pm
Mon May 26, 2014

Memorial Day Ceremony on the Peoria Riverfront

Memorial Day Wreath Ceremony Gateway Building Peoria
Credit Tamie Yost

Veterans and military families gathered at the Gateway Building on Peoria’s riverfront Monday for the annual Memorial Day Ceremony. Each branch of the military was recognized during a medley played by The Peoria Municipal Band. A traditional part of the ceremony is having veterans of each branch stand during their song. Gold star mothers, and families are also recognized.

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Peoria Public Radio News
12:29 pm
Fri May 24, 2013

American Mausoleum gets a facelift

The Peoria County State’s Attorney says the county remains committed to keeping the American Mausoleum operating properly. The state’s attorney’s office was granted authority to take over the site in the summer of 2008 after the Mausoleum’s previous owner filed for bankruptcy. 

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