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Man dies following weekend fire in Peru

PEORIA / PERU — A Peru man has passed away from his injuries sustained in an apartment fire over the weekend. The Peoria County Coroner’s office says 53-year old Mark Feik died on Sunday evening at Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria. On Saturday around 2 AM, Peru firefighters ...Read more

No love for Great Lakes Basin at Morris meeting

MORRIS — The man at the head of the Great Lakes Basin railroad met with over 400 people in Morris last night. Frank Patton, with the help of the Grundy County Board, held the informational meeting about the proposed rail-line inside of the Morris High School gymnasium. Patton spoke about ...Read more

RSS Country Music News

  • Eric Church: “Always a Level of You That’s Misunderstood”
    Eric Church played the Stagecoach country music festival on Friday (April 29), and while he was out in California, he visited with country station KFRG/Riverside-San Bernardino. And they talked about the title track from his latest album Mr. Misunderstood. Church wrote the song with longtime Nashville hitmaker Casey Beathard, but he explains in the interview... […]
  • World Premiere: The Highwaymen’s “Good Hearted Woman”
    It’s Johnny Cash, Willie Nelson, Waylon Jennings and Kris Kristofferson like you’ve never experienced them. That’s because this concert footage has never been seen before. CMT has the video premiere of the super group’s performance of “Good Hearted Woman,” recorded live at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York, on March 14, 1990. It’s all... […]
  • Sam Hunt on Choosing Country Over Football
    Sam Hunt is living proof that switching gears can be a good thing. Before he released what would become his breakout hit “Leave the Night On” in 2014, he was preparing for a much different career: professional football player. Hunt played college football at both Middle Tennessee State University and the University of Alabama at... […]
  • Keith Urban and Nicole Kidman Shine at the Met Gala
    If you are not familiar, the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute in New York puts on a fundraiser every year also known an the Met Gala. Celebrities are always on the guest list and the focus of the event turns to fashion. Every year there is a new theme and since they’re raising money... […]