• Heart of Illinois celebrates Palace Malice

    Charlie Pigg grew up in Canton and loved going to the Fulton County Fair to see the horse races. Earlier this month, Charlie had the thrill of a lifetime as a horse he part-owns, Palace Malice, won the Belmont.

  • Back On Track

    After a major flood this spring, Peoria Speedway holds its Grand Re-Opening this week.

  • Trading Places

    Chiefs pitcher Michael Aldrete played shortstop in college and is now trying to follow in his dad's big league footsteps.

  • Dirt Devil

    NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace drives on Central Illinois dirt tracks.

  • Blackhawks Alum

    Former Peoria Rivermen once played for the Chicago Blackhawks.

  • Peoria Chiefs' three all-stars

    Three Peoria Chiefs got the call to play in the 2013 Midwest League All-Star Game.

  • Morton family shows their Blackhawks pride

    There's no doubt the Hiller family of Morton is committed to the Blackhawks!

  • Starry, Starry Night

    Two Peoria Chiefs have connections to pro athletes in the Major Leagues and the NFL.

  • Say Hey, Willie

    Former Cardinals outfielder teaches Peoria Chiefs players.

  • Pete Vonachen laid to rest

    PEORIA HTS, Ill. -- The man who brought minor league baseball to Peoria was laid to rest Friday. Pete Vonachen was 87, but for a lot of people he meant much more than baseball.

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