Peoria Magazine: April 2022

By Mike Bailey

Photography By Ron Johnson, Photos also Provided By NCAUR

Since the Great Depression, Peoria’s ‘Ag Lab’ has been shaking up the world, and it’s still going strong

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The Xman Behind Xbox

By Phil Luciano
Photos Provided By Robbie Bach

He’s a native Peorian, burnishing our hub-of-the-universe credentials


A Sentimental Journey

By Sally McKee
Photography By Ron Johnson

Three generations of sisters have run the store of the same name on Washington’s historic Square


Peoria Native Explores True Crime Genre

Mike Bailey interviews author Kathryn Miles

In May 1996, Julie Williams and Lollie Winans were brutally murdered while backpacking in Virginia’s Shenandoah National Park, adjacent to the world-famous Appalachian Trail.