Peoria Magazine: August 2022

By Lisa Coon

Photos by Ron Johnson

New school calendar meets with mixed opinions


Music rules in Morton

By Lisa Coon
Photos by Mike Bailey

Molding musicians, shaping people, racking up state titles (16 in a row!)

Peoria Stadium 2.0

By Nick Vlahos
Photos by Ron Johnson

Venerable athletic facility to get $11 million reinvention

Pumpkin Powered

By Scott Fishel
Photos by Ron Johnson, Mike Bailey

That’s just the start in the orange gourd capital of the world 


The Reinvention Tour

By Kirk Wessler
Photo by Ron Johnson

A retired journalist finds a new calling in his mid-60s