Turning Heads

Lana's Salon
by Danielle Webster

There's a new hair salon in Bartonville that's turning heads, and in a good way.  It's called Lana's Salon and in an interview with it's founder Amanda Hageman recently, I discovered just how this mother plans to raise awareness of special needs children while giving back to the Peoria area community.  Currently Lana's Salon offers a discounted haircut for all military, policemen or...

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Peoria Heights, IL

by Jeremy Rickman

Located on the eastern border of the city of Peoria. The Village of Peoria Heights is a small suburb which is host to various small shops and restaurants which cater to a diverse clientele. With a population of just over 6100 at last count in 2012 it was incorporated in November of 1901 after changing its 3 year old known name of Prospect Heights to what is now known as ...

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Bartonville, IL

by Danielle Webster

The Village of Bartonville lies South of Peoria and was incorporated in 1903.  It is a community with a population of roughly 6,310 residents. Bartonville also boasts an airport, General Wayne Downing Peoria International Airport.  The 182nd Airlift Wing of the United States Air Force base also lies nearby.  A major American company whose roots originate here is Keystone Steel and Wire.  Mike Dunn and Jim Thome both graduated from the local high school, Limestone Community, went on to play in Major...

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