All Things Peoria All Things Peoria is WCBU's daily newsmagazine, airing weekdays at 5 p.m. This half-hour program shines a light into all corners of Greater Peoria. You'll see the challenges we face from a new angle. And you'll hear from the neighbors you never knew you had.
All Things Peoria

All Things Peoria

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All Things Peoria is WCBU's daily newsmagazine, airing weekdays at 5 p.m. This half-hour program shines a light into all corners of Greater Peoria. You'll see the challenges we face from a new angle. And you'll hear from the neighbors you never knew you had.

Most Recent Episodes

Luke Rosenbohm hopes to make the future a little greener with Better Earth Compost

Founded by Paul and June Rosenbohm, who were primarily dairy farmers, Better Earth Compost first launched as a method of processing manure produced by their own farm as well as their neighbors'.

Luke Rosenbohm hopes to make the future a little greener with Better Earth Compost

All Things Peoria - Friday, December 3, 2021

On today's episode you'll hear about Peoria's Better Earth Composting. Plus, on Postmark Peoria, you'll learn how the Illinois River once fostered a thriving ice business. And during Out and About, host Jenn Gordon of Arts Partners speaks with Wendy Thomasson of the Peoria Ballet about their upcoming performance of the Nutcracker.

Distillery Labs lands a $2 million federal grant. What that means for the project and its timeline

It's been more than three years since plans for a downtown Peoria innovation hub were first announced. What's happening there now?

Distillery Labs lands a $2 million federal grant. What that means for the project and its timeline

Blanks Evergreen Acres sees 10% increase in sales since 2019 after closure due to COVID-19

The month of December is here, and that means many households are in search of one, prominent item to welcome in the holiday season: the perfect Christmas tree.

Blanks Evergreen Acres sees 10% increase in sales since 2019 after closure due to COVID-19

All Things Peoria - Thursday, December 2, 2021

On today's episode you'll hear from Creve Coeur Christmas tree farmer Michael Blank. Plus Hannah Alani has an update on what you need to know about the new COVID-19 omicron variant. And Tim Shelley takes a deep dive into the Distillery Labs business incubator.

Greater Peoria's higher ed institutions band together to land competitive IT workforce tra...

Greater Peoria's three major institutions of higher education are joining forces to beef up the area's IT workforce training pipeline.

Greater Peoria's higher ed institutions band together to land competitive IT workforce tra...

Bradley's first VP of diversity, equity, and inclusion plans to work not only on the Hillt...

Dr. Warren Anderson will be Bradley University's first vice president of diversity, equity, and inclusion, fulfilling a goal set by President Stephen Standifird to emphasize that area of focus.

Bradley's first VP of diversity, equity, and inclusion plans to work not only on the Hillt...

All Things Peoria - Wednesday, December 1, 2021

On today's episode, you'll hear from Bradley University's new VP for diversity, equity and inclusion: Warren Anderson. Plus, an interview with Chris Schaffner, the director of JOLT Foundation, a Peoria-based harm reduction nonprofit. And Illinois Central College president Sheila Quirk-Bailey talks to Tim Shelley about the proposed Hired! IT Workforce Accelerator project.

Bradley star Hawkins takes his place in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Hersey Hawkins, the most prolific and celebrated player in the history of Bradley University men's basketball, is now a member of the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

Bradley star Hawkins takes his place in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame

Peoria Ag Lab scientists using soybean oil to develop a better jet biofuel

Soybean oil offers a lot of potential in blending up a cleaner jet fuel. But to date, it hasn't been a major competitor in the biofuel market.

Peoria Ag Lab scientists using soybean oil to develop a better jet biofuel