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Des Plaines, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Des Plaines, IL include 60019, 60016, and 60017. The median home price in Des Plaines is $230,000 which is roughly $173/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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57 min ago | Daily Herald

Four finalists battle for best curb appeal in Des Plaines

Des Plaines residents have a week left to choose who, among four of their neighbors, has the best looking front yard in town.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Des Plaines to allow chickens at Methodist Campground

Staff at the Historic Methodist Campground in Des Plaines now have permission to raise chickens, though aldermen stopped short of allowing the practice citywide.

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6 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Weekend picks: Aerosmith, Slash team up to Let Rock Rule

Rock this way: Rock on when Aerosmith performs its Let Rock Rule tour with Slash tonight at the First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre, 19100 S. Ridgeland Ave., Tinley Park.

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12 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Mobile home park residents protest after manager removes belongings from yards

Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines are upset with their property manager for taking belongings from their yards and levying fines on them -- an apparent enforcement of the fine print in their leases.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Rivers Foundation donates $38,300 to Cumberland school

Beginning this fall, more computers will be available to Cumberland students because of a generous grant from the Rivers Foundation.

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Daily Herald

Peak Construction builds a national reach

CEO Michael Sullivan Jr., left, and President John Reilly of Peak Construction Corp. say the company's commitment to customers is their top priority.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Daily Herald

Railroad work in Des Plaines to close part of Lee Street

A portion of Lee Street in Des Plaines will be closed for more than a week in August for railroad crossing repairs.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Company offers $23 million for Des Plaines hospital

A New York-based for-profit behavioral health care firm is offering $23 million to purchase the Maryville Behavioral Health Hospital in Des Plaines.

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Patch.com

Underage Drinker Resists Arrest, Police Say

The following is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Daily Herald

Officials: Mariano's looking to build in Des Plaines

The ever-growing Mariano's grocery store chain is looking to open a new location in Des Plaines, city officials confirmed Thursday.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Daily Herald

'Spring Awakening' opens in Des Plaines in August

Shows will be performed at The Leela Arts Center, located at 620 Lee St., in Des Plaines.

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My FOX Chicago

Upset over his divorce, man admits plotting to kill six people

A Polish immigrant admitted he was so upset about his divorce that he offered what he thought were hit men $45,000 to burn alive six people he blamed for breaking up his marriage.

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Daily Herald

Development efforts continue at Rosemont intersection

The village board established its seventh tax increment financing district last February in an effort to spur redevelopment northwest of the intersection of Higgins and Mannheim roads.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Daily Herald

Northwest Suburban parishes help refugees

Responding to an urgent call last month from Catholic Charities for help with a large group of refugees, four Northwest Suburban Catholic parishes came through with donations totaling $2,500.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Cardinal George on border kids: 'We need to protect...

Sneed is told that George is offering a huge helping hand to the hundreds of unaccompanied children seeking refuge in Chicago from the nightmare of their Central American countries.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

OakLeaves

Mosquito West Nile Virus threat found in Oak Park, across region

As temperatures increase so does the threat of the mosquito-borne West Nile Virus.

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Building Operating Management

Chicago Faucets' New Pressure Balancing Shower Valve Provides...

Des Plaines, IL: Chicago Faucets expands the selection of pressure-balancing tub and shower fittings with a new valve that incorporates several significant updates to match unique needs, design and budget for every application.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Herald

Our Lady of Guadalupe presence in Des Plaines grows

Thousands of pilgrims already travel every year to the Shrine of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the campus of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines.

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Belleville News Democrat

Costello, Meier among lawmakers giving their raises to charity

Some Illinois lawmakers are taking matters into their own hands after the Legislature moved for the first time in years not to take furlough days to save taxpayer dollars.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Violence towards ER nurses not uncommon

It is not uncommon for nurses to experience violence while providing care in the emergency room, according to a study published in the July issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing .

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Beach Hazards Statement for Cook County was issued at July 22 at 2:51PM CDT

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