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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 $174/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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13 hrs ago | Glenview Announcements

District 207, Des Plaines sign deal on proposed TIF district

Maine Township High School District 207 and the city of Des Plaines have signed an agreement that would allow the school district to get a portion of the revenue from proposed new tax increment financing district near the border of Des Plaines and Rosemont.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Northwest suburbs in 60 seconds

Streamwood officials have agreed to pay a contractor an extra $61,650 to remove 200 more trees destroyed by the emerald ash borer.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Bubs Subs owner serving up hot dogs at Chicago Grill

For Dominick Pulli, the hot dogs at Gene and Jude's in River Grove were always the epitome of a Chicago-style hot dog.

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Daily Herald

Jen School students expand from growing vegetables to selling them

Students returned last week to the Jen School on the campus of Maryville Academy in Des Plaines just in time.

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Daily Herald

Two new Des Plaines businesses get public funds

Des Plaines aldermen have approved giving two new downtown businesses $15,000 each to make interior renovations under the city's business assistance program.

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Daily Herald

10 stories you may have missed this weekend

3. Columnist Burt Constable tells how 8-year-old Lisa Mongillo of Arlington Heights survived countless medical treatments for leukemia and grew up to be a 25-year-old comedy writer and performer in Chicago.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Daily Herald

Could Arcada owner turn around Des Plaines theater?

A respected suburban theater owner and concert promoter hopes he can revitalize the shuttered Des Plaines Theatre, but whether he or anyone else will get the chance is in limbo.

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Northwest Herald

Our view: Keep killer behind bars

Mark A. Smith is a brutal serial killer. He remains a menace to society. He must spend his remaining days in prison.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Dist. 59 back-to-school event could become annual

About 100 parents and children of Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59 gathered for a first-time, back-to-school celebration Saturday at Grove Junior High School.

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Herald

Share your souvenirs and postcards at the Des Plaines History Center

Feel free to bring in your special souvenirs and postcards at the Des Plaines History Center's Collectors Evening program.

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Daily Herald

Family Support Group in Des Plaines

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, Cook County North Suburban, invites the public to attend its "Family Support Groups" for families of adults coping with mental illness.

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Daily Herald

Small fire put out quickly at Maine West

A small fire at Maine West High School Thursday morning was extinguished quickly and caused no significant damage, school officials said.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Herald

Rosemont murals portraying Mexican historical figures to be unveiled Saturday

A formal unveiling ceremony of new murals designed and painted by high school-aged Rosemont students will take place Saturday.

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Turnto10.com

Honda tops list of most stolen vehicles

According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau in Des Plaines, Ill. The "Hot Wheels" report says the Honda Accord and the Honda Civic were the most stolen vehicles last year.

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Daily Herald

Editorial: Respect a key ingredient when sharing roadways

That Barrington Hills is a beautiful community no one disputes. But its relaxed country environment is leading to a confrontation that emphasizes the challenges communities can face when automobiles and bicycles vie to share the same roadways.

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Free Press

Traffic flowing again over Des Plaines bridge

STAFF REPORT For anyone who travels consistently toward Joliet and Chicago, it seemed like a summer miracle.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Des Plaines alderman, 29, dies of apparent stroke

The Daily Herald reports that Joanna Sojka died late Monday at Alexian Brothers Medical Center.

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Daily Mail

List reveals the most stolen cars in America are older, not newer...

List reveals the most stolen cars in America are OLDER, not newer models: Honda Accord takes out top spot with 53,995 stolen last year alone Honda Accord and Civic, Chevrolet Silverado and Ford F-150 by far the most popular vehicles to steal in 2013 Taking the top spot for the most popular new cars was the Nissan Altima, with 810 vehicles reported ... (more)

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Walmart Neighborhood Market opens Wednesday in Des Plaines

A new grocery store opening in the suburbs today includes a familiar big box name, but the store's concept is to be much smaller.

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Gapers Block

Board of Education President to Benefit from Proposed South Side Charter School

Last week, news broke that David Vitale, the president of the Chicago Board of Education, could profit pending the Board's approval of a new South Side charter school.

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