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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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4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Des Plaines hopes to save money if new water deal approved

Des Plaines hopes to extend a new water pipe from its pumping station at 877 Central Road to the Northwest Water Commission about a mile north if the agency accepts the city as a water customer.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Back to school comes early for some Dist. 59 students

July 23 marked the first day of the 2014-15 school year for students at the Ridge Family Center for Learning, Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59's K-5 year-round school.

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Daily Herald

Burglars in Des Plaines targeting work vans

Burglars in Des Plaines have targeted work vans, stealing thousands of dollars in tools in recent weeks.

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Daily Herald

Suburban officials: O'Hare noise monitors not enough

Chicago's move to add eight noise monitors around O'Hare International Airport is proving underwhelming for some officials concerned about the din from airplanes in parts of the city and suburbs.

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Northwest suburban police blotter

Damage was estimated at $130. • Vandals punctured the rear passenger's-side tire between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 5 on a 2005 Pontiac GTO on the 700 block of West Rand Road.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

3 Juveniles Arrested for Stringing Packing Tape Across Road

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

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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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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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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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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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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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