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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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22 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Tax appeal seminar scheduled in Des Plaines

Cook County Board of Review Commissioner Dan Patlak will hold a property tax assessment appeal seminar Monday, Sept.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Four Boy Scout councils consolidating to increase membership, donations

Four Chicago area Boy Scout councils are consolidating as the organization tries to find ways to increase membership and ramp up fundraising efforts.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Daily Herald

Portion of Algonquin Road closed in Des Plaines

A portion of Algonquin Road on the east side of Des Plaines is closed through Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Daily Herald

Mobile home residents: Landlord is mistreating them

Residents of a mobile home park near Des Plaines came to state and local officials Wednesday night to air grievances about their landlord, whom they accuse of being too heavy-handed enforcing rules in their leases.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Naperville Sun

Joseph Academy suspending operation at its DuPage site Aug. 27

Michael Schack, founder of Joseph Academy addresses the school's opening at the former DuPage County Juvenile Detention Center in Wheaton.

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Daily Herald

Northwest suburban police blotter

Under law, individuals are presumed innocent until proven guilty. More blotter items are at dailyherald.com.

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CBS Local

Man Struck And Killed By Metra Train In Des Plaines

The pedestrian was struck about 5:10 at the Des Plaines Train Depot at 1501 E. Miner St., according to a Metra spokesman and police.

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Daily Herald

Lake Zurich's advisory plan commission ponders supportive living facility

Pathway Senior Living proposes a 120-unit supportive living facility in Lake Zurich.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

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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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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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