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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 $214,900 which is roughly $166/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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1 hr ago | Daily Herald

Harper College selfies to land on Rolling Meadows, Des Plaines billboards

The Palatine-based community college is encouraging soon-to-be graduates to enter their self-portraits in a unique contest.

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2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

District 207 earns National Music Education Honor

District 207's Fine Arts chairmen and music teachers, pictured from left are: Front row: Daniella Valdez, Sarah Djordjevic, Rebecca Oppenheim, Michael Boyle and Pamela Holt; back row: Maine East Fine Arts Chairman Edward Eubank, Matthew Hanes, Benan Avci, Joel Matter, Bernie Gerstmayr, Maine West Fine Arts Chairman Pat Barnett and Maine South Fine ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | Daily Herald

DEA Drug Take Back Day to Be Held April 26, 2014

Homes in Maine Township will be safer for kids and teens after this month's Drug Enforcement Administration Drug Take Back Day, held on Saturday, April 26. Local Take Back sites are located at the Des Plaines Police Department , Niles Police Department and Park Ridge Police Department .

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Des Plaines expands business incentive programs citywide

The programs will offer grants for eligible businesses citywide who install new awnings, improve building facades, or make interior improvements.

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Daily Herald

Lee Street exit off I-90 wanted but cost an issue

A proposed eastbound exit at Lee Street on the Jane Addams Tollway is being billed as a boon for local businesses and future economic growth near Des Plaines, Rosemont and O'Hare International Airport, but whether the project becomes a reality may all depend on funding and who pays the bill.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Daily Mail

Wife of man killed in swan attack sues lake owner for failing to consider danger

In 2012, he fell out the kayak when one swan attacked him and continued to lunge as he tried to get to shore The wife of a man who drowned two years ago after an aggressive swan attacked him is suing his employer and the condo complex where he cared for the birds.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Daily Herald

8,000 Easter Eggstravaganza

On Saturday, April 19, hundreds of children of all ages gathered in Prairie Lakes Park to scramble for the 8,000 candy and toy filled eggs at the annual Des Plaines Park District Easter Egg Hunt.

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Daily Herald

Chicago men plead guilty to Elgin robbery

In exchange for their guilty pleas to the class X felony, Antoine Adams, 39, and Ronaldo Crawford, 34, were each sentenced to 15 years in prison.

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Patch.com

Trio Stopped for Pickpocketing Under Investigation in 7 Suburbs

A Chicago man who was charged with theft after police say a woman identified him as the man who stole her wallet from a Des Plaines restaurant is also being investigated for thefts in seven other suburbs , including Northbrook, according to an article in the Northbrook Star.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Daily Herald

I-90 construction progress to be discussed Tuesday

A public meeting is scheduled for Tuesday to update residents on the progress of the ongoing Elmhurst Road Interchange project on the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway , as well as the possibility of building an eastbound exit at Lee Street.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily Herald

Chicago man charged in Des Plaines wallet theft

Des Plaines police have charged a Chicago man with theft of a wallet from a purse in a restaurant.

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Daily Herald

Wheaton author wins state library association award

Joanne Zienty of Wheaton speaks after being named the winner of the Soon to be Famous Illinois Author award at a reception Wednesday at the RAILS offices in Burr Ridge.

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Daily Herald

Oakton Faculty, NSOFA Present Update of Film, "An Inconvenient Truth" in Honor of Earth Day

In honor of Earth Day 2014, faculty members from Oakton Community College, in coordination with North Shore Organizing for Action , will present "An Inconvenient Truth 2.0 Our Earth at its Tipping Point: It's Still Not Too Late".

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Daily Herald

A year after floods, suburban homeowners ready to let homes go

When Heather and Matthew Roppel were told early last year that their Des Plaines home was eligible for a voluntary federal flood buyout program, they were among the first to sign up.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Daily Herald

Record Store Day expected to rock in the suburbs

Rediscover Records in Elgin is among the more than 1,000 stores across the country taking part in Saturday's Record Store Day.

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Daily Herald

Small apartment fire in Des Plaines

Crews responding to the call just after 9 a.m. at a four-story apartment building at 650 Murray Lane extinguished the fire within minutes, containing it to the kitchen of one of the units, authorities said.

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Daily Herald

Northwest suburban police blotter

He met with the male scammer around 4:55 p.m. April 13 at the Metra depot, 45 W. Northwest Hwy.

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WTAX-AM Springfield

Gambling Opponents Trying to Make Their Voices Heard

It's what communities deserve, says the Rev. John Alan Boryk, a retired United Methodist pastor from Des Plaines and part of the Stop Predatory Gambling campaign.

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Daily Herald

Artists, writers shine in community contest

Dustin Beelow of Elk Grove High School shows his artwork to Bill Dussling, president of the District 214 board, during the annual Arts Unlimited reception and program held Wednesday at Forest View Education Center in Arlington Heights.

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Daily Herald

Burt Constable Support rises for couple living in flood-ravaged trailer

When a comedian mentions a trailer park, it's usually as part of a mocking punch line.

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