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  1. Boy dies from injuries in crash that killed mom, brothersRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | Greenwich Citizen

    People attend a prayer vigil Wednesday, July 26, 2017, for the Schmidt family at Firemen's Park in Beecher, Ill. A 6-year-old boy has become the latest member of a northern Illinois family to die as a result of a traffic crash that killed his pregnant mother and two brothers.

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  2. Third child in Monday's horrific crash near Beecher has diedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Tracks through the tall grass mark the path near the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher where one of the vehicles involved in Monday morning's fatal collision came to rest in a farm field. Tracks through the tall grass mark the path near the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher where one of the vehicles involved in Monday morning's fatal collision came to rest in a farm field.

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  3. Third boy dies of injuries in fatal Beecher crashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    About 200 people attended a prayer vigil Wednesday night for the Schmidt family at Firemen's Park in Beecher. A 6-year-old boy whose pregnant mother and two younger brothers died earlier this week following a two-vehicle car crash in Beecher also has died of his injuries, the Cook County Medical Examiner's Office confirmed Thursday.

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  4. Beecher gathered to mourn family killed in tragic wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    More than 250 gathered Wednesday night at Firemen's Park in Beecher to support and pray for the family of Lindsey Schmidt, a 29-year-old pregnant woman, who died Monday in a two- vehicle crash along with her 18-month-old son, Kaleb, and later her 4-year-old son, Weston. More than 250 gathered Wednesday night at Firemen's Park in Beecher to support and pray for the family of Lindsey Schmidt, a 29-year-old pregnant woman, who died Monday in a two- vehicle crash along with her 18-month-old son, Kaleb, and later her 4-year-old son, Weston.

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  5. Beecher Community Mourns, Prays After Fatal AccidentRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | NBC Chicago

    ... ommunity Bank and Trust. Checks should be made payable to The Schmidt Family Fund and delivered to either the bank's Beecher or Peotone locations. Checks can also be mailed to PO Box 457, Beecher, IL 60401.

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  6. Beecher has vigil for 3 in fatal crashRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    About 200 people attended a prayer vigil Wednesday night for the Schmidt family at Firemen's Park in Beecher. A 4-year-old boy has died from injuries in a two-vehicle crash Monday in Beecher that also claimed the lives of his pregnant mother and younger brother, officials said Wednesday.

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  7. Vigil held for pregnant mother, sons killed in tragic crash in BeecherRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | WGN-TV Chicago

    The crash also claimed the life of her 1- year- old son Kaleb and her 4-year-old son Weston died the next day. Vigil organizers are asking for donations to be dropped off for the Schmidt family at First Community Bank and Trust in Beecher.

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  8. Beecher wreck claims another lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Tracks through the tall grass mark the path near the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher where one of the vehicles involved in Monday morning's fatal collision came to rest in a farm field. Tracks through the tall grass mark the path near the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher where one of the vehicles involved in Monday morning's fatal collision came to rest in a farm field.

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  9. Pregnant mother and son killed by truck driver in BeecherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Mail

    Two boys, aged four and six, on life support after crash that killed their pregnant mother, 29, and 18-month-old brother as they drove to a Bible camp Lindsey Schmidt, 29, was driving her three sons at about 8.30am on Monday to a vacation Bible camp in Beecher, Illinois, when a truck ran a stop sign, police say. The 2002 Chevy S10 pickup truck crashed into the 2014 Subaru Outback with an impact so severe that Schmidt's car was sent barreling into a cornfield.

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  10. Boy, 4 dies from injuries in accident that killed mom, babyRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... p.m. Tuesday. Weston and his 6-year-old brother were put into medically induced comas after the crash Tuesday in Beecher, about 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of Chicago. Hoffmeyer says the driver of the pickup truck that slammed into a car driven ...

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  11. Children in Beecher wreck clinging to lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Tracks through the tall grass mark the path near the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher where one of the vehicles involved in Monday morning's fatal collision came to rest in a farm field. A plastic storage bin containing 4 candles and a bouquet of flowers marks the intersection of South Yates Avenue and East Corning Road in unincorporated Beecher this morning.

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  12. Two boys on life support after Beecher crash claimed lives of mother, brotherRead the original story

    Tuesday | Chicago Tribune

    Two young boys were in critical condition on life support Tuesday afternoon at Comer's Children's Hospital in Chicago following a two-vehicle crash in Beecher that claimed the lives of their pregnant mother and 18-month-old brother, officials said. Lindsey Schmidt, 29, and her son, Kaleb, were killed Monday when their 2014 Subaru Outback was struck by a 2002 Chevrolet S10 pickup truck, driven by a 25-year-old Manteno man, at the intersection of Corning Road and Yates Avenue in unincorporated Washington Township, according to the Will County sheriff's office.

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  13. Mother, Son, Killed in Beecher Crash, 2 Older Sons InjuredRead the original story

    Monday | NBC Chicago

    A father is grieving the loss of his wife and young son while two other sons fight for their lives after in accident in rural Will County Monday morning. Twenty-nine-year-old Lindsey Schmidt was out with her three young sons at about 8:30 a.m. in Beecher when a truck ran the stop sign at Yates and Corning--slamming into them, authorities said.

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  14. Woman and child die in wreck near BeecherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    A woman and child died and two other children were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning near Beecher. The Will County Sheriff's Office said the crash occurred about 9 a.m. at the intersection of Corning Road and Yates Avenue.

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  15. Woman, child killed, 3 injured in two-vehicle crash near Beecher, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 24 | Chicago Tribune

    A woman and young child were killed and three other people - including two children - were injured in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning near Beecher, according to the Will County sheriff's office. The crash took place about 9 a.m. at the intersection of Yates Avenue and Corning Road in Crete Township when a pickup truck and a car collided, sheriff's police said.

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  16. 90th Birthday: Eldon SelkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Eldon Selk, of Grant Park, will be celebrating his 90th birthday with an open house from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. on July 29 at St. John's UCC in Beecher. The event will be hosted by his children.

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  17. Charter Authority narrows list for new school superintendentRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 13 | Cape Coral Daily Breeze

    ... Cape position three years ago; he is a school superintendent in Louisville, Ill. McCartney is superintendent for the Beecher, Ill., School District. As for Collins, chairperson Jessica Cosden said she would rather have Collins as a principal for the ...

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  18. Daily Journal announces 2017 all-area baseball teamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... scored 40 times and swiped 34 bases. Along with those numbers came 11 doubles, two home runs and 19 RBIs as he led Beecher to a 20-11 mark and yet another conference title. At his position, Olszewski was arguably the best in the area. O'Connor was ...

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  19. County hosting hundreds of softball playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Beecher senior Taylor Johnson heads for home off a double from senior Jessica Lee in the bottom of the sixth inning during the IHSA Class 2A State Championship at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria. Beecher senior Taylor Johnson heads for home off a double from senior Jessica Lee in the bottom of the sixth inning during the IHSA Class 2A State Championship at the EastSide Centre in East Peoria.

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  20. Expanded Handle Options for Semi-Automatic MIG GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2017 | F&M Magazine

    ... Handle, plus additional ergonomic benefits, such as a handle overmold and rear swivel, at no extra cost. Bernard (Beecher, IL) has expanded the handle options from six to seven choices for their BTB Semi-Automatic MIG Gun line. Handle options now ...

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