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  1. Webster sentenced in 2015 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Free Press

    A Romeoville man agreed to a plea deal that will find him spending the next few years behind bars. Walter L. Webster was sentenced to 16 years in the Illinois Department of Corrections for shooting his former employer during a dispute in a parking lot along First Avenue in Coal City.

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  2. SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Free Press

    CUSTER'S Abbey Cash and Hailey Neuburger attempt to spark the offense ahead. The Lady Comets were unable to get any offense going against Coal City on Tuesday, falling 1-0.

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  3. Guest blogRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2017 | Free Press

    Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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  4. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Free Press

    CUSTER'S Abbey Cash and Hailey Neuburger attempt to spark the offense ahead. The Lady Comets were unable to get any offense going against Coal City on Tuesday, falling 1-0.

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  5. SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | Free Press

    CUSTER'S Abbey Cash and Hailey Neuburger attempt to spark the offense ahead. The Lady Comets were unable to get any offense going against Coal City on Tuesday, falling 1-0.

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  6. More than just danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Free Press

    KIM SCERINE, founder and artistic director, of Broadway Dance Center and On Broadway Dancers, was recognized by the Grundy County Chamber of Commerce & Industry as its 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year. Scerine accepted the award during the Chamber and Grundy Economic Development Council's annual dinner and awards ceremony at Chapin's East in Minooka on March 22. Scerine was joined by OBD senior company dancers Macey Spencer and Jake Scerine; Christina VanYperen, Chamber executive director and John Adler, Chamber board chairman.

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  7. In the hands of votersRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Free Press

    For the past few weeks, fliers have been appearing in the mailbox and advertisements for and against the proposal have been printed in this newspaper, and the village of Coal City has even dedicated space on its website to provide home rule information to its residents. The village reports it has placed the proposition on the ballot in an effort to not only keep local authority, but as a tool to increase revenues in a way that avoids property taxes and reduce its overall cost of borrowing.

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  8. Joseph H. KasherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | Free Press

    Born July 2, 1929 in Coal City, Joseph Henry was a son of Harry and Mary Kasher. He was raised in Coal City and graduated with the Coal City High School class of 1947.

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  9. Lorraine M. UrsittiRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Free Press

    Lorraine M. Ursitti , 87, of Coal City passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her residence. Lorraine was born in Joliet, IL.

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  10. ObituariesRead the original story

    Mar 12, 2017 | Free Press

    Lorraine M. Ursitti , 87, of Coal City passed away Sunday, March 26, 2017 at her residence. WILMINGTON-Keith E. Lockwood, 93, of Wilmington, IL, passed away Friday, March 24, 2017 at the Illinois Veteran's Home in Manteno, IL.

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  11. Guest blogRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2017 | Free Press

    Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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  12. Guest blogRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2017 | Free Press

    Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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  13. ObituariesRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2017 | Free Press

    Elsie Lidicky Karl, 85, of Chicago, passed away peacefully Thursday, March 16, 2017 at Weiss Memorial Hospital in Chicago. CUSTER PARK-Darla J. Fuller, 69, of Custer Park, passed away Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at Heritage Health in Dwight.

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  14. Annette L. PellensRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Free Press

    Annette L. Pellens, 52, of Gardner, formerly of Coal City, passed quietly March 20, 2017, with her family by her side at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born Dec. 29, 1964, in Clinton, IA, she was the daughter of Robert L. and Ruth A. Hartman.

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  15. Terrence R. KeeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | Free Press

    Born May 26, 1944 in Joliet, Terry was a son of Roy Robert and Verna Mae Keeley. He was raised in Wilmington, and attended Joliet Junior College, as well as Colorado State University.

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  16. Resident tosses out idea of disc golfRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2017 | Free Press

    As disc golf continues to gain popularity, a Coal City resident is tossing around the idea for a community course. Matt McClenning pitched his idea to the Village Board earlier this month and trustees expressed an interest in bringing the sport to town.

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  17. Donald L. Pfeifer Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Free Press

    Donald L. Pfeifer Sr., 85, of Coal City, IL, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2017 at Park Pointe Healthcare in Morris, IL. Born May 12, 1931 in Dwight, IL, he was the son of Lloyd and Aleila Pfeifer.

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  18. Gregory A. PattersonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | Free Press

    Gregory A. Patterson, 65, of Coal City, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Born May 19, 1951 in Joliet, Gregory Allen was a son of Arthur "Pat" and Frances Patterson.

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  19. Guest blogRead the original story

    Mar 15, 2017 | Free Press

    Guestbook submissions are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness.

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  20. Coal City snuffs out smoking in parksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Free Press

    Light a cigarette in one of Coal City's public parks and you just might end up paying a fine. Stating it is in the best interest of the community, the Coal City Village Board adopted an ordinance that prohibits smoking in village owned parks, as well as indoor and outdoor recreation facilities.

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