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  1. Full Closure of Jackson Street Bridge over Des Plaines RiverRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2017 | Free Press

    The Illinois Department of Transportation announced that a full closure will take place on the Jackson Street bridge over the Des Plaines River, in Joliet, beginning, weather permitting, Monday, April 24. The closure is necessary for mechanical and electrical repairs to the bridge. Beginning April 24, the structure that carries Jackson Street over the Des Plaines River will be fully closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic until Monday, May 1. A posted detour will direct westbound Jackson Street traffic to go north on Scott Street , west on Ruby Street to cross the river and south on Broadway Street to return to Bridge Street .

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  2. Donald G. BlechaRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2017 | Free Press

    Donald G. Blecha, 78, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL. Born April 29, 1938 in Braidwood, he was the son of George and Mildred Blecha.

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  3. ObituariesRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2017 | Free Press

    Donald G. Blecha, 78, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Thursday, March 30, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL. WILMINGTON-Lori Lynn Austin, 50, of Wilmington, IL, went home to the Lord Thursday, March 23, 2017 surrounded by family at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL.

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  4. Lori AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Free Press

    Lori Lynn Austin, 50, of Wilmington, IL, went home to the Lord Thursday, March 23, 2017 surrounded by family at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born Sept.

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  5. Melinda DabelsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | Free Press

    Melinda Joy Dabels, 41 of Glendale Heights and formerly of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday March 28, 2017 at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield, after living with cancer for the past eight years. Born May 4, 1975 in Joliet, Melinda Joy is a daughter of Stanley and Mary Smith of Wilmington.

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  6. City pursuing sales tax revenueRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2017 | Free Press

    The city isn't sure it's receiving an accurate report of sales from a business at the RidgePort Logistics Center and is trying to work with the business to iron things out. City administrator Frank Koehler told the council last week that he is trying to resolve issues with Ozinga Concrete and its sales tax reporting.

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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. 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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  11. 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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  12. Loretta R. SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2017 | Free Press

    Loretta R. Simmons , 76, of Wilmington, IL, formerly of Tinley Park, IL, passed away Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born April 23, 1940 in Chattanooga, TN, Loretta was the daughter of John Thomas and Alma Maryann Parks.

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  13. ObituariesRead the original story

    Mar 2, 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. WILMINGTON-Ralph L. Oster, 79, of Wilmington, long time resident of Phelan Acres, passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at Aperion Care of Wilmington.

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  14. Ronald EricksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2017 | Free Press

    Ronald O. Erickson, 75, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at his home in Elwood. Ronald was born in Decatur, IL on Feb. 2, 1942.

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  15. 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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  16. ObituariesRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Free Press

    Gregory A. Patterson, 65, of Coal City, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2017 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. WILMINGTON-Mary Alice Bain, of Wilmington, passed away March 14, 2017 after a long battle with pulmonary disease.

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  17. ObituariesRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2017 | Free Press

    Daniel D. Willis, 65, of Braidwood, IL, formerly of Wilmington, IL, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. KENTUCKY-Phyllis D. Green of New Haven, KY, formally of Lisle, IL, passed away March 3, 2017 after a long, hard-fought battle with Scleroderma.

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  18. About UsRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2017 | Free Press

    Don "Yogi" Johnson, 55, of Park Ridge, formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights. WILMINGTON-Betty King, 72, of Wilmington and formerly of Joliet, passed away Friday, July 8, 2016 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet.

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  19. Daniel D. WillisRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Free Press

    Daniel D. Willis, 65, of Braidwood, IL, formerly of Wilmington, IL, passed away Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born Jan. 27, 1952 in Saint Louis, MO, he was the son of Frank and Lola Mae Willis.

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  20. Jeffery Lardi Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2017 | Free Press

    Born March 14, 1979 in Joliet, Jeffery Lynn was a son of Jeffery Lynn Sr. and Barbara Ann Lardi of Wilmington. He was raised in Wilmington, was a 1993 graduate of St. Rose School and a 1997 graduate of Wilmington High School.

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