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  1. Still Life Oil Paintings So Real You'll Have to Look TwiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 13 | Artist's Magazine

    ... reference handy so I can see how the camera renders the still life. Currently, I work out of my home studio in Lockport, IL. It is 35 miles southwest of Chicago, where I'm represented at Thomas McCormick Gallery . I met Tom, the owner, in 2013 when ...

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  2. US Army Corps of Engineers to help restore Illinois prairieRead the original story

    Monday Dec 11 | Washington Times

    The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is planning to seek bids to restore a patch of rare habitat at a forest preserve district in a southwest suburb of Chicago. The Lockport Prairie Nature Preserve said it features wet and wet-mesic dolomite prairie, which are among the most critically endangered natural communities on Earth More than half of the high quality wet dolomite prairie in the world is located at the Lockport preserve, a home to endangered and threatened species, the Daily Southtown reported.

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  3. Jimmy Garoppolo QB coach's early lessons: Throw more like Tom Brady, less like (old) Aaron RodgersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | Owatonna People's Press

    ... requires a giant asterisk. Christensen, 57, a former NFL quarterback who runs the Throw It Deep Training Academy in Lockport, Ill., was talking about how Rodgers threw the ball when he was coming out of Cal as a first-round pick. Christensen ...

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  4. Inventor Develops Shooting-Themed Wall HangersRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 1 | PRWeb

    Pittsburgh-based InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is submitting this client's idea, Shell Studz, in the hopes of a good faith review. "We wanted to be able to display the assets we own in a unique fashion," said one of two inventors from Homer Glen, and Lockport, Ill.

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  5. Plainfield Dance Academy and Wheatland Dance Theater present the NutcrackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Endri Shkoza, Scotty Kolb, and Joshua Francique. They will be joined by local dancer Shelby Vannekotter, 17, of Lockport, Illinois, performing the lead role of Clara. Set to Tchaikovsky's iconic score and presented in its original form, "The ...

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  6. Hip New Real Estate Brokerage Paving The Way Into the Chicagoland AreaRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | PR.com

    Lockport, IL, November 08, 2017 -- -- Realtopia Real Estate takes a fresh and innovative spin on the real estate business with the goal of providing "technology, transparency, and teamwork" to all its clients. Realtopia will be having their official ribbon cutting ceremony on November 14th.

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  7. New Lenox Historical Society launches petition drive to save train stationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... signs and bricks, but later said she refused to give in to demolition. Like other old train stations, in Joliet and Lockport, that have been preserved, "it is very important to keep it where it is and restore it," Lindberg said. Years ago, when the ...

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  8. Michael AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Michael A. Andrews, 64, of Braidwood, and formerly of Chicago, Orland Park, Lockport and Wilmington, passed away Thursday at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Cremation rites have been accorded.

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  9. Slowik: Zoning dispute over trucks pits Lemont Township brothers who are now competitorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    ... records indicate the McMahon brothers previously were both principals in McMahon Transport Group, 14715 New Ave., Lockport. Trade journal articles said the company was founded in 1989 and delivered 260 million gallons of fuel per year in the Chicago ...

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  10. Hosey: If they only had a brainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | Northwest Herald

    Storey Trubiano would have turned 8 years old last month if she hadn't been killed two months after she was born. The baby stopped breathing in her Lockport home and was taken to Silver Cross Hospital, then shipped up to Children's Memorial in Chicago.

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  11. Around Town at Siegel's Cottonwood FarmRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2017 | WGN-TV Chicago

    For more than 100 years and four generations, Siegel's Cottonwood Farm in Lockport, IL has been the place where memories are created. Not just by the Siegel family, but thousands across the region.

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  12. USDA sanctions five PACA violatorsRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2017 | Packer

    ... Express International LLC, John Tree and Ross Westbrook were listed as members of the business. Zilo Produce LLC, Lockport, Ill., for failing to pay a $5,415 award in favor of an Illinois seller. Salvatore Aiello and Frank Zingale were listed as ...

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  13. High Bills? The Best Practices for Negotiating Home ExpensesRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2017 | US News & World Report

    ... lot, don't buy the house, because you cannot change that," says Kim Wirtz, a Realtor for Century 21 Affiliated in Lockport, Illinois. One of the most crippling headaches to deal with is a monthly mortgage payment you find you can't quite afford. ...

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  14. More St. Francis athletes coming up acesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    ... this season. But on Saturday at the Class 1A Joliet Catholic sectional, moved indoors to Challenge Fitness in Lockport to avoid the rain, Castronovo's banner-filling prophecy proved accurate. The Spartans defeated defending sectional champion and ...

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  15. Lockport High School may get rid of class ranking system that many say adds too much pressureRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 17, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    Lockport Township High School may follow a growing trend among schools nationwide and abolish its class ranking system that many officials say puts too much pressure on students. And that's why school district officials are taking their time to research the issue before they drop the ages old tradition of recognizing valedictorians and salutatorians.

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  16. For fun and frightful, try Statesville Haunted PrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Statesville Haunted Prison at 17250 Weber Road in Lockport, is an aggressive interactive experience designed for adults and not intended for children. It takes 50 to 60 minutes to get through 40 detailed rooms inhabited by 175 "prisoners".

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  17. Midewin heals Grant CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Conservation biology class students from Lewis University, in Romeoville, learned about water quality monitoring in Grant Creek. In the foreground are Tim Collins, of Peotone, Jennie Oliver, of Lockport, and Alexandre Laniewski, of Lemont.

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  18. Morris boys golfers second at Pontiac, advance to sectionalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2017 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... second at the Class 2A Pontiac Regional on Tuesday and advanced to next week's Lemont Sectional at Broken Arrow in Lockport. Morris' Kailyn Hoaglund qualified for the Class 1A Metamora Sectional by shooting a round of 97 at the Dwight Regional. ...

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  19. No team, but Streator still sends 5 out of PontiacRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2017 | The Times

    Tuesday did not turn out to be the great day the Streator Bulldogs golf team was hoping for here at the Pontiac Class 2A Regional held at the Pontiac Elks. While the defending regional champion Bulldogs weren't able to turn in their best team score or place in the top three to advance to next Monday's Lemont 2A Sectional at Broken Arrow Golf Club's North-South in Lockport - finishing fourth of eight schools with a score of 350 - Streator's boys were able to send on five of the six individuals who competed from this cloud-covered Tuesday to the next round of the IHSA tournament.

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  20. Police 10-2-17Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2017 | The Times

    ... in The Times, contact us at 815-431-4050, 815-431-4082 or [email protected] . Paul T. Jagust Jr., 24, Lockport, was arrested Friday in the 500 block of La Salle Street on complaints of DUI and improper lane usage. He posted bond. Christopher ...

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