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  1. Carlene KrankerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Carlene V. Kranker, 75, of Goose Lake, and formerly of Peotone, passed away Thursday at Prairieview Lutheran Home in Danforth. Visitation will be from 10 a.m. Monday until the noon funeral services at Fedde-Helfrich-Cross Funeral Home in Peotone.

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  2. High School Baseball: Peotone ends Beecher's season in routRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Peotone's offense exploded in the late innings of its Class 2A regional matchup with Beecher on Thursday, scoring a combined 10 runs in the fifth and sixth innings to secure a commanding 13-3 win and keep its season alive. Danny Trevarthan led the Blue Devils' offense with a home run and three RBIs which Dylan Keene went 3-for-3 at the plate and pitched his team to victory.

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  3. Local roundup: Mary Kate McKendry steps up as McAuley tops Lincoln-Way CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Chicago Tribune

    ... we broke a school record with 26 regular-season wins. I'm never going to complain when we're breaking records." Peotone 13, Beecher 3 : Austin Burgess had two RBIs for Beecher (20-11) in the Class 2A Chicago Christian Regional semifinal. Bremen 6, ...

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  4. Brown, Milton lift Tigers into sectional championshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 16 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Peotone's McKenna Evans and Herscher's Jillian Milton chase down the ball during sectional tournament action at Manteno Tuesday afternoon. Peotone's Cameron Hunter tries to get out of the way of a kick by Herscher's Leighann Allison during sectional tournament action at Manteno.

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  5. Marvin BernerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Marvin J. Berner, 67, of Peotone, passed away Friday at the Illinois Veterans Home in Manteno, after a long illness. He was born July 23, 1949, in Chicago Heights, the son of Marvin F. Berner and Genevieve Nowocin.

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  6. Mark AbelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... golfing. Surviving are his mother, of Kankakee; one daughter, Anna Abel, and Anna's mother, Amber Brown, both of Peotone; one sister, Melanie Abel, of Kankakee; and one niece, Jolie Abel, of Kankakee. Cremation rites will be accorded. A memorial ...

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  7. Soccer: Tigers end McNamara's season, win third straight regional titleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... The win allows the Tigers to advance Class 1A sectional semifinal, where they'll square off with a familiar foe. Peotone's regional title win over Illiana Christian put the Blue Devils on a collision course with the Tigers. Herscher's narrow 1-0 win ...

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  8. Russell 'Russ' SchippitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    He was the beloved husband of Dawn M. nee Butkus; loving father of Jayson and Aleah Brooks; fond son of the late Harold Schippits and the late Wilma nee Vandre; dearest brother of Harold "Hal" Schippits Jr., George Schippits and Denise Lonigro; brother-in-law of April Budz; and uncle of nieces and nephews. Russ was a former Sunday school teacher at Immanuel Church in Peotone.

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  9. Motorcycling calendarRead the original story

    Friday May 5 | Daily Herald

    May 7: 32nd annual Peotone Spring Motorcycle Show & Parts Expo, Will County Fairgrounds, 710 S. West St., Peotone. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Indoor and outdoor event.

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  10. Peotone Verizon store robbed again,Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Three men robbed the Peotone Verizon Wireless store Wednesday afternoon at gunpoint and battered two employees before making off with an undisclosed number of cellphones. At about 1:30 p.m., a man, armed with a gun, entered the store located at 600 S. Governors Highway, off Illinois Route 50. Two more men wearing hoodies and baseball caps followed him.

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  11. Berwyn man killed in motorcycle crash in Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Chicago Tribune

    ... passenger, both from Monee, were killed the driver lost control of the motorcycle at Route 50 and Beecher Road, near Peotone, at 11:57... A 60-year-old male driver of a motorcycle and his 48-year-old female passenger, both from Monee, were killed ...

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  12. Panthers open floodgates in fifth inning, pound Blue DevilsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Manteno's Lanie Malone attempts to throw a runner out from her shortstop position during the first inning of Tuesday's game against Peotone. The Panthers beat the Blue Devils in six innings, 14-4.

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  13. IDOT: Six firms interested in South Suburban AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 1 | Chicago Tribune

    ... a third Chicago airport in the south suburbs, the idea has been known by a number of names: the airport in the lake, Peotone Airport, South Suburban Airport, Hegewisch Airport. In the nearly 50 years since a college professor first proposed a third ...

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  14. Odds & Ends | Who's HotRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 30 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Peotone's Josh Brady slides safely into second base as Grant Park's Jake Dickson attempts to catch a throw from his catcher during the first inning of Thursday night's contest. The Blue Devils beat the Dragons, 15-2.

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  15. Trevarthan, Koran go deep in Devils' win over Grant ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... Grant Park's Jake Dickson throws out a runner from his second base position during Thursday night's game against Peotone. The Blue Devils beat the Dragons, 15-2. Peotone's Colton Krska delivers a strike to home plate in the bottom of Thursday ...

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  16. EXCHANGE: Bourbonnais comic book store finds new popularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | The Island Packet

    ... Dragon's Refuge, one of the area's only comic book and table top game stores. Brock Hunt first opened the store in Peotone, then moved to Bourbonnais two years ago when he found most of his customers were driving from Kankakee County to shop. A ...

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  17. Murraya s hat trick leads TigressesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | Bureau County Republican

    ... They finished 2-0-1 to claim the title, defeating Coal City 2-1 and Beecher 10-0, while playing to a 1-1 tie with Peotone. PHS' Sarah Murray and Katlin May were named to the All-Tourney Team. ... Peoria Notre Dame defeated Princeton 8-0 in Tuesday's ...

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  18. University of Iowa dean's listRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    The following local students were named to the University of Iowa fall 2016 dean's list: Nicole Haas, of Bourbonnais; David Arrington, of Bradley; Anastasia Hertz, of Buckingham; Ryan Dauzvardis, of Manhattan; Stacy Garrard, of Manhattan; Emily Mahalik, of Manhattan; Daisy Saucedo, of Manhattan; Jeremy Bobera, of Manteno; Caitlin Schaeffer, of Manteno; Ellen Hagemaster, of Peotone; and Michael Soucie, of Wilmington.

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  19. Norman RuhbeckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Norman W. Ruhbeck, 85, of Peotone, passed away Thursday at his home, surrounded by his loving family. He was born at the family home, southeast of Frankfort in Green Garden Township, on May 8, 1931, the son of Henry and Elsie Ruhbeck.

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  20. High School Soccer: Shipp's goal gives Manteno winRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2017 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Peotone's Kiana Wheeler made 12 saves in net for the Blue Devils, but Manteno's Jordyn Shipp assisted on the Panther's first goal and then potted the game-winner the Panthers' 2-1 victory. Alyse Crowe got credit for the first goal, and Emili Barth assisted on Shipp's game-winning goal.

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