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  1. Plainfield man gets 12 life sentences for sexually abusing two childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Daily Herald

    A Plainfield man is headed to prison to serve 12 consecutive life sentences for sexually abusing two children over a decade. David B. Libby, 52, was convicted by a Will County jury in March of 12 counts of predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.

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  2. Road requirement complicates request for Naperville subdivisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 16 | Daily Herald

    When 25 neighbors spoke against a proposed residential development in south Naperville, they blasted the developer for planning too many units that could bring too much traffic. Now several residents are turning their criticism to constraints set by the city, which they say are leading the developer to squeeze too many homes onto available land.

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  3. Southwest Naperville could see new park in 2 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Naperville Park District is ready to move forward with plans for the first phase of construction at Southwest Community Park, a 33-acre site of former farmland. Work could begin next summer with completion anticipated in summer 2020.

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  4. 5 minutes, 3 holdups, 1 arrest for attempted robberRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Joliet police have arrested a Plainfield man on suspicion of attempted bank robbery and driving a stolen vehicle Friday after he allegedly attempted to rob three businesses within five minutes. Police tell the Herald-News reports that 34-year-old Thomas S. Manaras Jr. suggested he was armed and demanded money at a Burger King drive-thru window at 12:56 p.m. The manager closed the window and called police.

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  5. Sound check: Shallow Side, Bobaflex headline A.M.B. FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Elk Grove Village's Matt Daniels returns home with the Alabama-bred rock band he recently joined -- Shallow Side -- as they make a tour stop Saturday at Penny Road Pub's A.M.B. Fest, a three-day celebration of national and local rock acts getting ready to melt faces and tear up the dance floor. Doors open at 3 p.m. Friday for Karma's Agent , Fire the Canon , Frankie B. , Wings of Severance , Sons of Vengeance and more.

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  6. Departing Aurora pastor saluted at farewell worshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    The Rev. Jeffry Bross, center, serves communion June 3 during his farewell worship service at Flowing Grace United Methodist Church in Aurora.

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  7. Sound check: Shallow Side, Bobaflex join A.M.B. FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Elk Grove Village's Matt Daniels returns home with the Alabama-bred rock band he recently joined -- Shallow Side -- as they make a tour stop Saturday at Penny Road Pub's A.M.B. Fest, a three-day celebration of national and local rock acts getting ready to melt faces and tear up the dance floor. Doors open at 3 p.m. Friday for Karma's Agent , Fire the Canon , Frankie B. , Wings of Severance , Sons of Vengeance and more.

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  8. Suburban spellers take national stage TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 26, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Nine suburban students are among 26 top regional spellers from Illinois and 519 champion spellers nationwide competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee starting Tuesday in the Washington, D.C., area. They are: Atman Balakrishnan of Hinsdale, Brooke Danz of McHenry, Anmol Dash of Buffalo Grove, Gabriel Ennin of Plainfield, Calvin Franke of Palatine, Pranav Kollu of Algonquin, Sharanya Pastapur of Lake Zurich, Olivia Schwab of Plainfield, and Tejas Shyamsundar of Vernon Hills.

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  9. Aldi opens in south Naperville with bakery, new productsRead the original story

    May 25, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A new Aldi with a bakery, an indoor cart corral and an extra 1,000 square feet for new products is giving south Naperville another grocery option. As shoppers crowded the store in its opening hours Friday at 2708 Showplace Drive, a dozen employees welcomed first-time customers and longtime fans to the new location.

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  10. How new state funding helps pay Districtr 204 teachersRead the original story

    May 24, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Indian Prairie Unit District 204 can afford to pay its teachers, administrators and nonunion employees a combined $6.5 million more next year, thanks to a change in the state education funding formula. A boost in state funding will help the district of 28,000 students from parts of Naperville, Aurora, Bolingbrook and Plainfield not only bring its teacher pay closer to educator salaries in comparable districts, but also help fund other priorities, officials say.

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  11. Report: Class sizes, maintenance among Dist. 204 community prioritiesRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Three spending priorities emerged from the Engage 204 process meant to help set a long-term plan in Indian Prairie Unit District 204. Participants in the community engagement sessions hosted between November and March told parent facilitators they want the district to lower class sizes, tackle deferred maintenance projects and increase teacher salaries.

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  12. 4 years of raises coming for Dist. 204 teachersRead the original story

    May 22, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Teachers in Indian Prairie Unit District 204 have a new contract that provides raises for each of the next four years, as officials aim to align salaries more closely with what teachers receive in similar districts. Average raises among for the roughly 2,400 teachers in the Indian Prairie Education Association will be 4.13 percent for the 2018-19 school year, 3.5 percent for 2019-20, 3.43 percent in 2020-21 and 3.46 percent in 2021-22.

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  13. Mobility chairs with tank treads to move veterans at RibfestRead the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Three or four electric wheelchairs with tank treads for tires, called "VETANKS," will be available during Ribfest July 4 through 7 in Naperville. The Plainfield-based nonprofit AllenForce, which works to promote fitness and recreation for veterans of all eras, is bringing the accessibility aides to help veterans navigate the 14-acre festival grounds.

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  14. Homebuyers seek family-friendly communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2018 | Daily Herald

    A Fox Valley Park District naturalist talks about Devil's Cave to preschoolers from during their visit to Red Oak Nature Center in North Aurora. Homebuyers are often concerned about the health care facilities in places where they want to move.

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  15. How drone racing strikes exciting balance between real, virtual worldsRead the original story

    Apr 28, 2018 | Daily Herald

    It's like NASCAR because it's fast-paced and there's a professional circuit that's aired on ESPN since 2015. Yet it's also like a bowling league because it's a niche activity that fosters a tight, team-like camaraderie among amateurs who join competitions across the Midwest.

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  16. Glen Ellyn swears in new police officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Chief Phil Norton introduced Bendoraitis at a recent village board meeting before Village Clerk John Chereskin administered a ceremonial oath of office, reaffirming one the Plainfield native took at the time of his hiring two years ago. Bendoraitis was working as a private investigator before he joined the department in January 2016.

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  17. Private programs ready to take on tackle footballers from District 204Read the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | Daily Herald

    With 11 positions on offense and 11 on defense, administrators say many players at Hill -- and at some of the district's six other middle schools -- had to play both sides of the ball for the entire game. The math wasn't working out for years, as participation declined because of factors that include concern about concussions and other injuries, said Brad Hillman, assistant superintendent for middle schools in the district that serves portions of Naperville, Aurora, Plainfield and Bolingbrook.

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  18. Naperville health center trains 10,000 people in Mental Health First AidRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Thirty-five people spent Thursday in a training session in Naperville to spot and address the signs of a mental health crisis, and one of them was special. Someone among the participants was the 10,000th person to complete Mental Health First Aid through a consortium of instructors affiliated with Linden Oaks Behavioral Health.

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  19. Seven suburban students headed to national spelling beeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Pranav Kollu, 11, of Algonquin, with his mother Lakshmi Tadi, after recently becoming Kane County's champion speller. The fifth-grader at Cambridge Lakes Charter School in Pingree Grove is among seven suburban students who will be competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee May 27 to June 1 in Washington, D.C. Calvin Franke, 13, a seventh-grader from Plum Grove Junior High School in Rolling Meadows, won the Cook County regional spelling bee after correctly spelling "ethology" -- the scientific study of animal behavior.

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  20. West Aurora claims regional hardwareRead the original story

    Mar 2, 2018 | Daily Herald

    Jared Crutcher more than warranted his selection as the Fox Valley boys basketball all-area honorary captain Friday night in Plainfield. The West Aurora senior post feasted on Andrew with 13 exclusively inside field goals in matching his career high with 28 points in the championship game of the Class 4A Plainfield South regional.

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