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  1. Blazing stars - prairie beautiesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... to one of the other species. I took the picture for this column at the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie near Wilmington where they have all three species within the site. This particular location had several thousand in bloom a I was in heaven. ...

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  2. News PartnersRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... an download our materials in English and Spanish for your bulletin boards and literature racks. Information about Wilmington, the Island City's parks, governing body and recreational programming can be found on the Island Park District's website.

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  3. Guest blogRead the original story

    Thursday | Free Press

    ... use, including meat processing, chemical manufacture and many other industries. How do you think this will affect Wilmington, and what do you think our elected officials should do about it? Posted: Friday, April 20, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. ...

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  4. Time WasRead the original story

    Monday Jul 11 | Free Press

    ... got the bad guys and either put them in jail or rode them out of town. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 The 1870s in the Wilmington Coal field, as that huge coal deposit was known, was a time of incredible change and excitement. Last time we looked at Coal ...

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  5. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Free Press

    The Coal City vs. Wilmington I-8 Powerlifting meet was held on Friday at Coal City High School with the Wildcats coming out on top with a team total of 8,750 pounds, only 65 pounds ahead of the Coalers, who finished with 8,685. Tuesday, July 26, 2016 The 5th annual Strongest Man Competition held during Catfish Days drew a small group of competitors but was just as entertaining for spectators Saturday.

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  6. Fred 'Pete' Blatt IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Fred H. "Pete" Blatt III, 70, of Elwood, passed away Saturday at OSF St. Francis Hospital in Peoria. Memorial visitation will be from 11 a.m. Saturday until noon funeral services at the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington, with the Rev.

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  7. Buck: Community Foundation holding 'listening tour'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... or own a business in the southern parts of the county. This includes Mazon, Verona, Kinsman, Gardner, South Wilmington and Braceville. The town hall meetings are free to attend and we provide dessert. And, most importantly, these are not fundraising ...

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  8. Free Party in the Park set for this SaturdayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 27 | Free Press

    There will be a Party in the Park on Saturday, July 30, from noon to 3 p.m., on the North Island in Wilmington. There will be a photo booth and dunk tank, sponsored by the Wilmington Coalition for a Healthy Community.

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  9. Baby born in the back seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Free Press

    They have an amazing story to tell, but wanted to make sure in the telling that they recognize the local police officers who hurried to their aid Thursday, July 21, when Sophia Lynn Naughton decided it was time to be born. First-time mom Kristina McWilliams of Wilmington started having labor pains last Wednesday, a week past Sophia's due date.

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  10. About UsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | 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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  11. Municipalities cashing in on video gamingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Free Press

    ... to the city. The addition of video gaming has been a plus for local communities like Braidwood, Coal City and Wilmington. In fact, the additional revenue stream allowed the city of Wilmington to cease its long-time practice of selling vehicle ...

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  12. Previous PageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Morris Daily Herald

    A Wilmington woman was arrested by police on a charge of stealing more than $100,000 from a car dealership.

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  13. Rosalie M. FonckRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Free Press

    Rosalie M. Fonck, , 95, of Wilmington passed away peacefully July 23, 2016, at her home surrounded by family. Born Jan. 1, 1921 in Joliet, Rosalie was a daughter of Adolph and Leona Mulcahy-Ochs.

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  14. Wilmington woman arrested for theft of over $100,000Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Free Press

    Will County sheriff's deputies took Misty Hook, 40, of Wilmington, into custody Friday on two warrants issued for theft of more than $100,000. Hook is a former employee of D'Orazio Ford in Wilmington.

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  15. ObituariesRead the original story

    Monday Jul 4 | Free Press

    Rosalie M. Fonck, , 95, of Wilmington passed away peacefully July 23, 2016, at her home surrounded by family. COAL CITY-Elaine M. Middleton 80 of Coal City, passed away Wednesday evening, July 20, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home.

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  16. Rosalie FonckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road in Wilmington. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Rose Catholic Church, 604 South Kankakee Str., Wilmington, with the Rev.

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  17. Coal CityRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | Free Press

    ... Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Coal City will host the I-8 Powerlifting meet on Friday, July 22, when they will host Wilmington and Plano. Tuesday, July 12, 2016 There is one sport in Coal City that has reached powerhouse levels, wrestling. The high school ...

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  18. Claire StrawsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... much joy and fulfillment to her life. She was a member of the CCW affiliated with St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington, and volunteered at Kuzma Cottage. She also was member of the Will County Farm Bureau and the American Angus Association. ...

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  19. Elaine MiddletonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | Free Press

    ... Mary Roman Catholic Church, belonged to a women's card club for many years, and bowled on a mixed league in Wilmington. In years past Elaine worked as a cashier at Testa's IGA. In her free time she enjoyed reading, collecting recipes, sewing and ...

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  20. About UsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 21 | 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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