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  1. Mazon Masons award 6 scholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 min ago | The Times

    Six area high school graduates are winners of the Oliver Madison Memorial Scholarships awarded by Masonic Lodge 826 of Mazon. With Lodge Treasurer Norman Madison, are Sydney Bartels, Gardner/South Wilmington; John Halloran, Coal City; Jessica Weber, Morris; Hannah Brinkley, Seneca; and Lodge Worshipful Master Richard Leach II.

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  2. Guest blogRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | 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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  3. News PartnersRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | 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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  4. Ruth LuhringRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... the Martin Health Center in Bloomington. Private services will be held. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington. Funeral arrangements are being handled by R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory, Braidwood Chapel.

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  5. ObituariesRead the original story

    Monday May 30 | Free Press

    Earl D. Palmer, 83, of Wilmington, and formerly of Kankakee and Peoria, passed away Thursday, June 16, 2016 at Citadel Care Center in Kankakee. CHANNAHON-Jean A. Hansen, 80, of Channahon and originally of Morris, passed away peacefully Saturday, June 18, 2016 at her home.

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  6. WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 | Free Press

    RJ VANDUYNE shoots a three during Wilmington's opening game of the Braidwood Shootout on Friday. The Wildcats went 2-3 overall through the tournament.

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  7. Former coach pleads guilty to sex abuse, child pornRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Free Press

    A former Wilmington High School social studies teacher and girl's basketball coach pleaded guilty last week to two of the original nine felony counts leveled against him regarding an inappropriate sexual relationship he had with an underage student. Jonathan D. Lewis, now 28, was arrested by Wilmington police in January 2015 following an investigation by then Detective Matt Kiebles of the Wilmington Police Department, who had received information about the relationship from an anonymous source the previous summer.

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  8. No more Cub Scouts in WilmingtonRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Free Press

    The last Cub Scout pack in Wilmington is on the inactive list, and Rainbow Council BSA is pulling out all the stops to find new leadership. The 10-year-old Webelos of Pack 411 bridged over to Boy Scouts, and took their parent volunteers with them, and the Cubmaster and committee chairman moved to Indiana, leaving the pack with a few younger boys and no parents able to step into a leadership role.

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  9. LaVerne Findlay Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Free Press

    LaVerne Howard Findlay Sr., 82, of Wilmington, IL, passed away peacefully, with his family by his side, Saturday, June 18, 2016 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home in Joliet, IL. Born Jan. 12, 1934 in Wilmington, he was the son of Walker and Edna Findlay.

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  10. Naperville man, a former high school teacher, pleads guilty to molesting student in Will CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Herald

    Naperville resident Jonathan Lewis, seen here during his February 2015 arrest, has pleaded guilty to child pornography and sexual abuse charges in Will County. A 28-year-old Naperville man and former Wilmington High School teacher and girls basketball coach pleaded guilty to charges of having a sexual relationship with a student.

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  11. Charles L. KnottRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Free Press

    ... at the Joliet Army Ammunition Plant for 31 years. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge #241 in Wilmington, IL and a 40 year member of the American Legion Koca Post #39 in Braidwood. In his leisure, Charles enjoyed meeting his ...

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  12. Charles KnottRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the R.W. Patterson Funeral Homes Ltd., Braidwood Chapel. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, also at the funeral home. Interment, with military honors, will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery in Wilmington.

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  13. Police: Joliet boy who drowned on Memorial Day in Kankakee River has been recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Morris Daily Herald

    WILMINGTON – The body of a 12-year-old Joliet boy who fell Monday into the Kankakee River in Wilmington has been recovered.

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  14. Naperville ex-teacher pleads guilty to abusing studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 21 | Chicago Tribune

    John D. Lewis of Naperville was ordered to register for life as a sex offender. A former teacher and coach from Naperville's far northwest side must register as a sex offender for the rest of his life for molesting a student two years ago at Wilmington High School where he worked.

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  15. Mine history to be explored June 26 at EssexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    A special focus on local coal mining history will be featured at the Essex Historical Society Museum at an open house from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 26. "We have a whole new collection of deep coal mining tools," said Dee Wepprecht, president and museum curator for the society. The tools were the collection of Jacob "Jake" Jacklich, of Carbon Hill, the last deep miner working when the last mine, south of South Wilmington, closed about 1975, she said.

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  16. Earl PalmerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 20 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Earl D. Palmer, 83, of Wilmington, and formerly of Kankakee and Peoria, passed away Thursday at Citadel Care Center in Kankakee. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. Tuesday until the 11 a.m. funeral services at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, with the Rev.

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  17. Coaches turned fathersRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 18 | Free Press

    Three coaches, one each from Wilmington, Coal City and Braidwood, have recently, or will recently become fathers, and while they are used to coaching high school athletes, it's a whole new experience at being a dad. Wilmington boys varsity basketball coach Mark Langusch is the father of a 2 1/2 year-old daughter Elena, and a 14-day-old son, Bennett.

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  18. New Route 66 mural painted in WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Route 66 News

    ... the state cheerleaders, and everyone is friendly. If my art can in some way benefit the town, then so be it." Wilmington shop owners told the newspaper they've been impressed enough with Wallace's work, they want to have him paint other, smaller ...

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  19. SEXTON, Betty JoyceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Dayton Daily News

    ... throughout the years and is survived by 2 sons Larry (Christine) Sexton of Bellbrook, Ronald (Tammy) Sexton of Wilmington, 4 grandchildren Christina (Mat) Gerahardt, Megan (Ryan) Boutwell, Matt Sexton and Carrie Sexton, a sister Imogene (Pat) ...

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  20. Police: Joliet boy who drowned on Memorial Day in Kankakee River has been recoveredRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 1 | Morris Daily Herald

    WILMINGTON – The body of a 12-year-old Joliet boy who fell Monday into the Kankakee River in Wilmington has been recovered.

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