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  1. George M. Ludolph IIIRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    George M. Ludolph III, 61, resident of Wilmington, formerly of New Lenox, IL., passed away Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016. George was the beloved son of Geraldine Ludolph and George M. Ludolph II; loving father of George M. IV Ludolph, the late Justin and late Michelle Ludolph; cherished grandfather of George M. Ludolph V, Leo, and Hazel; dear brother of John Ludolph, Al Ludolph and Brian Ludolph.

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  2. Patricia BohacRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    Patricia J. Bohac, , 60, of Braidwood, IL, formerly of South Wilmington, ILl passed away peacefully Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee, IL. Born June 23, 1956 in Joliet, IL, she was the daughter of Frank and Irene Smolik.

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  3. Driver jumps from burning truck on Route 53Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Press

    The driver of a semi truck narrowly escaped serious injury after being forced to jump from his burning cab while it was still moving. Just before 7:30 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 2, the Wilmington Fire Protection District responded to a report of a semi on fire on Route 53 near the Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie office.

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  4. Rock Creek falls a tough challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... rainy days drenched the region, the river itself had risen more that a foot, according to gauges at Momence and Wilmington. "This is the most the creek has flooded in about a month. I couldn't let that go," said Schultz, who has kayaked Rock Creek ...

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  5. this story a-oRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | Free Press

    But this college junior has found positives in the condition, and is thankful that he developed the condition rather than his siblings. RYAN MUMMA, 20, OF Wilmington, leaned on family and friends for support after being diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.

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  6. Guest blogRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | 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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  7. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 6 | Free Press

    ... and we start in 1871. Wednesday, November 9, 2016 We have often talked about the time of the canal boats in Wilmington. They brought prosperity and a boom town attitude, at least for a few short years. But there was another advantage to being ...

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  8. Coal CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | Free Press

    ... and Coal City will be preparing for winter sports the next few weeks. Tuesday, November 8, 2016 The #1 seed Wilmington Bobcats (9-1) played against the #2 seed Coal City Miners (9-1) in the Lightweight Superbowl on Saturday. Tuesday, November 1, ...

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  9. About UsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 1 | 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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  10. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Oct 17, 2016 | Free Press

    Wilmington's wrestling program has been a dominant powerhouse for several years, and this year may prove no different moving forward. Tuesday, November 29, 2016 With one year under his belt, Wilmington's head boys basketball coach Mark Langusch will be looking to build upon his initial year.

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  11. Wildcat wrestlers return roster full of veteran experienceRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Free Press

    Wilmington's wrestling program has been a dominant powerhouse for several years, and this year may prove no different moving forward. The Wildcats finished last season with a conference championship, going undefeated through the Interstate Eight , and finished with a team record of 26-7 overall.

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  12. White GloveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Free Press

    Fueling The White Glove's fire last week was the discovery of two vintage toy train cars made by Lionel, a toy manufacturer that's been stoking America's love for the rails since 1901. Wednesday, November 30, 2016 A little of South Wilmington history enlightened The White Glove last week upon the discovery of a light fixture that had been saved from the trash bin.

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  13. Parade perspectives from behind the beardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Free Press

    Santa has several appearances scheduled here before Christmas, and encourages youngsters to drop their letters to Santa in the mailbox on the Santa House. Wilmington Chamber of Commerce and Industry member businesses will be hosting visits with Santa Claus from his arrival during the Chamber's Winter Wonderland Lighted Christmas Parade through Christmas.

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  14. Still time to jump inRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Free Press

    Can't stand that the Wilmington City Council keeps raising water rates, or the township road commissioner tore up your tar and chip road to rebuild it or that the Park District has just about spent all the $500,000 it got from industrial development on running a fitness center instead of investing in property? You're probably not alone, and you can do something about all of those government actions you oppose by running for office. In the April 4, 2017 Consolidated Election we'll be electing representatives to local bodies of government, including the townships, the city and the school, library and park district boards.

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  15. ObituariesRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2016 | Free Press

    David Michael Skubic, 28, of Coal City passed away unexpectedly Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at Valley West Hospital in Sandwich. SOUTH WILMINGTON-Mildred Ida Dinelli, , 91, of South Wilmington, IL, passed away peacefully, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 at Heritage Woods in Dwight, IL.

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  16. Coalers return plenty of veterans, add some new wrestlersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Free Press

    ... tested throughout the season, and there will be plenty of stiff competition in the I-8 to gain them experience. Wilmington will be returning a strong roster this year, even though they lost their top wrestler last year, Nick Hawkins. Add in some ...

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  17. Coalers return plenty of veterans, add some new wrestlersRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Free Press

    ... tested throughout the season, and there will be plenty of stiff competition in the I-8 to gain them experience. Wilmington will be returning a strong roster this year, even though they lost their top wrestler last year, Nick Hawkins. Add in some ...

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  18. Santa to arrive in Wilmington SaturdayRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Free Press

    Santa arrives Saturday, Nov. 26, in the Winter Wonderland lighted Christmas parade, which at press time had 50 entries, including the Wilmington police and fire departments, the VFW Post 5422 color guard, several lighted floats, a dancing Christmas tree and a special guest. The parade theme this year is "A Christmas Story."

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  19. White GloveRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | Free Press

    A LIGHT FIXTURE from South Wilmington Grade School, made in 1953, has gotten a new life at Second Time Around Antiques, at 151 S. Will Rd., Braidwood. A little of South Wilmington history enlightened The White Glove last week upon the discovery of a light fixture that had been saved from the trash bin.

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  20. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2016 | Free Press

    IT TOOK THE IDEA of a national day of Thanksgiving a long time to settle on the fourth Thursday of November - the first official government mention of the day was the charter given to a group of English settlers in 1619, but it didn't become a federal holiday until Congressional action in 1941. This item appeared in the Wilmington Advocate in 1915, hinting at how some families may have prepared for the annual feast.

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