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  1. Donald KodrickRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... served during the Korean Conflict. On May 14, 1955, Don married Carol Reeves in St. Rose Catholic Church in Wilmington. He was one of the owners of Diamond Construction Co. and later owned and operated Kodrick Earthworks before retiring. During his ...

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  2. High school football: Wilmington unloads on St. Joseph-OgdenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Nick Pretto is in the midst of a 71-yard touchdown run as a convoy of blockers including Sam Jones clear the path. Wilmington piled up bunches of rushing yards in earning a 48-12 victory over St. Joseph-Ogden.

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  3. $6.7 million Midewin project launchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Times

    The National Forest Foundation, which funded $5 million in prairie habitat restoration at Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie, north of Wilmington, in 2010, was back at the former Joliet arsenal property a week ago to announce another major funding initiative. "Our mission is to engage Americans in stewardship and in visiting our National Forest sites," said Mary Mitsos, executive vice president of the foundation, which launched a $100 million, nationwide "Treasured Landscapes, Unforgettable Experiences" program in 2010.

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  4. Tom DumontRead the original story

    Friday | Free Press

    Born July 17, 1963 in Joliet, Thomas Edward is a son of Maura and the late Raymond Dumont. He was a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1982.

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  5. Guest blogRead the original story

    Friday | 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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  6. WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Free Press

    ... two goals and two assists, as his brother Dawson also recorded two goals and one assist. Photo by Brent Sumner Wilmington's varsity boys soccer team got their season started in proper fashion Monday, defeating Reed-Custer in a non-conference game, ...

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  7. SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Free Press

    JACKSON CRATER looks for a clearing pass during Reed-Custer's game against Wilmington on Monday. Crater helped command the defense, but the Comets fell to the Wildcats, 7-1.

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  8. Comet football enters season with a winning attitudeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | Free Press

    ... face a tough schedule, opening up against Coal City, and then finishing their season off with three tough games, Wilmington, Plano and Manteno. One positive note on the schedule will be that Reed-Custer has five home games, compared to four on the ...

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  9. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 7 | Free Press

    ... a dress, the one on the right carrying the baby. From 1872 to 1887, Ed Conley was the editor and publisher of The Wilmington Advocate. And having read almost everything he wrote, I have come to admire him. He, however, would probably be run out of ...

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  10. ObituariesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 1 | Free Press

    ... LENOX-Lillian Tatroe, 89, late of New Lenox passed away peacefully Aug. 19, 2016 at Senior Star at Weber Place. WILMINGTON-Chuck Hagel, 32, of Wilmington, formerly of Oak Lawn, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center in ...

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  11. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Free Press

    JACKSON CRATER looks for a clearing pass during Reed-Custer's game against Wilmington on Monday. Crater helped command the defense, but the Comets fell to the Wildcats, 7-1.

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  12. Wildcats will tackle season with experienceRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 25 | Free Press

    ... that spot, so we'll see how that pans out." Some confidence will also be found in the pass and run blocking, with Wilmington showing a lot of experience up front. RJ VanDuyne will be back as a guard, along with Caleb Gougis. They will also have ...

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  13. High school football: Week 1 Game of the WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Wilmington High School's Jeff Treadman hands the ball off to Owen Weaver in Friday night's playoff game against Peoria Heights High School. Wilmington High School's Jeff Treadman hands the ball off to Owen Weaver in Friday night's playoff game against Peoria Heights High School.

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  14. High school golf: Peotone keeps on rollingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Peotone improved to 5-0 this season with victories over Coal City and Sandwich at Cinder Ridge in Wilmington. Paul Douglas was the match medalist and the top performer with a 39 on the par 36 course.

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  15. New plan for New River RoadRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Free Press

    In the days that followed the announcement that North River Road would be closed for a month for High Speed Rail work, the city of Wilmington came down hard on the project principals, and now that full closure will be limited to four days. The Illinois Department of Transportation and Union Pacific Railroad are preparing for the addition of a second track through Wilmington to facilitate high speed passenger service.

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  16. Prairies, Bunkers and Bison: The Re-Evolution of a Free Global Treasure in Chicago's BackyardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Local Tourist

    ... in the Chicago area and the largest tallgrass prairie restoration site in the country. Located south of Joliet in Wilmington, Illinois, it ecompasses 20,000 acres with over 13,000 acres open to the public. Pronounced mid-DAY-win, the name is a ...

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  17. Daughter's death, father's griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | The Star Online

    ... believes others should also be held accountable for the death of his only child. Kinnett began driving from his Wilmington, Ill., home soon after Jordyn Ann Dumont was reported missing Aug. 15. He was almost to Gaston County a day later when police ...

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  18. Chuck HagelRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 24 | Free Press

    Chuck Hagel, 32, of Wilmington, formerly of Oak Lawn, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee. Born Sept.

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  19. Dealers join forces to sell cars, raise funds for KuzmaRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Free Press

    Wilmington's new car dealers will hold a sales event on the North Island Park on Saturday. It will be the first time these local competitors got together to sell cars and trucks, and they're doing it to help a cause.

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  20. Jean CobbRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | Free Press

    ... Jean married Jackie Cobb in Mississippi. Over the years Jean worked at Johnson and Johnson Personal Products in Wilmington, she drove a special needs bus for Trinity Services and was employed at Morris Hospital, as well as in the office of Dr. Glenn ...

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