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  1. Bulldogs take down Westmont, Peotone at PopsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times

    ... , Dwight and Seneca will travel to Pops Dale Gymnasium. Before that, however, Streator's grapplers will travel to Wilmington this Saturday for the always-competitive Interstate Eight Conference Meet.

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  2. Braidwood fire sees annual increase in calls for serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Free Press

    ... here 24/7," Heberer said. Heberer said the increase in numbers is common throughout the area, with calls up in Wilmington and Coal City as well. Part of the increase in calls includes those calls for assistance to neighboring communities. "We're ...

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  3. Parents seek support for road improvementsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Free Press

    A Wilmington couple grieving the loss of their teenage daughter in a car crash on Stevens Lane wants the city to take steps to prevent future tragedies on that gravel road. They have a petition on change.org seeking to encourage the city to improve the road.

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  4. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Free Press

    Wilmington's wrestling team returned from the 54th annual Lyle King Princeton Invitational this past weekend, placing among the top 10. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Wilmington's varsity boys basketball team bounced back from a loss on Friday, to win a non-conference contest over Grant Park on Saturday, 59-41. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 The Wilmington varsity wrestling team got off to a hot start last week when they competed in the Abe Lincoln Rumble at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Wednesday and Thursday.

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  5. Lawrence 'Larry' Treadman Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Born Nov. 28, 1933, in Chicago, Lawrence Joseph was the son of Lawrence and Gertrude Treadman. On Feb.1, 1958, Larry married Beverly Darlene Bollinger at St. Rose Catholic Church, Wilmington, and together they made their home and raised their family in Wilmington.

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  6. Helen McMurtryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Visitation and funeral services were held Monday at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 East Kahler Road, Wilmington, with the Rev. Allan Holder officiating.

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  7. Guest blogRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | 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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  8. Helen M. McMurtryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Free Press

    ... nephews, whom she cherished and spoiled. Survivors include her brother, William D. (Barbara Merkel) McMurtry of Wilmington; sister, Betty (Dave) Meyerhoff of Sparta, IL and nieces and nephews: Mark (Diane) Meyerhoff, David (Lisa) McMurtry, Barb ...

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  9. ObituariesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 26 | Free Press

    William L. Guimond, 68, of Reddick, IL, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Bickford of Bourbonnais in Bourbonnais, IL. WILMINGTON-Dale Underwood, Sr., 80 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, 2017 at Salem Village Nursing and Rehabilitation in Joliet.

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  10. Dale Underwood Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 13 | Free Press

    Dale Underwood, Sr., 80 of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Wednesday morning, Jan. 11, 2017 at Salem Village Nursing and Rehabilitation in Joliet. Born Jan. 25, 1936 in Wilmington, Dale was the son of Fred and Ruth Underwood.

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  11. About UsRead the original story

    Friday Jan 13 | 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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  12. White GloveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2016 | Free Press

    ... 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. About UsRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | 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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  14. Guest blogRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 12 | 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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  15. WAHS seeks landmark status for old city hallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Free Press

    The Wilmington Area Historical Society is asking city officials to allow the old city hall building on North Main Street to become a Will County historic landmark. The city is the owner of the building, and the historical society uses it as a meeting place and museum of local artifacts.

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  16. Officers stop 24 drivers in Operation Secret SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2016 | Free Press

    POLICE CHIEF PHIL ARNOLD visits with the puppy that was just added to one of the families receiving a Secret Santa gift from The Free Press Newspapers, the Wilmington Police Department and Bellettini Foods. It was the most exciting two hours I've had in years, riding in a police car pulling people over.

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  17. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | Free Press

    Wilmington's wrestling team returned from the 54th annual Lyle King Princeton Invitational this past weekend, placing among the top 10. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Wilmington's varsity boys basketball team bounced back from a loss on Friday, to win a non-conference contest over Grant Park on Saturday, 59-41. Tuesday, January 10, 2017 The Wilmington varsity wrestling team got off to a hot start last week when they competed in the Abe Lincoln Rumble at the Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield on Wednesday and Thursday.

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  18. Mayor expects growth in all sectors in 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Free Press

    This looks to be a progressive year for Wilmington, with Mayor Marty Orr predicting growth in the industrial, commercial and residential sectors on top of transportation improvements related to the state's high speed rail project. More than 2 million square feet of warehouse space is currently under construction at the RidgePort Logistics Center, between the developer's spec building near Kavanaugh Road and Project M near Interstate 55. The mayor expects the development to pick up speed this year.

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  19. Finally: New home construction breaks freeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | Free Press

    Nine new homes were started in Wilmington in 2016 - as many as were built in the last four years combined. It's still a far cry from the 30 to 40 homes that were added to the community in the middle of the last decade, but its a trend in a positive direction, and one that follows what's happening in the region.

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  20. About UsRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 11 | 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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