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  1. Council discusses increasing the increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    Most of the recent increases on water bills were to pay for the construction of the plant. Pam Monson Editor Wilmington water rates are scheduled to increase by mere cents for 2015, but city officials are reviewing costs to determine whether the anticipated increase will be enough.

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  2. District 74 seeks tax rate increaseRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Free Press

    SOUTH WILMINGTON GRADE School administrator Cindy Christensen visits with students in her school's first grade class.In order to meet the ongoing educational needs of its students the South Wilmington Community Consolidated Grade School District 74 Board of Education is seeking voter approval an increase in the education tax rate. The proposal will be before district voters on the Nov. 4. Ann Gill Editor Tucked in the center of town, South Wilmington Grade School is an integral part of the community.

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  3. Mary StoutRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Free Press

    Mary Stout , 94, of Coal City, formerly Wilmington, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 at Miller Rehabilitation Center in Kankakee. Born Feb. 29, 1920 in Morgan County, Mary was a daughter of Paul L. and Clarice E. Brockhouse.

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  4. Ronald E. Leonard Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... enlist in the United States Army. On Oct. 7, 1967, Ronald married Evelyn Decker at First Presbyterian Church in Wilmington. He was very involved in local community activities as a former post commander for the American Legion Post #39 - Braidwood, ...

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  5. Edith HonrudRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Free Press

    ... her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Surviving are her children: Nick (Jacquelyn Nichols) Nelson of Wilmington, IL; Enar Nelson of Dwight, IL; Leta Nelson of Braidwood, Ty (Heather) Nelson of Joliet, IL; step-son, Jay Honrud of Wilmington; ...

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  6. Time WasRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Free Press

    ... hunting season starts. The sound of shotguns at dawn fills the air. Today we will go hunting, but not here in Wilmington, rather on the Grand Marsh in Indiana. Wednesday, October 15, 2014 This week we celebrated Columbus Day, where those of Italian ...

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  7. Guest blogRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 18 | 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. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2014 | Free Press

    ... up and the Comets took it to heart as they defeated the Bulldogs. Reed-Custer travels to Peotone, 43-14 losers to Wilmington, on Friday. Photo by Brent Sumner Sarah Maddox is no stranger to Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur, as she prepares for ...

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  9. Ask the EditorRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Free Press

    ... prarie shopper sometime in early december concerning low cost pet immunizations. Is there a place in or around wilmington to take my pet for shots at a reduced fee? Trick or treat in the city of Wilmington will be on Thursday, Oct. 31, from 4:30 to ...

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  10. News PartnersRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | 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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  11. Patricia Ann GlenneyRead the original story

    Friday Oct 17 | Free Press

    Born March 20, 1950 in Joliet, Patricia was a daughter of Richard P. and Margaret Mary Glenney. She was raised on the family farm in rural Wilmington and attended St. Rose Catholic School and Wilmington High School.

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  12. Church bulletinsRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | Morris Daily Herald

    WILMINGTON – Stephen Arnold, a representative of Chosen People Ministries, will be speaking at Phelan Acres Bible Church at 11 a.m. Sunday.

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  13. Feast like the French at Ruth's ChrisRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 16 | StarNewsOnline.com

    Ruth's Chris Steak House is offering a Burgundy, Bordeaux, and Bubbles Wine Dinner at 6:30 p.m. Sunday. Located inside the Hilton Wilmington Riverside , 301 N. Water St. in downtown Wilmington, the restaurant will feature five courses, each complemented by wines from some of France's most revered regions.

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  14. Valley Fire Protection Systems tapped for major projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Daily Herald

    Valley Fire Protection Systems is pleased to announce that it has been selected to design and install complete fire protection systems in a massive new tire distribution facility being built in Wilmington, Ill. "We are thrilled to have been hand-picked by the general contractor, Ledcor, and the tenant for this fast track, highly complex project owned by Ridge Property Trust," said Valley President Tom Hartel.

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  15. City encouraging businesses to mark handicapped spacesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Free Press

    Staff report The city of Wilmington is ensuring residents with mobility challenges have a place to park at municipal buildings, and encouraging business owners to do the same. Police Chief Phil Arnold told the Chamber of Commerce last week that the Illinois Attorney General's Disability Rights Bureau received a complaint about accessible parking at a Wilmington business.

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  16. Good time gets more ghastlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Free Press

    ... with free popcorn, and there will be a fire pit marshmallow roast all evening. On North Water Street in downtown Wilmington there will be a shop/pub crawl and witch art photo bomb from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Challenges and chances to win prizes will ...

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  17. Residents rally against roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Free Press

    BRIGHT AND EARLY Saturday morning, residents and farmers opposed to the Illiana tollway lined up for a harvest parade that ended with a rally in Peotone. Marney Simon Staff writer WILMINGTON - Last week's arguments as to whether the Illiana tollway is necessary took place in a wide conference room on the eighth floor of the tallest building in the country.

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  18. Guest blogRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 14 | 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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  19. Marcella Mae NicholsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Free Press

    Marcella Mae Nicholson, 91, of Yorkville, IL, formerly of both Joliet and Wilmington, IL passed away peacefully on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at the Alden of Waterford in Aurora, IL from complications of a severe stroke she had three weeks ago. She was born Nov. 3, 1922 in Metcalf, IL the daughter of Sylvester and Zelma Hidlebaugh.

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  20. Helen D. ZouganelisRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Free Press

    Helen D. Zouganelis, 83, of Wilmington, passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Born March 10, 1931 in Joliet, Helen was a daughter of Michael and Anna Sinchak.

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