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  1. Military museum may come to WilmingtonRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Route 66 News

    Ohio native R. Fred Rolsten has amassed a sizable collection of military memorabilia from World War I, World War II and other eras that may end up on Route 66 in Wilmington, Illinois, reported Shaw Media . A search for a permanent location for his collection of artifacts from World War I, World War II and other eras led to a site just above Forked Creek, on historic Route 66, just as it curves into Wilmington.

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  2. Jailed Man Charged With Giving Wilmington Teen Fatal Heroin DoseRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Patch.com

    The Dwight man was locked up on an unrelated heroin case a year after the teen's death and a year before he was charged with killing her. A Dwight man already in jail for allegedly dealing heroin was charged with providing a deadly dose to a Wilmington teen.

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  3. Dwight man charged in Wilmington heroin deathRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald

    WILMINGTON – A Dwight man was charged Wednesday with drug-induced homicide for the fatal overdose of a woman two years ago.

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  4. Roark, Ramos lead Nationals past Cubs 2-1Read the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Maryland Gazette

    ... to the slugger in the offseason so the two might "play some golf, hang out and work out." Roark is a native of Wilmington, Illinois, about an hour south of Chicago and attended the University of Illinois. He said a "ton" of friends and family ...

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  5. News PartnersRead the original story

    23 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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  6. Here's your signRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Free Press

    Since the Illinois Department of Transportation improved the North River Road interchange on Interstate 55 in late 2012, city officials have been asking for the sign that designated exit 241 as the Wilmington exit. IDOT told Wilmington officials that since the motoring public travels by GPS, its current policy is to mark exits according the thoroughfare the highway is intersecting, which coincides with the information provided by a GPS unit.

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  7. Will County and its communities among the state's bestRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Free Press

    Will County is one of the best in the state and the communities within rank among some of the state's best towns. Wilmington came in at number 22 due, in part, to the number of things to do in the community, an easy commute, low crime and quality of education.

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  8. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Free Press

    ... That is where the laws that most directly affect citizens are conceived, argued and passed. Today we look at the Wilmington City Council in 1875 to see what we can learn of the lives of our citizens. Thursday, May 21, 2015 The island in the Kankakee ...

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  9. WilmingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Free Press

    The Lady Wildcats earned the Regional championship on Saturday, after they defeated Reed-Custer 1-0. Wilmington defeated Beecher Tuesday night, 8-6, and will now play for the Sectional title on Saturday at 11 a.m. Wilmington's varsity softball team will play in Sectional championship Saturday at 11 a.m. after defeating Beecher Tuesday, 8-6.

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  10. NewspapersRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | Free Press

    Kenneth Huston, age 68, of Coal City, passed away Tuesday evening, May 26, 2015, at the Joliet Area Community Hospice Home. Tuesday, May 26, 2015 WESLEY TWP., WILMINGTON-Robert "Bob" Butterfield, Age 91 of Wesley Twp., Wilmington, passed away Thursday May 21, 2015 at the Miller Health Care Center in Kankakee.

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  11. Teen with brain injury to be recognized at Wilmington High graduationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lowell Sun

    Mikey Murphy, resting at his Wilmington home with his father, Michael P. Murphy Jr., by his side, will be recognized at the high school's graduation on June 7. Mikey would have been graduating with this class had he not suffered a traumatic brain injury after going into cardiac arrest in 2011. Watch Tout video on this story at lowellsun.com.

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  12. Environmentalists sue to stop Illiana TollwayRead the original story

    Yesterday | Chicago Tribune

    ... "withdraw and reconsider" its approval in December of the 47-mile tollway that would link Interstate 55 near Wilmington to I-65 near Lowell, Ind. Since the FHWA failed to respond or act on that letter, the organizations decided to file the lawsuit, ...

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  13. Lady Comets fall in championship, remain optimisticRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Free Press

    It was a defensive showdown Saturday between Reed-Custer's varsity softball team and Wilmington, but the Lady Wildcats came out on top, 1-0. The game was scoreless until bottom of the fifth inning when Wilmington sent the game-winning run home on a passed ball.

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  14. Lady 'Cats vying for sectional titleRead the original story

    Wednesday | Free Press

    Wilmington's varsity softball team will play in Sectional championship Saturday at 11 a.m. after defeating Beecher Tuesday, 8-6. Wilmington will square off against the winner of Bishop McNamara vs. Palos Heights, both of which are the top seeds in the Seneca Sectional.

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  15. Headrick to attend RooseveltRead the original story

    Wednesday | Free Press

    ... I would change it up. It is really nice up there, and they are a growing team. It is going to be a change from Wilmington, but I think I will be able to adapt pretty quickly." Roosevelt's baseball program is still developing, and will be looking to ...

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  16. Chicago Cubs fall short in loss to Washington NationalsRead the original story

    Monday May 25 | Daily Chronicle

    ... when a replay review showed he was hit by a pitch, but Storen retired the next three batters. Roark, a native of Wilmington, Illinois, had a large contingent of friends and family in the stands. He cheered himself when left fielder Michael Taylor ...

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  17. On the spot: Unselfish Roark provides big liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Washington Nationals

    ... about anything personal was when he was asked about the friends and family he had in attendance. He grew up in Wilmington, Ill., which is about an hour or so south of Chicago. "It felt great pitching in front of a lot of friends and family," he ...

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  18. Cubs fall short in 2-1 loss to NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    ... when a replay review showed he was hit by a pitch, but Storen retired the next three batters. Roark, a native of Wilmington, Illinois, had a large contingent of friends and family in the stands. He cheered himself when left fielder Michael Taylor ...

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  19. Guards post Arlington flagsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... was Jim Onigkeit of Rochester, with an unofficial time of 2:54:35. The women's winner was Julie Crutchfield of Wilmington, IL, with an unofficial time of 2:59:55. The 20th running of the Med City Marathon took place Saturday, and over one-thousand ...

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  20. Some Iowa farmers upset with government's bird flu responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | KTIV-TV Sioux City

    ... er was Jim Onigkeit of Rochester, with an unofficial time of 2:54:35. The women's winner was Julie Crutchfield of Wilmington, IL, with an unofficial time of 2:59:55.

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