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  1. Timothy StickelRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    Born Sept. 23, 1980 in Joliet, Tim was the son of Scott and Marguerite Stickel. He was raised and educated in Wilmington.

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  2. 'Cats have a good shot at state trophyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... from here on out. Still, earning a state championship in Saturday's dual finals is within reach for the 'Cats. Wilmington (29-3), ranked fifth in the state by Illinois Matmen, can be thankful that two of the top five teams never made it to state. ...

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  3. Tigers slow down CometsRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    The Princeton Tigers stamped their ticket to their third straight regional championship appearance by defeating Braidwood Reed-Custer 82-71 in Wednesday's regional semifinals at Wilmington. The Tigers jumped to a 26-12 first-quarter lead only to have the Comets streak back with a 25-14 second-quarter advantage to close within 30-27 at halftime.

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  4. About UsRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Free Press

    Evelyn G. Spivey, 95, of Spokane, WA, formerly of Wilmington, IL; Hollywood, FL and Suffolk and Portsmouth, VA, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Hospice of Spokane. PARK RIDGE-Don "Yogi" Johnson, 55, of Park Ridge, formerly of Chicago, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2016 at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights.

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  5. ObituariesRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 5 | Free Press

    ... of Lester Erdmann Sr. and Sadie (nee Gierke) Yoss. SPOKANE, WA-Evelyn G. Spivey, 95, of Spokane, WA, formerly of Wilmington, IL; Hollywood, FL and Suffolk and Portsmouth, VA, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Hospice of Spokane. JOLIET-Emilie Ann ...

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  6. Guest blogRead the original story

    Yesterday | 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. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Monday Feb 6 | Free Press

    The Wilmington varsity boys basketball team made the best of their post season play Monday night, defeating Seneca 55-42 in the first round of their own regional. Tuesday, February 21, 2017 It's been 15 years since Kelly Murphy fired her potent jump serve as a Lady Tiger on the St. Rose School volleyball team.

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  8. BraidwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 30 | Free Press

    ... that some are bound to earn medal when the final round concludes Saturday night. Tuesday, February 14, 2017 The Wilmington wrestling program may want to send Reed-Custer a thank you note after qualifying five Comets out of Saturday's regional. ...

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  9. Fishing February's warm spellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... dad, Jack. They also do a lot of kayaking and fishing both on the Kankakee River and the Mazon River from South Wilmington west and north, with areas of picturesque, high stone banks downstream toward the Illinois River at Morris. Jack said they ...

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  10. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2017 | Free Press

    ... involved a type of personal transportation, dry land skating. Wednesday, January 18, 2017 The Kankakee River and Wilmington have forever been intertwined. It's our companion, our friend, our foe, our pleasure, our love, our hate, and for some, a ...

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  11. Lester Erdmann Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Lester retired from John D. Simpson Construction Company. He was a member of the Carpenter's Union Local 174 in Joliet, the First United Methodist Church in Wilmington and the Jolly Ramblers Club.

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  12. Mardi Gras in WilmingtonRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    ... a Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday party and a Lenten fish special on Wednesday. If you haven't been to Big Fish Grille in Wilmington, I recommend you give them a try. It's a bit of drive but worth the food. Tuesday is their Mardi Gras Fat Tuesday Party that ...

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  13. One step closerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Daily Journal/Sunday Journal

    Wilmington's Mason VanDuyne wrestled up into the 170 weight class, he was slated in the 160lb class, and still managed to gain a victory for the Wildcat team during their Coal City Team Sectional match Tuesday evening. Wilmington's Nick Pretto wrestled up into the 160lb weight class, he was slated in the 152lb class, and managed an easy pin over his Chicago Bowen opponent for the Wildcat team during their Coal City Team Sectional match Tuesday evening.

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  14. For a good 24 hours, they were famousRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Free Press

    They've outgrown their 20-something rock band but they've found a way to be creative - behind a microphone producing podcasts. Wilmington residents will remember Bryan Flood, Dave Francis and to a lesser degree Jeff Fink as the rock group White Trashistan, whose "Wilmington Song" is still floating around out there on MySpace.

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  15. Illinois DOT Funds Freight Study for Will County Intermodal TransportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Transport Topics

    ... - the 6,400-acre CenterPoint Intermodal Center in Joliet and Elwood, and the 1,000 RidgePort Logistics Center in Wilmington - and its numerous warehouses, distribution centers and trucking firms, all of which create an "intense amount of freight," ...

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  16. Evelyn SpiveyRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Free Press

    Evelyn G. Spivey, 95, of Spokane, WA, formerly of Wilmington, IL; Hollywood, FL and Suffolk and Portsmouth, VA, passed away Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 at Hospice of Spokane. Born April 11, 1921 in Akron, OH, Evelyn Groff was a daughter of Earl and Hazel Groff.

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  17. An Extraordinary Life: South Wilmington weekend priest loved his people and they loved himRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Morris Daily Herald

    He also loved his family, St. Bede Abbey in Peru, where he lived, and the people of St. Lawrence Catholic Church in South Wilmington, where Matthew served on weekends for nearly 50 years.

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  18. Nicholas FindlayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 18 | Free Press

    Born May 15, 1989 in Joliet, Nicholas Scott is a son of Brian and Amber Findlay of Wilmington. He was raised in Joliet until moving to Wilmington with his family in the fifth grade.

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  19. Tigers beat Prophets in home finaleRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Bureau County Republican

    ... all, 5-7 in the TRAC. ... Following Friday's trip to Rochelle, the Tigers will load up the bus again to travel to Wilmington to face Braidwood Reed-Custer in 2A regional play at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

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  20. Bernard M. Faletti Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Free Press

    Bernard Michael Faletti Sr., "Barney," 76, of Wilmington, IL, passed away suddenly, Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 at his home. Born Feb. 19, 1940 in Braidwood, IL, he was the son of Joseph and Rose Faletti.

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