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Braidwood, Illinois is located in Will County. Zip codes in Braidwood, IL include 60408. The median home price in Braidwood is $135,000 which is roughly $92/per square foot. More Braidwood information.

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Gearing up to keep students safe

BRINGING THE UNREAL into reality for the faculty of Reed-Custer's primary and intermediate school.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Free Press

Braidwood man escapes midday townhouse fire

HOUSE FIRE VICTIM, Rick Cooper , speaks to a fire restoration analizer after local firefighters extenguished flames in his home office.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Press

RC bus routes resume in Custer Park Township

The automated phone message was sent out to everyone in the school district, which includes students from Custer Park, Essex, Braidwood and Godley, to ensure it reached the parents of children who reside in Essex or on any rural township road.

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Rulien delivers state of the city address

THE CITY OF BRAIDWOOD'S mayor, Bill Rulien, gave his state of the city address during the regularly scheduled city council meeting that was held on Tuesday, April 8. by Tonya Michalec Staff writer Braidwood mayor Bill Rulien reviewed the city's year end accomplishments and discussed goals for the near future during last week's City Council meeting.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

Mistaking Hibiscus for Marijuana, DEA Raids Gardener's Home

Why did the DEA think Kirking was growing pot? On September 17, The Huffington Post reports , Donn Kaminski, a Braidwood, Illinois, police officer assigned to the DEA, was staking out Midwest Hydroganics in Crest Hill when he observed Kirking "exit the front door of the store carrying a green plastic bag containing unknown items."

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Free Press

Driver escapes car, train crash in Godley

The Braidwood Fire Protection Department was dispatched to the scene, between Routes 53 and 129 in the village limits of Godley, at 4:23 a.m. According to BFPD Fire Chief Ken Heberer, the motorist's vehicle became stranded on the rail after the driver attempted to cross the tracks in the median away from the paved crossing.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Free Press

City buys land within blighted area along I-55

The 18.5 acres of land sits between I-55 and Division Street on the far north side of town.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Route 66 News

Suburban Chicago county approves Route 66 marketing plan

Posted by Ron Warnick in Attractions , Bicycling , Motels , Signs . Tags: Braidwood , Chicago , Joliet , Midewin National Tallgrass Prairie , Will County , Wilmington trackback The board of Will County, Ill., recently approved a new marketing plan for a long-overlooked section of Route 66 from Joliet to Braidwood, reported the Southtown Star .

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Free Press

Running the Mother Road to raise field house dollars

Last year's 10K winners were : Kevin Dockemeyer, from Wilmington, who came in 1st with a time of 34:44.5 and Josh Rogowski, of Braceville, who placed took second with a time of 35:13.2. Third place was awarded to Kyle Dockemeyer, of Wilmington, for his time of 35:48.3. by Tonya Michalec Staff writer Runners and walkers will lace up their tennis ... (more)

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