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Des Plaines, Illinois is located in Cook County. Zip codes in Des Plaines, IL include 60019, 60016, and 60017. The median home price in Des Plaines is $230,000 which is roughly $173/per square foot. More Des Plaines information.

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18 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

Woodstock hires two public works supervisors

WOODSTOCK – Two new supervisors joined the city's public works department last week, replacing a combined 70 years in experience.

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22 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Des Plaines man sentenced to prison for exposing himself

A 26-year-old Des Plaines man and registered sex offender who was on probation for exposing himself to children in April 2013 pleaded guilty Monday to sexual exploitation of a child.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Catching rising theater talent at Oakton Community College

Catch rising theater talent at Play On, a Chicago-based playwriting festival, from Tuesday, July 29 to Thursday, 31, at Oakton Community College's Studio One, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

'Spring Awakening' opens Friday in Des Plaines

Shows will be performed at The Leela Arts Center, 620 Lee St., in Des Plaines. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 1; 3 and 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2; at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 3. Tickets are $16 in advance, $18 at the door.

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Yesterday | Daily Herald

Images: The Week in Pictures

Local police officers stand at attention during the Lake County Police Memorial at Lincoln Memorial Plaza in Waukegan.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Teen bands battle at prime gig at Algonquin Founders' Days

Five teen bands from Chicago and the suburbs hoping for a chance to play at the Illinois State Fair took to the stage at Algonquin Founders' Days for the regional finals of the Illinois Teen Battle of the Bands.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines officials scoop out free ice cream

Des Plaines city officials and special events commission volunteers are scooping out ice cream at a number of city parks this summer at the commission's Sunday Scoop events.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Glenview Announcements

North Suburban Pond and Garden Walk returns this weekend

Gardening enthusiasts can indulge their passion this weekend during the 2014 annual North Suburban Pond and Garden Walk, a self-guided tour of 17 residential gardens in seven north shore-area communities.

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NBC Chicago

Concept Schools' Expansion Plans Highlight Double Standards for Charters

When file-sharing companies Napster and Megaupload threatened copyrights in the recorded music business, for example, the FBI moved in and put them out of business.

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Daily Herald

Kimberly Jones named to Maine Township board

Kimberly Jones of Park Ridge has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Maine Township board.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

FireHouse.com

Photo Story: Trench Collapse Requires Ill. Rescuers

A technical rescue box alarm was sounded and it brought crews from: Glenview Highland Park, Wilmette, Park Ridge, Prospect Hrights, Des Plaines, Skokie, Northfield, Evanston, A vacuum truck was brought in to assist with debris removal to access and rescue the patient in about 90 minutes.

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Daily Herald

Elgin agrees to lower casino's rent

This rendering shows possible long-term expansion ideas for Grand Victoria Casino in downtown Elgin, including more parking, a hotel and building an entertainment structure at nearby Festival Park.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines hopes to save money if new water deal approved

Des Plaines hopes to extend a new water pipe from its pumping station at 877 Central Road to the Northwest Water Commission about a mile north if the agency accepts the city as a water customer.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Daily Herald

Back to school comes early for some Dist. 59 students

July 23 marked the first day of the 2014-15 school year for students at the Ridge Family Center for Learning, Elk Grove Township Elementary District 59's K-5 year-round school.

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Daily Herald

Burglars in Des Plaines targeting work vans

Burglars in Des Plaines have targeted work vans, stealing thousands of dollars in tools in recent weeks.

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Daily Herald

Suburban officials: O'Hare noise monitors not enough

Chicago's move to add eight noise monitors around O'Hare International Airport is proving underwhelming for some officials concerned about the din from airplanes in parts of the city and suburbs.

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Daily Herald

Northwest suburban police blotter

Damage was estimated at $130. • Vandals punctured the rear passenger's-side tire between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 5 on a 2005 Pontiac GTO on the 700 block of West Rand Road.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Patch.com

3 Juveniles Arrested for Stringing Packing Tape Across Road

The following is from the Glenview Police Department. An arrest is not an indication of guilt.

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Daily Herald

Four finalists battle for best curb appeal in Des Plaines

Des Plaines residents have a week left to choose who, among four of their neighbors, has the best looking front yard in town.

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Daily Herald

Des Plaines to allow chickens at Methodist Campground

Staff at the Historic Methodist Campground in Des Plaines now have permission to raise chickens, though aldermen stopped short of allowing the practice citywide.

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