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Mokena, Illinois is located in Will County. Zip codes in Mokena, IL include 60448. The median home price in Mokena is $305,000 which is roughly $123/per square foot. More Mokena information.

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Monday Jul 14 | City of Mokena

Board Increases Infrastructure Investments

Village facilities will receive $483K in needed repairs, while $445K will be spent for fleet and heavy equipment replacements.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Gilmer Mirror

Young soldier gives all for his country

The thunder of motorcycle engines followed by muddied up trucks - one which read "PFC Aaron S. Toppen, I Drive Your Truck" seemed to make a solitary horse being lead along without a rider, a banner behind carried by one of the Patriot Riders to bear his name, and one more to say "Thank you" to a heartbroken community from a family who could never ... (more)

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Southtown Star

Heavy rains drench Southland

When Jody Jensen woke up in her Manhattan home Saturday morning, she pulled the curtains back to find her street underwater.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Southtown Star

News briefs: Free concert in Mokena

A free concert featuring B4 and After is scheduled for 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Mokena's Main Park, 10925 W. LaPorte Road.

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City of Mokena

Aggressive Investment in Streets, Sidewalks Continues

350 lineal feet of curbs and gutters will also be repaired. -Approximately 60,000 lineal feet of roadway cracks will be routed and sealed to help extend the life of existing asphalt pavement on 195th Street from Townline Road west, Regan Road, and Townline Road from 195th Street to Blackthorne Ridge.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

The Southtown Star

For these five students, scholarships a celebration of Italian heritage

Jake Rickard and Amy McKeown, both of Oak Forest High School; Delaney Kleber, of Chicago Academy for the Arts; Mesopotamia Nowotarski, of Stagg High School; and Owen McKeown, of St. Laurence High School; are awarded $500 scholarships at a June meeting of the Order Sons of Italy in America Leone D'Oro Lodge 2700.

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GlobeNewswire

Creative Colors International Announces New Two-Part Veteran Employment Initiative

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there are currently more than 130,000 unemployed post 9/11 veterans across the U.S. To assist these deserving veterans in developing job skills and finding rewarding careers, Creative Colors International - the industry leader in on-site repair, restoration, cleaning, protection and dyeing of leather, ... (more)

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Examiner.com

Stoney Point Grill in Mokena a pleasant surprise for lunch

Stoney Point Grill in Mokena, Ill., was a delightful spot for lunch recently. I had never heard of this independent upscale sports bar and grill.

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Patch.com

Mokena Elementary Offers Early Start Screening August 12

Mokena Elementary School will host an Early Start screening on Tuesday, August 12 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Early Start at Mokena Elementary School is a fee-based half-day pre-kindergarten program for eligible three year-old and four year-old at-risk children.

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Sun Jul 06, 2014

The Southtown Star

Oak Fest worth the ride

Gavin Dasto, 4, and Steve Jacobson, 40, of Mokena, line up a shot at an Oak Fest carnival game on Sunday in Oak Forest.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

The Southtown Star

Fallen U.S. troop, Mokena native rememberd at Fourth of July parade

The horse that pulled the fallen soldier's casket opened Mokena's Fourth of July parade, on Friday, July 4, 2014, without a rider.

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Reinke Faces Life

RANT: Something to "celebrate" on Independence Day

One of the Americans was 19-year-old Private First Class Aaron Toppen, of Mokena, Illinois.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

The Southtown Star

City Lights Orchestra performs free concert

More than 1,000 people attended a concert by City Lights Orchestra in Orland Park.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

The Southtown Star

Townline Road to get honorary sign for Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen

Townline Road soon will bear an honorary designation for Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen as a tribute to the fallen soldier's life in Mokena and service to his country.

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Daily Herald

Fort Carson honors 2 killed in friendly fire

Fort Carson is honoring two of its soldiers who were killed in one of the deadliest friendly fire incidents in Afghanistan.

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Wed Jun 25, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Fallen soldier honored

An American flag is presented to Pamela Toppen during the funeral of her son, U.S. Army Pfc.

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Tue Jun 24, 2014

The Southtown Star

LWSRA opens in New Lenox

People with disabilities just got a new place in New Lenox to hang out, play sports, learn, and make new friends.

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City of Mokena

PFC Aaron Toppen to be Forever Honored by Village of Mokena and Frankfort Township

In tribute of PFC Aaron Toppen's life and service to our Country, Townline Road, from 187th Street to Francis Road, will be given an honorary designation in his name.

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Mon Jun 23, 2014

Northwest Herald

Hundreds come out to honor Toppen during visitation

ORLAND PARK – Hundreds of miniature American flags lined the grounds just outside Parkview Christian Church in Orland Park on Monday as mourners paid their respects to U.S. Army Pfc.

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My FOX Chicago

Wake set for Mokena soldier killed in Afghanistan

Army Pfc. Aaron Toppen was one of five American service members killed this month when a U.S. airstrike was called in to help defend against a Taliban ambush.

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