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Saturday Aug 30 | Morris Daily Herald

Morris resident wins Goose Lake photo competition

John Sullivan of Crest Hill took home the viewer's choice award at the Goose Lake Prairie competition with this photo titled "Gotcha."

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Crest Hill, IL, Photography, Arts, Life, Food, Food Festival, Lockport, IL

Saturday Aug 30 | Morris Daily Herald

Mazon woman honored for dedication to 4-H

MAZON – Rita Mills was recognized this year for having spent more than half of her 82 years serving 4-H as a volunteer by being inducted into the Illinois 4-H Hall of Fame.

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Related Topix: Mazon, IL, Illinois, Kendall County, IL, Morris, IL

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Free Press

Municipal election petitions available

STAFF REPORT Coal City residents will go to the polls next spring to elect a mayor, clerk and town trustees.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Fan Appreciation Night, Night of Features at Grundy Speedway

MORRIS – Labor Day Weekend will be full throttle and wide open at the Grundy County Speedway.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Family, Kids, Pontiac, IL, Streator, IL, Plano, IL

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Trustees upset with county over 9-1-1 cost increase

MINOOKA – Minooka village trustees have agreed to pay $199,983 annually for 9-1-1 communication services to Grundy County – despite nearly unanimous disapproval of a huge jump in the village's annual contribution.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Will County, IL

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Free Press

Sheriff's office seeking youth police explorers

Curious about law enforcement? Becoming a Police Explorer allows young adults ages 14-20 an inside look at law enforcement, and the opportunity to discover what policing is really like.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law

Morris Daily Herald

Mazon family grows corn for those in need

Friends and neighbors pitched in to help Paul Jeschke bring in a 3.2 acre sweet cornfield to be taken to food pantries where it would help provide fresh produce to those in need.

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Related Topix: Mazon, IL, Agriculture, Science

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Free Press

Gettle to address bullying, teen suicide

Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland and the Grundy County No Tolerance Task Force will host a community forum discussing the topics of bullying, cyberbullying and teen suicide.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

West Nile reported in Grundy County

Those swarming, sucking mosquitoes just got a little more dangerous, as a test from the health department confirms West Nile is in Grundy County.

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Related Topix: Health, West Nile Virus, Braceville, IL

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Free Press

Coal City expanding park space

Ann Gill Editor The Coal City Village Board has had its eye on a vacant parcel of property for a number of years, and this month it becomes part of the town's park system.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL

Morris Daily Herald

GOP nominate Kinsella for County Board

MINOOKA – Longtime Minooka resident Debra Jo Kinsella has been nominated by the Republican Central Committee to run for Grundy County Board in a special election scheduled for November.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Hank Azaria, Will County, IL

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Minooka hosts mobile veterans medical unit

MINOOKA – The Veterans Mobile Medical Unit of Hines VA Hospital was available to area veterans Monday morning and afternoon in the Minooka Village Hall parking lot.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Morris, IL, Gardner, IL, Mazon, IL

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County Board welcomes new member

MORRIS – Minooka resident David Nelson shook hands and accepted congratulations from County Board members Tuesday evening after being sworn in as the county's newest board member.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Minooka, IL, Burr Ridge, IL

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Klukas from SAa s office to be honored

MORRIS – Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland has announced that Kyle Klukas will be presented with the Alliance Against Intoxicated Motorists' annual Outstanding Assistant State's Attorney Award for his commitment to seeking justice for victims of impaired driving crashes.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Felony dispositions announced in Grundy County

Felony dispositions announced in Grundy County

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Morris, IL

Fri Aug 08, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Police reports

Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments and the Grundy County Sheriff's Office.

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Related Topix: Essex, IL, Coal City, IL, Minooka, IL

Thu Aug 07, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy Republicans nominate Minooka man for County Board vacancy

The Grundy County Republican Central Committee has nominated David Nelson of Minooka to replace former Grundy County Board member Teryl Lundeen, who resigned from the board in June.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Will County, IL

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Minooka stabbing suspect indicted

MORRIS – The man charged with stabbing his co-worker at a Minooka warehouse last month was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury for attempted murder.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL, Morris, IL, Joliet, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Channahon welcomes new administrator

Durkin, former Crete village Administrator, began his position last week. After the meeting, he said he's looking forward to a long tenure with Channahon.

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Related Topix: Channahon, IL, Joliet, IL, Alternative Energy, Wind Power, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Morris, IL

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County felony dispositions announced

MORRIS – Grundy County State's Attorney Jason Helland released the following felony dispositions.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Morris, IL, Prison, Minooka, IL

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