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Yesterday | Morris Daily Herald

Kinzinger to hold traveling office hours

The office of U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Channahon, will hold traveling office hours this month throughout the 16th Congressional District, which includes Grundy County.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Channahon, IL, Social Security, Personal Finance, Morris, IL, Braidwood, IL

Monday | Morris Daily Herald

Channahon man killed in Sunday crash identified

Authorities have identified James M. Harris III, 22, of Channahon as the passenger killed during Sunday night's one-vehicle accident on Route 6 near Gun Club Road.

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Related Topix: Channahon, IL, Shorewood, IL, Oak Lawn, IL

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Sheriffa s Explorers program achieves success

Sheriff Kevin Callahan and some of the Grundy County Sheriff's Explorers at range practice Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Minooka, IL

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County Board meets about Rock Island Clean Line project

MORRIS – A packed boardroom brought questions and concerns to a public meeting held Thursday eveing regarding the Rock Island Clean Line energy project.

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

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Morris school board talks Clean Line project

MORRIS – The Morris Community High School District 101 Board and administration renewed discussion Monday on what it would mean to the district if Rock Island Clean Line's energy project came to Grundy County.

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

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Appellate court denies rehearing Gardner TIF case

GARDNER – The village of Gardner's attempt to have the state appellate court rehear its case with Gardner-South Wilmington High School regarding TIF dollars has been denied.

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Related Topix: Gardner, IL, South Wilmington, IL

Sat Jul 12, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Joliet Man Wanted in Warehouse Stabbing

An arrest warrant charging Marshall L. Brown, of the 200 block of North Broadway, with aggravated battery was issued Saturday morning, according to Minooka Police Chief Justin Meyer.

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Related Topix: Joliet, IL, Minooka, IL, Country Club Hills, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Crimestoppers seeks info on property damage

SOUTH WILMINGTON - " Crimestoppers of Grundy County is seeking information about criminal defacement of property that occurred at Berkots Food in South Wilmington sometime throughout the late evening hours on Monday, July 7 and the early morning hours on Tuesday, July 8 prior to 5:30 a.m.

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Related Topix: South Wilmington, IL, Wilmington, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Amazing Racea 4-H activity teaches kids reasoning, cooperation

Alex Chan, Nathaniel Greene and Anthony Wamack try to decipher a word from the letters written in the bottom of the Dixie cup that they emptied by eating the M&Ms that it was filled with during the Amazing Race held Friday at the Grundy County Fairgrounds.

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Morris, IL

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Charges filed in 2013 Morris mink farm incident

CHICAGO – Two California men were indicted on federal charges related to an August 2013 incident where about 2,000 minks were released from a Morris farm.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Roanoke, IL, Prison

Free Press

Coal City's Idol contestant

STAFF REPORT Rachel Drauden will perform on the Rialto Square Theater stage next month as she competes for the title of Rialto Idol.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL, Joliet, IL

Thu Jul 10, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Farmers object wind energy project to County Board

MORRIS – Vocal, vehement opposition from local farmers and landowners has put a $300 million Grundy County project on hold.

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

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Missing man with Alzheimera s found OK

MORRIS – Some residents who live near Old Pine Bluff Road received a reverse 911 call Tuesday regarding a missing elderly man who was safely found a short time later by authorities.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County dancers succeed at competition

Ella Wheeler performs her hip-hop routine "Hey Hey Hey" at Donna Mueller's School of Dance in Morris where she is a student.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Minooka, IL

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Route 47 shut down Monday evening due to accident

MORRIS – A 92-year-old Dwight woman was driving south on Route 47 on Monday afternoon when she crossed into oncoming traffic and hit a semi.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Dwight, IL

Thu Jul 03, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Minooka police station gets box to drop off medications

MINOOKA - " With the closure of Minooka Pharmacy, Grundy County Coroner John Callahan and Minooka Police Chief Justin Meyer have teamed up to have a deposit box placed at the Minooka police station so residents would have a safe place to dispose of medications.

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Related Topix: Minooka, IL

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Sanders named 2014 Miss Grundy County Fair Queen

MORRIS – With a wave of the hand and an occasional thumbs-up tiny contestants took the stage just before 6 p.m. after power was restored to the pavilion where the 2014 Miss Grundy County Pageant took place on Wednesday night.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Channahon, IL, Minooka, IL, Mazon, IL, Dwight, IL

Free Press

Touring the town

Ann Gill Editor The big yellow bus pulled up to its stop, opened its door and one by one the people stepped on and took their seats.

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Related Topix: Carbon Hill, IL, Diamond, IL, Education Etc.

Morris Daily Herald

Weather Service: Tornado did touch down near Morris

MORRIS – The National Weather Service has determined that a modest tornado did land near Morris in Grundy County on Monday night.

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Related Topix: Weather, Morris, IL, Earlville, IL, Plainfield, IL, Grant Park, IL

Free Press

Veteran medical van to make Grundy stops

In July the Hines MMU is scheduled for two visits beginning at the Morris American Legion, 212 W. Washington St., on Monday, July 7 and then on Monday, July 21 it will be at the Gardner American Legion, 426 Industry Ave. Both days the MMU will be on site from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Veterans who wish to receive care from the Hines MMU need to be enrolled ... (more)

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Related Topix: Chicago, IL

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