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Friday Apr 11 | Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County looks at salary freezes

MORRIS – The Grundy County Personnel Committee was unanimous Thursday night: There will be no pay raises for Grundy County board members or the board chairperson next fiscal year.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Channahon, IL

Thu Apr 10, 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: Morris, IL

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Public able to vote at township meeting

MORRIS – If township government were a religion, today – annual township meeting day – would be “highest of holy days,” according to Bryan Smith, Executive Director of Township Officials of Illinois.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County board discusses hiring freeze

MORRIS – Grundy County is taking the first step in preparing for looming budget reductions by instituting a hiring freeze.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Channahon, IL

Sat Apr 05, 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: Morris, IL

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

White family fills We Care of Grundy County's pantry

Friends and family of Robyn White donated $750 to help We Care of Grundy County purchase 4,325 pounds of food from Northern Illinois Food Bank and provided volunteers to unload the truck and stock the shelves last week.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL

Wed Apr 02, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Coal City man pleads guilty, is sentenced

The Coal City man who drove drunk last year and ended up killing his 16-year-old passenger pleaded guilty to reckless homicide and was sentenced this week to four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Free Press

Distributing the donations

Residents and business owners were still surveying the damage from a tornado that whipped through the area when the first donations came in, now the time has come to determine how the remaining funds will be distributed.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Diamond, Diamond, IL

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: Morris, IL, Plainfield, IL, Will County, IL

Mon Mar 31, 2014

The Daily Gazette

Burning tornado debris irks northern Ill. village

The Grundy County village of Diamond hired a contractor to burn tree limbs, shingles, furniture and other debris because it was less expensive than having it hauled to a landfill.

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Related Topix: Diamond, IL, Coal City, IL

Sat Mar 29, 2014

Free Press

R. Daniel Carey

Born Nov. 6, 1957 in Streator, Robert Daniel was a son of Catherine and Robert V. Carey.

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Related Topix: Streator, IL, Kinsman, IL, Mazon, IL, Morris, IL

Fri Mar 28, 2014

Free Press

Kathy Vignocchi

Kathy Vignocchi, 70, of Gardner, IL passed away Tuesday, March 25, 2014 at her home.

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Related Topix: Gardner, IL, Morris, IL

Wed Mar 26, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Auditions being held for Cabaret Night in Coal City

COAL CITY – “Cabaret Night” is a variety show that is offered to any schools or community members in Grundy County.

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Related Topix: Coal City, IL

Tue Mar 25, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

County could see slight tax increase to support VAC

MORRIS – A proposed small increase in each Grundy County taxpayer's tax bill could mean more funding for the Grundy County Veterans Assistance Commission.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Tax, Channahon, IL

Patch.com

Special Prosecutor Ready to Deal in Latest Drug Case For Judge's Druggie Kid

A special prosecutor appointed a judge's son's heroin case said he has extended an offer.

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Related Topix: Will County, IL, Channahon, IL, Kendall County, IL

Mon Mar 24, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Financial contribution for 911 dispatch service sees no action

MORRIS – Officials from Minooka and Coal City traveled to the Grundy County Finance Committee Monday with hope of persuading the county to renegotiate its financial contribution for 911 dispatching services.

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

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

RTA sues city of Morris and Bell Fuels

Bell Fuels has an office at 519 Franklin Street in Morris in a building shared with a cosmetology school and other businesses.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Stickney, IL, Channahon, IL, Cook County, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Grundy County 911 board tables proposed agreement

MORRIS – The 911 dispatch center's new intergovernmental agreement was primed for passage by the Grundy County 911 board Wednesday, but may be sent back to the drawing board after objections were raised.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL, Minooka, IL

Morris Daily Herald

Officials serve senior citizens to spread awareness about hunger

Morris and Diamond mayors Richard Kopczick and Terry Kernc served meals as part of the March for Meals Community Champions Week event held Wednesday at Saratoga Towers.

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

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Kinzinger beats opponent Hale in 16th District race

The tea party sends shivers down the spines of some relatively moderate Republicans.

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Related Topix: Representative Adam Kinzinger, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Morris, IL

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