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5 hrs ago | Morris Daily Herald

Channahona s budget prepares for point-of-sale revenue loss

CHANNAHON – The village's 2014-2015 budget was approved Monday with significantly less revenue in its capital fund in order for the village to prepare for the potential loss of point-of-sale dollars.

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Related Topix: Channahon, IL

Mon Apr 21, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Comcast Cares Day will be held Saturday

MORRIS – Comcast Cares Day, the largest corporate volunteer initiatives in the nation, will be held on Saturday and includes helping We Care of Grundy County.

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Related Topix: Morris, IL

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Iowa windmills could blow in energy savings for Chicago area residents

These wind turbines in Iowa could be joined by about 2,000 others if Clean Line Energy Partners gets approval to put up thousands of turbines in O'Brien County, Iowa, and transmit the electricity to the Chicago area.

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Related Topix: Illinois, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, Channahon, IL

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

Mazon mobile food pantry helps families

A mobile food pantry sponsored by Mazon State Bank, ITW Filtration and Seco Systems was held at Mazon City Park on April 9. MAZON – About 115 area families took part in the mobile food pantry sponsored by Mazon State Bank, ITW Filtration and Seco Systems at Mazon City Park on April 9. With a total of 7,015 pounds of food delivered, each ... (more)

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Related Topix: Mazon, IL, Life, Food, Vegetables

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: Coal City, IL, Will County, IL, New Lenox, IL

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Morris Daily Herald

County Assessor Dave Henderson to retire this June

Grundy County Assessor Dave Henderson will retire this June after 35 years of serving the county as the supervisor of assessments.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

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

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