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  1. Olson to the rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Bureau County Republican

    ... in the first inning and faced 21 batters to secure the win for the Bruins. The Bruins (20-8) will travel to the Braidwood Reed-Custer Sectional to face Beecher (15-11) at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday. Beecher beat St. Bede 5-2 in the sectional semifinals in ...

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  2. Time WasRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Free Press

    When looking at the history of the Braidwood area, one immediately finds that people were moving in and out of town on a regular basis. Names that pop up in the 1870s disappear 10 years later.

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  3. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

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  4. BraidwoodRead the original story

    Monday May 4 | Free Press

    The game lasted just five innings from a 10-run rule, as the Comets were able to walk away with some added momentum. Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The Lady Comets lost to Streator 3-1, as they were only able to register four hits.

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  5. City administrator aims to put TIF issue to restRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | Free Press

    ... of the old Union Block, which was razed by the city back in 2010, came up once again in the council chambers in Braidwood. In August 2014, former administrator Rich Girot brought information to the attention of Will County State's Attorney James ... 4 comments

  6. Officers to dash through fire for sick childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Free Press

    This year's team is hoping to continue that streak and will be out to collect as many donations as possible with a tag day this weekend. Warrior Dash participants of the Braidwood Police Department will be hitting the street this weekend to help raise donations for cancer research and treatment given at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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  7. Man injured trying to save pets from home fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Free Press

    A Braidwood man received burns to his arms and face while trying to save his family's pets from a fire that damaged their home last weekend. The fire at 177 N. School St. was reported on Saturday, May 14, around 1:30 p.m. According to Chief Ken Heberer of the Braidwood Fire Protection District, multiple 911 calls were made by neighbors who had spotted flames and smoke coming from the family of three's attached garage.

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  8. Laurene SpikerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Free Press

    Laurene F. Spiker Of Braidwood, IL, passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL. Born May 13, 1955 in Chicago, IL.

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  9. Two arrested for armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Free Press

    Braidwood Police have arrested two suspects they believe were involved in robbing a Braiwood man on the streeet in broad daylight. Jacob M. Demos, 20, of Braidwood, was arrested May 4 during a traffic stop performed by the Wilmington Police Department.

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  10. Rich's Lock and Key set to open sister storeRead the original story

    Thursday May 14 | Free Press

    ... Rich is not slowing down. Quite the opposite, the owner plans to expand, with a new shop on Main Street in Braidwood. "We'll sell all kinds of cutlery, from kitchen to fantasy knives," Quiqley said of the new business, Quiqley Quality Cutlery. The ...

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  11. Robert Storm Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Free Press

    ... three children, Robbyn (Keith) West of Dwight, Robert (Tish) Storm, Jr. of Dwight, and Rhonda (Tom) Favero of Braidwood. Also surviving are seven grandchildren, Shawn (Shelly) West, Sarah Storm, Heather Storm, Amelia Storm, Brandon Arnold, Angela ...

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  12. Darlene ZinnelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Free Press

    Darlene M. Zinnel 79, of Braidwood, IL passed away Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Aperion Care in Wilmington, IL. Born Dec. 24, 1935 Joliet, IL to the late Anthony and Josephine Cinotto.

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  13. NewspapersRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2010 | Free Press

    The Free Press Newspapers provide Total Market Coverage in Grundy, Kankakee, and southern Will counties with The Prairie Shopper, Braidwood Journal, Coal City Courant and The Free Press Advocate.

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  14. BraidwoodRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2015 | Free Press

    Reed-Custer's varsity softball team couldn't get it done offensively on Monday, as they fell to Wilmington 6-2 for a conference loss. The Lady Comets could only score two runs in the fifth inning, as they tied the game up in the top of the frame 2-2.

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  15. Whitmore Ace co-owner earns national awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Free Press

    ... position, David continues to think out of the box on how to improve the design of each of their four locations; Braidwood, Wilmington, Manhattan and Manteno. Stemming from a love for things from yesteryear, Cripe has begun to incorporate large-scale ...

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  16. Incident underscores Your Actions Matter messageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Free Press

    ... together in a healthy environment. Your Actions Matter was sponsored locally by the Wilmington Coalition, the Braidwood Area Coalition for a Healthy Community, the Will County Health Department, School District 209-U, Wilmington and Braidwood police ...

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  17. Vehrs takes the mayor's seatRead the original story

    Friday May 8 | Free Press

    On April 28, after a lengthy meeting where outgoing members of the City Council thanked the public and their fellow council members for the past four years together, newly elected Mayor Jim Vehrs was sworn into office. Vehrs, a heavy equipment operator with Local 150 and resident of the city for more than a quarter century, gave a brief thank you to his supporters and his wife, Susie, as he vowed to do right by Braidwood.

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  18. Nearly 100 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Free Press

    Fueled by wonder after reading a book written almost 100 years ago by her great uncle, a California woman traveled to Braidwood just to see if things have changed. Jennifer McHenry and her husband Derek were recently given a guided tour through the Braidwood Dunes and Savanna Prairie Preserve.

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  19. Train hits car stuck on railroad trackRead the original story

    Wednesday May 6 | Free Press

    ... All five individuals were transported to Morris Hospital for treatment and later released. Coal City and Braidwood Fire Departments assisted at the scene and transported the injured. No injuries were reported on the train that was traveling at a ... 4 comments

  20. Illinois fishing: Surprising life of yellow perch recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... 8.75 ounces, on Jan. 5, 1974 while fishing through the ice at Arrowhead Club in Coal City. It is now part of Braidwood Lake. "I heard stories of guys who said they caught bigger ones,'' Grega said last week. "I am surprised it has stood this long. I ...

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