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  1. Trees that twinkle and other holiday stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | Free Press

    Ann Gill Editor Decorated trees, wreaths and other seasonal items will adorn the Diamond Banquet Hall for the 12th annual Festival of Trees. Christmas trees, both big and small, are the focus of the festival hosted by the Coal City Community Promfest Committee, a group comprised of high school parents and community members who put together the annual post-prom celebration for Coal City High School's junior and senior students and their guests.

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  2. Trees that twinkle and other holiday stuffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | Free Press

    Ann Gill Editor Decorated trees, wreaths and other seasonal items will adorn the Diamond Banquet Hall for the 12th annual Festival of Trees. Christmas trees, both big and small, are the focus of the festival hosted by the Coal City Community Promfest Committee, a group comprised of high school parents and community members who put together the annual post-prom celebration for Coal City High School's junior and senior students and their guests.

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  3. Another layer of incentiveRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | Free Press

    Ann Gill Editor In its ongoing effort to stimulate economic growth in the village of Diamond, town leaders intend to petition the state for an enterprise zone. Diamond Mayor Terry Kernc said the village has drafted a zone that would take in property south of Route 113 from Will Road east to Interstate 55, as well as a small section north of the highway.

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  4. Christian Life Assembly on the road to recoveryRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Free Press

    ... takes even more time and patience. One year after a tornado knocked around the walls at Christian Life Assembly in Diamond, things still aren't quite back to normal for the congregation on Route 113. But, they're getting there, slowly but surely. ...

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  5. Woman Finds Husband's Love Letter Following WBBM Story On Lost Items From Washington TornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... husband. The box was lost following the tornado in Washington. (Credit: Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes Facebook.)

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  6. Many to thank a year after Diamond tornadoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    COAL CITY - " There were no village boundaries, according to Diamond Mayor Terry Kernc.

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  7. Rebuilding continues one year after deadly tornado outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | My FOX Chicago

    ... immediate things - like restoring power, finding housing, and making sure there is enough food to go around. But in Diamond and Coal City, Ill., a group of teens found that sometimes, its is just as important to serve what the heart needs. In ...

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  8. One Year Later, Chicago-Area Woman Continues Work To Reunite People...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2014 | CBS Local

    ... ong the items waiting to be claimed at the Washington library. (Credit: Found items from the Washington Illinois and Diamond Illinois Tornadoes Facebook.)

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  9. Families in Diamond returning homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    Lisa Pape looks into her backyard which still shows signs of damage nearly a year after a tornado stuck Diamond on Nov. 17, 2013.

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  10. Our View: Rebuliding after the stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... "day after," or the second. The generosity and compassion lasted weeks. Even through the fatigue, the Coal City and Diamond communities came together to rebuild, joined by thousands of volunteers who came to help. It hasn't been easy. A year later, ...

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  11. After the storm: Communities in Diamond are coming back togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    The temporary sanctuary of the Christian Life Assembly church nearly a year after a tornado struck Diamond on Nov. 17 2013.

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  12. Organizations looking to form disaster relief programRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    MORRIS – The tornado that hit the Diamond and Coal City area last year caused major damage from which families are still recovering.

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  13. Under constructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | Free Press

    ... tax road improvement project. Over $1.2 million in road repairs are currently underway in the villages of Coal City, Diamond and Braceville Township. Ann Gill Editor Bright orange signs forewarning motorists of approaching road work have popped up ...

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  14. Diamond to honor tornado victims, volunteersRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | Free Press

    As the anniversary of the November 2013 tornado approaches, the village of Diamond is preparing to honor the residents impacted by the storm and the volunteers who came to their aid. On Sunday, Nov. 16, the community is asked to join Diamond village officials at in the auditorium of Coal City High School for a ceremony to commemorate the first anniversary of the disaster that impacted more than 200 residents and business owners.

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  15. Grundy EMA donation causes board discordRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... is stretched, [the money] could be used for something else.” Minooka Mayor Pat Brennan said the village of Diamond had made a similar donation after the EMA assisted Diamond and Coal City following the tornado in November 2013. There was no ...

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  16. Keep safety in mind this HalloweenRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Free Press

    ... 815- 942-0336. Oct. 31, 2014 Halloween Trick or Treat hours for the area are: Braceville, Carbon Hill, Coal City and Diamond 4-7 p.m., East Brooklyn, Gardner, South Wilmington, Mazon and unincorporated areas of Grundy County 4-6 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in ...

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  17. May Louise KayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 21, 2014 | Free Press

    May Louise Kay, "Louise," 86, of Diamond passed away Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014 in her home after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Louise was born May 11, 1928 in Fisher, IL to Otis Earl and Ruby Edith Carpenter.

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  18. Berkot's Borgetti is Illinois' bagging champRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Free Press

    Tony Borgetti knows how to pack a grocery sack and he has a trophy to prove it. Borgetti, of Diamond, won the Illinois Food Retailers Association bagging contest last week, earning him a spot in the National Grocers Association Best Bagger Championship in Las Vegas.

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  19. Paul A. WilcoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | Free Press

    ... for his passion for fishing and riding his Harley. Survivors include his parents, two sisters: Leah (Art) Bill of Diamond and Lisa Wilcox of Braidwood; three nieces and nephews: Keller, Isaac and Cora Jean Bill, as well as many true and very close ...

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  20. NewspapersRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Free Press

    Donald E. Leathers, 75, of Diamond, IL passed away Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014 at his home. He was born Feb. 4, 1939 in Lake Fork, IL, the son of Floyd and Lucille Leathers.

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