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  1. Be prepared for severe weather, Grundy CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Morris Daily Herald

    Thankfully, the Grundy County area was spared this time – although we can certainly empathize with our neighbors to the north, as the tornado that struck the Coal City-Diamond area in 2013 is still in our minds.

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  2. Traffic stop nets felony drug chargesRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 9 | Free Press

    Grundy County Sheriff's Deputies arrested 22 year-old Zachary T. Esler, of Diamond and 19 year-old Sarah E. Olson, of Coal City on charges of unlawful possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver heroin, unlawful possession of hypodermic syringes or needles, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia following a traffic stop in the area of Division Street and Will Road in Diamond at 8:49 p.m. on Tuesday, April 7. Deputy Greg Butterfield initiated a traffic stop on a 2002 Honda Civic, for traffic violations. Butterfield spoke to Esler,the driver of the vehicle and Olson who was seated in the front seat.

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  3. Diamond man, Coal City woman arrested on felony drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | Morris Daily Herald

    At about 8:49 p.m., Zachary T. Esler, 22, of Diamond and Sarah E. Olson, 19, of Coal City, were arrested on charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, possession of hypodermic syringes or needles, and possession of drug paraphernalia, following a traffic stop in the area of Division Street and Will Road in Diamond, ... (more) 23 comments

  4. Braceville fire district hosts junior trainingRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... the equipment that is found on the back of a fire engine. Braceville firefighter Zac Koenig shows Jerzie Nicola of Diamond the equipment that is found on the fire truck during junior firefighter training Wednesday. BRACEVILLE – Cody Ledlow of ...

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  5. Creating a place to playRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Free Press

    Diamond residents will notice the town park looks a little different these days. The changes come as village leaders are working to create a better place to play.

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  6. Diamond updates flood prevention ordinanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Free Press

    Diamond Mayor Terry Kernc reports that on March 10, village commissioners approved amending a 2012 ordinance to include the most relevant base flood data. The new information came from the study that was conducted jointly between the Maine and Claypool drainage district, the villages of Carbon Hill and Coal City, county of Grundy and area townships.

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  7. Gotta Do ItRead the original story

    Mar 16, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... are welcome to attend. Reservations are not necessary and there is no fee. For information, call 815 942-4880. DIAMOND – The Grundy County Land Use Department will be sponsoring the first 2015 electronic waste event for Grundy County ...

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  8. Candidates address the voters during forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Free Press

    ... really like to get addressed." "We need to tie in the rural water industry from Godley; tie Coal City, Braidwood, Diamond and Godley together; by buying water cheaper than you can process it, " Hutton said. "Which will bring your water bill down. ...

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  9. Coal City officials still asking Grundy County for liability insuranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    COAL CITY - " Discussions continue with Grundy County and Coal City officials regarding liability issues when it comes to Coal City police backing up the Sheriff's Department on calls to neighboring communities like Diamond and Carbon Hill.

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  10. Casey HeermannRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 24, 2015 | Free Press

    ... Heermann of Plainfield; niece, Alison (Brent) Leiterman; aunts: Carol (Dan) Green of Aurora, Cindy (Paul) Hintze of Diamond and Pam Joneson of Morris; cousins: Mark (Kim) Pavlis, Jill Pavlis and Josh (Marti) Hintze; his future in-laws, Dan and Ann ...

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  11. PeanutsPetoftheWeek_MagicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | Magic 95.1

    ... until 4:00 and Fri. afternoons from 1:00 until 6:00. For more information visit their website at www.pawspaws.org . Diamond is a 40 lb lab/pit bull mix who is 2 yrs old and so sweet. Her owners moved and gave up their 2 dogs. She came in with a ...

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  12. Village turns donation into dollars for local organizationsRead the original story

    Jan 27, 2015 | Free Press

    Ann Gill Editor When disaster struck the villages of Diamond and Coal City in November 2013, AT&T was one of the first companies to reach out and its support continues today. The village of Diamond donated its half of the check to support the work of Help for Hope, a soon-to-be non-profit organization that seeks to provide individuals in need with a place to go to be connected with the service that best suit their immediately and long term needs.

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  13. More homes, but fewer building permitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Free Press

    ... was the only new business to break ground in 2014. As an incentive, the city waived all permit fees to encourage the Diamond dealership to move to Braidwood. According to deputy clerk Donna Geiss, Family Dollar is in the process of obtaining a ...

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  14. Construction continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | Free Press

    ... fees in 2014 generated $35,491, funds that are used to offset the cost of operating the department. Last year Diamond witnessed a 225 percent increase in the number of permits it issued. Eighty percent of those permits were classified as tornado ...

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  15. Diamonda s 2015 will focus on economic developmentRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    The November 2013 tornado set back the village from its timeline, Kernc said. But in 2015, as the last of the residents affected by the tornado are moving home, village officials are able to refocus on the goals they had set to make Diamond a destination for businesses and visitors alike.

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  16. NewspapersRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2014 | Free Press

    ... 85, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL. Born May 30, 1929 in Diamond, IL, she was the daughter of Domenic and Anna (nee Schimmel) Favero. KANKAKEE-Faye C. Gilmour, 94, of Kankakee and formerly of ...

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  17. Renewed focusRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2014 | Free Press

    Ann Gill Editor Blue jeans, boots, food and pharmacy-that's what Diamond Mayor Terry Kernc wants to bring to the village. Economic development has been the mayor's objective since taking office six years ago.

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  18. Geraldine R. FaveroRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | Free Press

    Geraldine R. Favero, 85, of Braidwood, IL, passed away Monday, Dec. 29, 2014 at Heritage Health in Dwight, IL. Born May 30, 1929 in Diamond, IL, she was the daughter of Domenic and Anna Favero.

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  19. Disaster Fund receives donations from Community Foundation and Operation St. NickRead the original story

    Dec 26, 2014 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... gave out more than $400,000 to area families and businesses recovering from the tornado that hit the Coal City and Diamond area. Schmitz said the Disaster Fund will assist with clothing, food, prescriptions and other immediate needs victims have ...

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

    Dec 3, 2014 | 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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