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  1. Druggie Dimed On By Kid Gets In Bat Fight With Old Man: CopsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Patch.com

    ... as charged only with endangering the life or health of a child. The toddler's father was contacted and came out from Minooka to pick him up, police said. An officer also reportedly alerted the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

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  2. Fitch Downgrades Minooka CHSD 111, IL's GOs to 'A'; Outlook StableRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    )--Fitch Ratings has downgraded the following rating on Minooka Community High School District 111, IL's (the district) outstanding bonds: The ULTGO bonds are obligations of the district, payable from its full faith and credit and its unlimited ad ...

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  3. Holiday Inn Express to sell beer, wineRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... positive feedback before formally applying. “I think they're looking at the hotel under construction in Minooka and hoping to remain competitive,” Mayor Richard Kopczick said Tuesday. Kopczick said hotels with vacationing clientele ...

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  4. Kendall County news briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Legal Record

    Minooka police will be at Dunkin Donut locations in the village on Friday May 29 to collect donations for the Special Olympics of Illinois. Photo / Sgt.

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  5. Recent Grundy County indictmentsRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... ts, both Class 3 felonies; and three counts of home repair fraud, all Class 4 felonies. • David Licht, 46, of Minooka, was indicted on a charge of aggravated criminal sexual abuse in two counts, both Class 2 felonies.

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  6. Police reportsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... County warrant for violating probation. He was given a June 1 court date. • Donna L. Tortorelli, 53, of Minooka, was arrested by Grundy County sheriff's deputies Friday on a charge of driving under the influence. She also was cited for ...

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  7. 3-Year-Old Boy Gives Away Wanted South Suburban Man Hiding from Cops: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    ... ed on the same charges, as was 30-year-old Anthony Pajer of Joliet. The boy's father was contacted and came out from Minooka to pick him up, police said. An officer also reportedly alerted the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

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  8. 3-Year-Old Boy Gives Away Wanted Midlo Man Hiding from Cops: PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Patch.com

    ... ed on the same charges, as was 30-year-old Anthony Pajer of Joliet. The boy's father was contacted and came out from Minooka to pick him up, police said. An officer also reportedly alerted the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.

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  9. Digital records now available at coroner's officeRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... across a familiar name: Mike Hrechko, his father. “My dad was the part-time police chief in the 1970s in Minooka,” said Hrechko, who is a Grundy County Sheriff's Deputy. “There was a report from an accident that took place at ...

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  10. Boob Feud Ends with Restaurant Owner's Apology / Minooka Students...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Patch.com

    Your Week in Headlines: Joliet strangler says Hickory Street killings were just a fight gone too far a Hops and Vines Brew Fest 2015 soon.

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  11. Minooka HS Student Earns Perfect ACT ScoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | Patch.com

    In what began with the MCHS Class of 2013's Charles Tierney, continued with the MCHS Class of 2014's John Kauffman, and most recently with the MCHS Class of 2015's Lily Being, junior Conrad Goffinet's perfect composite score of 36 on the ACT has cemented his place in continuing the tradition of graduating academic classes that boast a member to accomplish such a feat. While Goffinet's previous efforts on the ACT had yielded near-perfect results with composite scores of 35, his most recent effort was not actually focused on a perfect overall score, but on one specific component of the test.

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  12. Maly, Joliet Junior College baseball survive twice in 10 inningsRead the original story

    Saturday May 9 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Colton Trager's sacrifice fly knocked in the game-winner as JJC (32-23) edged Harper, 3-2. A few hours later, Minooka graduate Brennan Polcyn cracked a walk-off single to end a slugfest, a 14-13 victory over Rock Valley. JJC (32-23) will face Harper ...

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  13. Fury High School Lacrosse to Play on District 228 Field for First TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Patch.com

    ... fields, with the second and third scheduled for Monday against Sandburg at Bremen High School, and Wednesday against Minooka, at Tinley Park High School. Both junior varsity and varsity squads will compete in those games. Bringing the sport to the ...

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  14. Condon, Sessler lead Joliet JC toward postseasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 2 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... innings. The middle of the Wolves' lineup came up large. David “Duke” Hill (Providence), TJ Condon (Minooka) and Ron Sessler (Lockport) combined for eight hits in 11 official at-bats. Sessler drove in five runs, four on a grand slam. ...

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  15. Cougars 12U Baseball 2nd at IL Charger ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Patch.com

    ... 6-3. Tournament bracket play on Sunday was cut to the top four teams. The Cougars were seeded second and fell to the Minooka Rivercats in the championship game. Pictured here on the Cougar Baseball and Softball Facebook page are, from left to right: ...

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  16. Summer Activities Fair encourages Minooka-area kids to stay active in summerRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    Kaylee Ratcliff, a seventh-grader at Minooka Junior High School, kept a soccer ball going at Chicago Fire's table at Friday's fair.

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  17. Veterans Assistance Commission of Grundy County v. County Board of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | FindLaw

    ... Legion Post No. 294; Glenn Gavril, Commander of Coal City American Legion Post No. 796; Douglas Martin, Commander of Minooka American Legion Post No. 1188; Alan Love, Commander of Grundy County Marine Corps League; Rhode Bronk, Commander/Officiant ...

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  18. TV & MoviesOne for the stages: Nick OffermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... Apostrophe." "The show is rather ribald, but there are places we tone it down to merely tawdry," jokes Offerman, a Minooka, Illinois native. "It's like a more folksy Sonny & Cher, or Captain & Tennille, if Captain had a bigger mouth." The actor, 44, ...

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  19. Minooka Dollar General Sports New Look, More ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Patch.com

    The Dollar General in Minooka is sporting a new look and more products and is inviting the public to come check it out at its grand reopening May 2. Dollar General Store Manager Erika Binder said the store has been at its current location, 518 W. Mondamin Street for seven years, and wanted to let people know of the store's new look and products. "We've expanded a lot of our items," Binder said.

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  20. Minooka claims second in own inviteRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    MINOOKA – Just about everything went well for Minooka's boys track and field team when it hosted its second annual invitational Saturday.

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