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

    6 hrs ago | 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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  2. Veterans Assistance Commission of Grundy County v. County Board of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | 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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  3. TV & MoviesOne for the stages: Nick OffermanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  4. Minooka Dollar General Sports New Look, More ProductsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 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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  5. Minooka claims second in own inviteRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 18 | 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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  6. Minooka High School makes personnel cutsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    MINOOKA – A standing room-only crowd of students, parents, teachers and other staff gathered Thursday at Minooka Community High School's school board meeting to voice displeasure with several agenda items that called for personnel reductions in the district.

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  7. Raunera s proposed budget would cut $3.3 million from Grundy townsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... immediately return a call made late Wednesday afternoon seeking comment. Kopczick said the letter was spearheaded by Minooka Administrator Dan Duffy, who said the letter is circulating through all municipalities in Grundy County for signatures. ...

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  8. Legion honors Minooka student essay contest winnersRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Morris Daily Herald

    MINOOKA – American Legion Post 1188 of Minooka introduced Thursday the Minooka Community High School Board to winners of the organization's annual essay contest.

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  9. Lockport and Minooka vs Cancer: Another Make Your Mark Foundation Day of Baseball and SoftballRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 16 | WJOL-AM Joliet

    It is once again time on Saturday for the STRIKE OUT FOR CANCER event at Lockport Township High School. Again this year, all the Lockport Township High School baseball and softball teams will be hosting the Minooka Community High School baseball and softball games to raise funds for the fight against cancer.

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  10. Local Wendy's gives food to Fairdale tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | The Daily Gazette

    DIXON – Damon Krick, general manager of Wendy's restaurant in Dixon, said it was an honor to bring tornado victims in Fairdale chili and Frosties. Representatives from Wendy's in Dixon, Sterling, Minooka and Morris spent 4 hours in Fairdale on Thursday morning handing out 400 bowls of chili and 800 Frosties to tornado victims and to those helping to restore the town.

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  11. Hoping for an all-inclusive playgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... about when the Kaluzny family realized they weren't the only ones in Grundy and Will counties traveling to either Minooka or Joliet for even a couple sections of playground equipment for children with special needs. The playground's design has ... 1 comment

  12. Police reportsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... o the Grundy County Jail Tuesday on a charge of cannabis trafficking. • Gavin J. Sanders, 25, was arrested by Minooka police and booked into the Grundy County Jail Tuesday on charges of domestic battery and reckless conduct.

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  13. Board encounters quirks in new softwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... W.W. Grainger expansion located in Economic Project Development Area No. 1, in the hopes Grainger will choose its Minooka site to expand . Approval of the State's Attorney's office security installation was sent back to the Law & Justice Committee ...

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  14. Morrisa Burton sets personal recordRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... her leap of 17 feet, 4 inches. Sophomore Meghan Smith took fifth place in the 800-meter run with a time of 2:49. Minooka 2, Plainfield North 1: Brad Van Asdlen threw a complete game for the Indians (3-7, 1-2) in the Southwest Prairie Conference win ...

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  15. Minooka sweeps past Plainfield NorthRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Morris Daily Herald

    Minooka's Shane Chetney sets the ball to Daniel Beaudin against Plainfield North and Minooka won in 2 sets held at Plainfield North High School, Plainfield,IL.

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  16. Coal City aims for alternative to alternative schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... learning, along with students from other county schools, including Morris and Gardner-South Wilmington. Conversely, Minooka hosts its own in-district alternative school. “Plano, Oswego and Minooka have alternative schools in their district ...

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  17. Grundy area fire officials talk about brush fire safety after a week with multiple firesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... also can result in a call to the local fire protection district when controlled burns get out of hand, according to Minooka Fire Protection District Chief Al Yancey. The Minooka Fire Protection District responded to seven fires during the first week ...

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  18. Police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. • Cecile Petrungaro, 53, of Minooka, was arrested by Minooka police Saturday on a charge of driving under the influence. She posted bond and was released with a ...

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  19. Gotta Do ItRead the original story

    Monday Apr 6 | Morris Daily Herald

    MINOOKA – On April 17, Heartland Bank and Trust Company will host its Spring into Free event.

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  20. Recent Grundy County indictmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... Class X felony; and possession of more than 5,000 grams of cannabis, a Class 1 felony. • Ryan Shaver, 20, of Minooka, was indicted for possession of more than 30 but less than 500 grams of cannabis, a Class 4 felony; and possession of more ...

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