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  1. Then & Now: Carpenter Street SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Mokena's first schoolhouse was a small frame building constructed in 1855 and was located on a village-owned section near the corner of Second and Union Streets.

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  2. Man wins L-Way raffle for the second timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Lincoln-Way Foundation Dream Raffle winners Thelma and Warren Rhind accept a mock check from Supt.

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  3. Then & Now: Mall Lumber Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2013 | The Herald-News

    South of the Rock Island Railroad tracks on McGovney Street between Wolf Road and Hacker Street in Mokena, Mall Lumber Co.

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  4. Then & NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Located south of the Rock Island Railroad tracks on McGovney Street between Wolf Road and Hacker Street, Mall Lumber Company was an important material supply company in the village.

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  5. Serving up the sweets for truck drivers alone on ChristmasRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2013 | The Herald-News

    The table at Michelle Hepburn's Mokena dining room was filled with dozens of cherry kolaches, peanut butter kisses, pecan nut cups, lemon crescents and pumpkin spice cookies.

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  6. Frankfort police officer accused of beating woman faces new chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2013 | The Herald-News

    A Frankfort police officer has been charged with intimidation and phone harassment, charges related to his alleged beating of a former girlfriend in the summer of 2012.

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  7. He wants to bring 'Family Values' to TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2013 | The Herald-News

    The 38-year-old Bernard was in Mokena this week filming his project, "Family Values," a situational comedy that draws on fond childhood memories.

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  8. Bears-themed fundraiser benefits tornado victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Mark Yunker , Manhattan Township farmer whose farm buildings and home sustained damage in the Nov. 17 tornado; his father, Don Yunker, of Orland Park; Kristen Yunker, 23; Heidi Yunker; and Doug Yunker, 22..

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  9. Mokena woman first student to give commencement speech ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Smith, 21, on Friday will become the first student in the 68-year history of Roosevelt University in Chicago to deliver the commencement speech, one that she hopes will inspire her 450 fellow graduates.

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  10. Then and Now: Hickory CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Hickory Creek has been recognized by many scientists as the gem of the Des Plaines River System.

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  11. Hickory CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Hickory Creek has been recognized by many scientists as the gem of the Des Plaines River System.

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  12. No-show relative of county board member gets new court ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2013 | The Herald-News

    A Will County judge, following a prosecutor's request, gave a local politician's grandson a reprieve when he didn't show up for court Thursday.

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  13. Man in hate crime case re-sentenced to prisonRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Three weeks after being placed on probation, a Frankfort Square resident who was accused of committing a hate crime is headed to prison for violating his probation.

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  14. Stuff the Turkey: Mokena students donating food to needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Students in kindergarten through third grade brought in their food donations during a recent three-day food drive dubbed "Stuff the Turkey," depositing them on tables in front of four, oversized cardboard turkeys made by art teacher Stephen Hippleheuser.

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  15. Tinley Park man charged with robbery in FrankfortRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | The Herald-News

    A Tinley Park man has been charged with robbing a Frankfort gas station early Saturday and is suspected of robbing two other businesses that morning, according to police.

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  16. Stuff the Turkey: Mokena students donating food to needyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2013 | The Herald-News

    One of four turkeys made by Mokena Elementary School art teacher Stephen Hippleheuser and decorated by students as part of their "Stuff the Turkey" food drive for the Frankfort Township Food Pantry.

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  17. Protecting food-allergic children from harmRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Classroom parties and bake and taffy apple sales can make a parent nervous when their child has a food allergy, but Mokena parents said making their schools nut-free is not the solution.

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  18. Couple seeks peanut-free schools in SD 159Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2013 | The Herald-News

    The Matejka family of Mokena is sadly familiar with the case of Katelyn Carlson, 13, of Chicago, who died three years ago after eating Chinese food cooked in peanut oil at a school party.

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  19. Same man suspected in 3 Will County holdupsRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Police believe the same man held up two gas stations and a convenience store within two hours of each other early Saturday.

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  20. An Extraordinary Life: Lemont business owner was a father firstRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2013 | The Herald-News

    Whether he was overseeing Carl's Septic Service in Lemont, raising his family or manning his pontoon boat, Art Dominick of Lemont was both easygoing and disciplined, someone who knew when it was "time to have fun or time to knuckle down," said Art's daughter, Jean Wright of Lemont.

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