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  1. Guest blogRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... use, including meat processing, chemical manufacture and many other industries. How do you think this will affect Wilmington, and what do you think our elected officials should do about it? Posted: Friday, April 20, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. ...

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  2. Time WasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | Free Press

    WHATEVER YOU wanted for Christmas in 1909 - Osburn's Mercantile had it, from cars to dollbeds, printing presses to cuff buttons, you could find it in downtown Wilmington. I think all of us have a fond memory of a special store at Christmas time.

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  3. WilmingtonRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | Free Press

    With many of Wilmington's wrestlers playing for the state football champions, it was questionable how they would return to the wrestling mats after a long season. That question has been answered though, as the Wildcats have gotten off to a 6-1 start on the wrestling season and sit at an undefeated 2-0 in conference.

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  4. Guest blogRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Free Press

    ... use, including meat processing, chemical manufacture and many other industries. How do you think this will affect Wilmington, and what do you think our elected officials should do about it? Posted: Friday, April 20, 2007 Guestbook entry by: Pam M. ...

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  5. Illiana receives federal approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Press

    THE ILLIANA CORRIDOR, as the map was submitted to the Federal Highway Administration, shows the current alignment through Wilmington, including the location of an interchange near Riley Road. Staff report The Federal Highway Administration gave its support to the Illiana tollway project last week issuing its Record of Decision - a document opponents say confirms the road will destroy family farmland and underscores the need to kill the $1 billion boondoggle.

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  6. Delayed start new option for 209-URead the original story

    Yesterday | Free Press

    ... the possibility is always there for frigid cold or heavy snowfall at any time. Last year's harsh winter led the Wilmington School District 209-U to use up all of its allotted emergency days, as the polar vortex ushered in temps too cold to allow ...

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  7. New wheels for student driversRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Free Press

    ... and Natalie Benson, will be completing those hours in vehicles provided to the district by D'Orazio Ford of Wilmington. Ann Gill Editor Bernie D'Orazio's drivers training came from behind the wheel of a drivers education car at Coal City High ...

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  8. Beasley Sending Cadillac Jack to TampaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | Radio Ink

    ... which aired on more than 75 radio stations nationwide. He began his career as a DJ at a small radio station in Wilmington, Illinois after graduating from the Midwestern Broadcasting School. Eight years later he got his "Big Break" on Top 40 ...

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  9. NewspapersRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 23 | Free Press

    Sheila J. Guimond , 70, of Reddick, IL passed away Sunday, Dec. 14, 2014 at her home. Born April 25, 1944 in Topeka, KS, she was the daughter of Philip Angelo and Emmi Ann Damians Sr. WILMINGTON-Richard William Russell 33, of Wilmington, formerly of Braidwood, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at his home.

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  10. News PartnersRead the original story

    Monday | Free Press

    ... an download our materials in English and Spanish for your bulletin boards and literature racks. Information about Wilmington, the Island City's parks, governing body and recreational programming can be found on the Island Park District's website.

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  11. Richard RussellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Free Press

    Richard William Russell 33, of Wilmington, formerly of Braidwood, passed away suddenly, Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 at his home. Born January 11, 1981 in Joliet, IL.

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  12. Roundup: Freshman Haff leads Morris girls bowling team to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... nine points, while Makenna Emerson had seven points to go with a team-leading seven rebounds. Gardner-South Wilmington 47, St. Anne 23: Marlana Ferrari had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Panthers (6-3, 2-1) to the River ...

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  13. Freshman Haff leads Morris girls bowling team to victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... nine points, while Makenna Emerson had seven points to go with a team-leading seven rebounds. Gardner-South Wilmington 47, St. Anne 23: Marlana Ferrari had a double-double with 12 points and 13 rebounds to lead the Panthers (6-3, 2-1) to the River ...

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  14. John Paul BaggioRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Free Press

    John Paul Baggio, 32, of Wilmington, IL, passed away suddenly, Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014 at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, IL. He was born April 12, 1982 in Vernon Hills, IL.

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  15. Deborah SchmidtRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Free Press

    Deborah Anne Schmidt, 53, of Wilmington and formerly Braidwood, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at Presence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet. Born Oct. 18, 1961 in Joliet, Debbie was a daughter of Charlotte Schmidt, who preceded her on May 12, 2013.

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  16. Henry R. Abraham Sr.Read the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Free Press

    Henry R. Abraham Sr., 79, of Wilmington, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014 at his home in Wesley Township. Born March 26, 1935 in Peoria, Henry was a son of Harvey Russell and Rose Abraham.

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  17. I-55, Rt. 53 shutdown due to accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Free Press

    The northbound lanes of Interstate 55 were blocked at 8 a.m. Friday north of Wilmington's River Road exit on the bridge over the BNSF railroad tracks after a semi-truck struck the west guardrail and was left hanging over the edge. Service on the BNSF rail line below was halted as a precaution as authorities worked to up the semi-truck back to safety.

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  18. Grundy County families seek fresh trees as part of family traditionsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Morris Daily Herald

    ... created a Christmas tradition with their sons Kieran and Lachlan. Each year, the family packs up and heads out to Wilmington to Tammen Treeberry Farm to pick out the perfect tree for their home, and then heads to Polk-A-Dot Drive-in in Braidwood for ...

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  19. Illiana toll road plan advances but still far from realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Chicago Tribune

    ... build the project. State transportation officials have proposed constructing the Illiana from Interstate 55 near Wilmington through Will County to I-65 near Lowell, Ind. The Illiana would primarily serve as a truck highway connecting the ...

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  20. Aperion Care Wilmington Completed Major Renovations and Planning MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Patch.com

    Aperion Care Wilmington, which has been undergoing renovations since February 2014 to enhance the environment and make its facility more contemporary and inviting. Formerly Island City Rehab, the center became part of the Aperion family, changing its name to Aperion Care Wilmington in June.

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