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Daily Herald
Des Plaines alderman proposes 'victory gardens' on city propertyMore than 70 years after the end of World War II, "victory gardens" may be comi
Des Plaines alderman proposes 'victory gardens' on city property
Daily Herald / Posted an hour ago
More than 70 years after the end of World War II, "victory gardens" may be coming back to Des Plaines. Alderman Malcolm Chester is spearheading an effort to use underutilized city-owned property to grow vegetables that would be donated to local food... Read more
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Daily Herald
Reassessment notices mailed to Elk Grove Township taxpayersin North suburban Cook County. Elk Grove Township, which includes portions of E
Reassessment notices mailed to Elk Grove Township taxpayers
Daily Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
in North suburban Cook County. Elk Grove Township, which includes portions of Elk Grove Village, Arlington Heights, Des Plaines and Mount Prospect, is the fifth township to be evaluated so far this year, officials said. Reassessments take... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines' Apache Park to be rededicated SaturdayA grand reopening ceremony for a south side Des Plaines park is scheduled for 1
Des Plaines' Apache Park to be rededicated Saturday
Daily Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
A grand reopening ceremony for a south side Des Plaines park is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday. Park district and city officials will rededicate Apache Park, 2100 Pine St., where some $400,000 of upgrades have been made, including a walking/jogging... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterApril 20 out of an employee's purse at Eastview Middle School on the 300 block
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 11 hours ago
April 20 out of an employee's purse at Eastview Middle School on the 300 block of Oak Avenue. Value was estimated at $184.Des Plaines • Thieves stole a black bicycle with silver, white and red stripes, a white seat and black rubber handlebar... Read more
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Daily Herald
Police looking for missing Des Plaines womanPolice are asking for the public's help locating a Des Plaines woman reported m
Police looking for missing Des Plaines woman
Daily Herald / Posted 12 hours ago
Police are asking for the public's help locating a Des Plaines woman reported missing by her roommates who haven't heard from her in more than three weeks. Zultsetseg Gansukh, 35, left her apartment building on the 400 block of Oak Street at 10 a.m.... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines company acquires UK safety shower firmHughes Safety Showers Ltd. joins the Des Plaines-based Justrite family and brin
Des Plaines company acquires UK safety shower firm
Daily Herald / Posted 13 hours ago
Hughes Safety Showers Ltd. joins the Des Plaines-based Justrite family and brings an extensive line of emergency showers and eyewash safety products, and experience in servicing customers' safety needs. "Hughes is a perfect complement to Justrite in... Read more
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Daily Chronicle
May 5 police reportsNorthern Illinois University Kelsey L. Webb, 19, of the 500 block of Vassar La
May 5 police reports
Daily Chronicle / Posted 23 hours ago
Northern Illinois University Kelsey L. Webb, 19, of the 500 block of Vassar Lane, Des Plaines, was charged Wednesday, April 27, with driving under the influence. Sincere L. Stiff, 18, of the 300 block of Shore Lane, Harvey, was charged Thursday,... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Friday Nights Live!' entertainment coming to Des PlainesDes Plaines' Friday downtown farmers market will be replaced this summer by a 1
'Friday Nights Live!' entertainment coming to Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
Des Plaines' Friday downtown farmers market will be replaced this summer by a 10-week series of entertainment and activities in Metropolitan Square, city officials announced. "Friday Nights Live!" begins June 24, featuring a mix of live jazz, blues,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Arlington Park focuses on entertainment, continues to push for slotsup in the last few years because of the ongoing budget crisis in Illinois. And
Arlington Park focuses on entertainment, continues to push for slots
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
up in the last few years because of the ongoing budget crisis in Illinois. And not everyone approves of the idea -- in Des Plaines, home of the Rivers Casino, there is interest in keeping the expansion of Illinois gambling to a minimum, for... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket sold in Bataviathe back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place until visiting one of the
Winning Lucky Day Lotto ticket sold in Batavia
Kane County Chronicle / Posted yesterday
the back of their ticket and keep it in a safe place until visiting one of the Lottery’s five Prize Centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights. Winners have one year from the original drawing date to claim their... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines manager could be in line for smaller raiseDes Plaines City Manager Mike Bartholomew could be in line for another raise, t
Des Plaines manager could be in line for smaller raise
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Des Plaines City Manager Mike Bartholomew could be in line for another raise, though he says it would be much smaller than the controversial $22,000 pay boost he received last year. The eight-member city council and mayor have met behind closed... Read more
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Daily Herald
Retired vice admiral named new COD presidentvoted behind closed doors to extend the contract of then-President Robert Breud
Retired vice admiral named new COD president
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
voted behind closed doors to extend the contract of then-President Robert Breuder. Full story.Abduction attempt reported in Des Plaines area A man who appeared to hold a knife tried to abduct a boy yesterday morning near Des Plaines, Cook County... Read more
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Daily Herald
How consultant says Des Plaines can reshape Metropolitan SquareA consultant has suggested up to $5.7 million worth of renovations to Metropoli
How consultant says Des Plaines can reshape Metropolitan Square
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
A consultant has suggested up to $5.7 million worth of renovations to Metropolitan Square in Des Plaines, the city's downtown mixed-use development, that could help draw more people to the low-visibility space. Proposed additions to the square,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Abduction attempt reported in Des Plaines areaA man who appeared to hold a knife tried to abduct a boy Monday morning near De
Abduction attempt reported in Des Plaines area
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
A man who appeared to hold a knife tried to abduct a boy Monday morning near Des Plaines, Cook County sheriff's police say. The attempted abduction took place about 9 a.m. in an unincorporated area near the 10000 block of Holly Lane. A man told the... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Police seek suspect in attempted child abduction in Des PlainesDES PLAINES, Ill. — Authorities in Cook County are searching for a suspected in
Police seek suspect in attempted child abduction in Des Plaines
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
DES PLAINES, Ill. — Authorities in Cook County are searching for a suspected in an attempted child abduction in Des Plaines. Police around 9 a.m. Monday say a man holding what appeared to be a knife called out to a 10-year-old boy near the 10000... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Sunnyside Little Store in Johnsburg sells $400K winning lottery ticketsign the back of the ticket and keep it safe until visiting one of the Illinois
Sunnyside Little Store in Johnsburg sells $400K winning lottery ticket
Northwest Herald / Posted 3 days ago
sign the back of the ticket and keep it safe until visiting one of the Illinois Lottery's five prize centers in Chicago, Des Plaines, Rockford, Springfield or Fairview Heights. Two winning tickets shared Saturday night’s $800,000 Lucky Day Lotto... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Riverside police continue traffic enforcement campaignthe request of resident emails: • Forest Avenue • Riverside Brookfield High S
Riverside police continue traffic enforcement campaign
My Suburban Life / Posted 3 days ago
the request of resident emails: • Forest Avenue • Riverside Brookfield High School • Hauser School • Woodside Road • Des Plaines Avenue • Nuttall Road • Delaplaine Road • East Quincy Street • Harlem Avenue • First Avenue • Barrypoint... Read more
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Daily Herald
Wheeling considers $853,000 settlement in 2014 fatal police crashWheeling trustees tonight will consider an $853,195 settlement with the family
Wheeling considers $853,000 settlement in 2014 fatal police crash
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Wheeling trustees tonight will consider an $853,195 settlement with the family of Fredi Morales, a 20-year-old Des Plaines man hit and killed by a Wheeling police SUV in 2014. The settlement is on the village board meeting's Monday agenda. The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sunday picks: Enjoy Bernstein, Mahler at ESOtranscribed for the pianos by Glenna Sprague this weekend at Oakton Community C
Sunday picks: Enjoy Bernstein, Mahler at ESO
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
transcribed for the pianos by Glenna Sprague this weekend at Oakton Community College's Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. $19; $16 students and seniors. (847) 635-1900 or oakton.edu. 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1Bands aplenty The bands The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
CPS teacher dead after multivehicle wreck on tollwayA 54-year Des Plaines man who taught in Chicago died after a chain-reaction cra
CPS teacher dead after multivehicle wreck on tollway
Chicago Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
A 54-year Des Plaines man who taught in Chicago died after a chain-reaction crash on the Tri-State Tollway (Interstate 294) on Saturday morning in Des Plaines, according to Illinois State Police. Jeffery Komada was taken to Advocate Lutheran General... Read more
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Daily Herald
Is is safe to use students' thumbprints to pay for lunch?PushCoin in the 2014-15 academic year. Officials from Lake Zurich Unit District
Is is safe to use students' thumbprints to pay for lunch?
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
PushCoin in the 2014-15 academic year. Officials from Lake Zurich Unit District 95 and East Maine Elementary District 63 in Des Plaines cited District 304's positive experience with PushCoin in hiring the company in February and March,... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Taft HS employee killed in crashDES PLAINES, Ill. -- A Northwest side high school teacher was killed on the Tri
Taft HS employee killed in crash
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 5 days ago
DES PLAINES, Ill. -- A Northwest side high school teacher was killed on the Tri-State tollway after he got out of his car following a multi-car crash. It happened just after 10 this morning, in the southbound lanes of I-294 in Des Plaines. Police... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines man struck and killed by truck on I-294A 54-year-old Des Plaines man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on the Tri-
Des Plaines man struck and killed by truck on I-294
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
A 54-year-old Des Plaines man was struck and killed by a semi-truck on the Tri-State Tollway Saturday morning, authorities said. The victim, Jeffery R. Komada, was standing outside his vehicle after being involved in a chain-reaction crash in the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Go a little bit country with 'Nashville' starstranscribed for the pianos by Glenna Sprague this weekend at Oakton Community C
Go a little bit country with 'Nashville' stars
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
transcribed for the pianos by Glenna Sprague this weekend at Oakton Community College's Footlik Theater, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. $19; $16 students and seniors. (847) 635-1900 or oakton.edu. 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May... Read more
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The Journal-Standard
Top candidate named for Stephenson County Engineer searchcounty administrator seat has been empty since John Light resigned Jan. 20 to t
Top candidate named for Stephenson County Engineer search
The Journal-Standard / Posted 6 days ago
county administrator seat has been empty since John Light resigned Jan. 20 to take a human resources director position in Des Plaines, Illinois. Former County Engineer Chris Isbell resigned in October amid contract negotiations, and former... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterconditioner unit valued at $1,000 between Feb. 23 and April 23 from a foreclose
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
conditioner unit valued at $1,000 between Feb. 23 and April 23 from a foreclosed home on the 300 block of Cherrywood Road.Des Plaines • Frank D. Slawek, 41, of the 500 block of Seegers Road, Des Plaines, was arrested around 9:27 p.m. April 10 at... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 62 board briefed on downward enrollment trendDes Plaines Elementary District 62 is likely to see enrollment fall by 250 stud
District 62 board briefed on downward enrollment trend
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Des Plaines Elementary District 62 is likely to see enrollment fall by 250 students over the next eight years, after which it will stabilize, Nelson Gray, assistant superintendent of Business Services, told the board at a recent meeting. He said a... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 211 might handle worst behavior on its ownper year who engage in severe disobedience or misconduct. The other two option
District 211 might handle worst behavior on its own
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
per year who engage in severe disobedience or misconduct. The other two options involve transporting these students to Des Plaines, site of the nearest campus of the North Cook Young Adult Academy the district's been using for the past 20... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Day Trip: Great Gatsby! Art deco's all the ragepiece in this category. The selections come from the Chicago Center for the Pri
Day Trip: Great Gatsby! Art deco's all the rage
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
piece in this category. The selections come from the Chicago Center for the Print, the Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, and the Barbara Cole Peters Fashion Collection. • “Beyond Gatsby” deals with how art deco became part of... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Great Gatsby! Art deco's all the ragepiece in this category. The selections come from the Chicago Center for the Pri
Great Gatsby! Art deco's all the rage
SaukValley.com / Posted 7 days ago
piece in this category. The selections come from the Chicago Center for the Print, the Koehnline Museum of Art in Des Plaines, and the Barbara Cole Peters Fashion Collection. • “Beyond Gatsby” deals with how art deco became part of... Read more
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Bolingbrook Reporter
Work begins on roads, bridges and interstates in Joliet, Will Countycontinues to be slowed by interchange improvements. And, the state began inspec
Work begins on roads, bridges and interstates in Joliet, Will County
Bolingbrook Reporter / Posted 8 days ago
continues to be slowed by interchange improvements. And, the state began inspections on the Interstate 80 bridge over the Des Plaines River, which will involve temporary lane closures until May 7. Drivers heading to downtown Joliet need to bypass... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fired Oakton cop's suit: 'Problem employee' ad is defamatorygender discrimination and a hostile work environment in the school's public saf
Fired Oakton cop's suit: 'Problem employee' ad is defamatory
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
gender discrimination and a hostile work environment in the school's public safety department. And, she claims the Des Plaines-based college defamed her by posting fliers around campus with her photo, promoting a seminar called, "Problem... Read more
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Daily Herald
Maine Township Agency Day signup deadline approachingMaine Township's 33rd annual Agency Day begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 6, at M
Maine Township Agency Day signup deadline approaching
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Maine Township's 33rd annual Agency Day begins at 8:30 a.m. Friday, May 6, at Manzo's Banquets, 1571 S. Elmhurst Road, Des Plaines. The day begins with breakfast and concludes with luncheon and networking. The registration deadline is Friday, April... Read more
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The Clarke County Democrat
King | April 28, 2016King, Norasiah Engram, Na’Riyah King, Eric King Jr., Jaiethan Dixon, Chase King
King | April 28, 2016
The Clarke County Democrat / Posted 8 days ago
King, Norasiah Engram, Na’Riyah King, Eric King Jr., Jaiethan Dixon, Chase King; three aunts, Helen (Donald) Pettway, Des Plaines, Ill., Ethel Dean, Jackson, Melva Dean, Mobile; one uncle, Robert (Carolyn) Dean, Jackson; a host of nieces,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Music notes: Ivy Ford brings the blues to Libertyville's Mickey Finn's8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Footlik Theater at
Music notes: Ivy Ford brings the blues to Libertyville's Mickey Finn's
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
8 p.m. Saturday, April 30, and 3 p.m. Sunday, May 1, in the Footlik Theater at Oakton Community College, 1600 E. Golf Road, Des Plaines. Classical, ragtime and more. A reception follows each concert. Tickets cost $19 general admission; $16 for... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines Park District hosts women's self-defense classAs a Des Plaines resident, you may know Katie Skibbe. She lives in Des Plaines
Des Plaines Park District hosts women's self-defense class
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
As a Des Plaines resident, you may know Katie Skibbe. She lives in Des Plaines and is also the superintendent of Business at the Des Plaines Park District. What you might not know is that Skibbe is also a self-defense instructor. Skibbe will be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Bob Mariano returns to Des Plaines to break ground on new storeAt age 17, Bob Mariano spent Saturdays, Sundays and evenings slicing deli meats
Bob Mariano returns to Des Plaines to break ground on new store
Daily Herald / Posted 10 days ago
At age 17, Bob Mariano spent Saturdays, Sundays and evenings slicing deli meats at a Dominick's store in Des Plaines. Now Mariano is building the 41st store of the growing grocery store chain that bears his last name about a mile away. The Chicago... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines students perform with Northshore Concert BandAlgonquin Middle School students will perform with the Northshore Concert Band
Des Plaines students perform with Northshore Concert Band
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Algonquin Middle School students will perform with the Northshore Concert Band Tuesday night in Des Plaines at a free concert open to the public. The community band is composed of 110 musicians, ranging in age from 20 to 85, with an average tenure... Read more
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Daily Herald
Sunday picks: Bill Bellamy, 'A Tribute to Julie Andrews'Rick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, pe
Sunday picks: Bill Bellamy, 'A Tribute to Julie Andrews'
Daily Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Rick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, performs "Songs of the Singing Cowboys" at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines. Pickren sings music made famous by on-screen cowboys such as... Read more
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Boston Herald
Pols & Politics: Separation of charters and stateby real estate magnate and chairman Neil Bluhm — who’s now pitching the Brockto
Pols & Politics: Separation of charters and state
Boston Herald / Posted 11 days ago
by real estate magnate and chairman Neil Bluhm — who’s now pitching the Brockton Resort Casino — Rivers Casino in Des Plaines, Ill., agreed to pay the fine in January following an Illinois Gambling Board investigation into its hiring of... Read more
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Daily Herald
'Sesame Street Live,' Capitol StepsRick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, pe
'Sesame Street Live,' Capitol Steps
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Rick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, performs "Songs of the Singing Cowboys" at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines. Pickren sings music made famous by on-screen cowboys such as... Read more
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Daily Herald
New climbing wall coming to Des Plaines parksA 24-foot-high mobile climbing wall will be making the rounds at Des Plaines pa
New climbing wall coming to Des Plaines parks
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A 24-foot-high mobile climbing wall will be making the rounds at Des Plaines parks this summer. The park district board this week approved the $30,500 purchase of the wall, which will be used in summer camps and physical education programs at... Read more
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Daily Herald
Secret Colours, 'One-Man Star Wars'Rick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, pe
Secret Colours, 'One-Man Star Wars'
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
Rick Pickren, a descendant of showman William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody, performs "Songs of the Singing Cowboys" at the Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood St., Des Plaines. Pickren sings music made famous by on-screen cowboys such as... Read more
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Daily Herald
Archbishop blesses cardinal's grave stone at Des Plaines cemeterythe only native Chicagoan to serve as the city's archbishop, is buried alongsid
Archbishop blesses cardinal's grave stone at Des Plaines cemetery
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
the only native Chicagoan to serve as the city's archbishop, is buried alongside family members at All Saints Cemetery in Des Plaines. It's where George came as a boy to pray at his grandmother's gravesite. Now, he rests beside her and his... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Discouraged in your home search? You aren't alonebefore the crash. In the suburbs, areas experiencing especially tight supplies
Discouraged in your home search? You aren't alone
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
before the crash. In the suburbs, areas experiencing especially tight supplies of home listings included Bolingbrook, Des Plaines, Oswego and Romeoville. Others particularly short of single-family homes on the market include Aurora, Joliet,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Women's supply chain leadership group to recognize two executivesDES PLAINES -- Women's supply chain leadership organization AWESOME (Achieving
Women's supply chain leadership group to recognize two executives
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
DES PLAINES -- Women's supply chain leadership organization AWESOME (Achieving Women's Excellence in Supply Chain Operations, Management and Education) will present the AWESOME Legendary Leadership Award to Annette Clayton, executive vice president &... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines to decide who has best curb appealDes Plaines residents are invited to enter the 3rd annual Mayor's Curb Appeal C
Des Plaines to decide who has best curb appeal
Daily Herald / Posted 14 days ago
Des Plaines residents are invited to enter the 3rd annual Mayor's Curb Appeal Challenge, a home improvement competition for the best looking and most improved front yards. Registration has begun at desplaines.org/community/mayor/curb.htm and... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Watch Michael Keaton play McDonald's pioneer in 'The Founder' trailerin the new trailer for the upcoming movie "The Founder." Kroc, who died in 198
Watch Michael Keaton play McDonald's pioneer in 'The Founder' trailer
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 14 days ago
in the new trailer for the upcoming movie "The Founder." Kroc, who died in 1984, opened his first McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines in 1955. He expanded the brand by focusing on the franchise operation. Along the way, he battled with the... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Watch Michael Keaton play McDonald's pioneer in 'The Founder' trailerin the new trailer for the upcoming movie "The Founder." Kroc, who died in 198
Watch Michael Keaton play McDonald's pioneer in 'The Founder' trailer
Chicago Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
in the new trailer for the upcoming movie "The Founder." Kroc, who died in 1984, opened his first McDonald's restaurant in Des Plaines in 1955. He expanded the brand by focusing on the franchise operation. Along the way, he battled with the... Read more
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The Auto Channel
1981 Ferrari Recovered After 29 Years +VIDEO DES PLAINES, IL - April 21, 2016:�The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB)
1981 Ferrari Recovered After 29 Years +VIDEO
The Auto Channel / Posted 14 days ago
DES PLAINES, IL - April 21, 2016:�The National Insurance Crime Bureau (NICB) was given exclusive access to a 1981 Ferrari GTSI recovered at the Port of Los Angeles and Long Beach earlier this month. The... Read more
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