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Daily Herald
Schaumburg man wins $700,000 lottery prizeon my ticket," Ko said in an Illinois Lottery news release. The winning ticket
Schaumburg man wins $700,000 lottery prize
Daily Herald / Posted 4 hours ago
on my ticket," Ko said in an Illinois Lottery news release. The winning ticket was purchased at Mobil, 9660 Golf Road in Des Plaines. The retailer received a bonus of $7,000, 1 percent of the prize amount, for selling a winning ticket. For more... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
NBC actors to headline event honoring slain Des Plaines teen"Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med" are slated to sing, dance and tell jokes at a
NBC actors to headline event honoring slain Des Plaines teen
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
"Chicago P.D." and "Chicago Med" are slated to sing, dance and tell jokes at a September event to celebrate the life of a Des Plaines teenager shot and killed last year in Rosemont. Harvey native LaRoyce Hawkins, who plays Officer Kevin Atwater... Read more
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Daily Herald
Two suspects arrested in Rosemont vehicle burglariesone was apprehended, but the other fled, according to a community alert. With
Two suspects arrested in Rosemont vehicle burglaries
Daily Herald / Posted 19 hours ago
one was apprehended, but the other fled, according to a community alert. With the help of off-duty Rosemont officers and Des Plaines police called in as backup, officers set up a perimeter and found the second suspect hiding, authorities... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines Park District hires new business managerThe Des Plaines Park District has hired Todd Lehky as its new business manager,
Des Plaines Park District hires new business manager
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
The Des Plaines Park District has hired Todd Lehky as its new business manager, officials announced Wednesday. Lehky has worked on national accounts at a public accounting firm in downtown Chicago, and specialized in tax-exempt companies. In his new... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fairs & fests: Tall Ships, county fairs, Sugar Grove Corn Boil and moreand community relations. Bring a nonperishable food item to the Buffalo Grove P
Fairs & fests: Tall Ships, county fairs, Sugar Grove Corn Boil and more
Daily Herald / Posted yesterday
and community relations. Bring a nonperishable food item to the Buffalo Grove Police Challenge trailer. Free. bgparks.org. Des Plaines National Night Out: 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 2, at Maine West High School, 1755 S. Wolf Road, Des Plaines. K-9... Read more
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Daily Herald
Local Sanders delegates look for more out of Clintonduring the height of Saturday's storms to the strip mall at 749 W. Palatine Roa
Local Sanders delegates look for more out of Clinton
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
during the height of Saturday's storms to the strip mall at 749 W. Palatine Road, Palatine fire officials said. Full story.Des Plaines chamber leader remembered as 'all around a great lady' Family and colleagues are remembering Barbara Ryan as a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines chamber leader remembered asFamily and colleagues are remembering Barbara Ryan as a dedicated and loving wo
Des Plaines chamber leader remembered as
Daily Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Family and colleagues are remembering Barbara Ryan as a dedicated and loving woman who gave her all to help the Des Plaines business community succeed. Ryan, 68, died Saturday after a short battle with lung cancer. As executive director of the Des... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
State's job agency rebrands itself Intersect Illinoisfacility in Edwardsville somewhat larger than expected and helping lure German
State's job agency rebrands itself Intersect Illinois
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 3 days ago
facility in Edwardsville somewhat larger than expected and helping lure German pharmaceutical maker Vetter and 300 jobs to Des Plaines. "While work remains to improve our business climate," Schultz said. "As Vetter and Amazon show, Illinois can be... Read more
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Daily Herald
Lester: Election hack likely not by a campaign, official saysfrequently on local and national television and radio programs and has moderate
Lester: Election hack likely not by a campaign, official says
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
frequently on local and national television and radio programs and has moderated a number of political debates. A native of Des Plaines, Lester is a proud graduate of St. Viator High School, Villanova University and The Queen's University of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Why no shoes? TSA demystifies airport securitythe airport if everything stays on schedule. If something changes, the city wil
Why no shoes? TSA demystifies airport security
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the airport if everything stays on schedule. If something changes, the city will shift to a Plan B that impacts people in Des Plaines and southwest of the airport.Gridlock alert Sorry Bloomingdale, IDOT will close one lane of eastbound Lake... Read more
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Daily Herald
Severe storms knock out power, snarl trains in Chicago24,000 customers are without power in Cook County. A flash flood warning is in
Severe storms knock out power, snarl trains in Chicago
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
24,000 customers are without power in Cook County. A flash flood warning is in effect for northeastern Cook County until 10:30 p.m. The National Weather Service says locations that could see flooding include Chicago, Evanston, Skokie and Des Plain... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Weather Service: Flash flood watch issued as storms hit areaaccording to the service’s alert. Locations that may experience flooding inclu
Weather Service: Flash flood watch issued as storms hit area
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
according to the service’s alert. Locations that may experience flooding include Chicago, Cicero, Evanston, Skokie, Des Plaines, Berwyn, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Maywood, Morton Grove, Franklin Park, Forest Park, River Forest, Harwood Heights... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Flash Flood Warning issued for Cook Countyvehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations
Severe Thunderstorm Warning, Flash Flood Warning issued for Cook County
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
vehicles is expected. Expect wind damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include Chicago, Evanston, Skokie, Des Plaines, Oak Park, Park Ridge, Maywood, Morton Grove, Franklin Park, River Forest, Harwood Heights, Rosemont, Montrose... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Cook, Lake countiespossible. Expect damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted includ
Severe Thunderstorm Warning issued for Cook, Lake counties
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 3 days ago
possible. Expect damage to roofs, siding and trees. Locations impacted include Arlington Heights, Schaumburg, Palatine, Des Plaines, Mount Prospect, Hoffman Estates, Buffalo Grove, Wheeling, Rolling Meadows, Lake Zurich, Barrington, Long Grove,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Public meeting on Patriot Path bike trailWednesday, Aug. 3, at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chi
Public meeting on Patriot Path bike trail
Daily Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Wednesday, Aug. 3, at Greenbelt Cultural Center, 1215 Green Bay Road, North Chicago. The project is planned between the Des Plaines River (Independence Grove Forest Preserve) and Sheridan Road and connects four municipalities; Libertyville,... Read more
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Daily Herald
Through descendants, vivid tales of Eastland survivors keep memory aliveHerald to talk with three descendants of Eastland survivors -- Barbara Wachholz
Through descendants, vivid tales of Eastland survivors keep memory alive
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
Herald to talk with three descendants of Eastland survivors -- Barbara Wachholz of Arlington Heights, Colleen Ringel of Des Plaines and Valerie Bower of Westmont -- whose ancestors vividly recounted to them the events of that day. Up at the... Read more
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Daily Herald
Constable: Suburban camp for kids with disabilities fuels funfor Special Outdoor Adaptive Recreation. "This level of intensity is exactly w
Constable: Suburban camp for kids with disabilities fuels fun
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
for Special Outdoor Adaptive Recreation. "This level of intensity is exactly what I need," says Hanson, who lives in Des Plaines. "I like the excitement and the challenge, and figuring it out." The kids at Camp SOAR range in age from 7 to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Icons of Riverwoodsestimates by the United States Census Bureau. One of many outdoor activities a
Icons of Riverwoods
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
estimates by the United States Census Bureau. One of many outdoor activities available to the Riverwoods community is the Des Plaines River Trail. Following the course of the Des Plaines River, the multiuse trail passes beneath Deerfield Road in... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 57 approves new Lincoln Middle School principaland will replace Jason Kaiz who has taken on another principal position outside
District 57 approves new Lincoln Middle School principal
Daily Herald / Posted 5 days ago
and will replace Jason Kaiz who has taken on another principal position outside of District 57. Suminski, who grew up in Des Plaines, has been at his current school for five years and has also taught middle school math in Northbrook and Schiller... Read more
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Daily Herald
Northwest suburban police blotterthe paint on a 2011 Nissan Cube between 8 a.m. and noon July 5 in the US Post O
Northwest suburban police blotter
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
the paint on a 2011 Nissan Cube between 8 a.m. and noon July 5 in the US Post Office parking lot, 255 N. Buffalo Grove Road.Des Plaines • Burglars forced open the front door between 4:30 p.m. July 1 and 3:20 p.m. July 3 at an apartment on the 1600... Read more
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FOX 4 Kansas City
Pennies left in hot SUV cause 3rd-degree burns after spilling on woman’s leg DES PLAINES, IL - JULY 06: Pennies lay in a pile July 6, 2006 in Des Plaines,
Pennies left in hot SUV cause 3rd-degree burns after spilling on woman’s leg
FOX 4 Kansas City / Posted 6 days ago
DES PLAINES, IL - JULY 06: Pennies lay in a pile July 6, 2006 in Des Plaines, Illinois. According to the U.S. Mint says a penny costs more to make than it's worth, 1.2... Read more
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Daily Herald
Short but crucial link in Lake County trail system completeThe other goes north near towering ComEd power lines to connect with the Casey
Short but crucial link in Lake County trail system complete
Daily Herald / Posted 6 days ago
The other goes north near towering ComEd power lines to connect with the Casey Trail and points beyond, including the Des Plaines River Trail, which runs the length of Lake County. About 50 hot but happy trail users and representatives from... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines officials weigh spending up to $8.8 million on new downtown garageDes Plaines officials are considering whether to spend more than $8 million for
Des Plaines officials weigh spending up to $8.8 million on new downtown garage
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Des Plaines officials are considering whether to spend more than $8 million for a new downtown parking deck behind city hall and the police station. They say the current two-level deck, directly west of The Choo-Choo Diner on Lee Street, is... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Do the suburbs need another theater company?non-Equity theater. The small groups today include BrightSide in Naperville, M
Do the suburbs need another theater company?
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 7 days ago
non-Equity theater. The small groups today include BrightSide in Naperville, Metropolis in Arlington Heights, Big Noise in Des Plaines, Piven in Evanston and Oil Lamp in Glenview. They toil within the long shadows cast by the suburban musical... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines could reduce water bills, but how soon?Des Plaines residents could see their water bills cut under a plan proposed thi
Des Plaines could reduce water bills, but how soon?
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
Des Plaines residents could see their water bills cut under a plan proposed this week by three aldermen. But the mayor says it's too soon to pass along savings the city is gaining after hooking up to a new water source. Des Plaines' new connection... Read more
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CBC.ca
Enbridge reaches $177M US settlement for 2010 pipeline spillsfor a pipeline rupture two months later in Illinois that sent at least 1.02-mil
Enbridge reaches $177M US settlement for 2010 pipeline spills
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
for a pipeline rupture two months later in Illinois that sent at least 1.02-million litres of oil into tributaries of the Des Plaines River. In addition, the settlement includes a commitment for Enbridge to spend $110 million US on measures to... Read more
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Brandon Sun
U.S. Justice Dept. fines Enbridge US$62 million for 2010 pipeline spillsUS$1 million in penalties is for a pipeline rupture two months later in Illinoi
U.S. Justice Dept. fines Enbridge US$62 million for 2010 pipeline spills
Brandon Sun / Posted 8 days ago
US$1 million in penalties is for a pipeline rupture two months later in Illinois that sent oil into tributaries of the Des Plaines River. Enbridge says the settlement also includes a commitment for it to spend US$110 million to improve... Read more
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Daily Herald
Plan for 58 townhouses in downtown Des Plaines in limboA controversial plan for 58 townhouses in downtown Des Plaines is in limbo afte
Plan for 58 townhouses in downtown Des Plaines in limbo
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A controversial plan for 58 townhouses in downtown Des Plaines is in limbo after the city council rejected the proposal this week -- months after initially approving it. Aldermen voted 5-3 Monday not to approve Lexington Homes' final planned unit... Read more
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Daily Herald
Driver injured in I-90 crash near Elmhurst RoadRoad, according to Illinois State Police. The crash happened about 5:21 a.m. i
Driver injured in I-90 crash near Elmhurst Road
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
Road, according to Illinois State Police. The crash happened about 5:21 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of the tollway near Des Plaines. It appears the driver's Mercury struck the construction vehicle as it was pulling into a construction area,... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Driver Charged for Hit-Run That Killed Firefightersaid at the time. After the accident, Douglas began to improve and was rehabil
Driver Charged for Hit-Run That Killed Firefighter
NBC Chicago / Posted 8 days ago
said at the time. After the accident, Douglas began to improve and was rehabilitating at Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, Fire Media Affairs Director Larry Langford said. “We thought he was on his way back,” Langford said. But... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Man charged in hit-run that killed Chicago firefighterPresence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. He was later transferre
Man charged in hit-run that killed Chicago firefighter
Chicago Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
Presence St. Francis Hospital in Evanston, police said. He was later transferred to Presence Holy Family Medical Center in Des Plaines, where he died on July 5, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office. Barrientas was scheduled to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Fairs & fests: Craft Beer & BBQ Days, Accordian Fest, county fairs and morepubs and eateries stay open late, with some evening entertainment. Free. geneva
Fairs & fests: Craft Beer & BBQ Days, Accordian Fest, county fairs and more
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
pubs and eateries stay open late, with some evening entertainment. Free. genevachamber.com. The Barefoot Hawaiians at Des Plaines Live at the Lake: 7 p.m. Thursday, July 28, at Lake Park Memorial Pavilion, 2200 Lee St., Des Plaines. Bring a... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines garage fire causes $30,000 in damageA garage fire in the 1500 block of S. River Road in Des Plaines Tuesday caused
Des Plaines garage fire causes $30,000 in damage
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
A garage fire in the 1500 block of S. River Road in Des Plaines Tuesday caused $30,000 in damage and left nobody injured, according to Des Plaines Fire Chief Alan Wax. Firefighters arrived on the scene at 11:13 a.m. to find the fire was "well... Read more
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Daily Herald
Thin blue line flag not yet flying in Des PlainesThe thin blue line flag was not yet flying over Des Plaines city hall Tuesday,
Thin blue line flag not yet flying in Des Plaines
Daily Herald / Posted 8 days ago
The thin blue line flag was not yet flying over Des Plaines city hall Tuesday, even after aldermen voted to allow it amid debate whether they should have a say in what flags go up in front of city buildings. The flag, meant as a tribute to fallen... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines aldermen OK 'dP' marketing logoDes Plaines aldermen have given permission for city staff to use the new "dP" l
Des Plaines aldermen OK 'dP' marketing logo
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Des Plaines aldermen have given permission for city staff to use the new "dP" logo for marketing purposes, but whether it will remain on some city police and fire department patches is still up in the air. Aldermen voted 6-2 Monday to partially... Read more
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Daily Herald
Hassett Express opens new HQ in Oakbrook Terraceparks are important to our team members. I believe these amenities, along with
Hassett Express opens new HQ in Oakbrook Terrace
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
parks are important to our team members. I believe these amenities, along with the convenient location, will also be attractive to new hires. We look forward to being an active member in the community." The company has another office in Des Plai... Read more
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Bureau County Republican
Ida Arlt22, at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton followed by a funeral service at
Ida Arlt
Bureau County Republican / Posted 9 days ago
22, at the Norberg Memorial Home in Princeton followed by a funeral service at noon at the funeral home. A private internment will be held at Ridgewood Cemetery in Des Plaines at a later time. Memorials may be directed to the family for disburseme... Read more
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Daily Herald
Tent home of Naperville 'protester' burns downattackers, Lake County sheriff's police say. Full story.Dist. 62 board presiden
Tent home of Naperville 'protester' burns down
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
attackers, Lake County sheriff's police say. Full story.Dist. 62 board president says give new superintendent a chance Des Plaines Elementary District 62 board President Stephanie Duckmann asked the community last night to give new... Read more
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Daily Herald
Dist. 62 board president says give new superintendent a chanceDes Plaines Elementary District 62 board President Stephanie Duckmann asked the
Dist. 62 board president says give new superintendent a chance
Daily Herald / Posted 9 days ago
Des Plaines Elementary District 62 board President Stephanie Duckmann asked the community Monday to give new Superintendent Floyd Williams Jr. a chance, days after a Daily Herald story detailing misconduct allegations against him at his last... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Frank V. Manderscheidat 3 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. In lieu of flower
Frank V. Manderscheid
SaukValley.com / Posted 9 days ago
at 3 p.m. Thursday at Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Dixon. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to lssi.org – Lutheran Social Services of Illinois, Advancement Department, 1001 E. Touhy Ave., Suite 50, Des Plaines, IL 60018, 847-635-4... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Businessman, ballpark vendor form friendship over grave marker for friendcemetery, gazing down at the red granite gravestone. For two years the grave i
Businessman, ballpark vendor form friendship over grave marker for friend
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
cemetery, gazing down at the red granite gravestone. For two years the grave in Section 15 of Ridgewood Memorial Park in Des Plaines was an unmarked, unremarkable patch of earth next to the road. That has changed. As a hot summer wind kicked up... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Stopgap budget failing to erase damage of state impasseacross the state, including drug and alcohol rehab facilities in Chicago and El
Stopgap budget failing to erase damage of state impasse
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
across the state, including drug and alcohol rehab facilities in Chicago and Elgin, mental health counseling services in Des Plaines, Wheaton and Elmhurst, prisoner re-entry counseling in East St. Louis, home care for seniors in Peoria and... Read more
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NBC Chicago
Suburban Police Chief Warns Kids Playing Pokémon Go in RiverGo in west suburban Riverside on Wednesday got a warning from the village’s pol
Suburban Police Chief Warns Kids Playing Pokémon Go in River
NBC Chicago / Posted 12 days ago
Go in west suburban Riverside on Wednesday got a warning from the village’s police chief when they got too close to the Des Plaines River. A group of eight boys between the ages of 10-13 were playing on their phones about 8 a.m. at the edge of... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines may allow police flags on city-owned propertyDes Plaines aldermen Monday will consider adding the Des Plaines police and fir
Des Plaines may allow police flags on city-owned property
Daily Herald / Posted 12 days ago
Des Plaines aldermen Monday will consider adding the Des Plaines police and fire department flags, and perhaps the thin blue line flag that pays tribute to fallen police officers, to the list of flags permitted to be flown on city-owned... Read more
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Kenosha News
Hwy. 165 construction set to beginalong the corridor was the driving force for the roadway expansion,” DeNeve sai
Hwy. 165 construction set to begin
Kenosha News / Posted 12 days ago
along the corridor was the driving force for the roadway expansion,” DeNeve said. A bridge will be constructed over the Des Plaines river next to the existing bridge, which will be rehabilitated and given a polymer coating. The coating will seal... Read more
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Business Wire
Vetter Provides Insights into Its Long-Term Expansion Plans That Include the Purchasing of Property in the City of Des PlainesWIRE)--At a meeting held on July 12 for interested residents and other stakehol
Vetter Provides Insights into Its Long-Term Expansion Plans That Include the Purchasing of Property in the City of Des Plaines
Business Wire / Posted 13 days ago
WIRE)--At a meeting held on July 12 for interested residents and other stakeholders, officials of the City of Des Plaines and Vetter were given the opportunity to share initial plans for the proposed purchase and development by Vetter... Read more
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Daily Herald
Des Plaines man tees up proposal on 18th greenon July 2 at the Park Ridge Country Club, he had a big question for her. But h
Des Plaines man tees up proposal on 18th green
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
on July 2 at the Park Ridge Country Club, he had a big question for her. But he didn't have to ask verbally. McGeean, of Des Plaines, had arranged for golf balls to be placed on the edge of the 18th green spelling out "Will You Marry Me?" The... Read more
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Daily Herald
Attack by truck kills 80 in France; O'Hare expansion dealevery important decision that expanded or governed Rolling Meadows. Rose died W
Attack by truck kills 80 in France; O'Hare expansion deal
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
every important decision that expanded or governed Rolling Meadows. Rose died Wednesday at the age of 85. Full story.Former Des Plaines dean convicted of dealing heroin A former Des Plaines educator has been found guilty of distributing heroin. But... Read more
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Daily Herald
New Dist. 62 boss faced misconduct charges at last jobNew Des Plaines Elementary District 62 Superintendent Floyd E. Williams Jr. fac
New Dist. 62 boss faced misconduct charges at last job
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
New Des Plaines Elementary District 62 Superintendent Floyd E. Williams Jr. faced dismissal from his last job at a Kenosha, Wisconsin, school district after his boss alleged he had nude images on his work computer and took photos of a staff member... Read more
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Daily Herald
Former Des Plaines dean convicted of dealing heroinA former Des Plaines educator has been found guilty of distributing heroin. Br
Former Des Plaines dean convicted of dealing heroin
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
A former Des Plaines educator has been found guilty of distributing heroin. Brian Thurman, who lived on Chicago's West Side, was acquitted Thursday of possession of guns in connection with a drug crime. Authorities said Thurman was dean of... Read more
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