Seneca HS Softball Results – May 21 – Lady Irish Advance in Sectional – Move to 33 – 3!

 May 21, 2024

  Dwight Varsity Lady Trojans fell to St. Bede 7-3 Taylor Heath pitched for the Trojans. She gave up seven hits, four runs, two walks, & had 12 strikeouts. Heath also lead at the plate with 2 hits, a single…

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Illinois State Police Release Further Details on Accidental Death on Old Route 66

 May 21, 2024

Illinois State Police responded to a two-unit crash Tuesday, May 7, 2024 at approximately 10:45 p.m. on Old Route Illinois 66 at 2650 E. Road.  A 2015 Nissan Altima, Unit 2, driven by Kathleen M. Spray, 37, Pontiac, IL, was…

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Multiple Dwight Trojans Named as Tri County All Conference Athletes

 May 21, 2024

The Tri County Conference has announced its All Conference Athletes for the Spring Season. Baseball and Softball players are chosen by the Coaches in the Conference.  Coaches are not allowed to vote for their own athletes. Track athletes are chosen…

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Mazon Seniors Meet – May 21

 May 21, 2024

The MVK Seniors met May 21, 2024 at the Mazon American Legion for lunch provided by the CNN and furnished by “The Upper Crust ” from Yorkville Robin Homerding subbed for President Sherry McIntosh and she called the meeting to order…

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Morris Hospital Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

 May 21, 2024

Morris Hospital Hosts Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon   May 21, 2024, MORRIS, IL – Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers recently hosted a celebratory luncheon at the Morris Country Club to recognize hospital volunteers for achieving milestones in volunteer hours and years…

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Slammers fall to Boomers in series opener – May 21

 May 21, 2024

Slammers fall to Boomers in series opener Joliet, IL — History was made in Joliet this morning as Zac Westcott broke the Frontier League record for career strikeouts, but the Slammers fell 5 – 3 to the Schaumburg Boomers. Schaumburg…

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Update: State Police Releases Info on School Bus Accident Near I55 Mile Marker 246

 May 21, 2024

**UPDATE** UNIT:   ISP Troop 3  LOCATION: Interstate 55 northbound at Milepost 246, Braidwood, Will County DATE and TIME:  May 21, 2024 at approximately 8:35 a.m. BRIEF SYNOPSIS: Preliminary information indicates the following occurred: ISP Troop 3 responded to a multi-unit crash involving three school…

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Hands-On Canning class coming to Bloomington-Normal 

 May 20, 2024

BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – Whether you’re a first-time canner or a canning veteran looking to brush up on your skills, “Learn to Can: Jellies and Jam” is the perfect class for you. Taught by University of Illinois Extension educator, Jenna Smith,…

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Congratulations to Dwight Lady Trojans – Softball Regional Champs 

 May 20, 2024

Pictured Above: Back row: Coach Tom Leonard, Taylor Heath, Madi Ely, Averi Jury, Mikayla Ely, Sarah Parker, Addy Sulzberger, Miranda Bovelle, Coach Dezi Leonard Front row: Delani Leonard, Njomza Asllani, Avery Scheuer, Megan Livingston, Coach Jamie Stanton  

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Tracer Brown and Luke Gallet Lead Trojans to Regional Championship

 May 20, 2024

      After going 4-4 in game 1 of the regional. Tracer Brown knocked in the first run of the championship game with a double in the first inning.         Luke Gallet struck out six in…

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Temps – Dwight

 May 20, 2024



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DTHS Athletes Compete at State Meet

 May 19, 2024

The Lady Trojans were represented at the Class A state track and field championships over the weekend. Issy Bunting competed in the shot put and Mikayla Chambers ran in the 800m and 400m runs. Both athletes had set new school…

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DTHS Trojan Boys Baseball – Regional Champs – May 18

 May 19, 2024

May 18 The Trojans avenged an  early season loss  to Roanoke Benson by defeating the rockets in Roanoke by a score of 5-3 to claim the regional championship.  Luke Gallet was superb in the win, hurling innings and allowing three…

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DTHS Varsity Softball – Regional Champs – May 18

 May 19, 2024

May 18 Dwight Lady Trojans beat Gardner- South Wilmington 7–4 for the Regional Championship! On the mound was Madi Ely. She gave up 4 hits & 4 runs over 7 innings while striking out 14 & walking 3. Hitting for…

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DTHS School Board Meets May 15

 May 17, 2024

REGULAR MEETING OFTHE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF DWIGHT TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT #230 Held in the Dwight Township High School Board Room On May 15, 2024 at 6:00 p.m. Board President Tim Henson called the meeting to order at 6:00…

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Fly on over to the Butterfly Festival on June 1

 May 17, 2024

Fly on over to the Butterfly Festival on June 1 This summer, our Illinois backyards and gardens will play host to over 150 distinct butterfly species. Among them reigns the monarch, cherished as Illinois’ state butterfly. Embrace the enchantment of…

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Tri-Point HS May News Release

 May 17, 2024

News Release May 2024 Motion to approve the Consent Agenda Motion to set the hearing to permanently transfer funds for June 19th, 2024 at 6:30 PM in the Tri-Point Board room in Kempton. Motion to place student handbook updates on…

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Dwight Police Calls May 16, 2024

 May 16, 2024

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Dwight Police Calls May 9, 2024

 May 16, 2024

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GSW Varsity Softball – Regional Semi-Final May 14

 May 16, 2024

  Recap March 15 Panthers fell 9-3 to Streator Woodland in Fridays game. Maddie Simms was a force at the plate not getting out a single time. She went 2-2 with a triple, a walk, and a run scored. Makaila…

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Obituary – Margaret Agnes “Maggie” Boma, Piper City

 May 15, 2024

Margaret Agnes “Maggie” Boma, 97, formerly of Piper City, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2024 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana. She was born on June 10, 1926 in Piper City, the daughter of Clement Eugene “Gene” and Mary…

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Gardner Grade School’s Tiger P.R.I.D.E. Winners For April!

 May 15, 2024

Tiger P.R.I.D.E stands for Perseverance, Respect, Integrity, Dependability, and Empathy.  Classroom teachers choose one student per month that displays these characteristics and is seen as an outstanding student.  It is a great accomplishment and we are all so very proud of them.  Congratulations to…

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Barbara Svornik to Retire from Dwight Common School

 May 15, 2024

Barbara Svornik will be retiring from Dwight Grade School after 22 years of service. She currently is Reading Specialist/Interventionist and MTSS coordinator K – 2nd grade. She previously was a 4th grade teacher for 2 years before becoming the Reading Interventionist….

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Work underway on ramps at I-80 and Illinois 47 interchange in Morris

 May 15, 2024

Work underway on ramps at I-80 and Illinois 47 interchange in Morris OTTAWA – The Illinois Department of Transportation announced today that patching work is underway on the exit and entrance ramps at the Interstate 80 and Illinois 47 interchange…

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Dwight Historical Society to Tour Historic Blue Island

 May 14, 2024

The Dwight Historical Society has been invited for an historic tour of Blue Island, IL on Wednesday, June 19, 2024. The group will take a tour of Blue Island led by Kevin Brown, the president of the Blue Island Historical…

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90th Birthday Card Shower Planned for JoAnn Hoegger

 May 14, 2024

  JoAnn Hoegger will be celebrating her 90th birthday on May 27th. Help her celebrate by sending a card. Cards may be mailed to. JoAnn Hoegger % The Paper PO Box 245 Dwight IL 60420   Happy Birthday JoAnn!!

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Obituary – Johnny A. “Turk” Schultz, Bonfield

 May 14, 2024

Johnny A. “Turk” Schultz, age 53, of Bonfield passed away peacefully at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee surrounded by his loved ones after losing his battle with cancer. He was born May 20, 1970 in Morris, the son of Johnny…

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