Month: December 2022

FOID CARD RENEWALS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH FINGERPRINTS ON FILE

 December 30, 2022

SPRINGFIELD – Beginning January 1, 2023, upon a Firearms Transaction Inquiry Program (FTIP) approval, the Illinois State Police (ISP) will…

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Marjorie J. Martin Scholarship Applications Accepted

 December 30, 2022

The Marjorie J. Martin Scholarship trustees announced today that applications for the 18th annual Marjorie J. Martin Scholarships are now…

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Judge invalidates cash bail reform in some counties; Supreme Court appeal pending

 December 29, 2022

Bail will still end in counties that didn’t sue, containing about two-thirds of state’s population By JERRY NOWICKI Capitol News…

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Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau  Gets a New Name

 December 29, 2022

JOLIET, IL-Beginning January 1st , 2023, the Heritage Corridor Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) will be rebranded as, Heritage Corridor…

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Seneca Lady Irish Girls Basketball Drops Contest to Fieldcrest at St. Bede Tourney

 December 28, 2022

Seneca Lady Irish Girls Basketball Drops Contest to Fieldcrest at St. Bede Tourney Fieldcrest 59 Seneca 43 Coaches  Comments: We…

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Seneca High School Wrestling

 December 27, 2022

Sammie Greisen won the 130 pound championship by pinning all 3 of her opponents to earn the first ever championship…

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Beloved Volunteer Leaves $1 Million Gift to Morris Hospital Foundation

 December 27, 2022

December 27, 2022, Morris, IL – Gretchen Johnson had already left a legacy at Morris Hospital by serving as the…

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Charles Earl ‘Tuna’ Palmer

 December 21, 2022

Charles Earl “Tuna” Palmer, 69, of Reddick, Illinois passed away Sunday, December 11, 2022 at Rush University Medical Center in…

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Mary R. Tabor

 December 21, 2022

Mary R. Tabor, 92, of Dwight, Illinois passed away Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Heritage Healthcare and Rehab in Dwight….

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Shelah J. Oelschlager

 December 21, 2022

Shelah J. Oelschlager, 47, of Dwight, Illinois passed away Friday, December 2, 2022 at her residence. Cremation rites have been…

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Dwight Township Meeting Dates for 2023

 December 16, 2022

The regularly scheduled monthly meetings of Dwight Township will continue on the following dates in 2023, and will be held…

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Committee begins hearings on high-powered weapon ban

 December 16, 2022

By CAPITOL NEWS ILLINOIS SPRINGFIELD – A legislative committee on Thursday, Dec. 15, heard more witnesses call for a ban…

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Illinois State Police Trooper and Compassionate Citizen Assist Vietnam Veteran

 December 15, 2022

GOING THE EXTRA MILE THIS HOLIDAY SEASON TO HELP THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED MORRIS – The Holiday Season is a…

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Floyd D. Irvin

 December 14, 2022

Floyd D. Irvin, 82, of Dwight, Illinois passed away Friday, December 2, 2022 at his home. Cremation rites have been…

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Edmonda M. Wilder

 December 14, 2022

Edmonda M. Wilder (Kapala), 71, passed away at her home in Dwight, Illinois on Wednesday, November 30, 2022. A loving…

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Leon Schlabowske

 December 14, 2022

Leon F. Schlabowske, age 76, of Pearl, Illinois passed away peacefully on December 4, 2022. Leon was formerly from Dwight,…

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DCC Has Historic Value, Though Not On National Registry

 December 11, 2022

(the following article was featured in the March 13, 2013, edition of The Paper: by Tom Tock) The Dwight Correctional…

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Grieff’s PM

 December 11, 2022
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Morris Hospital Hosting Blood Drive December 14

 December 11, 2022

Morris Hospital is hosting a blood drive in cooperation with Versiti Blood Center Wednesday, December 14, from 2:00- 6:00 p.m….

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Lynn Cahill Masching Inducted Into Dr. Worthy Hall of Fame

 December 11, 2022

Lynn Cahill-Masching, a 1973 graduate of Streator High School, was one of four people inducted into the Dr. Worthy Streator…

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Clarence and Alberta Simantel Celebrate 72nd Anniversary

 December 11, 2022

On November 23, Clarence and Alberta Simantel celebrated their 72nd wedding anniversary with a meal of their choice – Casey’s…

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Are you looking for a meaningful way to celebrate Christmas?

 December 11, 2022

Are you looking for a meaningful way to celebrate Christmas? Share the Christmas spirit by volunteering on Christmas Day to…

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Beep, Beep, Drive Home Safe Chicago!

 December 10, 2022

Everyone needs a Beep, Beep Chicago T-shirt………     Beep, Beep – Chicago

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Pension debt grows to $139.7 billion

 December 9, 2022

By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Illinois’ unfunded pension liability grew by $9.8 billion, or 7.5 percent,…

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Attention DTHS Families & Followers:

 December 9, 2022

We are using a new livestreaming service for all of our indoor sporting events. Effective December 1, DTHS will be…

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