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Dwight, Ransom, and Mazon Memorial Day Services

 May 24, 2024

Memorial Day Services – 2024 Dwight VFW Post 2608 506 S. Old Route 66, Dwight 815-584-9807   * Monday May 27, 2024 – 11 a.m. at the VFW * Welcome-Adam Goetsch, Commander VFW * Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag…

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Church of Hope in Gardner and New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City Anounece VChanges

 May 24, 2024

The Church of Hope in Gardner as well as New Hope Presbyterian Church in Coal City are announcing changes in their worship times. The Church of Hope in Gardner will begin worship at 9:30am and New Hope Presbyterian Church will…

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Ransom 2024 8th Grade Graduates!

 May 24, 2024

(L – R) Laylah Kitzman, Malea Zavada, Keely Shaughnessy, Parker Sedlock, Evan Graff, Justin Meiners, Hector Rodriguez, Brayden Bradley, Hannahleigh Peters, Kinslee Sweeden, Sophia Keri, and Madison Risinger-Loveland

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Party Mazon at Park Street Church – June 22

 May 24, 2024

Party at Park Street Church – Mazon Facebook Event Party at Park Street Park Street Church invites EVERYONE to join them for their annual PARTY at Park Street Church family event. This event is open to the public. They kindly…

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Morris Hospital Announces Babysitter’s Training Course

 May 24, 2024

Morris Hospital Announces Babysitter’s Training Course May 22, 2024, Morris, IL — Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers is offering the American Red Cross Babysitter’s Training Course on Friday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Morris Hospital…

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Dwight Lady Trojans Compete at State Meet

 May 24, 2024

The Dwight Lady Trojans had two athletes compete in the Class A state in Charleston at Eastern Illinois University on May 16-18. They were Issy Bunting and Mikayla  Chambers. It was great to see these athletes compete against the best…

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Slammers take series from league-leading Boomers

 May 24, 2024

Slammers take series from league-leading Boomers   Joliet, IL – The Joliet Slammers defeated a familiar face Thursday in their series-clinching victory over the Schaumburg Boomers. Joliet (5-7) took an early 1-0 lead over former Slammer and 2023 Frontier League Pitcher…

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Temps – Dwight

 May 23, 2024

Thank you to the Village of Dwight Water Treatment Plant Crew for reporting these number to The Paper: 

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2023-24 Tri-County Girls Softball All Conference Teams Announced

 May 23, 2024

2023-24 Tri-County Girls Softball All Conference Player of the Year – Ella Hermes, Sr. – St. Bede Academy Pitcher of the Year – Tessa Krull, So. – Seneca 1st Team Kaitlyn Anderson, Jr. – Henry (H.-Senachwine) Taylor Cuchra, Jr. –…

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Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor

 May 23, 2024

Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) — established Decoration Day…

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Dwight Police Calls May 23, 2024

 May 23, 2024

  Dwight Police Calls 5.23.24

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DTHS Trojan Boys Baseball – Trojans Fall in Opening Sectional Game

 May 23, 2024

May 22 Dwight Trojan baseball season came to an end on Wednesday evening with a 8 to 4 loss to Kewanee Weathersfield At Illinois, Wesleyan University. Luke Gallet was starting pitcher and allowed for earned runs five strikeouts and four…

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Slammers Defeat Boomers on Second Education Day – May 22

 May 22, 2024

Joliet, IL – Two three-run innings Wednesday lifted the Slammers to a win over the Schaumburg Boomers on the second Education Day of the season. Schaumburg (8-2) took the early lead in the top of the first inning when a…

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Dwight Trojan Baseball Tri-County Awards

 May 22, 2024

Tri-County All County Award Winners L to R: Owen Dunlap, 2nd Baseman, 2nd Team; Luke Gallet, Pitcher and Short Stop, 1st Team  Player of the Year; and Terry Wilkey, Pitcher and 1st Baseman. Luke Gallet received unanimous votes for this…

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DTHS Varsity Softball – Lady Trojans Fall in Opening Sectional Game – May 21

 May 22, 2024

May 21 Dwight lost to Serena 5-0 in the opening round of Sectionals. Madi Ely started on the mound. She went 4 innings giving up 4 runs (1 earned) on 2 hits striking out 7 & walking 4. Taylor Heath…

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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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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 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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