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Plainfield man gets 12 life sentences for sexually abusing two children
By Justin Kmitch
Jul 17, 2018 4:26 PM
A Plainfield man is headed to prison to serve 12 consecutive life sentences for sexually abusing two children over a decade.
Constable: Summer sweet corn is here, but do you eat it correctly?
Jul 12, 2018 7:04 AM
Some say summer starts on June 21. Some say July Fourth. Then there are those who think summer starts on the day local sweet corn arrives. "It's the first day, so a lot of people are excited about it," says Alec Lamoureaux, 21, keeper of the sweet corn at The Farm vegetable stand in Carol Stream.
Rosary High School announces 2018 graduates
Submitted by Rosary High School
Jun 21, 2018 9:23 PM
Rosary High School in Aurora held its graduation ceremony for the Class of 2018 on May 23 at St. Peter Church in Geneva. The class features 73 graduates, 21 Illinois State Scholars, one National Merit Commended Student (Sarah Foley); and 22 National Honor Society members.
Constable: Northwestern next for Plainfield author with cystic fibrosis
Jun 20, 2018 4:19 PM
In spite of hospitalizations and the daily grind of treating her cystic fibrosis, 18-year-old Ravina Thakkar of Plainfield is a scholar who still gets royalties from her first novel and just won a scholarship that she can use when she starts at Northwestern University this fall.
Apply now for the 14th District STEMScholars Program
Submitted by Rep. Randy Hultgren
Jun 13, 2018 11:18 AM
Applications are due by June 30 to participate in STEM Scholars, a 14th Congressional District youth leadership program encouraging highly motivated and energetic high school students to become ambassadors in their communities for the possibilities provided by science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Suburban spellers take national stage Tuesday
By Madhu Krishnamurthy
May 26, 2018 4:54 PM
Nine suburban students are among 26 top regional spellers from Illinois and 519 champion spellers nationwide competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee starting Tuesday in the Washington, D.C., area.
Mobility chairs with tank treads to move veterans at Ribfest
By Marie Wilson
May 21, 2018 8:03 PM
Electric wheelchairs with tank treads for tires are coming to Ribfest in Naperville this summer to help veterans get around the sprawling festival grounds.
Navy sailor from Plainfield found dead in Washington state
Daily Herald report
May 13, 2018 6:16 PM
A Navy sailor from Plainfield who went missing in Washington state more than a week ago was found dead, ABC 7 reported.
Sailor from Plainfield missing in Washington State wilderness
By Chacour Koop
May 10, 2018 7:08 PM
A Navy sailor from Plainfield who graduated from Oswego East High School is missing after he went hiking in Washington State, ABC 7 is reporting.
Melissa McCarthy and husband Ben Falcone make comedy a family business
By Lindsey Bahr
May 11, 2018 11:44 AM
Plainfield native Melissa McCarthy has been hard at work preparing multiple projects with her husband, Ben Falcone. Two of their films hit theaters this summer: "Life of the Party" and "The Happytime Murders."
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