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Adelphia brokers sale of Plainfield retail building
Aug 21, 2017 1:51 PM
Adelphia Properties has arranged the sale of a new retail building at 12750 S Route 59 in Plainfield for $2.6 million.
Former Naperville man charged with sex abuse
Daily Herald report
Jul 31, 2017 4:59 PM
A former Naperville man has been charged with criminal sexual abuse after police said he assaulted a 15-year-old Plainfield girl near Commissioners Park at 111th Street in Naperville.
4-H youth donate 215 birthday bags for families in need
Submitted by University of Illinois Extension
Jul 12, 2017 9:16 PM
Birthdays are important milestones for youth, but not every family can afford a celebration. With this in mind, local 4-H Club youth gathered birthday supplies and created more than 200 "birthday bags," which were donated to community families in need.
'We were very lucky': Plainfield's escape from train disaster gives town pause
By Marni Pyke
Jul 10, 2017 5:30 AM
One resident evacuated his family, another worried about her grandkids' safety as crude oil spilled June 30 from a nearby CN train in Plainfield. There was no explosion, but officials and residents say it's a reality check.
Damages top $500,000 in Plainfield stable fire
By Justin Kmitch
Jul 6, 2017 11:44 PM
Fire investigators continued searching for clues Thursday into what sparked a barn fire early Wednesday morning in Plainfield that killed 18 horses and injured two people trying to rescue the animals. Workers, meanwhile, were using a front-end loader to remove the horses killed in the blaze.
Equine community coming together after 18 horses die in Plainfield barn fire
By Marie Wilson
Jul 5, 2017 5:12 PM
Horse owners are mourning their pets or seeking new homes for their animals after an early morning barn fire Wednesday near Plainfield killed 18 horses and injured the two people who were trying to save them.
Trains running again in Plainfield after derailment
By Justin Kmitch
Jul 2, 2017 8:12 PM
Trains resumed operating through the Canadian National Railway in Plainfield Sunday morning after Friday evening's derailment that spilled about 40,000 gallons of crude oil.
Oil contained as cleanup continues in Plainfield tanker derailment
By Barbara Vitello
Jul 1, 2017 4:42 PM
Canadian National Railway spokesman says the public was not imperiled by Friday's derailment of a CNR tanker train and that the cleanup continues in Plainfield where the derailment occurred about 7 p.m. Friday.
About 40,000 gallons of crude oil leak after derailment
By Susan Sarkauskas
Jul 1, 2017 6:34 AM
As many as 25 railroad tanker cars derailed early Friday evening in Plainfield, resulting in a leak of about 40,000 gallons of crude oil, according to Plainfield police.
Moms should be remembered daily
May 14, 2017 12:01 AM
A Plainfield letter to the editor: When Mother's Day comes around, I am reminded of my mom's sacrifices, love, blessings and comfort. When I was young she supported me in all my educational and extra curricular pursuits. When I started college, her support extended to finishing my Master's degree without fail.
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