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Plainfield (Will, Illinois)

Plainfield (Will, Illinois)
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL
Plainfield didn't reach 7,000 residents until 1995. Then the Will County village mushroomed, adding 20,000 new residents from mid-2005 to mid-2006 alone, to reach the current population of more than 37,000, according to the village. Read more about Plainfield, IL « Show less

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  • Fast-growing Plainfield retains quaint charm

    Fast-growing Plainfield retains quaint charm
    Plainfield may be grappling with the housing recession like many other once-fast growing suburbs, but its charming downtown, convenient location, reasonable prices and ample amenities are still attracting home buyers. Ginny and Brian Ehlers, both 41,...
  • Tom Skilling

    Tom Skilling
    Tom Skilling, WGN chief meteorologist, appears on WGN-TV weekdays on WGN Midday News, WGN Evening News and WGN News at Nine and on WGN Radio during afternoon drive and special coverage. He celebrated his 30th anniversary with WGN in August 2008. Since...
  • Sound the Alarm! Severe Weather Warnings

    Sound the Alarm! Severe Weather Warnings
    Baseball fans ran for cover at Wrigley Field on August 4, 2008 when Chicago sounded the tornado sirens. It was the first time in the ballpark's history that that happened. WGN-TV Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling recently made a trip to the Chicago...
  • October 20 - Authors Alaina and Larry Kanfer

    October 20 - Authors Alaina and Larry Kanfer
    Barns of Illinois To purchase a copy of the book: Barns of Illinois Events: October 21 noon University Club 76 East Monroe Street Chicago October 22 7:00 p.m. The Book Stall 811 Elm Street Winnetka November 7 1 p.m. Midway Village & Museum Center...
  • Medical school charges expanded

    A one-time top adviser to former Gov. George Ryan was charged Wednesday with aiding and abetting an alleged fraud on a suburban Chicago medical school by acting as a middleman in a kickback scheme. John Glennon, an influential Republican real estate...
  • Builder pleads guilty in hospital blackmail

    The head of a suburban construction business admitted Monday that he delivered an ultimatum last year to officials of Edward Hospital in Naperville: Hire his firm or have their plans to construct a hospital in Plainfield rejected by a state oversight...
  • Class AA softball state results, pairings

    The State Finals at EastSide Centre, East Peoria Fri., June 7 Belleville West 7, Lane 0 Lincoln-Way East 5, Freeport 3, 9 innings Normal Community 1, Fremd 0 Sandburg 1, Oak Park-River Forest 0 Sat., June 8 Lincoln-Way East 3, Belleville West 2 Normal...
  • 2002 boys state volleyball results

    The state finals At Hoffman Estates High School Fri., May 31 Marist d. Naperville Central, 15-4, 15-3 St. Rita d. Evanston, 15-13, 17-15 Lyons Township d. Hoffman Estates 15-11, 15-7 Lake Forest d. West Chicago 15-4, 15-12 Sat., June 1 Marist d. St....
  • 2003 Class AA girls state volleyball results

    Seedings in parentheses STATE FINALS At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 14 quarterfinals Maine South (35-3) d. New Trier 25-23, 25-21 Joliet Catholic d. Mother McAuley 25-19, 25-23 Belleville Althoff d. Normal 25-22, 25-19...
  • 2003 boys state volleyball results

    State finals At Hoffman Estates High School Fri., June 6 Hersey d. St. Rita 15-4, 15-10 Lyons d. Oak Park 15-9, 15-3 Glenbrook South d. Wheaton-Warrenville South 16-14, 7-15, 15-11 Naperville North (35-4) d. Carmel (35-1), 15-12, 15-8 Sat., June 7...
  • 2002 Class AA girls state volleyball results

    Pairings in bracket order State finals At Redbird Arena, Illinois State University, Normal Fri., Nov. 15 Barrington d. Marian Catholic 15-6, 10-15, 15-5 Normal d. Glenbrook South 12-15, 15-9, 15-13 Downers Grove South d. Moline 15-6, 15-8 Wheaton...
  • 2000 Class AA results

    The state finals At Elfstrom Stadium, Geneva Fri., June 9 New Trier 4, Edwardsville 3 Fremd 12, De La Salle 4 Joliet Catholic 11, Mahomet-Seymour 6 Moline 9, Lane Tech 0 Sat., June 10 New Trier 12, Fremd 2 (5 innings) Joliet Catholic 4, Moline 3 (9...