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Morris leases land to downtown business for parking lot
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Morris leases land to downtown business for parking lot

An lease agreement between the city of Morris and Carson Tap House will mean the addition of off street parking for customers at the popular...

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Building a better Morris
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Building a better Morris

The city of Morris is turning to the public for input on the effort to enhance the downtown experience for visitors. In August, the city council...

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Grundy County Board approves extension of solar farm permit
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Grundy County Board approves extension of solar farm permit

The members of the Grundy County Board voted to extend an agreement with Mazon Solar regarding a planned solar farm during their regular monthly...

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Grundy County residents voice opposition to proposed dog kennel
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Grundy County residents voice opposition to proposed dog kennel

A proposal to bring a dog kennel to a property in unincorporated Grundy County has been delayed, as members of the County Board look for more input...

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Will Grundy Medical Clinic receives $50,000 gift
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Will Grundy Medical Clinic receives $50,000 gift

Will-Grundy Medical Clinic recently received a $50,000 gift from AMITA Health Saint Joseph Medical Center. “Continuing to support the safety net...

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IVI of Morris adds Coal City location
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IVI of Morris adds Coal City location

This month, Illinois Valley Industries extended its employment services outside of Morris, the first expansion outside of Morris since the company...

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Channahon discusses recreational pot during public forum
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Channahon discusses recreational pot during public forum

Channahon village trustees and planning and zoning commissioners held an informational meeting this week on the subject of whether to allow retail...

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Morris Hospital named to Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals list
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Morris Hospital named to Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals list

Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers has been named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s 100 Great Community Hospitals list for the fourth year in a row....

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United Way of Grundy County supports local programs
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United Way of Grundy County supports local programs

The United Way of Grundy County is proud to support local programs through its annual Community Investment Grant. The 2020 grant process has been...

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Morris Community YMCA to reach out to the public on new site
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Morris Community YMCA to reach out to the public on new site

For more than a decade, the Morris Community YMCA has been serving residents in Grundy County by offering programs in the areas of Youth...

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Support the community through Community Foundation of Grundy County
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Support the community through Community Foundation of Grundy County

The Community Foundation of Grundy County provides a unique pathway for donors to give to causes they are care about all while bettering life in...

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Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings
News 3 months ago
Illinois Lottery expands online, mobile app ticket offerings

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Lottery is expanding the options players have to buy certain tickets without leaving the house after the General...

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Pritzker signs protections for immigrant tenants
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Pritzker signs protections for immigrant tenants

SPRINGFIELD – People who rent homes or apartments in Illinois who are not U.S. citizens have new legal protections under state law. Gov. JB...

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Report: ‘Bullying’ rife in House Speaker Mike Madigan's office
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Report: ‘Bullying’ rife in House Speaker Mike Madigan's office

SPRINGFIELD – An investigation into the “workplace culture” of Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan’s office found his former chief of staff...

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City of Morris will invest $2 million into new YMCA facility
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City of Morris will invest $2 million into new YMCA facility

The Morris Community YMCA has served folks in Grundy County for the past decade. Now, leaders with the Y announced plans for the development of a...

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Morris aims for tourism, development opportunities with long term plan
News 3 months ago
Morris aims for tourism, development opportunities with long term plan

Morris officials will dive deeper into plans to use one of the city’s most valuable assets to its benefit. Last week, the city council approved an...

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Community Foundation of Grundy County awards grant to U of I Extension
News 3 months ago
Community Foundation of Grundy County awards grant to U of I Extension

The University of Illinois Extension has been chosen as a recipient of a $1,000 grant celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation...

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Community Foundation of Grundy County: See the good in Grundy
News 4 months ago
Community Foundation of Grundy County: See the good in Grundy

Stephanie Kessler, Executive Director of Illinois Valley Industries, was on “People Are Talking” a week or so ago and I heard her say: “Peers ask...

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Community Foundation of Grundy County assists with $5,000 IVI grant
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Community Foundation of Grundy County assists with $5,000 IVI grant

Illinois Valley Industries was the recipient of a $5,000 grant made possible through a partnership between the Community Foundation of Grundy...

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Grundy County Land Use Department sets the stage for next five years
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Grundy County Land Use Department sets the stage for next five years

Grundy County has a plan in place for the next five years when it comes to waste disposal and recycling of everything from plastics and glass to...

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Grundy County zoning board gives OK to pet rescue operation
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Grundy County zoning board gives OK to pet rescue operation

A Grundy County couple will move ahead with plans to build and operate a pet rescue and sanctuary facility on their rural Wauponsee Township...

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Report: Most Illinois toddlers not fully ready for kindergarten
News 5 months ago
Report: Most Illinois toddlers not fully ready for kindergarten

SPRINGFIELD — A new report from the Illinois State Board of Education says the vast majority of children who entered kindergarten last year lacked...

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Donations for nonprofits, local groups to come from Morris hotel/motel tax
News 5 months ago
Donations for nonprofits, local groups to come from Morris hotel/motel tax

The city of Morris will utilize more than $150,000 out of its hotel/motel tax funds to give a boost to 18 local groups, civic organizations, and...

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