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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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  • 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...
  • Is Chicago Ready for the Next Plainfield Tornado?

    Is Chicago Ready for the Next Plainfield Tornado?
    Next weekend marks the 20th anniversary of the deadly Plainfield tornado that killed 29 people and caused 165-million dollars worth of damage in Will County. We've learned a lot about tornadoes since then. But, as Chief Meteorologist Tom Skilling reports,...
  • 2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado

    2010: Plainfield, 20 years after the tornado
    For longtime Plainfield residents, Aug. 28, 1990, is a touchstone, an indelible memory like where you were when the jets hit the World Trade Center or when Kennedy was shot. The tornado touched down outside Oswego about 3:15 p.m., and the 200 mph winds...
  • Plainfield disaster led to better warnings

    Plainfield disaster led to better warnings
    For scientists and weather researchers, the tornado that tore a path through suburban Plainfield 20 years ago this week was like something out of a horror movie. With twisting, razor-sharp winds in excess of 200 mph, the F5 tornado that toppled schools...
  • 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...
  • 2003 class AA girls state softball results

    State finals At EastSide Centre, East Peoria Fri., June 13 East Moline 6, Andrew 0 Belleville East 1, Lake Zurich 0 Lake Park 2, York 1 Oak Park 4, Glenbard South 1 Sat., June 14 Belleville East 2, East Moline 0 Lake Park 6, Oak Park 3, 8 innings Third...
  • 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...