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Newspaper Index - Illinois Files by County

The links below are a list of the Illinois newspaper titles on microfilm (with holdings) that are available through the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library. All titles are available for use by visiting the library or through interlibrary loan.

For more information, see Newspaper Microfilm policies on this web site. If you have any questions please contact Jan Perone of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library at (217) 785-7941 or by email at jan.perone@illinois.gov.

Symbols & Abbreviations
 
Illinois Files By County
 

Illinois Newspapers by City
 
Illinois Missing Issues
 
Illinois Newspaper Indices by County
 
Out-of-State Newspapers
 
Out-of-State Missing Issues
 
Foreign Newspapers
 
Civil War Newspapers Holdings 1861-1865

SYMBOLS AND ABBREVIATIONS

[ ] Brackets around dates indicate an incomplete file. Brackets around a title indicate a successor title for which no issues are held.
* First issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In a few instances, preliminary issues preceded Volume I, No. 1; in others, the paper was suspended or moved away, then resumed.

X Last issue at that place, with that frequency, or under that title. In some cases, extras were issued after the end of regular publication.

= Changed to, or merged into, another frequency or title.

+ File continues to date and is being currently received.

? In list of missing issues, indicates that a regular publication date was missing, but numbering was consecutive (or fewer numbers than dates were missing). Following X in the main listing indicates that this was in all probability the final issue, but it is not certain.

LANGUAGES: Ch, Cherokee; Cr, Croatian; Cz, Czech; D, Danish; F, French; Fl, Flemish; G, German; Gr, Greek; It, Italian; J, Japanese; N, Norwegian; P, Polish; R, Russian; S, Swedish; SI, Slovenian; Sp, Spanish; Y, Yiddish. E (for English) is used only where necessary for clarity.

FREQUENCY:

bm
bimonthly
bw biweekly
d daily
i irregular
m monthly
q quarterly
qw four times a week
sm semimonthly
sw semiweekly
tw triweekly
w weekly
Unless otherwise noted newspapers listed are weeklies.

MONTHS:

Ja
January
F February
Mr March
Ap April
My May
Je June
Jl July
Ag August
S September
O October
N November
D December

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ILLINOIS FILES BY COUNTIES
(*Denotes county seat)

ADAMS - Camp Point, Clayton, Coatsburg, Columbus, Fowler, Golden, Liberty, Mendon, Payson, Plainville, *Quincy

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ALEXANDER - *Cairo, Camp Defiance

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BOND - *Greenville, Keyesport, Mulberry Grove, Pocahontas, Sorento

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BOONE - *Belvidere, Capron

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BROWN - *Mt. Sterling, Versailles

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BUREAU - Buda, DePue, Ladd, LaMoille, Manlius, Neponset, Ohio, *Princeton, Sheffield, Spring Valley, Tiskilwa, Walnut, Wyanet

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CALHOUN - Batchtown, *Hardin, Kampsville

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CARROLL - Chadwick, Lanark, Milledgeville, *Mt. Carroll, Proving Ground, Savanna, Shannon, Thomson

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CASS - Arenzville, Ashland, Beardstown, Chandlerville, *Virginia

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CHAMPAIGN - Allerton, Broadlands, Champaign, Chanute Air Force Base, Fisher, Gifford, Homer, Ivesdale, Mahomet, Ogden, Pesotum, Philo, Rantoul, Sadorus, St. Joseph, Savoy,Sidney, Tolono, *Urbana, West Urbana

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CHRISTIAN - Assumption, Edinburg, Morrisonville, Mt. Auburn, Pana, Stonington, *Taylorville

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CLARK - Casey, *Marshall, Martinsville, Oak Point, West Union, Westfield

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CLAY - Clay City, Flora, *Louisville, Sailor Springs, Xenia

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CLINTON - Breese, *Carlyle, Keyesport, New Baden, Trenton

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COLES - Ashmore, *Charleston, Humbolt, Lerna, Mattoon, Oakland

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COOK - Argo, Arlington Heights, Auburn Park, Austin, Barrington, Bartlett, Bellwood, Berwyn, Blue Island, Bremen, Brookfield, Buffalo Grove, Burnside, Burr Ridge, Calumet City, Camp Skokie Valley, *Chicago, Chicago Heights, Chicago Lawn, Cicero, Clarkdale Junction, Clyde, Congress Park, Countryside, Des Plaines, Dolton, Elk Grove Village, Elmwood Park, Evanston, Evergreen Park, Fernwood, Forest Park, Franklin Park, Gano, Glencoe, Glenview, Grand Crossing, Hanover Park, Harvey, Hegewisch, Hillside, Hoffman Estates, Indian Head Park, Kensington, LaGrange, LaGrange Park, Lansing, Lemont, Lincolnwood, Lyons, Markham, Maywood, Melrose Park, Midlothian, Morgan Park, Morton Grove, Mt. Prospect, Niles, Niles Center, Normal Park, North Riverside, Northbrook, Norwood Park, Oak Lawn, Oak Park, Orland Park, Palatine, Palos Heights, Palos Hills, Park Forest, Park Ridge, Posen, Prospect Heights, River Forest, River Grove, Riverdale, Riverside, Rogers Park, Rolling Meadows, Roseland, Schaumburg, Skokie, South Chicago, South Holland, Stickney, Streamwood, Summit, Tinley Park, Washington Heights, Westchester, Western Springs, Wheeling, Wilmette, Winhetka, Worth

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CRAWFORD - Annapolis, Duncanville, Flat Rock, Hutsonville, Oblong, Palestine, *Robinson, Stoy, West York

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CUMBERLAND - Greenup, Majority Point, Neoga, Prairie City, *Toledo

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DE KALB - Cortland, DeKalb, Genoa, Hinckley, Kingston, Kirkland, Malta, Sandwich, Shabbona, Somonauk, *Sycamore, Waterman

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DE WITT - *Clinton, Farmer City, Kenney, Wapella, Waynesville, Weldon

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DOUGLAS - Arcola, Arthur, Atwood, Hindsboro, Newman, *Tuscola, Villa Grove

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DU PAGE - Addison, Bensenville, Bloomingdale, Burr Ridge, Carol Stream, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Glen Ellyn, Glendale Heights, Hanover Park, Hinsdale, Itasca, Lisle, Lombard, Medinah, Naperville, Oak Brook, Oak Brook Terrace, Roselle, Turner/Turner Junction, Villa Park, Warrenville, Wayne, West Chicago, Westmont, *Wheaton, Willowbrook, Winfield, Wood Dale, Woodridge

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EDGAR - Brocton, Chrisman, Hume, Kansas, *Paris

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EDWARDS - *Albion, Grayville, West Salem

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EFFINGHAM - Altamont, Beecher City, Dieterich, *Effingham, Ewington, Mason, Montrose, Teutopolis

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FAYETTE - Bingham, Farina, Herrick, Ramsey, St. Elmo, *Vandalia

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FORD - Gibson City, Melvin, *Paxton, Piper City, Prospect City, Roberts, Sibley

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FRANKLIN - *Benton, Christopher, Sesser, West Frankfort, Zeigler

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FULTON - Astoria, Avon, Camp Ellis, Canton, Cuba, Fairview, Farmington, *Lewistown, London Mills, Table Grove, Vermont

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GALLATIN - Equality, Junction, New Haven, Omaha, Ridgway, *Shawneetown

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GREENE - *Carrollton, Greenfield, Kane, Roodhouse, White Hall

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GRUNDY - Braceville, Coal City, Gardner, Mazon, Minooka, *Morris

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HAMILTON - Dahlgren, *McLeansboro

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HANCOCK - Augusta, Bowen, *Carthage, Dallas City, Fountain Green, Hamilton, LaHarpe, Nauvoo, Plymouth, Warsaw

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HARDIN - Cave-in-Rock, *Elizabethtown, Rosiclare

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HENDERSON - Biggsville, Gladstone, Lomax, Media, *Oquawka, Raritan, Sagetown, Stronghurst

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HENRY - *Cambridge, Galva, Geneseo, Kewanee, Orion, Woodhull

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IROQUOIS - Ashkum, Buckley, Chebanse, Cissna Park, Clifton, Crescent City, Danforth, Donovan, Gilman, Loda, Martinton, Middleport, Milford, Onarga, Sheldon, Thawville, *Watseka, Woodland

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JACKSON - Ava, Bradley, Campbell Hill, Carbondale, DeSoto, Elkville, Grand Tower, Jacob, Makanda, *Murphysboro

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JASPER - *Newton, Ste. Marie, Willow Hill

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JEFFERSON - Ina, *Mt. Vernon, Waltonville

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JERSEY - Brighton, Grafton, *Jerseyville

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JO DAVIESS - Apple River, East Dubuque, Elizabeth, *Galena, Hanover, Nora, Stockton, Warren

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JOHNSON - New Burnside, *Vienna

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KANE - Aurora, Batavia, Blackberry, Carpenterville, Dundee, Elbum, Elgin, *Geneva, Hampshire, North Aurora, St. Charles, South Elgin, Sugar Grove

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KANKAKEE - Bourbonnais, Herscher, Hopkins Park, *Kankakee, Manteno, Momence, Reddick, St. Anne

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KENDALL - Lisbon, Little Rock, Millington, Oswego, Plano, *Yorkville

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KNOX - Abingdon, East Galesburg, *Galesburg, Knoxville, Maquon, Oneida, St. Augustine, Watega, West Galesburg, Williamsfield, Yates City

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LAKE - Albion, Antioch, Barrington, Deerfield, Fort Sheridan, Fox Lake, Grayslake, Great Lakes, Highland Park, Lake Forest, Lake Villa, Lake Zurich, Libertyville, Lincolnshire, Lindenhurst, Little Fort, Mundelein, North Chicago, Nunda, Round Lake, South Waukegan, Wauconda, *Waukegan, Zion

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LA SALLE - Earlville, LaSalle, Leland, Lostant, Lowell, Marseilles, Mendota, *Ottawa, Peru, Ransom, Rutland, Seneca, Streator, Tonica, Utica

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LAWRENCE - Birds, Bridgeport, *Lawrenceville, Russellville, St. Francisville, Sumner

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LEE - Amboy, Ashton, Compton, *Dixon, Franklin Grove, Paw Paw, West Brooklyn

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LIVINGSTON - Chatsworth, Cornell, Cullom, Dwight, Emington, Fairbury, Flanagan, Forrest, Long Point, Odell, *Pontiac, Reddick, Streator

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LOGAN - Atlanta, Beason, Chestnut, Emden, *Lincoln, Middletown, Mt. Pulaski, New Holland

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MC DONOUGH - Adair, Bardolph, Blandinsville, Bushnell, Colchester, Good Hope, Industry, *Macomb, Prairie City, Sciota, Tennessee, Walnut Grove

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MC HENRY - Algonquin, Cary, Crystal Lake, Harvard, Hebron, Huntley, McHenry, Marengo, *Woodstock

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MC LEAN - Arrowsmith, Bellflower, *Bloomington, Carlock, Chenoa, Colfax, Cooksville, Danvers, Gridley, Heyworth, LeRoy, Lexington, McLean, Normal, Saybrook, Stanford,Towanda

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MACON - Argenta, Blue Mound, *Decatur, Forsyth, Harristown, Macon, Maroa, Mt. Zion, Niantic, Oreana, Warrensburg

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MACOUPIN - Benld, Brighton, Bunker Hill, *Carlinville, Gillespie, Girard, Medora, Modesto, Mt. Olive, Palmyra, Shipman, Staunton, Virden

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MADISON - Alton, Collinsville, East Alton, *Edwardsville, Granite City, Highland, Lower Alton, Madison, St. Jacob, Troy, Upper Alton, Wood River, Worden

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MARION - Central City, Centralia, luka, Kinmundy, Odin, Patoka, *Salem, Sandoval

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MARSHALL - Henry, *Lacon, LaRose, Sparland, Toluca, Varna, Wenona

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MASON - Easton, *Havana, Kilbourne, Manito, Mason City, San Jose

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MASSAC - Brookport, Joppa, *Metropolis

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MENARD - Athens, Greenview, *Petersburg, Tallula

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MERCER - *Aledo, Keithsburg, Matherville, New Boston, Seaton, Sherrard, Viola

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MONROE - Columbia, *Waterloo

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MONTGOMERY - Coffeen, Farmersville, *Hillsboro, Irving, Litchfield, Nokomis, Raymond

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MORGAN - Chapin, Franklin, *Jacksonville, Meredosia, Murrayville, Waverly

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MOULTRIE - Bethany, Dalton City, Lovington, *Sullivan

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OGLE - Byron, Creston, Forreston, Grand Detour, Lane, Leaf River, Monroe Center, Mt. Morris, *Oregon, Polo, Rochelle, Stillman Valley

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PEORIA - Bartonville, Brimfield, Camp Bradley, Chillicothe, Dunlap, Elmwood, Glasford, Hanna City, *Peoria, Peoria Heights, Princeville, Trivoli

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PERRY - DuQuoin, *Pinckneyville, Tamaroa

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PIATT - Atwood, Bement, Cerro Gordo, Deland, Hammond, Ivesdale, Mansfield, *Monticello

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PIKE - Barry, Baylis, Griggsville, Hull, Kinderhook, Milton, Nebo, New Canton, Perry, *Pittsfield, Pleasant Hill

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POPE - *Golconda

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PULASKI - Emporium, *Mound City, Mounds

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PUTNAM - Granville, *Hennepin

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RANDOLPH - *Chester, Columbus, Coulterville, Evansville, Kaskaskia, Menard, Percy, Prairie du Rocher, Red Bud, Rockwood, Sparta, Steeleville, Walsh

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RICHLAND - Noble, *Olney

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ROCK ISLAND - East Moline, Hampton, Hillsdale, Milan, Moline, Port Byron, Reynolds, *Rock Island, Stephenson

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ST. CLAIR - *Belleville, Cahokia, Dupo, East St. Louis, Fairview Heights, Freeburg, Lebanon, Marissa, Mascoutah, Millstadt, New Athens, New Baden, O’Fallon, Rock Spring, Scott Air Force Base

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SALINE - Carrier Mills, Eldorado, *Harrisburg, Raleigh

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SANGAMON - Auburn, Buffalo, Chatham, Divernon, Illiopolis, Mechanicsburg, New Berlin, Pawnee, Pleasant Plains, Riverton, Rochester, *Springfield, Williamsville

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SCHUYLER - Camden, *Rushville

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SCOTT - Bluffs, Manchester, Naples, *Winchester

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SHELBY – Cowden, Findlay, Herrick, Moweaqua, Oconee, *Shelbyville, Stewardson, Strasburg, Windsor

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STARK - Bradford, LaFayette, *Toulon, Wyoming

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STEPHENSON - Davis, *Freeport, German Valley, Lena, Orangeville, Pearl City, Winslow

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TAZEWELL - Armington, Delavan, East Peoria, Green Valley, Hopedale, Mackinaw, Minier, Morton, *Pekin, Tremont, Washington

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UNION - Anna, Cobden, Dongola, *Jonesboro

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VERMILION -Allerton, Catlin, *Danville, Fairmount, Fithian, Georgetown, Hoopeston, Potomac, Rankin, Ridgefarm, Rossville, Sidell, Tilton, Westville

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WABASH - *Mt. Carmel

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WARREN - Alexis, Kirkwood, *Monmouth, Roseville

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WASHINGTON - *Nashville, Okawville

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WAYNE - *Fairfield, Wayne City

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WHITE - Burnt Prairie, *Carmi, Crossville, Enfield, Grayville, New Haven, Norris City

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WHITESIDE - Albany, Coleta, Erie, Fulton, *Morrison, Prophetstown, Rock Falls, Sterling, Tampico

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WILL - Beecher, Bolingbrook, Braidwood, Camp Des Plaines, Crete, Frankfort, *Joliet, Juliet, Lockport, Manhattan, Mokena, Monee, Peotone, Plainfield, Romeoville, Wilmington

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WILLIAMSON - Carterville, Creal Springs, Herrin, Johnston City, *Marion

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WINNEBAGO - Camp Grant, Durand, Loves Park, Machesney Park, Pecatonica, *Rockford, Roscoe, Winnebago

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WOODFORD - Benson, El Paso, *Eureka, Metamora, Minonk, Washburn

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