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Morris Youth Tackle Football has been chosen as a recipient of a $1,000 grant celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Community Foundation of Grundy County. 

A juvenile was transported to Morris Hospital with non-life threatening injuries after an accident at the intersection of Division and Maple around 4:09 PM on September 12.

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One person was seriously injured after an incident that occurred at the Jefferson Street Apartment Complex in the 400 block of West Jefferson Street around 7:30 a.m. on September 13th.

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Illinois Governor JB Pritzker joined 11 other Democratic governors from across the country this week to sign a letter urging President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to enact what Pritzker says is, "sensible gun legislation to help protect the American public from the gun violence epidemic."

From the Morris Police Department arrested was Amy Fisher, 41, of Chicago on a Cook County warrant for retail theft. She posted bond and was released.

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The Grundy County Health Department has recently collected mosquitoes in the Village of Braceville that have tested positive for West Nile Virus. This is the third batch of mosquitoes to test positive in the county. The mosquitoes were collected during the first week of September. 

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'Food insecure.' It's a relatively new term for families that don't have enough food for every family member to lead a healthy life. It means that families aren't able to purchase nutritious foods and children in these families get smaller portions than they need. According to the U.S. Depar…