Homewood trustees agree to sell portion of 175th Street to enable Menards expansion

Five days after a dog bit a high school runner during track practice, a Flossmoor police officer located the animal responsible for the attack.

An H-F High School athlete was bitten by a dog recently while running near this trail bridge over Butterfield Creek. (Photo by Tom Houlihan/HF Chronicle)

Patrol Officer Dan Weaver, acting on a tip from the bite victim’s father, found the dog at a residence near the Dartmouth Avenue bicycle bridge, where the attack took place April 20. The dog’s owner . . .

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Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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