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Local, county, state governments prepare for winter storm (free content)

The storm forecast to hit the area tonight, tomorrow and Thursday has officials at all levels of government preparing for serious disruption.

The latest forecast by the National Weather Service indicates snowfall for our area could range from 9 to 16 inches over the next two days.

Schools in all three Homewood and Flossmoor districts will be closed Wednesday. Flossmoor village hall will be closed. The COVID-19 testing facility at South Suburban College will . . .

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Summer events

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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