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Whalon Lake Water Fountain Repairs Start May 15

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Photo by Glenn P. Knoblock

The water fountain near the dog park at Whalon Lake will be out of commission for around 10 days starting Wednesday, May 15.

A contractor will be removing all of the concrete around the fountain and replacing it. Dog park patrons are encouraged to bring their own water to the site during this time period.

Updates will be posted here as necessary.


Lockport Prairie Closed Due to Flooding


The nature preserve, which serves as flood control, is closed on Wednesday, May 22, and will reopen when waters recede.

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Memorial Day Weekend Schedule


Due to the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, May 27, all Forest Preserve visitor centers — with the exception of Monee Reservoir — will be closed.

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Forest Preserve Police Continue Fundraising Efforts for Special Olympics


The team has already surpassed last year's fundraising goal and the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser is next up on May 25 in Homer Glen.

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