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Spanish Daily Journal
     May 9, 2019      #46-129 sdj 0
 
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The Square on Second in Manteno is a popular attraction. The mayor says the overwhelming majority of park-goers follow the rules.
Manteno vandalism deflates the fun  

MANTENO — Manteno’s Jumping Pillow opened Friday, but it closed during the weekend because of vandalism, the mayor reports.

The Jumping Pillow is an inflatable structure at the Square on Second in Manteno. With the mild weather, the park drew overflow crowds during the weekend, Mayor Tim Nugent told the village board Monday.

At some point, someone damaged the structure, making it unable to stay inflated. Police are investigating. With cameras covering the park, the mayor said, it will be hard for the culprit to deny wrongdoing.

“Hopefully, the people responsible will be ...

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