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  • Flowers: Meekness plays important role in disability work

    Having worked at NEDSRA for a few years now, I’ve gotten a sense that working here is different from any other job I have had previously. I have not b ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 2:12 pm
  • Willowbrook junior wins award for research

    VILLA PARK – Willowbrook junior Sally Nijim won the LMI Aerospace Inc. Award for Excellence in Research.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:43 am
  • Library expansion plans hinge on Joliet Diocese review

    VILLA PARK – A decision by the Joliet Catholic Diocese will play a key role in how expansion plans progress at the Villa Park Public Library.
    Sept. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DuPage forest preserve board to cast third vote to hire new executive director

    As the famous quote from former baseball player Yogi Berra goes, "It's like dčjá vu all over again."
    Sept. 20, 2014 - 9:42 pm
  • Girls cross country previews: State meet goals for Willowbrook, Montini, area teams

    The high school girls cross country season is in its early stages and as the season progresses runners will be setting their sights on the state meet ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Boys cross country previews: Seniors pace Willowbrook, Montini

    The starting gun has gone off on the boys cross country season and area teams are hoping the season ends with a trip to Peoria for the state meet. Her ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Trial begins for Villa Park man accused of 2013 home invasion

    VILLA PARK – A bench trial began Wednesday for a Villa Park man charged in a February 2013 home invasion.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:49 am
  • Student becomes master at Joe's Dojo

    VILLA PARK – Seeing his name posted across the front of his own dojo will seem unreal for Joe Garvey.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 9:54 am
  • 15-year-old leads mission to renovate local playgrounds

    LOMBARD – Bianca Spalla was swinging from these monkey bars and zipping down these slides just a few years ago.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 9:46 am
  • Turnovers too much for Warriors to overcome

    VILLA PARK – Six turnovers doomed Willowbrook in Week 3, and now the Warriors are staring at an 0-3 record.
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 6:30 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: Here's a nod to creativity. Just about everybody has watched an online video of someone they know dumping cold water on their head for the ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 5:00 am
  • Residents invited to roadway town hall meetings

    VILLA PARK – The village invites residents to three town hall meetings to discuss road conditions, roadway improvements and a road referendum ballot q ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Police Reports for Villa Park

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Villa Park Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a cri ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Villa Park residents invited to wastewater open house

    VILLA PARK – Residents are invited to an open house at the Salt Creek Sanitary District next month.T ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dillard talks funding, future for Metra, RTA at DuPage meeting

    Facing a future filled with expensive capital replacements, Regional Transportation Authority Chairman Kirk Dillard said Tuesday that Metra will get m ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 8:31 am
  • Veterans Benefits Event coming to Villa Park VFW

    VILLA PARK – The fifth annual Veterans Benefits Event will be held Sept. 27 at the Villa Park Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #2801, 39 E. Saint Charles ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Golf Under the Stars fundraiser to return to Sugar Creek

    VILLA PARK - The Kiwanis Club of Villa Park will hold its annual Golf Under the Stars fundraiser Oct. 3 at Sugar Creek Golf Course, 500 E. Van Buren S ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • McGuire: Family Shelter Service helps kids in need go back to school

    At Family Shelter Service, emergency shelter requests often rise in the summer. The main reason? Kids are out of school.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 7:05 pm
  • Villa Park businesses, groups invited to Halloween Happenings

    VILLA PARK – Parks and Recreation invites Villa Park-area merchants, scout groups, clubs and organizations to participate in Halloween Happenings.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 2:15 pm
  • Medical marijuana dispensary withdraws application from Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – A week after Villa Park hosted a public meeting about a proposed medical marijuana dispensary, the company has withdrawn its request.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 2:18 pm
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