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  • Take a tour of nine of the area's best golf practice facilities

    In the game of golf, practice makes perfect. The more time spent honing skills, the better the scores will be. Many golf courses have driving ranges, ...
    July 1, 2014 - 6:28 am
  • Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down for Villa Park

    THUMBS UP: What better way to celebrate the Villa Park Centennial Celebration than through food? The Friends of Villa Park Public Library gathered 200 ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 1, 2014 - 8:42 am
  • Used book sale to support local students

    LOMBARD – The rise of the personal tablet has sparked a debate among book-lovers over what method is better for reading – electronic devices or tradit ...
    July 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ian Grant: Maximize your golf practice time with a 1-hour routine

    The old adage says practice makes perfect, and the same holds true on the golf course. Practicing is ...
    July 31, 2014 - 4:30 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 ...
    July 31, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Police looking for suspects in attempted burglary

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park police are looking for two individuals who attempted to break into a home Wednesday afternoon, according to a department news ...
    July 31, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Villa Park Chamber to host Swing & Sizzle

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Chamber of Commerce will host its Swing & Sizzle Golf and Steak Fry on Aug. 13.
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fast-food workers meet in Villa Park, push minimum wage campaign

    VILLA PARK – Fast-food workers from around the country gathered in Villa Park last weekend and voted to increase their fight for $15-an-hour pay and u ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Parks & Rec to hold children's art workshop

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park Parks & Recreation will host a painting and sculpture workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. Aug. 5 at the Iowa Community Center, 338 Iowa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • Palmisano: Technology transforms District 45 classrooms

    So, what are kids up to these days in School District 45? One hundred fifty seven years have passed since the first school house opened on Meyers Road ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Big Rigs & Kids at Iowa Community Center

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park Parks & Recreation will host Big Rigs & Kids from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Iowa Community Center, 338 N. Iowa Ave.
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Rob Zombie to bring haunted houses to Odeum in Villa Park

    VILLA PARK – Musician and movie director Rob Zombie will bring his "Great American Nightmare" Halloween horror attraction to Villa Park from Sept. 26 ...
    July 29, 2014 - 4:43 pm
  • Q&A with Jim Thome: Former White Sox slugger stays connected to game in retirement

    During a 22-year Major League career that came to a close in 2012, Jim Thome hit over 600 home runs while playing for six different teams, including t ...
    July 29, 2014 - 2:04 pm
  • Villa Park to bury centennial time capsule Saturday

    VILLA PARK – Villa Park will host its centennial time capsule burial at 11 a.m. Saturday at Villa Park Village Hall, 20 S. Ardmore Ave.
    July 29, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Villa Park police to host National Night Out at Jefferson Pool

    VILLA PARK – The Villa Park Police Department will host its 31st Annual National Night Out from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 5 at Jefferson Pool, 341 N. Har ...
    July 29, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • One year later: A look at heroin overdose deaths and community response in DuPage County

    One year ago, DuPage County made headlines across the nation after 11 residents died of heroin overdose in July alone – almost half of the 23 that had ...
    July 28, 2014 - 6:15 pm
  • Villa Park native, 100, helps business dance to 20 years

    Exercising is part of a six-day-a-week regimen for 100-year-old Eleanor Olson.Just not on Sunday bec ...
    July 28, 2014 - 5:14 am
  • Sen. Connelly, Chairman Cronin to host senior health fair

    State Sen. Michael Connelly, R-Naperville, and DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin will host a free senior health fair Wednesday, according to a n ...
    July 27, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • DuPagePads gets grant from foundation

    DuPagePads Vice President of Development Janelle Barcelona (second from left) and President and CEO Carol Simler (center) thank the DuPage Community F ...
    July 27, 2014 - 3:32 am
  • Perez: Food rescue thriving at People's Resource Center

    Each month, thousands of hungry DuPage County neighbors visit one of People’s Resource Center’s two food pantries in Wheaton and Westmont to choose a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 12:45 pm
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