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West Chicago, Illinois is located in Dupage County. Zip codes in West Chicago, IL include 60185, and 60186. The median home price in West Chicago is $259,900 which is roughly $130/per square foot. More West Chicago information.

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Yesterday | Naperville Sun

Moving the ring: Final journey of 'Big Ring' at Fermilab

State Rep. Mike Fortner woke up Saturday morning and felt like a kid waiting to ride a new bicycle, while others just seemed excited to see the end of what has been a long but exciting journey.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Daily Herald

West Chicago banners to promote healthy lifestyles

Dovetailing with a communitywide wellness initiative, Healthy West Chicago, the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced the theme for the 2015 Community Banner Art Project as "A Picture of Health."

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Daily Herald

Agency to issue housing report on Hanover Park

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Foodie for Thought: Lt. David Haynes

Chicago Police Lt. David Haynes eats fewer doughnuts and more vegan meals than you'd think.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

HipHopDx

[Interviews] Young Chop Says, "I Don't Even Know What Drill Music Is"

Exclusive: In addition to running down his work with Puff Daddy and Kanye West, Young Chop explains why Chicago artists determine the definition of "Drill."

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

CBS Local

Congressman Roskam Calls For Funds To Clean Up West Chicago Factory Site

Suburban Congressman Peter Roskam is trying to keep up the Pressure on the Department of Energy to keep funds flowing for the clean-up of radioactive waste at the old Kerr-McGee factory site in West Chicago and other places, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.

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Daily Herald

Reading program commemorates 100th anniversary of World War I

The West Chicago City Museum has teamed up with the West Chicago Public Library District to offer a new reading discussion program, Historiography, commemorating the 100th anniversary of World War I with the book "Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914" by Christopher Clark.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

St. Charles police reports

He reportedly had a dealer plate on his personal vehicle. • Mark Richard Chroust, 28, of the 1100 block of Sunset Road, Geneva, was charged Monday, July 14, with trespass on state-supported property, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of marijuana.

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Daily Herald

Two Community Block Parties Planned for West Chicago Residents

West Chicago, Illinois: July 17, 2014 – The summer season is a time for outdoor celebrations, and on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m., Reed-Keppler Park, 129 National Street will be the neighborhood gathering place for a community block party in honor of residents, business owners and local law enforcement personnel ... (more)

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Daily Herald

2015 Banner Art Theme Announced - Applications Now Available

West Chicago, Illinois: July 18, 2014 – Dovetailing with a community-wide wellness initiative, Healthy West Chicago, the West Chicago Cultural Arts Commission has announced the theme for its annual Community Banner Art Project as A Picture of Health.

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Daily Herald

More suburbs getting quiet zones for train horns

No, not that problem. Jet engines are still rattling windows in certain neighborhoods in the village bordering O'Hare International Airport.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Naperville Sun

Faith: Catholic Charities to host golf fundraiser

St. Raphael Catholic Church of Naperville is accepting applications for funds to be used for organizations in ministry.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Patch.com

West Chicago Teen Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Female Relative

A West Chicago teen has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for sexually assaulting a female relative, who was a minor at the time, when he was 16 years old, prosecutors said Monday.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Daily Herald

Parade celebrates West Chicago's railroad tradition

Railroad Days has been a tradition in West Chicago for more than four decades, and for most of those years longtime resident Barbara Toney has had a front-row seat to the festival's parade as it marched past her home.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Daily Herald

Three-car crash in W. Chicago sends two to hospital

Two people, one of whom was airlifted, were sent to the hospital after a three-car crash Saturday afternoon on Fabyan Parkway near Roosevelt Road in West Chicago.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Herald

Roskam: Federal money could push Kerr-McGee cleanup forward

The U.S. House has approved money to push forward on the decades-long pollution cleanup at the site of the former Kerr-McGee factory in West Chicago, but the project could stall if the federal government doesn't follow through.

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Daily Herald

Parade, carnival highlight West Chicago's Railroad Days

West Chicago's Railroad Days parade will step off at 1 p.m. Sunday from Ingalton and Elmwood avenues.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Daily Herald

West Chicago man acquitted of sexual assault

A 12-member DuPage County jury needed less than an hour Thursday evening to find Jose Ramirez-Alcantar not guilty of criminal sexual assault.

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Daily Herald

Third RR track coming to Geneva, as funding is announced

Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line through Geneva could start in 2016, as money has been pledged for the project.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Patch.com

Naperville Park District Awarded $2.5 Million Grant for Future Activity Center

Submitted by the Naperville Park District Governor Pat Quinn announced on July 7 the awarding of $7 million for the FY 2014 Park and Recreation Construction grants in Naperville, Aurora and West Chicago, which included a $2.5 million grant for the Naperville Park District for development of the District's planned Activity Center.

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