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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 $244,000 which is roughly $125/per square foot. More West Chicago information.

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Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

Man drowns after kayak falls from Geneva Dam

Rescue boats search an area of the Fox River north of the Route 38 bridge and south of the Geneva Dam on Saturday.

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Saturday | Daily Herald

Study: Suburban schools could lose or gain if income tax drops

In this Aug. 28, 2013, file photo, Lariyah Beasley, a 4-year-old preschool student from Chicago, holds a sign during a rally outside the Chicago Board of Education headquarters in Chicago.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Kane Co. Chronicle

Former alderman gets warning in crash

GENEVA – Former 3rd Ward Alderman Ray Pawlak received a written warning notice for failure to yield in an intersection after a crash, police reports show.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Beacon-News

Man found asleep at wheel in Aurora faces DUI charge

A West Chicago man was charged with drunken driving early Wednesday morning after Aurora police found him asleep behind the wheel of his car.

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Kane Co. Chronicle

Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told those attending a multichamber legislative luncheon Wednesday at the Eagle Brook Country Club.

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The Legal Record

Can this schoolhouse be SAVED?

Yet the long-shuttered McAuley School building still maintains a shabby dignity as it sits hard along Illinois Route 38 in West Chicago.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Daily Herald

Mayor Pineda highlights West Chicago's successes

Thoughtful planning and strategic foresight, plus a philosophy of living within its means, were credited as keys to the success of the city of West Chicago's solid financial position as outlined by Mayor Ruben Pineda last week in his State of the City Address.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Daily Herald

ComEd smart meters coming to six DuPage communities next month

George Gaulrapp, external affairs manager for ComEd, gave a smart meter presentation last week to the Lombard village board.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Herald

Exhibit shows suburban railroaders, descendants

In this 1943 photograph by Jack Delano, Clarence Dwight Averill takes a break from his job as a freight train conductor.

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Daily Herald

'Prom Goes Green' at West Chicago dress giveaway

Emily Guevara, 18 of East Aurora High School finds a prom dress she likes during Thursday's "Prom Goes Green" event sponsored by USAgain at West Chicago Community High School.

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Daily Herald

Photo Contest Finalists

On a visit to Kline Creek Farm in West Chicago, I noticed the eerie message, "I am watching you," etched into a fence.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Patch.com

Local Schoolhouse Makes List of Top Ten Most Endangered Historic Places

The McAuley Schoolhouse in West Chicago has made the annual Landmarks Illinois' list of the top ten most endangered historic places.

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Patch.com

Former Youth Ministry Leader Faces Sex Abuse Charges

A 23-year-old West Chicago man is accused of having inappropriate sexual contact with two underage girl while serving as a youth ministry leader at a local church, according to prosecutors.

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Tue Apr 01, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Preservation group: Uptown Theatre, manufacturing...

Chicago's Uptown Theatre, the central manufacturing district at Ashland Avenue and Pershing Road, and two corner commercial buildings at Halsted Avenue and Willow Street, are among the Ten Most Endangered Historic Places in Illinois, according to a state preservation group.

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Daily Herald

W. Chicago school, McHenry camp among Illinois' 10 most endangered

Camp Algonquin , 1889 Cary-Algonquin road, unincorporated McHenry County: The 116-acre camp was closed in 2011 and is one of four camps built during the “Fresh Air in the Country” movement started during the late 1800s."

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Mon Mar 31, 2014

Daily Herald

West Chicago company honored for new twist on the snowplow

Richard Behan has come a long way since his first attempt to make a snowplow for everyday cars ended more than three decades ago with his vehicle stuck in a Schaumburg street.

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Tue Mar 25, 2014

Daily Herald

Spring Service Reminders for West Chicago Residents

West Chicago, Illinois: March 24, 2014 - The following is a list of City services that resume in West Chicago in the coming weeks: • Yard waste collection will resume on April 1, 2014.

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Daily Herald

Man charged in North Aurora Craigslist-related robbery

A North Aurora man has been charged with armed robbery, accused of robbing a man of a laptop computer he had advertised for sale on Craigslist.com.

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