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Saturday, September 24, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Barker wins Illinois journalism award »
Barker wins Illinois journalism award Bureau County Republican Senior Staff Writer Donna Barker has been named first run...
Monday, September 19, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Stearns Road bridge ceremony draws bikers, hikers »
Stearns Road bridge ceremony draws bikers, hikers It’s been open to traffic since spring, but the new Stearns Road Brid...
Wednesday, September 14, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schaumburg CAN spreads word on healthy lifestyles »
Schaumburg CAN spreads word on healthy lifestyles Several Schaumburg groups are teaming up to advocate for healthy life...
Monday, September 12, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Worthy goal should become a model »
Worthy goal should become a model First, some facts and figures from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control: • Obesity am...
Monday, September 12, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Groundbreaking today at Carol Stream’s McCaslin Park »
Groundbreaking today at Carol Stream’s McCaslin Park Last year, Carol Stream Park District voters approved a $37 million...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Des Plaines celebrates new park »
Des Plaines celebrates new park On Saturday, Aug. 27, the Des Plaines Park District celebrated the grand opening of Kyle...
Tuesday, September 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Carol Stream Parks Ready to Break Ground at McCaslin »
Carol Stream Parks Ready to Break Ground at McCaslin Carol Stream Park District will break ground Sept. 8 on a new-look...
Friday, September 2, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Schaumburg Agencies Team Up to Fight Childhood Obesity »
Schaumburg Agencies Team Up to Fight Childhood Obesity Amid startling information about obesity among its schoolchildren...
Friday, September 2, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Unveils Healthy Vending Machines »
Park District Unveils Healthy Vending Machines You just had a workout at a Chicago Park District field house, and now y...
Friday, August 26, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
SEASPAR Celebrates 35th Summer of Smiles »
SEASPAR Celebrates 35th Summer of Smiles More than 350 participants enjoyed 180 recreation programs through SEASPAR thi...
Thursday, August 25, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Dedication set for American Airlines Flight 191 memorial »
Dedication set for American Airlines Flight 191 memorial On the anniversary of their parents’ horrific death, sisters M...
Monday, August 22, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lake County Forest Preserve Launches Smart Phone App »
Lake County Forest Preserve Launches Smart Phone App Stay connected to what’s going on in your local forest preserve w...
Monday, August 15, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Grants Allow Illinois Parks to Hire 760 Teen Workers »
Grants Allow Illinois Parks to Hire 760 Teen Workers It was a stroke of good fortune for teens who couldn’t land summer...
Monday, July 25, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Science First: 34 Graduate from Lake County Forest Preserves Program »
Science First: 34 Graduate from Lake County Forest Preserves Program Melissa Garza used her passion for science to stud...
Wednesday, July 20, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Suburban Summer Camps Keep Kids Safe with Water/AC »
Suburban Summer Camps Keep Kids Safe with Water/AC A stifling heat wave has caused park officials across the suburbs to...
Wednesday, July 13, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Video shows why Rockford Park District is among nation's best »
Video shows why Rockford Park District is among nation's best The Rockford Park District showed a video that's being us...
Monday, July 11, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
DuPage park districts organize teen texting contest »
DuPage park districts organize teen texting contest How fast can you text? Do your thumbs fly over the keys when sending...
Thursday, July 7, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Magazine names St. Charles No. 1 U.S. town for families »
Magazine names St. Charles No. 1 U.S. town for families The city has an average of 30 acres of park space per person.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Area restaurants at it again in WSSRA fundraiser »
Area restaurants at it again in WSSRA fundraiser The competition is heating up between local business owners compe...
Friday, June 17, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
St. Charles Park District Celebrates 100 Years of Community Service »
The year was 1911. In England, the luxury ocean liner Titanic was launched and an airplane landed after making the country...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Golf outing benefits WDSRA programs »
Golf outing benefits WDSRA programs It never takes Tom Corrigan long to round up a few buddies for a day of golf — even...
Tuesday, June 14, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
iPod Gives Woodrige Man a Voice »
iPod Gives Woodrige Man a Voice An employee at a Bolingbrook Walgreens, Jason Grudem was recognized during SEASPAR’s se...
Thursday, June 9, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Mundelein, Vernon Hills pools spend more than $150,000 to comply with federal law »
Mundelein, Vernon Hills pools spend more than $150,000 to comply with federal law Vernon Hills pools spend more than...
Monday, June 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Glen Ellyn man skydives to support WDSRA »
Glen Ellyn man skydives to support WDSRA Most of us in Dan Bak’s position would have a few questions racing through our...
Friday, June 3, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Forest preserve fighting invasives »
Forest preserve fighting invasives The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County Board of Commissioners recently forma...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
South Barrington Park District Launches Club Fusion Kids Fitness Center »
South Barrington Park District Launches Club Fusion Kids Fitness Center The South Barrington Park District is launching...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park District Lands Grant for Skate Park, Tennis Courts »
Park District Lands Grant for Skate Park, Tennis Courts For at least five years, the New Lenox Community Park District...
Tuesday, May 31, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
DuPage forest district joins fight against invasive species »
DuPage forest district joins fight against invasive species The Forest Preserve District of DuPage County has joined wi...
Friday, May 27, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Park agencies get almost $1 million in grants »
Park agencies get almost $1 million in grants Nearly a million dollars in state grants has been awarded to three Champa...
Tuesday, May 24, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Defibrillator saves man on golf course in Mahomet »
Defibrillator saves man on golf course in Mahomet It was a gloomy day at the golf course. Upper 40s and windy. "It kin...
Thursday, May 19, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Antioch drops nonresident recreation program fees »
Antioch drops nonresident recreation program fees Antioch will drop its nonresident fees for parks and recreation...
Tuesday, May 17, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
New Appreciation for Slow and Toothless Creatures »
New Appreciation for Slow and Toothless Creatures Our trip to The Grove in Glenview was an eye-opener to the world of re...
Monday, May 9, 2011   (1 Comment - view/add)
Naperville Park District Takes Holistic Approach »
Naperville Park District Takes Holistic Approach When residents picked up their rain barrels last month at the Napervill...
Friday, May 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bloomingdale Invites Kid to Play with Kites, Trucks »
Bloomingdale invites kids to play with kites, trucks Bloomingdale Park District officials have placed a special order w...
Friday, May 6, 2011   (0 Comments - view/add)
County park districts exploring joint levy request »
County park districts exploring joint levy request Clark County’s two park districts are considering teaming up on a le...

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