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  • Boo! at the Zoo offers spooky family fun

    BROOKFIELD – Animals thought to be scary and associated with Halloween – such as bats, scorpions, spiders, owls, snakes, wolves and ravens – will be h ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Letter: Vote yes on District 102 referendum

    To the editor:School District 102 has a $3 million tax increase referendum on the November ballot. W ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 10-16

    Hillary Clinton and womenSpare us the hysterics about Mr. [Donald] Trump’s self-described “locker ro ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Letter: Paid sick leave ordinance raises concerns

    To the editor:The Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a major regulation establishing mandator ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 7:37 am
  • DuPage, Cook County schools to partner for Options Fair for students with disabilities

    Several area high schools will join together to host an Options Fair for students with disabilities, aimed at helping them transition after graduating ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • New Metra BNSF schedule starts

    The BNSF Railway is now operating under a new schedule to better reflect actual operating conditions and to minimize customer wait times, according to ...
    Oct. 17, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Oct. 3-9

    Haunted house too noisyIt’s that time of year again, Halloween, and we live in Cicero. It’s wonderfu ...
    Oct. 18, 2016 - 8:03 am
  • High school boys soccer: Adan Carriedo a key to Morton's success as Mustangs, area teams start playoffs

    BERWYN – There have been plenty of key parts to the rise to No. 1 in both Illinois and national polls for Morton’s boys soccer team.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:00 pm
  • 5 things do do this weekend in DuPage County, Cook County

    GLASS PUMPKIN PATCHWhere: Morton Arboretum, 4100 Route 53, LisleWhen: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Oct. ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Lyons Township, Nazareth boys send two to state golf

    Lyons Township’s boys golf team wasn’t able to book a trip to the Class 3A state tournament as a team, but Patrick Akaniroj and Griffin Wasz had good ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 7:42 pm
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 26 - Oct. 2

    Need more office space?I was wondering if the village is going ahead with building a new Village Hal ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • High school football: IC's second half blitz leads to Riverside Brookfield loss

    ELMHURST – Riverside Brookfield was intent on stopping IC Catholic running back Jordan Rowell.That w ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Police Reports: Brookfield, La Grange Park and Riverside for Oct. 5

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:00 pm
  • Federal judge nixes Election Day polling place voter registration in Illinois

    A federal judge has decided there will be no polling-place registration this Election Day, ruling that a state law allowing it is unconstitutional.
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Special report: Hofstra University student from Riverside reports from campus during first presidential debate

    On Sept. 26, Hofstra University in Hempstead, N.Y., was abuzz with activity for the first presidential debate.
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • High school football: Passing game lifts IC Catholic against Riverside Brookfield

    ELMHURST– Riverside Brookfield was intent on stopping IC Catholic running back Jordan Rowell.That wa ...
    Oct. 1, 2016 - 1:10 am
  • Suburban Life Sound Off: Sept. 19-25, 2016

    Jobs are out thereIn regard to the job market, almost every day I walk past local businesses that ar ...
    Sept. 30, 2016 - 10:13 am
  • Letter: Donating blood saves lives

    To the editor:It’s high time that citizens of this country woke up to one cold, hard fact of life.We ...
    Sept. 29, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Brookfield Fine Arts Festival returns to Kiwanis Park

    BROOKFIELD – Visitors to Brookfield’s Fine Arts Festival can expect the same high-quality artists and excellent live music at this year’s event, but t ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:42 pm
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