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  • La Grange School District 102 to host fundraisers with area businesses

    LA GRANGE – La Grange School District 102 is hosting two upcoming fundraisers in partnership with area businesses.
    May 26, 2016 - 2:30 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for May 25

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    May 25, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Boy Scout holding stuffed animal drive in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – Boy Scout Elijah Ourth from Troop 24 is conducting a stuffed animal drive for the benefit of pediatric patients at the Cicero health clini ...
    May 25, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield girls soccer wins regional title

    Riverside Brookfield’s girls soccer team topped Farragut 6-0 on May 20 to win the title at its own Class 2A regional.
    May 24, 2016 - 4:02 pm
  • Riverside police conducting Click It or Ticket campaign

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department will conduct a Click It or Ticket campaign through May 30.
    May 24, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Lightford: All children deserve same opportunity to succeed

    Time and again, we have seen the critical impact a quality education can have on a young person. However, the hard truth is that not every child in Il ...
    May 24, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Lyons Walgreens, Brookfield Zoo get in spirit of Red Nose Day

    Lyons Walgreens staff don red noses April 20 with Brookfield Zoo representatives and their animal ambassador, an anteater, to raise awareness for the ...
    May 23, 2016 - 3:12 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Riverside Brookfield set for postseason play

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 21, 2016 - 11:01 am
  • Wolves born at Brookfield Zoo head into wild

    BROOKFIELDThe Chicago Zoological Society announced the birth of a litter of five Mexican gray wolves ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Craft cider fest, art shows, new director drawn to Riverside Arts Center

    RIVERSIDE – Special events at Riverside Arts Center will include its inaugural craft cider festival, receptions for exhibits by Jennifer Taylor and Ch ...
    May 20, 2016 - 12:00 pm
  • High school baseball and softball: Postseason's first pitch coming up for Lyons Township, Nazareth

    The first pitch of the softball and baseball playoffs for Class 3A and 4A schools will soon be delivered as teams from across the state aim to make a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 6:47 am
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for May 18

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    May 18, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Riverside Arts Weekend to return May 21

    RIVERSIDE – It’s time to mark calendars for the Riverside Arts Weekend, which will grace Guthrie Park on May 21 and 22.
    May 18, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield volleyball rallies for third place in tourney

    Riverside Brookfield’s boys volleyball team defeated Leyden 25-13, 25-14 in the third-place match at the Willowbrook invite May 14.
    May 17, 2016 - 5:01 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield High School earns high marks in rankings

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside Brookfield High School District 208 is celebrating good grades of its own.It i ...
    May 17, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Amanda Gruber stars at Level 9 Championships

    It’s likely Virginia Beach, Va., will be a place Amanda Gruber remembers fondly for years to come.Gr ...
    May 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
  • Riverside events to dial in classic radio favorites

    Golden age of radio enthusiasts have two events coming up in Riverside and North Riverside, one a live performance and the other featuring musical cli ...
    May 16, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Imperial Kitchens and Baths of Brookfield wins recognition

    BROOKFIELD – Imperial Kitchens and Bath in Brookfield and its president, Larry Rych, have been selected by Remodeling magazine to join the national co ...
    May 16, 2016 - 8:07 am
  • Sudbury school in Riverside celebrates unconventional hiring model

    RIVERSIDE – With the U.S. presidential election underway, a school in Riverside is going through its own electoral process – hiring staff for the next ...
    May 13, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for May 11

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    May 11, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Letter: Springfield's delay causing harm to at-risk children

    To the editor:Police officers are equipped to deal with many difficult, dangerous situations. But th ...
    May 11, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • High school sports roundup: John Glover runs career-best times for Riverside Brookfield track

    Riverside Brookfield’s Mateo Nunez placed third in both the 800-meter run (2:01.14) and 1,600 run (4:31.15), and Dean Zigulich took third in the pole ...
    May 10, 2016 - 6:06 pm
  • SEASPAR to tee up nine-hole golf benefit

    DOWNERS GROVE – Golfers are invited to the Downers Grove Golf Course for a May 17 outing to benefit SEASPAR’s recreational programs and services for i ...
    May 10, 2016 - 1:00 pm
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for May 4

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    May 4, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • Letter: Tax hike proposal circumvents Cook County's budget process

    To the editor:A 66 percent tax increase to Cook County’s special use gasoline and fuel tax has been ...
    May 4, 2016 - 6:17 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield wins three events at track invite, boys volleyball notches win

    Mateo Nunez won the 1,600-meter run (4:36.07) and teammate Jack Sagan was second (4:49.77) for the Riverside Brookfield’s boys track and field team at ...
    May 4, 2016 - 7:35 am
  • Lyons man charged with murdering neighbors at Riverwalk Senior Residences

    LYONS – A man faces two charges of first-degree murder after allegedly stabbing two of his neighbors at the Riverwalk Senior Residences in Lyons, acco ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:56 am
  • Riverside police continue traffic enforcement campaign

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department’s Intensified Traffic Enforcement detail was operational from 2 to 9 p.m. April 13, according to a news re ...
    May 2, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Tai chi class preview set at Riverside Public Library

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside resident Tom Wilkens of Dancing Cranes Yoga and Massage will give a preview and demonstration of his upcoming tai chi class at 7 ...
    May 2, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Riverside girl donates allowance to Aspire in Hillside in honor of brother

    Gwendolen Adelman, 12, of Riverside, loves her big brother Ben. So much so that the Hauser Junior High School sixth-grader recently donated her allowa ...
    May 2, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Suburban Life recognizes local scholars, awards scholarships

    WOODRIDGE – Suburban Life Media and the DuPage Credit Union honored some of the best high school seniors in the western suburbans April 26 at the Subu ...
    April 29, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Police Reports: Riverside and Brookfield for April 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not bee ...
    April 27, 2016 - 7:00 pm
  • High school sports roundup: Riverside Brookfield's Mateo Nunez, Dean Zigulich pick up invite wins

    Mateo Nunez ran the one-mile run in 4:33.27 and clocked a time of 2:04.01 to take second in the 800-meter run, and Dean Zigulich cleared 11 feet to wi ...
    April 26, 2016 - 7:59 pm
  • Reader Poll

    What do you remember most about your high school graduation?
    How long it was
    Saying goodbye to friends
    Excitement about the future
    I don't remember it