June 12th, 2018 2:42 PM
The Riverside-Brookfield Landmark took home four first-place awards during the Illinois Press Association's annual Best of the Press newspaper competition in Bloomington on June 8.
June 24th, 2015 2:27 PM
The roughly 13-mile ride, which begins in River Forest and then winds its way through Oak Park, Forest Park, North Riverside and Brookfield, ending at Brookfield Zoo.
June 16th, 2015 3:05 PM
Despite a tornado warning and flash floods, the Landmark coverage area came away from Monday's heavy rains relatively unscathed. While water started ponding in some streets in Brookfield, North Riverside and Riverside, the flooding didn't amount to much, according to officials in all three towns.
June 12th, 2015 2:06 PM
Anyone who knew the late Judy Baar Topinka knows that she was an inveterate estate sale and garage sale freak. When you heard stories about Topinka's habit of haunting such sales through the years, you may have wondered just what she picked up and brought home.
April 16th, 2015 1:51 PM
Village Clerk Cathy Colgrass Edwards remains hospitalized and is recovering after surgery at LaGrange Memorial Hospital.
April 9th, 2015 3:33 PM
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Des Plaines River at Riverside, predicting that the river will reach flood stage by Friday afternoon due to heavy rains sweeping through northern Illinois.
March 19th, 2015 3:21 PM
If there's one thing newspapers don't like, it's being in the news. But that's where a newspaper serving Brookfield, along with about a dozen other southwest suburbs, found itself on Thursday, as the subject of an investigation by the Better Government Association. An article published March 19 on the BGA website alleged that more than a dozen editorials published by the Desplaines Valley News were plagiarized from other news organizations, from the Washington Post to the Daily Beast.
March 2nd, 2015 9:41 AM
On Tuesday, March 10 voters will have a chance to see and hear some or all of the candidates sound off on issues facing the school district during a candidate forum moderated by the LaGrange Area League of Women Voters. The forum will run from 7 to 8 p.m. in the gym at George Washington Middle School, 4100 Joliet Ave. in Lyons. Attendees are asked to enter the school through Door 19.
February 13th, 2015 10:47 AM
In case you missed it, Riverside got a little facetime on TV this morning as Fox-32 featured the village as part its Hometown Friday feature.
February 11th, 2015 9:32 AM
The day after the Feb. 1 blizzard, many schools decided to close their doors. But few districts, including Riverside-Brookfield High School District 208 opened their doors on Feb. 2. Attendance was admittedly lower, but we didn't know exactly how many students and teachers stayed home from RBHS that day until we filed a FOIA for the information. here's what we found.
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