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  1. Ap Photos: Talented young dancers compete in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 20 | WSFA-TV Montgomery

    The organization awards more than $250,000 a year in s... . Alyssa Almekinder, center, and young ballet dancers warm up for the Youth America Grand Prix regional semifinals at Dominican University Performing Arts Center in River Forest, Ill., Friday, Jan. 19, 2018.

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  2. Four teens - two accused of attacking officers - arrested after...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 16 | Chicago Tribune

    ... According to police, those two teens then ran off. Police said the 17-year-old boy ran across North Avenue into River Forest . Elmwood Park police, with assistance from River Forest, Oak Park and Cook County sheriff's police, arrested him in the ...

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  3. Forest preserve could be Illinoisa first Dark-Sky ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 14 | WYMG-FM Springfield

    A central Illinois forest preserve is making specific lighting changes that have it poised to become the state's first certified Dark-Sky Park. The Champaign County Forest Preserve District submitted its application this month to the International Dark-Sky Association for the designation for Middle Fork River Forest Preserve.

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  4. Forest preserve could be Illinois' first Dark-Sky ParkRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 13 | WAND-TV Decatur

    A central Illinois forest preserve is making specific lighting changes that have it poised to become the state's first certified Dark-Sky Park. The News-Gazette reports that the Champaign County Forest Preserve District submitted its application this month to the International Dark-Sky Association for the designation for Middle Fork River Forest Preserve.

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  5. Kate Conlon Christmas Basketball Tournament winnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 11 | Daily Herald

    ... St. Raymond 26th annual Kate Conlon Christmas Tournament, defeating St. Mary's (Buffalo Grove) 34-18. St. Luke (River Forest) won the Bronze Division of the St. Raymond 26th annual Kate Conlon Christmas Tournament by defeating St. Raymond-B (Mount ...

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  6. The Emerson, new full-amenity apartments in fabulous downtown Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | YoChicago

    ... locally-owned boutiques to big-box national chain stores. Whole Foods is a block west of The Emerson, in the River Forest Town Center, which is also home to a Walgreen's Pharmacy, DSW, Loft, Noodles & Company, Starbucks, Boston Market, Panera Bread, ...

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  7. Man awaiting sentencing for massive investment fraud arrested trying to flee to EcuadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 9 | South Florida Sun-Sentinel

    ... than 200 Chicago-area municipalities, school districts, park districts and other public entities, including River Forest District 90, Oak Park District 97, the villages of Oak Park and River Forest, were exposed to the alleged fraud because they ...

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  8. Forest preserve district hoping you'll see stars at Middle ForkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 5 | The News-Gazette

    From left, David Leake, director of Parkland College's Staerkel Planetarium, has been working with Lisa Sprinkle, marketing director at the Champaign County Forest Preserve District, and Matt Kuntz, superintendent at Middle Fork River Forest Preserve near Penfield, to certify Middle Fork as the first Dark-Sky Park in Illinois, including installation of new light poles that point light downward rather than toward the sky. PENFIELD - Growing up in the middle of farm country in northern Champaign County, far from street lights or anything that interferes with a view of the sky, Matt Kuntz didn't think much about being able to see lots of stars and constellations on any clear night.

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  9. Pedestrian hit by vehicle at North and Harlem; injuries not thought to be life-threatening: officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 4 | Chicago Tribune

    ... the southeast corner is in Oak Park, and the northeast corner is in Chicago. The southwest corner is in River Forest, and the northwest corner is in Elmwood Park. Traffic was affected as emergency officials arrived. As of 10 a.m., Powers said the ...

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  10. Cook County forest preserve picnic permits go on saleRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 31 | Daily Herald

    ... . People can also apply in person at Forest Preserves General Headquarters, 536 N. Harlem Ave. in River Forest. Doors will open at 7 a.m. Accepted payment methods are cash, check or credit card. Reservations for camping dates also are available; ...

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  11. Lawsuit: Oak Park contractors repeatedly defrauded homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Chicago Tribune

    ... contract cancellations and refund requests. The state's attorney's office claims residents in Oak Park and River Forest were impacted by the scheme, with six customers suffering losses totaling more than $24,500. According to the complaint, the ...

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  12. Sisk named as Luther's new volleyball coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 27 | Decorah Journal

    ... in Decorah." Sisk takes over the Norse program after serving as head volleyball coach at Dominican University, River Forest, Ill. During her one year at Dominican, she led the Stars to a record of 17-13 and received votes in the top-25. Prior to ...

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  13. New apartments at The Emerson in downtown Oak Park, a great neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 26 | YoChicago

    ... locally-owned boutiques to big-box national chain stores. Whole Foods is a block west of The Emerson, in the River Forest Town Center, which is also home to a Walgreen's Pharmacy, DSW, Loft, Noodles & Company, Starbucks, Boston Market, Panera Bread, ...

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  14. Prep roundup: DeKalb wrestling has two champs at WhitlatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    Fabian Lopez and Cobe Schmerbach picked up titles as eight DeKalb wrestlers medaled Saturday at the 52nd Annual Rex Whitlatch Invitational at Hinsdale Central. The Barbs finished second as a team behind champ Oak Park-River Forest, who finished with 2661 2. The Barbs had 1701 2 and Providence Catholic was third with 1451 2. Lopez knocked off OPRF's Nico Bolivar, 11-3, in the final.

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  15. Prep wrestling: DeKalb has two champs at WhitlatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2017 | Daily Chronicle

    ... Rex Whitlatch Invitational at Hinsdale Central. The Barbs finished second as a team behind champ Oak Park-River Forest, who finished with 266.5. The Barbs had 170.5 and Providence Catholic was third with 145.5. Lopez knocked off OPRF's Nico Bolivar, ...

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  16. Oak Park rises up, claims top Whitlatch honorsRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Oak Park-River Forest led from start to finish to win the team title at the 52nd annual Rex Whitlatch Invitational at Hinsdale Central for a second consecutive season Saturday. The Huskies blew away the competition with three individual champions and 11 top eight-medalists to outscore runner-up DeKalb , with third-place Providence Catholic far behind at 145.5. Sandburg , Minooka and Stevenson were the next three in this 24-team field, which saw a young OPRF team validate its 3A state ranking.

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  17. River Forest, IL, Fire Dept. Gets CAFS PumperRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2017 | FireHouse.com

    Pump: Darley model LDMBC 1,500-gpm pump featuring the AutoCAFS pumping system is plumbed to six compressed air foam discharges. The Darley Company is proud to build another AutoCAFS pumper for the River Forest, IL, Fire Department.

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  18. River Forest third-grader recovering after being struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2017 | Chicago Tribune

    A third-grade student in River Forest was struck by a car near Lincoln Elementary School and is recovering after undergoing surgery Monday, school officials said. According to a letter sent to parents by River Forest District 90 Superintendent Ed Condon, the Lincoln Elementary student was hit by the car at the intersection of Park and Oak avenues on Monday morning.

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  19. Physician Vitality Institute Helps Doctors Prevent and Overcome BurnoutRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2017 | Newkerala.com

    RIVER FOREST, Ill: Dianne Ansari-Winn, MD, MPH has founded the Physician Vitality Institute . The mission of the Physician Vitality Institute is to "help doctors heal the world," by helping doctors to stay healthy in mind, body and spirit.

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  20. Tour the model apartments at The Emerson in downtown Oak ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2017 | YoChicago

    ... locally-owned boutiques to big-box national chain stores. Whole Foods is a block west of The Emerson, in the River Forest Town Center, which is also home to a Walgreen's Pharmacy, DSW, Loft, Noodles & Company, Starbucks, Boston Market, Panera Bread, ...

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