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  • Body found along Des Plaines River near Lyons

    A body was discovered along the Des Plaines Riverbank near I-55 and Portage Woods and was reported to the Lyons Police Department at about 5:30 p.m. W ...
    April 24, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Riverside talks about handling coyotes

    RIVERSIDE – Encounters with coyotes are something residents in Riverside deal with regularly.In 2013 ...
    April 24, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Boys track capsules: Morton, LT, RB track athletes looking for state meet berths

    The starting gun has gone off on the boys outdoor track season, but the finish line is still off in the distance as most teams have had just a pair of ...
    April 23, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Getty hammered by residents for police layoffs, but supporters show force, too

    LYONS – After all trustees were seated at an April 16 Village Board meeting, Village President Chris Getty walked into the village’s chambers to a sta ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Brookfield Historical Society to host speaker on water issues Wednesday

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Historical Society will host a speaker from the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD) on Wedne ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • 34 Riverside residents apply for concealed carry by start of April

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Police Department reported that a total of 34 Riverside residents have applied for a Concealed Carry License as of March 31.
    April 23, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Follow Riverside police on Twitter for heads up on enforcement zones

    RIVERSIDE – When Riverside Police Chief Tom Weitzel was tasked with finding solutions that would discourage speeding around school's and parks by the ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • D-208 extends contract for superintendent through 2018

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Brookfield District 208 Board of Education announced it voted to extend the district superintendent’s contract through 2018 ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • North Riverside pot dealer pleads guilty

    Mitchell R. Mayle, 22, of North Riverside was convicted April 2 after he pleaded guilty to the charge of possession of cannabis with intent to deliver ...
    April 23, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • RB summer driver’s ed registration to be held April 30

    RIVERSIDE – Summer school sign up for driver’s education will take place April 30 in the Little Theatre at 6 p.m.
    April 23, 2014 - 11:15 am
  • Prep roundup: Nazareth softball splits with Bishop Mac

    Nazareth’s softball team split Saturday’s doubleheader against Bishop McNamara, winning 7-0 and losing 4-1.
    April 22, 2014 - 3:35 pm
  • Riverside Brookfield baseball trying to find winning formula

    BROOKFIELD – This is not last year’s Riverside Brookfield baseball team. This year’s Bulldogs have t ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Riverside receives $1.5M in state grants

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside announced April 14 it has received two grants from the Illinois Department of Transportation totaling $1,572,820.
    April 22, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Brookfield library to host author Tom Montgomery Fate April 29

    BROOKFIELD – The Brookfield Public Library will host author Tom Montgomery Fate at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 29 at the library for a discussion of his boo ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:11 am
  • Riverside looking to fill commission vacancies

    RIVERSIDE – The village of Riverside announced that it is currently seeking to fill vacancies on the Historical, Landscape and Safe Environment commis ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Brookfield police continue hunt for man accused of speeding through S.E. Gross track meet

    BROOKFIELD – Investigators from the Brookfield Police Department believe they have identified the man behind the wheel of a car that suddenly drove of ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:49 pm
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    If you've ever found yourself in one of these situations, we've got something for you: • You're chat ...
    April 21, 2014 - 12:59 pm
  • Westchester resident, Lyons educator returns home after teaching in Russia

    WESTCHESTER – After spending two weeks in Russia with the Teachers for Global Classrooms program, a Westchester resident is back in the states and eag ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:24 am
  • Brookfield homeowner confronts man trying to get into his home

    BROOKFIELD – A Brookfield resident who was asleep on a couch in his living room had a rude awakening April 16 at about 2:30 a.m. when he discovered a ...
    April 19, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • Jacob and Gabriel Kaminski win titles at wrestling nationals

    Brothers Jacob Kaminski and Gabriel Kaminski started the wrestling season with big tournament titles and finished the season in the same fashion.
    April 18, 2014 - 4:06 pm
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