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  • Prep roundup: Haugen helps LT to Silver track repeat

    Lyons Township’s girls track and field team defended its West Suburban Silver title thanks in part to Emma Haugen’s impressive meet.
    May 13, 2014 - 4:00 pm
  • Police officers fallen in line of duty honored

    LYONS – The 13th annual Cook County Peace Officers Memorial, which honors police officers killed in the line of duty, paid tribute to hundreds of offi ...
    May 13, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Lyons church to get fresh look for Westmont Scout's Eagle Scout project

    LYONS – Westmont resident and member of the Darien Boy Scout Troop 97, Bradley Frederick, will be giving St. Hugh Parish in Lyons a fresh look for his ...
    May 14, 2014 - 11:33 am
  • Poppy Days begins Saturday

    BERWYN – Volunteers with fists full of paper poppies will be out in force for the nation's annual Poppy Days, which starts Saturday and runs through M ...
    May 12, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • RAW returns to Riverside this weekend

    RIVERSIDE – RAW is back!The Riverside Arts Weekend (RAW) festival returns to Riverside on Saturday a ...
    May 16, 2014 - 4:32 pm
  • Chicago area under severe thunderstorm watch until 10 p.m.

    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the Chicago area until 10 p.m. Sunday.
    May 12, 2014 - 1:23 am
  • Bulldogs take series from Glenbard South

    GLEN ELLYN – Riverside Brookfield may not be in the running to defend the Metro Suburban Conference title, but the Bulldogs made sure to impact the ra ...
    May 9, 2014 - 9:19 pm
  • Fenwick celebrates large class of college-bound athletes

    Forty Fenwick student-athletes have committed to continue their athletic pursuits in college in what is one of the largest groups of college-bound sen ...
    May 9, 2014 - 1:20 pm
  • Suburban Life honors Women of Distinction

    GLEN ELLYN – Friends, family and community members gathered to honor 12 influential women at Suburban Life Magazine's Women of Distinction Awards even ...
    May 9, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • Are libraries truly necessary?

    I have mentioned in the past that I have friends who tell me that the world no longer needs libraries, because today we have Yahoo and Google, and so ...
    May 8, 2014 - 2:11 pm
  • Police reports: Brookfield and Riverside for May 7

    BROOKFIELDWindshields shatteredTwo vehicles were reported with shattered windshields at 3:18 a.m. Ma ...
    May 8, 2014 - 1:53 pm
  • Protesters of Lyons police layoffs line street in front of Village Hall before meeting

    LYONS – Protesters of the village of Lyons' decision to lay off nearly a third of its police force in April lined Lawndale Avenue across from Village ...
    May 9, 2014 - 12:32 am
  • Former Lyons officer pleads guilty to illegal cigarette shake down

    A former Lyons police officer pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Chicago to using his status as a police officer to shake down sellers of co ...
    May 7, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Over 20 'Cut Crime Not Police' yard signs go missing in Lyons over weekend

    LYONS – Former members of the Lyons Police Department who were recently laid off went door-to-door in the village over the weekend to talk with reside ...
    May 7, 2014 - 2:54 pm
  • Prep roundup: Nazareth baseball enjoys winning weekend

    Nazareth’s baseball team picked up two shutouts over the weekend. Mike Greene pitched four scoreless ...
    May 7, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • North Riverside woman heartbroken over theft of garden statue that reminds her of daughter

    NORTH RIVERSIDE – So, what’s the big deal? It’s just a silly statue of a girl holding a jug on her shoulder. The lady who it belongs to can get anothe ...
    May 7, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Player who collapsed at basketball tournament at RB has died

    RIVERSIDE – According to a statement from the Riverside Police Department, a 16-year-old basketball player who collapsed at a tournament held Saturday ...
    May 7, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Four-year varsity players Sanchez, Waas lead RB girls soccer

    RIVERSIDE – Lia Sanchez was a freshman on the varsity soccer team, and now that Riverside Brookfield features a young team with as many freshmen as se ...
    May 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Riverside police charge woman for drunk driving on BNSF railroad tracks

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside police announced Monday that Maria E. Segura, 26, of the 8400 block of South Kenton Avenue, Chicago, was charged and arrested fo ...
    May 7, 2014 - 8:53 am
  • Riverside board is split on Montessori school’s numbers

    Riverside – The Riverside Board of Trustees was split again over the number of students allowed at a Montessori school and private home during a trans ...
    May 6, 2014 - 12:10 pm
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