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  • Police reports: Riverside, Brookfield and Lyons for May 14

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • RB girls water polo building for the future

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside Brookfield girls water polo program has gone through a lot of change in recent years.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • Riverside trustees fill open commission spots

    RIVERSIDE – At the Riverside Board of Trustees regular meeting May 1, Village President Ben Sell announced a series of appointments to fill open posit ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Jack Phelan Chevrolet donates to McCook

    LYONS – Jack Phelan Chevrolet, 4000 S. Harlem Ave., announced it has partnered with the Lyons McCook Little League in Lyons as part of a national Chev ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Riverside branch of AAUW to present awards Sunday

    RIVERSIDE – The Riverside branch of the American Association of University Women will hold their spring tea awards ceremony Sunday.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • D-103 anti-bullying program nets support from Elé Corp.

    McCOOK – A McCook-based chemical manufacturing company announced it has made a donation to support a Lyons School District 103 anti-bullying program, ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Bulldogs bite back

    GLEN ELLYN – Riverside Brookfield's baseball may not be in the running to defend its Metro Suburban Conference title, but thanks to the efforts of Wil ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • 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.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • RAW returns to Riverside this weekend

    RIVERSIDE – RAW is back!The Riverside Arts Weekend (RAW) festival returns to Riverside on Saturday a ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • 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.
    July 25, 2014 - 4:35 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 am
  • Police reports: Brookfield and Riverside for May 7

    BROOKFIELDWindshields shatteredTwo vehicles were reported with shattered windshields at 3:18 a.m. Ma ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
  • 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:37 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 ...
    July 25, 2014 - 4:36 am
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