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  • BGA column questions no-bid Cicero waste hauling contract

    CICERO – A column posted on the Better Government Association's (BGA) website calls into question why the town of Cicero paid a waste-processing compa ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 6:13 pm
  • Harvard will be home for Perez

    BERWYN – Weisner Perez has been a role model for Morton students already, but Friday’s decision to commit to Harvard for basketball cemented him as on ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Late Villalon field goal gets Morton past Willowbrook

    VILLA PARK – The Morton football team rallied for a last second win against host Willowbrook on Saturday. A 37-yard field goal by Rodolfo Villalon wit ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Mustangs win PepsiCo Showdown in shootout

    CHICAGO – When it comes to a penalty shootout, Morton’s Ian Chacon is an extremely valuable asset.Th ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Morton beats LT in shootout to win PepsiCo Showdown final

    CHICAGO – When it comes to a penalty shootout, Morton's Ian Chacon is an extremely valuable asset. T ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 1:25 pm
  • Morton beats Willowbrook on last-second field goal

    VILLA PARK – Morton ruined Willowbrook's homecoming with a road win on Saturday afternoon. The Musta ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Hernandez: Fall events help bring communities together

    Every fall, we are blessed to watch as residents from neighboring communities in the suburbs and in Chicago come together to celebrate important festi ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • Events for Sept. 24 to Oct. 2 across the western suburbs

    If your event is missing and you'd like to see it listed here and in our print editions, you can add ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Scatchell's in Cicero makes Hot Dog Hall of Fame

    CICERO – In 1953, Scatchell's started serving hot dogs and hasn't stopped since.To mark its mileston ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 12:51 pm
  • Backfield duo Morton’s bread and butter

    BERWYN – Having a younger player step in at your position isn’t the easiest thing to handle, but so far Morton junior running back Jose Muratalla is h ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 6:00 am
  • Fenwick on the rebound after losing to Loyola

    Fenwick’s football team was on the receiving end of a fired up Loyola team coming off its first loss of the season.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Morton soccer heading to third straight PepsiCo Showdown title game

    LA GRANGE – This year’s PepsiCo Showdown has had a familiar feeling for the Morton boys soccer team.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 2:00 pm
  • Prep roundup: LT soccer headed for PepsiCo Showdown final

    BOYS SOCCER Lyons Township The Lions are headed to the PepsiCo Showdown final after beating New Tri ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 1:00 pm
  • Hostage situation blocks both ramps to Interstate 55 at Cicero Avenue

    CICERO – The driver of a semi-trailer was arrested after holding his two children hostage after being stopped by police in the 4300 block of South Cic ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 7:24 pm
  • Turnovers help Downers Grove South beat Morton

    BERWYN – Turnovers were key in Downers Grove South's win at Morton and Jonah Johnson forced three of them.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Girls cross country previews: LT, Fenwick armed with fast runners

    The high school girls cross country season is in its early stages and as the season progresses runners will be setting their sights on the state meet ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 3:00 pm
  • Boys cross country previews: LT, Morton have conference, state aspirations

    The starting gun has already gone off for the cross country season. As teams look to cut time and make their way to the state meet in Peoria, here is ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 2:30 pm
  • Thousands attend Cicero’s Mexican Independence bash

    CICERO – Officials of Cicero’s eighth annual Mexican Independence Day activities said an estimated 15,000 people attended the celebration, held from S ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Morton East graduate named Seņorita Cicero

    CICERO – The people have decided and they have chosen Dafne Villasenor to be the 2014 Senorita Cicero.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:01 pm
  • Morton stands tall against Proviso East

    MAYWOOD – Even after a shutout defeat at the hands of Glenbard West in Week 2, Morton coach Bob Organ thought his team was improving, and it showed Sa ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:00 pm
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