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Lyons block party a hit

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Lyons block party a hit

Lyons block party a hit Annual event filled with food and fun By Steve Metsch Lyons Village trustee Pat Alonzi was taking a well-deserved break Sunday afternoon. She rested on a folding chair during the annual block party she helps hosts every year in the village. “My legs,” she confided, “are killing me.” Alonzi, 81,…

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Worth the wait

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Worth the wait

Worth the wait Stallions capture La Grange Men’s League title By Steve Metsch Pitching, defense and patience paid off for the Brookfield Stallions baseball team. A complete game by starting pitcher Jon Kleinmeyer and several clutch plays on defense helped the team win its first championship Sunday in the La Grange Men’s Adult Baseball League….

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Police in the schools

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Police in the schools

Police in the schools Bridgeview approves officer in two schools By Steve Metsch The village of Bridgeview is entering into an intergovernmental agreement with Indian Springs School District 109 to have a police officer assigned to Bridgeview Elementary and Lyle Elementary schools. The officer, called a “school resource officer,” would be stationed in each school…

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National Night Out a success

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National Night Out a success

National Night Out a success Brookfield police pleased with turnout  By Steve Metsch Brookfield Police Lt. James Burdett was pleased by the large turnout for National Night Out. “It’s nice coming together, the community and police department, (to) foster positive relations. It means a lot to us, the community comes out and supports us. We…

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Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

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Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa

Quad Cities Casinos Ready for New Sports Betting in Iowa Quad Cities (August 15, 2019) – Starting at noon on August 15, 2019, sports betting is now legal in Iowa, including on mobile devices that have a registered account.  The two Iowa casinos in the Quad Cities are ready for people to start wagering. Both…

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

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Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school

Oak Park Police increase presence as students return to school With the new school year about to get underway, Oak Park Police are preparing to ramp up enforcement efforts to protect the many students who walk and bicycle along community streets to and from neighborhood schools. Additional enforcement efforts are planned at key crossings and…

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