Local Historian Receives Square Nail Award

Courtesy of the Lyons History Video Project

Thirteen years ago, Kathleen Spring took on a project to record on videotape the life stories of Lyons pioneer families. Little did she know that it would take over a decade to complete. Her talent, persistence, and loyalty to Lyons history preservation were rewarded by the

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By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

After two sunny weeks on the beaches of Togo (West Africa, near Nigeria, just so you don’t have to drag out your atlas), Mayor Julie Van Domelen was back banging her gavel at Monday night’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. She was greeted by what else? A brief discussion about medical marijuana.

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Community Service Officers will begin Enforcement SATURDAY, MAY 5

The 2012 Enforcement will begin Saturday, May 5 and runs thru September.

Community Service Officers Tom and Ed will be enforcing the 2-hour parking on Main Street, other restricted parking areas, and paid parking in Meadow and Bohn Parks.

Parking restrictions will be enforced on WEEKENDS (Saturday and Sunday), during special events and holidays.

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Mayor Pro Tem Runs A Tight Ship

By Joseph Lekarczyk

In the interest of full disclosure, let it be known that the author of this article is married to the Mayor.

With Mayor Julie Van Domelen en route to Africa, Mayor Pro Tem Kirk Udovich got a chance to bang the gavel at Monday evening’s Board of Trustees (BOT) meeting. It was the first “real” meeting for the newly elected Board, where they actually got to “take care of business.” And, things went smoothly for Udovich, once the emergency flashflood-warning test announcement stopped interrupting his efforts to open the proceedings.

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Route For USA Pro Cycling Challenge To Come Through Lyons

For seven consecutive days, the world’s top cyclists will race through the majestic Rockies, reaching higher altitudes than they’ve ever had to endure (more than two miles in elevation). One of the largest cycling events in United States history, the 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge will feature the best of the best in professional cycling, competing on a challenging course through some of America’s most beautiful scenery. Referred to  as “America’s Race,” the second annual USA Pro

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