Stories about Byron, Illinois
After two scintillating wins in the 3A playoffs, Byron’s 35-7 conquest of Tolono Unity in the IHSA finals almost came too easily. Jumping out to a 20-0 lead, the Tigers gained a sweet dose of redemption after two narrow losses in the championship games in 2018 and 2019.
All-State running back Chandler Binkley scored a 3-yard touchdown run on fourth and goal with five seconds left, and took in the two-point conversion, as Byron stunned IC Catholic Prep with two touchdowns in the final four minutes for a 15-14 win in a Class 3A semifinal in Elmhurst.
An indoor holiday market featuring unique gifts and tasty treats will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Byron Museum of History, 110 N. Union St.
Evidence coming to light in the first-degree murder case of Duane Meyer may be suppressed if the defense can convince a judge that investigators lied to obtain it.
House vote on state energy bill welcome, but for the folks in Byron, the nuclear generating station won't be saved until legislation clears the senate.
Aspiring archaeologists can learn about arrow heads, spear points and prehistoric tools
It's been nearly 5 years since Maggie and Amos Meyer, 3, were killed in Byron