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  • Montgomery Rotary Club welcomes new member

    The Rotary Club of Montgomery welcomed the Montgomery Police Department as a new club member. Deputy Chief Armando Sanders will be the primary represe ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Oswego Optimists hosting Chalk the Walk Aug. 16

    The Oswegoland Optimist Club will sponsor its third annual Chalk the Walk event, a community service project held in conjunction with the Village of O ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Hilltop Gardeners Garden Club members gathered for a photo at the home of Scott Parkhurst of Yorkville during the 2015 Annual Garden Walk. Parkhurst’s ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 2:11 pm
  • Hilltop Gardeners will not meet in August

    The Hilltop Gardeners Garden Club will not meet in August, to allow for a vacation break in the club’s regular schedule. The club usually meets on the ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 2:09 pm
  • Oswego Building Permits

    Building permits issued for week of July 23.Permit #                               Address           ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • Boulder Hill resident to seek road commissioner's job

    Rick Jacobsen, a lifelong resident of Boulder Hill, announced his candidacy for Oswego Township Road Commissioner Tuesday.
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 1:59 pm
  • Police issue 39 citations during work zone crackdown

    The Oswego and Yorkville Police Departments and Kendall County Sheriff’s Office issued 39 citations for speeding and 73 warnings during a collective t ...
    NEW: July 28, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Plano to spray for mosquitos

    Clarke, a mosquito spraying company, was hired Monday by Plano City Council members to spray the cit ...
    July 28, 2015 - 12:14 pm
  • Kendall County Forest Preserve District hikes rental fees

    It's going to cost a little more to rent some of the Kendall County Forest Preserve District's facilities especially if you want to hold a wedding rec ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:31 pm
  • Kendall County 4-H Foundation dinner raises $5,000 for community programs

    The community provided generous support for the Friends of Extension and the Kendall County 4-H Foundation at the annual Pork Chop Dinner July 19 at t ...
    July 27, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Plano football caps summer action

    After the month of June was spent on college campuses for various camps, the Plano football team enjoyed a busy July with more local action.
    July 27, 2015 - 4:21 pm
  • Newark basketball hits the summer circuit

    The Newark boys' basketball team had quite the successful and busy summer, despite not participating in league play.
    July 27, 2015 - 3:46 pm
  • Cedardell Medal Play

    The 2015 Cedardell Medal Play event will take place Aug. 8-9 and is open to the public. The entry fee is $65 per player and includes green fee and car ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Oswego East boys' soccer plays numbers game

    The Oswego East boys' soccer team scattered throughout the Chicagoland area this summer, with players participating on travel teams and other sports c ...
    July 27, 2015 - 2:40 pm
  • OHS boys' soccer notches 'gritty' win

    The Oswego boys’ soccer team managed about a handful of games this summer before entering the Western Soccer League playoffs on Tuesday as the No. 2 s ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:35 pm
  • Sandwich football gets down to business

    Ever since mid-June, the Sandwich football team has been busy preparing for the 2015 season. From camps to lift sessions to 7-on-7's, the Indians have ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:33 pm
  • Oswego Otters capture third place

    The Oswegoland Park District’s Otters swim team placed third overall in the North Central Illinois Swim Conference at the Kishwaukee YMCA on July 18.
    July 27, 2015 - 12:19 pm
  • Oswego Cats split with Romeoville

    In their last busy weekend of the regular season, the Oswego Cats split a doubleheader with the Romeoville Royals, winning the opener 8-3 and losing t ...
    July 27, 2015 - 12:03 pm
  • Oswego Outlaws announce tryouts

    The Oswego Outlaws Fastpitch Travel Softball Organization is announcing tryouts for the upcoming 2015-16 season. Tryouts for ages 8U to 16U will be he ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Oswego East High School to host annual golf outing

    The Oswego East athletic department and All Sports Boosters will host its annual golf outing 1 p.m. Aug. 7 at Fox Bend Golf Course in Oswego.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Celebrations: 100th birthday

    July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Yorkville church celebrates 25 years

    Yorkville Congregational United Church of Christ is celebrating 25 years of worship and serving in its present location at 409 Center Parkway in Yorkv ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Taste of St. Mary’s scheduled in Plano

    The community is invited for festive music, fun, friends and food at the annual Taste of St. Mary’s. The event will be held from noon to 8 p.m. Aug. 8 ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich church to host pig roast

    The United Church of Sandwich is hosting its annual drive-through Pork Loin BBQ-Pig Roast from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at 512 Lions Road, Sandwich (a ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich Opera House seeks volunteers

    The success of the Sandwich Opera House and its commitment to the community depends on volunteers from the surrounding area who help create an outstan ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Church garage sale to benefit malaria relief

    Church of the Good Shepherd Oswego once again will be hosting its annual Imagine No Malaria garage sale.
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Our Savior’s Lutheran sets chicken BBQ and auction

    Our Savior’s Lutheran Church on the corner of West Sandwich and Pratt Roads in Sandwich will be hosting its annual barbecue on Aug. 15
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • United Methodist Church of Plano gains members

    The United Methodist Church of Plano has two new members: Karen Hanson and Brad Cully. Karen and Brad have been attending worship service and particip ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Ice Cream Social

    The Fellowship Committee at the United Methodist Church of Plano held its annual ice cream social on July 12 after the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Mor ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • YMCA dance company attends convention

    The La Premiere Dance Company from the Fox Valley Family YMCA, attended the Chicago Dance Connection Dance Convention July 10-12. The convention was l ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am