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  • Letter: Celebrate National Library Week April 9-15

    To the Editor:This week, the Yorkville Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and commu ...
    April 5, 2017 - 5:33 pm
  • Our view: Former bank should become Yorkville's new city hall

    As we reported this past week, a majority of city of Yorkville alderman voiced support for a proposal to have the city purchase a vacant former bank b ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Letter: Internet privacy vote explained

    To the Editor:I am strongly committed to protecting the privacy of Americans using the internet. The ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: A little empathy needed

    To the Editor:The word "narcissist" has been appearing in the news more recently, often in connectio ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Internet privacy lifted

    To the Editor:What is going on in Washington today is “do as I say, not as I do.” Our president twee ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: May is National Preservation Month

    To the Editor:May is National Preservation Month, a time to celebrate our shared heritage. Kendall C ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Letter: Vietnam Moving Wall fundraiser success

    To the Editor:On behalf of the Vietnam Moving Wall Committee, I would like to express a sincere than ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Reflections: Finding a good story’s actually true makes for historical fun

    Every once in a while, myth turns into truth, and when it does, it makes history dabblers like me happy.
    April 5, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Our view: Loss of Caterpillar jobs a hit to workers, economy

    The news we reported last Friday afternoon on our website at KendallCountyNow.com that Caterpillar will halt production work at its Oswego Township pl ...
    April 5, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Reflections: When black diamonds fueled Illinois’ prosperity

    When it comes to the nation’s primary source of energy, coal used to be king. But during the past few years, the coal market has collapsed, and along ...
    April 3, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • Down the Garden Path: Keep an eye on summer bulbs

    We store our summer bulbs because they are not winter hardy compared to our spring bulbs, which generally are planted in the late summer and fall mont ...
    March 1, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Conservation@Home: Program to cover decline of Illinois’native trees

    Rain barrels and trees – two topics you can learn more about at upcoming events in Kendall County this spring.
    March 30, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Committed to Plano

    To the Editor:Barb Nadeau is running for alderman in Ward 1 in Plano. One of the many ways in which ...
    March 30, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Ideal candidate

    To the Editor:When Barb Nadeau told me she was running for alderman in Plano Ward 1, I was over the ...
    March 30, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Vote Yes for schools

    To the Editor:On the April 4 ballot, voters in the Sandwich School District will consider approving ...
    March 30, 2017 - 5:30 am