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Editorials

  • Down the Garden Path: Learning more about how invasives can affect us

    I just attended an Illinois First Detector workshop that addressed several invasive pests, insects and diseases, and even certain kinds of wildlife.
    Feb. 25, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Matt Brolley: Categorizing recent Montgomery accomplishments

    When I review our accomplishments in Montgomery over the past year, they tend to fall within three main categories: business growth, infrastructure im ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 5:38 pm
  • Reflections: How the U.S. Navy names its ships – generally speaking

    If it’s snowing one day, and sunny and warm the next, it must be February in Illinois. Or, come to think about it, just about any time during these gl ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Our view: Moving closer to a retail boom south of the river

    This past week we reported in the Record and on our website at KendallCountyNow.com some encouraging news for Yorkville residents, especially for thos ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:31 am
  • Our view: School District 308 Board election may prove pivotal

    Oswego-Montgomery area residents interested in the quality of education in School District 308 and how much they pay in property taxes each year may w ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Down the Garden Path: Dormant pruning in the home landscape

    Punxsutawney Phil recently announced another six weeks of winter. That is going to be plenty of time for any late winter or very early spring dormant ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: College's leaders make impact through work with nonprofits

    Having spent the majority of my rewarding professional career at Waubonsee Community College, the support and encouragement the college gives to emplo ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Reflections: Women's lot was hard, lonely on the Illinois prairie

    Deep winter in Illinois can be a stressful time – even in this modern age – especially when the weather closes down and we’re forced to deal with frig ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 5:10 pm
  • Rules for election letters

    Letters concerning the upcoming April 4 local election should be no more than 200 words and conform fully with the requirements contained in our lette ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 12:00 pm
  • Our view: A most welcome addition to the city's downtown

    The news we reported last week that the owners of the Crusade Burger Bar at 209 S. Bridge Street in downtown Yorkville will open a second restaurant i ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:35 am