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  • Yesteryear: December in Oswego-area history

    December 1996Citing rising enrollment due to a continuing new home building boom, the Oswego School ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:54 am
  • Reflections: Nothing welcomes in a new year like buckets of pickled herring

    Christmas has run its course and Hanukkah is well underway. Now we can gird our loins in preparation to survive New Year’s Eve and all of those New Ye ...
    Jan. 3, 2017 - 7:54 am
  • Kristin Sharp: Farewell, friends

    Once upon a time, long before Snapchat and Twitter, I kept myself entertained with chain letters.Wit ...
    Dec. 29, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: A hopeful sign for the coming new year

    Over the past few weeks we’ve published some amazing stories concerning the continuing generosity of Kendall County area residents leading up to the C ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 11:00 am
  • Down the Garden Path: What to do with the Christmas tree after Christmas

    Taking care of a fresh holiday tree once it is up and decorated really means making sure there is plenty of water in the reservoir. However, it also m ...
    Dec. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reflections: Recalling the long-ago winter of perfect sledding

    When December rolled around, us kids knew two things: Christmas was getting close, and good sledding was a definite possibility – with a little help f ...
    Dec. 27, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Down the Garden Path: Pantry pests are coming to visit

    This week’s column is all about some unwanted indoor insects, but not your usual Box Elder bugs and spiders that made their way indoors this past fall ...
    Dec. 24, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Matt Brolley: Montgomery, Oswego teaming up to clear ice from roads

    Q: From time to time pale white or brown stripes appear on my road, as shown in the attached photo. What causes that?
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 4:37 pm
  • Our view: 'Reaper Pride' showing in the classroom at PHS

    We’ll call it an early Christmas present for parents of Plano School District 88 students and taxpayers.
    Dec. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tony Scott: Everyone else has fair health care, why not us?

    Monday was the deadline to apply for Affordable Care Act marketplace insurance during the open enrollment period. And it may be the last deadline for ...
    Dec. 21, 2016 - 11:30 am