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  • John Etheredge: Our website is better and so is our subscription service

    We’ve heard the complaints about our website at KendallCountyNow.com and other news websites over the years, and in many cases we’ve shared them.
    April 12, 2017 - 11:00 am
  • Down the Garden Path: Early April FAQs

    Extension has gotten some very seasonal questions arriving at the Master Gardener Help Desk this past week. The phone and email logs seem to suggest w ...
    April 8, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • 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
  • 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
  • Our View: Building trades teacher taught OHS students life skills

    We were saddened to learn of the passing of retired School District 308 teacher David Babcock at age 76 on March 15 in Scottsdale, Arizona.
    March 29, 2017 - 3:16 pm
  • Our View: Police station an expensive, but necessary investment for Oswego

    Village of Oswego officials broke ground this past Thursday on a new police station on Woolley Road, immediately east of Oswego Fire Protection Distri ...
    March 29, 2017 - 3:14 pm