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  • Authors to speak at Oswego, Montgomery libraries

    The Oswego Public Library District will host two live author appearances back to back in late January and early February, one at the Montgomery Campus ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Police seek info in cell phone store break-in

    Plano police are investigating an attempted burglary from a cell phone store in the 6500 block of W. Route 34 Jan. 9.
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • Former food pantry director's husband, father indicted on theft charges

    Indictments have been handed down and arrest warrants have been issued for the husband of the deceased former director of the Kendall County Food Pant ...
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
  • County officials honor late preservation advocate

    The Kendall County Board honored long-time Oswego resident and historic preservation advocate Stephenie "Stevie" Todd at Tuesday's meeting.
    NEW: Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:32 pm
  • Boulder Hill home a 'total loss' in fire

    Oswego Fire Protection District officials are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a home in the 100 block of Tealwood Road in the Boulder ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Yorkville doctor found not guilty in one sex assault case

    A Kendall County judge has found a Yorkville doctor accused of sexual abuse and assault involving 17 female patients not guilty in one of the cases.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • One critically injured in Orchard Rd. shooting

    Montgomery police are seeking information in a shooting incident on Orchard Road Friday evening in which a motorist was critically injured.
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:10 pm
  • Rep. Hultgren votes to begin replacing Affordable Care Act

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, supported House passage of a budget tool Jan. 12 to begin the process of repealing and replacing the Affordable Car ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Oswego man held on $750,000 bond in child sex case; more charges possible

    SYCAMORE – An Oswego man is being held on $750,000 bond after being charged with predatory criminal sexual assault of a child.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 5:56 pm
  • Montgomery village president’s top 5 goals for 2017

    The Ledger recently reached out to Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley to ask him about his top five goals for Montgomery heading into the new y ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 11:59 am
  • Girls Basketball: Gann, Plano go wild from 3-point land

    Bradi Gann knows she'll never be faulted for letting a 3-pointer go.It boils down to simple math."We ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:58 pm
  • Mutual Ground among organizations hurt by ongoing Illinois budget crisis

    Among those being hurt by the state's ongoing budget crisis are some of the area's most vulnerable citizens, as domestic violence organizations learne ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Board to review schools' academics, budget

    School District 308 Board of Education will review the district’s academic and fiscal status during ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 4:16 pm
  • Local officials seek meeting to discuss Caterpillar's future near Montgomery

    Montgomery Village President Matt Brolley said his phone "blew up" with calls last Wednesday after Caterpillar Inc. announced in a statement that it i ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 4:15 pm
  • Sandwich to auction surplus equipment Saturday; includes trucks, chainsaws, bikes

    The city of Sandwich will conduct an auction of surplus equipment at 10 a.m. this Saturday, Jan. 14, near the Sandwich Police Department, 308 E. Colle ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:30 am