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Kane Co. Chronicle
Burd, Wheeler competing for 50th District seat
Property taxes and job creation are two of the top issues in the race for who will succeed retiring state legislator Kay Hatcher in the Illinois House of Representatives.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
My FOX Chicago
Yorkville veteran wins $250K lottery prize
A Vietnam War veteran from southwest suburban Yorkville had another reason to celebrate Independence Day this year - with a $250,000 lottery win.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Kendal County Sheriff Blotter
Frank Russo, 37, of Route 31 in Oswego, was arrested on a failure to appear warrant out of Kane county in violation of a court order.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
N. Aurora debates whether to remain in cable and telecommunications consortium
NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are debating whether North Aurora should remain a member of the Southwest Fox Valley Cable and Telecommunications Consortium.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Local Jobs: Senior Star Job Fair; Panera, Kendall Sheriff's Office Now Hiring
Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
National Public Radio
Temporary Tenants Give Luxury Homes A Lived-In Look
He is a home manager for Showhomes, a home staging company. Alan Shuminer lives on two acres of land in a house with a current list price of $3.3 million in Miami A A A' and he only pays $2,600 a month.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sugar Grove Farmers Market continues to grow
The Sugar Grove Farmers Market this year is bigger and better than ever, along with a wider selection of vendors for patrons to choose from, according to head volunteer Pat Graceffa.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Kendall County Fair Starts July 31
Kendall County Sheriff's police are reminding residents to be prepared for heavy traffic and road closings during the Kendall County Fair, which begins July 31 and ends Aug. 3. Starting at 6 a.m. July 31 until 7 p.m. Aug. 3, Highpoint Road in Kendall Township between Illinois State Route 71 and Legion Road, will have a temporary traffic flow change ... (more)
Police Blotter: Teen Charged with DUI, Unlawful Use of a Weapon
July 17 Two 17-year-old boys were arrested and charged with possession of cannabis at St. Anne Parish, 551 Boulder Hill Pass, Oswego police said.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Board of Education Approves New Deans at Oswego High School
Submitted by Oswego School District: Oswego High School will have two new deans walking the halls when the 2014-15 school year begins in August.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Volunteers work to keep food pantry stocked
If you're one of the frequent walkers, runners or bikers who use the Prairie Path Trail in Prairie Point Park in Oswego you've no doubt seen people working in a large vegetable garden along the trail.
Corporate welfare now business as usual
As we reported last week, the Kendall County Board voted 9-1 July 1 to support a 50 percent property tax abatement requested by the William Wrigley, Jr. Company for a 146,000 square foot addition it is planning at its plant on Ill.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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Mon Jul 07, 2014
Route 47 work continues as downtown Yorkville opens up a bit
Work continues on Route 47 through town here, and there's no doubt traffic still is a mess between Routes 34 and 71. But with more of the work shifting to the northern and southern ends of the project, downtown is opening up a bit and it might be showing to merchants there.
Oswego Museum Seeks Military Photos
Submitted by the Little White School Museum: The Little White School Museum, 72 Polk Street, Oswego, is seeking photographs of Oswegoland men and women who have served or are currently serving in the nation's military and related services for exhibit during this year's "Remembering Our Veterans" commemoration over Veterans Day weekend.
Sun Jul 06, 2014
Yorkville set to hire coach for retail study
The city appears set to hire The Retail Coach to study and recruit retail and restaurant opportunities on the south side of town.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Kendall County approves tax break for Wrigley expansion project
The Kendall County Board has approved a tax abatement for the Wrigley Company to expand its facility in Yorkville to manufacture Skittles.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Parades to honor Fourth of July in Fox Valley
The day will start with a patriotic pre-parade ceremony at 9:15 a.m. Friday at the parade reviewing stand, outside the Paramount Theater, 23 E. Galena Blvd. The Fourt of July Parade, presented in partnership with the Roosevelt-Aurora American Legion Post 84, will step off at 10 a.m. at the corner of Benton and River streets.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Local Scout Leaders Honored for Volunteer Service
Submitted by Boy Scouts of America: Jeff Jerabek of Yorkville and Tammy Webber of Oswego received the Scout District Award of Merit on Thursday, June 5, during the Maramech Hills District Dinner in Plano.