County approves waste transfer station pact talks
The Kendall County Board would like to know what's in it for the county should a waste transfer station come to the City of Plano.
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Oswego OKs Orchard Rd. senior apartments
A second three-story apartment building for senior citizens will be constructed off Orchard Road in Oswego as a result of action taken this past week by the village board.
Yorkville approves $28 million budget
The City Council here has approved a 2015 fiscal year budget of about $28.2 million, down slightly from the 2014 budget of $28.8 million.
Work is ongoing on Route 47 in Yorkville. | Steve Lord~Sun-Times Media
The cynical clich about the seasons in this part of the world - that there are two of them, winter and road construction - rings with a bit more sting than usual this year.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Montgomery Board unanimous on referendum bid
Now it's unanimous. Long-time Montgomery Village Board member Pete Heinz voiced his support this past week to a village staff recommendation to hold a Nov. 4 referendum to ask village voters to approve an increase in the village's sales tax.
LeClercq: smaller Home Rule sales tax hike suggested
Oswego Village President Brian LeClercq said Tuesday evening village staff has asked the village board to consider either a one-quarter or one half of a percent increase in the village's Home Rule sales tax to help pay for the village's annual street maintenance program.
New home for local landmark caboose
A vintage train caboose that served as a local landmark along Route 34 between Yorkville and Oswego has been moved to a private property in Kankakee County.
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Hundreds attend Kendall Cares Clinic to get needed services
It's good in the sense that the day-long event, which features many services for the poor and needy, is successful.
Sugar Grove man faces cocaine, LSD charges
A 28-year-old Sugar Grove man who has been to prison twice for drugs has been arrested and charged with cocaine and LSD possession.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
Oswego East Student Charged with Bringing Knives to School: Police
April 2 A victim in the 2000 block of Light Road, Oswego, reported receiving multiple unwanted text messages, but did not sign a complaint, according to Kendall County Sheriff's police.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Yorkville seeks money to fix Countryside streets
Now more than 40 years old, the neighborhood west of Route 47 and north of Route 34 pre-dates the great growth spurt of the early 2000s, yet in some ways has more features of modern development than, well, modern developments.
Sales tax hike, fuel tax on Oswego agenda
The Oswego Village Board will consider a recommendation to increase the village's Home Rule sales tax and impose a local four cent per gallon motor fuel tax when they gather for their next regular committee-of-the-whole meeting on Tuesday, April 1. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at village hall.
Baird will likely run unopposed this fall
The chairman of the Kendall County Democratic Party said this week he doesn't foresee the party slating an opponent to Dwight Baird in the race for Kendall County sheriff in November's general election.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Oswego Blotter: Trespassing on Railroad Property, Hit and Run
March 24 Police are investigating a hit and run crash at Route 34 and Orchard Road that occurred when the driver of an older white Chevrolet rear-ended another vehicle and drove off, according to Oswego police.
Mon Mar 24, 2014
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Two businesses fail St. Charles police compliance check
ST. CHARLES – Two businesses failed a March 21 liquor compliance check, according to a St. Charles police news release issued Monday.
Gilmour, Prochaska win in GOP District 1
Republican voters said yes to two incumbent Kendall County Board members in District 1 as well as a familiar face in Tuesday's primary election.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
Aurora man charged with sex abuse
Tod Butts, 36, 600 block of Sheridan Avenue, Aurora, was charged with felony criminal sex abuse and failure to register as a sex offender after Yorkville police finished an investigation into a 2013 assault.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Wheeler gets the GOP nod for 50th state House run
The first was that his message that state needs to be more fiscally responsible “resonated with voters everywhere we went,” he said.
Tue Mar 18, 2014
Gillette Takes County Clerk's Race
Incumbent Kendall County Clerk Debbie Gillette defeated county board member Dan Koukol in Tuesday's Republican primary.