WSPY NEWS - Obituary
Sunday, September 22nd, 2019

Man Found Stabbed in Saturday Morning Homicide in Aurora

A man, who has not yet been further identified, was found stabbed to death near a home on Aurora's near East Side, early Saturday morning. Read more

Kendall County Board Members Tour Area Farms

Challenges and struggles of the American farmer were highlighted on a three-farm tour by three Kendall County Board members on Friday. Read more

Plano Man Charged After Allegedly Striking Police Officer

A Plano man allegedly struck a police officer, after police were called to investigate a fight at a Plano pub on Friday night. Read more

Flash Flood Watch In Effect at 7:00 P.M. Saturday Night

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Sandwich Alderwoman Pushing Purchase of Machine to Replace Decaying Street Signs

At Monday's regular meeting, the Sandwich City Council is expected to vote on the purchase of a sign-making machine from the Village of Bensenville. Read more

Aurora Man Charged for Obstructing, Resisting Arrest in Oswego Twp. Traffic Stop

An Aurora man was jailed in Kendall County on Friday night after a traffic stop led to the man allegedly obstructing in the stop and resisting arrest. Read more

DeKalb Council Will Vote on Ordinance Possibly Ending City Clerk Dispute

Our sister station WLBK reports that the DeKalb City Council has a chance to settle the final lingering issues in the city clerk controversy. Read more

Sugar Grove Corn Boil Future Uncertain; Officials Cancel Fireworks for 2020

A longtime festival in Sugar Grove has announced it will cancel their fireworks show for the next year and officials say continuing the festival is up in the air. Read more

Tom Sharpe

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Sunday, September 22, 2019 at 3:00 Tom Sharpe of Mannheim Steamroller graces the stage at the Sandwich Opera House.  World music that rocks…

Atoms to the Cosmos: Exploring the Universe at Fermilab

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Fermilab is dedicated to exploring our universe from the depths of the atom to the extremes of the cosmos. The realms  of the atom and the …

Tales by the Fox at the Yorkville Public Library

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Members of the Yorkville Public Library’s Adult Creative Writing Group invite the public to attend an evening spotlighting local writers. C…

Ribbon Cutting: Roadhouse RTE 47 Bar & Grill

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Join us for a ribbon cutting at 3pm. 

Special Showing of "The Public"

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Somonauk Public Library will have a special showing of "The Public" rated PG13 on Wed. Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. Watch on the big screen, refreshm…

Genealogy Club: Cause of Death- Dissecting Coroner’s Records for Genealogical Research

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Coroner’s records are often untapped resources that contain essential information for genealogists. In this session, learn how to determine…

Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot

Registration is now open at for the 22nd annual Naperville Noon Lions 5K Turkey Trot to be held on Thanksg…

Craft Show Under 2 Big Tops

Thursday, September 26th 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Computer Classes - September

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Each class has five spots. Computers provided, but you may bring your own. Registration is required. Payment is due at time of registration…

Medicare 101 at the Yorkville Public Library

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Medicare can be confusing.  Jeff Remlinger from Premier Medicare Benefits will be presenting a free educational seminar to get you up to sp…

James "Big Jim" McKee, 1941-2019

James “Big Jim” McKee, 78, of Harding, IL, passed away Thursday, September 19, 2019 at his home.  He was born February 22, 1941 in Gobi, TN, the son of John W. Harris and Betty Jean McKee.  He married Carole J. Morris on September 26, 1988 in Ottawa, IL.  Jim was a former member of the Moose, where he enjoyed many good drinks with great friends.  … Read more

Gene A. Johnson, 1932-2019

Gene Allen Johnson, 87, of Newark passed Saturday morning, September 14, 2019 at Rush-Copley Medical Center. Read more

Gary M. Sumita, 1964-2019

Gary M. Sumita, age 55 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville, IL. He was born on May 29, 1964 in Chicago, IL the son of John and Karen (Eustich) Sumita. Read more

Lucille (Rierson) Orris, 1929-2019

Lucille Orris (nee Rierson) left this earth on August 18, 2019 at 90 years old. She was an avid quilter, tremendous mother, grandmother and great grandmother. Born on April 5, 1929 she grew up on a farm in Leland Illinois with her parents and 5 siblings Jeanette, Marilyn, Jerome, Margaret (Bob) and Ted (Cinda) and has always loved farm country. As… Read more

David L. Stewart, 1941-2019

David L. Stewart, age 77 of Yorkville, IL passed away on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. He was born on December 24, 1941 in Aurora, IL the son of John Earle and Dorothy Elaine (Lee) Stewart. Read more

Shelly Shrader, 1964-2019

Shelly Shrader, age 55, of Hinckley, IL passed away on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Mercy Medical Center in Aurora, IL. She was born on January 2, 1964 in Aurora, IL the daughter of James R. and Elaine (Furbush) Shrader.Shelly was an avid Chicago Cubs, Blackhawks, and Bears fan. She was a loving mother, daughter, sister, and aunt who will be dee… Read more

Uvana C. Hill, 1918-2019

Uvana C. Hill, 101, of Sandwich, IL formerly of Earlville, passed away Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich.  She was born July 15, 1918 in Fayette County Southern, IL the daughter of Hendricks and Vertie (Seaton) Casey.  She married Ernest J. Hill in Earlville, IL.  Uvana and her husband Ernie resided in Earlvill… Read more

Marilyn J. Anderson, 1930-2019

Marilyn Jeanne Schmoker Anderson long time resident of Black Mountain, NC and the past 6 years in Illinois passed away Friday, September 6, 2019 at 88 years of age at Mendota Lutheran Home in Mendota, IL. Read more

Lynn Saiter, 1966-2019

Lynn Renee Saiter, 53 of Marshall, IL passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family on September 6, 2019 after a battle with cancer. Read more

Richard "Dick" Nelson Munson, 1927-2019

Richard “Dick” Nelson Munson, 91, Somonauk, IL rejoined the love of his life Sunday, September 8, 2019 at Willow Crest Nursing Pavilion in Sandwich, IL.  He was born September 16, 1927 in Aurora, IL, the son of George and Gladys (Nelson) Munson.  Read more

Weather Today

Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.


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Showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the mid 50s.

Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:SSW at 15 mph
Chance of Rain:100%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:06:41:29 AM
Sunset:06:51:42 PM