Plano residents are encouraged to participate in the city's annual lighted display in downtown Plano next to Lathrop Park. Individuals, families, organizations, or businesses can make a donation to the city to have access to power at the site.
Sunday Week In Review
Oswego police say a body was found in some dense brush south of Jaycee Park in Oswego Saturday morning. Police say the body is that of an adult man, but did not release his identity or age over the weekend. According to police, foul play is not suspected.
The Aurora Fire Department is reminding people about Illinois' new smoke detector law that goes into effect on January 1st. The law requires any new smoke detectors being installed to be ten-year, sealed battery models.
Sycamore Republican State Representative Jeff Keicher earlier this week voted against allowing some cities to extend tax increment financing (TIF) districts.
Outgoing Kendall County Board Chairman Scott Gryder presided over his last meeting on Tuesday.
Leslie Byrne, Media Marketing Consultant with WSPY, attended the ribbon cutting with owner Becky and staff on Thursday at Spotted Sparrow for their new children’s boutique, Little Sparrows. Little Sparrows is located inside Spotted Sparrow Boutique at 303 S. Main Street in Sandwich. Visit th…
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is asking people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 and the flu this holiday season.
Kendall County's Animal Control Department has a new director. Taylor Cosgrove will start in the job on December 12.
For the first time in village history, a cannabis dispensary wants to locate inside the village of Oswego. It comes after the village approved the business entry of marijuana sales two years ago.
The Illinois House and Senate approved a bill Thursday that makes changes to and attempts to clarify various aspects of the controversial SAFE-T Act. The update adds to the list of crimes that a judge can order a suspect to be detained for and allows for judges to consider more factors in de…
An Aurora man is being charged with multiple financial crimes after allegedly using an elderly victim's money for personal gain.
A former Oswego Village Board trustee is announcing a run for village president. Democrat Ryan Kauffman says that his experience as village trustee makes him a good candidate for the job.
The Kendall County Board on Tuesday voted to name the nearly finished Eldamain Road Bridge the Francis C. Klaas Bridge. Klaas has been the county highway engineer for over thirty years.
The Plano City Council Committee of the Whole on Monday discussed the police department's possible purchase of a drone for just over $15,400. The Plano Police Department announced last month that it had received a grant from BNSF that would cover the cost of the drone.
One agenda item received a go while another was turned down by the Montgomery Village Board this week.
Morris Republican State Representative David Welter says that Illinois Republicans need to bring in Republicans of all views. Welter says it's tough enough in Illinois with what he views as the Democratic majority stacking the deck against Republicans.
A Florida man accused of traveling to meet two minors is wanted for not showing up in court. 61-year-old Bruce Corrigan has been charged with traveling to meet a minor, a class three felony and solicitation to meet a child, a class A misdemeanor.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced the arrest of the DeKalb man accused in a crash that caused the death of a four-year-old in early October.
Four members of the Kendall County Board said goodbye at a special meeting on Tuesday in Yorkville. Amy Cesich, Robyn Vickers, Judy Gilmour, and Board Chairman Scott Gryder did not seek reelection in November. Tuesday was their last meeting before the new board is sworn in.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office has identified the two people who died in a crash near Genoa Monday morning. 38-year-old Herminio Rodriguez-Garcia and 37-year-old Juan Aguado-Correa, both of DeKalb, were killed in the three-vehicle crash on Route 23 north of Ellen Drive. Six others were hurt.
Three candidates have filed nominating petitions for the office of Oswego Village President. Monday was the filing deadline.
Bristol Kendall Fire Protection District Fire Chief Jim Bateman is suggesting that people have their fireplaces and chimneys looked at before they start getting used frequently as the weather gets colder.
Kendall County deputies on Monday arrested 31-year-old Samantha Sacckette, of Aurora, from the 400 block of Constitution Drive in Aurora. Kendall County Court documents say that Sacckette was supposed to report to the Kendall County Jail on September 19th for her sentence in an aggravated DU…
The annual Plano Rockin' Christmas event is Friday. A lighted vehicle parade starts at 6:30 at Plano High School and ends in downtown Plano where there will be various activities. Anyone can join in on the parade by meeting at the high school at six. Participants are encouraged to decorate t…
Two people were killed and six others were hurt in a three-vehicle crash on Route 23 north of Ellen Drive near Genoa Monday morning.
More details have been released about two employees at the Pontiac Correctional Center who were stabbed shortly before noon on Wednesday, November 23rd.
An Aurora man is being charged with DUI and violation of the concealed carry act.
People can take a trip back to the Renaissance on Friday and Saturday December 9th and 10th in the Sandwich High School Cafeteria. The Sandwich High School choir and band programs are putting on the 14th annual Madrigal Dinner.
After 51 years, an Aurora man has been reunited with his daughter, who was kidnapped as a baby in Fort Worth, Texas.
The Kendall County Board this month voted to reorganize and consolidate its committees.
The Oswego Police Department is expecting traffic congestion with the upcoming Christmas Walk happening in downtown Oswego on Friday.
Kendall County deputies were called early Friday morning to the 1400 block of Light Road in Oswego Township. They arrested 39-year-old Jeremy W. Larson, Yorkville, and charged him with criminal damage to property and criminal trespass to a residence.
Morris Republican State Representative David Welter thinks lawmakers may have one more chance to vote on legislation before the new General Assembly is sworn in this January beyond the veto session.
The DeKalb County Sheriff's Office is getting a grant worth $27,000 for the purchase of software and equipment that allows deputies to complete and submit reports from their squad cars.