Michele Bergeron, of Oswego, has been named executive director of the Oswegoland Senior and Community Center (OSCC).
The unemployment rate in Kendall County was up in December of 2022 compared to the same month in 2021, according to the Illinois Department of Employment Security. The 2022 rate was 3.6 percent, up from 3 percent in 2021.
Plano Ward 3 Aldermen Ben Eaton is not seeking reelection to the Plano City Council in April. He's been on the city council for about eight years, but says it's time to step down.
The Aurora Police Department arrested two people in connection to a carjacking on Sunday.
Deputy Tyler Giannotti is being named the employee of the year at the Kendall County Sheriff's Office for 2022.
In anticipation of June’s payment of property taxes, the Oswego School District 308 Board of Education authorized the issuance of up to $20 million in tax anticipation warrants to cover bills and payroll in the upcoming months.
The Yorkville City Council on Tuesday approved a new contract with the Yorkville Police Department sergeants. Chief of Police Jim Jensen says the contract is for four years and includes annual raises.
The City of Sandwich is offering a late fee amnesty program for utility bills until March 1.
Plano police on Wednesday arrested a juvenile driver and charged him with driving under the influence of drugs and not having a valid driver's license.
A Serena man was killed in a single vehicle crash Wednesday morning. The LaSalle County Coroner's Office says it happened in the area of N. 3450th Road and 2175th Road in Rutland Township. The person who died was identified as 27-year-old Sean C. Stoewsand, of Serena.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office Criminal Interdiction Team on Tuesday arrested a Chicago man for allegedly having illegal drugs and guns.
Some snow continues to fall on Thursday which is leading to more slick road conditions.
While they won’t help you find your lost car keys, the new 211 call center for Kendall County residents is up and running 24/7.
A multi-state power line could run through Plano in the coming years.
The Sandwich Public Library District is looking for the public's input on programming for learning English or Spanish as a second language.
The Yorkville City Council on Tuesday voted to approve an expanded water main replacement program that will be done along with its annual road maintenance project.
Effective June 30th, Dr. Travis McGuire will be leaving the Hinckley-Big Rock School District 429. He has been accepted as an assistant superintendent for learning resources position for the Downers Grove High School District 99.
An overnight snow has left slick road conditions in the WSPY listening area Wednesday. Anyone traveling will want to give themselves some extra time to arrive and drive slowly. Drivers should also be ready for low visibility. A winter weather advisory remains in effect until six Wednesday evening.
An Oswego High School student is charged with disorderly conduct after police say they found him with a list of targets. High school officials first notified police about the list and perceived threat of violence Tuesday morning.
55-year-old Shadwick King, of Geneva, has been sentenced to thirty years in prison for the second time for murdering his wife, 32-year-old Kathleen King, back in 2014. King had been convicted and sentenced in 2015 to 30 years in prison, but an appellate court had ordered a fresh trial due to…
Morris Republican State Senator Sue Rezin says that people in her district are concerned over the passage of the state's assault weapons ban that is now being challenged in court.
Local lawmakers are looking into why St. Margaret's Hospital in Peru is closing later this week.
Aromas filling the air around a downtown Montgomery business have a French flavor and now an award to go with it.
Plano Alderman Scott Mulliner on Monday voiced his concern about the impact of a potential water and sewer rate increase on businesses in town.
The National Weather Service in Chicago is expecting snowy weather and slick conditions Tuesday night into Wednesday morning. A winter weather advisory starts at midnight for LaSalle, Kendall, and Will counties Wednesday through six in the evening.
According to district documents, Dr. Travis McGuire will be leaving the Hinckley-Big Rock School District 429 effective June 30th.
No one was hurt in a two-vehicle crash that resulted in one of the vehicles overturning multiple times in Yorkville on Saturday.
Safe Passage's annual Love Over Violence Event (LOVE) is returning after being on hiatus since 2020. The fundraiser is scheduled for Friday, February 17th from six to nine at Blumen Gardens in Sycamore.
The Illinois Department of Employment Security says that the unemployment rate stayed steady from November to December. Illinois' unemployment rate was at 4.7 percent in both months. The December rate in 2021 was 5.1 percent. The national rate in December 2022 was at 3.5 percent.
The Kendall County Historic Preservation Commission is accepting applications for its annual Historic Preservation Award. Senior Planner Matt Asselmeier acts as staff liaison for Kendall County and the historic preservation commission. He says the award can recognize historic preservation in…
Five people were hurt in a three-vehicle crash in Oswego Saturday morning. The Oswego Police Department says it happened at about 10:40 at Douglas and Old Post roads.
A smoking light fixture at the TGI Fridays restaurant in Oswego led to a response by the Oswego Fire Protection District Friday night.
An Elgin man has been arrested in connection to a police chase and crash early Friday morning in St. Charles. The Kane County Sheriff's Office says 32-year-old Quenelle M. Franklin is charged with aggravated fleeing and eluding, speeding, along with some other charges.
An Effingham County judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order against the assault weapons ban signed into law earlier this month by Governor J.B. Pritzker.
The Aurora Police Department is identifying the person who died in a single-vehicle crash on Friday, January 13 in the downtown area. In a statement, police say identification of 27-year-old Israel Mueller, of Aurora, took a considerable amount of time due to the extent of the impact in the crash.
Gone were the long hair and bell bottom blue jeans of their days. Not a sniff of marijuana drifted in the cold night air. No albums, eight-tracks, or cassettes around.
Two people were taken to Rush Copley Hospital for what Oswego police say were minor injuries following a three-vehicle crash Thursday evening. It happened at the intersection of Route 34 and Fifth Street at around 7:40.
The Kane County Sheriff's Office is investigating a chase that led to a crash involving a squad car in St. Charles Friday morning. No injuries were reported and police say they have a lead on a suspect who fled the area on foot.
The entertainment lineup for the Oswegoland Park District's annual PrairieFest was announced earlier this week. The festival happens June 15th through the 18th.
An Aurora man is facing charges of driving under the influence and leaving an accident scene early Thursday morning. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says that deputies were called to the area of Briarcliff Road and Fernwood Drive in Boulder Hill for a crash where one of the vehicles had …
She was a one-day champion only on the popular TV show Jeopardy!
The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says it's getting reports of phone scams where the caller claims to be a police sergeant. The caller then claims that the victim needs to pay up using Bitcoin to avoid arrest. Scammers are using a number of fake reasons including that the victim is a non-c…
There was a win and a loss for the city of Sandwich regarding taxes.
The Kendall County Board on Tuesday approved a resolution allowing the use of eminent domain for four properties along Ridge Road.
DeKalb County leaders approved a resolution reaffirming their supporting Local Control of Zoning and Land Use Affairs in the county.
Plano Mayor Mike Rennels says infrastructure will be the big focus in 2023. Rennels says that includes some big road improvements.
The final question centered on Early American History and the date 1692 and an author.
There are now at least three lawsuits against the assault weapons ban that was signed into law earlier this month.
While developers approach local municipalities with their plans and drawings, attorney Vince Rosanova of Naperville deployed a different strategy at the Oswego Village Board meeting recently.
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