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Friday, July 30th, 2021
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Masks to be Required in All State Facilities

Governor J.B. Pritzker's Office on Thursday announced that all state facilities in Illinois will require masks for employees and visitors regardless of whether they've been vaccinated against COVID-19. Read more

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Yorkville Art Teacher Films Video Series to Help Bridge Learning Gap for Incoming Youngsters

An art teacher in Yorkville is using her skills to help art teachers across the country. Read more

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Yorkville Police Department Employees Recognized

Six members of the Yorkville Police Department were recognized at Tuesday's City Council meeting. Read more

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Montgomery Police to Host 'Chalk with a Cop' At Montgomery Fest

The Village of Montgomery Police Department will hold its first annual "Chalk with a Cop" event on Saturday August 14 at Montgomery Fest. The event will run from ten to two at the Mill Street Bridge. Read more

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Aurora Woman Behind the Wheel in Crash that Killed Five Teens in Oswego Enters Work Release Program

An Aurora woman serving a fifteen year prison sentence for causing a crash in 2007 that killed five teens and seriously injuring three others has been admitted to a work release program, according to Illinois Department of Corrections records. Read more

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Area Police Reports for Friday, July 20, 2021

Note to Readers: Information presented here is obtained from the city police and sheriff's departments. Individuals listed in reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court. Read more

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Dekalb County Finishes First Jury Trial in Over a Year

The presiding judge in DeKalb County Court has announced that the county has completed its first jury trial in sixteen months. Judge Bradley Waller says the criminal proceedings took two days in a reconfigured courtroom. Read more

Fit and Strong Class

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Fit and Strong

Dime Jingle

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Do you enjoy playing bingo?  Well, this might be a game for you!!  This game is played with a deck of playing cards.  You will need 20 dime…

Bingo

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BINGO!  BINGO!  Who doesn’t like to play bingo?  We love bingo and play it three times a week at Senior Services Associates, 908 Game Farm …

Pinochle

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Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville will be hosting pinochle game on Tuesday and Friday's 12 noon.

Sheridan American Legion Friday Fish Fry

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Come out and enjoy the Sheridan American Legion Fish Fry every Friday night from 5:30-7:30!

Green Connect Yorkville Litter Clean-Up Event

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Next clean-up event:  Saturday, July 31, 2021  8am – 9am

Fit and Strong Class

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Fit and Strong

500 Rummy

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Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville will be hosting 500 Rummy game on Tuesday's at 9:00 am.  The object of the ga…

Social Bridge

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Senior Services Associates at 908 Game Farm Road in Yorkville will be hosting social bridge  game on Tuesday's 9:00 am.  

Bingo

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BINGO!  BINGO!  Who doesn’t like to play bingo?  We love bingo and play it three times a week at Senior Services Associates, 908 Game Farm …

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Edward W. Ohligschlager, 86

Edward W. Ohligschlager, age 86 of Sandwich, IL formerly of Plano, IL, passed away on July 25, 2021 at Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital in DeKalb, IL. He was born on October 10, 1934 in LaSalle, IL the son of Fredrick and Minnie (Haber) Ohligschlager.Ed was united in marriage on June 11, 1955 to Caroll Kapraun and they spent the next 66 y… Read more

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Paul “Jim” Rydell, 86

Paul “Jim” Rydell, 86, of Plano, IL passed away Saturday, July 24, 2021 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was born November 24, 1934 in Elgin, IL, the son of Carl & Margaret (Cliffe) Rydell. He married Charlene Marcks on June 21, 1958 at First Presbyterian Church in Harvard, IL. Jim and Charlene owned and operated the Dog & S… Read more

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William R. Peterson, 72

William R. Peterson, 72, of Plano IL, was born into Heaven on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora IL. He was born May 7, 1949 in Niles, IL the son of Thomas & Berna (Ahrends) Peterson. Bill spent his young career as a Mechanic, and later moved on to be a software programmer. He enjoyed movies, guitar, motorcycles and… Read more

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Philip A. Van Tassel, 82

Philip A. Van Tassel, age 82, of Oswego, IL passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at his home.  A house he loved surrounded by Moonflowers and his daughter-in-law Betty's lilies.  He was born on April 24, 1939 in Minneapolis, MN the first son of Rev. Prosper E. and Margaret (Klanderud) Van Tassel.  Where did all that time go?   He was young only y… Read more

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Cathy (Bartels) Peterson

Cathy (Bartels) Peterson passed away Saturday, July 17, 2021, at her home in Tolono, Illinois.  Read more

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Enoch “Nick” Scull, Jr.

WWII Veteran Nick Scull Read more

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Carl E. Shawl, 76

Carl E. Shawl, age 76 of Waterman, IL passed away on Thursday, July 22, 2021 at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, IL. He was born on May 22, 1945 in Chicago, IL the son of Hanford and Dorothy (Arnold) Shawl. Read more

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Eugene Scott Cicuto

Eugene Scott Cicuto of Plano, Illinois passed peacefully surrounded by family Thursday, July 15th 2021. Born December 20th, 1979 in Hazel Crest, Illinois to Patricia and the late Scott Cicuto. Read more

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Kay A. Engler, 72

Kay A. Engler, age 72, of Sugar Grove, IL, formerly of Yorkville, IL passed away on Monday, July 19, 2021 at Season’s Hospice in Naperville, IL. She was born on June 1, 1949 in Dubuque, IA the daughter of Francis “Ed” and Ruth (Schwab) Hart. Read more

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Sandra "Nana" Johnson

Sandra "Nana" Johnson was a caring wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.  Sandy passed away Sunday, July 18, 2021, after a courageous battle with rheumatoid arthritis.  She was surrounded by loved ones.  Read more

Weather Today

Scattered showers

Today

75° 59°

Periods of light rain early. Lows overnight in the upper 50s.

Humidity:76%
Cloud Coverage:77%
Wind:ESE at 4 mph
Chance of Rain:64%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:05:46:37 AM
Sunset:08:13:46 PM