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Wednesday, October 27th, 2021
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Yorkville City Officials Hearing Feedback on Water Source Costs

Yorkville Mayor John Purcell says he's been hearing about upcoming rate hikes in water bills from concerned residents in the community. Water bills will be increasing as the city decides on a new water source. The city's current underground aquifer, which is used by many communities, is diminishing. Read more

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LaSalle County Coroner Defends Accusations From Mother of Jelani Day and Rainbow Push Coalition

Accusations have been directed at LaSalle County Coroner Rich Ploch over the death of 25-year-old Illinois State University student Jelani Day. Read more

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Newark High School Drama Club to Present "A Monster Calls"

The Newark Community High School Drama Club is set to perform the show "A Monster Calls" Friday and Saturday at six at Newark High School. Read more

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Area Halloween Trick-or-Treat Times

Halloween is Sunday. Area communities are asking residents to be safe and to trick-or-treat during the set times. Read more

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State's Attorney says Training for Local Officials Still Inaccessible

Kendall County State's Attorney Eric Weis says he's getting a lot of questions from local officials about Open Meetings Act and Freedom of Information Act training that's supposed to be available online. Newly elected local officials are supposed to complete the training within a short time after being elected. Read more

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State Senator Voices Opposition to Bill Ending Parental Notification For Abortions

Morris State Senator Sue Rezin was among those voting in opposition to a bill that would end the requirement that parents receive notification before their child undergoes an abortion procedure. Read more

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New York Juvenile Charged with Threatening Naperville North High School

A juvenile from New York is being accused of phoning in a threat to Naperville North High School earlier this month. Read more

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Man Rescued from Hole in Aurora; Flown to Hospital in Critical Condition

A man was rescued from a hole in Aurora in the early morning hours Wednesday. The Aurora Fire Department says the man is a security guard who was walking the perimeter of a commercial property at the time. The hole was there for utility work. Read more

Fit and Strong Class

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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 …

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!

Fit and Strong Class

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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.  

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Elizabeth A. Johnson, 94

Elizabeth A. Johnson, age 94 of Millbrook, IL passed away at her home on Saturday, October 23, 2021. She was born on January 10, 1927 in Kendall County, IL the daughter of Charles and Hazel (Gabel) Howell. Read more

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Brett Allen Kimbrough, 49

Brett Allen Kimbrough, age 49 of Somonauk, IL passed away unexpectedly at his home, on Thursday, October 21, 2021. He was born on February 24, 1972 in Little Rock, AR. Read more

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Nita M. Mack, 86

Nita M. Mack, age 86 of Sycamore, IL passed away at her home on Thursday, October 21, 2021. She was born on November 11, 1934 in Gatesville, TX the daughter of Alex E. and Callie (White) Van Winkle. Read more

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Donald L. Earle, 76

Donald L. Earle, 76, of Leland, IL passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021 at his home. He was born December 4, 1944 in Sandwich, IL the son of Reuben and Leona (Kramer) Earle. He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran. He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in Ottawa, IL. He loved helping his father on the family farm. Donald work… Read more

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George P. Musko, 66

George P. Musko, age 66 of Yorkville, IL passed away unexpectedly at Edwards Hospital in Naperville, IL on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born on June 29, 1955 in Royal Oak, MI the son of Michael and Nancy (Burns) Musko. Read more

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Nancy L. Martin, 83

Nancy L. Martin, 83, of Plano, IL passed away on Thursday, October 21, 2021, at Rush Copley Medical Center in Aurora, IL. She was born March 22, 1938, in Columbia, KY the daughter of Cassius and Lillian (Milby) Keltner. She married James L. Martin on November 15, 1958, in Plano, IL. She was an Avon representative for 55 years also working as an ai… Read more

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Jerrell W. Williams, 69

Jerrell W. Williams, age 69, of Waterman, IL, passed away at his home surrounded his family on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. He was born on December 27, 1951, in Sandwich, IL, the son of Albert and Irene (Jaggers) Williams. Read more

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Gary Keith Ewing, 74

Gary Keith Ewing, 74, formerly of Millington, IL passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 with his loving daughter and son-in-law by his side. He passed away at his daughters residence in Williford, AR. Read more

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Thomas M. Johnson, 74

Thomas M. Johnson, 74, of rural Earlville, IL passed away Monday, October 18, 2021 at University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago, IL. He was born November 17, 1946 in Earlville, IL the son of Ivan and Gladys (Randall) Johnson. He married Wilma Johnson on October 21, 1966 in Ottawa, IL. He farmed in the Earlville, IL area for most of his life. Most… Read more

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Douglas Arthur Weeks, 74

Douglas Arthur Weeks, 74, of Batavia, Illinois formerly of Plano, IL, passed away Monday, October 18, 2021.  He was born November 20, 1946 in Aurora, IL the son of George and Judith (Erickson) Weeks.  He was a member of many bowling leagues in Plano, IL.  Doug enjoyed spending time with his family, and rooting for the New York Yankees and Ohio Sta… Read more

Weather Today

Cloudy night

Today

58° 43°

Mostly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 40s.

Humidity:80%
Cloud Coverage:72%
Wind:E at 11 mph
Chance of Rain:15%
UV Index:0 Low
Sunrise:07:20:15 AM
Sunset:05:54:40 PM