WSPY NEWS - Obituary
Tuesday, July 27th, 2021
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Montgomery Hears about Dam Proposal

Several years from now there may not be a Montgomery Dam on the Fox River. Read more

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Plano City Council Approves New Rules For Public Comment at Meetings; Limits First Comment Period to Agenda Items Only

The Plano City Council on Monday voted four to two to implement new rules for public comment at meetings. Read more

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Kane County Police Chase Ends in Arrests

Four juveniles from the Rockford area were arrested after a police chase in Kane County Monday. The Kane County Sheriff's Office says Campton Hills Police were called for a report of a motor vehicle burglary in the 40W400 of Carl Sandburg Road. Police were given a description of the suspect vehicle by the victim. Read more

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Path Between Two Kendall County Forest Preserves on List for Federal Funding

A path connecting the Fox River Bluffs Forest Preserve and Hoover Forest Preserve in Kendall County is among the local projects selected for possible federal funding. The project is included in the INVEST in America Act that has been approved by the U.S. House of Representatives. Kendall County Forest Preserve District Commissioner Robyn Vickers s… Read more

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Kendall County Health Department Reminds Families to get Caught Up on Back-to-School Vaccinations

The Kendall County Health Department is reminding to families to get caught up on recommended back-to-school vaccinations. The health department says there has been a drop in public sector vaccine ordering to the tune of 14 percent in 2020-2021 compared to 2019. Measles vaccine ordering is down by 20 percent. The health department says the pandemi… Read more

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Kendall County Sheriff's Office to Host National Night Out

The Kendall County Sheriff's Office will host National Night Out Tuesday of next week at the Public Safety Center located at 1102 Cornell Lane in Yorkville. The event starts at six that evening and runs through nine. Kendall County Sheriff Dwight Baird says there will be lots to do. Read more

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Former Illinois Youth Center Employee Sentenced to Probation For Having Sexual Contact with Resident

A former employee of the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles has been sentenced to thirty months of probation for having sexual contact with an eighteen-year-old inmate. 33-year-old Antoinette Perkins, of Berwyn, pleaded guilty to official misconduct. She'll also have to complete 100 hours of community service and is barred from working for the g… Read more

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Minooka Man Sentenced to Probation in Cruelty To Animals Charge in Kendall County

A Minooka man was sentenced in a Kendall County animal cruelty case earlier this month. Nicholas Jolly pled guilty to cruelty to animals, a class A misdemeanor and was placed on 18 months of probation. He must also serve 60 days in the Kendall County Jail. Minooka Police Chief Justin Meyer said the 33-year-old Jolly brought his deceased 18-month-o… Read more

Fit and Strong Class

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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.  

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…

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.

Art Workshop

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Get inspired by famous works of art and create your own masterpieces. For students entering grades 4-10. Registration required. Masks requi…

Fit and Strong Class

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Fit and Strong

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 …

Art Workshop

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Get inspired by famous works of art and create your own masterpieces. For students entering grades 4-10. Registration required. Masks requi…

Fit and Strong Class

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Fit and Strong

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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

Partly cloudy

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Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.

Humidity:58%
Cloud Coverage:26%
Wind:WSW at 10 mph
Chance of Rain:15%
UV Index:9 Very High
Sunrise:05:43:37 AM
Sunset:08:16:55 PM