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Sandwich releases statement on I-8 breakup

SANDWICH - After declining to comment last Friday on the pending breakup of the Interstate Eight Conference, Sandwich High School administration Wednesday afternoon released a press release with a statement on the school's take on recent events which seem likely to split the 12-team league at the en

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 04:44:58

Yorkville: 4 Crashes Involving Juveniles Wednesday

YORKVILLE, IL - Yorkville police responded to four car accidents Wednesday afternoon and evening, all of them involving either one or two juveniles. Luckily, none of the accidents caused any injuries. Of the four accidents, two involved adults. Both of these accidents were caused by the adult driver

PATCH - 2017-09-21 18:11:17

Oswego Weekend Weather: Hot And Sunny

OSWEGO, IL - It's looking good! This weekend, Oswego will be mostly clear and sunny, save for the possibility of storms on Thursday. High temperatures will be prevalent throughout the weekend, with highs of up to 91, and heat index values as high as 96 on Thursday. Lows will be in the 60s throughout

PATCH - 2017-09-21 15:53:50

Elk Grove Man Arrested on Sex Charges for Abuse in Oswego

An Elk Grove man, who also has a listed address associated in Streamwood, was arrested for an alleged Kendall County sexual abuse he committed against a victim under 13 years-old in Oswego. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office says 24 year-old Igor Zinyak was arrested on Wednesday by members of the U

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-21 13:15:00

Stilson Street house demolition set in Earlville

EARLVILLE - Despite several split votes, the house at 515 Stilson St. that was heavily damaged by fire will come down following action by the Earlville City Council Tuesday night. After the house burned in 2013, the property went into foreclosure. The city has spent four years trying to track down o

NEWS TRIBUNE - 2017-09-21 19:54:00

Watch: Earthquake Collapses Mexico City Buildings, 225 Dead

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 225 people and collapsing buildings in heavily populated parts of Mexico City, Mexico's civil defense director said. The quake was centered near the Puebla state town of Raboso, about 76 miles southea

PATCH - 2017-09-19 19:54:19

Valley West Hospital Auxiliary announces scholarship recipients

The Northwestern Medicine Valley West Hospital Auxiliary recently awarded $12,000 in health care career scholarships. The following students received scholarships: Margaret Fraser, occupational therapy, Newark; Blair Wright, medicine, Sandwich; Ashley Martinez, nursing, Plano; Victoria Gregory, nurs

OTTAWA TIMES - 2017-09-21 01:46:01

Sheriff's K9 Receives Body Armor

YORKVILLE, IL - Thanks to a donation from the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., Miko of the Kendall County Sheriff's Office will be a bit safer. The body armor donated to the sheriff's office will help protect Miko from bullet and knife wounds. Vested Interest in K9s, Inc., based out of East

PATCH - 2017-09-20 14:55:21

Wow! House: $1M Mansion Might Stun You

YORKVILLE, IL -- This private home on over an acre is stunning from the view from the street to the interior to the gorgeous pool in the back yard. Enjoy the in-ground hot tub, the darkening shades in the media room and the radiant heated marble floors. Check it out!Address: 8127 Shadow Creek Ln, Y

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:35:26

Kendall County PADS facing critical shortage of volunteers

Assistant Director for Community Relations Public Action to Deliver Shelter (PADS) of Kendall County Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, the nonprofit group will be unable to start its eighth season of providing nutritious meals and overnight housin

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 05:37:14

Volunteer shortage could leave Kendall homeless in the cold

Unless Kendall County PADS can recruit about 100 more volunteers in less than a month, officials said the nonprofit group will be unable to help the homeless at one of its facilities once the weather turns cold. "We have been doing this the past seven years and have always had enough volunteers and

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 18:48:00

Yorkville junior Josh Slavin starts charity to get kids in the game

Dan McGuire initially was confused. When he heard the full story, the Yorkville coach wasn't surprised. "We went to Oswego this summer for a 7-on-7 and (Panthers coach) Brian Cooney walked up to me and handed me a bag and said, 'Here's the shoes for Slavin,'" McGuire said. That would be Josh Slavin,

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-20 21:54:00

No Injuries Reported After School Bus and Car Collide in Yorkville

Police say a school bus, carrying 31 students in Yorkville, was involved in a crash on Monday afternoon, though, no injuries occurred and no citations were issued. A 38 year-old Oswego woman driving the school bus and a 25 year-old Plano woman parked a Chevy Blazer on Center and Church streets in Yo

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-19 12:15:00

by Andrew Davis, Windy City Times

Educated at Britain's University of Bristol ( where he studied biological sciences ), Whalley, a consul, has worked in London, at The Hague in the Netherlands and at the British consulate in Sao Paulo, Brazil. ( In addition, he has traveled all over the world. ) Now he's in Chicago, working at the

WINDY CITY TIMES - 2017-09-20 07:00:00

Jazz aficionado suggests must-hear artists for upcoming jazz festival

Offering a sort of drum roll for the upcoming Hyde Park Jazz Festival, GRAMMY Award-winning journalist and jazz aficionado Neil Tesser shared his understanding of improvisation as it relates to what he described as "a truly American artform" with residents and visitors at Montgomery Place, 5550 Sout

HPHERALD.COM - 2017-09-20 06:57:06

Wow! House: Stunning Log Cabin For Under $1M

Address: 55 Chippewa Dr, Oswego, IllinoisPrice: $969,000Square Feet: 10200Bedrooms: 6Bathrooms: 6 Full and 1 Half BathsBuilt: 1997Features: Own a one of a kind luxury home at half price! Timber frame builder, architect, and insurance adjustor all say replacement/replicate price would exceed $2Millio

PATCH - 2017-09-19 18:30:51

"An Evening at Arranmore" raises $13,300 for Edward Foundation's "Campaign Against Cancer"

The Edward Foundation raised $13,300 at its fundraiser, "An Evening at Arranmore," held Aug. 10 at the Arranmore Farm & Polo Club in Oswego. The proceeds benefit the Foundation's "Campaign Against Cancer," which supports the Edward Cancer Center in Naperville. Thirty guests attended the event, which

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 17:58:07

SXU welcomes award-winning poet Carlos Andres Gmez on September 27

Each year, Americans observe Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15, by celebrating the history, culture and contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans. As a way to celebrate this month, Saint Xavier University (SXU) welcomes award-winning spoken word poet Carlos Andres Gmez, st

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-09-19 19:45:11

Oswego Police Investigating Theft at Meijer's; Over $400 in Alcohol Reported as Stolen

The Oswego Police Department is currently investigating a theft that occurred at the Oswego Meijer's at some point on Sep. 17. According to a police report, officers were informed of the theft at 2:40 p.m. on Sep. 19. The store, which is located in the 2000 blk. of Rt. 34, reported to officers that

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 15:51:00

Sheriff's Office Investigating Armed Robbery Reported in Oswego Township

Little information has been released and no arrests have yet been announced in a reported Armed Robbery that apparently occurred in Oswego Township on Friday night. The Kendall County Sheriff's Office released some information on that incident, late Tuesday. They say sheriff's deputies were called t

WSPYNEWS.COM - 2017-09-20 12:20:00