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VAC bus
1/30/2014
Special ed co-op stay extended
Board votes 6-1 to keep district in KCSEC until 2016 - 8/28/2014
Montgomery OKs La Chiquita incentive pact
Supermarket chain to use sales tax rebates to renovate Douglas Road store - 8/28/2014
Have Kendall Co. property values bottomed out?
Have Kendall Co. property values bottomed out? - 8/28/2014
A Metra Park-n-Ride for Oswego's east side?
Village conducting online survey to gauge public interest; early response favorable - 8/28/2014
Dog park plans topic for park district open house
Special event held in Oswego's Jaycee Park for neighbors, interested residents - 8/28/2014
Plan for park changes a concern for neighbors
Plan for park changes a concern for neighbors - 8/28/2014
School board approves new logo in 6-1 ballot
8/28/2014
Call it 'SD 308'
School district to drop Oswego name as part of re-imaging - 8/21/2014
No court decision on drainage districts
Farm Bureau to host info sessions prior to fall court date - 8/21/2014
No operations tax hike in proposed school budget
But board members acknowledge district's debt structure will require increase - 8/21/2014
Oswego's Ogden Falls water tower painting set
Four bids received; contract awarded - 8/21/2014
Oswego OKs new police chief employment pact
Burgner to begin tenure as village's top law enforcement official Nov. 27 - 8/21/2014
Illegal fireworks a problem in Montgomery
Increasing fines for violators among options under village board consideration - 8/21/2014
Regional lobbying effort to widen Route 30?
Montgomery official proposes village ask support of other area towns, counties - 8/21/2014
County board responds to deputy's labor grievance
Payroll adjustment OK'd; deputy asks board support to keep job - 8/21/2014
Dual language concerns aired
Parents question program staffing for new school year - 8/14/2014
Montgomery tables La Chiquita incentive pact
Framework for sales tax rebates 'worked out'; board vote expected Aug. 25 - 8/14/2014
Slow schools' departure from special ed co-op?
Parents voice concerns; superintendent to meet with other co-op leaders - 8/14/2014
OEHS dean, Plank principal among appointees
8/14/2014
Oswego may take over Ogden Falls streets
Board members approve resolution; ask staff, attorney for more info - 8/14/2014
Montgomery waives bidding, buys road salt
Staff solicited price quotes after village came up empty in state bidding - 8/14/2014
Residents could have vote on drainage districts
Attorneys for Oswego, association have differing views; court hearing Monday - 8/14/2014
Two terms enough for LeClercq
Oswego Village President to step down next spring - 8/7/2014
Yesteryear
8/7/2014
Six named to school administrator positions
8/7/2014
Plans to widen Rt. 30 west of Rt. 31 put on display
But Montgomery official cautions that construction years away - 8/7/2014
School board OKs pact with transportation union
Contract includes wage hikes, but described as 'cost neutral' to district - 8/7/2014
Wage hike for part-time county employee OK'd in split vote
8/7/2014
County board lifts taxes, fees on motorcycle poker runs
8/7/2014
Rauner: 'I'm a middle class guy'
GOP_candidate for governor meets with Kendall GOP behind closed doors - 8/7/2014
Two seeking Oswego's top job
Incumbent LeClercq expected to make plans known soon - 7/31/2014
Montgomery hears La Chiquita rebate request
Grocer seeking to purchase, remodel Montgomery Marketplace on Douglas Road - 7/31/2014
Rail crossing work to start Tuesday in downtown Oswego
Police warn motorists to expect delays - 7/31/2014
Area mayors to paddle the Fox River again
Plan September outing to promote river improvements, safety at dams - 7/31/2014
Bumper crop growing on Kendall County farms
But expected high yields driving down prices for corn and soybeans - 7/31/2014
Will county have enough road salt this winter?
No bids received through state program; county seeking bids directly - 7/31/2014
Hope, help available for young job seekers
Kendall-based agencies assist unemployed who have nowhere else to turn - 7/31/2014
Oswego home invaded; victims refuse police interviews
7/24/2014
No criminal charges in per diem probe
7/24/2014
Park district, foundation plan Oswego dog park
Three acre facility proposed in Jaycee Park along Douglas Road - 7/24/2014
Montgomery seeks to curb illegal fireworks
Board members cite complaints over holiday; ask for police review - 7/24/2014
New Oswego police chief looks back, ahead
'Ride along' with cop as a teen sparked interest in law enforcement career - 7/24/2014
Official: Montgomery trustee should lead fest parade
Heinz deserving due to years of service to the village, festival, Lee says - 7/24/2014
Congressmen split vote on highway funding bill
Foster a 'yes' on temporary fix; Hultgren only Illinois lawmaker to vote 'no' - 7/24/2014
Rt. 30 projects about two months behind schedule
Rains cited as factor; substantial completion now expected late this fall - 7/17/2014
Veteran Oswego Police officer to lead department
Board OKs Burgner appointment in 4-0 vote; to succeed Baird this fall - 7/17/2014
Video gaming wagers topped $1 million in May
Oswego netted $2,700 in revenues; Montgomery received $3,000 - 7/17/2014
Montgomery backs request to move billboard
Firm will be allowed to maintain Rt. 30 sign, but will take down sign on Rt. 31 - 7/17/2014
School district to seek online learning waiver
Board votes 4-0 to file request with state; decision expected this fall - 7/17/2014
A permanent shelter for_Kendall Co. homeless?
County board listens as PADS officials voice differing opinions - 7/17/2014
New animal control warden worked at no-kill shelter
Anna Friedman transitioned from social work to animal welfare - 7/17/2014
Report shows fewer out of work here
Kendall County unemployment rate dropped two percentage points in May - 7/10/2014
Library district seeks to re-finance bonds
Board advised agency could save up to $200,000 - 7/10/2014
Oswego approves Jimmy John's request
Sign amendment OK'd for Route 71 sandwich shop - 7/10/2014
Oswego will re-bid creek path repair project
Lone bid came in more than $400,000 over consultants' initial estimate - 7/10/2014
Volunteers work to keep food pantry stocked
Local residents again raising fresh produce in park behind Prairie Point Center - 7/10/2014
Kendall County Board news briefs...
17 apply for county animal control warden job - 7/10/2014
County may delay or scrap some building projects
Seeking to cut costs, officials shelve plans for office addition, storage building - 7/10/2014
Oswego says 'no' to golf carts
Trial program to allow carts on streets rejected - 7/3/2014
Schools seek waiver to boost online courses
Public hearing scheduled as part of July 14 school board meeting - 7/3/2014
Oswego OKs plans for Orchard Rd. Taco Bell
Restaurant to locate near Jewel store - 7/3/2014
Yesteryear
7/3/2014
Work to start soon on library expansion
Library board accepts contractor bids; project within $5M budget, board told - 7/3/2014
Montgomery Board OKs street resufacing funding
Seasons Ridge work expected next month - 7/3/2014
LeClercq expects to name new police chief soon
Oswego Village Board committee, police professionals interview applicants - 7/3/2014
School board OKs park district partnership pact
New agreement consolidates prior pacts; park board vote expected July 17 - 7/3/2014
State to pay for_Wolf's Crossing Rd. upgrade study
IDOT chief meets with local officials - 6/26/2014
Bids opened for Mill Road trail project
Construction expected to start in 'one to two months' - 6/26/2014
'Nobody has been minding the store'
Audit of county board members' per diem mileage payments released - 6/26/2014
School board votes to withdraw from co-op
Administration recommendation supported; parents express concerns - 6/26/2014
Parents voice support for dual language program
Petitions urging retention, expansion of program presented to school board - 6/26/2014
Finding tenant for old Kmart a 'tricky situation'
Montgomery official updates village board on business attraction efforts - 6/26/2014
Park district plans Augusta Lake Park upgrades
Agency seeking $200,000 state grant to help pay for improvements - 6/26/2014
Oswego a boring place?
Village president disagrees with blog's 'light-hearted' list - 6/19/2014
Oswego Board backs plans for Orchard Rd. development
Project would include 346 apartments - 6/19/2014
OHS to get new track; OEHS will be resurfaced
Board OKs contract in split, 4-2 vote; repair work also set at other schools - 6/19/2014
Drone a new tool in Kendall farmer's toolbox
Remote control aircraft provides live video of field, crop conditions - 6/19/2014
Golf carts on Oswego streets? Board deadlocks on ordinance
Second vote on trial program expected - 6/19/2014
Three administrators to depart school district
Board accepts resignations for HR_director; OEHS assistant; secondary ed assistant - 6/19/2014
Park district employee salaries under review
Survey taken; director to present updated salary range plan to board in July - 6/19/2014
Schools to keep dual language program-for now
Audit to examine entire ELL program - 6/12/2014
Montgomery staff salary study underway
Village staff seeking salary info from other communities - 6/12/2014
'Casualty event' tests police, fire, hospitals
Large-scale practice allows emergency responders to prepare for the worst - 6/12/2014
School district to withdraw from special ed co-op?
Superintendent cites student performance gap in making recommendation - 6/12/2014
'Little Library' opens in Oswego neighborhood
Lake View family seeks to share love of reading with neighbors - 6/12/2014
State to open bids for Mill Road trail tomorrow
Construction expected to start later this month or in early July - 6/12/2014
Weis release details on per diem payments
Audit shows 11 current, former officials incorrectly charged county - 6/12/2014
Pay back mileage, per diems?
County board members react to repayment request - 6/5/2014
Wait over for same sex couples
First marriage licenses issued as new state law takes effect - 6/5/2014
Yesteryear
6/5/2014
School chief's performance goals approved
If goals are achieved by next June, Wendt could earn an extra $27,500 - 6/5/2014
New principal named at Oswego East High School
Martens has served as Belvidere High principal since 2010 - 6/5/2014
Salaries set for three school administrators
Base salaries locked for three years, but officials can earn bonuses - 6/5/2014
Montgomery's downtown focus of walking tour
Historic preservation commission offering free event June 21 - 6/5/2014
Kendall County Board news briefs...
County's cost for per diem, mileage audit: $24,384 - 6/5/2014
Per diem, mileage tab: $45,997
Letters list how much current, former board members owe county - 5/29/2014
Augusta Lake Park renovations planned
Park district will seek grant to cover portion of cost - 5/29/2014
Board urged to keep dual language program
Crowd packs_meeting; adminstration to present recommendation June 9 - 5/29/2014
Will Montgomery residents vote to fund roads?
Village to offer property tax rebates if voters OK Nov. 4 referendum - 5/29/2014
Marijuana cultivation center in Kendall County?
County receives inquiry; board members want more information - 5/29/2014
State supreme court rules SA's subject to FOIA
Request for assistant state's attorney's emails prompted lawsuit - 5/29/2014
Montgomery says 'no' to senior citizen panel
Board member, volunteers to continue to oversee monthly program - 5/29/2014
No more gas for donuts?
County board backs unspecified change to mileage payment policy - 5/22/2014
No change in park district board leadership
Mattingly re-elected board president; Krahn to remain as board vice president - 5/22/2014
Third park board member resigns since November
Mattingly: Roy White will be missed - 5/22/2014
Montgomery hears request to keep Rt. 30 billboard
Firm offers to take down Rt. 31 billboard if village OKs relocation of Rt. 30 sign - 5/22/2014
Park board OKs Jaycee Park renovation contract
Plainfield firm to complete work this summer - 5/22/2014
Official: audit shows $46,000 owed to county
Letters seeking repayment from 11 current, former board members in mail soon - 5/22/2014
Kendall chairman details business growth efforts
Shaw notes county's 'balancing act' of providing services to more residents - 5/22/2014
Change school funding method?
Oswego School District officials huddle in Springfield with local state reps - 5/15/2014
Montgomery Board OK with referendum question
Vote pending to place sales tax hike request on Nov. 4 ballot - 5/15/2014
285 here applied for health insurance under ACA
Counselor: Quite a few Kendall parents sought insurance for their children - 5/15/2014
State's attorney: per diem letters in mail soon
Repayment sought from 11 current, former county board members - 5/15/2014
County board chaplain hails prayer ruling
Prochaska plans to use 'God' and/or 'Lord' in prayers to open meetings - 5/15/2014
'Wall of Honor' unveiled at Oswego High
Photos of over 100 grads who served or are now serving in military on display - 5/15/2014
Montgomery Board approves street resurfacing
Two streets, three courts in Seasons Ridge to receive new asphalt - 5/15/2014
County board to keep per diems, benefits
Resolution to do away with current system rejected - 5/8/2014
Yorkville's Rt. 47 project to impact Oswego traffic
IDOT_to detour Rt. 47 traffic onto Orchard Rd. bridge May 29-June 9 - 5/8/2014
Yesteryear
5/8/2014
Local school reps lobbying state lawmakers
Push for major change in state's method of paying for schools - 5/8/2014
Next Oswego police chief a familiar face?
LeClercq plans to appoint applicant from within the department - 5/8/2014
Parks, schools sharing resources, panel told
Park district director details how agencies have together for years - 5/8/2014
Marketing boost for county forest preserve district
Benedictine U grad students to develop no cost plan for agency - 5/8/2014
Property tax bills in the mail
Higher rates may mean bigger bills - 5/1/2014
Montgomery water rate hike set
Newly adopted ordinance includes future annual increases - 5/1/2014
Prospect of 'Habitat' homes concerns neighbors
Non-profit agency has yet to file plans for lots on Montgomery's Keck Ave. - 5/1/2014
Oswego Board rejects sales, gas tax proposals
Village to dip into fund reserves - 5/1/2014
Final Oswego Library addition design approved
Consultants plan to seek bids this month; construction to start in July - 5/1/2014
Montgomery to consider property tax rebate
If voters pass sales tax hike to fund streets village could rebate portion of tax bill - 5/1/2014
Dedication scheduled for OHS veterans memorial
Photos of 120 alumni who have served military will be on display - 5/1/2014
Shooting victims out of hospital
Montgomery Police seeking information on east side incident - 4/24/2014
Cost in the way of widening Wolf's Crossing Rd.
Local, state officials review options on how to pay for $37.8M project - 4/24/2014
School board member: time to sell Rt. 126 land
O'Neil: use sale proceeds to pay for maintenance, capital projects - 4/24/2014
Official: Schools can add staff without extra cost
Enrollment projected to increase by more than 500 students this fall - 4/24/2014
Superintendent in line for bonuses if goals are met
Recently approved contract also includes contributions to tax sheltered annuity - 4/24/2014
Did officials overstep in aiding former staffer?
Oswego Board members disagree on retrieval of personal items from village hall - 4/24/2014
County board compensation overhaul backed
Committee favors ending per diems, health and dental insurance, mileage - 4/24/2014
Slow going on Route 30 construction
Montgomery Board told two state projects behind schedule - 4/17/2014
Hobby Lobby store coming to Oswego
Will locate in former Lowe's store - 4/17/2014
School district to retain current food service?
Two vendors object to administration's recommendation to remain with Aramark - 4/17/2014
School repair, improvement bids sought
Funding for 13 projects to come from district's capital projects account - 4/17/2014
Per diem reform proving a 'taboo subject'
Concensus on changes proving elusive for county board panel - 4/17/2014
Montgomery staff salary schedule questioned
Village board members question impact of annual, incremental raises - 4/17/2014
Montgomery approves road condition study
Firm to use 'road surface laser technology' to evaluate local streets - 4/17/2014
Almost property tax bill time
4/10/2014
Parents sorry Oswego East principal leaving
Lee's work with parents, students over the past year lauded - 4/10/2014
Committee lists $7.8M in school facility upgrades
Superintendent, staff trim project list, cost estimate to $3.6M - 4/10/2014
Oswego OKs Orchard Rd. senior apartments
Village president casts tie-breaking vote after board deadlocks - 4/10/2014
Oswego targets several streets for resurfacing
Resolution passed; work expected to start after Memorial Day - 4/10/2014
Oswego president: village may not need to raise taxes for roads
Hearing on tentative budget Tuesday - 4/10/2014
County approves waste transfer station pact talks
4/10/2014
OK new contract for school chief
Board votes 6-1 to give Wendt four additional years - 4/3/2014
Spirited debate on county board compensation
Some favor doing away with per diems, other benefits; others opposed - 4/3/2014
LeClercq: smaller Home Rule sales tax hike suggested
Oswego village president says officials will not consider a full one percent increase - 4/3/2014
Yesteryear
4/3/2014
Montgomery Board unanimous on referendum bid
Should sales tax be raised to pay for street maintenance? Voters to decide - 4/3/2014
Grant sought for Boulder Point renovations
Park district board authorizes staff to file application with state agency - 4/3/2014
New home for local landmark caboose
Vintage railcar stood for four decades along Rt. 34 between Oswego, Yorkville - 4/3/2014
Sales tax hike, fuel tax on Oswego agenda
Sales tax hike, fuel tax on Oswego agenda - 3/27/2014
Oswego East principal to leave June 30
Lee accepts assistant superintendent's job in the Indian Prairie School District - 3/27/2014
How much do county board members owe?
11 to receive letters soon seeking repayment of per diems - 3/27/2014
Oswego residents to pay more on electric bills
Charge for electric power to rise when current contract expires June 30 - 3/27/2014
Montgomery OKs Boulder Hill water main pact
Second phase of project will start pending IEPA approval of plans, loan - 3/27/2014
Baird will likely run unopposed this fall
Kendall Democrats not expected to slate candidate for county sheriff - 3/27/2014
Mill Rd. trail construction expected this summer
Oswego to use federal grant proceeds to pay for majority of project - 3/27/2014
Oswego chief wins GOP_sheriff's race
Baird may run un-opposed in general election; voter turnout just 19% - 3/20/2014
Republican voters like incumbent county clerk
Gillette wins with 72% of vote - 3/20/2014
Gilmour, Prochaska win in GOP District 1
Davidson also successful in bid to re-claim board seat - 3/20/2014
Incumbents prevail in GOP District 2 county board race
Gryder, Cullick win three-way contest - 3/20/2014
Oswego seeks to identify downtown developer
Firm would oversee redevelopment of old village hall site, three adjoining parcels - 3/20/2014
Montgomery honors Oscar-nominated resident
Board proclaims March 31 as 'Edgar Barens Day' in the village - 3/20/2014
Vote on Rt. 30, Wolf's Crossing gas station agreement tabled
Residents voice concerns over traffic; Oswego Board wants more information - 3/20/2014
Montgomery to put sales tax hike on ballot
Citing need for road funds, board backs plan for fall referendum - 3/13/2014
Earlier start for Oswego street resurfacing?
Board backs plan to expedite program; extra funding source to be determined - 3/13/2014
Yesteryear
3/13/2014
School board OKs police at school polling places
Approve previously tabled pact with Aurora Election Commission - 3/13/2014
Water rate hike in proposed Montgomery budget
Village president: 4% increase necessary to maintain water system - 3/13/2014
Sheriff's candidates differ on chief deputy
Baird would replace deputy; Eaves, Christiansen would retain him - 3/13/2014
Most voters likely to stay away from polls
Just 22 percent of Kendall voters cast ballots in last non-presidential primary - 3/13/2014
SA: Board members may owe $50,000
Wrongly claimed mileage payments to further boost cost - 3/6/2014
Committee open to doing away with per diems
County board members received $146,720 in salary, benefits last year alone - 3/6/2014
Going to the library? Leave your gun in the car
Oswego Police brief library board on conceal carry rules - 3/6/2014
Montgomery mayor: no to Home Rule referendum
Board members discuss options for street maintenance funds - 3/6/2014
'Totally honored just to be there'
Montgomery filmmaker's documentary an Oscar runner-up - 3/6/2014
Candidates stake out positions at forum
Kendall County Farm Bureau hosts event at historic courthouse - 3/6/2014
Baby wouldn't wait for mom to reach the hospital
Oswego Paramedics help mom make safe delivery in ambulance - 3/6/2014
Kendall Co. to 11 board members: pay us back
Repayment sought for mileage, per diems billed in error - 2/27/2014
Change school funding method?
State committee drafting resolution, board told - 2/27/2014
School chief: growth a continuing challenge
Wendt notes Oswego School District now bigger than Naperville - 2/27/2014
Montgomery Police detail response to shooting
Police chief: three suspects arrested within 15-18 minutes of Feb. 11 incident - 2/27/2014
For police social media both a help, hinderance
Montgomery Police urge residents to use caution sharing info online - 2/27/2014
New school district math curriculum on display
Meets Common Core standards; final school board vote pending - 2/27/2014
Deny request to expunge record in murder
Carbondale man was arrested in '70 slaying, but later acquitted - 2/27/2014
A tough winter to cope for many
Agency notes spike in calls from people with depression and anxiety - 2/20/2014
Shooting investigation continues
Boulder Hill man, two juveniles face charges - 2/20/2014
Park district releases list of board applicants
Initial denial prompted Ledger-Sentinel to file FOIA request - 2/20/2014
How much will county board members pay back?
Committee to discuss per diem reimbursements on Tuesday - 2/20/2014
Election day school security measures questioned
Plan to station officers at The Wheatlands, Homestead called 'reactionary' - 2/20/2014
Montgomery president: sales tax vote 'best option'
Brolley notes need for additional revenues in 'State of the Village' address - 2/20/2014
Oswego president touts village's business growth
LeClercq cites growing list of local businesses in 'State of Village' address - 2/20/2014
School district board rejects STEM School
Board members cite multiple reasons not to participate with Aurora U, other districts - 2/13/2014
Arrest three in Montgomery drive-by shooting
Shots fired at home in Lakewood Creek West Subdivision - 2/13/2014
Montgomery officials resume road funding talks
Board told $1.8M to $2.3M needed annually to pay for maintenance program - 2/13/2014
Electric aggregation campaign to start soon
Referendum for Boulder Hill, other unincorporated areas on March 18 ballot - 2/13/2014
Board was urged to support STEM_School
Parents, officials cited potential benefits prior to negative vote - 2/13/2014
AU Plans to Open STEM School in August
2/13/2014
Montgomery business owner commends police chief, dept.
Investigation led to two arrests - 2/13/2014
Per diem investigation findings outlined for committee
Weis: all 11 Kendall officials in probe had violations - 2/6/2014
Park board votes to fill vacant seat
Appointee has been active in park district programs - 2/6/2014
Who applied for vacant park district board seat?
Board members decline request to release applicants' names - 2/6/2014
Oswego now mixing sand with road salt
Public works dept. moves to conserve salt; motorists urged to use extra caution - 2/6/2014
Yesteryear
2/6/2014
Presentation on bald eagles draws a crowd
Area residents of all ages fill Montgomery Village Hall meeting room - 2/6/2014
'They sit you down like you're a criminal'
Former official questions per diem investigation; presents county with check - 2/6/2014
Oswego Public Library may grow again
Board reviews plans for 11,370 foot addition with second story - 1/30/2014
Official 'moderately confident' of road salt supply
If Mother Nature cooperates, Montgomery should have enough for winter's waning weeks - 1/30/2014
Oswego Board wants to see street funding options
Annual funding gap to maintain streets estimated at $1.1 million - 1/30/2014
SA to discuss per diem investigation findings
Weis will also make recommendations to county board committee - 1/30/2014
Oswego Village Board may amend liquor code
Change would permit sale of bottles, cans smaller than 16 ounces - 1/30/2014
Montgomery filmmaker an Oscar nominee
Edgar Barens' 'Prison Terminal' up for best documentary award - 1/30/2014
SA to release per diem investigation findings
Five current, six former county board members focus of probe - 1/23/2014
Oswego OKs emergency salt purchase
1/23/2014
Homebuilders were busier in Oswego in 2013
Total number of residential units permitted for construction up 102% - 1/23/2014
Common Core math on board's Feb. 10 agenda
Textbooks, curriculum will be placed on public display for 30 days - 1/23/2014
GOP candidates stake out positions at forum
Congressional, state and county candidates address party faithful - 1/23/2014
Montgomery backs fire training facility plan
Oswego Fire District planning structure adjacent to Orchard Rd. station - 1/23/2014
County auditor finds per diem inconsistencies
Differences noted in how board members completed per diem, mileage vouchers - 1/23/2014
Douglas Rd. traffic jams frustrate drivers, officials
Montgomery officials want IDOT, Oswego to adjust traffic signal timing - 1/16/2014
Still time to sign-up for health insurance
Next enrollment event Monday at Montgomery Campus Library - 1/16/2014
School chief: district 'made history' with closure
No one wanted schools open when temps plummeted Jan. 6, 7 - 1/16/2014
Montgomery Board OKs west side TIF district
Village to rebate tax revenue increases on existing buildings - 1/16/2014
STEM_school taking shape on Aurora U campus
Four school districts, AU would jointly operate school for 3rd-to-8th graders - 1/16/2014
STEM_school comes in for sharp questioning
School district board vote on partnership agreement still pending - 1/16/2014
Daughter, dad school board meeting regulars
OEHS_freshman has been attending meetings since 7th grade - 1/16/2014
End of an era in shopping
Montgomery Kmart store to close in March after 30 years on Douglas Road - 1/9/2014
Plow drivers battled snow, then Arctic cold
Oswego, Montgomery officials say public showed patience in storm's aftermath - 1/9/2014
Yesteryear
1/9/2014
Montgomery TIF district vote expected Monday
Village to offer rebates to fire departments, other taxing districts - 1/9/2014
More used food pantry during the holidays
Over 800 area families were served; 200 more than in 2012 - 1/9/2014
State police 'up to speed' on sex assault cases
Over 4,000 cases dating back to '78 were studied; current case lab time cut - 1/9/2014
Plumbing inspector, 93, to hang up clipboard
Former shopkeeper Schneider worked for Oswego, Yorkville and county - 1/9/2014
New state laws will have local impact
Conceal carry of firearms allowed; motorists must put down cell phones - 1/2/2014
Report: inmates stayed longer in county jail in '13
Annual report also shows jail meals cost county about 94 cents - 1/2/2014
Petition challenges dropped in two Republican races
Anthony to face Grundy Co. Board leader - 1/2/2014
Two decades of delighting kids and parents
Ruth Craver retires after 20 highly entertaining years as library storyteller - 1/2/2014
School district leaders look back, ahead
Teaching, learning dept. restructuring cited among biggest '13 accomplishments - 1/2/2014
A year of 'out of sight' of achievements in Oswego
LeClercq cites capital plan, other initiatives among highlights; capital funding talks ahead - 1/2/2014
Last year's challenge a new year's success?
TIF district, infrastructure funding top Montgomery president's agenda - 1/2/2014
Park district budget approved
12/26/2013
Cell tower approved at Fox Bend Golf Course
12/26/2013
Tarah Fowler New Traughber Principal for 2014
12/26/2013
Reprieve for dogs and cats at animal control facility?
Proposed new rules would extend time strays could be kept - 12/26/2013
Sheriff’s Deputy granted leave of absence
12/26/2013
Former county board member, alderman survive ballot challenges
12/26/2013
County board per diem committee convenes
Panel will work to clarify process for paying board members - 12/19/2013
Report: Oswegoans saving on ComEd bills
Aggregation referendum has saved 'average' homeowner $316 - 12/19/2013
Montgomery, state rep honor local veteran
Luckinbill led successful effort to bring Moving Wall back to Fox Valley - 12/19/2013
Dual language transition plans concerns aired
School district board asked to consider extra high school level course - 12/19/2013
Electoral board hears candidate petition challenges
Objectors seek to knock two county board candidates off GOP ballot - 12/19/2013
Trip to China an educational experience
Oswego school chief in delegation that visited schools in Beijing, Tianjin - 12/19/2013
County board approves human resource audit
Assistant state's attorney expects audit will take six months to complete - 12/19/2013
School tax levy OK'd in 5-2 vote
District's tax rate to show increase on next year's bills - 12/12/2013
School district board votes to restructure bond debt
Move intended to ease property tax burden - 12/12/2013
200 local Caterpillar workers facing layoffs
Firm shifting excavator manufacturing operations to Texas plant - 12/12/2013
Montgomery Board OKs $2.1M property tax levy
12/12/2013
Plan compromise on Montgomery TIF district
Options include tax rebates to fire district, letting businesses opt out of TIF area - 12/12/2013
Reduce fees for Orchard Road apartments?
Oswego Village Board wants more information on project's potential impact - 12/12/2013
County board candidates face petition challenges
Hearing on objections filed by Yorkville residents next Monday - 12/12/2013
Demolition set for old lumber yard building
Work starts Monday in downtown Oswego - 12/5/2013
Second electric aggregation vote set
Referendum on March 18 ballot for unincorporated areas - 12/5/2013
Oswego facing street maintenance funding gap
Long-range capital plan: state Motor Fuel Tax funds not enough - 12/5/2013
Yesteryear
12/5/2013
Montgomery, Oswego in the middle on utility bills
How much Kendall County residents pay compared in Ledger-Sentinel survey - 12/5/2013
Filing period ends for March primary candidates
Former Kendall County Board member will attempt to regain seat - 12/5/2013
Long-time park board member steps down
Krase worked to strengthen ties with other local taxing districts - 12/5/2013
A love of reading led to the library board
Vernita Hettrich marks 40 years of service on Oswego Library District Board - 12/5/2013
School administrator salaries below average
Study finds Oswego salaries 'not competitive' for most positions - 11/28/2013
Local real estate market picking up
Homes sales increase; median sale price also rose - 11/28/2013
Healthcare Act info sessions to continue
Kendall Co. Health Department counselor assisting county residents - 11/28/2013
What's going on? Local officials provide updates
Reps from area governmental agencies gather at Oswego East - 11/28/2013
Former murder suspect wants record cleared
Carbondale man was acquitted in 1970 slaying of Lockport woman - 11/28/2013
Attendance at Montgomery tax levy hearing: 0
Levy would freeze village portion of tax bills for all but new construction - 11/28/2013
Oswego president leads area government group
Metro West Council serves 35 municipalities in Kendall, Kane, DeKalb counties - 11/28/2013
Montgomery hears from both sides on TIF
Fire districts voice opposition during public hearing - 11/24/2013
School board maintains bond, interest tax levy
Board majority chooses not to add to the district's long-term bond debt - 11/24/2013
School board votes to seek grant for HVAC units
Funds would help pay for work at Fox Chase, The Wheatlands schools - 11/24/2013
School board moves to maintain developer fees
11/24/2013
No vote yet on county per diem study panel
Board chairman voices support as state's attorney, grand jury probe continues - 11/24/2013
Permit OK'd for chicken slaughtering plant
Proposed facility would be located in rural, southwestern Kendall County - 11/24/2013
Electric aggregation referendum tabled
Dec. 3 board vote to put measure on ballot expected - 11/21/2013
Committee to study payments to county board?
Official: ad hoc group would review payment rules and per diems - 11/14/2013
Tentative school property tax levy approved
Additional revenues to cover increase expected to come from new growth - 11/14/2013
Lowe's has a buyer for former Oswego store
Village officials hopeful for new tenants - 11/14/2013
Honors status urged for music, fine arts classes
Parents, students present request to Oswego School District Board - 11/14/2013
Hearing Tuesday on Montgomery TIF_district
Prospect of losing property tax revenues a concern for fire districts - 11/14/2013
Son's death puts county official on a mission
Deputy clerk asks board to declare November epilepsy awareness month - 11/14/2013
Chief judge proposes drug court program study
McCann: drug court would get 'people the treatment they need' - 11/14/2013
Four of 21 schools meet 'No Child Left Behind' goals
School district board receives annual report - 11/7/2013
Yesteryear
11/7/2013
County closer on second electric aggregation vote
Firm hired to seek electric rate bids; will also promote referendum - 11/7/2013
Candidates react to sheriff's pending departure
Eaves, Baird, Christiansen praise Randall, looking ahead - 11/7/2013
Sheriff to step down when term ends
Randall has served as county's top law enforcement official since '86 - 11/7/2013
School committee talks builder impact fees
Need to update land values on which fees are based discussed - 11/7/2013
Oswego hires engineer to lead public works dept.
Hughes has served as engineer/public works director in Lincolnshire since '08 - 11/7/2013
Montgomery Fest to open on Friday again in '14
Officials note increased attendance, business support for this year's fest - 11/7/2013
Boulder Hill main work nearing completion
New mains installed along several streets; landscape restoration proceeding - 10/31/2013
School chief's bonus questioned
Wendt could receive up to $22,500 in extra pay - 10/31/2013
Oswego East High put on lockdown after gun found
Police investigation leads to arrest - 10/31/2013
Montgomery officials updated on Rt. 30 rebuild
Two of four new lanes expected to open this winter; noise walls to go up soon - 10/31/2013
Poll finds majority supports same sex marriage
Firm interviewed 400 registered voters in 50th state house district - 10/31/2013
Official: plans for local dog park advancing
Resident asks park board for update - 10/31/2013
E EDITION
10/31/2013
Better days ahead for equestrian center?
Budget gap narrows as more using facility for wedding receptions, other events - 10/31/2013
Oswego, Yorkville in middle on property taxes
Taxpayers' Federation tax rate study compares 89 Illinois communities - 10/24/2013
List goals for school district superintendent
Wendt to receive $22,500 bonus if all goals are achieved as scheduled - 10/24/2013
New agency to answer Montgomery 911 calls
Yorkville-based KenCom to handle calls starting Tuesday - 10/24/2013
Park district portion of tax bills expected to rise
Board approves annual property tax levy with $554,000 increase - 10/24/2013
Montgomery Board declines church's request
Purchasers of old village hall sought lower interest rate - 10/24/2013
Oswego reviewing community event role
Participation in for-profit 'Beats & Eats' fest last summer prompts board talks - 10/24/2013
Races shaping up for March party primary
One-week period for candidates to file peittions will begin Nov. 25 - 10/24/2013
Silence train horns in Montgomery?
Village board to consider funding quiet zone study - 10/17/2013
Dominick's closure to have limited local impact?
Oswego officials expect food shoppers to patronize other local grocers - 10/17/2013
Housing authority in per diem investigation
Subpoena asks for documents on Kendall County Board members - 10/17/2013
Clock to mark the time on Oswego's Main St.
Village board voices unanimous support for Junior Girl Scout proposal - 10/17/2013
Technology used to nab cemetery vase suspects
Police obtained warrant to attach tracking devices to their vehicles - 10/17/2013
Request to seek grant for old Oswego hall rejected
10/17/2013
County office building contracts approved
40 year-old Yorkville facility to get new roof, HVAC system - 10/17/2013
Impact of shutdown trickles down
Program that aids domestic violence victims to lose funds - 10/10/2013
Montgomery Road rebuild focus of hearing
Kane County begins effort to improve busy two-lane road; to seek federal funds - 10/10/2013
Sheriff's Office preparing to enforce noise law
Chief deputy: agency to begin enforcement 'as quickly as we can' - 10/10/2013
New signs to highlight canoe launches in riverfront parks
Oswego, Montgomery, Yorkville, park district awarded ComEd grant - 10/10/2013
Oswego portion of tax bills should hold steady
Board backs levy scenario that would result in 'negligible decrease' - 10/10/2013
Gillette to seek third term as Kendall County Clerk
County board member will challenge incumbent in Republican primary - 10/10/2013
'Regional approach' urged for Metra planning
Plano mayor wants Metra to include city in Kendall County plan - 10/10/2013
CHECK US OUT ON THE WEB
10/10/2013
Kendall chairman 'shocked' at subpoena
County grand jury seeking records as part of per diem investigation - 10/3/2013
Highway projects impact Oswego traffic
More heavy vehicles traveling Rt. 34 through downtown - 10/3/2013
Oswego hires assistant administrator
Current Clarendon Hills assistant to also serve as HR chief - 10/3/2013
Enrollment starts for Affordable Care Act
State, federal agencies offering information; area officials, hospitals await impact - 10/3/2013
Yesteryear
10/3/2013
School board agenda policy questioned
O'Neil says two requests to place items on agendas have been denied - 10/3/2013
County board tab over four years: $642,779
Report to accounting firm lists per diems, mileage, stipends - 10/3/2013
Montgomery OKs short-term fix for Third Ave.
Montgomery OKs short-term fix for Third Ave. - 10/3/2013
Subpoena issued in Kendall Co. per diem investigation
9/26/2013
School district board OKs budget in 6-1 ballot
Reduction in General State Aid has cost district $11M in three years - 9/26/2013
Historic group wants a say on old Oswego hall
Village board urged to involve HPC as they consider building's fate - 9/26/2013
Montgomery to boost development agency funding
Village board votes 5-1 to approve MEDC's request for $38,000 - 9/26/2013
Check out our EEdition
9/26/2013
Montgomery sets TIF district public hearing date
Village president: boundaries for TIF area not yet 'set in stone' - 9/26/2013
Montgomery administrative changes approved
Village to hire development chief; will drop assistant administrator post - 9/26/2013
State seeks comments on highway plans
Widening Rt. 47 between Yorkville, Sugar Grove 'years away,' official says - 9/26/2013
Hultgren: 'push pause' on health care law
GOP_Congressman also expects vote on federal debt ceiling this week - 9/26/2013
School board opposes fee cut for apartments
Area residents voice concerns over project's impact on school district - 9/26/2013
Property assessments continue to slide
Most Oswego-Montgomery area property owners should see decreases again - 9/19/2013
Quieter days ahead in Boulder Hill Subdivision?
County votes to adopt noise limits for unincorporated residential areas - 9/19/2013
'Areas of concern' noted on ACT scores
Oswego High, Oswego East scores lower under new reporting method - 9/19/2013
Church asks Montgomery to lower interest rate
Genesis Church still has 20 years remaining on old village hall mortgage - 9/19/2013
School board also hears Speedway project concerns
Traffic, alcohol sales among issues - 9/19/2013
Cross would sue to balance state budget
Local state representative outlines his plans if elected state treasurer - 9/19/2013
Republicans eyeing 50th State House race
Four circulating petitions to have names put on March primary ballot - 9/19/2013
'Manageable growth'
Study: schools will continue to gain students, but at much slower - 9/12/2013
Oswego Board urged to reject gas station plan
Traffic at Rt. 30, Wolf's Crossing_Road intersection among concerns - 9/12/2013
Oswego sewer back-up program gains support
Village would award grants to help pay for improvements - 9/12/2013
Cameras to thwart pet dumpers at shelter?
County board committee considering warden's funding request - 9/12/2013
Montgomery residents seek street, sewer project
Third Avenue homeowners tell board of flooding, street deterioration - 9/12/2013
Official: more HUD housing vouchers needed
More than 4,400 now under the poverty level in Kendall County - 9/12/2013
Developer asks school fee cut for apartments
School district board members question projections; no vote taken - 9/12/2013
New property assessments coming soon
Official: Average decrease about five percent county-wide - 9/5/2013
Oswego backs demolition of lumber yard building
Official: removal of Alexander building will eliminate 'meddlesome structure' - 9/5/2013
Oswego to open stump grinding, tree bids soon
Board may act on contracts Sept. 17 - 9/5/2013
September Yesteryear
9/5/2013
Montgomery business 'talking points' presented
Staff asks board to clarify position on rebates, other incentives - 9/5/2013
State's pension crisis has local impact
Public pensions account for about 4% of all Kendall County wages - 9/5/2013
Park board receives request for more staff
Report notes agency currently has fewer full-time employees than in '07 - 9/5/2013
New life for Oswego's Main Street barbershop
Long-time Aurora barber to re-open former Art's shop - 9/5/2013
Boulder Hill water main project proceeding
6,200 feet of new main installed, Montgomery Village Board told - 8/29/2013
NEW E-EDITION
Read the Ledger-Sentinel online, - 8/29/2013
Cross 'serious' about treasurer's race
Official candidacy announcement expected soon - 8/29/2013
'School is not the way it used to be'
Oswego School District chief cites changes in district, education - 8/29/2013
Kendall Co. home sales, prices continue to rise
Sales up 14 percent over July '12 - 8/29/2013
Hot weather biggest challenge for school opening
Air conditioners malfunction at Fox Chase, The Wheatlands schools - 8/29/2013
Oberweis touts term limits at town hall
Lawmaker hopeful of putting issue before voters in referendum - 8/29/2013
Report:_Blackhawks affected PrairieFest turnout
Carnival set attendance records--except during Game 2 of Stanley Cup playoffs - 8/29/2013
This baby wouldn't wait
Yorkville couple's daughter arrives ten days early in Oswego gas station parking lot - 8/22/2013
School chief: time to move district forward
Wendt lists goals, notes challenges in addressing staff - 8/22/2013
School board, administrators talk, debate budget
Tentative budget shows surplus; hearing, final board vote expected Sept. 23 - 8/22/2013
Superintendent honors immigrant student
Wendt: Alvarez has already 'made a true difference' at OEHS - 8/22/2013
Wage hikes coming for county sheriff's sergeants
Salaries to increase to $80,071 by '14; some changes to health plan pending - 8/22/2013
Seasons Ridge playground to get an upgrade
Park district board approves contract; construction to start soon - 8/22/2013
Montgomery report lists reasons for TIF district
Need for financing, competitive marketplace cited among factors - 8/22/2013
School tax rate hikes a concern
Advisory committee member notes 45% rise over three years - 8/15/2013
Oswego Police hold SWAT training at OHS
Drill intended to boost first response to emergency situations - 8/15/2013
What to do about downtown Oswego?
Board again discusses use of financial incentives to spark re-development - 8/15/2013
Oswego survey shows video gaming interest
Attorney details how village will process license applications - 8/15/2013
Video gaming wait continues in Montgomery
Three firms have license applications pending with state - 8/15/2013
'A lot of hard work' pays off for Oswego teen
Cydney Olah captures 10 trophies at two 4-H shows; dog also wins three - 8/15/2013
A cross country ride against cancer
Oswegoan on Illini team that pedaled to raise funds, awareness - 8/15/2013
School superintendent touts online learning
'A viable option for many, many kids,' Wendt tells committee - 8/8/2013
County may try again on electric aggregation
Official: If voters approve, they would save on ComEd bills - 8/8/2013
Oswego should have an engineer on staff
8/8/2013
County board OKs housing authority lease agreement
8/8/2013
Opinions vary on cutting school costs
School district board to consider questions next Monday - 8/8/2013
Resurfacing set for several Oswego streets
Board approves annual MFT contract - 8/8/2013
Yesteryear
8/8/2013
New school district administrators on the job
Deeney director, Neubert assistant in district's human resources dept. - 8/8/2013
Who will succeed Hatcher on GOP_ballot?
Kendall, Kane Republicans among those considering bids - 8/8/2013
Urge safety upgrades at Rts. 34, 71 intersection
OHS_student cites lack of crosswalks - 8/1/2013
Expect work to start later this month on Montgomery Sam's Club
8/1/2013
Kendall, Oswego unemployment crept up in June
Official says slight increase not unusual during summer months - 8/1/2013
GOP accepting applicants for rep's seat
County party chairmen will interview, select successor to Roth - 8/1/2013
Oswego split on public works dept. changes
Board votes 4-3 to approve restructuring recommendation - 8/1/2013
'This is a good business model'
Oswego president explains 'yes' vote on public works dept. restructuring - 8/1/2013
FEMA extends deadline to file for flood aid
Large number of Kendall residents apply; new deadline Aug. 8 - 8/1/2013
Norah Jones may play in Yorkville concert
Grammy-winning singer expected to join friends on park stage Tuesday - 8/1/2013
Official: Fox Bend losses not what they seem
Park district executive director: 'Cash-wise we're ahead of the game' - 7/25/2013
Length of county per diem audit questioned
Former board member seeks answers; audit has cost $16,727--so far - 7/25/2013
Montgomery officials weigh options on sirens
To expand coverage area, village could spend $20,000 or up to $45,000 - 7/25/2013
Last haircut at Art's Barbershop Aug. 31
Business a popular downtown Oswego gathering place since 1959 - 7/25/2013
Cul-de-sac to go in on Montgomery street
Project required as part of Rt. 31-Rt. 30 interchange work, board told - 7/25/2013
Await school board direction on funding
Cut expenses?_Raise local taxes?_More discussions expected - 7/25/2013
Proposed TIF district concerns fire chiefs
Fear loss of property tax revenue as Orchard Rd. corridor develops - 7/25/2013
Oswego, Fox Metro officials talk sewer back-ups
Village to study homeowner rebates to help pay for plumbing upgrades - 7/18/2013
Police identify body found behind Montgomery Wal-Mart; no foul play
7/18/2013
Oswego, Yorkville fireworks display proposed
LeClercq: towns would get more bang for the buck by combining displays - 7/18/2013
East Aurora hires two former Oswego administrators
Johnson named curriculum director; Brusak to oversee improvement - 7/18/2013
County officials discuss posting 'no gun' signs
Law prohibiting guns in government building affects county facilities - 7/18/2013
Wait until spring to conceal carry firearms?
State police to begin certifying instructors, training courses Sept. 7 - 7/18/2013
Metra controversy to slow local station bid?
Cross 'taken aback' by ousted CEO's $718,000 contract buyout - 7/18/2013
Sixth annual 'Salute to Veterans' this month
Citizens' group has treated thousands of area vets to a free steak dinner - 7/11/2013
Oswego OKs Sam's Club truck facility
Kendall Point project expected to generate 40 new jobs - 7/11/2013
Oswego Village Board splits over closed meeting
Create new positions? Two board members want public discussion - 7/11/2013
Library district's circulation continues to grow
Total circulation up 12 percent in May, activity report shows - 7/11/2013
Oswego Village Board news briefs...
Grant to help pay for Route 71 path, sidewalk - 7/11/2013
Elected officials' job called a 'balancing act'
Orientation session held for Montgomery's new board members - 7/11/2013
Task force formed to help Kendall's disabled
Businesses, other social service agencies involved, county board told - 7/11/2013
Weather story far different as summer begins
Record rains mean lush crops, lawns, but fewer golfers, delayed road projects - 7/4/2013
Oswego, Montgomery Police: 'zero tolerance' on illegal fireworks working
7/4/2013
Low Fox Bend revenues a board concern
Officials mull options, request more financial data for further talks - 7/4/2013
Yesteryear
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 7/4/2013
Local lawmaker on state's pension committee
Holmes does not expect panel to meet Quinn's July 9 deadline - 7/4/2013
County officials question noise law provisions
Law would set noise limits for _Boulder Hill, other residential areas - 7/4/2013
More courtroom space needed, panel told
Improvements could cost county between $4.4M and $5.5M - 7/4/2013
Pride Parade called a positive experience
Kendall Board member, local LGBQT advocate join Chicago throng - 7/4/2013
Quieter in Boulder Hill?
Proposed ordinance would limit noise in unincorporated residential areas - 6/27/2013
Montgomery urged to expand siren coverage area
Residents tell board they couldn't hear siren prior to recent storm - 6/27/2013
Name Hunt Club, Lakewood Creek principals
School district board approves administration recommendations - 6/27/2013
Boulder Hill water main project to start
Website launched to provide updates on construction progress - 6/27/2013
All elementary schools to start day at 8:45 a.m.
Board OKs recommendation to end 8:30 a.m. start in some schools - 6/27/2013
School district hires PR, communications director
Graves to start work next Monday - 6/27/2013
308 Center fire alarm system to get an upgrade
$249,437 contract awarded; school board notified of prior violations - 6/27/2013
Oswego takes a pass on assault weapons ban
Large audience cheers village board's non-action - 6/20/2013
School board OKs principal appointments
Assistant principal at Aurora junior high to lead Oswego East High - 6/20/2013
Bednarcik, East View assistant principals leaving positions
Schafermeyer helped open kindergarten center; Senffner served nine years - 6/20/2013
Montgomery OKs business expansion loan
$1.5 million to Butterball; firm expected to add 100 new jobs - 6/20/2013
Oswego 'heavily marketing' former Lowe's site, board told
Mid-year comp plan upate presented - 6/20/2013
Regional education office faces new mandate
Private firm taking over GED_test; cost to take test to more than double - 6/20/2013
Prisoner's medical emergency will cost county
Sheriff's Office hopeful public aid will cover about half of $102,000 bill - 6/20/2013
Wastewater treatment fee to rise
Fox Metro officials cite EPA mandated plant upgrades as reason for increase - 6/13/2013
Montgomery appoints new administrator
Zoephel has served as village's finance director for past decade - 6/13/2013
Local teen driving crashes down since '08
Police credit 'Operation Impact' started after '07 wreck that left five dead - 6/13/2013
Federal flood damage funding available
FEMA_urging Oswego-Montgomery area residents, business owners to apply - 6/13/2013
Republican stress need for party unity
Gubernatorial hopefuls among those at Kendall GOP gathering - 6/13/2013
Little White School museum study now underway
Final report expected to help officials plan for Oswego building's future - 6/13/2013
Online learning, dual credit initiative continuing
Initial goal: increase opportunities for students, school board told - 6/13/2013
Wolf's Road to re-open this week
Repairs proceeding on North Adams Street bridge - 6/6/2013
Montgomery approves pawn shop law
Requires seller IDs, electronic records of all sales - 6/6/2013
Yesteryear for June
6/6/2013
Cross: legislative session a 'complete failure'
Area lawmakers lament inability to approve pension reform - 6/6/2013
No pension fix, but you can carry a gun soon
Court-ordered conceal carry legislation awaiting governor's signature - 6/6/2013
Banquet hall at Fox Bend Golf Course?
Park district board member cites need, proposes feasibility study - 6/6/2013
Is school district getting full share of state funds?
Administrators questioned on enrollment, state aid payments - 6/6/2013
County board member to seek clerk's job
Koukol to run as a Republican candidate in next spring's primary - 6/6/2013
Boulder Hill water fee hike OK'd
Up to $15 per month fee will pay for water system upgrades - 5/30/2013
New school board gets first budget lesson
Administrators detail annual budget process during mini-workshop - 5/30/2013
Condo manager critical of Neighborhood Watch
County sheriff's chief deputy says complaints are unfounded - 5/30/2013
Plano police chief enters sheriff's race
Eaves to challenge Baird in GOP_primary; Randall announcement pending - 5/30/2013
Change of venue for commencement
Multiple reasons given for shifting OHS, OEHS ceremonies to NIU - 5/30/2013
Two hired as school district administrators
Plainfield East dean to serve as Oswego High assistant principal - 5/30/2013
Moratorium put on virtual charter schools
Quinn signs legislation; plan for local charter on hold for at least one year - 5/30/2013
Contractor hired to fix bridges
Oswego officials target mid-June to re-open Adams St., Wolf's Crossing Rd. - 5/23/2013
Boulder Hill water bond sale pending
Montgomery vote on bonds, contract expected - 5/23/2013
Ordinance to limit noise in Boulder Hill?
Homeowner tells county she 'can't open windows' due to loud music - 5/23/2013
State panel to hear online school appeal
VLS seeking to overturn rejection by Oswego, 17 other school districts - 5/23/2013
Montgomery Board gets report on April flooding
Brian Lane, ComEd right-of-way cited as 'new area of concern' - 5/23/2013
School board splits on hiring more staff
Approve 19.1 more teachers; defeat motion for additional hires - 5/23/2013
Local officials lobby Quinn, state lawmakers
Potential cut in state funding to municipalities among concerns - 5/23/2013
Neighborhood Watch for Boulder Hill?
Sheriff's Office hosting meetings with residents - 5/16/2013
Taxpayers' cost for local election: $5.95 per vote
5/16/2013
Regional meeting sought on sewer back-ups
Oswego officials' goal: limit property damage during next flood - 5/16/2013
Oswego police chief enters sheriff's race
Joins Plano chief in GOP primary; will Randall run again? - 5/16/2013
Limo driver's blood alcohol level well over limit
Cross introduces bill to stiffen DUI penalities for hired drivers - 5/16/2013
County board per diem investigation continuing
State's attorney declines further comment - 5/16/2013
Brolley sworn-in as Montgomery president
Pledges to work to build concensus among board members - 5/16/2013
Re-open bridges by mid-June?
Oswego Village Board moves to speed repairs - 5/9/2013
New era in Montgomery government starts Monday
Brolley will be sworn-in as village president - 5/9/2013
$7.5M school district deficit disappears
Superintendent credits staff at all levels for reducing expenditures - 5/9/2013
Oswego OKs video gaming in split ballot
Board votes 4-2 in favor after rejecting motion for referendum - 5/9/2013
County board takes stand against labor bill
To get state contracts, firms would have to offer training programs - 5/9/2013
School board hears tax bill complaints
5/9/2013
It's unanimous
Walsh, Swanson, Paul elected board officers - 5/9/2013
Tough rite of spring: property tax bills arrive
In most cases lower assessments offset by increased rates - 5/2/2013
'Our hearts are heavy'
Former Oswegoan among servicemen killed in Afghanistan cargo plane crash - 5/2/2013
YESTERYEAR FOR MAY
5/2/2013
'Nothing short of an epidemic'
Law enforcement, counselors warn of heroin's spread in suburbs - 5/2/2013
11 questions with Marilyn Michelini
Retiring Montgomery village president reflects on community service career - 5/2/2013
OK contract for Winrock pool rebuild
Upgrades include eight swim lanes to accommodate meets - 5/2/2013
Plano police chief organizing campaign
Eaves eyes bid for sheriff's post - 5/2/2013
It's official: Bauman, O'Neil, McDowell and Paul to join school district board
5/2/2013
Flood fallout:
Two Oswego roads remain closed for bridge repairs - 4/25/2013
New location for 'Wine on the Fox'
Flooding in Hudson Park prompts Oswego to move event - 4/25/2013
Warning issued on electric power solicitors
Oswego official says some firms have taken advantage of local seniors - 4/25/2013
Two dozen horses evacuated during flood
Southern Kendall County stable damaged - 4/25/2013
Departing school board members honored
Thanked for service to the school district, community - 4/25/2013
The Wheatlands principal to lead kindergarten center
4/25/2013
School transportation building contracts OK'd
Board accepts low bid from Oswego firm, plus alternate bid - 4/25/2013
Local runners safe after marathon bombing
4/18/2013
Delay start for new school district board?
Officials waiting for voting agencies to finalize ballots to determine fourth winner - 4/18/2013
School superintendent passes evaluation
Board president: 'We are happy he is here as our leader' - 4/18/2013
It's unanimous: Oswego Board OKs new budget
Finance director tells board village 'in excellent financial position' - 4/18/2013
On Montgomery agenda: fill vacant seat
New village president, board members to be sworn-in May 7 - 4/18/2013
County board member to lead Kendall GOP
Gryder elected chairman; wants to boost outreach efforts, fund-raising - 4/18/2013
OHS forum to focus on 'dangers in our backyard'
Growing heroin, prescription drug abuse problem to be discussed - 4/18/2013
'Return to Reason' slate prevails
Brolley elected Montgomery village president along with three village board running mates - 4/11/2013
New era for school district
Four newcomers gain board seats in voting Tuesday - 4/11/2013
Online charter school plan rejected
School board members cite numerous concerns in voting 7-0 to deny - 4/11/2013
Yesteryear for April
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 4/11/2013
White returned to park board; four elected to library board
4/11/2013
Voters re-elect Waubonsee College Board incumbents
4/11/2013
Report: public transit ridership increasing
More residents using KAT dial-a-ride service, Metra Park-n-Ride - 4/11/2013
Forum
4/4/2013
A 'no buzz' election
Sparse turnout reported at early voting locations - 4/4/2013
Michelini backs Keck in Montgomery race
Retiring village president endorses long-time board member - 4/4/2013
'Disservice to our residents'
Brolley, Lee react to Michelini's village president endorsement - 4/4/2013
Oswego may host summer music festival
Village board members voice support for 'Beats and Eats' proposal - 4/4/2013
Tear down old Oswego Village Hall?
Tear down old Oswego Village Hall? - 4/4/2013
Park district health insurance costs up-slightly
HMO plan shows 2.9 percent hike, 2.2 percent - 4/4/2013
Technology topic for library district survey
Now available on agency's website - 4/4/2013
A cougar in Kendall?
Couple reports sighting big cat near forest preserve - 3/28/2013
County loses top spot in health study
Obesity rate, smokers identified as 'areas of concern' - 3/28/2013
Oswego: Home soon to Potbelly, Noodles & Co.
Village board approve plans to locate restaurants on Route 34 - 3/28/2013
School board member tells park board 'thanks'
3/28/2013
New blacktop coming to some Montgomery streets
Engineer updates board on five-year street improvement program - 3/28/2013
Veterans support group takes on new project
'Salute to Veterans' join effort to provide housing for vets in need - 3/28/2013
Montgomery Board OKs budget in split 5-1 ballot
Includes funds for merit wage hikes - 3/28/2013
'Pay-to-ride' bus plan OK'd
'Pay-to-ride' bus plan OK'd - 3/21/2013
Online charter school plan questioned
3/21/2013
School board candidates questioned on taxes
Answer questions before about 60 at Oswego East High forum - 3/21/2013
State to use helicopters to combat gypsy moth
State to use helicopters to combat gypsy moth - 3/21/2013
County funds to help pay for Oswego area trails, path
3/21/2013
Montgomery Board to vote on bond sale
Funds would pay for Boulder Hill water system upgrades - 3/21/2013
Plan for online charter school criticized
Proposal called 'Wall Street money grab' at Geneva forum - 3/21/2013
Politicking at Montgomery village hall at issue
Board may amend policy after candidates visit senior luncheon - 3/21/2013
Info on online charter school detailed
For-profit firm seeking board approval to serve school district - 3/14/2013
County settles sheriff's Wal-Mart lawsuit
Boulder Hill couple receive $20,000 for incident involving off-duty deputy - 3/14/2013
Montgomery OKs Sam's Club incentive pact
Village to rebate 75% of sale tax revenues up to $7.5 million - 3/14/2013
Candidates disagree on managing Montgomery
Some support hiring administrator, others back more board involvement - 3/14/2013
Candidates questioned on school sales tax
Oswego Village Board candidates have differing views on potential impact - 3/14/2013
Retention bonuses approved for dispatchers
Montgomery seeking to keep staff on job until center is shutdown - 3/14/2013
Oswego cop honored as 'Officer of the Year'
Hackl selected for his work in drug seizure, shots fired incidents - 3/14/2013
Oswego police chief to challenge sheriff?
Campaign paperwork filed in Springfield - 3/7/2013
Charter school topic for special meeting
For profit-firm to present proposal to Oswego School District Board - 3/7/2013
Oswego to catch up on capital projects?
New budget has funds to repaint Ogden Falls tower, repave streets, install paths - 3/7/2013
Ash borer has 'decimated' Montgomery trees
Arborist estimates 90 percent of parkway ash trees now infected - 3/7/2013
KenCom, Montgomery to negotiate agreement
Agency would answer village's 911 calls - 3/7/2013
No change in school district registration fees
Administrator notes 'current economic stress' facing families in making recommendation - 3/7/2013
Congressmen split vote on violence act
Foster 'proud to support'; Hultgren cites pro-life concerns - 3/7/2013
YESTERYEAR FOR MARCH
3/7/2013
Lawsuit a sign of 'legal system abuse'?
Sheriff says description of Wal-Mart incident 'outrageous and completely untrue' - 2/28/2013
Montgomery OKs Sam's Club plans
Village board to review proposed incentive agreement - 2/28/2013
Boulder Hill water project, rate hike questioned
Montgomery officials cite frequent main breaks as factor in higher rates - 2/28/2013
Oswego Board gets some good financial news
Funding for some capital projects, purchases included in new budget - 2/28/2013
Hire assistant superintendent for teaching, learning
Veteran educator 'well regarded' across the state, board told - 2/28/2013
Oswego Board asked to reconsider gambling ban
Tavern owner says business needs revenue from video poker - 2/28/2013
Kendall Republican chairman steps down
Toftoy's tenure ends March 1; central committee to name replacement - 2/28/2013
Sheriff's Dept. sued in Wal-Mart incident
Local couple seeking $100,000 in damages - 2/21/2013
A 'little bit of a turf battle' on highway funds
Kendall, Kane, state officials huddle behind closed doors in Oswego - 2/21/2013
Conflict of interest?
Park district board appointee's wife is agency's HR director - 2/21/2013
One percent school wages hikes approved
Salary increases granted to district's non-union staff members - 2/21/2013
Oswego was in hunt for Sam's Club store
Firm had option on former Lowe's, but eventually chose Montgomery - 2/21/2013
2014 opening for Sam's Club store expected
Project plans on Montgomery Village Board agenda next Monday - 2/21/2013
Oswego president: village continuing to grow
LeClercq cites residential building, new businesses in report to chamber - 2/21/2013
Sam's Club planning Montgomery store
Warehouse retailer eyes site in Ogden Hill shopping center - 2/14/2013
How to spend $100 million on highways?
State, county lawmakers meet today with IDOT officials in Oswego - 2/14/2013
Oswego OKs pizza pub's funding request
Village board votes 4-1 to help pay for water line and retaining wall - 2/14/2013
More upgrades coming to Prairie Point Park
Contracts awarded to light ball fields, pave two parking lots - 2/14/2013
Former Oswego official named to park board
Board unanimously approves Krahn; will fill seat held by Wass - 2/14/2013
Coroner to seek funding to buy new van
Toftoy says repairs on 11 year-old vehicle now 'nickel and dime'-ing county - 2/14/2013
County OKs pact to upgrade railroad crossings
Crossing at Mill Road among those targeted for improvement - 2/14/2013
School enrollment growth never stopped
Committee told district has gained more than 7,900 students since 2003-04 - 2/7/2013
Oswego Village Board backs reverse 911 system
2/7/2013
Three charged in murder of teen in Aurora
Body found in Montgomery; Oswego man among suspects - 2/7/2013
Businesses get a break on pole signs
Montgomery Board votes to strike take-down provision from sign law - 2/7/2013
East's 'Wolf Pack' students aid Sandy Hook
Honor victims, raise funds for survivors at recent basketball game - 2/7/2013
Oswego building fees detailed for school panel
Official: buyer of a new $250,000 home pays about $39,000 in fees - 2/7/2013
Cross sets summit on Prairie Parkway funds
Area officials have differing views on how $100M should be spent - 2/7/2013
Yesteryear for February---
2/7/2013
Route 30 reconstruction starts in March
Highway to be widened to four lanes between Briarcliff Road, Goodwin Drive - 1/31/2013
County voucher audit underway
Accounting firm expected to complete work by end of February - 1/31/2013
$8M Boulder Hill water main project just a start
Montgomery Board told more mains will require replacement - 1/31/2013
Concerns aired over high school class changes
Superintendent, board explain plan for instructional study halls - 1/31/2013
Final vote on electronic billboards tabled
Montgomery Board rejects recommendation to continue ban - 1/31/2013
Oswego pizza pub's loan request questioned
Village board members cite late payments among concerns - 1/31/2013
A countywide emergency alert system?
Officials weigh cost of service that would provide storm, other warnings on phones - 1/31/2013
Teachers ratify contract in close vote
Three-year agreement passes by 99 votes out of 989 cast - 1/24/2013
Oswego hires new development director
1/24/2013
Kendall Co. foreclosures increased in '12
Official: 2011 decrease may have been due to bank moratorium - 1/24/2013
School chief's goal: A world class school district
Wendt presents agenda to new teaching and learning committee - 1/24/2013
Plan open house on Boulder Hill main project
Montgomery officials to offer information, explain plans at Feb. 21 event - 1/24/2013
Residents speak out against billboard
Montgomery Plan Commission votes against amending sign law - 1/24/2013
Rep. Roth: Ready to work with Democrats
Republican lawmaker's new district includes much of Kendall County - 1/24/2013
A sales tax for schools?
District meets state requirements, school board told - 1/17/2013
Sheriff: Sex harassment policies now stronger
Randall, chief deputy say all reported incidents taken seriously - 1/17/2013
School board approves new teachers' contract
Board president abstains; union vote today - 1/17/2013
'Exhibit A of embarrassing government excess'
Montgomery attorney hits IDOT over Route 30 cost-sharing - 1/17/2013
Panel told school finance not rocket science
Former school board member lists ways schools could cut spending - 1/17/2013
Home building pace picks up in Oswego
Village issued 115 permits for new homes in '12; up 27 from '11 - 1/17/2013
River Run proceeds donated to Hesed House
Official tells Montgomery Village Board more people - 1/17/2013
Restructure school district's bond debt?
New advisory panel hears options; told of looming 'wall of debt' - 1/10/2013
Retired Oswego teacher sentenced to prison
Pled guilty to attempted sexual assault of a child in Wisconsin - 1/10/2013
More buses, more Metra Park-n-Ride users
Number of morning departures, return trips increased Jan. 2 - 1/10/2013
A new location for Oswego Panera Bread
Plans OK'd for building near Meijer - 1/10/2013
Would Montgomery join Kendall 911 system?
Village officials exploring options due to pending departure of Sugar Grove police, fire - 1/10/2013
911 agency may contact you directly
KenCom mulls hiring vendor to provide 'reverse 911' advisories, other messages - 1/10/2013
Montgomery panel to consider allowing billboards
Plan commission to consider issue next Thursday evening - 1/10/2013
Yesteryear For January...
1/10/2013
Sheriff's report shows drop in criminal activity
Calls for police service, arrests declined from 2011 levels - 1/3/2013
Interest low in school board seat
School district receives just one application - 1/3/2013
Sheriff recalls worst Kendall mass murder
Five were shot dead in Yorkville 40 years ago this week - 1/3/2013
A year of challenges, change for schools
Superintendent, board plan now to focus on boosting academics - 1/3/2013
Oswego: Uneventful year proves eventful
Village OK'd new trash pact, hired administrator, nixed video gambling - 1/3/2013
Retail rebound in Montgomery this year?
Village president cites recent store openings, looks ahead - 1/3/2013
Park district cut tax levy 5% in 2012
Agency officials also strove to maintain, improve programs, facilities - 1/3/2013
Agreement reached on teachers' contract
School district board, teachers expected to ratify pact - 12/27/2012
Vote to keep school board elected at-large?
Attorney tells board of referendum option - 12/27/2012
Lyon property eyed for possible Metra station
Lyon property eyed for possible Metra station - 12/27/2012
Retired House Speaker Hastert honored
Plaque dedicated at Historic Kendall County Courthouse - 12/27/2012
Wass resigns from park district board
Slams board colleagues; board president not 'surprised at all' - 12/27/2012
Montgomery wins Kane Co. water tasting test contest
12/27/2012
2012: A glance back at some of the year's top local stories
12/27/2012
Police interview 70 at Oswego High School as part of investigation
12/20/2012
School district tax levy to rise next year
Increase of about $90 for average district homeowner anticipated - 12/20/2012
Area police chiefs back conceal carry
Final General Assembly approval likely months away - 12/20/2012
Allow electronic billboards in Montgomery?
Potential regulations under review; issue on Jan. 17 commission agenda - 12/20/2012
Oswego sued over water main project contract
Contractor objects to board awarding pact to second lowest bidder - 12/20/2012
County mulls vote on fire code resolution
Concern over cost for sprinklers key factor in deliberations - 12/20/2012
Father, son deaths ruled homicide, murder
Evidence heard in Yorkville incident - 12/20/2012
Sheriff's dept. facing harassment suits
Former female employees allege verbal, physical abuse by male supervisors - 12/13/2012
Boulder Hill water main project advances
Boulder Hill water main project advances - 12/13/2012
Changes for school board elections set
Attorney: Two board members must live outside municipal limits - 12/13/2012
$2M Montgomery tax levy OK'd in split vote
Village president casts tie-breaking ballot after board deadlocks - 12/13/2012
Dispute over park board member's residency settled
Wass officially an Oswego resident - 12/13/2012
Montgomery Board urged to look long-term
Montgomery Board urged to look long-term - 12/13/2012
Kendall real estate market recovering?
Report shows modest increases in home sales, prices for October - 12/13/2012
New era for county board
Shaw elected board chairman in split 8-2 vote - 12/6/2012
Brolley a candidate for Montgomery president
Village board member confirms plan to challenge Keck in April election - 12/6/2012
Yesteryear for December
12/6/2012
Objections aired on school tax levy hike
Citizens' group members urge board to reign-in spending - 12/6/2012
'You couldn't find more innocent people'
Kimberly Vaughn's parents trying to understand, cope with tragedy - 12/6/2012
Victims remembered before sentencing
Prosecutors, family members read impact statements - 12/6/2012
Healthcare law may cost park district, board told
Requirement for staff working over 30 hours a week a concern - 12/6/2012
Vaughn given four life sentences
Oswego man who murdered his wife, kids called a 'soulless psychopath' - 11/29/2012
Plan to replace Boulder Hill mains supported
Project would add $15 per month to water bills, Montgomery Village Board told - 11/29/2012
LED billboard along Orchard Road?
Montgomery denies variance request, but could allow sign as special use - 11/29/2012
School district tax levy shows 4.98% increase
Final board vote expected after public hearing Dec. 17 - 11/29/2012
School finance advisory committee named
Roster of 23 members include parents, staffers and others - 11/29/2012
Bike path to go in along north side of Mill Road
Oswego OKs agreements; path to link Route 31, Orchard Road - 11/29/2012
Oswego OKs Rt. 71 water main contract
Village board votes to award contract to Yorkville firm - 11/29/2012
County board approves deficit budget
Board members clash over $2,000 cost for employee wage hikes - 11/22/2012
Three terms enough for Montgomery president
Michelini confirms she will not seek re-election next spring - 11/22/2012
Park board backs five percent levy cut
Board majority rejects colleague's, residents' call for 20 percent reduction - 11/22/2012
Park board member's residency questioned
Wass: costly legal review part of effort to oust him from the board - 11/22/2012
Budget funds to maintain infrastructure?
Oswego Board members react differently to staff recommendation - 11/22/2012
School advisory committees take shape
More than 30 residents apply to serve on finance, operations committee - 11/22/2012
Oswego lauded for holding line on taxes
Kendall Tax Revolt member also asks board to rent out village hall space - 11/22/2012
Contract offer sent to teachers' union
Salary, work days at high schools remain outstanding issues, board told - 11/15/2012
Big drop in Assessment appeals
11/15/2012
Keck will seek Montgomery's top job
Long-time board member confirms plan to run for village president - 11/15/2012
School board urged not to hire assistant
Tax revolt group member cites 'economic depression,' need to cut costs - 11/15/2012
Toftoy: Republicans need to 'get meaner'
Kendall GOP chairman, House Leader Cross reflect on election losses - 11/15/2012
Hastert: Romney defeat no surprise
Former Speaker says Dems put GOP nominee on the defensive early - 11/15/2012
Election changes Kendall County Board
Five newcomers will join five incumbents next month - 11/15/2012
Toftoy wins coroner's race
11/8/2012
Five newcomers elected to county board
For the first time ever, two Democrats to serve on the board - 11/8/2012
Voters reject electric aggregation
Unincorporated residents say 'No' to expected savings - 11/8/2012
Yes, voters would like a 20 percent tax levy cut
11/8/2012
Voters re-elect Morganegg as county circuit court clerk
11/8/2012
Yesteryear for November
11/8/2012
Voters pick Foster, Hultgren for Congress
Foster unseats GOP incumbent Biggert; Hultgren cruises - 11/8/2012
Coroner candidates clash at forum
Toftoy stresses record; Dabney vows to trim budget - 11/1/2012
Which district do you live in?
Re-map may cause local voter confusion - 11/1/2012
Early voting a hit with Kendall voters
Total number of early ballots cast likely to surpass 2008 election - 11/1/2012
County-paid health insurance a forum issue
Will they accept it? District Two candidates' answers vary - 11/1/2012
Montgomery in line for $100,000 grant
Village would use funds to pay for new comprehensive plan - 11/1/2012
School chief marks first 100 days on job
Wendt learns budget, quality education are continuing concerns - 11/1/2012
Revise Winrock Park pool rebuild plans?
Park board agrees to seek bids for six and eight competition lanes - 11/1/2012
Voters line-up to cast ballots early
Oswego Village Hall proving a popular early voting site - 10/25/2012
School bus driver contract OK'd
Negotiations continuing with teachers' union - 10/25/2012
Oswego economic development director out
Village again seeking applicants for position created 16 months ago - 10/25/2012
Plans for school advisory committees detailed
Panels to study school finances, instruction, facilities and policy development - 10/25/2012
Not all Oswego homes saving on electric bills
Some previously unincorporated homes missed as aggregation program begins - 10/25/2012
'Any complaints are too much'
Sewer plant working to limit odors, Montgomery Board told - 10/25/2012
Kane officials thanked for Orchard Rd. widening
Michelini: Extra lanes improve traffic flow, make travel safer - 10/25/2012
Big voter turnout expected
Early voting period begins on Monday at Montgomery, Oswego village halls - 10/18/2012
School district board vacancy next month?
Former president Cullick to depart if voters elect her to the county board - 10/18/2012
Oswego to chip in on Cedar Glen, Windcrest streets
As resurfacing begins, board approves MFT funds to pay for extra asphalt - 10/18/2012
A fourth term for Montgomery president?
Michelini says she will announce her plans after Nov. 6 election - 10/18/2012
Audit: School district top Oswego employer
Wal-Mart, Jewel Osco, Meijer also make list in annual budget report - 10/18/2012
School district hires new transportation chief
Berlin has worked previously for Naperville, Valley View districts - 10/18/2012
Proposed budget has raises for county workers
Board votes 5-3 to place tentative budget on public display - 10/18/2012
Coroner's race heats up
Toftoy's consultant puts opponent's job disciplinary notices on website - 10/11/2012
Hope for quick conviction in injured officer case
Official praises work of Montgomery Police, wishes Kuncl speedy recovery - 10/11/2012
Montgomery expands street repair program
Village board approves funding for patching on three streets - 10/11/2012
Street work underway in Cedar Glen, Windcrest
New asphalt to go in next week - 10/11/2012
No change in Oswego property tax levy
Newly levy totals $1.2M-same as this year; but rate shows slight increase - 10/11/2012
'It does appear to be more negative'
Former, current Kendall Co. area lawmakers assess political climate - 10/11/2012
Oswego to promote use of Metra Park-n-Ride
Village to begin selling passes for new, expanded bus service - 10/11/2012
Interjections:
Only Vaughn trial lesson: there is evil in this world - 10/7/2012
Lower assessments coming for many
Over 47,000 Kendall County property owner to receive change notices - 10/4/2012
Official answers our 'true or false' assessment quiz
10/4/2012
YESTERYTEAR FOR OCTOBER
10/4/2012
Resurfacing to start in Oswego subdivisions
Sewer project nearing completion in Cedar Glen, Windcrest - 10/4/2012
Changes coming with next school board election?
School attorney seeks opinions on election of at-large board members - 10/4/2012
Classmates keep memory of OHS student alive
Organize Nick E. Haben Foundation to help prevent bullying, hazing - 10/4/2012
Deficit trimmed; school budget OK'd
$2.6 million shortfall attributed to drop in state funding - 9/27/2012
'His guilt could not be any clearer'
Juror foreman, prosecutors reflect on Vaughn trial guilty verdict - 9/27/2012
Proposed county highway projects total $42.4M
Includes funding for Grove Road re-alignment, Collins Road engineering - 9/27/2012
Montgomery Board agenda not posted; meeting canceled
Vote on Rt. 25 restaurant rezoning delayed - 9/27/2012
Resident objects to officials' insurance benefit
Money could be better spent elsewhere, county board told - 9/27/2012
School superintendent plans advisory committees
Panels would prepare five-year plans - 9/27/2012
Oswego urged to take stand against puppy mills
Board asked to OK resolution opposed to firms that buys dogs from puppy mills - 9/27/2012
School class sizes creeping upward
Rising enrollment means mores students in many classrooms, board told - 9/20/2012
Christopher Vaughn trial nears end
Closing arguments expected today in Joliet - 9/20/2012
Oswego to change Park-n-Ride bus service
Board votes 4-2 to hire Kendall Area Transit to replace Pace - 9/20/2012
Good, bad news on Kendall home sales
Foreclosed homes continue to sell, but property values also continue to slide - 9/20/2012
County officials cool to garage sale rules
Restrictions would make 'people feel like criminals,' staffer told - 9/20/2012
Consultant hired for Montgomery TIF study
Board votes 4-3 after board members clash over prior study - 9/20/2012
A personal time capsule found in park
Hobbyist uncovers letter from Yorkville resident sealed in jar from 1944 - 9/20/2012
Plan 'bold moves' to trim school budget
Board, school chief talk options - 9/13/2012
Montgomery OKs video gaming
Village board responds to VFW request - 9/13/2012
School chief, Iowa schools settle lawsuit
9/13/2012
Defense to call witnesses in Vaughn trial
Suspect's blood found on wife's clothing, seatbelt, jury told - 9/13/2012
Stop signs sought near Lakewood Creek School
Montgomery Board told of safety concerns at Providence Lane, Prescott Drive - 9/13/2012
Fewer driving on suspended, revoked licenses
Oswego lone exception to downward trend throughout county - 9/13/2012
Oswego's village clerk the retiring type
Hester's responsibilities changed as the village grew to over 30,000 - 9/13/2012
50-year jail term for Montgomery man
LeSure pleads guilty in '09 arson fire that killed cousin, brother - 9/6/2012
29 students transfer schools, board told
Parents at several local schools take advantage of 'No Child' act provision - 9/6/2012
Park-n-Ride funding questioned
Oswego Board expected to vote on new pact Sept. 18 - 9/6/2012
Vaughn: 'I can't see myself coming back' Murder suspect fantasized about
Murder suspect fantasized about living in the wilderness - 9/6/2012
Good news: New Orchard Road lanes to open
If weather permits, motorists should be able to use northbound lanes this week - 9/6/2012
A third addition to Oswego Public Library?
Board planning committee discusses options for public meeting room - 9/6/2012
Kendall Co. PADS program to start third year
Volunteers again needed to assist homeless at area churches - 9/6/2012
YESTERYEAR FOR SEPTEMBER
9/6/2012
School enrollment continues to grow
17,739 in class, still more expected superintendent tells board - 8/30/2012
911 surcharge referendum defeated already?
County rejects Oswego, Yorkville request to take request off ballot - 8/30/2012
911 surcharge referendum defeated already?
County rejects Oswego, Yorkville request to take request off ballot - 8/30/2012
Feds pull plug on Prairie Parkway expressway
Decision pleases opponents; Kendall County officials upset - 8/30/2012
State aid cut called key to school deficit
Board president tells local officials reduction cost district $4 million - 8/30/2012
School district transportation audit proposed
Superintendent: District needs to prepare for further state funding cuts - 8/30/2012
Montgomery Village Board news briefs...
Award contract for street re-surfacing work - 8/30/2012
Montgomery OKs extra mosquito spraying
Village board approves funding for service-if necessary - 8/30/2012
Vaughn trial underway
Oswego man accused of killing his wife and three children in '07 - 8/23/2012
Schools need to hire more staff, board told
Board considering administrative proposal; cost placed at $215,944 - 8/23/2012
Montgomery may allow video gambling
Village board members, VFW representatives voice support - 8/23/2012
'Brew at the Bridge' coming to Oswego
Sept. 29 event to feature craft brews, music in downtown park - 8/23/2012
Financing, state law hinder brewery plan
'For sale' sign back up at downtown Oswego fire station - 8/23/2012
'Deals on Wheels' tour set in Montgomery
MEDC, village to give brokers, clients a first-hand look at business sites - 8/23/2012
County board member wants an apology
Accuses critic of 'piece-mealing' information, says recent charges were wrong - 8/23/2012
School budget shows $5.5 million deficit
Board votes 5-2 to put budget on public display; hears objections - 8/16/2012
Task force to work on school budget solution?
8/16/2012
Some students may be bused after all
Sidewalk, crosswalk work delayed in some areas of school district, board told - 8/16/2012
Recommend review Oswego fund-raiser law
Attorney: 'Vegas Nights', poker tourneys probably illegal under current law - 8/16/2012
Oswego to seek bids on new parkway trees
LeClercq wants to lock-in low prices; board member questions timing - 8/16/2012
Oswego may seek bids soon for Rt. 71 main project
Project necessary to allow state to widen highway to five lanes - 8/16/2012
Montgomery Board refining 'community vision'
8/16/2012
Cut taxes by 20 percent?
Citizens' group places advisory referendum on November ballot - 8/9/2012
Jury selection for Vaughn trial will start on Monday
Oswego man accused of murdering his family - 8/9/2012
Montgomery Board to discuss video gambling
Official cites local business interest, extra potential revenue for village - 8/9/2012
Oswego Board stands by gambling prohibition vote
Reject request from local business owners to permit video gambling - 8/9/2012
Kendall County Board on board with Metra effort
OK resolution that encourages agency to study feasibility of Oswego station - 8/9/2012
School administrator contracts released
Cost for retirement contributions, insurance and fuel allowances detailed - 8/9/2012
Montgomery panel reviews TIF district proposals
Two firms selected as finalists to prepare feasibility study - 8/9/2012
State's attorney reprimands school board
Cited for multiple violations of Open Meetings Act - 8/2/2012
School district buys building, lot
Board OKs Stonehill Business Park purchases in split vote - 8/2/2012
Protest planned at new Oswego Chick-fil-A
Organizer cites chain's donations to anti-gay marriage organizations - 8/2/2012
Yesteryear for August
8/2/2012
School board keeping third law firm busy
Attorneys attending all regular and special board sessions - 8/2/2012
Mixed news on Kendall County real estate
Report shows modest hike in median sales price, but sales decline - 8/2/2012
Cross applauds Quinn for special session
'Willing to stay in Springfield' until pension budget hole plugged - 8/2/2012
'I'm not an unethical, dishonest person'
Oswego school chief reacts to Iowa school district lawsuit - 7/26/2012
Questions on electric aggregation in Oswego
Staff 'bombarded with calls'; some residents reluctant to change companies to save money - 7/26/2012
Village Board news briefs...
Montgomery OKs funding for street projects - 7/26/2012
New staffers introduced to school district board
Oswego East dean, business services director among hires - 7/26/2012
Olympic torchbearer hopes to share the inspiration
Oswego hotel manager carried flame through small England town - 7/26/2012
Retired teacher pleads not guilty in sex case
Held pending trial in November - 7/26/2012
Oswego wants place in new Metra plan
Board adopts resolution supporting continued study of local station - 7/26/2012
Oswego Board says 'No' to video gambling
Local bar and tavern owners had urged board to permit machines - 7/19/2012
County board gives PeaceFest a chance
Concerns aired, but event to go on this weekend at campground - 7/19/2012
Oswego tax revolt rally draws a crowd
Organizers want local agencies to trim budgets; restore '08 tax rates - 7/19/2012
Montgomery officials seeking to set priorities
Village board members, attorney hold first informal 'visioning meeting' - 7/19/2012
'It's time to let someone else do it"
Kendall County coroner says November election will be his last - 7/19/2012
West Nile virus found in Montgomery mosquitoes
Health department reminds area residents to take precautions - 7/19/2012
Montgomery split on leasing village hall space
Board member objects to statements made by MEDC president - 7/19/2012
'We're in serious shape right now...'
Long dry spell conjures bad memories of '88 drought on Kendall farms - 7/12/2012
Kendall coroner faces challenge
Independent candidate officially on November ballot - 7/12/2012
Orchard Road widening proceeding in Montgomery
Contractors pave left hand turn lanes - 7/12/2012
Finish townhome project with apartments?
Developers seeking federal tax credit; Oswego Village Board opposed - 7/12/2012
Attorney to review new school chief's pact
Iowa School Board seeks to halt payment to new Oswego superintendent - 7/12/2012
Oswego OKs repairs for downtown retaining wall
7/12/2012
County board urged to limit open burning
Resident asks officials to restrict burning adjacent to incorporated areas - 7/12/2012
Kendall County foreclosures up eight percent
Circuit clerk hopeful troubling trend will slow by end of year - 7/5/2012
Funds budgeted for wage hikes
Wage 'pool' set for full, part-time park district employees - 7/5/2012
Kendall County fails transparency audit
Illinois Policy Institute cites lack of public information on county websites - 7/5/2012
YESTERYEAR FOR JULY
7/5/2012
Bids for school transportation facilities rejected
Board acts after lowest bid came in $1.4 million over architect's estimate - 7/5/2012
Montgomery backs effort to move Rt. 30 sound wall
Village, park district want wall on north side of Seasons Ridge trail - 7/5/2012
New administrator 'first choice for the job'
Veteran educator Sparlin has worked past two years in Cicero schools - 7/5/2012
'Our schools will carry on in good shape'
Departing superintendent looks back on difficult three-year tenure - 6/28/2012
Investigate Rt. 71 pedestrian death
Oswego man struck by two vehicles early Saturday - 6/28/2012
Montgomery watering restrictions in effect
Village water customers asked to abide by 'odd-even' day limitation - 6/28/2012
OHS, OEHS graduations moving to DeKalb
Oswego School district to rent NIU's Convocation Center - 6/28/2012
New school leadership team taking shape
Board authorizes Wendt to hire administrative services director - 6/28/2012
Cut park district budget by 20 percent?
Program, staff cuts would affect many park district board told - 6/28/2012
Target opening date for Boulder Hill teen center
Volunteers building facility in Boulder Hill Market storefront - 6/28/2012
County board per diems will be audited
6/21/2012
New recycling toters coming next week in Oswego
Groot to drop off new toters; Allied to collect its toters on garbage day - 6/21/2012
Hot dog stand may locate in old Montgomery hall lot
Board voices support for permit request - 6/21/2012
Emerald Ash Borer devastating Oswego trees
Village crews have removed almost 300 trees this year, more to come down - 6/21/2012
New superintendent already on the job
Filling administrative vacancies among Wendt's first tasks - 6/21/2012
'I enjoy being out in front with others'
New Oswego school superintendent anticipates challenges - 6/21/2012
'A hiccup in the road'
Wendt sites 'breakdown in understanding' with Iowa board - 6/21/2012
Purcell: Outside per diem audit not needed
County board chairman also asks end to public talks of payments to Koukol - 6/14/2012
Retired teacher faces child sex, porn charges
McDowell taught math and coached in Oswego School District - 6/14/2012
Appellate court upholds Vasquez sentence
Will serve 15 year jail term in crash that killed five teens - 6/14/2012
Oswego Village Board cool to video gambling
To allow machines in local businesses, board would have to lift 1935 ban - 6/14/2012
Assistant principal to lead Thompson Jr. High
Board approves Lueders as principal - 6/14/2012
No shortage of applicants for school jobs
School board utilized search firm in hiring superintendent, assistant - 6/14/2012
Board names new Long Beach principal
Smith began education career in Minooka - 6/14/2012
What issues are important to Montgomery?
Village board to hold special meetings to determine priorities - 6/14/2012
'This is it'
New superintendent says he wanted to work for school district after first visit - 6/7/2012
Orchard Road TIF district plan advances
Montgomery Village Board supports hiring firm to complete study - 6/7/2012
JUNE YESTERYEAR
6/7/2012
'It's become quite a chess game'
Local state lawmakers reflect on a divisive spring legislative session - 6/7/2012
Superintendent's $236,296 salary just the start
Contract includes tax-sheltered annuity, travel expenses, other benefits - 6/7/2012
Board member voiced concerns, but voted 'yes'
Swanson 'extremely unhappy' with contract cost - 6/7/2012
Oswego's new administrator a 'team player'
Jones: Good municipal government 'all about collaboration' - 6/7/2012
Second Boulder Hill drive-by suspect guilty
Jury deliberated for less than three hours; sentencing set for July 11 - 5/31/2012
Trial for Christopher Vaughn still pending
Accused of killing own family five years ago - 5/31/2012
Number of Kendall Co. jobless down slightly
Oswego unemployment figures hold steady; county labor force continues to grow - 5/31/2012
Architect hired for Boulder Hill pool project
Firm's credits include Aurora's Vaughan Center, Splash Country - 5/31/2012
SA: Park board violated meetings law
Agency agrees to release transcript; board president takes 'full responsibility' - 5/31/2012
Montgomery residents to save on electricity
Newly awarded contract to cut power costs beginning in August - 5/31/2012
Cut park district spending by 20 percent?
Wass proposes goal; other board members say agency has cut - 5/31/2012
Revolt against taxes?
Citizens plan June 1 event in Yorkville park - 5/24/2012
New school chief search narrows
Board held interviews with two applicants at OEHS this week - 5/24/2012
Official: Cost for full-day kindergarten covered
$3 million in revenue more than covers program's $1.8 million cost - 5/24/2012
Q&A: Oswego's new garbage contract
New hauler will maintain current services at less cost - 5/24/2012
Property tax bill increases prompted complaints
Oswego president says he sought information from school board - 5/24/2012
Local officials must learn Open Meetings Act
State law require completion of online training by Jan. 1, 2013 - 5/24/2012
Boulder Hill community center plan gets a boost
Foundation secures $11,400 Home Depot grant, other businesses contributing - 5/24/2012
Out of Naperville
School board to reschedule planned dinner meetings with superintendent candidates - 5/17/2012
Cut sentence in crash that killed five teens?
Appellate court justices hear arguments as family members watch - 5/17/2012
Oswego residents to save on garbage bills
Board OKs contract in split 4-2 vote - 5/17/2012
Boulder Hill water system study set
Montgomery to spend $150,900 to have engineering plans prepared - 5/17/2012
Audit for county board per diem payments?
State's attorney recommends hiring independent firm; board undecided - 5/17/2012
No changes in Kendall County Board perks
Vote to keep taxpayer-funded insurance, mileage reimbursements - 5/17/2012
Montgomery residents to save on electricity
Consultant says savings on electric power portion of bills could exceed 40% - 5/17/2012
Unhappy with school board, high taxes
Residents give school district board an earful; others defend board - 5/10/2012
Open meetings Act violation?
Board failed to record closed sessions; SA investigating - 5/10/2012
Board hit for failing to record meetings
President cites human error; resident skeptical - 5/10/2012
On Montgomery Board agenda: Sales tax hike
Board to hear presentation on referendum to pay for streets, other repairs - 5/10/2012
Oswego residents to save on electricity
Reduced kilowatt per hour rate secured through competitive bidding - 5/10/2012
Homes values down, but tax bills still rise
Tax rate increases offset declining assessments - 5/10/2012
Location big factor in how much you pay
Rates vary throughout Kendall County; amount owed depends on local agencies - 5/10/2012
Petition drive organizers seek school board change
Parents want officers to step down, other members to step up - 5/3/2012
Montgomery budget: Less revenues and less spending
Orchard Road TIF study funded - 5/3/2012
Yesteryear for May
5/3/2012
Grant to pay for Oswego street resurfacing
Wolf's Crossing, new Windcrest, Fairway Crossing streets on list - 5/3/2012
State's attorney asked to investigate per diems
County board member says colleague was incorrectly paid for 49 meetings - 5/3/2012
Oswegoans to pay less for garbage service
Contractor bids come in lower than current rates; vote on contract expected May 15 - 5/3/2012
Board's handling of administrator hiring questioned
Name of new school district finance chief initially withheld after vote - 5/3/2012
School tax rate to rise
Property owners to find increase on this year's tax bills - 4/26/2012
School district to hire 43.5 more teachers
With 400 to 600 more students expected, school board OKs additional hires - 4/26/2012
Toftoy says coroner isn't part-time job
Insists he works 'round the clock,' defends spending - 4/26/2012
School board hires new finance chief
Wages, benefits to cost district $42,000 more than predecessor's - 4/26/2012
Montgomery votes to cut homebuilder fees
Temporary move intended to help boost local home construction - 4/26/2012
Oswego sewer project about 50% complete
Contractors installing sanitary sewers in Cedar Glen, old Windcrest subdivisions - 4/26/2012
'Full speed ahead!' Bob Mitchler remembered
Former state senator a key political leader here for six decades - 4/26/2012
Community mourns student's death
Counselors available for students, staff in all Oswego district schools - 4/19/2012
Strong interest in school superintendent search
Several hundred residents respond to survey - 4/19/2012
Appellate court to review jail sentence
Vasquez serving 15 years in crash that killed five local teens - 4/19/2012
County board per diem payments may rise
Board backs $10 increase in initial ballot; some stipends may be cut - 4/19/2012
County Board per diems, benefits add up
4/19/2012
Board members clash over per diem payments
Koukol defends accepting payments to attend 49 meetings - 4/19/2012
Plan for Orchard Road TIF district backed
Montgomery business group members voice support for initial study - 4/19/2012
State may cut school bus funding
4/12/2012
School district to sell tax warrants
$5M to cover expenses until property tax revenues arrive - 4/12/2012
Montgomery's cost for resignation: $179,500
Long-time manager out as village board votes 4-2 to approve agreement - 4/12/2012
Oswego by the numbers
First ever annual report shows village received 13,000 calls in '11 - 4/12/2012
Federal law requires busing for homeless students
School district uses taxis to transport most of its 19 homeless students - 4/12/2012
Oswego museum helps out Lincoln Library
Provides information on local African-American Civil War vet in rare photo - 4/12/2012
Transition at the Kendall Co. Health Department
New director emphasizes need to make clients feel comfortable - 4/12/2012
Montgomery village manager on the way out?
Contract to be listed on Monday's board agenda; Kaczmarek asking for vote - 4/5/2012
YESTERYEAR--APRIL
4/5/2012
Park district executive director steps down
McAdam served district for nine years; accepts new job in Downers Grove - 4/5/2012
Oswego's new administrator has lengthy resume
Jones has served as chief executive in five other communities since '88 - 4/5/2012
Tree-destroying beetle proving costly for Oswego
Proposed budget includes $40,000 to replace EAB infected parkway trees - 4/5/2012
A mother and child reunion
New state law, Facebook help bring mom and son together - 4/5/2012
County health department 'raises' disputed
New director says increases due to re-organization and saved county money - 4/5/2012
Vickery: Some board members charging double for per diems
4/5/2012
Search for new school chief starts
Public forum next Wednesday at Traughber Jr. High - 3/29/2012
Montgomery may prohibit hiring of officials' spouses
Policy changed contained in new HR manual - 3/29/2012
Plan community center in Boulder Hill Market
YARN Foundation aims to help youths; offer local GED program - 3/29/2012
Montgomery may cut fees for homebuilders
Board majority voices support for temporary $2,000 reduction - 3/29/2012
Military dogs to have their day(s) in Oswego
'Warrior Dog Project' includes special events, benefits over next two weeks - 3/29/2012
Bednarcik students aid tornado victims
Collect and send school supplies for middle students in downstate Harrisburg - 3/29/2012
Park board approves budget in split vote
Board member objects to format, lack of clarity and blames government bureaucrats - 3/29/2012
Voters OK electric power referendums
Oswego, Montgomery to seek competitive bids for residents in effort to cut bills - 3/22/2012
Newcomers top GOP county board races
Former chairman Vickery turned out - 3/22/2012
An election night of second chances
Dems give Foster another nod for Congress; Oberweis wins GOP race - 3/22/2012
Principals brace for construction crews
Expansion projects to start next month at OHS, OEHS - 3/22/2012
When will expanded OHS, OEHS reach capacity?
Opinions vary as to when school district will need a third high school - 3/22/2012
Orchard Road TIF district study backed
Montgomery Village Board agrees to fund study in new budget - 3/22/2012
Cost to repair Boulder Hill water system: $7.8M
Engineering firm presents initial estimate; bond sale, rate hike discussed - 3/22/2012
OK bids for high school additions
Board approves contracts for OHS, OEHS work - 3/15/2012
Kendall home sales finally outpace foreclosures
1,581 homes sold in county last year surpassed the 1,382 foreclosures - 3/15/2012
School district to need about 25 more teachers
Administrator will seek board approval - 3/15/2012
Officials: Bidding electric power will save
Referendum question on ballot for Oswego, Montgomery voters - 3/15/2012
A bounty of districts, a bounty of races
Kendall Co. now home to four state senate, four state house, two congressional districts - 3/15/2012
Olympic champ's visit thrills Churchill students
Figure skater turned author Yamaguchi answers questions, reads from new children's book - 3/15/2012
Oswego hotel staffer to help carry Olympic torch
Kozlowicz hopes to inspire local high school special needs students - 3/15/2012
School board stands by boundaries-for now
Parents from Aurora section of district ask for changes - 3/8/2012
Chickens, honey bees in Oswego neighborhoods?
Homeowners testify in support and opposition to proposed ordinance - 3/8/2012
Oswego weighs how to pay to move water main
State to seek contractor bids for Route 71 widening this fall, board told - 3/8/2012
Extreme couponing to help those in need
Montgomery resident donating free items to April 28 Kendall Cares Clinic - 3/8/2012
More space for Kendall County Food Pantry
Yorkville based-agency to move into larger building across the street - 3/8/2012
'I felt like I was doing something important'
Long-time Kendall County election judges relish their role - 3/8/2012
Kendall County Board news briefs...
OK tentative lease pact for 911 dispatching center - 3/8/2012
School board accepts superintendent's resignation
O'Donnell cites 'philosophical differences'; will stay on until June - 3/1/2012
Yesteryear for March
3/1/2012
'Leadership differences' cited in resignation
O'Donnell will end three year tenure as superintendent in June - 3/1/2012
Montgomery OKs water rate hike in split vote
Estimated 75 cent monthly increase will not affect Boulder Hill customers - 3/1/2012
Education, business growth issues at forum
Dem candidates for State House, Congress exchange views - 3/1/2012
Cross: Era of 'pet project' funding over
Republican House Leader details state budget challenges - 3/1/2012
Opinions sought on Oswego chicken farming
ECO Commission inviting public comments during Monday hearing - 3/1/2012
Candidate's town hall meeting turns into debate
Kendall County deputy clerk challenges recorder candidate - 2/23/2012
No fast track for local Metra station studies
Newly hired engineering firms will have up to four years to complete work - 2/23/2012
Coroner: Candidate's spending allegations are false
Toftoy defends his office's expenditures on meals, conferences - 2/23/2012
School district to save $1.8 million on bonds
Refinancing secures lower interest rate - 2/23/2012
Improve Boulder Hill water system?
Montgomery Board advised upgrades will require more revenues - 2/23/2012
Montgomery seeks more info on rusty water
Staff asked to prepare map showing affected Boulder Hill homes - 2/23/2012
'I wanted to do something meaningful'
Serving others a lifelong passion for retiring health dept. director - 2/23/2012
School boundary proposal presented
Committee hopeful for final school board vote Feb. 27 - 2/16/2012
Large crowd attends forum on new boundaries
Pack Oswego East High School auditorium, some carry signs - 2/16/2012
Homeowner seeks compensation for rusty water
Boulder Hill resident asks Montgomery Board to reduce bill - 2/16/2012
Budget, scholarships among Oswego forum issues
GOP Candidates for newly drawn state senate districts square-off - 2/16/2012
Oswego willing to listen on business incentives
Board members offer opinions when questioned by development director - 2/16/2012
Propose Orchard Road TIF district study
Montgomery officials aim to lure businesses to village's west side - 2/16/2012
Attorney: Montgomery staff erred in buying vehicle
Andersson says board took corrective action after mistake found - 2/16/2012
Montgomery water tests positive for chemicals
Corrective action taken; follow-up tests find chemicals now at 'non-detectable' levels - 2/9/2012
Parents comment on new boundary plan
School district board to review plan next Monday - 2/9/2012
Compensate Hill residents for rusty water?
Montgomery Board member says village owes residents - 2/9/2012
Ethics complaint closed against county official
Commission rules Vickery did not intentionally violate law - 2/9/2012
Park board advised not to keep meeting tapes
Attorney 'in favor of openness,' but tells board tapes pose 'real risk' - 2/9/2012
County clerk defends handling of personal data
Gillette responds to charges raised by GOP candidate for new county office - 2/9/2012
Consultant to complete survey for park district
Park board awards $17,300 contract - 2/9/2012
Who’s paying for the campaigns?
Candidates identify donors in state reports - 2/2/2012
Aurora man convicted in Boulder Hill shooting
Victim’s family ‘satisfied’; trial for second suspect pending - 2/2/2012
YESTERYEAR FOR FEBRUARY
2/2/2012
An Oswego Metra station? Not so fast
LeClercq tells village board Kendall County will first have to join RTA - 2/2/2012
School board to interview administrator candidates
State official says board’s active role in hiring ‘not common practice’ - 2/2/2012
Organize Oswego’s downtown merchants?
Development chief offers assistance, proposes non-profit group - 2/2/2012
Oswego to send letter on electric service vote
If voters say ‘Yes’ March 20, village would bargain for lower rates - 2/2/2012
No race to put cameras in Kendall courtrooms
Judge, state’s attorney offer opinions on high court ruling - 2/2/2012
Less rust reported in Boulder Hill water
Montgomery repairs and puts water well back into service - 1/26/2012
Oswego to seek garbage contract bids
1/26/2012
Mayors push lawmakers on state funding
Seek 'direct deposit' of cities' share of state income tax revenues - 1/26/2012
Kendall Co., Oswego auto dealer reps meet
Board member offers county's assistance in effort to retain Westphal Chevrolet - 1/26/2012
New tenant for old Montgomery tavern?
Board receives liquor license requests from two prospective owners - 1/26/2012
Sewer plant odor a Montgomery concern
Village to seeks answers from Fox Metro - 1/26/2012
School district board interviews law firms
Board meets with reps behind closed doors - 1/26/2012
Boulder Hill rusty water woes to end soon?
Montgomery well should be back in service Friday - 1/19/2012
School district board to interview applicants for administrator's job
1/19/2012
Benefit parity for Oswego's non-union workers?
Memorandum presented to village board; no action taken - 1/19/2012
County clerk removes records from website
1/19/2012
Audit shows county fiscally ship-shape
General fund shows surplus with $47 million in reserve - 1/19/2012
SA: Board can state views on referendum
1/19/2012
School board told: Hiring three staffers would save
Propose new hires for IT department - 1/19/2012
Split school board OKs opening jr. high
Board votes 4-3 after listening to testimony from more than 20 parents, students - 1/12/2012
Recycling cart deadline next Monday
Montgomery residents can choose optional sizes - 1/12/2012
Homeowners complain of rust in water
Montgomery officials pledge to expedite well repairs to fix Boulder Hill problem - 1/12/2012
Oswego moves to OK microbrewery
Board approves zoning amendments - 1/12/2012
Montgomery approves cell tower for KenCom
Structure will adjoin Oswego Fire District station east of Orchard Road - 1/12/2012
Committee working on new school boundaries
Community forums will be scheduled - 1/12/2012
School board to interview law firm representatives
Board sets closed-door sessions - 1/12/2012
Murphy Jr. High back on board's agenda
Board to consider recommendation to open school during Monday meeting - 1/5/2012
Yesteryear
1/5/2012
Interesting, challenging times for schools
Budget remains tight; board faces decision on opening junior high - 1/5/2012
Economy good and bad for park district
Budget tight, but more people signing up for programs, using facilities - 1/5/2012
Plenty of road work ahead in Montgomery
Orchard Road construction to resume; Route 30 widening may also start - 1/5/2012
Oswego still growing despite poor economy
107 new homes permits issued in '11; business growth also cited - 1/5/2012
Budget, new 911 center on county's agenda
Chairman supports using reserve to offset $1.3 million budget deficit - 1/5/2012
Park district planning to update 2006 survey
Board members reach consensus to hire consulting firm - 12/29/2011
Over 137,000 meals served at county jail
Sheriff, chief deputy present annual department report to county board - 12/29/2011
Coroner's report shows increase in natural deaths
Number of cremation permits also up - 12/29/2011
Firefighters, students team up for toy drive
2,726 toys collected and distributed to area children in need - 12/29/2011
Fire district board holds line on tax levy
Agency's tax rate may increase a few cents next year, official says - 12/29/2011
'Occupy' official: Members not 'lazy hippies'
Answers questions at Kendall County Democrats gathering in Montgomery - 12/29/2011
Warm weather good for golfers, Fox Bend
Rounds played exceeds 2010 total - 12/29/2011
Oswego rejects rebate for Chevy dealership
12/22/2011
Estimate for high school additions climb
Revised figures show $1.7 million increase over prior estimate - 12/22/2011
Retired judge, Kendall County official clash
Wilson seeking recording of Vickery's remarks to board committee - 12/22/2011
Oswego starts search for new administrator
When official is hired, police chief plans to return to former job - 12/22/2011
Revolving door for Oswego's top position?
12/22/2011
Officials cautioned on use of electronic devices
Montgomery attorney cites recent Attorney General's opinion - 12/22/2011
Objections withdrawn to Kendall judge's petitions
12/22/2011
$89 million school property tax levy OK'd
Board votes for approval after trimming initial revenue request - 12/15/2011
Microbrewery in old fire station?
Oswego sets Jan. 5 public hearing on permit request - 12/15/2011
Chevy dealer asks for sales tax abatement
Oswego Village Board votes 3-2 to table decision until next meeting - 12/15/2011
Montgomery Chamber to locate in village hall
Village board approves lease agreement after initial vote fails - 12/15/2011
Need to open junior high school detailed
School board takes no action; decision expected next month - 12/15/2011
Committee supports opening Murphy Jr. High
School board president tells group 'We are still collecting data' - 12/15/2011
$471,000 cut from park district budget, board told
Some board members advocate further cuts for 2012 budget - 12/15/2011
Oswego Marine seriously injured in Afghanistan
19 year-old Lance Corporal Kyle Moser graduated from OHS last year - 12/8/2011
911 legal battle cost taxpayers $20,000
Attorneys' fees added up for KenCom, towns - 12/8/2011
School boundary committee holds first meeting
Board decision on opening Murphy Jr. High expected next month - 12/8/2011
A bumper crop of county board candidates
18 Republicans, four Dems file petitions to run in March primary - 12/8/2011
Did Bonnie and Clyde rob Plattville armory?
New evidence found in FBI files - 12/8/2011
Regional school chiefs' bill to cost villages
State to cut payments to Montgomery, Oswego for at least one year - 12/8/2011
Montgomery to decide on Route 30 medians
Village has a choice of grass or 'enhanced landscaping' as part of widening project - 12/8/2011
A new day for garbage pick up for some
Montgomery Village Board OKs new contract in a 5-1 ballot - 12/1/2011
School boundary meetings must be open
State attorney's opinion disappoints school district board - 12/1/2011
YESTERYEAR FOR DECEMBER
12/1/2011
Assessments rose, but no spike in appeals
Kendall Board of Review expects to hear about 700 cases this winter - 12/1/2011
Official sent political e-mail from county account
'If this was wrong, I apologize' Vickery tells county board colleagues - 12/1/2011
Montgomery resident urges action to slow traffic
Village board told Mayfield Drive traffic 'absolutely horrendous' - 12/1/2011
Tighten leaf burning rules in unincorporated areas?
County board committee to continue discussions Dec. 19 in Yorkville - 12/1/2011
Traughber Junior High industrial arts class OK'd
School board splits vote, 4-3; opponents express costs concerns - 12/1/2011
School board split on property tax levy
Board gives tentative approval in 4-3 ballot; final vote expected Dec. 12 - 11/24/2011
Open fifth junior high school? Not so fast
Oswego School District board considers keeping building closed to save funds - 11/24/2011
School district enrollment continues to climb
Home building way down, but district still gained 600 more students - 11/24/2011
'Abstinence Plus' health curriculum approved 4-2
OHS, OEHS teachers will be permitted to discuss contraception - 11/24/2011
Talks continue on Kendall bus service pact
KAT would serve Oswego Park-n-Ride, provide dial-a-ride service - 11/24/2011
Emergency reverse 911 service eliminated
KenCom official cites need to cut costs; another official raises concerns - 11/24/2011
Objections voiced to park district tax levy
Parks, recreation a 'luxury,' park board told; final vote Dec. 15 - 11/24/2011
Board will be asked to open fifth junior high
One of three initial steps proposed to relieve crowding - 11/17/2011
Montgomery residents to save on electricity?
Board approves March referendum - 11/17/2011
Montgomery Village Board agrees on tax levy
Rate expected to rise by a penny, but some may not pay more, board told - 11/17/2011
Oswego to receive less in property taxes in '11
By voting to maintain current tax rate, village to take a loss - 11/17/2011
Montgomery Board OKs new vehicle policy
Public works director to lose use of village-owned vehicle May 1 - 11/17/2011
Montgomery Chamber may become village tenant
Board members voice support for leasing office space at village hall - 11/17/2011
Diabetes Awareness Day has local connection
Montgomery siblings lobbied local lawmakers to pass resolution - 11/17/2011
Tentative school tax levy shows increase
Public hearing, final school district board vote expected Dec. 12 - 11/10/2011
Oswego may outsource some snow plowing
Village seeking bids from private contractors to plow 146 cul-de-sacs - 11/10/2011
Hultgren vows to 'fight' for rail service funding
Congressman will seek to secure funds in new transportation bill - 11/10/2011
County conundrum: Raise taxes or cut spending?
Finance committee discusses how to trim $844,090 deficit - 11/10/2011
Last ride for forest preserve's horses?
Seeking to reduce costs, county may drop funding for equine center's horses - 11/10/2011
Swim season successful, park board told
Aquatic Park attendance topped 41,000; facility shows profit - 11/10/2011
Message board sign at Oswego Village Hall?
Board members offer differing opinions; seek alternate designs for sign - 11/10/2011
Increase 911 phone surcharge?
Referendum asks for 75 cent hike on landline phone bills - 11/3/2011
School board discusses boundary changes
Review options; support voiced for residents' committee - 11/3/2011
Oswego Board OKs ban on synthetic drugs
11/3/2011
Park district request for grant funds rejected
Agency had sought funding for Prairie Point Park, Winrock pool upgrades - 11/3/2011
Plan to outsource Fox Bend management tabled
Park district board president cites lack of board support - 11/3/2011
Regional school chiefs still working without pay
Legislation lacks support; lawmakers to meet again next week - 11/3/2011
Pension reform bill headed to governor's desk
Cross: Budget issues to dominate next week's veto session - 11/3/2011
Yesteryear for November
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 19849-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historic information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 11/3/2011
School employee contracts approved
Wage increases included in pacts - 10/31/2011
Help for Hesed House comes at the right time
Montgomery's River Run/Walk raised $3,500 for shelter, board told - 10/31/2011
Oswego Board wants to maintain tax rate
Village board advised of expected revenue loss if rate remains the same - 10/31/2011
Ledger-Sentinel wins 14 regional press awards
Education reporting, article on blizzard earn top NINA honors - 10/31/2011
School board votes 5-2 to hire architects
Choose Batavia firm for expansion projects at OHS and OEHS - 10/31/2011
Candidates raising funds for upcoming primary
Walsh currently leads Hultgren; state senate candidate loans campaign $100,878 - 10/31/2011
Two long-time county officials to step down
Hafenrichter, Martin will leave board next year when terms expire - 10/31/2011
Plan to change school attendance boundaries
School board reviewing options; final decision sought by next March - 10/20/2011
Montgomery a step closer to electric service vote
10/20/2011
Property tax bills would rise under proposed levy
County portion of bill expected to increase - 10/20/2011
Oswego Board accepts KenCom agreement
LeClercq vetoes prior board vote; pact caps county contribution at $1.775M - 10/20/2011
Deceased man may help county's bottom line
County could receive funds if unclaimed - 10/20/2011
Montgomery officials respond to trustee's letter
Review, discuss village's spending practices, staffing levels over last several years - 10/20/2011
Walsh stumps for votes in Kendall County
Controversial Republican seeking to clear his name amidst ex-wife's allegations - 10/20/2011
New sex ed curriculum presented to school board
10/13/2011
New property assessments show decrease
Total value of all Oswego Township properties down 6.17 percent from last year - 10/13/2011
Does Oswego's Park-n-Ride have a future?
Grants ran out last year; village now subsidizing reduced bus service - 10/13/2011
Montgomery Board rejects staff vehicle policy
Majority voices concerns over proposed 'grandfather' provision - 10/13/2011
Lower state corporate income tax rate?
Cross: Higher rate since January has cost Illinois jobs and revenue - 10/13/2011
Invite public comment on new Oswego plan
'Community dialog' session scheduled for next Tuesday in lobby at village hall - 10/13/2011
County officials work to close budget gap
Projected deficit estimated at $1.5M - 10/13/2011
Voters to decide on new county positions
County board votes to put referendum questions on ballot - 10/6/2011
Pace buses to serve Park-n-Ride-for now
Oswego approves pact; talks to continue with KAT - 10/6/2011
KenCom answers 911 call from South Carolina
Former Oswego resident had not updated phone service - 10/6/2011
YESTERYEAR FOR OCTOBER
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-present; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 10/6/2011
Kendall economic development summit held
Officials tout need for improved transportation, lower building fees - 10/6/2011
Volunteers saved park district at least $176,690
2,433 offered their help for free at wide range of events over past year - 10/6/2011
County health dept. sets flu shot clinic for kids
Officials urging residents age six months and older to get vaccinated - 10/6/2011
School budget approved
No comments or questions from public prior to unanimous vote - 9/29/2011
$70M school district bond sale pending
Proceeds will be used for high school additions, other projects - 9/29/2011
Pizza restaurant coming to downtown Oswego
Village board approves loan, lease-purchase for Washington St. building - 9/29/2011
Outdoor dining approved at Gray's Mill
But Montgomery Village Board disagrees on bike rack requirement - 9/29/2011
Montgomery OKs plan for sports complex
Park district officials hope to start Stuart expansion early next year - 9/29/2011
County failed to give notice of public meeting
Attorney: Open Meetings Act violated - 9/29/2011
KenCom Board votes to cap its funding at $1.7M
Official: End of dispute with towns 'near' - 9/29/2011
Third annual Montgomery Cemetery Walk set for Oct. 5
9/29/2011
Circuit clerk's office victimized in fraud case
Altered checks used at downstate Lowe's store; no funds missing - 9/22/2011
$50M school bond sale pending
School district board agrees on financing proposal - 9/22/2011
Montgomery Board backs sales tax vote
Cite need for extra revenues to pay for street maintenance projects - 9/22/2011
Oswego Board OKs electric service vote
Would allow for collective rate negotiations - 9/22/2011
Sports complex expansion plans backed
Montgomery panel endorses revised proposal for Stuart Complex - 9/22/2011
Wood shop reinstated at Traughber Junior High
School board votes 4-3 to restore elective course that was dropped five years ago - 9/22/2011
Vote on new school maintenance center tabled
Board members question administrators on costs, timing for project - 9/22/2011
County board tables vote on new elected positions
Ask for more time to research, study costs for adding auditor, recorder - 9/22/2011
High school additions approved
Expect school board vote to authorize bond sale Sept. 26 - 9/15/2011
Referendum on Oswego electric service?
Referendum on Oswego electric service? - 9/15/2011
Grass medians on Route 30 in Montgomery?
Village, state officials in talks over highway project improvements - 9/15/2011
Propose survey on jr. high industrial arts class
Administrators detail how course was cut at Traughber Junior High - 9/15/2011
New Oswego department 'open for business'
Lucenko starts work as village's first economic development director - 9/15/2011
Circuit court clerk puts case records on website
Users can access cases by number, name or driver's license - 9/15/2011
Oswego won't require sprinklers in new homes
Board adopts international building code minus sprinkler requirement - 9/15/2011
Former school board president in Kosovo
Army Captain Andy Young serving as finance officer in NATO mission - 9/15/2011
Outsource management of Fox Bend Golf Course?
Park district's golf committee hears pros and cons from golfers, staff - 9/8/2011
A pizza pub in downtown Oswego?
Lease/purchase pact submitted; loan request received - 9/8/2011
YESTERYEAR--SEPTEMBER
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 9/8/2011
Program kept needy children fed this summer
Kendall Food Pantry provided lunches when schools closed for the summer - 9/8/2011
Montgomery's development director resigns
Tompkins accepts new position in Florida; served village since 2007 - 9/8/2011
An insider's perspective on school operations
Departing secretary notes differences in public, private sectors - 9/8/2011
Local ban sought on phosphorous fertilizers
Park board adopts resolutions seek support from local municipalities - 9/8/2011
Hultgren questioned at Town Hall meeting
Overflow crowd at Yorkville City Hall mostly polite to GOP lawmaker - 9/1/2011
Montgomery curbs manager's authority
Board votes 4-2 to amended 11 year-old ordinance - 9/1/2011
School district capital projects list trimmed
Total proposed expenditures reduced from $12.9M to $6.2M - 9/1/2011
Fox Metro to start Oswego sewer project
Sanitary sewer lines to be installed under Cedar Glen and 'old' Windcrest streets - 9/1/2011
Park district board hears criticisms, praise
Cost to print, distribute agency's fall program guide among issues - 9/1/2011
Increase park district board size, limit terms?
New commissioner takes up issues raised by former member - 9/1/2011
'Sheriff Joe' captivates Kendall County GOP
Protesters no match for enthusiastic reception from Republican faithful - 9/1/2011
School passes radon tests
'No further action' needed at Boulder Hill Elementary, expert tells board - 8/25/2011
Efforts to cut school district budget detailed
Spending reductions have saved $9.2M since early '10, board told - 8/25/2011
Look for new property assessments this fall
Reductions not expected to translate into lower tax bills next year - 8/25/2011
Montgomery to buy salt with fuel tax funds
Bid to amend current budget to use general fund revenues comes up short - 8/25/2011
Hot dog: Montgomery OKs requests for stands
Vendors will locate at businesses on Route 31, North Main Street - 8/25/2011
MEDC bids to maintain Montgomery support
Agency officials pledge open communication with village board - 8/25/2011
Search on for new Kendall County animal warden
About 15 submit applications; hiring decision expected in 30 days - 8/25/2011
Test for radon at Boulder Hill School
School board to hold special meeting tonight - 8/18/2011
Two dead in Oswego shooting
Police: Incident an apparent murder-suicide - 8/18/2011
A 'first step' forward for Oswego Metra station
Metra official, area lawmakers announce initial engineering study - 8/18/2011
Oswego ranked among best small towns
Money magazine cite schools, recreation opportunities among village's assets - 8/18/2011
Year-round school an alternative to additions?
Resident tells school board students and taxpayers would benefit - 8/18/2011
Schools take a pass on third high school site
Board votes to give up purchase option on Plainfield parcel - 8/18/2011
Reduce Montgomery manager's spending authority?
Gaura warns of 'extremely negative effects'; board sets special meeting - 8/18/2011
Seek cost estimates for high school additions
Board rules out several other alternatives to provide space - 8/11/2011
Economic issues dominate legislators' forum
Rep. Hultgren: Small business growth key to job creation - 8/11/2011
One empty pair of shoes for each life lost
Oswego resident plans unique public memorial for Sept. 11 victims - 8/11/2011
School board reviews capital projects list
$12.9 million in potential improvements prioritized according to need - 8/11/2011
Prairie Parkway missing from IDOT's plan
Kendall County officials lobby public for support at Morris open house - 8/11/2011
Park board hires consultant for ADA study
Firm to evaluate facilities for compliance with federal accessibility law - 8/11/2011
Kendall County to gain another judge?
Judicial panel considers ramifications - 8/11/2011
Kendall animal control warden resigns
Admits having wrong dog euthanized; residents urge changes at shelter - 8/4/2011
Oswego hires development chief
Held similar positions in Grayslake and Lisle - 8/4/2011
Yesteryear for August
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; and Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the village of Montgomery. - 8/4/2011
Increase surcharge for Kendall 911 service?
County officials voice support for referendum to double 75 cent fee - 8/4/2011
Orchard Road widening work underway
Montgomery Police urge motorists to obey construction zone speed limit - 8/4/2011
Outsource Fox Bend Golf Course management?
Official cites Orchard Valley as example; asks for further study - 8/4/2011
Park district community survey proposed
Board member says taxpayers' views have likely changed since '06 survey - 8/4/2011
School board shelves third high school
District had already spent about $2 million on plans, engineering - 7/28/2011
Home foreclosure filings slow
Total number of cases filed with county down by 175 - 7/28/2011
A new tenant for Montgomery's Gray's Mill?
Village board voices support for restaurant-bar liquor license - 7/28/2011
Three sites, two superintendents, two boards
Planning to build third high school dates back five years - 7/28/2011
Search on for first economic development chief
Oswego Village Board set to interview applicant next Tuesday - 7/28/2011
Montgomery Road property of the village?
Kane County proposes long-range study as first step in potential transfer - 7/28/2011
Montgomery Board backs 'after fact' variance
Action will allow firm to continue with parking lot project, minus landscaping - 7/28/2011
Vote on third high school, additions Monday?
School district board president says agenda not yet finalized - 7/21/2011
Oswego approves Wolf's Crossing Rd. resurfacing
Village to use state grant proceeds - 7/21/2011
Oswego OKs street resurfacing work
Village to use Motor Fuel Tax revenues - 7/21/2011
Dog bite prompts a mother's call to action
Changes urged at Kendall County Animal Control facility - 7/21/2011
Hultgren backs Planned Parenthood investigation
GOP Congressman, Planned Parenthood at odds over pro-life group's report - 7/21/2011
Sales tax hike to pay for capital projects?
Montgomery Village Board members again discuss funding options - 7/21/2011
County board opposes salary, per diem hike
Board per diems cost county $61,115 between Dec. 1 and June 30 - 7/21/2011
911 dispute heads to court
Municipalities seek injunction - 7/14/2011
State budget cuts a concern for schools
Governor reduced transportation funding; state already behind in payments - 7/14/2011
A principal just for kindergarteners
Melton looking ahead to the opening of East View Kindergarten Center - 7/14/2011
Plenty of opinions on Montgomery trash pick-up
About 90 residents respond to village's request for comments on new program - 7/14/2011
Public meetings at courthouse can now be taped
County officials move to comply with Open Meetings Act after complaint - 7/14/2011
Judge explains need for circuit court district
McCann says new district would give Kendall, DeKalb officials more control - 7/14/2011
New guide highlights Fox River 'heroes'
The Conservation Foundation to distribute free publication throughout area - 7/14/2011
West Nile virus found in Oswego
Test of mosquitoes comes up positive - 7/7/2011
Municipalities facing July 28 deadline on 911
Kendall mayors remain united against new KenCom service pact - 7/7/2011
Third high school or add onto OHS, OEHS?
School district board again hears two sides at meeting - 7/7/2011
School board OKs Rush-Copley agreement
Medical Topics program for OHS, OEHS students will be expanded - 7/7/2011
Work to start this month on Cedar Glen sewers?
Fox Metro official says contractors ready to start if IEPA OKs loan - 7/7/2011
Note growth in schools' English Learners program
Board encouraged to contact director - 7/7/2011
YESTERYEAR FOR JULY...
Compiled from articles published in the Ledger-Sentinel, 1980-present; Fox Valley Sentinel, 1974-1980; Oswego Ledger, 1949-1980; Kendall County Record, 1864-present; and historical information provided by the Village of Montgomery. - 7/7/2011
Report predicts more enrollment growth
Increases likely to continue 'even on to 2020-21,' school board told - 6/30/2011
Administrators to pay portion of health care cost
To cut spending, school board OKs plan to require 20% contributions - 6/30/2011
Estimated cost to add onto OEHS: $39 million
School would need 26 more classrooms if capacity increased to 3,216 students - 6/30/2011
OHS addition could cost $42.2M
100,000 square foot expansion would include 18 more classrooms - 6/30/2011
Oswego will organize, run visitors bureau
Board OKs wage hike, additional part-time position to staff bureau in split ballot - 6/30/2011
Open Meetings Act violation at courthouse?
Resident with a camera denied access to building, county meeting - 6/30/2011
Montgomery featured in new photo history book
Book signing event set at Gray's Mill - 6/30/2011
Lower electric bills?
Kendall County Board hears referendum request - 6/23/2011
An up close look at B-17 before emergency landing
6/23/2011
Lauzen: Dems' reform is 'window dressing'
Republican lawmaker decries lame duck session tax hike, Motorola deal - 6/23/2011
A recorder of deeds for Kendall County?
If new position is created, an Oswego Republican ready to run - 6/23/2011
School board honors former development chief
School board honors former development chief - 6/23/2011
How much for additions to OHS, OEHS?
School district board receives estimates based on 'zero growth' - 6/23/2011
Local pastor named first Oswego Police chaplain
Reid has served department previously through police chiefs' association - 6/23/2011
Safe landing in field for historic bomber
Fire destroys B-17 after crew exits; FAA investigating - 6/16/2011
'It sounded strange and then I didn't hear it'
Crowds gathered quickly as word of B-17 bomber's emergency landing spread - 6/16/2011
Bi-partisanship a reason for hope in Springfield?
Lawmakers call first balanced state budget in a decade a significant step - 6/16/2011
Report: School district has cut administrators
Number reduced since '08, superintendent tells school board - 6/16/2011
Oswego official eyes bid for state senate seat
Giles has served on the village board since 2007; won second term in April - 6/16/2011
Oswego Board split on economic development
Lengthy discussion preceded vote to create new village department - 6/16/2011
OEDC officials: Differences could have been resolved
Agency was open to 'new reporting process' to village board - 6/16/2011
OK county board districts
Board approves small map change - 6/9/2011
Heroin: No longer just an inner city problem
Kendall County officials, area doctors note rise in opiate abuse, OD cases - 6/9/2011
Four years later, Oswego man still awaiting trial
Arrested after family found murdered off I-55 - 6/9/2011
Oswego OKs economic development dept.
Extra staff, operations expenses may be covered by existing revenues, board told - 6/9/2011
Local municipalities dodge a budget bullet
General Assembly rejects Quinn plan to cut state payments - 6/9/2011
Bids opened for Cedar Glen sewer project
Fox Metro official: Pending IEPA approval, work could start in July - 6/9/2011
'...so readily available and so easy to use.'
Recovering heroin addict details his life and struggles with the drug - 6/9/2011
Who's your lawmaker?
Voter confusion likely here under newly approved state re-map - 6/2/2011
County sets fees for civil unions
Board acts after state legislation approved - 6/2/2011
June--Yesteryear
6/2/2011
Montgomery Metra Park-n-Ride effort stalls
Grant funds have dried up due to poor economy, committee told - 6/2/2011
Juvenile court advocate program funded
Director's request prompts quick response from county officials - 6/2/2011
Park district facing accessibility requirements
All of agency's 46 parks, eight facilities must be ADA compliant, board told - 6/2/2011
New park board member pledges to be responsive
Wass invites residents to phone, e-mail him - 6/2/2011
Expect Orchard Rd. work to start in July
Kane County Board set to vote on contract June 14 - 5/26/2011
Civil union licenses may be a bargain here
Unless lawmakers act by June 1, county to charge $4 per license - 5/26/2011
Kendall Co. carved up in state re-map
Portions of Oswego Township would be in four senate, four rep districts - 5/26/2011
Third high school support not limited to Plainfield
Oswego, Montgomery residents also favor new building, board told - 5/26/2011
Board to decide on third high school in July?
Engineering firm hired for additions - 5/26/2011
Oswego to get a 'road map' for the future?
Village officials now ready to start work on strategic plan - 5/26/2011
Scout does a good deed for Montgomery
Sends letter to lawmakers urging them to maintain state funding for the village - 5/26/2011
Enrollment study approved in split vote
School board hires Kansas firm to update previous report - 5/19/2011
Board asked to 'put biases aside'
Third high school supporters attend special meeting - 5/19/2011
More accountability and transparency?
New school board president identifies key issues for school officials - 5/19/2011
Montgomery to review village manager's powers
Village board votes 4-2 to revisit two ordinances adopted several years ago - 5/19/2011
Development agency poised to shutdown
OEDC Board votes to halt operations May 31, but still 'hopeful' for village funding - 5/19/2011
County ready to set license fee for civil unions
But board waiting for General Assembly to finalize fee structure - 5/19/2011
Location matters when it comes to tax bills
Rates highest in Kendall's Aurora section, lowest in Millington - 5/19/2011
Hire architects for high school additions
OHS, OEHS student capacity would be increased to 3,200 - 5/12/2011
Officials getting calls on hefty tax bill increases
Rates spiked when assessments fell - 5/12/2011
Three begin terms on Montgomery Village
Brolley, Bond, Heinz sworn-in; Cooper starts tenure as clerk - 5/12/2011
Oswego faces funding shortfall on streets
Study shows almost $1.4M in resurfacing needed this year, but just $440,000 available - 5/12/2011
Oswego may be able to cover in-house EDC cost
Official cites hotel-motel tax, ad guide revenues among potential sources - 5/12/2011
Chlamydia, gonorrhea cases up in Kendall
Health department chief presents annual report to county board - 5/12/2011
Follow the leader
As the Illinois General Assembly's spring session winds down, the politicking heats ups in Springfield for House GOP Leader Cross - 5/12/2011
Five lanes on Rt. 30
State officials present plans to Montgomery panel, residents - 5/5/2011
School district tax rate hike prompts questions
Official cites declining assessments as factor in rate increase - 5/5/2011
YESTERYEAR--May
5/5/2011
Oswego Board majority backs in-house EDC
Instruct staff to prepare job description for new director's position - 5/5/2011
Study puts cost of village-run visitors bureau, development dept. at $205,344
5/5/2011
Kendall PADS program completes first year
Volunteers provided meals, shelter for those in need over winter months - 5/5/2011
County seeking public input on re-map
Residents invited to submit own county board district maps - 5/5/2011
New school district board gets first lesson
Superintendent presents information on overcrowding, facility needs - 4/28/2011
Newcomer Walsh to lead school board
Pasteris casts deciding ballot after board deadlocks in 3-3 tie - 4/28/2011
Montgomery Village Board new briefs...
Water rate hike will be reflected on next bills - 4/28/2011
Congressman touts graduated driver's licenses
Hultgren cites success of state law in proposing federal legislation - 4/28/2011
Freshman Congressman not just a 'no' vote
'Compromise is not a bad thing,' Hultgren tells Town Hall audience - 4/28/2011
Lack of map an issue at redistricting hearing
Yorkville resident asks for more hearings after state lawmakers unveil map - 4/28/2011
Pink prison boxers a special gift to sheriff
Toftoy also invites controversial Arizona sheriff to GOP Pig Roast - 4/28/2011
OK layoff notices for 34 teachers
4/21/2011
Montgomery president testifies at state hearing
Michelini asks for new map that will provide village with 'go to' legislator - 4/21/2011
Oswego suspends development agency funding
Board to discuss economic development efforts, financing at May 3 meeting - 4/21/2011
County board redistricting process criticized
Oswego resident tells board more citizen input, public hearings needed - 4/21/2011
Did county officials violate meetings act?
Redistricting a topic at GOP meeting - 4/21/2011
MEDC helped Orchard Rd. widening effort
Member letters showed county officials local need, Vazquez says - 4/21/2011
Long-time Oswego Fire Chief to step down
Brad Smith began fire district service as a volunteer in '66 - 4/21/2011
More lanes coming to Rt. 30 next year
IDOT budgets funds to improve busy highway between Routes 34 and 31 - 4/14/2011
Third high school site annexed
Plainfield approves schools' request - 4/14/2011
A reprieve on Montgomery water rate hike
Previously approved increase not included on most recent bills, board told - 4/14/2011
School budget picture remains cloudy-at best
Uncertainty remains over how much and when state will pay - 4/14/2011
Plan tops Oswego's leader's priority list
LeClercq says village board needs to set goals for next four years - 4/14/2011
Where is the largest tree in Kendall County?
Forest preserve district inviting residents to participate in 'Throwdown' - 4/14/2011
Veterans commission to seek more funding
Director: Number of Kendall veterans in need of assistance climbing - 4/14/2011
Newcomers elected to school board
Cite controversial board vote last year to build third high school as factor - 4/7/2011
LeClercq re-elected Oswego president
Johnson, Giles, Michels win village board terms - 4/7/2011
Senior center tax rejected
Funding request rejected by wide margin - 4/7/2011
Change coming to park board
Board president re-elected with two newcomers - 4/7/2011
Bond top vote-getter in Montgomery race
Brolley, Heinz also win terms - 4/7/2011
School district honors three of its own
School district honors three of its own - 4/7/2011
YESTERYEAR FOR APRIL
4/7/2011
Election day next Tuesday
Early voting ends today at Oswego, Montgomery halls - 3/31/2011
Concerns raised over Caterpillar's future here
Montgomery official says local agencies, state reps must take action now - 3/31/2011
Plan search for new administrator
Oswego president to consult board, village staff - 3/31/2011
Montgomery rejects feral cat feeding ban
Village officials opt instead for community education effort - 3/31/2011
Finances an issue at Montgomery forum
Village board candidates offer ideas on how to boost revenues - 3/31/2011
Finances an issue at Montgomery forum
Village board candidates offer ideas on how to boost revenues - 3/31/2011
To honor three OHS alums this Saturday
Blue and White Ball marks district's 50th - 3/31/2011
Public takes a pass on Montgomery budget
No one attends hearing to comment - 3/31/2011
Budget cuts among school board issues
Eight candidates participate in Oswego East High Forum - 3/24/2011
Oswego's top administrator steps down
Oswego's top administrator steps down - 3/24/2011
Set meeting on Cedar Glen sewer project
Set meeting on Cedar Glen sewer project - 3/24/2011
Electric co-op nets savings for Montgomery
3/24/2011
Bid to protect properties along river backed
Kendall County Board supports Conservation Foundation effort - 3/24/2011
Rep. Cross: State must make more cuts
House GOP leader responds to questions during candidate forum - 3/24/2011
Foreclosures down--slightly
3/24/2011
Better news on jobs
Kendall County's unemployment rate now nine percent; Oswego 7.6 percent - 3/17/2011
School district will need more teachers
At least 38 more teachers needed for next school year, board told - 3/17/2011
School district gets better bond interest rate
Resale expected to save district $4.7 million in interest costs - 3/17/2011
Montgomery OKs water project contracts
New well will be installed on the village's Civic Center campus - 3/17/2011
$17.9 million park district budget approved
Public takes a pass on hearing held before board vote - 3/17/2011
Senior tax, OEDC are topics at Oswego forum
Village president candidates offer differing views on referendum - 3/17/2011
Whitewater course to open near Yorkville dam
Whitewater course to open near Yorkville dam - 3/17/2011
School candidates questioned at forum
Third high school, budget, test scores among issues - 3/10/2011
State recognizes six local schools, principals
3/10/2011
Coroner: Late bill payment 'not my fault'
AT&T briefly shut off office's cell phone service in December - 3/10/2011
Yesteryear for March
3/10/2011
Municipalities lose KenCom voting rights
Attorney for 911 agency board cites failure to sign amended pact - 3/10/2011
Seek second meeting on Cedar Glen sewers
Homeowners remain split on Fox Metro project, Oswego Board told - 3/10/2011
Park district, Oswego's downtown topics at forum
About 50 attend gathering at Legion organized by park candidates - 3/10/2011
Home sales down 2% in Kendall County
Median price for homes also fell 11.5 percent last year - 3/3/2011
Montgomery hires firm for water main project
Village to move main as part of Orchard Road widening - 3/3/2011
Oswego's non-union workers may get raise
Proposed budget has funds for first wage hike in two years - 3/3/2011
County board OKs amended KenCom pact
Municipalities continue to oppose agreement that would require contributions - 3/3/2011
Oswego unanimously rejects KenCom pact
Village officials: Dispute with county about a 'legal issue' - 3/3/2011
Park special events increasingly popular
44 different events attracted 52,000 participants last year - 3/3/2011
Fines generate revenues, work for library district
Agency collected $10,082 in fines in January alone, board told - 3/3/2011
Quinn budget would mostly spare health dept.
Director pleased funding level for health grant unchanged - 2/24/2011
Blizzard toll in Montgomery:
234 overtime hours worked - 2/24/2011
'New' Kendall Co. evident in census data
Municipalities grew significantly larger, more diverse over past 10 years - 2/24/2011
Oswego still small with 30,355 people?
Census figures show population more than doubled in ten years - 2/24/2011
Montgomery growth called "an evolution"
Population more than quadrupled over the past decade - 2/24/2011
Boulder Hill: Fewer people, more diverse
Census shows Hispanics make up 22.3% of subdivision's population - 2/24/2011
A real gift from the heart
Family of Rush-Copley patient donate funds for 'heart' pillows - 2/24/2011
Garden center to open downtown
Oswego Board OKs variance request for fence - 2/17/2011
Green light for third high school plans
Separate school board vote pending on synthetic turf field - 2/17/2011
School board bids to cut bond interest costs
Approve plan to repurchase, reissue bonds at lower rates - 2/17/2011
Area Republican state lawmakers hit Dems
Lauzen urges deeper cuts to Medicaid, state employee pensions - 2/17/2011
County officials cool to 911 funding plan
Municipalities suggest referendum to boost 75 cent surcharge to $1.25 per month - 2/17/2011
Montgomery official to take a pass on raise
Lee to donate extra $100 a month to MontgomeryFest fund or historic panel - 2/17/2011
Increased insurance, pension costs add up
Montgomery officials review, discuss proposed general fund budget - 2/17/2011
'No one was injured, no one died'
Sheriff, county officials detail activities during blizzard - 2/10/2011
Dolores Street home fire put out; investigation underway
2/10/2011
Technology brings school bullies home
Parents told of dangers posed by cyberbullying at Oswego East forum - 2/10/2011
Montgomery plowing 'went very well'
Post blizzard plowing led to 'competing complaints' from residents - 2/10/2011
Officials praise Oswego snowplow drivers
'Did an exemplary job' during, after blizzard village board told - 2/10/2011
Library board told of 'impressive' circulation
51,985 visited Oswego, Montgomery Libraries in November, December - 2/10/2011
Former colleagues recall a 'born journalist'
Dave Dreier dies; launched Fox Valley Sentinel in '74 - 2/10/2011
OHS theater alums shining on stage, screen
Program has sparked interests that have led to full and part - 2/10/2011
Blizzard strands over 100 motorists
Heavy snow, high winds left all county roads 'basically impassable' - 2/3/2011
Plows took to the streets as snow fell
Crews out in force as blizzard prompts business, school closures - 2/3/2011
YESTERYEAR FOR FEBRUARY
2/3/2011
Fed official: Recession 'hangover' continues
But tells area business leaders economy 'clearly in recovery' - 2/3/2011
Oswego School District Board race
Former board vice president Hoffer withdraws from ballot - 2/3/2011
Library district voters to have a choice after all?
Oswegoan to seek board seat as a write-in; others reported interested - 2/3/2011
Montgomery reconsidering inflatable sign ban
Village Board proponents say signs can help local businesses - 2/3/2011
SORRY FOR THE DELAY!
2/3/2011
Cedar Glen sewer line project questioned
About 35 homeowners attend weekday morning public hearing - 1/27/2011
A quieter spring ahead for state lawmakers?
Field questions from local officials - 1/27/2011
School board talks third high school plans
Building size, exterior façade, synthetic turf among issues - 1/27/2011
School board candidates go to school
Superintendent, two incumbents host informational meeting - 1/27/2011
Montgomery retail center to get a facelift
New owners plan façade, parking lot improvements, village board told - 1/27/2011
Montgomery launches Facebook page
Board expresses concern about posting comments; policy now in works - 1/27/2011
Eye '12-'13 to start new high school schedule
School district board updated on shift to 'Flex 8' effort - 1/27/2011
Local officials: State tax hike will hurt
State rep., firm owners say higher corporate rate to cost jobs, business - 1/20/2011
Reduce speed limit on Oswego streets?
Committee backs plan to cut speed on collector streets to 25 mph - 1/20/2011
Panel rejects water bill 'relief' suggestion
Montgomery officials say cost for water service already low - 1/20/2011
Montgomery to post page on Facebook
Users to receive updates, but won't be able to post comments-for now - 1/20/2011
A week of 'highs and lows' for Hultgren
New Congressman sworn-in, joins in 'day of remembrance' - 1/20/2011
School board mulls land-cash value change
Request from developer in Plainfield area of district prompts review - 1/20/2011
Officials decry road's 'horrible condition'
Montgomery officials urge Kane County to repair Montgomery Road - 1/20/2011
Montgomery approves church's permit request
Congregation to locate in vacant storefront on Montgomery Road - 1/13/2011
Third high school site plan approved
School district board makes changes before balloting - 1/13/2011
Oswego school chief backs charter school
AU-based facility would serve students from four area districts - 1/13/2011
Set public hearing on sewer project
Fox Metro planning to install sanitary sewers in Oswego neighborhood - 1/13/2011
Union rep objects to Montgomery raises
Charges union never advised of 3% increases to non-union workers - 1/13/2011
Oswego, public works union talking contact
1/13/2011
Consultant hired for Rt. 71 main project
Oswego Village Board vote unanimous - 1/13/2011
Home sales down, foreclosures way up
More than 1,800 foreclosures filed with Kendall County in '10 - 1/6/2011
Big turnout for first full day kindergarten meeting
Over 100 attend session at Churchill School; more scheduled - 1/6/2011
Montgomery candidate's petitions challenged
1/6/2011
Cyberbullying topic for special school forum
Superintendent 'very concerned about increasing incidents' - 1/6/2011
Senior center referendum Tuesday meeting topic
If township voters approve, measure would be put on April ballot - 1/6/2011
Oswego approves lease pact with Chamber
Agency to move offices into vacant downtown building - 1/6/2011
Yesteryear
1/6/2011
Good news on jobs
Oswego, Kendall County unemployed numbers decline - 12/30/2010
Set meetings on full day kindergarten
Early sign-ups key to determining which schools to offer program - 12/30/2010
More suicides at holidays called a myth
Kendall Coroner says office sees more cases in late winter - 12/30/2010
Thompson students update school board
Council members detail activities - 12/30/2010
Montgomery Park-n-Ride plan an award winner
Planning association takes note of village's public input efforts - 12/30/2010
Teachers union officials object to reform bill
Tell panel of strike, tenure and performance provision concerns - 12/30/2010
Interjections By Tony Scott
2010: A year of courtroom drama, sizzling politics - 12/30/2010
Vote on senior center funding?
Request prompts Oswego Township Board to call special Jan. 11 meeting - 12/23/2010
Lawsuit threatened over KenCom funding
Cities objecting to agreement change that would require contributions - 12/23/2010
Aurora man, juvenile sought in kidnapping
Four others being held in abduction of Montgomery businessman - 12/23/2010
Bank in Oswego supermarket robbed
Two suspects fled store on foot - 12/23/2010
Holocaust survivors recall the horrors
Oswego High students receive first-hand history lesson - 12/23/2010
School's 'Giving Tree' has taken root
Gift donations help families in need at Long Beach Elementary School - 12/23/2010
Land purchased to re-route Ridge Road
County to pay $650,000 for seven acres - 12/23/2010
Pick new site for third high school
School board votes 6-1 to purchase parcel near Plainfield - 12/16/2010
More decisions loom on third high school
Student capacity, pool, artificial turf among issues before work begins - 12/16/2010
Three now in Oswego president's race
Law school student will challenge LeClercq, Sollinger - 12/16/2010
Montgomery tax levy shows 2.7% increase
Official tells board village portion of tax bills should still go down slightly - 12/16/2010
Detzler to step down as fire district president
Has served agency for 50 years - 12/16/2010
Bid to expand park district board stalls
Lone board proponent plans effort to put proposal on future ballot - 12/16/2010
County officials spar over health dept. bonuses
Ex-chair says payments 'not quite right'; director defends actions - 12/16/2010
Sollinger a candidate for Oswego's top job
Village board member will challenge LeClercq in April election - 12/9/2010
More Kendall homeless seeking shelter
County PADS program provided overnight housing to 48 last week - 12/9/2010
Deadlock broken: New county leader elected
Deadlock broken: New county leader elected - 12/9/2010
Pension reform law awaits Gov's signature
Measure boosts retirement age for newly hired police, firefighters to 55 - 12/9/2010
Opinions divided on civil unions law
Local lawmakers split on vote; gay residents, supporters see benefits - 12/9/2010
Montgomery OKs portable signs in 'M' zoning districts
12/9/2010
Student magazine on the cutting edge
Oswego East publication has earned national recognition - 12/9/2010
Public responds to animal shelter 'crisis'
County official receives dozens of suggestions to ease budget, space problems - 12/2/2010
Hearing Dec. 13 on Montgomery's property tax levy
12/2/2010
One teacher's idea now helping thousands
Proceeds from T-shirt sales directed to district's neediest families - 12/2/2010
Montgomery set to regulate windmills
Village board voted expected on wind turbine ordinance Dec. 13 - 12/2/2010
A new Winrock Park pool planned
Park district seeking grants for pool, Prairie Point Park projects - 12/2/2010
Two school incumbents to seek re-election
Wolf plans to step down after completing second term next spring - 12/2/2010
YESTERYEAR
12/2/2010
School district to issue $32 million in bonds
$20 million will be used to fund technology, current projects - 11/25/2010
East View contracts approved
$4.3M in upgrades pending; will re-open as kindergarten center next fall - 11/25/2010
School chief tells of school crowding
Efforts made to accommodate 600 more students, O'Donnell tells gathering - 11/25/2010
School board gives tax levy initial OK
Tentative $104M levy shows increase of $23M over last year - 11/25/2010
Meyers: I will serve Montgomery with honor
Veteran officer sworn-in as police chief before large crowd - 11/25/2010
Should Congress ban earmarks?
Funds have helped pay for Orchard Road bridge, other projects here - 11/25/2010
Ramblin' Ray: 'Be what you want to be'
Chicago radio personality encourages students at Plank Jr. High - 11/25/2010
Referendum on Montgomery sales tax?
Village board members voice differing opinions at committee meeting - 11/18/2010
Sheriff names Koster new chief deputy
21-year department veteran pledges 'transparency and openness' - 11/18/2010
Meyers to lead Montgomery Police
Board unanimously approves appointment - 11/18/2010
Montgomery Board incumbents to run again
Watermann, Heinz, Felten confirm plans to seek re-election next April - 11/18/2010
Oswego officials confirm re-election plans
Michels, Schlaker will seek to retain seats in April 5 balloting - 11/18/2010
School district seeking to honor alumni
Seeking nominees for first 'Hall of Distinction' award recipients - 11/18/2010
Murderers can marry; why not same sex couples?
11/18/2010
Schools fail to make grade on state tests
Lower scores by students in two testing subgroups cited - 11/11/2010
$12 million in school upgrades proposed
Artificial turf, a boiler, expanded storage areas among projects on long list - 11/11/2010
How $12M for upgrades could be divvied up
School district board expected to make final decision Nov. 22 - 11/11/2010
Montgomery votes to hire labor law firm
Hourly rate questioned, but agreement approved in 4-2 ballot - 11/11/2010
Oswego urged to preserve old buildings
Board receives request from historic preservation commission - 11/11/2010
Foster warns gridlock now a real possibility
Ousted Congressman may take a vacation - 11/11/2010
Hultgren: Volunteers key to winning election
'Incredible ground game' helped defeat incumbent Foster - 11/11/2010
'Crisis' at overcrowded animal shelter
Drastic measures may be needed to ease overcrowding, board told - 11/8/2010
Randall wins county sheriff's race
Captures unprecedented seventh term with over 60 percent of vote - 11/4/2010
Judge firm on Vasquez jail sentence
Denies defense attorney's reconsideration request - 11/4/2010
'60 seniors and 14,000 hours of work'
State, Oswego Board honor successful effort to open senior center - 11/4/2010
Voters return four to Kendall County Board
Also elect Koukol to first term; independent candidate comes close - 11/4/2010
Hatcher over Healy in state rep. race
Voters give incumbent second term - 11/4/2010
No crackdown on Montgomery 'door hangers'
Officials cite lack of staff, enforcement difficulty in rejecting member's suggestion - 11/4/2010
Library district board OKs reduced tax levy
Agency seeking $214,000 less than current fiscal year - 11/4/2010
Class sizes up in most local schools
Enrollment increased by 565 students over last year, report shows - 10/28/2010
Conceal carry, school funding issues at forum
Congressional, state, county candidates respond to questions - 10/28/2010
Foster, Hultgren campaigns slug it out
Charges fly in Congressional race as election day nears - 10/28/2010
Sheriff candidates debate at Yorkville forum
Randall cites 24 year record; Lea touts need for fiscal accountability - 10/28/2010
Voter turnout of about 50 percent anticipated
600 had voted in Oswego as of Monday - 10/28/2010
Oswego Village Board holds line on tax levy
Village portion of tax bills may show decrease next year for some - 10/28/2010
Montgomery backs liquor license request
Gario's Pizza seeking new license - 10/28/2010
Who is paying for the election?
Updated reports list campaign donors - 10/21/2010
Congressional candidates debate at forum
Foster backs tax cuts, Hultgren says 'spending out of control' - 10/21/2010
Unruly crowd almost forced forum shutdown
Hultgren says supporters are 'passionate' - 10/21/2010
Gala reception to mark Montgomery's 175th
Just a few free tickets remained as of Monday to Gray's Mill event - 10/21/2010
County finance panel reviews potential cuts
Reductions would trim budget deficit from $1.6M to $756,909 - 10/21/2010
'Hybrid' streetlights brighten Oswego's downtown
Wind/solar powered lights installed; purchased with state grant funds - 10/21/2010
Boulder Hill yard a 'disaster area'
County board hears neighbors' concerns - 10/21/2010
School district to build third high school
Board OKs administration's recommendation in 4-3 ballot - 10/14/2010
Property values down in Kendall
New assessments begin to reflect depressed market - 10/14/2010
High school block schedule will change
School district board votes to proceed with 'Flex 8' format - 10/14/2010
Board has received third school cost estimates
Construction director put cost at about $100M last April - 10/14/2010
Douglas Rd. traffic noise called 'unbearable'
Homeowner, neighbors ask Oswego Board for second sound test - 10/14/2010
State targets '12 start for Rt. 71 widening
But Oswego faced with $3.5M cost to move water main - 10/14/2010
New police officer on duty in Montgomery
Served previously in Downers Grove - 10/14/2010
Yesteryear for October
10/14/2010
Third high school or additions at OHS, OEHS?
Issue on school board agenda for possible vote next Tuesday - 10/7/2010
Water problems increase cost for Prairie Point spray park
10/7/2010
Ask probe of chief deputy's credit card use
State's attorney files request with Illinois Attorney General - 10/7/2010
Kendall PADS program needs 'night owls'
Volunteers sought to staff second and third shifts in area churches - 10/7/2010
County officials look to trim new budget
As now proposed, budget shows estimated deficit of $1.6 million - 10/7/2010
It's harvest time for the park district, too
Volunteers sought to help collect seeds from native plants - 10/7/2010
Political foes unite against Parkway
Kendall Republicans, Dems urged Tollway Authority to reject project - 10/7/2010
OK alternate full-day kindergarten plan
Program will be offered for two years in four elementary schools - 9/30/2010
Survey finds support for third high school
46% identify new school as 'most desired option'; 34% back additions at OHS, OEHS - 9/30/2010
School district board OKs 2010-11 budget
Projected deficit reduced from $5.6 million to $3.9 million - 9/30/2010
Montgomery Board votes to amend sign law
Change permits more businesses to use portable signs on private property - 9/30/2010
Sheriff's candidate responds to anonymous letter
Lea offers to take polygraph test on jokes told to students a decade ago - 9/30/2010
Oswego may require pre-demolition reviews
Ordinance would mandate reviews of all structures targeted for teardowns built prior to 1960 - 9/30/2010
Feral cats a problem in mobile home park
Neighbors ask Montgomery Village Board for assistance - 9/30/2010
Chief Kendall County Deputy will retire
Sheriff cites recent controversies in announcing Tichava's Nov. 30 departure - 9/23/2010
Questions about the school plan
Third high school, all day kindergarten among forum topics - 9/23/2010
Candidate: County credit card used to buy beer
Complaint filed with county board; attorney general investigation asked - 9/23/2010
Witness offered cash in deputy harassment suit
Affidavits also show former secretary asked friend to lie about contacts with Tichava - 9/23/2010
Downsize sports complex expansion plans?
Firm hired to update '07 plan to expand Stuart Sports Complex in Montgomery - 9/23/2010
Alternate full day kindergarten plan unveiled
Program would be offered at three schools for two year transition period - 9/23/2010
Congressional candidates exchange barbs
Foster hits Hultgren on TARP funds; Hultgren explains Social Security stance - 9/23/2010
An up close look at the U.S. Supreme Court
Institute provided OEHS teacher with a chance to see high court in action - 9/23/2010
Public weighs-in on school district plan
Students seek to keep block schedule; opinions differ on third high school - 9/16/2010
Montgomery mosquitoes test positive for West Nile
Second batch of infected insects caught in downtown area trap - 9/16/2010
School board holds line on tax rate once more
Rate likely to go up beginning in 2012 - 9/16/2010
Foster questioned at Oswego Senior Center
Congressman pays visit to accept lobbying group's endorsement - 9/16/2010
Hultgren: State campaign cash returned to fund
Republican candidates says error found and corrected; hits Foster - 9/16/2010
Small crowd, but lots of interest at school forum
Administrators note rising enrollment; residents question projections - 9/16/2010
Tree-destroying beetle found in Montgomery
State confirms infested trees in Blackberry Crossing, Fairfield subdivisions - 9/16/2010
Mayors press county on 911 funding
LeClercq: Talks on municipal contributions 'like a ping pong match' - 9/9/2010
Parents offer views on school district growth
Official: Third high school, two elementary schools needed by '14-'15 - 9/9/2010
PrairieFest was indeed 'best of times'
Last June's celebration a hit financially and with crowds, park board told - 9/9/2010
Group urges re-opening of historic chapel
'Friends' protest closing and moving of documents, other - 9/9/2010
Official: County revenues not keeping up
Tax revenue growth falling short of projections for bond payments, board advised - 9/9/2010
Lakewood Creek Drive re-surfacing project set
Montgomery will use 'left over' federal economic stimulus funds - 9/9/2010
They once called new museum home
Mosley sisters grew up in Montgomery's Settlers Cottage - 9/9/2010
Yesteryear for September
9/9/2010
Celebrate Differences
Organization works through education, awareness and support - 9/9/2010
Vasquez's attorney planning appeal
'Profoundly disappointed' by 15-year sentence for DUI crash that killed five - 9/2/2010
Attorney defends traffic stop video release
Responds to sheriff's chief deputy's request for investigation - 9/2/2010
SA: Not enough evidence to prosecute homeowners
Teens brought alcohol to Boulder Hill home - 9/2/2010
Pleas for mercy, justice before sentencing
Defendant removed twice from courtroom; parents tell of trauma, grief - 9/2/2010
KenCom Exec Board approves two budgets
Wages frozen for non-union employees - 9/2/2010
Set public hearing on new school budget
Prior budget expected to show deficit due to delayed state payments - 9/2/2010
Montgomery panel updated on code violations
Report shows village mowing 22 properties, most in foreclosure - 9/2/2010
Prison time or probation for Vasquez?
Sentencing Friday for DUI driver in crash that killed five Oswego teens - 8/26/2010
Official: Expect plans for waste transfer station
County board panel advised to update solid waste plan - 8/26/2010
Release of video prompts call for investigation
Chief deputy wants to know how traffic stop video was placed on web site - 8/26/2010
Board gets good news on summer school
More students in enrichment classes, fewer require intervention - 8/26/2010
Officials: No money for railroad quiet zone study
Montgomery resident says engineers sound horns 'all the time, all the way through' - 8/26/2010
Attorney cautions Oswego Board on election
Warns officials, audience against 'cheap shots,' campaign speeches during meetings - 8/26/2010
Oswego Board hears PADS program report
Local church will provide shelter for the homeless Friday nights - 8/26/2010
Oswego village president to run again
LeClercq announces candidacy; says 'best days' still ahead for village - 8/19/2010
Mayors tell county board: We don't have funds for 911 center
8/19/2010
Consultants hired for enrollment study
School board majority accepts recommendation from administrators - 8/19/2010
Chief deputy defends county credit card use
Seeks apology from Green Party candidate - 8/19/2010
Montgomery needs funds for capital projects
Sales tax hike among options board members asked to consider - 8/19/2010
Homes sales heated up with the weather
Second quarter sales here rose 38.7 percent - 8/19/2010
Railroad quiet zone request rejected-for now
Montgomery Board members express concern over cost for required study - 8/19/2010
Sheriff defends office's credit card use
Says charges at bars and restaurants were legitimate expenses - 8/12/2010
School district to hire its own bus mechanics
Cost-savings expected, board told - 8/12/2010
Program for Kendall County's homeless 'a go'
PADS organizers plan to begin offering overnight shelter in October - 8/12/2010
School administrator wage hikes OK'd
Board approves 2.7 percent increase in 5-1 ballot - 8/12/2010
School superintendent's contract extended
Board adds another year to O'Donnell's pact; salary remains the same - 8/12/2010
Public works crews battling mosquitoes
Heavy rains this summer make conditions ripe for the pesky insects - 8/12/2010
School district still awaiting state funds
State late in making $3.9 million categorical payment; budget may show deficit - 8/12/2010
Yesteryear
8/5/2010
Mud already flying in Congressional race
Hultgren campaign levels charges; Foster rep. calls them 'completely bogus' - 8/5/2010
Foster way out in front in campaign cash war
Report: Hultgren has $244,669 on hand - 8/5/2010
Church puts historical society on notice
If Chapel on the Green is sold or not maintained, church will take it back - 8/5/2010
State hosts open house on Route 71 widening
Project would add lanes to portion of highway between Orchard Road and Route 47 - 8/5/2010
Open bids for Prairie Point Park projects
Splash playground, picnic shelter, field lights planned for installation this fall - 8/5/2010
County officials updated on wind turbines
Consultant explains current rules for unincorporated areas - 8/5/2010
Montgomery panel opposes home sprinklers
Committee members cite concerns over added construction costs - 8/5/2010
New trial asked for driver in fatal crash
Defense attorney contends 'court erred' in convicting Sandra Vasquez - 7/29/2010
More questions than answers on layoff
7/29/2010
Sewer backs-up in Boulder Hill
Three homeowners report sewage in basement - 7/29/2010
Oswego Police withdraw from Kendall SRT
Police chief cites 'operational differences' that occurred during local incident - 7/29/2010
Montgomery backs police pension referendum
Advisory measure seeks voter support for 'meaningful reform' - 7/29/2010
Tree-eating beetles found in Yorkville subdivision
Ash borer infestation could mean trouble for trees throughout county - 7/29/2010
Oswego resident urges tougher vicious dog law
Tells village board of problems with neighbors' pit bull, rotweiller - 7/29/2010
Drop in home values to slow tax growth
County assessment chief: Future increases should be smaller - 7/29/2010
Downtown condo project withdrawn
Oswego officials accused of being negative, obstructionist toward project - 7/22/2010
Allow elected officials to carry firearms?
Montgomery attorney will check law - 7/22/2010
Funds released for Oswego Metra station
Commuter rail service to use funds to pay for engineering studies - 7/22/2010
More support aired for block schedule
High school teachers tell school board how students benefit - 7/22/2010
Parkway, Metra station on agency's radar
Planning agency officials tell county board projects in 2040 plan - 7/22/2010
County board split on laying off department head
Board proponents cite 'dollars and cents'; opponents object to hiring consultant - 7/22/2010
Ousted Democratic candidate stops in Yorkville
Cohen meets with mayor; declines comments on prior arrest - 7/22/2010
Board gets school boundary study estimates
Private firm's services could cost school district up to $70,000 - 7/15/2010
Strike halts work on Route 71 at Oswego High
7/15/2010
Speeding tickets way up, accidents down
Annual Oswego Police report show fewer motorists getting off with just a warning - 7/15/2010
Interim principal named at Hunt Club Elementary
Murray has worked at Bednarcik, Traughber - 7/15/2010
OK dual language program for junior highs
Grant funds to pay for personnel costs, school board told - 7/15/2010
Horse show assoc. being driven out of county?
Members detail concerns; county officials pledge to work for compromise - 7/15/2010
Better economic times ahead in Montgomery?
First quarter MEDC development report notes uptick in projects - 7/15/2010
Yesteryear for July
7/8/2010
Emotional reactions to Vasquez verdict
With sentencing hearing pending, defense attorney to file motions for new trial - 7/8/2010
Two views of 'closure' for families
7/8/2010
School chief just not the retiring type
O'Donnell glad he left retirement to take superintendent's position here last July - 7/8/2010
Foster: Prairie Parkway not needed for decades
Congressman also notes potential benefits of Oswego Metra station - 7/8/2010
Planning officials invited to county meeting
Omission of Metra station, Prairie Parkway from plan questioned by chairman - 7/8/2010
Montgomery's Settlers Cottage opening set
Restored residence will open as a museum during MontgomeryFest - 7/8/2010
Vasquez found guilty on all counts
Driver in crash that left five teens dead taken into custody; sentencing hearing set - 7/1/2010
Free mulch available
Oswego has big pile of the stuff after June 23 storm - 7/1/2010
Montgomery puts moratorium on windmills
Board OKs staff request to provide more time to review regulations - 7/1/2010
Board hears more support for block schedule
Teacher, parents, students cite advantages for maintaining current program - 7/1/2010
Outside firm to study school enrollment growth?
Firm would study growth trends, help draw future boundaries - 7/1/2010
Water quality issues reported in two neighborhoods
Montgomery working to fix problems on Case Street, Balmorea - 7/1/2010
Number of jobless Oswegoans down slightly
Official: Gradual decrease in unemployed expected to continue - 7/1/2010
Emotion-filled testimony at Vasquez trial
Family members recount events leading up to crash that killed five teens - 6/24/2010
Independent candidate for sheriff files petitions
Lea says petitions have 3,487 signatures - 6/24/2010
School board recalls 10 education support staff employees
6/24/2010
Funds sought for Cedar Glen, Windcrest sewers
If IEPA approves loan this year, Fox Metro could start work next spring - 6/24/2010
Expect Orchard Road widening next year
Kane County officials update Montgomery business group - 6/24/2010
Renovations set at Old Post Elementary School
Projects will include new flooring, parking lot resurfacing, roof repairs - 6/24/2010
Report: Parents like full-day kindergarten
After two years interest in and support for program continues to grow - 6/24/2010
Incident during courthouse tour investigated
Weis interviews deputy, county board member; rules no further action needed - 6/17/2010
Line forms for joint TIF Review Board seat
Residents express interest in at-large position - 6/17/2010
Sale of land OK'd for Route 71 improvements
IDOT to pay Oswego School District $106,300 for four parcels - 6/17/2010
Info sought on high school class schedules
Decision on current block schedule format expected in September - 6/17/2010
Plan to permit ads on water towers on hold
Oswego Board discusses proposal, but delays action due to absent members - 6/17/2010
Historic Montgomery photos sought for new history book
6/17/2010
Healy: 'Running out of utter frustration'
Long-time Mutual Ground director explains her decision to seek state rep position - 6/17/2010
Teachers, students back block schedule
Board to take up issue at workshop session Monday - 6/10/2010
Top county official calls for chief deputy to resign
Board Chairman Vickery says sheriff also let her down 'big time' - 6/10/2010
Put advertisements on Oswego water towers?
Board member's proposal an attempt to boost municipal revenues - 6/10/2010
Rulings pending on death penalty motions
Montgomery man's lawyers say law lacks safeguards for the innocent - 6/10/2010
Oswego to enforce brick mailbox ban
Official obtains board's support; cites safety, liability concerns - 6/10/2010
Oswego Board members in tussle over TIF
Voiced sharply differing opinions before voting 4-3 to convene Joint Review Board - 6/10/2010
Forest preserve district to buy draft horses?
Board members debate purchase for Ellis Equestrian Center - 6/10/2010
Oswego to convene TIF review board
LeClercq casts tie-breaking vote after board deadlocks - 6/3/2010
Montgomery rejects sales tax incentive request
Development firm sought pact to re-develop Douglas Rd.-Rt. 30 property - 6/3/2010
Yesteryear
6/3/2010
Paper obtains copy of sex harassment settlement
Chief deputy, ex-staffer reached agreement in part to avoid further litigation - 6/3/2010
Require sprinkler systems in new homes?
Montgomery committee weighs provision in new building code - 6/3/2010
OK Montgomery Park-n-Ride grant bid
Village would lease Pace van to transport area Metra riders - 6/3/2010
County sheriff, clerk, treasurer to get raises
Elected officials' salary set in split ballot - 6/3/2010
Compete in canoe race at 90? Why not!
Former State Senator Bob Mitchler ready to paddle down the Fox again - 6/3/2010
Cost for sex harassment suit: $381,000
Chief deputy retains job; Sheriff says 'We followed the rule of law' - 5/27/2010
Metra station years away
5/27/2010
Differing views aired on block schedule
Oswego School District Board to discuss issue at June 14 workshop - 5/27/2010
Speeders not a problem on Montgomery street
96 percent of vehicles on Mayfield Drive clocked at or below 25 mph - 5/27/2010
New Homestead, Southbury principals named
Oswego School District Board also OKs hiring of dual language director - 5/27/2010
52 teachers first year teachers re-hired
5/27/2010
Program gave students hands-on experience
But after open house, future of high school building trades program uncertain - 5/27/2010
Kendall home sales, foreclosures both up
680 foreclosures filed with the county between Jan. 1 and May 10 - 5/20/2010
County settles harassment lawsuit
Long-time chief deputy faced accusations from former staffer - 5/20/2010
Area agencies: OK to continue TIF study
Oswego school, park, fire, library officials back convening review board - 5/20/2010
No board action on artificial turf proposal
School superintendent cites questions, need for further study - 5/20/2010
A hopeful sign on the local economy?
Montgomery officials note rise in sales tax revenues - 5/20/2010
Residents remain upset over tree removal
NaAuSay Township officials promise improved communication - 5/20/2010
Montgomery panel backs bill payment changes
Bills to be listed by department; board to get vendor 'cheat sheet' - 5/20/2010
Second expert witness OK'd for Vasquez trial
Suspect in '07 crash that left five Oswego teens dead hospitalized - 5/13/2010
Non-tenured teachers re-hired
Board OKs hiring more teachers to keep up with enrollment growth - 5/13/2010
MAY-YESTERYEAR
5/13/2010
Douglas Rd. contractor won't work at night
Cite new worker safety rules in rejecting Montgomery request - 5/13/2010
Oswego officials share visions for the village
Ideas range from more downtown fests to Metra station to expanding web site - 5/13/2010
Waubonsee the place to go for OHS, OEHS grads
Local high schools 'top feeders' of students to community college - 5/13/2010
Committee to study downtown condo project
Oswego panel to evaluate extent of, costs for Alexander Square public improvements - 5/13/2010
Park-n-Ride bus service cut on hold-for now
Six daily runs to Aurora Metra station likely to continue through June - 5/13/2010
Drop block schedule at high schools?
Study: Traditional class schedule would save school district money - 5/6/2010
School board receives artificial turf proposal
Cost to replace grass fields at OHS, OEHS and other upgrades estimated at up to $2.4M - 5/6/2010
Park-n-Ride bus schedule likely to change soon
Oswego, Pace officials seek to finalize service agreement - 5/6/2010
Oswego Board votes to hike water rates
Increase expected to add $6 to $8 on a typical water bill - 5/6/2010
Tax bills vary throughout Kendall County
Location, assessments, tax rates key factors in determining how much you pay - 5/6/2010
374 received aid at first Kendall Cares clinic
Event offered medical, dental screenings and more to those in need - 5/6/2010
New ladder truck gives firefighters extra reach
First ladder truck purchased by the Oswego Fire District since '86 - 5/6/2010
School board discusses 'road map'
Plan suggests timeline for major building projects - 4/29/2010
400 volunteers to help those in need
Kendall Cares Clinic will offer free services - 4/29/2010
Infrastructure a hurdle for condo project
Oswego Board members question developers on TIF, other issues - 4/29/2010
Contentious Oswego budget work at an end?
Divided board expected to vote Friday, hours before start of new fiscal year - 4/29/2010
Montgomery officials object to colleague's letter
Board members deny charge village raised taxes in adopting new budget - 4/29/2010
Kendall Republicans rallying around Brady
Gubernatorial candidate backs tax cuts to close state budget deficit - 4/29/2010
Montgomery will host weekly farmers' market
Events will be held Tuesdays this summer in plaza in front of village hall - 4/29/2010
No action on third high school proposal
School board members question pool plans; decision by September? - 4/22/2010
East View School improvements get green light
School board approves seeking bids for life-safety work - 4/22/2010
Park-n-Ride service cut topic for May 3 hearing
Pace to host hearing at Oswego hall - 4/22/2010
Official: Orchard Rd. widening next year?
Kane County officials eye 2011 bid opening, Montgomery Board told - 4/22/2010
Montgomery backs two liquor license requests
Restaurant, bar, banquet facility would locate in Gray's Mill - 4/22/2010
Expand sports complex? Access an issue
Montgomery, park district differ on Aucutt Road extension - 4/22/2010
Information meeting on Kendall homeless set
Proposal calls for county churches to host PADS program - 4/22/2010
Third high school back on board agenda
School district staff ready to restart project, pending board approval - 4/15/2010
Oswego takes a pass on Rt. 71 widening-for now
Funding concerns prompt board to delay engineering study for water main relocation - 4/15/2010
Vote sought on downtown Oswego project
Developers of old lumber yard requesting board ballot on development pact - 4/15/2010
Kindergarten enrollment expected to grow
School board receives options to handle more students - 4/15/2010
Oswego to vote on water rate increase?
Village board action recommended to close $2.1 million fund deficit - 4/15/2010
'Zero tolerance' OK'd for Mayfield Drive speeders
Montgomery Board approves stepped-up enforcement effort - 4/15/2010
Seek landmark status for White School Museum
Designation would coincide with 160th anniversary of the building's construction - 4/15/2010
Taxpayers to pay for defendant's expert witness
Driver in '07 crash that killed five Oswego teens ruled indigent - 4/8/2010
Tuition-based pre-school program OK'd
Delay in receipt of state funds for Brokaw Center prompts - 4/8/2010
'Nobody likes to raise taxes'
Oswego president explains decisive vote in favor of Home Rule sales tax - 4/8/2010
Area officials lobby lawmakers in Springfield
Montgomery, other Metro West members seek to retain share of state income tax revenues - 4/8/2010
County board seeks to keep state funding
Resolution opposes governor's plan to cut local share of income tax payment - 4/8/2010
Reservations required at popular park pavilion
Park district also requiring $50 fee for use of Hudson Crossing facility - 4/8/2010
School board receives updated building plan
Recommendations include third high school; three sites for full-day kindergarten - 4/8/2010
Second round of school cuts approved
Parents will see some fees increases; first-year teachers receive release notices - 4/1/2010
Kendall Co. foreclosures continue to climb
400 processed through mid-March, up 75 from 2009 - 4/1/2010
Yesteryear
4/1/2010
Foster: I listened on health care bill
Congressman says he voted 'Yes' to help constituents, businesses - 4/1/2010
Montgomery Park-n-Ride study to continue
Panel asks village staff to investigate funding options for downtown facility - 4/1/2010
Efforts to ease parking near Oswego park detailed
Park district working to re-arrange schedules, contacting private leagues - 4/1/2010
Census figures confirm decade of growth
Peak years for Kendall's population boom occurred between '03 and '07 - 4/1/2010
Library circulated more than 61,000 items last month
Report shows 39,320 visited Montgomery Campus in February - 4/1/2010
Foster votes 'Yes' on healthcare bill
Says bill 'not perfect' but likes provision that eliminates pre-existing conditions - 3/25/2010
School board expected to release 61 teachers Monday
3/25/2010
Oswego panel: Seek other agency views on TIF
Development pact for downtown condo project also endorsed - 3/25/2010
Developer: We have financing to build project
Responds to memo, foreclosure filings - 3/25/2010
Seek agreement on sports complex expansion
Montgomery Board authorizes staff to negotiate pact with park district - 3/25/2010
Unemployment highest here since March 1983
6,864 out of work in Kendall County - 3/25/2010
Kendall County public transit service begins
County official confident Oswego, Montgomery will eventually join - 3/25/2010
'Plan for the worst, hope for the best'
School district board receives options for $7.1 million more in cuts - 3/18/2010
School board OKs tax warrant sale
$10M needed to make up for late state aid payments - 3/18/2010
Suspect in crash that killed five will be tried here
Judge rejects change of venue request from Sandra Vasquez's attorney - 3/18/2010
$488,000 in Oswego budget cuts proposed
Officials warn that cuts will have drastic impact on village services - 3/18/2010
Street repair projects pending in Montgomery
Village will use stimulus funds to resurface Douglas Road - 3/18/2010
County board votes to sell old jail to Yorkville
Purchase agreement now subject to vote by city council - 3/18/2010
Lease vans for Oswego Park-n-Ride service?
Pace official says village could save significantly on service cost - 3/18/2010
Montgomery officer honored as a lifesaver
CPR efforts credited with saving life of an infant last June - 3/11/2010
A Montgomery Police officer was honored twice this past week for saving the life of an infant last summer. Officer Elizabeth Palko received a lifesaving award at the annual Respect for Law banquet he
Burgwald, Harl named Kendall County 'Officer of the Year' - 3/11/2010
Montgomery hires leadership consultant
Will provide training for police department sergeants, acting chief - 3/11/2010
State slow to pay some area agencies
School districts, county, fire departments all await state funds - 3/11/2010
Cross: Funds will be coming for agencies
Wait for capital bills funds likely to continue; questions over funding cited - 3/11/2010
Sign-up to start for park district garden sites
Agency offering plots for planting near Southbury School in Oswego - 3/11/2010
County provides GIS info to private company
County board split on allowing firm access to mapping information - 3/11/2010
County Board to vote on solid waste plan update March 8
3/4/2010
Charge tuition at Brokaw Learning Center?
Oswego School District seeking parent views in online survey - 3/4/2010
Park-n-Ride revenue, ridership info sought
Oswego officials seeking data from Pace; riders urge continued village funding - 3/4/2010
Yesteryear for March
3/4/2010
Oswego officials ask for options on budget
Committee mulls ways to close water and general fund deficits - 3/4/2010
Park district board OKs balanced $18M budget
39% of revenue comes from program fees; 30% from property taxes - 3/4/2010
Kendall County: Where the bison will roam?
Creative ideas flow at forest preserve district focus group sessions - 3/4/2010
Transit service won't serve all Kendall residents
Oswego, Montgomery residents can sign-up, but face limited service - 3/4/2010
School budget cuts OK'd
80 jobs targeted for elimination - 2/25/2010
Pick jury in June for Oswego fatal crash case?
Citing adverse publicity, attorney for Sandra Vasquez seeks change of venue - 2/25/2010
Administrators to pay part of healthcare costs?
Board member pushes for additional administrative budget cuts - 2/25/2010
Oswego to lose some downtown parking
Lot behind old fire station to be sold with building, officials told - 2/25/2010
Early learning center's fate up to state
Visiting lawmakers voice support for efforts to keep Brokaw open - 2/25/2010
'A true professional and a friend'
Montgomery Village Board, staff honor departing police chief - 2/25/2010
New use for old Oswego hall: It's a greenhouse
Park district using the building to grow plants for natural areas - 2/25/2010
Report outlines potential school changes
Recommendations include re-doing attendance boundaries next year - 2/18/2010
No changes in pet law
Montgomery Village Board rejects proposed revisions - 2/18/2010
Propose cut in Oswego Park-n-Ride funding
Village officials note number of bus trips to Aurora Metra station may be reduced - 2/18/2010
Rep. Foster: Stimulus has helped economy
Congressman tells gathering he's frustrated by political partisanship - 2/18/2010
Approve changes to East View School plans
Pending renovations would serve to boost enrollment capacity - 2/18/2010
Oswego panel discusses ways to boost revenues
Flat fee on utility bills, doubling of water service tap on fees among proposals - 2/18/2010
County board votes to cut some building fees
Officials disagree on $375 charge for site plan reviews - 2/18/2010
School plan shows how to cut $5.5M
Savings could be realized by cutting staff, programs, board told - 2/11/2010
Vote on Oswego Police pact pending
Contract grants 7.5 percent in wage hikes over four years - 2/11/2010
Changing high school sites would save
Alternate site would net a savings of $1.3M, committee told - 2/11/2010
County hearing on waste plan shutdown
Chairman cites personal attacks and rules violations for adjourning session - 2/11/2010
Low voter turnout disappoints election officials
Voters don't consider cost, sacrifices made by others, officials say - 2/11/2010
Limit parking near Wormley Heritage Park?
Oswego officials agree to discuss proposal with park district reps - 2/11/2010
Montgomery OKs own tickets for overweight trucks
Compliance tickets expected to generate additional revenue for village - 2/11/2010
Republican voters choose Hultgren
Hastert concedes, 'humbled by outpouring of support' - 2/4/2010
Hatcher prevails in close race
Kane County vote proves key for incumbent - 2/4/2010
Out of work in Kendall Co.? You are not alone
Unemployed here top state, national averages; 1,425 without jobs in Oswego - 2/4/2010
Yesteryear for February
2/4/2010
Oswego moves to hold line on property taxes
Bond sale tax abatements should keep rate at last year's level, board told - 2/4/2010
Forecast for Fox River: Murky at best
Biologist cites negative impact of dams and development pressures at Oswego forum - 2/4/2010
Audit: school district literacy programs on track
Consultant has praise for teachers; recommends strengthening writing program - 2/4/2010
Montgomery panel says 'no' to church in an industrial area
Property owner tells officials of vacancies - 2/4/2010
Enrollment plan anticipates third high school
Includes recommendation to re-open East View Elementary - 1/28/2010
In race for campaign cash, Hastert has edge
Candidate finance reports on web site - 1/28/2010
Who's paying for this election? Look here
State board of elections releases updated campaign donor information - 1/28/2010
School board OKs pact for Route 71 work
Project in front of Oswego High and East View includes signals, more lanes - 1/28/2010
Long-time Montgomery police chief to step down
Schmidt accepts position with Waubonsee; began village career in 1974 as a patrol officer - 1/28/2010
Health care among issues at candidate forum
Kendall County Farm Bureau hosts Yorkville event - 1/28/2010
Parents will see higher school fees next fall
1/28/2010
More than $13 million in bond funds set for schools
Official says total could be lower depending on bids for various projects - 1/21/2010
County 911 system goes down
KenCom was unavailable for about an hour Jan. 10 - 1/21/2010
Land buying difficulties cause WIKADUKE delay
10-year plan for regional road in eastern Kendall could be postponed - 1/21/2010
Mixed reviews for some local judge candidates
McCann, Pilmer endorsed by state, Kane bar, Reidy not picked by state - 1/21/2010
Candidates push for less spending at forum
Hopefuls in Feb. 2 primary for Congress, General Assembly talk issues - 1/21/2010
Drop plan to convert East View resource center
Changes by board reduce cost to renovation project for elementary school - 1/21/2010
Traughber Jr. High School doesn't meet AYP standards
'Subgroup' of special education and IEP in math, reading below average - 1/21/2010
State aid funds may not arrive for schools until summer
Officials "cautiously optimistic" money will arrive in time to avoid budget deficit - 1/14/2010
First suspect in Dec. 20 drive-by shooting to be arraigned tomorrow
Second suspect to appear in court Jan. 21 - 1/14/2010
Fighting through injuries
Oswego wrestlers win two at Orange Blue Mega Duals - 1/14/2010
Judge appoints two more attorneys for fatal fire suspect
LeSure's lawyer doesn't want death penalty considered, says it's linked to racism - 1/14/2010
County board questions Coroner's hefty dinner tab
Toftoy says charges from Chicago conference were budgeted for his office - 1/14/2010
Attorney for developer: big lots still part of plan
1/14/2010
County reviews new Freedom of Information rules
1/14/2010
State's attorney's office saw 1.300 more cases in 2009
1/14/2010
GOP candidate survives ballot challenge
Court ruling keeps McQuillan on ballot with Hatcher, Wheeler - 1/7/2010
Montgomery sets special events to celebrate 175th
Cake served Monday; slide show Tuesday - 1/7/2010
Yesteryear
1/7/2010
New school chief settling into the job
O'Donnell discusses school district's financial needs, other issues - 1/7/2010
Past year one of growth for library district
But 2009 also brought sadness with the death of long-time Montgomery library advocate - 1/7/2010
Park district officials: 2009 was a good year
Agency tightened budget, but maintained services to residents - 1/7/2010
Bednarcik students' work extends into community
Charitable fund-raising, service projects on student council's agenda - 1/7/2010
SD 308: where is that again?
8/28/2014
Education, fines key to curbing fireworks
8/28/2014
Law mandates public Co-op deliberations
8/21/2014
Forest preserve plans for the future
8/21/2014
Route 30 plans a good start
8/14/2014
Rauner: He's just like one of us, really
8/14/2014
Rebate request puts Montgomery on spot
8/7/2014
Candidates interested, but will April voters be?
8/7/2014
Good news for dogs and their owners
7/31/2014
'Funding mechanism' already in place
7/31/2014
Make good use of gaming revenues
7/24/2014
A very positive economic sign
7/24/2014
An excellent choice for Oswego chief
7/17/2014
July 17 already? Summer slipping away
7/17/2014
A reasonable request for direction
7/10/2014
Corporate welfare now business as usual
7/10/2014
A positive step on Wolf's Crossing Road
7/3/2014
A new beginning for pool and park
7/3/2014
Now healthcare costs are a board concern
6/26/2014
If this is boring, we'll gladly take it
6/26/2014
Dual language program to continue-for now
6/19/2014
Preparing for what once was unthinkable
6/19/2014
'Welcoming Us Home'
6/12/2014
Hoping for the best at Wolf's and Route 30
6/12/2014
Put the phone down and drive
6/12/2014
Hultgren, Foster should visit here
6/5/2014
School funding reform fails again
6/5/2014
Montgomery voters to decide street funding
5/29/2014
Reject request to relocate billboard
5/29/2014
Remember why Monday is a holiday
5/22/2014
Let voters elect their representatives
5/22/2014
Board deadlocks and taxpayers lose
5/15/2014
Fear and loathing on Rt. 47 closure
5/15/2014
Creative thinking on Montgomery referendum
5/8/2014
Oswego should decide soon on tax increases
5/8/2014
Wolf's Crossing Rd. summit a good start
5/1/2014
Oswego Board members over-stepped authority
5/1/2014
Is your vehicle locked right now?
4/24/2014
Property tax season ends when bills arrive
4/24/2014
Saturday a good day to recycle in Montgomery, Oswego
4/17/2014
Don't let county board take a pass on pay, perks
4/10/2014
Plenty of highway work ahead here
4/3/2014
Two small, but important projects
4/3/2014
Going negative a troubling trend
3/27/2014
More lanes needed at Rt. 30, Wolf's Crossing
3/27/2014
Modest salaries only for county board
3/20/2014
GOP no longer ready for evolution
3/20/2014
Our choices in Tuesday's voting
3/13/2014
Police needed at school polling places
3/6/2014
Snowplow drivers our unsung heroes
3/6/2014
Shooting 'not normal for Montgomery'
2/27/2014
Oswego, Montgomery face street funding crunch
2/27/2014
School board takes a pass on STEM School
2/20/2014
Another chance to save on ComEd bills
2/20/2014
A chance for greater transparency missed
2/13/2014
Please allow extra time and slow down
2/13/2014
Time to do away with county per diems
2/6/2014
Library's 2010 exterior should be maintained
2/6/2014
Oberweis has a dream, too
1/30/2014
Second thoughts on winter endorsement
1/30/2014
School board should say 'Yes' to STEM school
1/23/2014
New effort needed on elected park board
1/23/2014
Kmart exit signals new challenge for Montgomery
1/16/2014
Who will lead Kendall Metra effort?
1/9/2014
Winter: why not just embrace it?
1/9/2014
2014: anticipating another busy year in local news
Happy New Year! We are anticipating another busy year in local news at the Ledger-Sentinel. Here is our view of just a few of the issues currently confronting local and state government that we expect to be reporting more on in the year ahead: - 1/2/2014
2013: A year of many challenges for local government
12/26/2013
A good starting point for 'per diem' committee
12/19/2013
Manufacturing jobs continue to vanish
12/19/2013
Take a straw poll on apartment fee cut
12/12/2013
Officials epitomize local public service
12/12/2013
Health dept. has the facts on 'Obamacare'
12/5/2013
Your chance to make some holiday memories
12/5/2013
More talks needed on Montgomery TIF
11/28/2013
Way to go, Prairie Point School runners!
11/28/2013
Time to tighten per diem rules
11/24/2013
Candidates already sounding familiar themes
11/24/2013
Closer on a second electric aggregation referendum
11/14/2013
Dog park: good for dogs and their owners
11/7/2013
Montgomery's list of worthy projects grows
11/7/2013
Museum exhibit, Moving Wall honor our veterans
10/31/2013
Montgomery should fund train horn study
10/24/2013
Consensus needed on Oswego's downtown
10/24/2013
No need to delay noise ordinance
10/17/2013
Oswego's inspired Christmas tree idea
10/17/2013
$642,779 for your Kendall County Board
10/10/2013
Hearing a good start for Montgomery Road
10/10/2013
IDOT's highway project priorities very puzzling
10/3/2013
School district not just Oswego's
10/3/2013
Burning law should follow noise ordinance
9/26/2013
PADS program needs your help
9/26/2013
Cameras would help at animal control facility
9/19/2013
Taxpayers deserve better response
9/19/2013
Cross' pending departure a loss
9/12/2013
Wait continues for per diem audit results
9/12/2013
Time for safety study of Route 126
9/5/2013
The Bears or my child's school?
9/5/2013
A terrific use for old playground equipment
8/29/2013
Montgomery should continue Rt. 30 lobbying
8/29/2013
No quick fix on school district finances
8/22/2013
Remember: DUI crackdown on now
8/22/2013
Unincorporated voters deserve a second chance
8/15/2013
Where some of those fuel taxes go
8/15/2013
Congress should repeal their own insurance first
8/15/2013
Make sure crosswalks in plans near OHS
8/8/2013
Oswego should have an engineer on staff
8/8/2013
Say thanks to Jim and wish him well
8/1/2013
An unwanted but necessary safety measure
8/1/2013
Grant program good for Oswego's downtown
7/25/2013
Appalled at Metra CEO payout, allegations
7/25/2013
A stylish choice in new Oswego signs
7/18/2013
A bigger, better fireworks display?
7/18/2013
How to improve Fox Bend finances?
7/11/2013
A good deal for Kendall taxpayers
7/11/2013
Oswego to benefit from first 'TAP' grant
7/4/2013
Montgomery should act quickly on sirens
7/4/2013
Privatizing GED testing to cost us all
6/27/2013
Montgomery loan an encouraging sign
6/27/2013
Online learning no substitute for classrooms
6/20/2013
Cost for Metra service studies may climb again
6/20/2013
Urge Democratic lawmakers to lobby their bosses
6/13/2013
Park district stepped up, continued fest tradition
6/13/2013
Neighborhood Watch a positive for Boulder Hill
6/6/2013
Moratorium on virtual schools absolutely needed
6/6/2013
Boulder Hill needs noise control law
5/30/2013
Time to look again at railroad crossings
5/30/2013
Remember the reason for Memorial Day
5/23/2013
Residents deserve answers on flooding
5/23/2013
Time to thank your public works staffer
5/23/2013
Oswego deserves better from its board
5/16/2013
No easy answers on school finances
5/16/2013
Park district invests in pool, Boulder Hill
5/9/2013
Departing officials set positive example
5/9/2013
County government Now more accessible
5/2/2013
Kendall GOP chooses a consensus-builder
5/2/2013
Cleaning up after last week's rains
4/25/2013
From one work zone to another
4/25/2013
PADS volunteers helping those in need
4/25/2013
Dial-a-ride service fulfilling a need
4/18/2013
Election may bring change to local agencies
4/18/2013
Just a few decide who will lead here
4/11/2013
Make business expo part of your weekend
4/11/2013
Traveling on Route 30? Please watch for workers
4/11/2013
Our endorsements in Tuesday's voting
4/4/2013
Online charter schools: where's the accountability?
3/28/2013
Let voters elect fire district boards
3/28/2013
Hey! There's an election going on
3/21/2013
New home for township offices
3/21/2013
Sheriff's race may get real interesting
3/14/2013
KenCom, fire officials must fix radio blackouts
3/14/2013
Time for new signs
3/14/2013
Shuttering dispatch center makes sense, but...
3/7/2013
Drop the 'conceal' from conceal carry
3/7/2013
Mark your calendar, attend a forum
2/28/2013
Courtroom history; Boulder Hill water rates
2/28/2013
Yorkville funding cut could affect Oswego
2/21/2013
Sam's Club plans a positive sign?
2/21/2013
A good time to study school impact fees
2/14/2013
A solid pick for park board seat
2/14/2013
'Eaglemania' hits Montgomery, Oswego
2/7/2013
Montgomery should uphold billboard ban
2/7/2013
Why not a 'world class' school system?
1/31/2013
Please circle Oct. 5 on your calendar now
1/31/2013
State should widen 'north' Route 47 first
1/24/2013
No need for park board to shut the public out
1/24/2013
Who wants to see LED billboards in Montgomery?
1/24/2013
Tell them to quit wasting $17.1M per day
Contact Dem lawmakers now; urge them to prod their boss - 1/17/2013
Kendall should try again on aggregation
1/10/2013
Host of challenges confront local agencies
1/3/2013
Another busy year of transitions
2012 proved a year of transitions in the Oswego-Montgomery area: - 12/27/2012
A poor record on sex harassment suits
12/20/2012
Reasonable adults must act after tragedy
12/20/2012
New chairman, new members, new era?
12/13/2012
New path will help connect community
12/13/2012
Montgomery should stand by billboard ban
12/6/2012
Boulder Hill main project necessary
12/6/2012
Oswego needs an infrastructure fund
11/29/2012
Fall veto session to cost local agencies?
11/29/2012
Why shut public out of interviews?
11/22/2012
Montgomery 'strikes gold' on grant bid
11/22/2012
One more look back at last week's election
Voters liked the idea of lower taxes, but took a pass on actual savings - 11/15/2012
Setback for Oswego economic development
11/8/2012
Remember our veterans Sunday
11/8/2012
Our endorsements in next Tuesday's balloting
11/1/2012
An opportune time to buy, replace trees
10/25/2012
County should move quickly on loan request
10/25/2012
Joliet-Plainfield area early voting site needed
10/18/2012
PADS program needs your help
10/18/2012
A logical time to update school plan
10/11/2012
Oswego still a player in Metra station game
10/11/2012
Montgomery sets a good example
10/4/2012
Summer's long gone, but still so much to do
10/4/2012
County should protect garage sale neighbors
9/27/2012
The next property tax season will start soon
9/27/2012
Montgomery vote on video gaming correct
9/20/2012
Wolves, Panthers: A healthy rivalry
9/20/2012
Is Park-n-Ride needed to secure Metra station?
9/13/2012
Five lanes at last on Orchard Road
9/13/2012
Motorists doomed to stop and go traffic
9/6/2012
School enrollment continues to climb
9/6/2012
County board looks ahead with purchase
8/30/2012
Science, by amateurs
8/30/2012
For school district echoes of 1981
8/23/2012
Games of chance should be registered
8/23/2012
County needs to draw the line on meal costs
8/16/2012
Now they like insurance protection
8/16/2012
Meetings law violations likely to cost taxpayers
8/9/2012
Extra lanes should make Route 30 safer
8/9/2012
RTA question lingers over Metra station effort
8/2/2012
Fair, fest arrive as summer wanes
8/2/2012
Government gets in the way in Oswego
7/26/2012
Montgomery should consider MEDC lease
7/26/2012
County should restrict burning near cities
7/19/2012
Eliminating scholarship program sadly overdue
7/19/2012
How county can pass next transparency audit
7/12/2012
School administrator exodus was inevitable
7/12/2012
No need to get out that sprinkler
7/5/2012
Moving graduations to NIU makes sense
7/5/2012
'A breakdown of understanding'
6/28/2012
Markets bring life to Oswego's downtown
6/28/2012
Taxpayers to get answers on per diems
6/21/2012
Good news: Orchard Road work progressing
6/21/2012
The high cost of administrators
6/14/2012
'Tax Revolt Day' attracts a crowd
6/14/2012
Oswego, Montgomery to save on electricity
6/7/2012
Key questions on Boulder Hill water
6/7/2012
Make agencies pay for violating meetings law
5/31/2012
Two paths to the same destination
5/31/2012
Independent audit of per diems needed
5/24/2012
What's a hard-hit taxpayer to think?
5/24/2012
School board must learn to press 'Record'
5/17/2012
Tax bills a jolt for many
5/17/2012
Eliminate township offices? Not so fast
5/10/2012
The coroner's audacious request
5/3/2012
Bar raised on administrator wages
5/3/2012
Not bad work-- if you can get it
4/26/2012
Spring could prove costly for taxpayers
4/26/2012
Have you hugged your child today?
4/19/2012
McAdam served park district well
4/19/2012
Get acquainted at Oswego Business Expo
4/12/2012
A big step back for Montgomery
4/12/2012
Anonymous mailer a shameful tactic
4/5/2012
Four local schools 'catch excellence'
4/5/2012
Toss out their taxpayer provided insurance, too
4/5/2012
Who will administer the school district?
3/29/2012
Maintenance projects delayed have a price
3/29/2012
Needed: Professionals for two tough jobs
3/22/2012
A glimmer of hope on real estate market
3/22/2012
Disconnect and enjoy this weather
3/22/2012
'Yes' to eliminating new government jobs
3/15/2012
75 cents worth it to help save lives
3/15/2012
Vote yes for aggregation
3/15/2012
Our candidate endorsements
3/15/2012
Barnhart for judge
3/15/2012
Oswego Should give chickens a chance
3/8/2012
Resignation no surprise
3/1/2012
Hold public hearing on Avaya permit
3/1/2012
An open and transparent process
2/23/2012
You can make an extra $140 March 20
2/23/2012
More discovering village's downtown
2/23/2012
Reimburse Boulder Hill water customers?
2/16/2012
Park board should keep meeting tapes
2/16/2012
More 'holidays' to confuse you
2/16/2012
What we've learned about Metra station plans
2/9/2012
A $47.2 million county reserve?
2/2/2012
School board micromanaging
2/2/2012
'Super-sized' schools to pose new challenges
1/26/2012
Hang up and drive on that snowy road
1/26/2012
A clarification...
1/26/2012
Compensation for rusty water?
1/19/2012
Violets coming back to Violet Patch Park
1/19/2012
Time to make case for surcharge hike
1/12/2012
One more day closer to spring
1/12/2012
2012: Plenty of challenges ahead for local agencies
1/5/2012
Oswego takes a gamble on car dealership
12/29/2011
Robocalls to stay off cell phones-for now
12/22/2011
Some good financial news for Christmas
12/22/2011
Board should open Murphy Junior High
12/15/2011
Voters can have say on $20,000 legal bill
12/15/2011
A sad chapter closes in Illinois
12/15/2011
A lesson in open government missed
12/8/2011
Officials' private e-mails now subject to FOIA
12/8/2011
A vote for health and education
12/1/2011
600 more students and other numbers
12/1/2011
Private firm could boost snow plowing
11/24/2011
Remember? We are the government
11/24/2011
Drive defensively-and watch out for Bambi
11/17/2011
Still getting a return on 1967 investment
11/17/2011
Take time to honor, thank our veterans
11/10/2011
A no-win situation for taxpayers
11/10/2011
New school boundaries poses a new challenge
11/3/2011
Pending election already costly, ugly
11/3/2011
Where's our transparency in local government now?
10/31/2011
Fallout from KenCom dispute could cost
10/31/2011
Past time for 'Abstinence Plus'
10/20/2011
The high cost for the Park-n-Ride
10/20/2011
It's Opening Day for property tax season
10/13/2011
Libraries a bigger draw than the Blackhawks
10/13/2011
Still time to fill out Oswego survey
10/13/2011
Let's hear from other towns on aggregation
10/6/2011
Restaurants a potential boost for downtowns
10/6/2011
Public passes on school budget
10/6/2011
County ignores Open Meetings Act--again
9/29/2011
Montgomery to let voters decide on tax
9/29/2011
Hultgren vs. Walsh: Incumbents to collide
9/29/2011
Re-map presents a challenge to voters
9/22/2011
Food pantry comes through again
9/22/2011
A step backward in Montgomery
9/15/2011
Hultgren exception to rule for meeting public
9/15/2011
A chance to reunite as Americans Sunday
9/8/2011
Seriously consider park board proposals
9/8/2011
Tollway plans should include interchange
9/1/2011
Time to end free ride scholarships
9/1/2011
Wanted: Your old shoes for memorial
9/1/2011
'An encouraging step' for Metra station
8/25/2011
'...we're going to put it on the ballot'
8/25/2011
Wanted: Your old shoes for 9/11 display
8/18/2011
Rich irony lost on 'Porky' crowd
8/18/2011
Why not a model animal control facility?
8/11/2011
Two constructive park proposals
8/11/2011
Work just starting for school board
8/4/2011
Let people vote on recorder, auditor jobs
8/4/2011
An opportunity to cut government spending
7/28/2011
Let Montgomery voters decide on tax
7/28/2011
Kendall taxpayers should be upset
7/21/2011
Governor should veto 'garbage' bill
7/21/2011
Highway projects will have huge benefit here
7/14/2011
Time for a sign at Oswego Village Hall
7/14/2011
Take back Illinois? It's up to all of us
7/7/2011
Simple solutions to that meeting 'ruckus'
7/7/2011
It's June and the politicking has begun
6/30/2011
Lauzen's park district legislation on target
6/30/2011
Sound advice for open government
6/23/2011
Admitting the problem first step to fight heroin
6/23/2011
An opportunity missed on re-map
6/16/2011
A wrong turn on economic development
6/16/2011
Montgomery should make recycling easier
6/9/2011
You can help make PrairieFest a success
6/9/2011
Enough casinos, slots to go around?
6/9/2011
New map a huge disservice to Kendall
6/2/2011
Time evidently right for an Oswego plan
6/2/2011
Ready for four lanes on Orchard Road
6/2/2011
Memorial Day: Take time to remember
5/26/2011
College now even closer to home
5/26/2011
State shouldn't balance budget on local agencies
5/19/2011
The Taxpayers can't get a break
5/19/2011
A wonderful example of caring, compassion
5/12/2011
Oswego benefited from public-private partnership
5/12/2011
Redistricting hearing a lost opportunity?
5/5/2011
Honor Egan as part of Route 30 widening
5/5/2011
You're invited to a truly inspired event
4/28/2011
Oswego should use its committees
4/28/2011
Give public a say on new board districts
4/21/2011
Homeowners, creek watersheds protected
4/14/2011
A collective sigh of relief on Caterpillar
4/7/2011
County board stands up for the Fox River
4/7/2011
Keep partisan politics out of local elections
4/7/2011
Our endorsements in Tuesday's voting
3/31/2011
Safety coming to busy intersection
3/24/2011
Route 71 trail will be valued
3/24/2011
Let's do better than 12.8 percent
3/24/2011
KenCom funding dispute: A way out
3/17/2011
Oswego Fire District marks 75 years
3/17/2011
Keep public notices for all
3/10/2011
Hultgren gives Metra station effort a boost ,
3/3/2011
Montgomery needs voice on park board
3/3/2011
87.2 percent
2/24/2011
Numbers tell tale of Kendall's boom
2/24/2011
Yet another modern challenge for parents
2/17/2011
Operate snow plowing service like a business?
2/17/2011
Cedar Glen, Windcrest sewer lines necessary
2/10/2011
"I just want to say 'Thank you'"
2/10/2011
Your patience was much appreciated
2/10/2011
Character counts in local elections, too
2/3/2011
A wise course on Montgomery Road
2/3/2011
Fund senior center? It will be up to voters
1/27/2011
Oswego should move sitting area to new hall
1/27/2011
Daytime public hearing wrong
1/20/2011
Lawmakers should pay for own health care
1/20/2011
Did you miss these numbers last week?
1/13/2011
Park-n-Ride should not be a secret
1/13/2011
Just a few issues to address in '11
1/6/2011
Concern over Wikileaks fallout
1/6/2011
Down economy had big impact here in '10
12/30/2010
A better site for a third high school
12/23/2010
A small step for open government
12/23/2010
New leader and era for county board
12/16/2010
Dithering on Route 71 water main may cost
12/16/2010
A small step to help businesses
12/16/2010
T-shirt sales help 3,400 in need
12/9/2010
Cost estimates for solar farm staggering
12/9/2010
Pet owners can help relieve shelter crisis
12/2/2010
Let county residents vote on 911 funding
12/2/2010
A solid choice for chief deputy
11/25/2010
Awards will encourage academic excellence
11/25/2010
Boulder Hill needs maintenance code
11/18/2010
Downtown buildings should be demolished
11/18/2010
See the upgrades at Oswego High
11/18/2010
Remember our veterans today
11/11/2010
State budget cuts may really hit home
11/11/2010
New Congress should buy its own insurance
11/11/2010
Political pendulum swings once again
11/4/2010
Make Route 71, Wolf's Crossing Rd. priorities
11/4/2010
Deer-car collisions can happen anywhere
11/4/2010
Our endorsements in next Tuesday's balloting
10/28/2010
School board picks students over taxes
10/21/2010
Lower assessments, lower taxes, right?
10/21/2010
A proper time to call the attorney general
10/14/2010
State budget cuts trickling down
10/14/2010
Take advantage of early local voting
10/14/2010
Time to elect park, fire boards
10/7/2010
A wise decision on full day kindergarten
10/7/2010
We don't see a problem here
9/30/2010
County should look elsewhere for funds
9/30/2010
School plan needs more cost scenarios
9/23/2010
Mark your calendars for candidates' forum
9/23/2010
Safety advisory: Don't walk in traffic
9/23/2010
School growth? You can have your say
9/16/2010
Refer KenCom funding request to committee
9/16/2010
School board to take a second vote
9/9/2010
Run government like a business?
9/9/2010
Traffic stop video the public's property
9/2/2010
Time to update solid waste plan
9/2/2010
Correct decision on railroad quiet zone
8/26/2010
Encouraging news on Orchard Road
8/26/2010
Remembering the Plainfield Tornado
8/26/2010
Tighten controls on sheriff's credit cards
8/19/2010
Help coming for Kendall's homeless
8/19/2010
MontgomeryFest: Still time for fun
8/12/2010
Board should be wary of legal 'roadblocks'
8/12/2010
Where's the debate on the actual issues?
8/12/2010
Correct decision on SRT withdrawal
8/5/2010
Time to cut island weeds
8/5/2010
Is your vehicle locked right now?
8/5/2010
A wrong move on downtown TIF
7/29/2010
Foster takes positive step on Metra effort
7/29/2010
Records, chapel must be preserved
7/22/2010
Maintain public input on school boundaries
7/22/2010
Foster takes a pass on Metra, Parkway
7/15/2010
Only the names seem to change
7/15/2010
DUI lesson still lost on too many
7/8/2010
Program will recall exploits of "The Fox"
7/8/2010
Windmill moratorium a needed protection
7/8/2010
Restart fireworks funding effort
7/1/2010
Good economic news for the holiday
7/1/2010
So where is our Congressman?
6/24/2010
PrairieFest: A collective success
6/24/2010
Ads on towers would look tacky
6/17/2010
The right decision on brick mailboxes
6/17/2010
Hoping for a measure of closure
6/17/2010
Other agencies to get a say on Oswego TIF
6/10/2010
Montgomery should seek this grant, but...
6/10/2010
Blagojevich trial a sad spectacle
6/10/2010
A perception of a speeding problem
6/3/2010
Why Metra trains here are so slow
6/3/2010
What does Plummer have to hide?
6/3/2010
Memorial Day: Take time to remember
5/27/2010
Sheriff should name new chief deputy
5/27/2010
Oswego should convene TIF board
5/27/2010
No double tax for 911 service
5/20/2010
Cedar Glen streets should be priority
5/20/2010
Renovated library a new point of pride
5/20/2010
Artificial turf fields should wait
5/13/2010
Need is here for a PADS program
5/13/2010
Another tax bill 'season' ends
5/13/2010
A lesson in the need for communication
5/6/2010
IDOT listened on Route 71, 30 projects
5/6/2010
How about a copy of those tax returns?
5/6/2010
Oswego to talk TIF with other agencies
4/29/2010
Room to negotiate on sports complex
4/29/2010
Neighborhood speeders a perennial problem
4/22/2010
Find funding for Rt. 71 main project
4/22/2010
Tea Party missing at the local level
4/22/2010
Earth Day: Another chance to recycle
4/15/2010
Region-wide water planning needed
4/15/2010
'Can you fog a mirror? You get a mortage'
4/8/2010
Keep your eyes on Springfield
4/8/2010
History offers hope on jobless front
4/1/2010
Challenges face old jail's new owners
4/1/2010
Tax hike would maintain services
3/25/2010
More signs should tout Park-n-Ride
3/25/2010
Taxpayers likely to pay for landfill ban
3/18/2010
An opportune time to hire a consultant
3/18/2010
A revenue stream by the end of the day?
3/18/2010
Police, public works before fireworks, fairs
3/18/2010
Administrators should pay part of insurance
3/11/2010
Web site provides a chance to vent
3/11/2010
No need to fear your census form
3/11/2010
Late tax bills cost taxpayers
3/4/2010
Small parking lot will be missed
3/4/2010
Government really worked on Orchard Rd.
2/25/2010
Nice try with that reform
2/25/2010
Welcome to a basketball town
2/25/2010
How not to handle a public hearing
2/18/2010
School cuts to have far-reaching impact
2/18/2010
Legislature quick to put limits on what's public
2/11/2010
Water report shows need for conservation
2/11/2010
Now can the GOP close ranks?
2/4/2010
Montgomery chief served with integrity
2/4/2010
Joint meetings can slow rumor mill
2/4/2010
Our choices in next Tuesday's voting
1/28/2010
Surprise them: Go to the polls and vote
1/28/2010
Schools should keep up pressure on lawmakers
1/21/2010
Political potshots won't help people of Haiti
1/21/2010
GOP House race all about numbers
1/14/2010
Don't get frosty over snow laws
1/14/2010
2010 a new year of local opportunity
1/7/2010
Every days sounds of long ago gone, but not forgotten
8/28/2014
There is meaning behind each of Kendall's nine township names
8/21/2014
1879: the year steam power came to Kendall County farms
8/14/2014
It was a depressing childhood; even our toaster popped down
8/7/2014
How two local teachers dodged the outbreak of World War I
7/31/2014
Observance (or not) of the Sabbath Day here continues to evolve
7/24/2014
'Great Wabausia Swamp' drained, but keeps coming back
7/17/2014
Junk mail reveals how month of Quintilis became July
7/10/2014
Why Oswego's leaders chose plank roads over the railroad
7/3/2014
An Oswego schoolboy helped stabilize our nation's economy
6/26/2014
Express Mail an early success for the Postal Service
6/19/2014
Meet David Atchison, our nation's president for a single day
6/12/2014
Early inns, taverns were vital to the growth of our nation
6/5/2014
I&M Canal provided a route for economic growth in our region
5/29/2014
Remember those from Kendall who fought to end slavery
5/22/2014
You can tune a guitar, but you can't tune a cymbal
5/15/2014
Corn law repeal led to the local British farmers' invasion
5/8/2014
Elimination of the buffalo brought end to the horse Indian culture
5/1/2014
Walking to school an American tradition and adventure
4/24/2014
'Washington Crossing the Delaware' has a German connection
4/17/2014
Lack of timber here posed a serious problem for settlers
4/10/2014
Oswego carpenter-physicist worked on The Manhattan Project
4/3/2014
Taking accurate measure: a survey of Kendall County surveys
3/27/2014
Homers came fast for Ralph Kiner, but never recognition
3/20/2014
Got milk? Dairy products were once a big part of local economy
3/13/2014
Waish-kee-shaw likely never lived on local reservation
3/6/2014
Marking change in Kendall County during Black History Month
2/27/2014
Junk mail reveals our nation's forgotten rugby dominance
2/20/2014
Times change but not the reasons why people move here
2/13/2014
Good fences may make good neighbors, but don't use Catalpa timber
2/6/2014
A tale of winter survival at an abandoned fur trading post
1/30/2014
Diminutive James Madison still standing tall in history books
1/23/2014
Long tradition of winter fun continues in Fox Valley
1/16/2014
New Jersey native was first to put 'Fox River' name on a map
1/9/2014
Everything was new once - even penalty flags
1/2/2014
Cartoon proves conservatives once indulged in humor
12/26/2013
Christmas: a time to revel in local holiday memories
12/19/2013
Not all Main Streets became business centers for area towns
12/12/2013
Recalling when hunting was a more significant part of fall here
12/5/2013
Junk mail provides the scoop on growing use of wind turbines, much more
11/28/2013
'60s NIU students, settlers both suspicious of open spaces
11/24/2013
When trains collided here teen helped rescue the injured
11/14/2013
Railroads devised nation's 'new method of reckoning time'
11/7/2013
100 years of driving: Lincoln Highway marks first century today
10/31/2013
If you look, you'll find 'informational gold' in that junk mail
10/24/2013
As autumn deepens, the traditional cycle continues
10/17/2013
You don't have to travel very far to find beautiful fall colors
10/10/2013
Cemetery Walk: your chance to visit with the ghost of Levi Hall
10/3/2013
September: a good time to look for junk mail 'jewels'
9/26/2013
'High-wheelers' led the way to better roads in Illinois
9/19/2013
Lesson of technology: what's new now will be discarded
9/12/2013
Students misbehaved in one-room classrooms, too
9/5/2013
Labrador, Golden Retrievers among least likely dogs to bite
8/29/2013
Ku Klux Klan rally in Kendall County? It did happen here
8/22/2013
Spare the rod, but save the pottle from its forced obscurity
8/15/2013
Scythes, snaths and flails: getting a handle on old tools
8/8/2013
Please Mr. Postman, keep that junk mail coming
8/1/2013
Landscape modified here long before Europeans arrived
7/25/2013
Historical rumored confirmed: Oswego was called Hudson
7/18/2013
The vacuum: a game changer for America's housekeepers
7/11/2013
Before the rockets red glare again, here's some patriotic trivia
7/4/2013
Recalling the hot summers when teens walked area farm fields
6/27/2013
How getting local meat to the market changed over the years
6/20/2013
France's error was not only human, it was historical
6/13/2013
World record holder for hand shaking? Theodore Roosevelt
6/6/2013
People keep coming, long after 'The Year of the Early Spring'
5/30/2013
Oswego teen chronicled Civil War odyssey in letters home
5/23/2013
Nation's, Kendall County's history tied to the postal service
5/16/2013
It's May! What do May flowers bring? Read on...
5/9/2013
Want clothes? Early settlers here had to make their own
5/2/2013
Prairies need fires to help maintain ecological health
4/25/2013
Dandelions: annoying weeds or good for eating and drinking?
4/18/2013
Bearded Republican presidents have big lead over Democrats
4/11/2013
Now a novelty, maple sugaring was once common here
4/4/2013
Year of the early spring brought flood of settlers here in 1833
3/28/2013
A man's world? Not for these early Kendall County women
3/21/2013
How did that song go? 'Blow, blow March winds-April's on the way!'
3/14/2013
Prizefights in Oswego: 'Are county officials helpless or are they asleep?'
3/7/2013
Early Illinois not a hell on the prairie, but no Eden either
2/28/2013
Timber was an essential commodity for early local settlers
2/21/2013
We might all be saying 'Alles Liebe zum Valentinstag!' today
2/14/2013
For settlers 'Pioneer Skillet' was a tool, not a menu item
2/7/2013
Early settlers here had to keep their powder dry
1/31/2013
Dams, mills once common on all Illinois rivers, streams
1/24/2013
The father of our country never lived in the White House
1/17/2013
How local Native Americans survived the frigid winters
1/10/2013
Watch for Kendall County connections in Spielberg's 'Lincoln'
1/3/2013
Blizzards proved awe-inspiring and deadly for early settlers
12/27/2012
Got your life? Then you have everything, even junk mail
12/20/2012
Recalling Christmas' past: 'Things were different then'
12/13/2012
158 years later, tiny Bristol Post Office still survives
12/6/2012
Nov. 12, 1933: the day the 'Great, black blizzard' reached Kendall Co.
11/29/2012
Looking ahead to winter...and into the junk mail file
11/22/2012
Before corn, wheat was king on Kendall County farms
11/15/2012
Mild-manner demeanor masked vet's real heroism
11/8/2012
Here's why Kendall County has historically voted Republican
11/1/2012
Some historical presidential facts before the election
10/25/2012
How 'some idiots' changed the name of Spunky Point, Ill. to Warsaw
10/18/2012
Better roads, vehicles brought end to creamery era here
10/11/2012
100 years ago Teddy Roosevelt, Bulgarians were big news here
10/4/2012
Debate over ICBMs, megatonage went out with the Cold War
9/27/2012
Carpeting a preoccupation long before 'HUdson 3-2700'
9/20/2012
Maramech Hill: A local historic site of national importance
9/13/2012
For early settlers here a good garden meant survival
9/6/2012
Late August junk mail falling like autumn leaves
8/30/2012
Before texting and Twitter there was the telegraph and telephone
8/23/2012
Yes, Montgomery once had its very own amusement park
8/16/2012
When summer was hot and air conditioning a novelty
8/9/2012
So what's the deal with the 'Dog Days' of summer anyway?
8/2/2012
Kendall County's location the historic secret to its growth
7/26/2012
Fishing 'magic': How carp became red salmon
7/19/2012
Most years, corn well past 'Knee high by Fourth of July'
7/12/2012
Nation's first monument located far away from Washington, D.C.
7/5/2012
Post office was at center of 19th century social issue disputes
6/28/2012
19th century Kendall County was a hotbed of low tech innovations
6/21/2012
Remembering Kendall County's 'golden age' of bank robbery
6/14/2012
The truth about the first ship to travel the Panama Canal
6/7/2012
A quiet man and patriot remembered on Decoration Day
5/31/2012
Black Hawk War had lasting impact on northern Illinois
5/24/2012
Hope for a peaceful resolution of Indian conflict here proved forlorn
5/17/2012
Survey finds we're working more hours than we did back in '73
5/10/2012
Hard roads, autos and trucks doomed interurban trolley service
5/3/2012
Preserving historic buildings makes social and economic sense
4/26/2012
To early settlers prairies here were 'exquisitely beautiful'
4/19/2012
As long as you have electricity, you can't beat a Blickensderfer
4/12/2012
180 years ago Illinois Indians went to war and history changed forever
4/5/2012
Tool manufacturing a specialty for 19th century blacksmith shops
3/29/2012
Local history and events moved very fast in the 1830s, too
3/22/2012
'Werewolf of London' sounds better than 'Lycanthrope of London'
3/15/2012
Glaciers sculpted and shaped the Kendall County landscape
3/8/2012
'Maggie' Shepard Edwards: A woman ahead of her time
3/1/2012
Model T worked fine as passenger car, not so well as a tractor
2/23/2012
What's your line of work? Last names once provided the answer
2/16/2012
Just for you loyal reader: A mid-winter junk mailapalooza
2/9/2012
Sleighs used for much more than 'dancing through the snow'
2/2/2012
Historic news reports show serious crimes are not new here
1/26/2012
Post Office Act of 1792 had major impact on settlement here
1/19/2012
President, Chief Justice Taft knew how to live large
1/12/2012
Life definitely more complicated today, but also more comfortable
1/5/2012
Lorenzo Rank: The best friend this journalist never met
12/29/2011
Memories of holiday dinners are still sharp as ever
12/22/2011
Have 'A Holly Jolly Christmas' and enjoy your junk mail
12/15/2011
Prohibition spawned widespread bootlegging here
12/8/2011
Briefly banning alcohol proved very costly for Oswego in 1891
12/1/2011
Native Americans helped assure the Pilgrims' survival
11/24/2011
Robert Frost's 'road less traveled' led to four Pulitzer Prizes
11/17/2011
How a determined Oswego school boy became a Civil War hero
11/10/2011
Business travel was a whole different trip for early entrepreneurs
11/3/2011
Popular lore: It was a newspaper that changed the spelling of Cleveland
10/31/2011
So why would anyone want to leave Prince Edward Island?
10/20/2011
Apples proved almost indispensable to early Midwest settlers
10/13/2011
Rand McNally had role in establishing Route 25, other area highways
10/6/2011
A local soldier's story: 'I will go to return victorious or a corpse'
9/29/2011
Columnist has a new appreciation for Japan's 'Respect for the Aged Day'
9/22/2011
Plowing matches once attracted thousands to farms east of Oswego
9/15/2011
Small Oswego park a last vestige of one of Kendall's 'lost' towns
9/8/2011
Anti-slavery movement here linked to early Congregational Churches
9/1/2011
Back-to-school time is here, but junk mail knows no season
8/25/2011
Columnist always struck out in lunchroom sandwich trades
8/18/2011
Era of manufactured gas burned brightly, but soon flickered
8/11/2011
Early settlers didn't waste time in transforming what is now Kendall County
8/4/2011
Fox River pearls found by wading, not deep diving
7/28/2011
Life continues to change as technological advances march on
7/21/2011
'Silent Cal' Coolidge was actually quite the White House prankster
7/14/2011
It took the Supreme Court to sort out this centuries-old fishing dispute
7/7/2011
Cutters brothers' remarkable journey finally ended here
6/30/2011
1936 truly a remarkable year here, despite the Depression
6/23/2011
Matile fishing policy: Catch no fish bigger than yourself
6/16/2011
Hot weather, wetlands proved daunting to Kendall's first surveyors
6/9/2011
Fox River: Great for recreation, not so much for commerce
6/2/2011
Rebel attack on Fort Sumter sparked immediate response in Oswego
5/26/2011
Junk mail reveals awful truth about Lauren Bacall, Andy Williams
5/19/2011
When the Fox River was 'a dirty, evil smelling waterway'
5/12/2011
Indian Removal Act hastened departure of local Native Americans
5/5/2011
Here's why there are 39 different ways to spell 'Waubonsee'
4/28/2011
Before Air Force One there was the Ferdinand Magellan
4/21/2011
The South started Civil War to defend investment in slavery
4/14/2011
Settler's story: An average person during an extraordinary era
4/7/2011
Pioneer's letters described this 'most beautiful country'
3/31/2011
After first flight to Paris, Lindbergh didn't take any chances
3/24/2011
Voters here said 'Yes' to fire services amidst the Great Depression
3/17/2011
Desire for consumer goods overcame Native American culture
3/10/2011
Like today's truck drivers, voyageurs thrived on hauling
3/3/2011
Duryea Brothers mostly forgotten, but their legacy drives on
2/24/2011
Travel distances a factor in creation of Kendall County
2/17/2011
Lincoln's legal career included three cases with Kendall ties
2/10/2011
One slave's incredible life: From Kentucky to Farnsworth Avenue
2/3/2011
Sledding and the need for speed was what winter was about
1/27/2011
Build Stonehenge today? You're going to need a building permit
1/20/2011
Fox River ice a big business here for a short time
1/13/2011
New railroad line helped create a new industry here in the 1870s
1/6/2011
A different world: Growing up on a local farm in the 1950s
12/30/2010
Junk mail helps relieve that last minute shopping angst
12/23/2010
Family interviews show how Christmas traditions changed
12/16/2010
California Gold Rush was worth the trip for some Kendall residents
12/9/2010
Many from Kendall County caught California's gold rush fever
12/2/2010
Is this really Thanksgiving or just pre-Christmas?
11/25/2010
Kendall County an ethnic melting pot from its earliest years
11/18/2010
Three from Kendall lost their lives in 'war to end all wars'
11/11/2010
1873: The year Kendall County farmers flexed their political muscle
11/4/2010
Edouard-Leon Scott de Martinville finally gets his due
10/28/2010
Wishing 'happy trails' to Roy, Dale, and even Trigger and Bullet
10/21/2010
Napoleon's army, columnist both travel on their stomachs
10/14/2010
No need to travel far to enjoy all of nature's fall glory
10/7/2010
Only problem with early Illinois history is on the part of its residents
9/30/2010
Junk mail reveals the truth about our presidents' log cabin claims
9/23/2010
Here's how early Kendall County settlers laid claim to land
9/16/2010
What's the deal with us trying to educate everyone in the country?
9/9/2010
Decades and centuries pass, but we're still 'screaming' for ice cream
9/2/2010
Junk mail continues to provide answers to those unasked questions
8/26/2010
History has lots of financial lessons but, tragically, few seem interested
8/19/2010
When "small grains" were big in Kendall County
8/12/2010
Fox River Valley rich in easy-to-reach local history museums
8/5/2010
Reveling in the Dog Days of summer and in the junk mail
7/29/2010
Oswego Drag Strip Days brings back fond memories of hot rod era
7/22/2010
Putting Kendall County's 'healthiest' status in historic perspective
7/15/2010
Visitor from the past wouldn't recognize Kendall County farms today
7/8/2010
Like small schools? You'll find plenty in Montana and Nebraska
7/1/2010
Looking for some historical driving kicks? Just try old Route 6
6/24/2010
Early how-to book lured many Brits and Scots to Illinois
6/17/2010
Kendall, Kane and Will: Where those county names came from
6/10/2010
Scapegoats, sermons and more: The junk mail continues to flow
6/3/2010
A few have survived not one, but two historic events
5/27/2010
Spring means it's planting time once again on Illinois prairie
5/20/2010
Madisons, DuPonts understood the value of historic preservation
5/13/2010
A few more reasons why it's important to open your junk mail
5/6/2010
Destitute here looked to local government first during Great Depression
4/29/2010
A true Kendall County renaissance man: John Dean Caton
4/22/2010
Local opposition kept the railroad out of downtown Oswego, for a time
4/15/2010
Spring, junk mail go together like horse, carriage
4/8/2010
Why Kendall's first concrete road bypassed downtown Oswego, Yorkville
4/1/2010
It took a new fee, government cooperation to build first hard roads
3/25/2010
By land and water: Riverboats had role in stagecoach era
3/18/2010
Don't ask a young American to find Afghanistan on a map
3/11/2010
Frances E. Lane: Kendall County's unlikely women's rights warrior
3/4/2010
'Madness?' Erie Canal proponents proved Thomas Jefferson wrong
2/25/2010
Early history of Kendall County has proven an invaluable research tool
2/18/2010
Don't like those sappy Valentine's Day cards? Blame this Frenchman
2/11/2010
Gangster may have told agents of Three-Fingered Jack's grave here
2/4/2010
Put a tiger in your tank? Lots of recent history in old ad campaigns
1/28/2010
1900: The year that set the 20th Century's stage
1/21/2010
It's so easy to twist, even a caveman can do it!
1/14/2010
Settling Wheatland's treeless prairie lands
1/7/2010
Refocused and ready to fight
Rocket Boxing increases training in preparation for tournament season - 8/14/2014
Tournament run ends in title game
Oswego Cats enjoy solid weekend, finishes summer season with 21 wins - 8/7/2014
Offensive standout earns Hall of Fame status
Schuler reflects on 13 season with Oswego Cats - 8/7/2014
Cats put in extra effort
After shutout win over Westmont, team defeats Addison to advance - 8/7/2014
Pitching a gem
Grunewald, Gengler, Ayers combine for three-hitter - 7/31/2014
Battle tested
Oswego Cats seek continued success at regionals - 7/31/2014
Putting the pieces together
Oswego Cats snap four-game skid, move back to .500 - 7/24/2014
World history
Oswego defender experiences 12-day adventure in Europe - 7/24/2014
Coy to write next chapter on the mats
Jezioro resigns, former assistant becomes program's second head coach - 7/24/2014
Momentum builder
Oswego East football team capitalizes on successful summer - 7/24/2014
New challenge arrives
Class 6A champ Batavia to host Oswego in Week 1 - 7/24/2014
Swinging for the fences
Oswego East uses big first inning to take lead, holds on late against Waubonsie Valley - 7/17/2014
Regional shutout
Rain delays game twice, Oswego can't produce in 3-0 loss to Geneva - 7/17/2014
Defense falters in tough league loss
Ayers strikes out nine over eight innings, Cats fall 7-5 - 7/17/2014
Walk-off celebration
Turnquist hits walk-off single to lift Oswego over Oswego East in 8 innings - 7/10/2014
Historic road trip
PSC U14 team becomes first to advance to nationals - 7/10/2014
Staying competitive
Michigan City poses new challenge for Oswego Cats - 7/10/2014
Up and coming
Carlisle exits after 11 seasons, Falli steps into new role - 7/10/2014
Split ends for Panthers' nine
Close calls for Oswego in doubleheader - 7/3/2014
Better effort
Oswego East bounces back after loss in Yorkville to sweep Plano - 7/3/2014
Pitching a victory
Dominant effort on the mound sparks two-game win streak for Oswego Cats - 7/3/2014
Summer evaluations net positive results
Oswego East opens June slate with 9-3 record - 6/26/2014
New seat on the bench
Borrowman takes over Oswego baseball program after 10 years as assistant coach - 6/26/2014
Establishing a rhythm
Establishing a rhythm - 6/26/2014
Work in progress
Oswego baseball team starts 2-2-1 in summer play - 6/26/2014
Local All-American
Oswego East alum medals on Ohio State's 4x100 relay - 6/19/2014
Shaking off the rust
Mixed results leave Cats at 5-4 overall in advance of doubleheader - 6/19/2014
Winning on home turf
Oswego Cats push back to .500 with wins over Crestwood, Westmont - 6/12/2014
Ups and downs
Oswego baseball team wins 12 in Johnson's first year - 6/12/2014
Sticking together
Klingbeil earns All-Conference honor for Oswego East softball - 6/12/2014
Roller coaster of a season
Oswego East baseball team rides out losing streak to finish with 15 wins - 6/12/2014
Another step forward
Oswego softball team wins 13 games, Riess and Brady named All-SPC - 6/12/2014
Schnable vacates head slot
Oswego boys' basketball coach accepts principal role in District 204 - 6/5/2014
Positive gains
Augustin, Johnsrud post top-15 finishes at state track finals - 6/5/2014
Team depth, pitching create early optimism
Oswego Cats split doubleheader with Addison - 6/5/2014
Another chance
Postseason wins advance Oswego boys' volleyball team to regional final - 5/29/2014
Young talents make debut at state
Harris places 11th in 200, Shodipo and Simmons represent Oswego - 5/29/2014
Regional championship remains elusive
Oswego scores late to force overtime, falls to top-seeded Metea Valley - 5/29/2014
Postseason setback
Plainfield North stakes four runs in first inning, defeats Oswego East softball 7-4 - 5/29/2014
Mistakes prove costly for Oswego
Plainfield East rebounds after 2-0 deficit, wins 13-5 in regionals - 5/29/2014
Raiders use hot bats to end Wolves' season
Postseason game breaks open with six-run third inning - 5/29/2014
Cream of the crop
Oswego East's Hwang finishes among top 16 at badminton state tournament - 5/22/2014
Just enough
Oswego East softball team hits four home runs, but Oswego stays ahead in 10-8 win - 5/22/2014
SPC drought ends
After 10 league losses, Oswego East baseball team reaches win column - 5/22/2014
Sprint to state
Harris, Shodipo win sectional races while Simmons advances in 200 - 5/22/2014
Reclaiming the crown
Oswego tennis team wins SPC title, Oswego East third - 5/22/2014
Mixed emotions in Plainfield
Oswego East girls' track places second at SPC meet, Oswego takes third - 5/15/2014
Different court, same results
Oswego boys' volleyball team holds on to take Game 2, sweeps Oswego East - 5/15/2014
State representation
Oswego badminton team makes history with four state qualifiers, Hwang to represent Oswego East - 5/15/2014
Panthers show signs of improvement
Baseball team defeats Kaneland, Naperville North - 5/15/2014
Missed opportunities against Foxes
Seventh-inning rally falls short in non-conference loss - 5/15/2014
Taking a stand
Miller's three-run homer helps Panthers defeat Minooka, 5-3 - 5/8/2014
Undisputed champs
Oswego badminton team wins fifth straight SPC title, Oswego East takes fifth - 5/8/2014
Fight to the finish
Oswego boys' track places third at Roger Wilcox Invite, Oswego East fourth at Red Ribbon - 5/8/2014
Kendall County crunch
Surging Oswego girls' soccer team pounds Yorkville - 5/8/2014
Another tough series
Plainfield Central sweeps Oswego, Panthers rebound against Joliet Central - 5/8/2014
Panthers earn five tough dual wins
Oswego tennis team places third at home quad meet - 5/1/2014
Peterson Prep Invite champions
Delaney wins 400, Johnsrud takes 3,200 - 5/1/2014
Panthers round third, extend win streak
Big hits lead to 21 runs over two games, team moves to 6-8 overall - 5/1/2014
Wolves earn sizeable win over IMSA
Oswego East girls' soccer team falls in two heartbreakers - 5/1/2014
No stopping them
Oswego girls' soccer team surges with two SPC wins - 5/1/2014
Hits, runs and errors
Oswego softball team takes 5-0 lead, defeats Wolves 6-1 - 4/24/2014
Sprinting into spring
Warm weather produces solid results at Oswego East Invite - 4/24/2014
Panthers remain perfect
Badminton team defeats Oswego East to improve to 4-0 in SPC play - 4/24/2014
Panthers get the edge
Narrow 4-3 decision gives Wolves first SPC loss - 4/24/2014
Oswego East clears hurdles at Yorkville, Ottawa
Wolves win Matt Wulf Invite, place second at Pirates' ABC Invite - 4/24/2014
Blocked out
Panthers sweep Wolves in two games, improve to 2-1 in SPC play - 4/17/2014
Wolves sweep Panthers
Oswego East clinches series with 11-7 victory over Oswego - 4/17/2014
Stagg Invite champions
Driver wins long jump, third in triple jump for Oswego East track - 4/17/2014
Signs of progress
Oswego defeats Kaneland, takes Minooka to final frame in 6-5 SPC loss - 4/17/2014
Doubled up
Yorkville wins 4-3 over Oswego East as No. 2 doubles decides match - 4/17/2014
Sixth-inning hitters
Jakubowski hits grand slam, Wolves answer with seven runs to take Game 1 - 4/10/2014
On the right track
After 30 straight SPC losses, Oswego East volleyball defeats Plainfield East - 4/10/2014
Early signs point Panthers' way
Kraft, Mockenhaupt find net as Oswego wins 2-0 over Oswego East - 4/10/2014
A series (opener) of problems
Plainfield East stakes 5-0 lead in SPC opener for lopsided win - 4/10/2014
Area teams clash at Plainfield North Invite
Oswego badminton team places sixth, Oswego East seventh - 4/10/2014
Vikings spell Wolves with late homer
Oswego East baseball falls 6-4 in home opener - 4/3/2014
Starting point
Oswego volleyball team falls to Lockport, 2-0 - 4/3/2014
Cleats of progress
Oswego soccer team endures first loss, rebounds with win over Rosary - 4/3/2014
Early struggles
Oswego East girls' soccer drops three, heads into SPC play - 4/3/2014
Neither snow nor rain
Oswego soccer team takes good with bad in 0-0-2 start - 3/27/2014
Rough terrain
Oswego East goes down kicking in loss to Downers Grove South - 3/27/2014
Attitude adjustment
Soto brings new sense of team, raises expectations for Oswego East volleyball - 3/27/2014
Striving to be above average
Oswego looks to reclaim powerhouse status under Splitt - 3/27/2014
The new era
Oswego baseball players place confidence in Johnson, work for winning year - 3/20/2014
Lessons learned
Oswego East baseball team grows in Kaminski's second season - 3/20/2014
The next step
After last year's regional final appearance, Oswego East softball ready for more - 3/20/2014
The will to win
McCance works to bring first winning season to Oswego softball in 20 years - 3/20/2014
New beginnings
Youthful lineup to provide power for Oswego East soccer - 3/20/2014
Rallying with Falli
First-year Oswego soccer coach enjoys wealth of talent - 3/20/2014
Few familiar faces
3/13/2014
Senior trio ready to attack
Blount returns after state appearance - 3/13/2014
Determination lifts gymnastics team to success
Despite injuries, team pulls together for strong showing at sectionals - 3/13/2014
Demanding respect
Oswego girls' basketball team takes top-seeded Wildcats down to the wire - 3/6/2014
Robinson stands tall against Foxes
Sophomore's career night lifts Panthers to regional win - 3/6/2014
Team closes 'rebuilding' season
Parlier, Guist represent Oswego in state swim meet - 3/6/2014
Oswego East can't contain Lemont's Wisz
Indian guard scores 25 in regional victory, Wolves finish at 9-18 - 3/6/2014
Down to the wire
Oswego girls' basketball team advances to sectional final - 2/27/2014
Wolves still stumped in finals
Oswego East advances to regional title, falls to Neuqua Valley - 2/27/2014
Seniors bow out in state brackets
Aguirre and Schultz end careers in Champaign, McFall makes debut at 113 - 2/27/2014
One more lap
Parlier, Guist advance to swimming state finals - 2/27/2014
Oswego East bowler earns All-State finish
Oswego finishes 12th in team standings - 2/27/2014
King of the hill
McAllister's buzzer-beating triple gives Oswego East 70-69 win over Oswego - 2/13/2014
SPC victory twice as nice
Oswego girls' basketball team rallies to defeat Oswego East, clinch SPC title - 2/13/2014
Strong finish sends eight to sectionals
Three Oswego wrestlers win regional championships - 2/13/2014
Within reach
Swim team places fourth at conference meet - 2/13/2014
Rolling on to sectionals
Rolling on to sectionals - 2/13/2014
Tough Saturday
Oswego wrestlers net two SPC champions and place fifth, Wolves settle into sixth - 2/6/2014
Pulling together
Gymnasts come together to finish in Kennedy's absence - 2/6/2014
Oswego bowling team writes fantastic finish
Panthers place 10th at state tournament - 2/6/2014
Oswego avenges loss to take home title
Panthers edge out Minooka in SPC tournament, Oswego East finishes third - 2/6/2014
Back on track
Oswego snaps skid, picks up second straight win on Tuesday - 2/6/2014
Winter warriors
Oswego boys' bowling team bound for state tournament - 1/30/2014
Circle of confidence
Area wrestlers find success at Oswego East Quad - 1/30/2014
An encouraging loss
Oswego East finds positives in 71-62 loss to Plainfield East - 1/30/2014
Still on the winning track
Oswego East girls' basketball team dispatches Plainfield East - 1/30/2014
Strong start, ugly finish
Oswego East boys' basketball team hangs on to defeat Downers Grove North - 1/23/2014
Not quite finished
Not quite finished - 1/23/2014
Still perfect
Oswego girls' basketball team improves to 8-0 in SPC play - 1/23/2014
Wolves stay in the hunt with buzzer-beater
Schultz hits game-winner against Minooka - 1/23/2014
Out of control
Schnable sites ball control issues in 66-58 loss to Metea Valley - 1/23/2014
Young grapplers shine at Geneva Invite
Okayama, Elfstrum enjoy winning weeks in the circle - 1/16/2014
Oswego clinches overtime win
Free throws seal game against Plainfield East - 1/16/2014
Test of endurance
Oswego East boys' basketball team opens busy stretch with loss - 1/16/2014
Onward to the postseason
Boys' bowling teams prepare for inaugural regional tournaments - 1/16/2014
Top tier
Oswego East girls' bowling team takes runner-up finish at Matt Clark Invite, Oswego third - 1/16/2014
Lofty goal achieved
Oswego East boys' basketball team places second at Romeoville - 1/9/2014
Full steam ahead
Oswego boys' basketball team preps for Plainfield East after 1-2 finish - 1/9/2014
Strong effort after extended schedule break
Swim team takes sixth at Waubonsie Valley Invite - 1/9/2014
Positive gains at home invite
Dobbertin, Stamas place on floor at Tumble for Troops - 1/2/2014
Big defensive win
Oswego East girls' basketball team goes 3-1 to place fifth - 1/2/2014
Too little, too late
Oswego boys' basketball team falls to Maine South in Proviso West tournament opener - 1/2/2014
Rolling to title game
Oswego East boys' basketball team starts 3-0 at Romeoville - 1/2/2014
A golden effort
Oswego girls' bowling team wins Andrew Tournament - 1/2/2014
The late, late show
Oswego East boys’ basketball enjoys fast start, but Panthers make second half comeback for win - 12/26/2013
Just enough
Oswego girls’ basketball team pours in 25 points in opening quarter, holds on for 55-46 win over Oswego East - 12/26/2013
Wrestlers make statement in Day 2
Oswego takes runner-up finish at Glenbrook South Tournament - 12/26/2013
Gaining experience in early races
Swim team takes 11th at first invite - 12/26/2013
Plenty of reasons to celebrate
Oswego East girls’ bowling takes SPC dual, Oswego’s Valdez rolls 299 - 12/26/2013
Knocking off the champs
Oswego East girls basketball defeat Romeoville to move to 3-0 in SPC - 12/19/2013
Clawing back to victory
Oswego East boys' basketball team earns first win - 12/19/2013
Crosstown takedown
Oswego wrestlers clinch 38-25 win over Oswego East - 12/19/2013
Lengthy conference win streak halted
Plainfield South knocks off Oswego, ends Panthers' 18-game SPC win streak - 12/19/2013
Split decision
Oswego East wrestlers go 1-1 in first week of SPC action - 12/12/2013
Balanced scoring
Flammersfeld takes seventh at Big Purple Invite - 12/12/2013
Rebounding against Cougars
After two losses, Oswego boys' basketball team wins SPC opener - 12/12/2013
Wolves find success in SPC play
Oswego East bench helps lift team to 63-24 win over Plainfield East - 12/12/2013
On the cusp
Oswego East boys' basketball team showing improvements - 12/12/2013
Early stumble
Oswego boys' basketball team falls in third-place tournament game - 12/5/2013
Work in progress
Oswego East boys' basketball team has winless showing at Hoops for Healing - 12/5/2013
Panthers off the mark
Offensive struggles lead to 1-4 finish at War-Hawk Tournament - 12/5/2013
Oswego grinds out first win
McFall starts 4-0 on the mat, Panther wrestling defeats Normal U-High - 12/5/2013
No time to rest
Oswego East wrestling moves into SPC action, starts 2-4 in the circle - 12/5/2013
A bittersweet finish
Voss places 12th in diving, Casas reaches state finals in two events - 11/28/2013
Defensive execution leads to win
Oswego basketball starts 2-0 at Hoops for Healing tournament - 11/28/2013
Wolves experience early growing pains
Szymanski finds bright spots in opening tournament games - 11/28/2013
Wolves (almost) ready to wrestle
Wolves (almost) ready to wrestle - 11/28/2013
Putting in the work
Oswego's Cook pleased with preseason effort, ready for Moline Quad - 11/28/2013
Washed out
RedHawks take advantage of good field position in wet, windy game - 11/24/2013
In the running
Five points separate top five sectional swim teams, Oswego qualifies in nine events - 11/24/2013
Work in progress
Partial Oswego team starts practice, new faces fill basketball lineup - 11/24/2013
Getting defensive
Szymanski works to jell new talent with veteran players - 11/24/2013
Tall order
Two veterans blend young talent for Oswego East girls' basketball - 11/24/2013
No excuses
Five starters return to Oswego girls' lineup with high expectations - 11/24/2013
Fallen Warriors
Oswego breaks five-game skid to Waubonsie Valley, advances to quarterfinals - 11/14/2013
All in
Wolves lead early, but Griffins explode in second quarter - 11/14/2013
Area runners fight to the finish
Johnsrud takes 40th at state meet, Borycki represents Oswego East - 11/14/2013
Slick Panthers'
OHS bowling lineup looks to improve SPC standing - 11/14/2013
Looking for an open lane
Madsen gone, but opportunities abound for Oswego East bowlers - 11/14/2013
Panthers make big statement
Dominating win gives Oswego first Class 8A victory - 11/7/2013
Bracket buster
No. 7 Oswego East celebrates first playoff victory, 21-14 over Belleville West - 11/7/2013
Seniors celebrate undefeated conference career
Swim team wins fourth straight championship - 11/7/2013
Two runners race to state starting line
Oswego's Johnsrud places seventh at sectionals, Oswego East's Borycki qualifies - 11/7/2013
Sisterly love
Senior leaves program with 112 wins, sophomore ready to step into No. 1 singles spot - 11/7/2013
Breaking through
Road win secures Oswego East's first-ever playoff berth, bound for Belleville - 10/31/2013
Three titles in a row
Oswego now 21-0 in SPC football, gains momentum into Class 8A debut - 10/31/2013
Big wins
Oswego East has strong showing at state tennis tourney - 10/31/2013
Runners battle to sectional starting line
Oswego, Oswego East finish among top six at regionals - 10/31/2013
End game
Oswego soccer team ends regional run with 3-0 loss to Neuqua Valley - 10/31/2013
Title security
Oswego football team posts sixth win, secures SPC championship - 10/24/2013
Workin' overtime
Penalty kick battle goes Oswego's way in regional semifinal - 10/24/2013
Wolf pack hunts down first conference title
Five Oswego East runners earn All-Conference honors - 10/24/2013
Oswego East stopped short
Loss to Romeoville creates must-win game at Plainfield North - 10/24/2013
First half spoiler
Oswego East soccer leads early, falls 2-1 to West Chicago - 10/24/2013
Proven winners
Oswego East football team wins historic fifth game - 10/17/2013
Still perfect
Oswego football team remains undefeated in SPC play - 10/17/2013
No surprises in Wolves' championship
After undefeated dual finish, Oswego East girls' tennis team wins title - 10/17/2013
Productive in Plainfield
Oswego boys' soccer team earns clutch 2-1 win over Plainfield Central - 10/17/2013
Seasons end at Lick Creek
Five area golfers tour sectional course, Behnke cards 87 in sectional tournament - 10/17/2013
Individual results
Five area golfers advance out of Oswego Regional - 10/10/2013
Wolves hade winning formula against Panthers
Padilla knocks in winning score in overtime - 10/10/2013
Full steam ahead
Oswego defense posts first shutout in 20-0 win over Plainfield East - 10/10/2013
Calm before the storm
Oswego East football team improves to 4-2 with 37-0 win at Plainfield Central - 10/10/2013
Wolves find spark in Game 2
Oswego girls' volleyball team can't hold on to early lead, fall 2-1 to Oswego East - 10/10/2013
ON THE WEB
10/10/2013
ON THE WEB
10/10/2013
Crossing paths
Oswego defense shuts down Oswego East in crosstown meeting, 48-10 - 10/3/2013
Leader of the Pack
Oswego East girls' volleyball team sweeps Plainfield South - 10/3/2013
One down, several to go
Oswego girls' swim team handles conference dual against Plainfield - 10/3/2013
Minooka tops the SPC standings
Three area golfers earn All-Conference honors as Oswego finishes third, Oswego East fourth - 10/3/2013
Daunting tasks
Oswego East soccer team faces range of caliber teams, shuts out IMSA - 9/26/2013
Punt, pass and pick
Oswego defense nets four interceptions, Frank tosses three TDs - 9/26/2013
Cougars shut down Wolves' offense
Injuries to Oswego East backfield prove costly in SPC loss - 9/26/2013
Opportunity knocks in Peoria
Oswego runners race at Richard Spring Invite - 9/26/2013
Decisive game goes to Panthers
Oswego volleyball team defeats Plainfield East, 2-1 - 9/26/2013
Conditioned to win
Oswego East football outlasts Plainfield East in overtime, improves to 3-0 - 9/19/2013
A winning week for Lady Panthers
Oswego girls' volleyball team wins first match in new gym, takes YHS Invite title - 9/19/2013
Refocused for conference
Oswego football team makes big statement against Minooka in SPC opener - 9/19/2013
Leaving it on the field
Oswego soccer defeats Plainfield East - 9/19/2013
Panthers post season-best score to top Wolves
Rogers earns medalist honors with par 36 - 9/19/2013
Stunning shutout
Oswego East defense makes history with 33-0 win over Glenbard East - 9/12/2013
The one that got away
Yorkville girls' tennis team puts perfect record against Oswego, wins 4-3 - 9/12/2013
Learning the course
Oswego cross country team sets early pace at St. Charles Invite - 9/12/2013
Oswego East leaves the competition in the Dust
Wolves secure runner-up finishes at annual T.F. South Rich Dust Invite - 9/12/2013
Missed opportunity
Oswego pulls within one score of Waubonsie Valley, falls 40-21 - 9/12/2013
Defensive touchdown
Wolves trail 14-0 early, but second half turnovers lead to 43-35 win at Woodstock - 9/5/2013
Stormy start
Geneva leads 20-0, holds off Oswego comeback in 29-27 opener - 9/5/2013
Tournament gives way to constructive criticism
Oswego East girls' volleyball team finishes 1-4 at first invite - 9/5/2013
Swimmers ready to dive into the season
Six state qualifiers return to Oswego co-op team - 9/5/2013
Oswego fights through Metea Valley Invite
Girls' volleyball team finishes 3-2 to place fifth - 9/5/2013
On target
Oswego sophomore QB takes command of offense, Panthers reload on defense - 8/29/2013
Strength in numbers
Talented mix of veteran defensemen, offensive newcomers seek success on Oswego East football field - 8/29/2013
Better than average
Oswego East girls' volleyball teams wants to finish well above .500 - 8/29/2013
A whole lot of new
Oswego girls' volleyball team welcomes new coach, new gym this season - 8/29/2013
Puzzle pieces
Oswego girls' tennis team slowly putting together perfect lineup under Belke - 8/29/2013
Four state qualifiers determined to have big year
Oswego East girls' tennis team returns strong lineup from 9-2 finish last season - 8/29/2013
Getting technical
Oswego boys' soccer core looks to technique to advance - 8/22/2013
New faces in the pack
Returning vets hope to mesh with newcomers on Oswego East roster - 8/22/2013
Wolves young, but competitive
Behnke, Densberger brothers make up top foursome for Oswego East golf - 8/22/2013
Making contact
Seibert earns preseason honors as Eastern Illinois left guard - 8/15/2013
Ready to run
After redshirt season, Michalek aims for Wisconsin's top 12 - 8/15/2013
Speed racer
Oswego senior works to excel on the racetrack - 8/15/2013
The last out of summer
Oswego Cats fall in regional play to end season - 8/8/2013
Football en France
Two Kendall County residents play overseas for Augustana - 8/8/2013
Panthers end summer with Hope
Oswego boys' basketball team meets with campers on Monday - 8/8/2013
Continued success
Former baseball coach promotes book release - 8/8/2013
Empty handed
Oswego Cats bow out of conference tournament, start AABC regional play - 8/1/2013
Summer of change
Cooney introduces new offense, four captains selected for Oswego football - 8/1/2013
Settling in
Szymanski sees 'flashes' of a great basketball team - 8/1/2013
Ready for the payoff
OHS' veteran girls' squad enjoys successful summer - 8/1/2013
Staying in the game
Oswego East girls' basketball team maintains control this summer - 8/1/2013
The back nine
Local junior golfers get in final summer swings before fall season begins - 7/25/2013
Missed plays lead to loss in tourney opener
Oswego Cats to play in AABC Regional next week - 7/25/2013
Summer work nets improvement
Oswego baseball opens playoffs with win over Marmion, falls to Batavia - 7/18/2013
Solid effort in tournament play
Two-run single proves to be the different in loss for Oswego East baseball - 7/18/2013
A life-changing experience
Kwiatkowski named Shriner All-Star co-captain - 7/18/2013
Rising star earns silver medal
Rodriguez improves to 9-1 in the ring - 7/18/2013
Momentum builds to CSBL tournament
Cats hold second place in league play - 7/18/2013
Working under the summer sun
Oswego East football team hosts annual 7-on-7 event - 7/4/2013
Ice level
Yorkville resident captures historic moments with Chicago Blackhawks - 7/4/2013
Major project nearing completion
Bleachers, scoreboard to be installed at new OHS gymnasium - 7/4/2013
Not a 'good' performance, but still a win
Oswego Cats post four runs in third inning to top Addison, 8-2 - 7/4/2013
Panthers, Wolves split final meeting
Oswego East baseball prepares for Rt. 59 Wood Bat Tournament - 7/4/2013
Change of direction
DeBruycker named Oswego East athletic director - 6/27/2013
Finally warmed up
Oswego Cats build seven-game win streak - 6/27/2013
Shutout before the storm
Engleman earns win as Wolves top Panthers, 6-0 - 6/27/2013
Wolves battle back, still fall short
Kaminski watches pitch counts, rests arms during busy summer stretch - 6/20/2013
Summer play heats up
Oswego baseball falls to Morris, sweeps East Aurora in twinbill - 6/20/2013
Chiefs have local flavor, more on the way
Oswego East alums contribute for WCC baseball - 6/20/2013
An up-and-down week
After loss to Romeoville, Cats split with Crystal Lake - 6/20/2013
Eric's Night
Oswego Panthers, Wheaton Warriors share special night to remember teammate - 6/13/2013
Szymanski takes on new coaching duties
Former freshman basketball coach steps in as OEHS head boys basketball coach - 6/13/2013
Early frustrations
Cats hold .500 league mark, gives up late runs to Wheaton, Beecher in losses - 6/13/2013
The next chapter
Oswego cats back on the field after historic World Series finish - 6/6/2013
An enjoyable debut
Kaminski reflects on first season as Oswego East head baseball coach - 6/6/2013
Young kids come to play
Led by three starting seniors, Oswego East softball team wins 18 - 6/6/2013
Panthers forge ahead
Despite four-win finish, Oswego brings veteran group back for 2014 - 6/6/2013
Neitzel reflects on final season in Panther dugout
Oswego baseball team hits .197 as offensive struggles lead to six-win finish - 6/6/2013
Championship strikeout
DGN pitcher records 17Ks as Oswego East ends season with 2-0 loss - 5/30/2013
Man on a mission
Oswego's Beck places in 3,200, 1,66 in state track finals - 5/30/2013
Oswego East pulls together to make history
Hale drives in game-winning run as softball advances to title game - 5/30/2013
Bracket buster
Oswego's Koesler plays through five rounds in state tennis finals - 5/30/2013
Johnson called up to varsity ranks
Former sophomore baseball coach tabbed to replace Neitzel, two other coaching changes announced - 5/30/2013
Panthers take another shot at Tigers
Oswego girls' soccer team gets competitive outing in regional loss - 5/23/2013
State hardware
Hjorth medals in two distance events, Dudley eighth in 100 dash - 5/23/2013
Regional rally falls short for Oswego
Panthers push through tough 9-23 start against Lemont, but fall 2-1 - 5/23/2013
Wolves push Raiders to limits
Oswego East boys' volleyball team drops 2-0 match to Bolingbrook - 5/23/2013
Three athletes bound for Charleston
Beck, Dixon, Thornton qualify for boys' track state finals - 5/23/2013
Seniority at sectionals
Oswego, Oswego East athletes head to state - 5/16/2013
Fight to the finish
Half-point separates Plainfield Central in SPC boys' tennis tournament - 5/16/2013
Wolves celebrate Senior Night
Oswego East baseball team closes out season with Plainfield South series - 5/16/2013
Swinging for the fences
Home runs lead Oswego East softball over Oswego - 5/9/2013
Pacing the field
Oswego, Oswego East girls' track athletes win SPC events - 5/9/2013
A memorable finish for Panthers
Oswego boys' volleyball team wins final event in gym - 5/9/2013
Back on track
Oswego East baseball puts losing streak behind them - 5/9/2013
Early goal nets win for Oswego East
Phetchanpheng scores in first half, girls' soccer wins 1-0 - 5/9/2013
Wolves can't find win column
Oswego East baseball team falls to Plainfield Central, 6-2 - 5/2/2013
Windy, but no blow out
Oswego East softball team pulls within one run before 5-3 loss - 5/2/2013
Three-run lead disappears in fifth
Oswego softball skid moves to six - 5/2/2013
Oswego boys track wins eight events at Wilcox Invite
Seniors honored, longtime coach remembered - 5/2/2013
Wernke throws no-hitter against Spartans
OHS baseball doubles win total, takes two from Romeoville - 5/2/2013
Back on track
Oswego’s Beck wins 1,600 and 3,200 races as track team places fourth at Sabre Invite - 4/25/2013
Kovac attach lifts Panthers to SPC win
Oswego senior records 19 kills against Plainfield North - 4/25/2013
Outlast and outplay
Oswego soccer sees limited play, wins 1-0 game over West Aurora - 4/25/2013
Climbing back
Oswego East girls’ soccer defeats West Aurora 2-1 - 4/25/2013
Rolling with the punches
Oswego softball wins two, falls to Kaneland - 4/25/2013
Twice as nice
Warnecke hits two home runs in eighth inning as Wolves win first SPC game - 4/18/2013
Focused for SPC victory
Oswego boys' tennis team defeats Oswego East 6-1 - 4/18/2013
Wolves 'tough enough' for second place
Oswego East girls' track wins six events at home invite - 4/18/2013
Neitzel pens first book on Chicago Cubs
Oswego native releases book on April 1 - 4/18/2013
Raiders snap Wolves' win streak
Oswego East baseball rebounds with SPC win over Plainfield North - 4/18/2013
In the fast lane
Oswego girls' track team ties for first at Metea Invite - 4/11/2013
Coming together
Oswego volleyball shakes off pesky Wolves to win SPC match - 4/11/2013
Wolves complete series sweep
Oswego East's Mlsna hits RBI triple to set tone in Game 3 - 4/11/2013
Neitzel to exit Oswego dugout
Head baseball coach announces 2013 season as his last - 4/11/2013
Against the wind
Oswego boy's track team battles tough conditions at Saxon Invite - 4/11/2013
A Schurr thing
Oswego East lefty tosses no-hitter against Oswego in SPC opener - 4/4/2013
Strong SPC start
Oswego girls' soccer team opens with two league wins - 4/4/2013
OEHS soccer falls to Oswego, Rosary
Competitive outings can't bring goals - 4/4/2013
Warm-up laps complete, OEHS track teams ready to race
Kimpton takes charge of boys' squad, Cook ready to lead girls' team - 4/4/2013
High expectations from senior class
Oswego's Beck looking for downstate ticket in distance events - 4/4/2013
Simelton locks in on Lehigh
Oswego point guard fulfills Division I dreams - 3/28/2013
Wolves face challenges in opening matches
Plainfield North tournament provides first tests for boys' volleyball team - 3/28/2013
For first time, Oswego East tennis returns state qualifiers
Hrovat, Hwang to fill top singles spots this spring - 3/28/2013
New coach, new approach for Panthers
Pobuda takes over strong Oswego tennis program - 3/28/2013
A Kendall County pipeline
Waubonsee softball announces strong 2014 recruiting class - 3/28/2013
Oswego baseball enjoys senior leadership
Veteran group looks to return Panthers to winning record - 3/21/2013
Wolves get fresh start
Former assistant Kaminski takes over rebounding baseball program - 3/21/2013
Oswego East softball establishing trust
Oswego East softball establishing trust - 3/21/2013
Panthers ready for next step
Six starters return to build off 10-win season - 3/21/2013
Onward for Oswego East
Eight seniors provide stability for Wolves' soccer team - 3/21/2013
Header start for Panthers
Soccer team looks to bring offense to area fields - 3/21/2013
One more shot
Galow wins online fan vote to play in Division III All-Star game - 3/21/2013
Reality of defeat
West Aurora gets past Oswego, Panthers end season at 28 - 3/14/2013
Big preseason turnout for defending SPC champs
Freischlag builds 14-player roster for badminton team - 3/14/2013
Trio of veterans return
Hwang headlines Wolves' badminton lineup at No. 1 singles - 3/14/2013
A measure of heart
Oswego boys basketball team wins first Class 4A regional title - 3/7/2013
Wildcats tough to contain
Fourth quarter play proves difference as Oswego East ends season - 3/7/2013
Raining threes in Batavia
Oswego sets school record behind the arc, new mark in program wins - 3/7/2013
Oswego girls' basketball team has unfinished business
Young Panthers enter postseason hungry after early postseason exit - 3/7/2013
Wolves endure ups, downs this season
Tough January stretch leaves Oswego East girls team with 12 wins - 3/7/2013
Wolves go the distance
Second-half shooting lifts Oswego East boys' basketball team to regional quarterfinal win - 2/28/2013
Fourth trip garners state medal
Parlier advances to finals, places 11th in 200-yard IM - 2/28/2013
Ready to go
Oswego boys' basketball team poised for record 27th win - 2/28/2013
Super seniors
Class of 2013 leads Oswego to win for last time before gym demo - 2/21/2013
Oswego stands out at sectionals
Swim team qualifies in seven of 12 events - 2/21/2013
Larsen reaches final eight downstate
Oswego East's Prinz wins prelim match, Oswego's McFall drops tough decision - 2/21/2013
Bench provides a spark, but Wolves fall short
Cruickshank has career night with 17 points - 2/21/2013
Hot shots
Oswego East boys' basketball team defeats Plainfield - 2/21/2013
The cherry on top
Oswego East's Poss named state champion, Wolves capture second-place trophy - 2/14/2013
Season melts away
Despite strong first half, Oswego girls' basketball team falls in regional semifinal - 2/14/2013
Indians make Panthers work for SPC title
Still undefeated, Oswego clinches first conference championship since 1998 - 2/14/2013
Wolves on the hunt for second place
Four SPC teams deadlocked behind Oswego - 2/14/2013
First-time qualifiers bound for Champaign
Oswego's Larsen wins Moline Sectional - 2/14/2013
Third quarter fireworks
Panthers trail by one, spark 25-2 run to defeat Wolves - 2/7/2013
Ignited beyond the arc
O'Neill's three helps spark Panthers, McWaine leads Wolves - 2/7/2013
Staking claim to another title
DeKalb suits up against Oswego, but team wins 11tth conference championship - 2/7/2013
Three grapplers clinch regional titles
Eight others advance to Moline Sectional - 2/7/2013
Wolves roll back to Cherry Bowl Lanes
Oswego East girls' bowling team wins sectional - 2/7/2013
Playing with heart
Pregame ceremony honors Panther fan with Red Out - 1/31/2013
Excitement builds
Gymnastics team receives season-best score at conference - 1/31/2013
Avenging a loss
Oswego East boys' basketball team defeats Plainfield East 69-64 - 1/31/2013
Dealing with adversity
Playoff pairings seed Oswego East girls' basketball team eighth - 1/31/2013
Toughen up
Oswego's Larsen wins 160-pound title at SPC Meet, seven others named all-conference - 1/31/2013
Four in a row
Defensive effort leads to Oswego East win over Plainfield South - 1/24/2013
Panthers blitz Mustangs for title
Oswego endures five games in five days, tops Romeoville in SPC play - 1/24/2013
Season ends for area boys bowlers
Over 11,000 pins knocked down by OHS, OEHS in final challenge - 1/24/2013
Wolves add to trophy case at Minooka Invite
OHS' Valdez takes top individual honors - 1/24/2013
A bad break for Panther wrestling lineup
Schultz' season ends with injury, Oswego finishes with eight medals at OP-RF Invite - 1/24/2013
A well-oiled machine
Oswego East girls' bowling team shatters own state record - 1/17/2013
Spotless record
OHS boys basketball team takes the lead in SPC race - 1/17/2013
Wolves find a way to win
Oswego East boys basketball team defeats Plainfield Central - 1/17/2013
Wilder provides a spark
Oswego sophomore scores 22 in easy win over Wildcats - 1/17/2013
Two successful trips to Riverside pool
wim team defeats Bulldogs in dual meet, takes second at R-B Invite - 1/17/2013
Familiarity on the mat
Three Oswego wrestlers have perfect day at Mega Duals - 1/10/2013
Upping the ante
Balance beam score lifts gymnastics to season-best score - 1/10/2013
Five place at Newbill Invite
Oswego East wresters shift focus back to SPC action - 1/10/2013
In the winning lane
Oswego East girls bowlers win third straight tournament - 1/10/2013
A big debut
Oswego boys' basketball team clinches third place at Proviso West Tournament - 1/3/2013
Wolves on the rise
Confidence builds as Oswego East wins two, places fourth at East Aurora - 1/3/2013
Cutting it closer
Oswego East girls' basketball team gets second chance at Metea Valley in title game - 1/3/2013
Max-imum effort
Oswego's Larsen dominates 160-pound bracket at Palatine's Berman Classic - 1/3/2013
December ends with Pentathlon races
Oswego boys' swim team settles for third at Waubonsie Valley event - 1/3/2013
Spoiler alert
Oswego boys basketball team survives late push by Oswego East - 12/20/2012
Two in a row
Oswego East posts back-to-back wins for first time this season with victory over Oswego - 12/20/2012
A good night at Parkside
Oswego East girls' bowling team sets IHSA record pinfall - 12/20/2012
Panthers take Bulldogs down to the wire
Oswego's O'Neill scores 17 points in overtime loss in tournament finale - 12/20/2012
Two medalists emerge at Lake Park Invite
Oswego East's Prinz takes second, Chastain third - 12/20/2012
Taking command
Second quarter defense puts Oswego in control over Plainfield East - 12/13/2012
Tale of two halves
Oswego East wrestling leads early, but lower weights seal win for Oswego - 12/13/2012
Working toward a complete game
Oswego East girls' basketball team overcomes slow start to pull within three, fall to Huskies in non-conference action - 12/13/2012
Holiday cheer
Oswego girls' basketball team opens tournament with big win over Larkin - 12/13/2012
'Monster' games lead Valdez to claim title
Oswego junior bowler wins Strikefest - 12/13/2012
Bench press
Oswego girls' basketball team gets lift from Janiak in second half to top Cougars - 12/6/2012
Grapplers endure grueling stretch
Oswego East defeats Plainfield North in SPC start, posts 3-2 mark at home invite - 12/6/2012
Winning on the road
Oswego boys' basketball team finds success in SPC opener - 12/6/2012
Nearly perfect
Oswego East girls' bowling rolls past Morris to remain undefeated - 12/6/2012
Oswego enjoys exciting start to SPC season
Huffmon win at 120 seals win over Plainfield East, team moves to 5-3 after tough West Aurora Duals - 12/6/2012
No letting up
Oswego boys' basketball team goes 3-1 at Hoops for Healing - 11/29/2012
Early hardware
OHS' Larsen takes runner-up finish at Barrington invite - 11/29/2012
Holiday blues
Lineup struggles against Aubrn, but Oswego East girls recover in finale - 11/29/2012
Mustangs' pressure too much for Wolves
Oswego East boys basketball look to rebound after 0-4 start - 11/29/2012
Warriors still stumped by Panther defense
In second meeting, OHS' Wilder scores 14 points in WarHawk tournament win - 11/29/2012
Bouncing back
After opening loss, Oswego defeats Metea Valley in Hoops for Healing play - 11/22/2012
Foul calls stall late comeback
Despite early deficit, Oswego East pulls within four against Andrew - 11/22/2012
Catch up victory
Oswego East girls overcome first-half deficit to defeat North Chicago - 11/22/2012
Strong representation at state
Casas reaches finals in two events, relay takes 11th - 11/22/2012
Solving the 'great unknown'
Oswego's Wainwright answers questions at quarterback as Panthers finish 9-2 - 11/22/2012
All grown up
Oswego seniors work for big finish this basketball season - 11/15/2012
Young cubs
New team mentality overshadows inexperience for Oswego East - 11/15/2012
Bright future ahead
Injury-free veteran group returns for Oswego girls' basketball - 11/15/2012
Under pressure
Oswego East girls' basketball focuses on defense - 11/15/2012
Next stop: Evanston
Two relays, seven individuals qualify for state swim meet - 11/15/2012
Tale of two halves
Benet scores 21 unanswered points to defeat Oswego, 28-13 - 11/8/2012
Stately finish
Oswego's Beck places 22nd in Peoria - 11/8/2012
New definition of fast
Oswego's Hjorth earns All-State finish, Golembeski ends with personal best time - 11/8/2012
Steps for the future
Oswego East senior core, promising young players highlight Wolves' season - 11/8/2012
Panthers' heart provides highlights
Oswego boys' soccer team posts 9-10-1 finish - 11/8/2012
Taking a stand
Plainfield North shut out on fourth-and-goal as Panthers preserve postseason win - 11/1/2012
No doubt
Co-op swim team wins seven of 12 events to claim conference title - 11/1/2012
Trio advance to starting line
Beck wins sectional race, Hjorth and Golembeski also represent Panthers in Peoria - 11/1/2012
Wolves taken out of their game
Regional host picks up championship over Oswego East - 11/1/2012
A championship finish
Seven straight wins gives Oswego football team an SPC title - 10/25/2012
Wolves set a date with Tigers in title game
Oswego East's Bertrand records eight kills in regional semifinal win - 10/25/2012
An emotional finish
Oswego East football strikes first, but season closes with 48-14 loss to finish 4-5 overall - 10/25/2012
Racing to sectionals
OHS runners Beck, Hjorth win regional races while all four District 308 teams advance - 10/25/2012
Warrior-like
Oswego soccer season ends with two-goal loss in regional semifinal - 10/25/2012
A 1-2 punch
Hjorth wins SPC race, Golembeski second for OHS; seven area athletes All-SPC - 10/18/2012
Four players bound for state
Oswego East wins tennis sectional, Oswego scores 12 points - 10/18/2012
Kicking wide
Oswego East falls 2-1 to West Chicago in soccer postseason - 10/18/2012
Back on track
Oswego East football records fourth win to match program best - 10/18/2012
High stakes
Oswego football works toward perfect SPC finish - 10/18/2012
Panthers freeze out Tigers
Homecoming win secures Oswego's postseason bid, positions team atop SPC - 10/11/2012
Defending the net
Oswego East girls' tennis team wins SPC title, Oswego second overall - 10/11/2012
Fight continues another round
Wolves' defense has strong showing despite loss to Minooka - 10/11/2012
Sectional course proves challenging
Hwang cards 83 at Pekin's Lick Creek, Funk represents Oswego East at girls' sectional - 10/11/2012
Getting past the Redwings
Oswego swim team improves to 5-1 with win over Benet - 10/11/2012
Wolves dig deeper
Oswego volleyball rallies to win Game 2, but Oswego East prevails behind Bertrand's strong finish - 10/4/2012
Razor thin
Oswego's two-goal lead holds up against Oswego East - 10/4/2012
Time runs out
Oswego East scores 27 second-half points, but Plainfield Central hangs on for SPC win - 10/4/2012
Intercepting the Bengals
Oswego defense opens game with turnover, leads to big SPC win over Plainfield East - 10/4/2012
Hwang swings into sectionals
Oswego East senior advances to Pekin - 10/4/2012
Backyard battle
Oswego East strikes early, but Panthers score 43 unanswered points to clinch win - 9/27/2012
Highs and lows
OEHS' Thornton wins Charger Classic, runners endure chaotic start - 9/27/2012
Lucky seven: Oswego tennis team sweeps SPC dual matches
Squad heads into conference meet with perfect mark - 9/27/2012
Close call
Oswego girls' volleyball team forces Game 3, but falls to Plainfield Central - 9/27/2012
Testing the Redhawks
Oswego East boys' soccer takes 1-0 lead, falls by two goals - 9/27/2012
Winning over adversity
Defensive stop seals Wolves' first SPC win since 2010 - 9/20/2012
The perfect storm
Oswego offense surpasses 40-point mark for third time this season, defense impressive with second straight shutout - 9/20/2012
Experience prevails at Detweiller
Beck fourth, Hjorth 10th in a large field of runners - 9/20/2012
Big meets loom for area golfers
Conference meet set to play out on Wednesday - 9/20/2012
Above average
Gold medalist reflects on time in London - 9/20/2012
The secret weapon
Oswego East's Martinez records seven aces to help Wolves defeat Panthers - 9/13/2012
Bounce back win
Torres scores game-winner in final 24 seconds for Oswego East soccer - 9/13/2012
Pepsi Showdown fails taste test
Oswego soccer drops two in vaunted gathering - 9/13/2012
Overwhelming the Indians
Oswego football team dominates Minooka in SPC opener - 9/13/2012
Positive thinking pays off for Beck
Oswego senior wins at Channahon course, boys and girls place second at invite - 9/13/2012
Cautiously optimistic
Oswego East football improves in Week 2, ready to shake SPC slump at Plainfield East - 9/6/2012
Panthers get their kicks in
Totsch goal enough to clinch 1-0 win over West Aurora - 9/6/2012
Warriors explode in second half
Oswego defense gives up 21 points in fourth quarter, turns focus to SPC opener - 9/6/2012
OHS' Beck wins St. Charles Invite
Senior posts fastest time in Illinois, Hjorth places third in varsity girls' race - 9/6/2012
Oswego East soccer captures first win
Offense erupts in Red Devil Cup finale - 9/6/2012
Running the clock
Six Geneva turnovers lead to big win for Oswego football - 8/30/2012
Taking a stand
Oswego East scores 14 points in fourth quarter to defeat Rich South - 8/30/2012
Great expectations
Five state qualifiers return for Oswego co-op swim team - 8/30/2012
Figuring it out
Oswego East boys' soccer team continues to make adjustments in early season play - 8/30/2012
Passing early tests
Oswego soccer team slams Geneva, blanked by Redhawks - 8/30/2012
A jump start
Oswego football team works to end winless openers - 8/23/2012
A new tradition
Oswego East football team works to attain team goals - 8/23/2012
Aiming higher
Oswego East girls' volleyball team looks to move above .500 in 2012 - 8/23/2012
Talented youth emerge
Oswego girls' volleyball team looks to repeat last year's postseason success - 8/23/2012
A new chapter begins
Cook takes over as head coach, Zweig and Holm to lead cross country squad - 8/23/2012
Gains and losses
Oswego East golf team returns six players under new head coach - 8/16/2012
New season holds high expectations
Manzella takes No. 1 spot for Oswego golf team - 8/16/2012
Offensive questions
Oswego East soccer team searches for new scoring options - 8/16/2012
Returning players look to give Panthers bite
Primed junior class looking to improve on seven-win total from last year - 8/16/2012
National tournament drought ends with success
Oswego Cats place fourth at Stan Musial World Series - 8/16/2012
Capturing the crown
Oswego Cats win North Central Regional, advance to Stan Musial World Series - 8/9/2012
Impressive pitching in Battle Creek play
Cats win three of four to advance to championship - 8/9/2012
Super summer
Simelton prepares for standout year with OHS boys' basketball team - 8/9/2012
Establishing new roles
Oswego East girls' basketball team works to fill holes this summer - 8/9/2012
Back to Battle Creek
Oswego Cats defend title, win qualifier to head to regional tournament - 8/2/2012
Interim directors
Two retired Ads selected to lead Oswego East athletics - 8/2/2012
Oswego cyclist going for gold
Berenyi one of eight men to represent USA in London Paralympic Games - 8/2/2012
Action-packed summer
Oswego East boys' basketball team has success at shootouts - 8/2/2012
Happy campers
Oswego girls' basketball team enjoys time at Notre Dame camp - 8/2/2012
Hunt for AABC title begins
Oswego Cats host Westmont to begin postseason play - 7/26/2012
An invitation to Italy
Oswego's Navarro prepares for softball tournament in Rome - 7/26/2012
An unexpected visit
McCaskey delivers Bears season tickets to Oswego resident - 7/26/2012
A moment in the limelight
Oswego finds a way to say 'thank you' to Ken Pickerill - 7/19/2012
Diving right in
Allied First Bank gears up for second run at Oswego Triathlon - 7/19/2012
Knocking out the Braves
Gilloffo earns win as Oswego Cats take lopsided victory - 7/19/2012
Summer play ends
Crystal Lake South defeats Oswego East - 7/19/2012
Battling the Cougars
Doubleheader goes down to the wire, playoffs loom for Oswego East - 7/12/2012
Heavy hitters
Three home runs help Cats to victory - 7/12/2012
Off to the Big Apple
Former Oswego East player transfers to Wagner College - 7/12/2012
Always a Panther
Oswego baseball program retires No. 2 in honor of Lederman - 7/5/2012
Preparations underway
Oswego East's LeBlanc keeping Wolves busy this summer - 7/5/2012
Cats stay hot
Oswego baseball squad enters midseason holiday break with 13-8 overall record - 7/5/2012
Pieces of success
Varying summer lineup doesn't faze Oswego East baseball team - 6/28/2012
Win streak ends at seven
Oswego summer baseball team musters two hits against Plainfield South - 6/28/2012
Positive results in league play
Oswego Cats stand in second place in CSBL - 6/28/2012
Hitting their stride
Three pitchers combine for no-hitter as Oswego Cats win nine of their last 10 games - 6/21/2012
Wins continue to pile up for Wolves
Schurr earns complete game shutout in win over Waubonsie Valley - 6/21/2012
Oswego baseball team sweeps Plano
Panthers to honor Eric Lederman with tribute on Wednesday - 6/21/2012
Preparations begin
Summer slate allows Oswego baseball team to fill holes, look ahead to 2013 - 6/14/2012
Return to tradition
Howard leaves Immaculate Conception to lead OHS athletic department - 6/14/2012
Eye of the Tiger
Auburn scholarship more valuable than MLB draft option for Oswego East grad - 6/14/2012
Making strides
Oswego East baseball team enjoys success on opening day of summer play - 6/14/2012
Early frustrations
Cats' 2-1 lead doesn't hold up in 3-2 loss to Crestwood in 14 innings - 6/7/2012
Adapting to varsity
Young Wolves' softball team plays best ball in late May - 6/7/2012
Carlson reflects on first season in varsity dugout
Oswego softball team posts 10 wins, Prentice named All-Conference - 6/7/2012
Four Panthers named to All-Conference team
Bartkowiak reflects on Oswego soccer team's growth this season - 6/7/2012
Young soccer squad learns from ups, downs
Schlaker lone Oswego East player to leave Wolve's lineup this spring - 6/7/2012
Panthers lose grip on Redhawks
5/31/2012
Firsts and lasts
Three Wolves make debut in state finals, Keely leads doubles duo in final matches as head coach - 5/31/2012
Dixon delivers at state
Oswego junior places eighth in long jump, two Oswego East athletes hit best times - 5/31/2012
Heart of a champion
Michalek wins 1,600, runner-up in 3,200; two area athletes All-State - 5/24/2012
Wolves secure postseason win over Blackhawks
Anderson's sacrifice fly in seventh inning sends team into regional semifinal - 5/24/2012
Five area tennis players bound for state courts
Wolves advance in singles, doubles for first time in school history, Panthers continue tradition - 5/24/2012
Oswego East boys' track team advances in three events at sectionals
Oswego's Dixon placed third in long jump to reach state track meet - 5/24/2012
Too little, too late for Oswego softball team
Early 1-0 lead turns into 10-1 deficit by fifth inning as Plainfield Central prevails in regionals - 5/24/2012
Oswego East baseball team shut out in postseason opener
Schultz scatters three hits, records 10 strikeouts in 1-0 loss to Romeoville - 5/24/2012
Stately showing
Oswego, Oswego East to represent District 308 at girls' state track finals - 5/17/2012
Five times a champion
Oswego boys' tennis team clinches title in Keely's final season, Oswego East takes third - 5/17/2012
An abrupt ending
Waubonsie Valley takes 5-0 lead over Oswego before lightning ends regional game - 5/17/2012
Talent pool grows at sectional meet
Oswego, Oswego East boys' track teams shift focus to challenging sectional - 5/17/2012
Big break
Oswego wins Game 3 over Plainfield East - 5/17/2012
Panthers claw back against Wolves
Despite 5-09 deficit, Oswego softball team bounces back to sweep SPC series - 5/10/2012
Stuck in a rut
Oswego baseball team drops eighth straight in lopsided game with Plainfield East - 5/10/2012
Four athletes earn conference wins
Girls' track teams battle Mother Nature in two-day SPC Meet - 5/10/2012
Close game lives up to the hype
Anderson credited with game-winning goal for Oswego soccer team - 5/10/2012
Looking to improve
Oswego East boys' track team strives for top four finish at SPC Meet - 5/10/2012
A thrilling championship
Oswego badminton team edges Plainfield North by three points to win SPC title - 5/3/2012
Worth the wait
Oswego East's Brewer scores in overtime to secure 2-1 win over Plainfield Central - 5/3/2012
Dealing with adversity
With revised lineups, Oswego East boys' volleyball team takes Game 1, but Panthers rally to win tiebreaker - 5/3/2012
New coach named
Murphy moves into head basketball position at Oswego East - 5/3/2012
Wolves come close, but losing streak continues
Plainfield Central breaks tie in fifth inning at Elfstrom Stadium - 5/3/2012
Hitting their mark
Oswego girls' soccer team shuts out Foxes - 4/26/2012
Picking up speed
Oswego East's 4x800 relay sets school record at Kaneland Invite - 4/26/2012
Minooka holds Oswego to two hits
Panthers look to rebound from lopsided losses in remaining series games - 4/26/2012
'Up and down' play results in split twinbill
Oswego softball team knocks out 12 hits against Pirates to take Game 2 - 4/26/2012
April struggles continue for Wolves
Plainfield East scores early to secure 6-1 win over Oswego East softball team - 4/26/2012
Wolves take historic win over rivals
Oswego East boys' tennis team wins three of four doubles matches over Oswego - 4/19/2012
Third time's the charm
Oswego East girls win eight events to claim championship at home invite - 4/19/2012
Panthers shake off slump with tourney title
Oswego softball team defeats Yorkville 7-6 to win Fox Valley Tournament - 4/19/2012
Wolves break skid
Oswego East girls' soccer team defeats Bengals 4-1 - 4/19/2012
Panthers defend against state's best
Oswego girls' soccer team moves to .500 in midst of four-game skid - 4/19/2012
Winds of change
McInerney, Waibel leave athletic departments for teaching positions - 4/12/2012
'Seven innings of good play'
Prentice pitches nearly five hitless innings as Oswego softball shuts out rival Wolves - 4/12/2012
A serious contender
Oswego boys' volleyball team sweeps Wolves in two games to start 2-0 in SPC - 4/12/2012
First lap complete
Oswego girls' track team opens outdoor season with fifth-place finish at Metea - 4/12/2012
Building up the wins
Oswego girls' soccer team to meet Sycamore in Pepsi Showdown - 4/12/2012
Opposite results
Oswego boys' volleyball team wins Silver Bracket at West Aurora, Oswego East goes winless in tournament - 4/5/2012
SPC season opens in dramatic fashion
Oswego baseball team tops Plainfield North 1-0 with game-winner in bottom of seventh - 4/5/2012
Wolves' offense in full swing
Oswego East baseball team crushes Reapers, wins SPC opener behind no-hitter - 4/5/2012
Wildcats score early, often in SPC opener
Oswego East softball team can't overcome five-run deficit in first inning - 4/5/2012
Winning the duel
Milne gets no-decision after Oswego baseball team scores game-winner in eighth - 3/29/2012
Wagner goes the distance
Oswego East softball team uses squeeze play in ninth to defeat Rosary - 3/29/2012
Lone goal in first half enough for Royals
Bartkowiak notes team growth after Oswego soccer starts 0-3 - 3/29/2012
Hard-luck Wolves fall to Vikings
Schultz scatters four hits in no-decision, Oswego East looks to regroup against Yorkville - 3/29/2012
An average start
Oswego softball team wins two of first four games including extra-inning battle over Sandwich - 3/29/2012
Getting a head start
Oswego baseball team faces nine opponents to better prepare for SPC start - 3/22/2012
A big scouting report
Oswego East's Schultz on the MLB draft radar as Wolves play final season under Vera - 3/22/2012
Building blocks
Young Oswego East girls' soccer team rebuilds with one senior in mix - 3/22/2012
Looking to a bright future
Early schedule to test Oswego girls' soccer team - 3/22/2012
Defense wins championship
After tight first quarter, West Aurora uses 11-0 run to take control in regional final - 3/8/2012
Caging the Huskies
Oswego boys' basketball team upsets No. 5 seed - 3/8/2012
Wolves now become the hunted
After chasing SPC title hopes, Oswego East girls' basketball team brings home first championship - 3/8/2012
Young players gain valuable lessons
Injuries plague Oswego girls' basketball team, but Harmon ends career at Redbird Arena - 3/8/2012
Battle to the end
Oswego East boys' basketball team nearly upsets No. 2 Downers Grove South - 3/1/2012
Staying alive
Oswego boys' basketball team ready to face Napervilel North in regional semifinal - 3/1/2012
Defense leads to first playoff win
Oswego East boys' basketball team wins regional opener against Romeoville - 3/1/2012
Parlier places seventh at state finals
Three-time state qualifier drops time in 100 backstroke - 3/1/2012
Long journey ends at Assembly Hall
Flores earns All-State honors with fifth-place finish at 3A wrestling finals - 2/23/2012
Getting down to business
Oswego East boys' basketball team posts four wins over last five games - 2/23/2012
Opportunity slips away
Oswego East girls' basketball team pulls within one, but falls to Waubonsie Valley in regional championship - 2/23/2012
Quality swims land athletes in state pool
200 medley relay, three individuals advance - 2/23/2012
Primed for the postseason
OHS boys' basketball team boasts 7-1 record in February - 2/23/2012
A second chance
Oswego East girls' basketball team wins regional semifinal, meets Warriors in title game again - 2/16/2012
Wrestling teams enter new era
Griffin becomes first state qualifier for Oswego East, Oswego advances for first time in 14 years - 2/16/2012
A proud day for Oswego East bowling program
Wolves place fourth at state, Poss lands on All-State team - 2/16/2012
Wildcats end Panthers' season
Oswego's Harmon scores 18 points in regional semifinal loss to Neuqua Valley - 2/16/2012
Game swings in Oswego's direction
Panthers use 10-point run to secure SPC win over Plainfield North - 2/16/2012
Staying alive
Prinz, Schultz clinch first-place finishes at Neuqua Valley Regional, 11 area wrestlers advance to sectionals - 2/9/2012
Back to Cherry Bowl
Oswego East girls' bowling team heads back to state, Panthers' Valdez qualifies - 2/9/2012
Too little, too late
Oswego East girls' basketball team comes up short against Romeoville - 2/9/2012
Oswego gets job done in second half
Third-quarter surge leads to another SPC win - 2/9/2012
Two-time champs
Oswego co-op swim team defends conference title - 2/9/2012
Tuesday stunner
Oswego girls' basketball team knocks off undefeated Oswego East - 2/2/2012
On guard
Oswego's Simelton scores 17 points against Oswego East before halftime as Panthers cruise to SPC win - 2/2/2012
Champions!
Oswego gymnastics team wins first regional title since 2006 - 2/2/2012
Three area wrestlers win conference titles
Schultz and Flores clinch championships as Oswego places third, Oswego East takes fourth as Prinz wins weight class - 2/2/2012
Minooka bests District 308 teams at Echo Lanes
Oswego girls' bowling team places second, Oswego East 39 pins behind - 2/2/2012
A fighting chance
Oswego East wrestlers look to be in mix for top finish at SPC Meet - 1/26/2012
Passive aggressive
Oswego boys' basketball team can't build on win streak - 1/26/2012
Left out of the big show
Oswego boys bowling team places sixth at Minooka Sectional, Oswego East eighth - 1/26/2012
Final preparations
Third-place finish at OP-RF Invite primes Oswego wrestling team for SPC Meet - 1/26/2012
Continued success
Swim team still undefeated in conference - 1/26/2012
Panthers celebrate fourth bowling title
Preston wins third conference championship, three Wolves named All-SPC - 1/19/2012
Getting the job done
Oswego East girls' basketball team undefeated midway through SPC season - 1/19/2012
Learning curve
Oswego boys basketball team takes loss to Benet in stride - 1/19/2012
Lack of focus leads to another loss
Oswego East boys' basketball team loses third straight - 1/19/2012
Oswego wins Fenton's Fred Green Classic
Wagner finishes in first-place tie - 1/19/2012
OHS alum earns place on Team USA roster
Johnson places third at Las Vegas tournament - 1/19/2012
A good day
Oswego East wrestling team takes third at Geneva Invite - 1/12/2012
Shooting big at Parkside
Oswego boys bowling team defeats Oswego East - 1/12/2012
District 308 teams find ways to succeed
Oswego girls bowling team tops Oswego East in dual meet, Wolves win Matt Clark Invite - 1/12/2012
Taking control after halftime
West scores 10 of game-high 21 points in critical third quarter - 1/12/2012
Wolves get the best of Wildcats - again
Campbell scores 19 points as Oswego East girls' team remains undefeated in SPC play - 1/12/2012
Fourth quarter downfall
Peoria Central wears down Oswego East in title game - 1/5/2012
Successful getaway
Oswego boys' basketball team finishes 2-2 at State Farm Classic - 1/5/2012
Champions!
Swim team conquers Aqua Pentathlon - 1/5/2012
More than just a win on the scoreboard
Oswego East girls' basketball team takes fifth at Holiday Classic - 1/5/2012
Continuing the work in progress
Oswego wrestling team 10th at Berman Classic - 1/5/2012
A defensive victory
Oswego East boys' basketball team overcomes 23 turnovers to defeat TF-North - 12/29/2011
Wolves earn a homecoming victory
Oswego East girls' basketball team wins tournament opener against Addison Trail - 12/29/2011
Satisfying performance
Gymnastics team places third at Oswego Invite - 12/29/2011
Another learning experience
Neuqua Valley defeats Oswego in Holiday Classic championship - 12/22/2011
Bench play leads Wolves to first SPC win
Non-starters combine to score 43 points for Oswego East boys' basketball team - 12/22/2011
Becoming Illinois' Best
Gymanstics team wins invite for first time since 2006 - 12/22/2011
Finding its spark
Mangers hits two 3-point baskets in second quarter as Oswego rallies at Plainfield Central - 12/22/2011
Short-handed Wolves still place fifth
Six Oswego East wrestlers medal at Lake Park Invite - 12/22/2011
Making the right moves
Oswego's Simelton scores game-high 20 points as Panthers defeat Wolves - 12/15/2011
New chapters begin
Cooney tabbed to lead Oswego football tteam, LeBlanc leaves Curie for Oswego East - 12/15/2011
Wolves get defensive against Panthers
Blair scores game-high 20 points to keep Oswego East undefeated in SPC - 12/15/2011
Top eight finishes at premier tournament
Oswego girls' bowling team places third at Strikefest, Wolves eighth - 12/15/2011
A dominating performance
Gymnastics team posts 141.90 to defeat Glenbard South - 12/15/2011
Taking a stand
Strong second-half defense leads Oswego East girls basketball team to win - 12/8/2011
Freshmen rise to challenge
Sinnott, Wilder combine for 28 points for Oswego girls' basketball victory - 12/8/2011
The one, two punch
Oswego boys bowling team wins Oswego East Invite, Wolves second - 12/8/2011
A disappointing opener
Oswego East boys' basketball team can't overcome third-quarter woes - 12/8/2011
Runner-up, again
Six Oswego East wrestlers reach tourney finals, but Wolves take second at invite - 12/8/2011
Unsung hero
Battle scores career-best 28 points as Oswego East defeats Geneva in fifth-place game - 12/1/2011
Selfish play leads Panthers to finish fourth
Schnable looks to be more 'team-oriented' in SPC opener - 12/1/2011
Poised for a breakout year
Oswego East wrestling team looks to top last year's first winning season - 12/1/2011
Strong junior class to lead young Oswego squad
Four grapplers place at Barrington Invite as wrestling season gets underway - 12/1/2011
Optimism runs high for gymnastics squad
Price returns after last season's state performance, new faces add depth - 12/1/2011
Resilient in first victory
Oswego boys' basketball team forces 22 turnovers in season-opening win over Geneva - 11/24/2011
Achieving All-State
Oswego medley relay places 11th at state - 11/24/2011
Upholding tradition
Oswego East boys' basketball team works to produce sixth consecutive winning season - 11/24/2011
Another year older
Experienced junior class takes the court for Oswego boys' basketball team - 11/24/2011
Setting the tone
Oswego co-op swim team sends six athletes to state - 11/17/2011
Waiting to get healthy
Injury bug bites Oswego girls' basketball team in offseason - 11/17/2011
New coach, same goals
Oswego East's Carretto looks to four-year veteran Blair to guide Wolves - 11/17/2011
An honorable finish
Michalek captures second at state, Hjorth receives first All-State honor - 11/10/2011
Green resigns
Oswego East's only head football coach steps down after seven seasons - 11/10/2011
Flyers apply pressure
Oswego football team limited to 159 yards in second-round playoff loss - 11/10/2011
The ultimate experience
Oswego's Beck makes state debut at Detweiller Park - 11/10/2011
A balanced attack
Oswego football team tips scales in the second quarter with three TDs - 11/3/2011
Wild week ends in celebration
Oswego girls' volleyball team wins regional championship - 11/3/2011
From Dellwood to Detweiller
Michalek wins third straight weekend, Oswego's Hjorth and Beck also qualify for state - 11/3/2011
Eight championships lead to another title
Oswego co-op swim team wins third straight Independent Conference Meet - 11/3/2011
Redwings end Panthers' year
Lorenz credits seniors for Oswego's sectional volleyball berth - 11/3/2011
SPC champs!
Oswego football team defeats Minooka in Keely's final regular season home game - 10/27/2011
Lady Panthers stun Redhawks
Oswego girls' volleyball team advances to regional final - 10/27/2011
Wolves fall short against Porters
Oswego East girls' volleyball team drops regional semifinal game - 10/27/2011
A strong effort
One goal difference ends Oswego East's soccer season - 10/27/2011
A big moment for area runners
Oswego East boys qualify for first sectional and Michalek wins girls' race, Oswego teams both advance to Dellwood Park - 10/27/2011
The main event
Oswego's win over Plainfield Central sets up SPC title fight with Minooka - 10/20/2011
Ready to roll
Oswego East's win over Plainfield North creates big Senior Night matchup - 10/20/2011
Offensive struggles continue
Oswego East still on the hunt for first SPC win after loss to Plainfield North - 10/20/2011
Charging the net
Oswego East's Harlow seeded in state tennis tournament - 10/20/2011
Team effort leads to Senior Night win
Oswego volleyball team remains in second place in SPC standings - 10/20/2011
A new champ in town
After two runner-up finishes, Oswego East girls' tennis takes SPC crown - 10/13/2011
Second half rally not enough
Oswego boys' soccer team falls to Marmion 5-2 - 10/13/2011
Aerial attack
Oswego's West throws six TD passes as Panthers defeat Plainfield South - 10/13/2011
Anderson bound for Bloomington
Oswego senior cards 75 at Joliet Sectional to advance to state - 10/13/2011
Oswego East soccer builds momentum into postseason
Oswego East soccer builds momentum into postseason - 10/13/2011
Never a doubt
Oswego football team posts largest margin of victory to improve to 4-0 in SPC play - 10/6/2011
Panthers rally behind senior leadership
Oswego East girls' volleyball team drops SPC match, but places first at IMSA Invite - 10/6/2011
No answer against Indians
Oswego East football team still winless in SPC play after loss to Minooka - 10/6/2011
Just not enough
District 308 golf teams fall short in regionals, but three individuals advance to sectionals - 10/6/2011
Swimmers remain successful
Co-op team posts wins over Plainfield, DeKalb - 10/6/2011
Repeat champion
Oswego East's Michalek breaks own course record, Oswego enjoys top times at Charger Classic - 9/29/2011
Battling the elements
Oswego East golfers place third at SPC Meet, Oswego finishes sixth - 9/29/2011
Panthers battle back - again
Oswego's West finds Kwiatkowski for go-ahead score with 90 seconds left - 9/29/2011
Eyeing Sectionas
Oswego girls' tennis team to face top competition in final week - 9/29/2011
Wildcats storm back
Oswego East's 13-0 lead evaporates in fourth quarter - 9/29/2011
Victory intercepted
Oswego football team scores 27 unanswered points to thwart Oswego East's early lead - 9/22/2011
Oswego East boys' soccer team responds from sluggish start
Alvarez records hat trick against Spartans, Bruns helps out against Warriors - 9/22/2011
Panthers tie in Pepsi Showdown finals
Wine scores late in second half to tie score against Mundelein - 9/22/2011
Mistakes plague Oswego in conference loss
Strong start faces as girls' volleyball team ends brief win streak - 9/22/2011
Runners get mixed results at Detweiller
Oswego girls finish 18th at Richard Spring Invite while boys settle into 23rd place - 9/22/2011
Cautiously optimistic
Oswego East girls' tennis team defeats defending SPC champion Oswego 5-2 - 9/15/2011
Fifth man comes through
Britton's 45 gives Oswego win over Oswego East - 9/15/2011
Looking for a win streak
Oswego's West throws two TD passes against Romeoville in first victory - 9/15/2011
Wolves give up big play to suffer first loss
Plainfield South sets up game-winning touchdown on 64-yard pass play - 9/15/2011
A taste of state
Oswego East cross country team makes debut at Woodruff Invite - 9/15/2011
Overcoming adversity
Injuries hinder both volleyball teams, but Oswego wins SPC opener over Oswego East - 9/8/2011
Cooper outruns Spartans
Defense holds firm as Oswego East football moves to 2-0 - 9/8/2011
Will to win
Oswego East boys' soccer third at Red Devil Cup - 9/8/2011
Starting with a clean slate
Oswego football team takes 0-2 record to Romeoville - 9/8/2011
First win still elusive for Oswego boys' soccer team
Blackhawks' second-half goal good enough in 1-0 win - 9/8/2011
A unique victory
Oswego East' offense gets job done in two quarters over Rich South - 9/1/2011
'Out-played'
Marian uses 29-0 run to spoil Oswego's Senior Night - 9/1/2011
Oswego soccer team catches bad break in SPC opener
Plainfield East takes lead late in first half - 9/1/2011
Playing with the best
Alvarez, Peters score against top-ranked Naperville North - 9/1/2011
Early evaluations made in first tournament
Oswego East girls' volleyball team places eighth at Plainfield North - 9/1/2011
Back to work
Oswego football team ready to move forward - 8/25/2011
A happier ending?
Oswego East football wants to change same old story to become winning team - 8/25/2011
Ready to attack
Four starters return for Oswego East girls' volleyball team - 8/25/2011
Searching for success
Oswego girls' volleyball team working for first winning season since 2003 - 8/25/2011
Starting it out right
Oswego East boys' soccer team dominates Sandwich - 8/25/2011
Title hunt
Wolves return nine starters to the soccer field - 8/18/2011
Panthers on target in August
Anderson turns in top score at Panther Stableford as Oswego places fourth - 8/18/2011
Shooting for the top prize
Veteran Oswego East golfers determined to be contenders for SPC title - 8/18/2011
Detroit ends Oswego's regional run
Cats season comes to an end with 3-2 loss in championship game - 8/11/2011
Trio of new faces to lead Panthers
Athletic department makes changes to fall, spring teams - 8/11/2011
Area parks add safety measures
Local departments must now secure soccer nets - 8/11/2011
Bound for Battle Creek
Cats clinch first title since 2005, set to play in AABC Regional - 8/4/2011
Cats hang on for win
Lose early 5-0 lead against Westmont, but strong pitching efforts clinch victory - 8/4/2011
Fun in the hot, hot sun
Local youth take part in Oswego Warriors football camp - 7/28/2011
Building confidence
Despite trailing 5-0, Cats win in advance of AABC Regional Qualifier - 7/28/2011
Turning up the heat
Oswego musters three hits against St. Charles East in 6-2 loss - 7/21/2011
One last evaluation
Oswego East defeats Aurora Christian in final summer game - 7/21/2011
Cats on target for strong finish
Hold second-place standing in North Division play - 7/21/2011
A thundering victory
Mtazcek comes through with game-winning single, Panthers eye regional opener - 7/14/2011
A place for basketball fans to unite
IBCA Hall of Fame museum should open its doors in 2013 - 7/14/2011
Volovski a future Manhattan Jasper
Returning Oswego team MVP bound for Division I team - 7/14/2011
Wins still elusive in rematch with Foxes
Oswego East baseball team can't shake eight-game losing streak - 7/14/2011
Cats lose early lead in non-conference play
Nicholson tosses three scoreless innings - 7/14/2011
Hairston drops by for a visit
Nationals outfielder talks to area youth while Oswego East baseball volunteers time - 7/7/2011
Year in Review
A look back at the 2010-11 athletic season - 6/30/2011
One of the best ever at Plano
Alex Ramirez excels on mound and in batter's box with Reapers this spring - 6/23/2011
One confident Fox on the diamond
Yorkville center fielder's multitude of skills easy to highlight - 6/23/2011
Pushing through the pain
Plano's Joseph Jones recovers from broken leg to win state title - 6/23/2011
The fab four
Yorkville relay continues proud tradition - 6/23/2011
Pitching leads to a crisp afternoon
Pitching leads to a crisp afternoon - 6/23/2011
Wolves split summer opener with Cougars
Baseball team set for 25-game schedule through mid-July - 6/16/2011
Strive for consistency not found
Oswego East baseball team goes through tough spring while Burton named All-SPC - 6/16/2011
An average season
Oswego baseball team finishes near .500 while Allegretti, Hugunin lead offensive catetories - 6/16/2011
Winning ways in April lead to winning record
Schlaker earns All-Sectional honors while two other Wolves garner All-SPC honors - 6/16/2011
Wolves staying steady
Oswego East softball team can't break through regional slump, but finishes third in SPC - 6/16/2011
Olympic dreams
Rembold to fight for spot on Team USA - 6/9/2011
Battling back
Strong pitching from Gay helps Oswego Cats post home win - 6/9/2011
Large field descends upon Oswego East
Annual shootout expands to 36 teams this year - 6/9/2011
Quite the finish
Struggling at midway point, Oswego girls' soccer team ends regular season with eight straight wins - 6/9/2011
Not the emotion they wanted
Oswego East softball team ends season in regional semifinals - 6/2/2011
Pitcher's duel favors Mustangs
First inning home run only blemish for Oswego East in regional semifinal loss - 6/2/2011
Going a few rounds
McWethy, Koesler reach fourth round consolation finals at state tennis tournament - 6/2/2011
Wealth of experience
OHS' Kingsbury makes debut in Charleston - 6/2/2011
The will to win
Michalek first to reach finish line in 3,200, two Oswego athletes earn All-State honors - 5/26/2011
Egan helps Wolves move on to regional semifinals
Solo home run puts Oswego East ahead, Downers Grove South on deck - 5/26/2011
Keeping with tradition
Oswego doubles team places third to advance to state finals, Wolves end season at sectionals - 5/26/2011
Warriors escape in bottom of seventh
Brainerd, Daley come through at the plate to tie game late - 5/26/2011
Five-run rally falls short in regional opener
Metea Valley pounds out 17 hits to advance in postseason - 5/26/2011
Tone it down a notch
Fans should ease animosity when District 308 high schools meet - 5/26/2011
Tradition continues
Oswego boys' tennis team claims fourth straight SPC title - 5/19/2011
Two sectional champions, three state qualifiers
OHS' Vann wins pole vault, hurdle event while OEHS' Michalek wins two-mile race - 5/19/2011
Young Wolves no match for talented Mustangs
Season ends after second-half scoring frenzy in regional semifinal loss - 5/19/2011
Win streak continues into postseason
Win streak continues into postseason - 5/19/2011
Three athletes rise to challenge
Three athletes rise to challenge - 5/19/2011
Late clearance, early goal add up to Panther win
Tram's tally holds up for Oswego as Wolves' two-game winning streak ends - 5/12/2011
Duo headed downstate
Vergonet, Zaki will represent Oswego in singles play - 5/12/2011
A marked improvement
Oswego East boys' track team shifts focus to conference - 5/12/2011
Smart at-bats lead Oswego baseball team to extra-inning win
Gerber walks with bases loaded for the lead - 5/12/2011
Ready to tangle with the Lions
Wolves receive 11th seed, start regional play at West Aurora - 5/12/2011
In the fast lane
Oswego boys' track team wins all four relays at Oswego Invite - 5/5/2011
Different team, same result
Inconsistent hitting leads to fourth straight loss for Oswego baseball - 5/5/2011
Putting on a few extra pounds
Biggest changes in 23 years to arrive on the wrestling mat - 5/5/2011
Allies for an evening
Oswego East boys' volleyball team hosts Oswego in Volley for the Troops - 5/5/2011
Leaving quite the legacy
Oswego native Kristina Frahm captains Maryland Eastern Shore - 5/5/2011
Getting a little help to win
Lee's two second-half goals put Blackhawks away - 4/28/2011
Big guys step up game
Purcell, Miller help Oswego boys' volleyball team to SPC win - 4/28/2011
Indians remain on top
Bats the difference in close loss for Oswego East softball team - 4/28/2011
Working his way back to elite form
Oswego East junior pitcher makes recovery from Tommy Johns surgery - 4/28/2011
A new seat on the bench
Former assistant Carretto to lead Oswego East girls' basketball team - 4/28/2011
Racing the rain
Weather cancels many area invites, but Oswego East girls capture second at track invite - 4/21/2011
Hatcher to become a Spartan
Oswego senior swimmer will continue career at Division I level - 4/21/2011
Key game with Minooka arrives
Oswego East softball team looks to keep pace in SPC race - 4/21/2011
Game delays cause frustrations for Panthers
Six games rained out for Oswego softball team - 4/21/2011
Oswego baseball team wins series over Romeoville
Wodzisz hit gives Panthers another dramatic win in Game 3 - 4/21/2011
Timely hits indeed
Oswego East softball team wins seventh straight against Oswego - 4/14/2011
Doubles play seals rivalry win
Oswego East badminton team steps up after singles are split - 4/14/2011
Close, but not close enough
Oswego East boys' volleyball team falls to Romeoville - 4/14/2011
Brewer, Wolves break out against Spartans
Oswego East girls' soccer team gets badly-needed goals - 4/14/2011
Early struggles
Oswego East baseball team loses series to Romeoville - 4/14/2011
Pulling together
Oswego boys volleyball team holds off Bengals in Game 2 to sweep conference opener - 4/7/2011
With the first game of the night lasting more than 45 minutes, it was hard for the Oswego boys' volleyball team to find any momentum on the court Tuesday night in the Southwest Prairie Conference open
With the first game of the night lasting more than 45 minutes, it was hard for the Oswego boys' volleyball team to find any momentum on the court Tuesday night in the Southwest Prairie Conference opener. Plainfield East struggled with its rotation t - 4/7/2011
Wildcats still have Wolves' number
Nagle hurls shutout, early hit proves difference in Southwest Prairie Conference opener - 4/7/2011
Win streak snapped by SPC defending champs
Plainfield North rocks Oswego 20-3 in conference opener - 4/7/2011
Goals come often in first win
Romeoville no match for aggressive Oswego during conference opener - 4/7/2011
Great Scott
Allegretti stifles Naperville Central bats, helps Oswego baseball to easy win - 3/31/2011
Shaking off the rust
Oswego East boys volleyball win final two games at Plainfield North Invite - 3/31/2011
Dealing with the elements
Oswego East baseball team experiences schedule changes - 3/31/2011
Sophomore duo produces for Wolves
Sophomore duo produces for Wolves - 3/31/2011
Another title hunt
Oswego boys tennis team sets sights on fourth straight SPC trophy - 3/31/2011
Ready for action
Hrovat anchors young Oswego East boys tennis team - 3/31/2011
Feeling confident
Oswego baseball team returns strong pitching staff - 3/24/2011
Looking up
Oswego softball hopes to build off last year's regional playoff run - 3/24/2011
Eimer leaves Wolves
Former West Aurora player returns to coach football team - 3/24/2011
Let the hitting parade start
But key for Wolves lies in how defense fares - 3/24/2011
Not wanting to settle
Wolves have clear goal in front of them - an SPC championship - 3/24/2011
No extra incentives needed
Oswego girls' soccer team eager to kick off new season - 3/17/2011
Taking one on the hip
Season-ending injury for Ross might hinder Oswego East's soccer season - 3/17/2011
Consistency stays the same
Oswego East boys' basketball team falls short in postseason, but still produces winning record - 3/17/2011
Youth doesn't equate to a poor year
Three Oswego boys' basketball players earn All-Conference accolades - 3/17/2011
Dealing with adversity
Oswego girls' basketball team hindered by injuries - 3/17/2011
A quick postseason exit
Simelton's late scoring burst not enough for Oswego East boys basketball team - 3/10/2011
Forward thinking
House Bill 200 to raise awareness for brain injuries - 3/10/2011
Taking a big step forward
Oswego East girls' basketball team plays in first regional final, ties program record for wins - 3/10/2011
Ogilvie makes school history
Parlier competes in state swim prelims - 3/3/2011
An empty feeling
Oswego East boys basketball team end season in regional quarterfinals - 3/3/2011
Making a statement
OHS' Simelton superb shooting leads Panthers to win - 3/3/2011
Football state finals to shift out of Champaign
New venue still unknown for 2013 season - 3/3/2011
Duo heads to state finals
Ogilvie qualifies in diving while Parlier advances with stellar time in 100-yard backstroke - 2/24/2011
Panthers denied title
Late three by Romeoville the difference in Oswego boys' basketball road loss - 2/24/2011
Lee earns historic win
Oswego senior doesn't place at state, but garners first win at highest level - 2/24/2011
Regional title out of reach
Waubonsie Valley uses fourth quarter spurt to run away from Oswego East - 2/24/2011
Postseason fun right around the corner
Oswego East boys basketball eeks out win in final home game - 2/24/2011
A history-making victory
Oswego East girls' basketball team wins to advance to first regional final - 2/17/2011
Ending with a flourish
Oswego girls bowling team places fifth at state - 2/17/2011
Bound for Champaign
OHS' Lee qualifies for wrestling state finals - 2/17/2011
Season comes to abrupt end
Plainfield East uses third quarter to eliminate Oswego in postseason - 2/17/2011
Primed for Palatine
Price vaults into first gymnastics state meet - 2/17/2011
A team-fulfilling goal
Panthers advance to Rockford and state finals while Wolves fall short - 2/10/2011
A clean sweep by the Wolves
Parsons plays beyond her years in clutch effort - 2/10/2011
A clean sweep by the Wolves
Wilder stays calm in pressure situations - 2/10/2011
Worth the wait
Oswego qualifies for sectional, three earn medals on Monday - 2/10/2011
Oswego fails in repeat bid
Ogilvie blows away diving competition - 2/10/2011
And then there were only eight
Four Panthers, four Wolves will compete at sectional meet - 2/10/2011
Focused in on Saturday
Panthers, Wolves begin postseason at Bolingbrook - 2/3/2011
Owning the lane
Jones comes up big for Wolves last weekend - 2/3/2011
Not an easy road to state
Panthers, Wolves embark upon difficult Bolingbrook Sectional - 2/3/2011
Panthers hold onto SPC lead
Defensive stands late preserve road victory - 2/3/2011
Preston ends year with All-State honor
Panthers cap off season with individual success - 2/3/2011
Hoinkes back in the game
Former Panthers head coach hired in same spot at Yorkville - 1/27/2011
Big-time performance late by West
Junior guard carries Panthers in fourth quarter to key road win - 1/27/2011
Heartache on the lanes
Panthers, Wolves fail to qualify for state as a team - 1/27/2011
Wolves pick up landmark victory
Program celebrates 100th win last Friday but falls on Tuesday - 1/27/2011
Wolves suffer close loss to top SPC team
Winning streak ends at seven in home loss against Indians - 1/27/2011
Looking over his shoulder to state
Ogilvie sets sights on making his mark in the postseason - 1/27/2011
Panthers earn league crown
Joliet West Sectional up next for District 308 squads this Saturday - 1/20/2011
Calm at the line
Panthers emerge with SPC win late against Tigers, stay tied for first - 1/20/2011
Showing progress
Wolves suffer loss to Indians but gear up for final regular season push - 1/20/2011
SPC showdown next up for Wolves
Squad will try to avenge earlier loss to Indians at home this Friday night - 1/20/2011
Co-op squad tunes up before conference meet
Program makes adjustments after Fremd Invite finish - 1/20/2011
Winning streak comes to a halt
Wolves lose ground in SPC with loss against Cougars while Panthers athleticism proves potent - 1/20/2011
Panthers snap losing skid
Simelton, McGaughy have strong offensive output against Foxes - 1/13/2011
Zoning in during win
Glende drains six three-pointers, Wolves secure key road victory - 1/13/2011
A critical road victory
Vaughan's outside shooting propels win against Wildcats - 1/13/2011
Panthers experience a trying weekend
Squad in the middle of a six-game losing streak heading into Friday night - 1/13/2011
A familiar role heading into SPC meet
Panthers are favorites to emerge with title while Wolves could - 1/13/2011
Reyes rockets up rankings in junior season
Wolves' grappler remains unbeaten in SPC competition - 1/13/2011
Panthers knock off Wolves on the lanes
1/6/2011
Rivals ready to roll
Panthers, Wolves will duke it out - 1/6/2011
Ending the holidays on a sour note
Panthers drop close game to Cougars, will try to regroup by Friday - 1/6/2011
Campbell's putback brings good cheer
Wolves place third at East Aurora Holiday Classic, await Wildcats - 1/6/2011
Looking to build momentum
Wolves place fifth at own holiday tournament - 1/6/2011
Rough second half dooms Panthers
Spartans pressure causes havoc in SPC defeat - 1/6/2011
Panthers respond with a key victory
Squad loses to South Elgin on Monday but knocks off Palatine at Jack Tosh Holiday Classic - 12/30/2010
Offensive Outage
Wolves struggle to score in final period of quarterfinal defeat - 12/30/2010
Tomcats run Wolves out of the gym
Second quarter spurt hands squad first loss in holiday tournament action - 12/30/2010
Another thrilling win
Panthers rally from eight down to earn road victory - 12/23/2010
The Column
300 the norm; Johnson rolling along for Oswego boys bowling team - 12/23/2010
Wolves brace for the unexpected
Squad tips off at East Aurora Holiday Classic against Tennessee team next Monday - 12/23/2010
Carrying his weight on the field
Added strength helps junior put up plenty of goals for Wolves - 12/23/2010
Standing out from the pack
Wolves junior breaks through at 3A state meet - 12/23/2010
Cross-town classic
Panthers go on key fourth quarter run to secure victory against host Wolves - 12/16/2010
Aggressive Blair leads the way
Junior guard leads Wolves past Panthers for only second time - 12/16/2010
No laying down so far this year
Wolves suffer three losses within past week but still have big plans - 12/16/2010
Strikefest brings out the best
Wolves finish second despite tough lanes while Panthers - 12/16/2010
Wolves knock off defending state champs
Squad earns dual meet win against Cougars after solid finish at Lincoln-Way East Invite - 12/16/2010
Brimming with confidence
Oswego East wrestling places second at Rocket Invite - 12/9/2010
Meeting an old friend
Charlebois coaches Oswego wrestling team against Minooka - 12/9/2010
New chapter begins
Basketball rivalry continues to pick up steam The Column - 12/9/2010
Exciting right down to the end
Oswego boys' basketball team opens SPC play with close home win - 12/9/2010
Wolves falter in SPC opener
Boys basketball team loses early lead to Plainfield North - 12/9/2010
Oswego clinches title over Oswego East
First meeting of rivals lives up to billing in Hoops for Healing championship - 12/2/2010
Oswego East girls pass first test
Wolves start strong in SPC play, defeat Plainfield East - 12/2/2010
Preston leads the field
OHS bowler helps Panthers win Plainfield South Invite with first-place finish - 12/2/2010
Rolling right from the get-go
Wolves, Panthers finish in top three at competitive Wildcat Invite - 12/2/2010
Panthers put on a show
Simelton's game-winning shot secures Oswego win in season opener - 11/25/2010
Getting offensive
Gant's two key rebounds late help Oswego East hold on four win - 11/25/2010
Passing early tests
Oswego East girls basketball lose two starters, but win twice - 11/25/2010
Hatcher closes career with stellar finish
Senior only Oswego state qualifier to race in last Saturday's swim finals - 11/25/2010
New generation
Frosh/soph class takes on bigger role for gymnastics team - 11/25/2010
Training wheels off
Young Panthers will get varsity lessons on the fly this winter - 11/18/2010
Back in uniform
After trip to state, a younger class of Panthers emerge - 11/18/2010
The point man
Brooks will run the show for Wolves who have two key losses to overcome - 11/18/2010
No need to worry
Hit hard by graduation, Wolves reload and set sights high - 11/18/2010
Squaring off against the best
Oswego East grad debuts at Valparaiso - 11/18/2010
The ultimate accomplishment
Michalek sets Class 3A state record, becomes first state champ at Oswego East - 11/11/2010
Rolling towards another deep run
Johnson, Preston lead way for Oswego bowling team - 11/11/2010
Not wanting to fade from the pack
Oswego East bowling team once again sports youthful roster - 11/11/2010
Hjorth battles with state's elite
Oswego runner places 35th, sets school record in Peoria - 11/11/2010
Wolves endure struggle towards the end
Oswego East boys' soccer team posts first losing season since 2007 - 11/11/2010
A program-defining victory
Oswego East girls' volleyball team upsets West Aurora in regional semifinal - 11/4/2010
Michalek races back to state meet
Oswego East girls place 10th at sectional, Holm represents Wolves in boys' race - 11/4/2010
Mistakes catch up with Oswego East
Hinsdale South uses 16-point run to clinch Game 2, advance to sectionals - 11/4/2010
Hjorth aces first sectional test
Oswego sophomore qualifies for state meet - 11/4/2010
Wildcats get last laugh
Oswego girls' volleyball can't pull off win in regional opener - 11/4/2010
Tomcats leave no doubt
Three-goal deficit too big a hurdle for Oswego in regional final - 10/28/2010
A tough end
Oswego football's playoff bid foiled in overtime - 10/28/2010
Showing others their worth
Co-op swim program takes aim at conference title after winning Fox Valley Invite - 10/28/2010
A record-setting night for Wolves
Oswego East's Graham sets all-time rushing stat as football team secures first-ever Week 9 win - 10/28/2010
Doubles team advances to second day
East's Jackson, Brooks post three wins at state, Harlow reaches first round consolation - 10/28/2010
It all comes down to Friday night
Oswego football team takes one step closer to playoffs with win over Plainfield Central - 10/21/2010
Oswego East girls' tennis garner first sectional plaque
Harlow wins singles title, doubles team receives top 32 seed at state - 10/21/2010
Panthers leave no doubt
Oswego soccer team gets two goals from Chaves in regional opener win - 10/21/2010
A frustrating finish
Late goal from Romeoville ends Oswego East's soccer season - 10/21/2010
Cross country teams take a stand
Oswego boys, girls move up in SPC standings while East's Michalek wins third conference race - 10/21/2010
Champions by one point
Oswego girls' tennis clinches SPC title, defeats Oswego east 27-26 - 10/14/2010
A tough, physical defeat
Plainfield Central boys' soccer emerges with win in key SPC matchup - 10/14/2010
A new perspective
Loss to Plainfield South creates must-win football game on Friday night - 10/14/2010
Mistakes spoil Homecoming celebration
Mistakes spoil Homecoming celebration - 10/14/2010
Ending their seasons short of state
Quartet of District 308 golfers hold their own at Edwardsville Sectional - 10/14/2010
No answer for state record-breaker
Bibbs rushes for 520 yards, seven TDs to lift Plainfield North over Oswego - 10/7/2010
Packing their bags
Four District 308 golvers move on to Edwardsville Sectional - 10/7/2010
Shining through the darkness
Bruns' late save allows Oswego East soccer team to escape with win - 10/7/2010
Wolves can't shut door on Bengals
Serving errors, miscues lead to loss for Oswego East girls' volleyball team - 10/7/2010
No breezing through
Oswego East places fourth, Oswego sixth at SPC Meet - 10/7/2010
Racing into the record books
Oswego East's Michalek sets new course record at Oakhurst - 9/30/2010
A long-awaited win
Oswego East football team clinches first-ever win over Plainfield Central - 9/30/2010
Bragging rights back with Panthers
Boys' soccer team secures first win over Wolves since 2007 - 9/30/2010
Prestigious Evanston Invite looms
Hatcher and underclassmen leading charge into October - 9/30/2010
Panthers get back in win column
Game-ending surges lead Oswego girls' volleyball team over Romemoville - 9/30/2010
Halftime tune-up
Oswego East trails by six at break, but turnovers help Oswego rally for 40-21 win - 9/23/2010
Another step in the right direction
Oswego East girls' volleyball withstands late rally by Plainfield South - 9/23/2010
Getting geared up for the stretch run
Oswego East boys' golf posts winning record in SPC - 9/23/2010
Sectional scouting
Busy stretch pits Oswego girls' tennis against four key teams - 9/23/2010
Working through the mental block
Oswego girls' volleyball team looks to end skid against Plainfield Central before entering Warrior Blast - 9/23/2010
An aerial assault
Oswego football team wins offensive battle with Romeoville - 9/16/2010
An early focus on winning
Swim team takes dual meet over Waubonsie Valley - 9/16/2010
Panthers get into racing form
Hjorth, Beck set fast pace at Steelmen Invite - 9/16/2010
Clearing another course
Michalek wins Royal Cadet Invite, Oswego East boys place eighth - 9/16/2010
A tough beginning for Panthers
But Oswego soccer team notches first SPC win against Plainfield North - 9/16/2010
A man on a mission
Graham breaks out for 245 yards, four touchdowns to snap Oswego East's 13-game skid - 9/9/2010
Panthers strike early in SPC play
Oswego East volleyball tries to rally late, but come up short in crosstown match - 9/9/2010
Still not enough
Lack of execution leaves Oswego football team staring at 0-2 record - 9/9/2010
Alvarez, Martinez cure Tuesday's slow start
Oswego East duo combine for four goals after halftime to help rout Bengals - 9/9/2010
Battling the elements
Oswego East drops first golf match, but not before carding school record - 9/9/2010
Redskins get revenge
Oswego football team gives up 15 points in key second quarter to fall 21-14 - 9/2/2010
Playing through 'thunder and lightning'
Oswego East football team has no answer for Benet's quarterback, running back - 9/2/2010
Griffins take control in second half
Oswego East boys' soccer team struggles during Red Devil Cup opener - 9/2/2010
Area volleyball teams enjoy productive start
Panthers, Wolves win twice at Plainfield North Invite, primed to meet Tuesday in SPC opener - 9/2/2010
Settling into their lanes
Swimming and diving team to lean on key veterans and promising freshmen in 2010 - 9/2/2010
Change of pace
Oswego football team adjusts offense to better utilize strengths - 8/26/2010
Taking action
Oswego East football team brings in new offensive, defensive coordinators - 8/26/2010
Oswego volleyball boasts strong junior class
Lady Panthers ready to move forward with determined returners on court - 8/26/2010
So long, Redskins
Morris ends football contract with Panthers after nearly 40-year-old rivalry - 8/26/2010
Oswego East volleyball focuses on trust
Wolves return several starters, but have talented newcomers in mix - 8/26/2010
Adjusting to new surroundings
Oswego golf team will lean on Gilloffo, Anderson in Pohlmann's first year - 8/20/2010
Maintaining high standards
Oswego East boy' soccer team brings fresh faces to field - 8/19/2010
Seniors ready to celebrate
Oswego soccer team led by trio of returning starters - 8/19/2010
Plenty of returnees give reason for optimism
Oswego East boys' golf team banks on experience - 8/19/2010
One final hurrah
Greenwood represents Oswego in Shriner All-Star football game before suiting up at ISU training camp - 8/12/2010
Moving on up
Panthers will compete at state's highest level in 2010-11 school year - 8/5/2010
No ticket to Michigan
Cats rattle Hawks pitcher early, but can't muster enough runs in season-ending loss - 8/5/2010
Prinzing bound for Birmingham
Outfielder gets late call from Blazers coaching staff - 8/5/2010
Figuring out the varsity game
New cast of players stay busy during offseason - 8/5/2010
A Sunday split
Cats gear up for AABC regional qualifier today against Addison - 7/29/2010
Wolves stay on point in offseason
Brooks helps direct squad during summer - 7/29/2010
Getting hot on the court this summer
Wolves cruise during play this offseason with two championships - 7/29/2010
Defining new roles
Pohlmann looks to fill voids left by graduation - 7/29/2010
Bats heat up against Huskies
Oswego rallies from 4-0 deficit to win playoff opener - 7/22/2010
Late run challenges Titans
But early deficit too much for Oswego East to overcome in Rockford - 7/22/2010
Summer fun ends with Prairie Ridge
Oswego baseball finishes 2-1 in regional tournament - 7/22/2010
Egan hurls shutout
Oswego East splits against Bolingbrook - 7/15/2010
Panthers continue winning ways
Oswego baseball wins five of last six including sweep of Naperville Central - 7/15/2010
One last time on the court
Harris, Ziemnik represent District 308 in Bloomington - 7/15/2010
Volleyball kits sent to troops overseas
Planning underway for 2011 Volley for the Troops event - 7/15/2010
Panthers respond to sweep Huskies
After flat week of play, Oswego baseball has two strong offensive innings against Naperville North - 7/8/2010
Supplying the big bop
Supplying the big bop - 7/8/2010
Providing a nice, balanced win
Jungels, Miller stifle Eagles' bats en route to combined shutout - 7/1/2010
Panthers can't close out twinbill
Plainfield Central rallies to tie Game 1, pounds out hits to capture Game 2 over Oswego - 7/1/2010
Rembold brings home silver medal
Oswego teen loses by decision in 119-pound Novice Division Elite Finals - 7/1/2010
Oswego splits opening doubleheaders
Panthers prepare to take on Plainfield Central - 6/24/2010
Oswego East baseball opens summer with 3-2 mark
Wolves set to play Marmion, Aurora Christian this week - 6/24/2010
Charlebois returns to lead alma mater
Minooka assistant last eight years gets first head coaching job with Panthers - 6/17/2010
Program sees improvement across the field
Wolves better school mark for wins, Warnecke games All-Conference accolade - 6/17/2010
An offense like no other
Prinzing, Johnson, Frieders shatter school records, Panthers set eight new marks at bat - 6/17/2010
Continuing to raise the standards
Oswego East softball compiles most wins in school history - 6/17/2010
Panthers never leet up in postseason run
Despite regular-season struggles, Oswego softball team rebounds to make appearance in regional final - 6/17/2010
Golden Girl
Oswego's Rembold bound for nationals after winning first career boxing title - 6/10/2010
Hammond competes for Team Illinois
Oswego grad bound for UW-Whitewater gymnastics team - 6/10/2010
Playing hard until the end
Oswego soccer graduates six seniors, close out 2010 on strong foot - 6/10/2010
Starting to gather some staying power
Oswego East girls' soccer puts together another season over .500 - 6/10/2010
Seniors leave mark in Panther program
Ferguson looks for offensive overhaul in 2011 volleyball season - 6/10/2010
Progress continues
Oswego East boys' volleyball team enjoys best conference mark ever - 6/10/2010
Fourth inning haunts Panthers
Marmion scores eight runs in pivotal frame, hold off hot-hitting Oswego for regional win - 6/3/2010
Late rally falls short in regional final
Oswego softball team ruins Bieritz' no-hitter with two runs in seventh - 6/3/2010
Quite the duel
Oswego East's Ettinger, Plainfield Central's DeLange duke it out in regional semifinal - 6/3/2010
A gut-wrenching end
Oswego East baseball stays close with Naperville North - 6/3/2010
Leaving their mark
Oswego double team wins twice at state - 6/3/2010
Regional drought ends
Wolves short-game Bengals to win in postseason opener - 5/27/2010
Sophomores prep for state
McWethy, Petkunas capture third at sectionals - 5/27/2010
No joke: Panthers stun Royals
Oswego softball heads to Sandwich Regional final in search of first title since 1987 - 5/27/2010
Third time's the charm for Spartans
Oswego East volleyball struggles in regional quarterfinal game to end season - 5/27/2010
Bid for third regional title falls short
Oswego volleyball team out of sync against Hilltoppers in semifinal loss - 5/27/2010
Another tough finish
Oswego girls' soccer suffers heartbreaking loss in regional final - 5/27/2010
A storybook ending
Oswego tennis wins fourth straight SPC title, Oswego East takes fifth - 5/20/2010
Panthers sweep City Series
5/20/2010
A perfect 10
Oswego East girls’ track makes history with nine state qualifiers, Fisher to represent Oswego - 5/20/2010
Another quick postseason exit
Early second-half scoring spree by Huskies sends Wolves home early - 5/20/2010
An impressive trip
Vertonet compiles 3-2 record at badminton state tourney - 5/20/2010
Chalk another one up to the Wolves
Late goal by Ross difference in match between crosstown rivals - 5/13/2010
Wolves better than ever
Oswego East girls' track team places second at conference meet - 5/13/2010
Lack of focus ends Wolves' win streak
Kaneland takes lead in third inning, cruises to non-conference win over Oswego East - 5/13/2010
Still plenty to play for
Oswego East baseball learns Class 4A postseason pairings - 5/13/2010
Oswego ready for the next text
Panther baseball gears up for final two SPC series - 5/13/2010
A Star-Spangled Night
Rivalry set aside as volleyball teams raise money for special gift to troops - 5/6/2010
Panthers have field day against rest of the league
Oswego badminton team easily snares SPC title, Oswego East fourth - 5/6/2010
Staying even-keeled
Oswego East baseball team's four-game win streak snapped by Plainfield South - 5/6/2010
A perfect example
Oswego tennis team finishes 7-0 in SPC dual meets - 5/6/2010
Seeking revenge
Oswego East boys' tennis team looks to move up standings at SPC Meet after 3-4 finish to dual meets - 5/6/2010
Ziemnik ready to be a Titan
Oswego senior will head south and play for Illinois Wesleyan - 5/6/2010
Kings of the court
Oswego tennis still untouched in SPC play after 7-0 shutout win over Plainfield Central - 4/29/2010
Riding the highs, lows to the end
Oswego East softball team trails early, claws back before late homer leads to loss - 4/29/2010
Cougars capitalize on rare Panther error
Roberts hits three-run homer with two outs in seventh as Plainfield South wins series opener - 4/29/2010
League leaders come on late
Barrage of goals by Plainfield North in final 20 minutes sinks Oswego soccer team - 4/29/2010
Athletes size up sectional challengers
Oswego East girls track takes second at Bremen Invite, boys sixth at Kaneland - 4/29/2010
Harris lands at Valparaiso
Senior guard ends long recruiting process - 4/22/2010
Wolves slammed hard
Wildcats break game open with monster third inning - 4/22/2010
Offensive fireworks
Johnson, Prinzing set new state, school records - 4/22/2010
Borrowman, Scott resign from positions
Pohlmann recommended for OHS boys' golf, search begins for head wrestling coach - 4/22/2010
Premier invites arrive
OHS oys place two individuals, relay at John Bell Invite, girls prepare for ABC Invite - 4/22/2010
Wagner's hit sends Panthers home happy
Oswego senior delivers in dramatic fashion with walk-off single - 4/15/2010
Setting the Panthers down
Wolves win behind Ettinger's sterling effort - 4/15/2010
Wildcats can't stop Silva's attack
Oswego East senior hitter produces 20 kills in SPC win - 4/15/2010
Panthers ace Wolves in conference opener
Oswego boys' tennis sweeps doubles, East's Hrovat wins at first singles - 4/15/2010
Breaks don't happen
Oswego girls' soccer defeats Rosary, Warren, but falls in SPC opener - 4/15/2010
Sizing up the competition
Kwiatkowski, Sullivan lead Panthers at the net to win SPC boys volleyball opener over Wolves - 4/8/2010
Offensive renovations pay off with big win
Oswego softball pulls out extra-inning victory over Plainfield North to start 1-0 in SPC play - 4/8/2010
Focus shifts to strong conference start
After scoring 60 runs in first five games, OHS baseball works to keep up momentum in SPC - 4/8/2010
Late dash home secures victory
OEHS softball wins Southwest Prairie Conference opener behind solid effort from Ettinger sisters - 4/8/2010
Program growing by leaps and bounds
Wolves boys track and field boast 80 athletes, open outdoor season Saturday at Stagg Invite - 4/8/2010
Bench provides spark
Oswego girls' soccer earns first win of season - 4/1/2010
New faces producing early
Oswego East baseball sports winning record after first week - 4/1/2010
Ready for a challenge
Oswego baseball gears up for Morris, Bolingbrook - 4/1/2010
Oswego East rebuilds with new faces
Gengler takes over boys' tennis program for 2010 - 4/1/2010
Ready for another championship run
OHS boys' tennis team returns six starters - 4/1/2010
Oswego East girls soccer team embarks with youthful roster after record-breaking 2009
3/25/2010
Seniors work to sustain momentum
Ferguson takes over as Oswego volleyball head coach, returns six seniors - 3/25/2010
Ready to erase last year's heartbreak
Wilson, Swanson anchor Oswego girls' soccer squad - 3/25/2010
New chapter begins with Mueller
Oswego East coach becomes fifth to pace the sidelines - 3/25/2010
A special season
Oswego girls basketball team reflects state tournament run - 3/25/2010
No return trip to Peoria in store for Oswego
Knights spear early lead, ride out Panthers' fourth quarter rally at DeKalb - 3/18/2010
A common sight
Oswego boys basketball team wins second straight sectional title - 3/18/2010
Doing what they do
Even with defeat, Panthers' seniors can hold heads high - 3/18/2010
Seniors shine, but Wolves still unsatisfied
Jackson exits as all-time leading scorer for Oswego East girls' basketball - 3/18/2010
Getting the birdie ready
Horn expected to lead charge for Oswego East badminton while Vergonet leads Panthers - 3/18/2010
Oswgego girls basketball team finishes fourth
Costly turnovers lead to double-digit loss to Springfield - 3/11/2010
An emotionally-charged victory
Oswego East boys basketball team secures first-ever regional title - 3/11/2010
First half fireworks
Oswego boys basketball team builds 24-point lead at intermission, advances to sectional final - 3/11/2010
Hillcrest uses second-quarter run to advance
Coller scores 13 in third quarter, but Oswego can't overcome turnover woes - 3/11/2010
Cutting down the nets again
Free throws ice game as Oswego wins second straight regional crown - 3/11/2010
A dream come true
Lady Panthers claim first super-sectional title, bound for state - 3/4/2010
Oswego captures long-awaited title
Wright blocks Whip-Purs' final shot to ensure sectional title - 3/4/2010
A well-rounded opener
Oswego boys basketball team dominates inside, outside in regional semifinal - 3/4/2010
Wolves pull away for title
Defense comes through with key steals as Oswego East celebrates SPC championship - 3/4/2010
Oswego gives strong effort at New Trier
Reppy, Minkel end careers at state, four qualifiers poised to return next season - 3/4/2010
Awaiting Hampshire
Oswego girls basketball team on hunt for first sectional title - 2/25/2010
Diving in
Ogilvie, Reppy place first as Oswego qualifies eight events to state - 2/25/2010
Earning their props
Oswego East boys basketball team defeats state elite Neuqua Valley - 2/25/2010
Let the Madness begin
District 308 basketball teams primed for deep postseason journey - 2/25/2010
Lady Panthers stay on task
Four complete quarters give Oswego second straight regional title - 2/25/2010
Postseason woes continue
Oswego East girls' season cut short by overtime loss - 2/18/2010
Avoiding a letdown
Oswego East boys hold onto SPC lead - 2/18/2010
State-bound
OHS' Hammond qualifies on balance beam - 2/18/2010
Howell not headed downstate
Defending runner-up at 215 on sidelines this weekend at sectionals; Ferrer takes fourth - 2/18/2010
Wolves fall short in quest for state finals
Wrestling program on upswing after this season's postseason success - 2/18/2010
White Sox sign former Oswego ace
Left-hander packs for Glendale, Ariz. to report to spring training - 2/18/2010
Sinking the Barbs
Oswego swim team tops runner-up DeKalb by four points - 2/11/2010
A model of consistency
Oswego East girls' bowling team makes way back to state, OHS' Petoskey also qualifies - 2/11/2010
Nine grapplers pick right time to shine
Oswego finishes second at regionals - 2/11/2010
Five Wolves ready to take sectional dive
Fagan, Reyes pace Oswego East's historic day - 2/11/2010
Four gymnasts advance to sectionals
Hammond, Maher earn top-five regional finishes while Price, Padlo qualify at-large - 2/11/2010
Showing the state they are for real
Oswego boys bowling team brings home third-place trophy - 2/4/2010
Letting their play speak for themselves
Harris, Brooks combine for 49 points as Oswego East defeats - 2/4/2010
Panthers close in on SPC title
Oswego girls basketball team defeats Oswego East by 12 - 2/4/2010
Beaming with joy
Oswego gymnastics team edged Geneva for conference title - 2/4/2010
Postseason fun begins
Wrestlers head to regionals after Oswego placed third, Wolves fifth at SPC Meet - 2/4/2010
Sights set on a state title
OHS boys bowling team wins second straight sectional title - 1/28/2010
Composed comeback
Another big night by Harris leads Wolves into critical SPC game - 1/28/2010
An exercise in mental strength
Oswego girls basketball team overcomes early deficit at St. Charles East - 1/28/2010
Rivalry game creates plenty of buzz
The Column: Wolves, Panthers to duke it out Friday - 1/28/2010
Jackson ensures another SPC win
OEHS senior guard notches double-double against Tigers - 1/28/2010
Harris rises up
Oswego East senior guard sets career high in points - 1/21/2010
Hammond shines at Fremd Invite
Senior gymnast scores 9.45 on balance beam to place third - 1/21/2010
Not feeling satisfied
Oswego boys basketball team stays atop SPC, but falls to Benet - 1/21/2010
Conference title eludes Oswego
Panther bowlers place third at boys' SPC meet, Wolves fifth - 1/21/2010
Maintaining health at the top of the list
Oswego East wrestlers drop close match to rival Oswego - 1/21/2010
Plenty to smile about
Ziemnik paces Oswego with 25 points to clinch SPC win at United Center - 1/14/2010
Panthers roll past Wolves
Boys bowling teams set focus on conference tournament - 1/14/2010
Wolves have no answers for Tomcats
Girls basketball team commits early turnovers to fall behind by 16 points - 1/14/2010
Primed to take on the Panthers
Oswego East wrestlers even up SPC record, Fagan wins at Geneva - 1/14/2010
New year, same results
Oswego girls basketball team sweeps Minooka - 1/7/2010
Hunt continues for a complete game
Wildcats trail by six at halftime, but Oswego East girls explode in third quarter - 1/7/2010
Looking to rebound - literally
Oswego East boys fall in title game to Peoria Central - 1/7/2010
Panthers face stiff competition
Oswego boys weather the Storm to finish tourney, head to United Center next - 1/7/2010
Saturday spectacular
Gymnastics team faces three big weekends in January - 1/7/2010






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