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  • Blue Stockings wrap up the season with a win

    SOMONAUK – On a spectaculary bright and sunny fall afternoon, the Somonauk Blue Stockings concluded the 2014 vintage base ball season at Somonauk Comm ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SYTF splits in games against Oswego Silver

    The Sandwich Youth Traveled to Oswego last week to take on Oswego Silver. The Superlights opened the day looking to knock off an undefeated Silver tea ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dairy Queen asks Sandwich to change its name

    SANDWICH – Bizarre – that’s what Sandwich Mayor Rick Olson called a tongue-in-cheek request that the city change its name as part of a promotional stu ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:29 am
  • Attorney killed in Plano plane crash

    PLANO– At approximately 8:04 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28, an airplane crashed in a corn field just south of the intersection of Little Rock and Griswold ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 7:20 am
  • Volunteers bring forest preserves to life

    The Kendall County Forest Preserve District will host two more Natural Areas Volunteer Restoration Workdays this fall.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Swing band performs monthly

    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crop walk to support pantries in Hinckley, Sandwich, Somonauk

    BIG ROCK – Recruiters and walkers are needed for the 2014 Crop Walk, stepping off at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, from the English Congregational Church, 30 ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Nelson loans parking area to FVOAS

    SANDWICH – Fairgoers to the Sandwich Fair benefited from the generosity of Phil Nelson, who allowed Fox Valley Older Adult Services to use his propert ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Three Plano churches gather for Rally Sunday

    PLANO – The First Baptist Church, First Lutheran Church, and the United Methodist Church of Plano enjoyed a presentation by Tim Hannig following the t ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Church’s children’s program takes on theme park theme

    Provided photoJacob’s Well of Plano announces a new children’s ministry teaching series, “Berry Blas ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blue Stockings participate in Civil War weekend

    Although Sept. 21 was supposed to be a day off for the Somonauk Blue Stockings, the team chose instead to be part of a Civil War re-enactment.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Letter: Firefighters offer smoke detector battery checks

    The Somonauk Community Fire Protection District is committed to protecting the lives and property of our residents and guests. We would like to remind ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sandwich commemorates 9/11

    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Bible church launches children’s contests

    PLANO – The Children’s Christian Education Hour at Plano Bible Church is launching an attendance and Bible contest on Sunday, Oct. 5.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • SYTF beats Oswego Blue in three of four

    Sandwich Youth Tackle Football hosted Oswego Blue Sept. 21. The Superlights opened the day up with a great game with each team scoring big. With big p ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should the city of Sandwich consider a name change?
    Yes, if only to stop the sandwich jokes
    No, that's ridiculous