Woman on the run for 11 years convicted of theft
An area woman who spent 11 years as a fugitive after stealing from the Aurora hospital where she worked has been sentenced to jail.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
A very positive economic sign
New home construction is continuing at a strong pace in Oswego and is showing signs of picking up in Montgomery, according to information provided this past week by officials with the two villages.
Calvary Church sends 1,000 volunteers to serve community
Roughly 1,000 volunteers from Calvary Church in Naperville will go into 16 sites around the community to perform cleanup projects Aug. 2 and 3. Aurora sites where the volunteers will serve include: Gates Elementary, Oak Park Elementary, Bardwell Elementary, Beaupre Elementary, Hermes Elementary, Johnson Elementary, Krug Elementary, Mutual Ground, ... (more)
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Aurora police investigating spiritual healer scam
Authorities are investigating a scam staged by a woman claiming to be a spiritual healer who inveigled three people out of nearly $8,000 since early July, Aurora police said.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Fox Valley Park District board to be elected, not appointed
By 2017, the decision of who gets to be a Fox Valley Park District commissioner will be in the hands of voters, not county board chairmen.
Do You Know This Man?
The male is being sought for questioning in connection with a recent theft. The male pictured was at the Dollar General Store, located at 73 Boulder Hill Pass in Montgomery on June 21 at 8:35pm.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Montgomery backs request to move billboard
A majority of Montgomery Village Board members voiced support this week for a plan to allow a 10 foot x 30 foot billboard sign that currently stands along the north side of U.S. Route 30 just west of Ill.
Montgomery Police Blotter
From Montgomery Police July 15 Cory Preston, 28, of the 3000 block of Iron Leige Lane, Montgomery, was arrested on a warrant out of Aurora for driving while license suspended.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Oswego, Montgomery-Area Churches Host Back to School Clinic
Churches from the local Oswego and Montgomery area will host a free back to school clinic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at St. Luke's Lutheran Church, 63 Fernwood in Montgomery.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
2 years in prison for final person in 2013 hammer murder of Aurora teen
An Aurora man was sentenced to two years in prison Thursday after admitting to his role in concealing the 2013 murder of Abigail Villalpando, 18, in Aurora.
Local Habitat for Humanity breaks ground on new home in Aurora
Geneva Realtor Steve Saunders, left, helped Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity break ground for its 52nd home in Aurora July 12. From left are Saunders, Al Green, Montgomery, construction supervisor; Alma Gonzalez, Aurora, future homeowner; Kim Pecylak, St. Charles, Habitat board of directors vice chair; and Zach Martel, Naperville, Habitat board ... (more)
Man Sought in Montgomery Burglary
Kendall County Sheriff's police are asking for the public's help locating a 19-year-old Montgomery man wanted in connection with a May 14 burglary, police said Thursday.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Kane Co. Chronicle
Biking St. Charles
With miles and miles of trails throughout St. Charles connecting to adjacent communities, there is ample opportunity to explore the Fox Valley area.
Montgomery Company Named Grand Marshal for Fest Parade
Submitted by the Village of Montgomery: The Superior Beverage Company and its employees will be honored as the Grand Marshal of the 2014 Montgomery Fest Parade on Sunday, Aug. 10 in downtown Montgomery.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
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Man jumps into Fox River during traffic stop
A 21-year-old man jumped into the Fox River early Tuesday after he was pulled over by police in west suburban Montgomery.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Police Blotter: Car Stolen from Meijer Parking Lot, DUI Arrests
July 13 Kelly Ortega, 28, of the 1800 block of Broch Way, Montgomery, was arrested by Oswego police at Washington Street and Route 71 and charged with DUI and improper stopping on the roadway, police said.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Village Seeks Entries for Montgomery Fest Parade
Submitted by the Village of Montgomery: All businesses, families and causes are welcome to participate in the Montgomery Fest parade, set for 1 p.m. Aug. 10. The event is free to participate in, and who doesn't love a parade? This is also a fun free event for families who like to walk together, ride bikes together, or pull their adorable children ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Montgomery Police Release Results of Click It or Ticket Campaign
Submitted by the Montgomery Police Department: From June 23 to July 6, the Montgomery Police Department and other area law enforcement agencies conducted an IDOT-supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up and driver sober for the 4th of July weekend.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
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.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Local Jobs: YMCA, Plainfield Lanes, Abraham Lincoln Cemetery Now Hiring
Welcome to Job Central, our weekly column listing local job advertisements and descriptions.