Mane Obsession by Brittany opens in Yorkville
Hair Stylist Brittany Grist graduated from the University of Aesthetics and Cosmetology in Sept 2016. After a few months of serving clients in a Warrenville salon, she is thrilled to be moving to Yorkville...

26, April 2017

Redbud Creek Farm - Where inspiration is always in bloom

Drive about five miles due south from Sandwich and visit Redbud Creek Farm.
Its history dates back to the late 1990’s when Nancy Christian and Ed Pfaff started growing plants for him to use in his landscaping business...



Registration is under way for Mid-American Canoe
& Kayak Race on Fox River June 4

Registrations are currently being accepted for the 56th annual Mid-American Canoe and Kayak Race that will be held Sunday, June 4, on the Fox River. The historic event will feature two different lengths
for paddlers...

Tommy's Gift Back Yard Retreat Project Completed

Mission Accomplished! Tommy’s Gift from UMC of Plano enhanced the quality of life for special needs and physically disabled residents from the Open Door Rehabilitation Center...

Latest news & events

Nannette's Boutique moves to new location in Sugar Grove

After several years in Yorkville, Nannette Elliott has moved her fabulous shop to Sugar Grove at the far west end of a strip center at the corner of Route 47 & Cross Street.


Aurora Wayne's World look-alike contest

Aurora President Bill Poss hosted a Wayne's World look-alike contest at his Luigi's Pizza in Aurora on Apr 13th. The contest included a 42” pizza and buffet benefit for the Aurora Noons Lions Club.

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Singing Outdoors

Oswego resident Eunice Ayodele, center, was among Aurora University students singing outdoors during an annual campus art walk on Apr  21. Ayodele performed pop
and jazz tunes with the Blue Notes acapella group.


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Pork Chop Buffet
The United Methodist Church of Plano together with Heriaud Brothers Catering hosted a pork chop buffet on Sat, Apr 1.  Over 100 dinners with boneless pork chops, augratin potatoes, green beans, corn, cole slaw, cake, salad, and a drink were served with proceeds being applied to kitchen restoration.


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YACC W2W Luncheon May 9th

The Yorkville Area Chamber of Commerce Woman 2 Woman will hold their monthly luncheon on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at Kennedy Pointe Restaurant and Pub in Bristol.  Darren Fox will be presenting...