Watch your STEP

  Local fire officials warn there no such thing as ‘safe ice’ There’s no such thing as “safe ice.” The rescue of a child who had fallen through ice on a pond in Downers Grove earlier this month drives home…

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Best of snow

Among the top entries in last week’s 29th Illinois Snow Sculpting Competiton were overall champion: “Shot of Whiskey…Leave the Bottle” (above); second place “Hugh Manatee” (below); and third place “Dancing with the Saurs,” (bottom). (Winnebago Chronicle photos)   by Jack…

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NEWS BRIEFS

State Sen. Kwame Raoul of Chicago keynoted a remembrance honoring the legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Aurora University Thursday, Jan. 15. The date was King’s 86th birthday. Ill. Congressman Bill Foster and Aurora Mayor Tom Weisner also…

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Police charge 8 with sex crimes

A joint investigation between Aurora Police Special Operations Group investigators and agents from the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations  into sex crimes that victimize juveniles has led to charges against eight men. During the six-week operation, the…

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