Stories about Newark, Illinois
Rainfall totals for Montgomery and the rest of Kendall County courtesy of the University of Illinois Cooperative Extension Service’s 2022 Kendall County Rainfall Network Volunteers.
Helmar Lutheran Church is hosting its second annual Helmar Palooza beginning at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at its church property, 11935 Lisbon Road, Newark.
In IHSA state softball, Forreston won its Class 1A third-place game 4-2 over Newark.
This annual event is the cornerstone of Fern Dell’s fundraising. Fern Dell Historic Association supports four historic sites in Newark.
Fern Dell Historic Association’s annual kumla dinner will be Saturday, Feb. 19. Because of COVID-19 concerns, this year’s dinner will be a drive-thru event.
The county is distributing $2 million in federal American Rescue Act Fund monies this year to small business owners in two phases.
A kumla fundraiser dinner is scheduled 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Helmar Lutheran Church, 11935 Lisbon Road, in rural Newark.
In its most recent weekly COVID-19 report issued Dec. 9, the county health department reported 659 new cases of the virus among count residents, a 65% increase over the 398 new confirmed cases reported by the department Dec. 2.
Newark plans to have a fireworks display beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, from the firehouse, 101 E. Main St. A Lighted Fire Truck Parade will commence immediately after the fireworks. A rain date is set for Sunday, Dec. 5, in the event of inclement weather.
A Newark man has been arrested on charges of possession and dissemination of child pornography, following an investigation into a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, a press statement from the Kendall County Sheriff’s Office read.
“This is why we did not jump to a decision weeks ago and have been mindful of collaborating with our public, monitoring the data, and continuing to ensure our mitigation plans remain as consistent and well thought out as last year, allowing us to remain in person,” Yorkville School District 115 Superintendent Timothy Shimp said in a statement.
Decision on masks at district set for Monday, Aug. 16 school board meeting.
The Friends of the Charles B. Phillips Library invites everyone to the annual Independence Day walk-up and carryout barbecue dinner fundraiser, pairing with Newark’s Independence Day Parade.
The driver of the other vehicle involved in the crash, a 42 year-old woman from Shorewood, and a juvenile passenger were transported to Morris Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.