With the majority of its population located in the northeast area and along the Fox River, Kendall County has shown rapid growth in recent years. In fact, Kendall County was the fastest-growing county in the United States between 2000 and 2010*. Urban development and invigoration is underway in northern Kendall County. In the southern regions, agriculture remains predominant. (*US Census 2011)
The Kendall County Record was founded in 1864, and is recognized as a Newspaper Pioneer of Illinois. It is centered in Yorkville, the county seat of Kendall County. Its area of circulation includes the Yorkville and Newark school districts and the communities of Bristol, Yorkville, Newark, Plattville, Lisbon, Millbrook and Minooka.
The Kendall County Record, Oswego Ledger-Sentinel and Plano Record carry a common section, Countywide, which contains news from all across the county. The front section of each publication is tailored to that particular area.
The Ledger-Sentinel is a consolidation of the Oswego Ledger and the Fox Valley Sentinel. This newspaper covers Oswego, Boulder Hill and Montgomery, concentrating on the Oswego School District.
The Plano Record was started in 1975 to concentrate on the city of Plano and the Plano school district.
The Sandwich Record focuses on the Sandwich school district, which includes the communities of Sandwich in southeastern DeKalb County and Millington in Kendall County.
KendallCountyNOW.com is the hub for local breaking news and updates.News stories are searchable by town or interactive map, and are updated 24/7 to complement the print editions.
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