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Only Oswego's Top 10 Stories of 2014

Dec 30, 2014 05:18PM, Published by Steven Jack, Categories: Business, Community, News, Police

Here's a look back at 10 of the most popular stories on Only Oswego for 2014.

 10. Superman Returning to Kendall County

This home in unincorporated Kendall County was again the set for another Superman movie.

 9. Oswego's Orchard Road Corridor Slowly Progressing

Prohibition Junction Bar and Grill will open in the former Tommy's Location by early to mid-January.

8. Local Man Found Alive in Japan

Michael Blodgett is reunited with his wife, Ikuko, and daughter Olivia. Photo courtesy the Find Michael Blodgett Facebook page.

 7. School Board Members, District Official Questioned Over Emails

Brian Graves, Bill Walsh and Brent Lightfoot were at the center of an District 308 email controversy.

 6. Oswego Hobby Lobby Won't Create New Jobs

Oswego's new Hobby Lobby location turned out to be the relocation of the west Aurora store.

 5. Oswego Family Devastated by Fire in Need of Community Support

The Reyes/Rich family were the recipients of an outpouring of support from the Oswego community after their home was destroyed in a fire.

 4. Missing OEHS Student Found in Maryland

Maria Torres Martinez went missing during the school day from OEHS. She was found a couple days later in Maryland.

 3. Crazy Bull Closes Its Doors

The Crazy Bull Grill and Saloon was the scene of two episodes of violence, including a gang shooting. The controversial bar closed for good in November.

2. Popular Chicago Pizza Company to Open Oswego Location

An Oswego Lou Malnati's carry-out location will open in the spring of 2015.

 1. Montgomery Road Haunted House Employee Faces Charges

Massacre Haunted House worker Robert Keller, 23, of Algonquin, was charged with battery and disorderly conduct for allegedly saying inappropriate things to customers and touching them on their bodies with an object while dressed as a clown.


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