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Police pull kayak from Fox River following Saturday accident. Credit: Submitted
Jen April 23, 2014 at 09:01 am
I appreciate you getting to the bottom of this, Lisa!
Lisa April 23, 2014 at 09:12 am
Sure thing, Jen. I'd like to know too since I may have unintentionally contributed to the continuedRead More dissemination of misinformation. On Monday afternoon, when the reporter, Amie Schaenzer, who wrote this article, published her initial article about the incident, I e-mailed her to say, "What about including in the story (esp. the Wheaton edition) that Mark Stankus, the man who saved the survivor of the kayak accident, is a Wheaton school teacher? I don’t know him, but I read about him in the Daily Herald’s report of the accident."
Jen April 23, 2014 at 09:20 am
Don't worry about it. I appreciate you for trying to make things right.
Martha Hanna April 22, 2014 at 08:50 am
Over the past 20 years how many people have died in that same place? Can't something be done aboutRead More this?
Kevin Malone April 23, 2014 at 10:08 am
Yes Martha, something can be done. The dams serve little to no purpose. They create a wide, flatRead More area up river, but otherwise have little use. They block fish migration, they destroy wet lands, and they kill people. If we want to keep that flat, open waterway up river we can build something similar to the Yorkville dam. It has three or four softer, rolling ridges (this eliminates the dangerous "boil") plus a side chute with artificial white water for white water kayaking. It is safer, better for the environment, and prettier to look at. Its a win-win-win. The downside - it costs money. But guess what? We have to spend money if we want to live in a world that is safe and fun and pretty.
Rudy April 23, 2014 at 07:09 pm
I have seen many people drowned in that Damn Dam over my life in Geneva. Years ago we collected overRead More 5000 dollars to put up a safety cable to grab if you got too close on top. The idea was rejected by the DOC they felt it would create a false sense of security. It is sad indeed my Dad always told me if I was caught in the boil my only chance was to dive to the bottom and hope it spit me out! I have seen balls caught on the surface for months.
Pat F April 20, 2014 at 11:06 am
Jeez..........lighten up!! Happy Easter! This sites never claimed to be The Wall Street Journal orRead More New York Times!!
PMilton Longfellow April 21, 2014 at 07:05 am
Did you see the Drew Peterson movie? It portrayed Hosey's office as a gleaming, modern andRead More bustling. As opposed to the stained drop-ceiling and general bleakness. Just let the Patch be the joke it always has been.
Jacob Matthews April 21, 2014 at 08:48 am
Leave it to the Patch to embellish Comedy Central as a business to be respected.
Credit: Wheaton Grand Theater Facebook page
Charlene Jontel April 17, 2014 at 03:43 pm
You are once again too ignorant to get the gist of my original comment. No more wasting commentsRead More on Resumfected. LOL, lol, lol, lol, lol.
Resurrected April 17, 2014 at 03:51 pm
Charlene how old are you? Do you work as a fryer at Harold's chicken? Lmao!
tyrone biggums April 18, 2014 at 08:55 am
So Resurrected someones death if funny? So Christian of you! Plus nice comment about Charlene, youRead More are certainly not a Christian but racist would be more accurate but don't forget ignorant dumba$$ too. I pray for your soul!
Amani Ibrahim, accused of felony theft and bad parenting.
sklogw April 13, 2014 at 10:24 am
Drawn on eyebrows and a heavy coat on the the lower lid, that's just wrong!LOL Not as wrong asRead More trying to pin it on your 12 year old daughter though, that's just scandalous!
Titan Dad April 13, 2014 at 04:45 pm
Forget the eye shadow. Should of tried to steal a mustache waxing kit.
Joe Tinley April 15, 2014 at 08:50 pm
Oil can Harriett
Kevin Oldaker
They Don't Get It April 8, 2014 at 03:40 pm
Find him!!!
jack hess April 14, 2014 at 10:26 am
Sound like the Judge set a low bond, that why he was out, even with his past convictions. If peopleRead More only new what low bonds some Judges give out on serious charges, specially in CROOK COUNTY,IL.
Benjamin Lawton
Milwaukee Mike April 11, 2014 at 10:49 am
Rico Suave April 6, 2014 at 07:24 pm People sleep peaceably in their beds at night only becauseRead More rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf. Remember this Benny G and all you other scum sucking Liberals out there. The police in these ghetto areas are chasing them down every night in an attempt to keep them from coming into your so called safe areas. Appreciate their sacrifices and don't give this white Fucktard the time of day. Hey Kenneth! Love teh comments... Who else would say fucktard on here?
Frank G. April 11, 2014 at 11:50 am
Benny G. I think you hate the police because your dad was a abusive cop who poked you in the assRead More when you were growing up.
Benny G. April 11, 2014 at 12:46 pm
Frankala, I was sloppy seconds to your ripe hole. He was a tiger, huh...LOL Donna the residentRead More "split tail" comment bag- Go iron my shirts and STFU...LOL
Mike April 6, 2014 at 11:33 am
This makes as much sense as charging someone with murder if you sell them a gun and they commitRead More suicide. And do you think people will call an ambulance to help someone that has overdosed, or get out of there before they are charged with murder?
Geneva Dad April 7, 2014 at 01:10 pm
So, if someone buys alcohol and drinks it with their friends and one of their friends dies fromRead More alcohol poisoning, could that someone that bought and shared the alcohol be charged with alcohol induced homicide?
Martha Hanna April 7, 2014 at 01:13 pm
yes