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  • $10K prize awarded in business contest

    The first Poised for Growth Business Plan Competition, organized by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Elgin Community College, recentl ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Batavia Farmers' Market celebrating 20 years

    BATAVIA – Jim and Teri Pohorsky of Batavia were toting bags full of vegetables they recently bought at the Batavia Farmers’ Market.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Resources available for Kane County residents looking for work

    It was hard for Jayne Holley to hear the same four words over and over in her networking groups – “Are you still looking?”
    June 26, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Residents share tips on how to cope, capture a new job

    Job loss has long been considered by researchers as one of the most stressful life events someone can experience.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Edward Jones office opens in South Elgin

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join Taylor Garner, financial advisor, in cutting the ribbon to Garner’s Edward Jones Investments office, lo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Heather Rooney on Thursday looked at the hundreds of soda bottles in front of her and smiled.
    June 26, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Closer Look: Economy showing growth since recession, but effects linger

    Has the economy recovered since the Great Recession?The answer will differ depending on who answers ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Unemployment rate declines; job growth lags

    Kane County’s unemployment rate in May was slightly lower than the state and national rates, according to the most recent comparable data from the U.S ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • City officials welcome St. Charles Florist and Boutique

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join in cutting the ribbon to St. Charles Florist and Boutique, at 40W484 Route 64, Suite C in Wasco.
    June 25, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Phil Farrell named president and general manager of the Elburn Cooperative

    The Elburn Cooperative board of directors announced that Phil Farrell has been named president and general manager of the Elburn Cooperative Company, ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office to fundraise at St. Charles Culver’s on Tuesday

    ST. CHARLES – Residents should expect to see some deputies in the drive-thru window or behind the counter Tuesday at the St. Charles Culver’s restaura ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Chicago Premium Outlets to host job fair

    AURORA – Chicago Premium Outlets will host a job fair to fill about 300 new full- and part-time positions created by this summer’s 50-store expansion ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Woofbeach in Geneva holds ribbon-cutting

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting at Woofbeach, 716 W. State St. in Geneva on Thursday. Chamber membership director Judy Carroll an ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Fox River Distilling Company cuts ribbon in Geneva

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting at Fox River Distilling Company, 204 Dearborn Crt., Unit 110 in Geneva on June 17, 2015. Geneva C ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:38 pm
  • The Jank Guitar Store holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in a ribbon-cutting at The Jank Guitar Store, at 217 W. Main St. in St. Charles ...
    June 18, 2015 - 8:38 pm