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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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Shakou Cares program to benefit local charities

    ST. CHARLES – A modern Japanese restaurant that opened this year in St. Charles plans to help four local charities, according to a news release.
    June 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Honeywell System Sensor to lay off 252 people in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES –  A company plans to lay off 252 people at its manufacturing facility in St. Charles, according to a state of Illinois report.
    June 12, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • 2015 Best of the Fox Readers’ Choice Awards

    Lisa Smith (from left), Nicole Walke, Andrea Bauer and Pam Harmon of Salon 440 in St. Charles chat with Susan Hazen of Vons Electric during a receptio ...
    June 10, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • Hundreds donate to Chop Around the Clock charity event in Batavia

    BATAVIA – When Robert Guajardo heard live music Saturday as he drove through downtown Batavia, he knew he had to stop inside Foltos Tonsorial Parlor.
    June 9, 2015 - 12:27 am
  • Liz & Kate Accessory Boutique in Geneva holds ribbon-cutting

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Tuesday for Liz & Kate Accessory Boutique, at 407 S. Third St., Suite 174 in Geneva. Geneva Chamb ...
    June 5, 2015 - 10:50 pm