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  • Why can FOIA requests cost so much?

    Kathy Kapusta filed a Freedom of Information Act request of St. Charles District 303 in December that generated 2,457 pages, took 13 people 88 hours t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • When aldermen ask for information

    GENEVA – When a Geneva alderman asked for information at an open meeting, Mayor Kevin Burns admonished him for violating a standard the council member ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Equine therapy program in Maple Park gives hope to recovering vets

    MAPLE PARK – The organizers of the Boots and Hooves said they knew they had something special when veterans started opening up on the morning of the o ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Face Time with Jill Plank

    Sugar Grove resident Jill Plank, 33, was at the Sugar Grove Easter Egg Hunt with her daughters Allison, Camryn and Kailey, and their dog, Lexi, when s ...
    April 16, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Elburn police reports

    • The fire department reportedly found ashes on an entrance mat to the Elburn Community Center, 525 N. Main St., on Sunday, March 30, after a citizen ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Andrew D. Olsen, 24, of the 100 block of Elmwood Drive, Aurora, was charged Thursday, April 10, with speeding, driving with a suspended license and ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:52 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Wade Edward Carpenter, 23, of the 1800 block of Wessel Court, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, April 10, with assault and disorderly conduct.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office police reports

    • Police on Wednesday, April 9, received a report that someone had apparently trespassed on a property in the 7N300 block of Windsor Drive in St. Char ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • ‘Civil Action’ lawyer turns to new effort on climate change

    GENEVA – Nationally renowned lawyer Jan Schlictmann, whose personal injury case was the subject of a book and movie, “A Civil Action,” was the guest a ...
    April 16, 2014 - 12:13 am
  • Tea Party pushes for change at rally

    ST. CHARLES – Politicians, policymakers and grassroots organizers Tuesday gathered at the Arcada Theater to urge residents to get involved.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Psychological evaluation set for Batavia woman charged in fatal stabbing

    BATAVIA – The attorney for a woman charged in the stabbing death of a Chicago man has raised doubts as to whether she is fit to stand trial.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Bryant chosen as Delnor Hospital president

    GENEVA – Maureen Bryant has been named president of Delnor Hospital in Geneva and executive vice president of Cadence Health.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Valleybrook Community Church finds new home

    MAPLE PARK – Valleybrook Community Church will celebrate the resurrection of Christ on Sunday in a bigger building.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Coroner’s office to accept unwanted medications

    GENEVA – The Kane County Coroner’s Office is the latest facility to accept unwanted prescription drugs for disposal, according to a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Salsa Verde in St. Charles celebrates opening

    Carmen and Clemente Arechiga (center), along with their family, are joined by St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and City of St. Charles officials to cut ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:19 pm
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