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  • Harrah's Joliet sees revenue, admissions increase

    JOLIET – Revenue and admissions were up slightly at Harrah's Casino in Joliet last month compared to last year, according to the latest figures from t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • 1 dead; Crystal Lake home destroyed in fire

    CRYSTAL LAKE – A man was found dead outside a Crystal Lake home that was destroyed by a fire, but it's unclear whether he died in the blaze or before ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:49 am
  • Face Time with Elvira Lawdenski

    Aurora resident Elvira Lawdenski, 54, was a vendor at the craft sale at Faith Baptist Mill Creek in Blackberry Township when she answered 11 questions ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Wallenda: ‘My faith plays a key role in what I do’

    World-renowned tightrope walker Nik Wallenda said he put his faith in God when he crossed a high wire suspended between two Chicago skyscrapers more t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Geneva School District 304 proposes $84M levy

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board unanimously approved a resolution this week for a 2014 levy of nearly $84 million, an increase of $3.7 m ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Fox River fire district engine receives upgrade

    CAMPTON HILLS – Until last week, paramedics with the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District would have to wait for an ambulance to arrive at a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Batavia United Way seeks help for families

    BATAVIA – For the ninth year, Batavia United Way is collaborating with Batavia School District 101 to buy gifts and food for families who are struggli ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Charles O. Origi, 22, of the 2000 block of Bayberry Lane, Hoffman Estates, was charged Thursday, Oct. 30, with battery.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Labron D. Shaw, 31, of the 1100 block of East Wilson Street, Batavia, was charged Thursday, Nov. 6, with retail theft from Kohl’s, 251 N. Randall Ro ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Sugar Grove turns down request for video gambling at gas station

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove village trustees last month decided not to issue a liquor license to a BP Express Lane gas station at Route 47 and Cross Str ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • YPC hosts 2nd annual Foxtober Fest

    The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Council (YPC) held their second annual Foxtober Fest at the Tap House Grill in St. Charles.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland fall play features 2 casts

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School freshman Grayson Bilskey is ready for his first theatrical performance at the high school, but the presentation of “ ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • New Sugar Grove library director aims to stress what library can do, rather than what it does not do

    SUGAR GROVE – Even as a new director with new ideas at the Sugar Grove Public Library, Shannon Halikias said the long-term plan is to try again for an ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 Board continues tax levy discussion

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 Board members Monday approved a resolution to estimate the 2014 levy, but they couldn’t agree on a relat ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Veterans earn praise, applause at Geneva middle schools

    GENEVA – The military veterans stood up to a thunderous standing ovation Tuesday in a packed gym during Geneva Middle School North’s 18th annual Veter ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
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