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  • WWII-era veteran surprised by own great-grandson during Honor Flight

    ELBURN – John Walton of Elburn served in the U.S. Army after World War II, stationed in Tokyo as corporal of the guard, said his granddaughter, Elburn ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Marklund honors STC woman as Volunteer of the Year

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – When Marklund needed 900 envelopes to be hand-addressed for a big fundraiser, Barbara Rhoads volunteered to do it.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Seniors invited to monthly get-together in Blackberry Township

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – At 87 years old, Helen Johnson said it is good to mingle and spend time with others for friendly card games or just a little con ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Batavia eyeing expansion of wastewater treatment plant

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting discussed the need to move forward on plans to expand the city’s wastewater treatment ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Police: Sugar Grove man forged prescription, faces felony charges

    ST. CHARLES – A Sugar Grove man is expected in court Friday on accusations he attempted to fill a forged prescription at a St. Charles pharmacy, recor ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland Krier members earn state honors

    MAPLE PARK – Members of Kaneland High School’s student newspaper scored big in recent state competitions.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Sparkler Award honors Kane health department partners

    In a ceremony last week, the Kane County partners involved in the county health department’s community health assessment received the first-ever Spark ...
    May 12, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Charity garage sale for pet rescue group seeks donations

    SUGAR GROVE – Cheryl Schreck is hoping more people will drop off donations for a garage sale set for Saturday.
    May 12, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Be wise when visiting baby owls

    Visitors to Fabyan Forest Preserve near Geneva might notice a crowd of people and cameras gathered around a tree on the west side of the park.
    May 13, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Kane County Board honors Maple Park police for fundraising efforts

    GENEVA – Maple Park Police Chief Mike Acosta kept his comments brief Tuesday as his department received recognition from the Kane County Board for its ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs resolution to support reform in Springfield

    GENEVA – After a series of meetings that drew many public comments, few citizens on Tuesday addressed the Kane County Board about its resolution to su ...
    May 13, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Kaneland adds 10 new buses, but issue divides board

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland's school board approved the purchase of 10 new buses for the upcoming school year, but board members were split on the subject ...
    May 13, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • City update set for May 13 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A city update is set for Wednesday, May 13, in the St. Charles City Council Chambers, 2 E. Main St., St. Charles.
    May 12, 2015 - 12:45 pm
  • Volunteers needed to help welcome visitors to Fabyan Japanese Garden

    GENEVA – Volunteers are needed to help welcome visitors to the Fabyan Japanese Garden. Those who are ...
    May 12, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 'Increased security presence' after threat at Kaneland High School

    An "increased security presence" was in place Tuesday at Kaneland High School after school officials reported a "nondescript graffiti threat" in the b ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:08 pm