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  • Batavia panel votes down proposal for Shell station

    BATAVIA – A proposal for donut drive-thru service at a Batavia gasoline station has been rejected by city planners who would not glaze over the numero ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Panelists speak on variety of issues at 2016 Economic Forecast

    GENEVA – With a multitude of challenges facing those wanting to do business in Illinois, industry experts recognize attracting and retaining businesse ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 6:35 am
  • Batavia students create virtual guide to Kane County Veterans Memorial

    BATAVIA – Some Rotolo Middle School students are working on a long-term project to give people better insight into local fallen heroes. 
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 6:35 am
  • KAI to present Kaneland grad's 'Memorial Park'

    MAPLE PARK – Perhaps the setup of Kaneland graduate Nic Wehrwein's play might sound like the making of a horror movie.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 10:40 pm
  • Former Hideaway property awaits liquor license decision

    GENEVA – The Casiello family’s plans to open a restaurant in the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property remain at a standstill as it awai ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • St. Charles residential fire: 4 photos

    Firefighters respond to a residential fire on South 14th Street in St. Charles on Thursday afternoon.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Fire displaces residents in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES –Residents of a home in western St. Charles were displaced Thursday after a fire broke out in the basement, according to a St. Charles Fir ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:43 pm
  • Kane County Board backs raises despite member's concern

    GENEVA – Nearly a dozen directors within Kane County government – many of whom got 5 percent raises the last two years – will get another boost in the ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • St. Charles Singers to distribute CDs of 'Bushes & Briars'

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Singers group's "Bushes & Briars" album will be distributed via CDs as a result of a grant from the Community Foundation ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Face Time with Peter Mincieli

    St. Charles resident Peter Mincieli, 73, was at an art class at The Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles Township when he answered 11 questio ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A resident of the 5N800 block of Route 25, St. Charles, reported Sunday, Jan. 17, that a barn on the property had been burglarized and was the lates ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 10:15 pm
  • Tattoo removal business opens in St. Charles

    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:40 pm
  • Maple Park police chief plans May retirement

    MAPLE PARK – After 40 years of public service in Kane and DeKalb counties, Maple Park Police Chief Michael Acosta plans to retire in May.
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • St. Charles Rotary seeks college scholarship applicants

    ST. CHARLES – Students seeking money for college have until mid-March to apply for a scholarship through the St. Charles Rotary Foundation, according ...
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:38 pm
  • Student artwork sought for St. Charles event

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council is seeking student artwork for an annual event in early March, according to a news release.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:38 pm