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  • Notice to readers

    Due to high winds, many newspapers are blowing away from driveways. If you are not able t ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 10:17 am
  • Face Time with Jorge Torres

    Des Plaines resident Jorge Torres, 57, was working as a jeweler at The Diamondaire in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Ch ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia's school board to vote on STEM partnership school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 Board members are set to vote today on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. D ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • St. Charles City Council committee supports proposed BYOB rules

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday put its preliminary support behind a series of code revisions tied to alcohol and licensing ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • The letter “O” from the Fox Mill subdivision sign on Route 64 in Campton Hills was reported stolen Monday, Feb. 16. The metal letter was reportedly ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • D-304 abates $3.5M to reduce debt

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board voted Monday to transfer more than $3.5 million from its education fund to pay down the debt service on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Batavia student overcomes congenital heart defect

    Like most 6-year-old girls, Sydney Mowen is full of energy. She has been keeping busy in a ballet class offered through the Batavia Park District.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Campton Hills primary election set

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills voters will have a primary election scheduled for today, and the village’s eight polling places will be open from 6 a.m. ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Bell Graham Elementary School to reopen Tuesday after Friday pipe burst

    CAMPTON HILLS – Bell Graham Elementary School is scheduled to be open Tuesday after a pipe burst ended school early on Friday and canceled classes on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Aurora mall among those threatened by terrorist group

    AURORA – The Department of Homeland Security is downplaying a threat made by terror group al-Shabab against malls across the United States, including ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization registration continues

    ELBURN – The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization is taking registrations for spring recreational, TOPSoccer and Little Knights Soccer through Saturday, ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Geneva Park District Fitness Demo Day event set

    GENEVA – The Geneva Park District Fitness Demo Day is set for Saturday, March 7. Free demo classes allow participants to try out a group class before ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Orchid lovers converge at annual show

    WHEATON – The potting shed at the Batavia Orchid Society's annual sale and show Sunday could also be considered a MASH unit for the exotically beautif ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Geneva Girl Scouts go sledding for Casey's Safe Haven

    GENEVA – About 30 Girl Scouts on Saturday went sledding at the Fabyan Forest Preserve for a good cause.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Fire causes $20,000 in damages to St. Charles Township home

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A fire that caused an estimated $20,000 in damages at a single-family ranch home early Saturday morning remains under investiga ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:47 pm