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  • Quinn stresses plans for student aid expansion

    DeKALB – Adrianna Carr has dreams of working in public relations for a company like Disney, which she said wouldn’t be possible without state tuition ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Schmidt acquitted of reckless homicide in 2011 crash

    SYCAMORE – Patricia Schmidt’s attorney said her acquittal Thursday gave new life to the 49-year-old Sycamore woman once accused of reckless homicide i ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • St. Charles Police Department wraps up accreditation site visit

    ST. CHARLES – A two-person team evaluating the St. Charles Police Department as part of its reaccreditation process is set to conclude a four-day site ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • St. Charles dojo’s program director all about outreach

    ST. CHARLES – A new program director at PRO Martial Arts in St. Charles is getting the word out about bullying prevention and more.
    April 3, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Waubonsee aims to send more students abroad

    SUGAR GROVE – In coming years, Waubonsee Community College intends to send more students overseas as part of study-abroad programs.
    April 3, 2014 - 6:33 pm
  • Flashlight Egg Hunt Party to illuminate Blackberry Farm

    AURORA – Children in fifth through eighth grades will be able to light up the night on Thursday, April 17, during Blackberry Farm’s first Flashlight E ...
    April 3, 2014 - 6:27 pm
  • Local students celebrate at Eagle Court of Honor event

    Ryan Valesh and Mike Jacobson of St. Charles Troop 80 had their Eagle Court of Honor ceremony on March 16 at the Congregational United Church in St. C ...
    April 3, 2014 - 6:27 pm
  • Quinn's running mate criticizes Rauner's financial plan

    GENEVA – Gov. Pat Quinn's running mate Thursday criticized Republican challenger Bruce Rauner's plan to roll back state income tax rates during a news ...
    April 3, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Nearly 20 pounds of heroin seized

    AURORA – An Aurora man is being held on a $15 million bond after police seized nine kilograms – nearly 20 pounds – of heroin, with a street value of $ ...
    April 3, 2014 - 5:51 pm
  • District 129: Band bus involved in crash; no students hurt

    No students were injured Thursday morning when one of four buses carrying members of the West Aurora marching band was involved in a traffic crash on ...
    April 3, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Crime mugs for April 2014

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is ...
    April 7, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • Face Time with Joe Nowak

    St. Charles resident Joe Nowak, 25, was at the Fox River Bluff dog park in St Charles with his dog, Jax, when he answered 12 questions for the Kane Co ...
    April 2, 2014 - 7:27 pm
  • Poblano Pepper Grill closed during lease transfer

    ST. CHARLES – The Poblano Pepper Grill restaurant will remain closed during ongoing negotiations to reassign the lease, a leasing representative for t ...
    April 3, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Schmidt defense begins

    SYCAMORE – DeKalb County Presiding Judge Robbin Stuckert will decide this morning whether to toss the charges against a 49-year-old Sycamore woman acc ...
    April 2, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Randall, Kirk roads targeted for safety improvements

    GENEVA – Kane County’s plans to make a stretch of Randall Road and a spot on Kirk Road safer should be one step closer to fruition next week.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:37 pm
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