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  • St. Charles approves property tax levy, issues massage business licenses

    The St. Charles City Council on Dec. 5 approved a $20 million proposed tax levy for 2016. The sum represents the total estimated city taxes for proper ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 9:23 am
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Carson A. Smith, 19, of the 41W400 block of Prairie Street, Sugar Grove, was charged Nov. 18 with DUI with a blood alcohol content of more than 0.08 ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:28 pm
  • Face Time with Kim Vanduyne

    Kim Vanduyne of Sugar Grove was at the Sugar Grove Public Library with two of her daughters when she answered questions for News Editor Tarah Thorne.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:30 pm
  • Former resident creates diabetes management tool

    ST. CHARLES – When her oldest son, David, was diagnosed with diabetes in 2011, former St. Charles resident Elizabeth Lappin-Sacco’s life was suddenly ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Cluchey named new chief of Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District

    ELBURN – The Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection District’s new chief, Joseph M. Cluchey, is looking forward to becoming an integral part of the comm ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 9:10 am
  • Critic’s Choice: A modern riff on Dickens’ holiday classic

    ST. CHARLES – One thing theater-goers can be certain of: Steel Beam Theatre’s cast in “The Ultimate Christmas Carol” knows how to have fun.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 8:21 am
  • Geneva man needs transplant

    GENEVA – Kevin Warfel was born 25 years ago with a congenital heart condition – a single ventricle, or pump, instead of the required two.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Liquor licensees still barred from holding city office in Geneva

    GENEVA – In a dramatic split vote that included the mayor, the Geneva City Council did not vote Dec. 5 to allow liquor license holders to serve as ald ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:52 pm
  • Cougar stadium renamed Northwestern Medicine Field in Geneva

    GENEVA – Representatives from the Kane County Cougars and Northwestern Medicine celebrated the renaming of the Cougars home stadium to Northwestern Me ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 3:36 pm
  • Winfield's hospital agreement based on sales tax loss

    Winfield Village President Erik Spande said the village’s agreement with Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital for a $900,000 grant each year ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Geneva mayoral hopeful Simonian eyes Delnor's property tax exemption

    GENEVA – As part of his bid to run for mayor of Geneva, 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian said Northwestern Medicine Delnor Hospital should pay the city ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 2:02 pm
  • The historic "Fargo Estate" is for sale in Geneva. Here are 28 photos of the $2.75 million home.

    Listed on Zillow: The "Fargo Estate" in Geneva. Listed price: $2,750,000. Estimated mortgage: $10,657 per month. 4 beds, 8 baths, 8,216 square feet. C ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Ex-St. Charles North employee pleads guilty to sex abuse

    ST. CHARLES – A former St. Charles North High School dean's assistant agreed Dec. 5 to four years in prison in exchange for a guilty plea to having se ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 12:35 pm
  • Electric Christmas Parade winners announced

    ST. CHARLES – Holiday Homecoming in St. Charles took place Nov. 25 and 26. The two-day event featured the Lighting of the Lights Ceremony, sleigh ride ...
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:39 am
  • Maple Park equine center features reindeer pony

    MAPLE PARK – The Illinois Equine Humane Center on Dec. 3 was paid a visit by old St. Nick himself, as well as his favorite reindeer, Cody.
    Dec. 5, 2016 - 11:27 am