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  • St. Charles Library announces new director

    ST. CHARLES – Edith G. Craig was appointed St. Charles Public Library director, effective Nov. 1, the board announced in a news release.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • Meitzler appointment to Batavia council means head start on April election

    BATAVIA – Elliot Meitzler had been planning to run for a seat on the Batavia City Council in next April’s municipal election, but now he’s getting a h ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 6:00 pm
  • Batavia OKs $300,000 property tax hike

    BATAVIA – City aldermen have approved a $300,000 increase in the property tax levy for next year, but Batavia homeowners probably will feel little if ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:32 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Nicole K. Wiesner, 24, of the 200 block of North Tyler Road, St. Charles, was charged Nov. 27 with two counts of domestic battery.
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 1:30 pm
  • Elburn village board parallels state marijuana law. adjusts liquor control ordinance

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Dec. 5 approved an ordinance making possession of up to 10 grams of marijuana a village ordinance violation, puni ...
    Dec. 6, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • 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