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  • Appellate court rules in favor of woman sentenced in 2009 fatal crash

    The Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that Alia Bernard – sentenced in a 2009 crash that killed a St. Charles couple – can file a new motion to withd ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 moving ahead on maintenance facility

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 could open its new maintenance facility by April, according to district officials.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Superintendent from Lockport district vying to be Kaneland superintendent

    MAPLE PARK – The second finalist revealed in the search for the next superintendent of Kaneland School District 302 is DJ Skogsberg, the current super ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 8:02 am
  • In Focus: Benched

    I am once again a gym rat, as high school basketball and wrestling are now in full swing. I had forgotten how fast-paced a boys basketball game could ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • Many schools in, near Tri-Cities have changed principals in last few years

    Jarrod Buxton, who spent 10 years teaching sixth-grade language arts at Haines Middle School in St. Charles, wasn’t necessarily looking for a job chan ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes coming to St. Charles

    Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes is in the holiday spirit these days. Rimes recently released "ONE Ch ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm
  • Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors club to host annual holiday luncheon

    ELGIN – The Fox Valley Newcomers and Neighbors club will host its holiday luncheon Wednesday, Dec. 17, at the Elgin Country Club, 2572 Weld Road, Elgi ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • School lends Lazarus House helping hands

    To learn more about what it means to volunteer, Fox Valley Jewish School, a school associated with the Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors group in Geneva, is ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:03 pm
  • ECC will begin accepting election papers Monday

    ELGIN – Those wanting to serve as trustee for Elgin Community College District 509 may begin filing their nominating papers Monday, according to a rel ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Geneva District 304 ranks 12th in state by Niche

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 has been ranked the 12th-best school district in Illinois by Niche (formerly College Prowler), according to a news ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 1:05 pm
  • Crystal Lake man allowed back home after gun incident, police standoff

    WOODSTOCK – A Crystal Lake man accused of holding a gun to his wife's head, eventually firing the weapon inside the house and conducting what prosecut ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 10:27 am
  • Face Time with Kristine Kowalski

    Elgin resident Kristine Kowalski, 47, was at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce holiday party at the Dunham Woods Riding Club when she answered 11 qu ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ribbon cut to Competitor's Edge in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in cutting the ribbon to The Competitor's Edge, which offers full-service compe ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • St. Charles receives $100K state grant

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, according to a n ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • WBC hosts holiday party

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce President Stacey Ekstrom (from right), WBC Council member Janet Roman, raffle winner Nancy Weiss and Chair of Women’s ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:44 pm
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