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  • Bird nesting materials ignite, causing damage to Geneva home

    GENEVA – An accidental fire caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to a Geneva residence Wednesday, according to a city news release.
    Feb. 20, 2015 - 7:12 am
  • Geneva band friends, boosters seek to finish off drive for new uniforms

    GENEVA – The Friends of Geneva High School Band and the Geneva Music Boosters are raising funds to replace the existing band uniforms, which were purc ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:02 pm
  • Vendors invited to apply for Shop, Live, Taste, St. Charles Consumer Expo

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is hosting its second annual Shop, Live, Taste, St. Charles Consumer Expo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sat ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Want kids to write better? Make hamburgers!

    Olive Wells knows how to encourage students to write well:   she appeals to them on their level, praises incremental achievements, and makes hamburg ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Animal Control overwhelmed by volunteer response

    GENEVA – The response to Kane County Animal Control's new volunteer program has been overwhelming, Administrator Brett Youngsteadt said.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 6:42 pm
  • Vicki Lawrence bringing ‘Mama’ to Paramount Theatre

    AURORA – Best known for her character “Mama” from the long-running “The Carol Burnett Show,” Vicki Lawrence will perform in “Vicki Lawrence and Mama ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 1:05 pm
  • Author Kelly Corrigan's Glitter and Glue for Good Tour to make stop in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – New York Times Best-Selling author Kelly Corrigan is taking her latest book, “Glitter and Glue,” on a multi-city tour while raising mone ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Taste of the Town: Early Light Cafe now open year-round

    GENEVA – Those who love Dawn Phillips’ homemade chicken pot pie or homemade soup now can enjoy the items year-round.
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • Face Time with Susan Kritzberg

    Yorkville resident Susan Kritzberg, 60, was working at Sweet Natalie's Gluten-Free Bakery in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Health official says Kane County has no measles cases

    GENEVA – Although an Elgin Community College student contracted the measles, no cases had been reported in Kane County as of Wednesday morning, a heal ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Woodstock natives honor Dick Tracy creator Chester Gould with documentary

    Yes, Woodstock has its groundhog, but it also has its Gould. The city has declared Feb. 22 Chester G ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Rogelio Ynocencio, 50, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Monday, Feb. 16, with driving under the influence of alcohol, fail ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office report

    • A woman reported Friday, Feb. 13, that she was missing $380 from her purse and believed it was stolen from her 2013 Nissan when it was parked at the ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Town house project gets green light in Geneva

    GENEVA – A proposal to build 30 new town houses adjacent to Geneva’s historic district won final approval this week from the Geneva City Council in a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • St. Charles man, 81, charged with criminal sexual abuse

    ST. CHARLES – An 81-year-old St. Charles man is headed back to court later this month on a charge that he sexually abused a girl younger than 13 years ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:50 pm