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  • Face Time with Kelly Hemmerich

    St. Charles resident Kelly Hemmerich, 39, was at her business, Totally Cool Makeup at 457 Dunham Road in St. Charles, when she answered seven question ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • Kane County Law Library launches new, responsive website

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – For years, the Kane County Law Library and Self Help Legal Center had a single page included on the county’s judicial website, ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:35 pm
  • Topped by a cherry: A Colonial Cafe signature sundae marks four decades

    ST. CHARLES – Since he began scooping ice cream at his family’s business as a teen, Clinton Anderson has crafted hundreds of Kitchen Sinks – Colonial ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:04 am
  • Campus Notes

    Missouri State UniversityJordan Thelander, a 2014 graduate of Kaneland High School, has been named t ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:17 pm
  • Kane County Fair Talent Contest winners compete in Springfield

    The first-place winners in the 2015 Kane County Fair Talent Contest junior and senior divisions competed in the Illinois Association of Agricultural F ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:22 pm
  • Storyteller reads at Wild Rose Elementary

    Storyteller Linda Gorham visits Wild Rose Elementary School on Feb. 9 in St. Charles. During the visit, Gorham shared folktales and fractured fairytal ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:46 pm
  • Smoldering brush leads to roof fire in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – A burn pile of yard waste that blew embers onto the roof of a dilapidated building led to a roof fire at a barn at 15795 Hinckley Road in ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:45 pm
  • Burglars target 3 houses on Geneva's east side

    GENEVA – Three houses on Geneva's east side recently were burglarized, police stated in an email.Acc ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:10 am
  • Communication breakdown in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A proposal to hire a communications director for the city of Batavia exposed fault lines among aldermen during discussions earlier this week ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • March court date set for Geneva woman accused in husband's death

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Geneva woman charged with fatally poisoning her husband with sleeping pills should know next month the date of her prelimin ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 7:06 am
  • Face Time with Allison Kupar

    Campton Hills resident Allison Kupar, 24, was in training at the St. Charles Park District’s Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles when she a ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Foster praises Obama's fiscal year 2017 budget

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, applauded the emphasis on science, transportation and infrastructure, and substance abuse treatment funding in Pr ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Driver cited after hitting 3 pedestrians in Batavia crosswalk

    BATAVIA – A woman and two children were injured, and a driver was cited for failure to stop in a crosswalk in an incident that took place Saturday in ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 10:44 pm
  • Geneva High School to get modular classrooms

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board chose to buy a used six-classroom modular unit for about $500,000 rather than purchase a new unit or exp ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 7:43 am