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  • Elburn 9-year-old aims to 'Paint the Town Blue'

    ELBURN – When Connor Anderson heard about the recent death of a Fox Lake police officer, the 9-year-old Elburn resident said it made him sad.
    NEW: Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:54 pm
  • Kaneland homecoming parade to start at Elburn Village Hall

    ELBURN – Kaneland High School's homecoming parade will begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Elburn Village Hall, 301 E. North St., Elburn, accordin ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:38 pm
  • Kendall County death attributed to West Nile virus

    A resident of Kendall County has died after contracting West Nile virus, according to the Illinois Department of Public Health.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • Possible attempted child luring reported in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Three 13-year-old girls reported a possible attempted child luring incident that took place Thursday night in North Aurora, according t ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 1:16 pm
  • Power outage cancels classes at Burlington Central High School

    BURLINGTON – Classes will not be in session today, Sept. 4, at Central High School, according to a notice on Central School District 301's website. Th ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 9:15 am
  • Face Time with Margaret Filek

    St. Charles resident Margaret Filek, 66, was at the Classic Car Show in Geneva with her 1950 teal, with flames, Chevrolet Fleetline, when she answered ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Boles to be next Kane County chief judge

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP –áThe Kane County 16th Judicial Circuit elected Judge Susan Clancy Boles as its new chief judge, effective Dec. 7, when the curre ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Democratic lawmakers call for party unity

    AURORA – Democratic legislators State Sen. Linda Holmes and State Rep. Linda Chapa La Via called for unity within the party Thursday as they and other ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • St. Charles businesses pass liquor compliance check

    ST. CHARLES – A total of 21 area businesses recently passed an inspection that tested their compliance with liquor laws, according to a St. Charles po ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Kane County coroner initiates legal action over unpaid bills

    Kane County Coroner Rob Russell – who has been at odds with the County Board over finances – said Thursday he has initiated legal action against the a ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Folk Fest to feature singers, storytellers in Geneva

    GENEVA –áThe 39th annual Fox Valley Folk Music and Storytelling Festival will be Sunday and Monday at Island Park in Geneva.
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Brothers retire from Coca-Cola after 40-plus years

    ST. CHARLES – Two brothers who spent more than 40 years together at the same job are retiring this month.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • National events underscore dangers of police work, need for officers to present professional image

    As an Elgin Community College adjunct professor who teaches criminal justice courses, Elgin Police Cmdr. Ana Lalley knows the impact she has on her st ...
    Sept. 4, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • Wok n' Hot holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials assist in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Wok n' Hot China bistro, 464 Redington Drive, South Elgin.
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Bird in Aurora tests positive for West Nile virus

    AURORA – A bird found in Aurora last week has tested positive for West Nile virus, making it the first bird in Kane County to do so this year, accordi ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 10:09 pm