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  • Safety of certain pedestrian crossings in Batavia questioned

    BATAVIA – A fatal accident at a pedestrian crosswalk in Mt. Prospect is reviving fears that the same sort of tragedy could happen in Batavia.
    NEW: Sept. 27, 2016 - 8:11 am
  • Despite pleas, panel rejects funding for mentally ill services

    GENEVA – Despite urging from advocates to include $178,000 for a program that would aid people with mental illness, the Kane County Riverboat Committe ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • D303 officials offer $50M plan for St. Charles' middle schools

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles District 303 officials are seeking to improve Wredling and Thompson middle schools while closing Haines middle school as par ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Wrongful death suit filed in Mooseheart crash

    The widow of a man killed in a crash near Mooseheart has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the driver of the other vehicle.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:00 pm
  • Jamie Lee Curtis enthralls Batavia elementary school

    BATAVIA – Whether she's on the big screen or in a gym with hundreds of rapt Batavia elementary school students, Jamie Lee Curtis charms the masses.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 4:45 pm
  • Proposed apartment building designed to serve Batavia seniors

    BATAVIA – A plan to build affordable senior apartments near Randall Road in Batavia would target a specific age group and offer a break on rent.
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 3:48 pm
  • Attorney's FOIA seeks Geneva's TIF info

    GENEVA – A Chicago law firm specializing in Illinois school law filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the city of Geneva seeking extensive det ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Geneva duplex developers seek meeting with neighbors

    GENEVA – The developers of a proposed controversial duplex subdivision are hosting a community open house from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Eagle Brook ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • I Love St. Charles

    "There are 20 different things I love to do on any given day, or I can just choose to stay home and enjoy the beautiful surroundings." – Tracy Rosenkr ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 10:41 am
  • Batavia's First Ward to elect two aldermen in April

    BATAVIA – Residents of Batavia’s First Ward will elect not one but two aldermen in next April’s municipal election. First Ward Alderman Carl Fischer h ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • St. Charles senior speller snags state trophy at fair

    ST. CHARLES – Hieroglyphic. Bouillabaisse. Rigmarole. Cloisonne. Not your everyday words. Just ask St. Charles Park District Adult Activity Center mem ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Bootleggers provides flavorful kick in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Whether it’s the culinary school graduate in the kitchen, the devotion to farm-fresh beef and vegetables, or the hosts’ heralded hospital ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:31 pm
  • St. Charles police seek information on burglaries

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is investigating several burglaries that occurred Sept. 21, and seeks information from the public, acc ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:29 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• Brian A. McLean, 22, of the 0N600 block of Old Kirk Road, Geneva Township, was charged Sept. ...
    Sept. 25, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • St. Charles man pinned under riding lawnmower in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 65-year-old St. Charles man was lucky to walk away Sept. 22 from a riding lawnmower incident in the 700 block of Mandrake Drive, Batavia.
    Sept. 23, 2016 - 3:52 pm