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  • Face Time with Ardley Tschetter

    Geneva resident Ardley Tschetter, 47, was waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to begin in Geneva when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chr ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Resurfacing project begins this month

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles this month begins its 2015 Street Program Resurfacing project on the city’s west side, according to a news relea ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Christmas in July seeking donations for dogs, cats in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Christmas trees in the lobby at the St. Charles Police Department and at the St. Charles Municipal Building are decorated with bone-shap ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • St. Charles police announce parking restrictions for July 4 celebration

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will have parking restrictions in place Saturday because of heavy vehicle traffic expected for the Fourth of July cel ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Nail salon worker pleads guilty to biting manager's hand at N. Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – A nail salon worker Wednesday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for biting her manager on the hand during an altercation in August ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:04 am
  • Batavia teacher receives excellence award

    BATAVIA – Jennifer Erickson, a third-grade teacher at Alice Gustafson Elementary School in Batavia, will receive the 2016 California Casualty Award fo ...
    July 2, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Kane County solid waste plan seeks recycling expansion

    Rethink, reduce, reuse and recycle are the four R’s of Kane County recycling coordinator Jennifer Jarland’s world.
    July 3, 2015 - 7:03 am
  • $10K prize awarded in business contest

    The first Poised for Growth Business Plan Competition, organized by the Illinois Small Business Development Center at Elgin Community College, recentl ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Art In Your Eye posters available for purchase

    BATAVIA – Art In Your Eye 2015 limited edition posters are available to the general public. Each pos ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • St. Peter Church makes a difference in Haiti

    GENEVA – In June, Father Martins Emeh, pastor of St. Peter Church in Geneva, and some members of the Hope for Haitians organization traveled to Haiti ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Police say truck passenger approached girl near park in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Police in St. Charles reported an incident in which a man in a truck approached an 8-year-old girl at Harvest Hills Park, which is at He ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Batavia resident pens first novel

    BATAVIA – After being a longtime teacher in Naperville, Batavia resident Julie Oleszek resigned to pen her first novel, “The Fifth Floor,” a fictional ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • St. Charles Police reports

    • Alex Sanchez, 19, of the 1200 block of Dogwood Lane, Carol Stream, was charged Saturday, May 30, with underage drinking.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • St. Charles North graduate helps create interactive game

    The team of seven Bradley University students in a capstone class were given three elements: a monkey, a bear and Type 2 diabetes. Their challenge was ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • North Aurora banquet facility sues over golf course sale

    NORTH AURORA – A banquet facility in North Aurora, which operates next to the Fox Valley Golf Club, is suing the city of Aurora regarding the sale of ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:13 pm