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  • Community college leaders respond to president's free tuition proposal

    With his recent proposal to provide tuition-free community college, President Barack Obama has placed such schools in the spotlight.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Kaneland preparing anti-nepotism policy

    SUGAR GROVE – As Kaneland School District 302 prepares to update its policies, School Board members this week hammered out details on a new anti-nepot ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Ribbon-cutting held for Design Essentials in Geneva

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Thursday for Design Essentials, 407 S. Third Street, Suite 114 in Geneva.  Geneva Chamber of Comm ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • 'Short-term' solution proposed at Kane County Board meeting for sheriff's $1.4M loss

    GENEVA – Kane County Board members have taken the first step toward cutting the sheriff’s budget in order to make up a projected $1.4 million loss the ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • Campton Hills man charged in Delnor Hospital incident declines extradition from Indiana

    A Campton Hills man captured Tuesday night in Indiana declined extradition today to Illinois, Geneva Police Cmdr. Julie Nash wrote in an email this af ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Police: Batavia man broke woman's eye socket in DeKalb incident

    DeKALB – A 36-year-old Batavia man accused of breaking a woman's eye socket is being held without bond in DeKalb County Jail on charges of aggravated ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:23 pm
  • Two fires snuffed in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department extinguished two fires on the city's west side, one Tuesday night and one this morning, according to two news re ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Ribbon-cutting held for H&R Block in Geneva

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting for H&R Block, 1772 S. Randall Road, Geneva. Geneva Chamber of Commerce President Jean Gaines and ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • ‘Straight Talk’ offers truths about drug use

    BATAVIA – Retired police Sgt. Bruce R. Talbot doesn’t deny there’s a heroin problem.What once was an ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 11:05 am
  • Batavia School Board looks at building improvements

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members on Tuesday discussed what work needs to be done in Batavia School District 101 as part of the district’s buildi ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Illinois Chamber CEO speaks in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Illinois Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Todd Maisch said he believes that Amazon’s announcement that it will start collecting sal ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:27 pm
  • Broken window, used fire extinguishers found at Lily Lake business

    LILY LAKE – Sheriff’s deputies called to assist another agency at a Lily Lake business found several expended fire extinguishers and a broken window, ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Two charged after St. Charles police interrupt car burglary

    ST. CHARLES – Two men in their 20s are facing criminal charges after a St. Charles police officer interrupted an apparent burglary on the city’s east ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • Sugar Grove Park District to debut new spring-summer brochure

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove residents will be able to plan their outdoor activities in the coming months better with the next brochure they receive from ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • 'Bee Me Up, Scotty' to be theme of Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley Trivia Bee

    ST. CHARLES – Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley will host its annual Trivia Bee For Literacy event. Thi ...
    Jan. 27, 2015 - 4:16 pm
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