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  • Saitama band visits St. Charles East

    The St. Charles East jazz band performs Tuesday morning for members of the Saitama Sakae High School Wind Orchestra from Tokyo, Japan. The Saitama ban ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • ‘Information highway’ has capacity to grow

    GENEVA – For the last several years, Kane County has been working to build an “information highway” – a fiber optic network that officials hope to bui ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • TV’s ‘Crimestoppers’ features Bradley Olsen missing person case

    DeKALB – Almost eight years after Bradley Olsen disappeared, his mother hopes to shed light on his case with a segment in a TV program.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Candidate to decide soon whether to stay in 2 Batavia races

    BATAVIA – Ron Rechenmacher might decide as soon as next week whether he will run for both the Batavia City Council and the Batavia School Board in the ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Holiday Ugly Sweater Party

    The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Council hosted a Holiday Ugly Sweater Party on Dec. 11 at Evenflow Music and Spirits in Geneva ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva library board sees 2 resignations: president Steel, trustee Shivers

    GENEVA – Geneva Library trustees Thursday noted the resignation of its longtime board president, Esther Steel, as officials said she moved out of the ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 7:27 am
  • Shop with a Cop held in Batavia

    Area officiers hep children pick out toys for Christmas during the Kane County Sheriff and Fraternal Order of Police 14 Shop with a Cop event Wednesd ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 9:59 pm
  • Campton Hills’ administrator gets board support

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills trustees voted this week to reinstate its village administrator’s computer access and to hire a second law firm to repre ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 7:31 am
  • Elgin wins Kane County water taste test

    BATAVIA – Elgin has taken the crown when it comes to its drinking water.A panel of three judges deci ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Christ Community Church to celebrate 30th anniversary

    ST. CHARLES – Christ Community Church will celebrate its 30th anniversary with festivities during the weekend of Saturday, Jan. 10, and Sunday, Jan. 1 ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Geneva Public Library to host blood drive Dec. 20

    GENEVA – The flu and cold season has reportedly affected collections and inventory levels at Heartland Blood Centers.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • 'Christmas Village' at St. Charles Free Methodist Church

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Free Methodist Church has planned a “Christmas Village and Train” display featuring a Christmas village and electric tra ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • Chit Chat: St. Charles resident authors ‘Gramma, Please Tell Us More Stories!’

    St. Charles resident Linda Brodine has plenty of stories to tell. Brodine has published a second boo ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chicago man pleads guilty in Batavia armed robbery

    BATAVIA – A Chicago man will be sentenced next month after pleading guilty to felony armed violence in connection with an armed robbery in January at ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Former St. Charles man gets 15 years for sexual assault

    A former St. Charles man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in his family, accordi ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:51 pm
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