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  • Beith Road acreage bought by Maple Park farm family

    MAPLE PARK – A local farming family bought about 400 acres divided among various parcels on Beith Road near Maple Park, according to property transfer ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • ‘Luxury’ treatment facility proposed for former Glenwood school property

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The former Glenwood School for Boys property is being proposed to be used as a “luxury alcoholism and substance abuse treatment fac ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • St. Charles man, woman face felony drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – A traffic stop that was initiated because the 54-year-old passenger was wanted on a warrant led to more charges against him and his driv ...
    March 3, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Garbage truck’s fuel leak leads to brief evacuation of Batavia library

    BATAVIA – Waste Management cleaned up diesel fuel that leaked from a garbage truck Tuesday morning at the Batavia Public Library. The fuel leak caused ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Batavia aldermen table discussion of land-cash fees for Batavia School District 101

    BATAVIA – Aldermen have decided to delay discussion of increasing land-cash contributions for Batavia School District 101 until after the April 7 ele ...
    March 3, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Maple Park seeks applicants for trustee posts

    MAPLE PARK – With no candidates running in the spring election, Maple Park plans to round out its Village Board by appointments.
    March 3, 2015 - 7:18 pm
  • Art contest, T-shirt sale part of Kaneland Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK – Several opportunities will be offered in conjunction with the 16th annual Kaneland Community Fine Arts Festival on April 12.
    March 3, 2015 - 7:18 pm
  • Aurora woman charged with identity theft in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A 35-year-old woman has been charged with identity theft after police said she used a man’s Social Security number to secure employment ...
    March 3, 2015 - 6:18 pm
  • Irish pub to celebrate final St. Patrick's Day as McNally's

    ST. CHARLES – This St. Patrick's Day will be the last for McNally's Traditional Irish Pub in downtown St. Charles.
    March 4, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Jurors hear opening statements in Geneva murder trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A 12-member jury Tuesday afternoon heard attorneys' opening statements and testimony from three witnesses during the third day ...
    March 4, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Student council to sponsor Geneva school board forum

    GENEVA – Students plan to ask Geneva school board candidates about issues that matter to them at a public forum starting at 6 p.m. Monday, March 16, a ...
    March 3, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • McConnaughay appointed to Commission on Criminal Justice and Sentencing Reform

    ST. CHARLES – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, has been appointed to serve on Gov. Bruce Rauner’s newly-formed Illinois State Commission ...
    March 3, 2015 - 2:54 pm
  • Garbage truck's fuel leak leads to brief evacuation of Batavia library

    BATAVIA – Waste Management is cleaning up from a garbage truck that was leaking diesel fuel at the Batavia Public Library Tuesday morning.
    March 3, 2015 - 4:00 pm
  • St. Charles Mothers Club offering scholarship

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Mothers Club is taking applications for the 2015 Sherry Costello Memorial Scholarship Award.
    March 3, 2015 - 1:32 pm
  • Kane County Forest Preserve District seeking applicants for various positions

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve District is seeking applicants for various seasonal positions, as well as a full-time preserve maintenance wo ...
    March 3, 2015 - 1:26 pm