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  • Batavia man faces 12 charges in St. Charles traffic incident

    ST. CHARLES – A Batavia man racked up 12 charges – including five felonies – from a drive through St. Charles early Friday that ended with him spinnin ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Motorist leads sheriff’s deputy on chase through Batavia

    BATAVIA – A reckless driver with possible ties to a crime in Geneva eluded county police during an incident last week, according to a Kane County Sher ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • County to keep property tax levy flat for 3rd year

    GENEVA – Kane County won't collect any more property taxes in 2015 than it did this year.In a report ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Sheriff hopefuls face off at candidate forum

    ELGIN – Donald Kramer and Willie Mayes, Sr., candidates for Kane County sheriff in the Nov. 4 general election, faced off Tuesday at a candidate forum ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • Retired St. Charles teacher celebrates 100th birthday

    ST. CHARLES – Fran Gustafson’s friends and family know how to throw a 100th birthday party – or four of them, to be exact.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Butera begins special sale only at St. Charles location

    ST. CHARLES – A family-owned supermarket chain has started a special sale at its St. Charles location, and its president is mum on what it might mean ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • KDOT official: Anderson Road project 'back on schedule'

    ELBURN – Mother Nature hasn’t been kind to the Anderson Road extension project in Elburn. Officials ...
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • "Dancing with the Stars" contestants to appear at Batavia Fine Arts Centre

    BATAVIA - "Dancing with the Stars" dance pros Val Chmerkovskiy and Peta Murgatroyd will be featured in the show "Ballroom with a Twist," which will t ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 6:04 pm
  • Ace Hardware store opens in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Big Rock resident Ron Weiten on Tuesday was picking up a few washers at the new Sugar Grove Ace Hardware store.
    Oct. 1, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • 'Science Behind Flavors' at Geneva History Museum

    GENEVA – The Geneva History Museum will present "The Science Behind Flavors" at noon Tuesday, Oct. 14, at the museum, 113 S. Third St., Geneva.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 4:29 pm
  • Feedback sought in Kaneland superintendent search

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 could have a new superintendent in place by Dec. 15.Schoo ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • No injuries in Randall Road rollover crash

    BATAVIA – Traffic on Randall Road was affected Tuesday morning by a crash that took place north of Mooseheart Road. It was a single-vehicle crash invo ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Kaneland teachers get 3.99 percent salary increase

    SUGAR GROVE – Teachers in Kaneland School District 302 will receive a salary increase for the 2014-2015 school year. Officials from the Kaneland Educa ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 8:18 am
  • St. Charles North students kick off homecoming week

    St. Charles North sophomore Ashley Hayes (left) and senior Gabby Stefan paint the windows of Alley 64 as a kick-off to the school's homecoming week.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • St. Charles chamber mixer takes place at Garfield Farm

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials mingle during a business after hours event at Garfield Farm.
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:04 pm
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