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  • Cancer claims longtime public defender Greg Brown

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County Assistant Public Defender Greg Brown was known as “an incredible lawyer,” so his death Sept. 11 at age 47 from canc ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • McMahon letter asserts chairman exceeded his authority with outside contracts

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon sent a letter to all 24 county board members Sept. 9 stating that Chairman Chris Lauze ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 4:25 pm
  • Musicians to rock St. Charles benefit for juvenile diabetes research

    ST. CHARLES – The power of music to both inspire and make a difference in the world is at the heart of an all-volunteer benefit concert to fight juven ...
    Sept. 17, 2016 - 8:29 am
  • Kick-A-Thon: 5 photos

    Kick-A-Thon combines the efforts of both St. Charles North and St. Charles East High School Drill Teams to raise money in the fight to kick cancer.
    Sept. 18, 2016 - 5:50 pm
  • Pot possession of up to 10 grams equavalent to parking ticket

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Now that possession of small amounts of marijuana is no longer a criminal charge, Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Weekend 10: Barn sale, pets, family fun, comedy and musical fireworks to highlight weekend's top entertainment

    PETS-A-PALOOZA WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 18 WHERE: Mooseheart, off Route 31 between Batavia an ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • Pianists sought for American Grands

    ELGIN – Pianists of all levels are being sought for what is billed as “the piano event of the year,” according to a news release.
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Local activists protest North Dakota oil pipeline

    ELGIN – A protest by the Standing Rock Sioux in North Dakota against the Dakota Access Pipeline sparked support from those in Kane County, as a group ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 5:02 pm
  • Joshua Tree sets fundraiser dinner, auction, trivia night in Geneva

    GENEVA – Five days a week, 20 members of The Joshua Tree Community volunteer locally under the direction of founder Amy Singer.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 4:18 pm
  • Geneva D304 OKs $105M spending plan

    GENEVA – Geneva District 304 school board members unanimously approved a 2016-17 budget Sept. 12 that calls for $105 million in spending.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Out and About – St. Charles

    ‘TYPE ONE TO TYPE NONE’ LIVE CONCERTWHEN: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 4WHERE: The Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St. ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:23 am
  • Saving, restoring photos focus of St. Charles event

    ST. CHARLES – In honor of Save Your Photos Month, the St. Charles Public Library is hosting an event featuring tips on how to organize, backup, preser ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 10:21 am
  • Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles to condense laughs in ‘Shakespeare (abridged)’

    ST. CHARLES – A cram course covering every Shakespeare play is a comedy roller coaster about to careen into Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles as its 1 ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 8:24 am
  • Open house to celebrate 150th anniversary of Batavia Fire Department

    BATAVIA – A community celebration is planned by the Batavia Fire Department, which will mark its 150th birthday with open house festivities for famili ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Dance videos to help Batavia native’s charity fight cancer

    BATAVIA – The Children’s Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation is a nonprofit national health organization committed to finding a cure for neuroblastoma.
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 5:19 pm