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  • Health, fitness to take center stage at B Fit B Active Expo

    An event centered around informing and motivating the public to lead a healthy lifestyle is coming to Wheaton’s Cantigny Park on Wednesday.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Kaneland considering higher middle school fees

    SUGAR GROVE – Textbook fees for Kaneland Harter Middle School students could be increased for the 2015-16 school year.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • All-day kindergarten gives ‘gift of time’ in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304’s first year of all-day kindergarten gives teachers “the gift of time,” said Andrew Barrett, the district’s direct ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • North Aurora firefighters make repairs to truck used by childhood cancer awareness group

    NORTH AURORA – Thanks to the North Aurora Fire Department, a 1984 Pierce Pumper fire truck, which the childhood cancer awareness group Bike Bald uses ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Fabyans' original bedroom set makes 700-mile trip back home

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – Visitors to the historic Fabyan Villa Museum in the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva Township often ask, “Where is all their furnitu ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Family Workout: Many Tri-Cities options available to maintain health with loved ones

    Workouts have become a family affair this year for Debbie Bauer of St. Charles. Bauer used to exerci ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Sheriff's absence frustrates Kane County Board members

    GENEVA – Sheriff Donald Kramer's continued absence at public meetings continued to frustrate Kane County Board members Thursday as they sought answers ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Earth, Wind & Fire, REO Speedwagon to perform at RiverEdge Park

    AURORA – Earth, Wind & Fire, Hall & Oates, REO Speedwagon, Meat Loaf and Smash Mouth are among the acts set to perform this summer at RiverEdge Park i ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Geneva police warn of electric utility scam

    GENEVA – Geneva police are warning residents and business owners of a telephone scam in which a caller claiming to be a “ComEd representative” threate ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Fire causes $175,000 damage to St. Charles home

    ST. CHARLES – A late-night fire Wednesday caused $175,000 in damage to a home on Royal Fox Drive in St. Charles, according to a news release issued by ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:48 am
  • Taste of the Town: Big plans for Radiant Raw Foods in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – As a former break dancer, St. Charles resident Deecee Chung said he knows the importance of fueling up properly before doing a routine.
    April 16, 2015 - 6:24 am
  • Mystery Diner: Barrel+Rye offers fine food, comfy dining experience

    GENEVA – For those looking for a comfortable place to kick back with friends after a hard day of work, Geneva has a fine new option.
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Jill Bartnicki

    Wayne resident Jill Bartnicki, 54, was in Geneva at a CASA Hands Around the Courthouse event when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chroni ...
    April 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia studying expansion of rental inspection program

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced their desire to make inspections of single-family rental properties more of a pr ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • KDOT announces roadwork plans in, near Tri-Cities

    Work, such as resurfacing, is planned for several roads in Kane County beginning the week of April 20, weather permitting, the Kane County Division of ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:32 pm