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  • Batavia police officer hit during incident

    BATAVIA – The Batavia police department is seeking information regarding an incident in which a police officer was struck early Monday at Green Meadow ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Police: Report of student seen with gun deemed unfounded

    GENEVA – Geneva Police determined that a report of a teenager allegedly seen with a handgun waiting for a school bus this morning has proven unfounded ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Oberweis, Durbin set for debate tonight

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis are set for a debate at 7 o'clock tonight. It will be streamed live at ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Smallcakes & Treats holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles join in helping to cut the ribbon to Smallcakes & Treats, which is at 17 W. Main St., Suite 12 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Slice of Life: What it's like to run Kuipers Family Farm

    MAPLE PARK – The stem fell off the 30-pound pumpkin as soon as Kuipers Family Farm owner Wade Kuipers pulled on it.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • New Animal Control executive impresses county leaders

    GENEVA – Kane County’s newest Animal Control leader only has been on the job since September, but Kane County Board members said Tuesday he already ha ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Batavia aldermen asking for extension of downtown TIF district

    BATAVIA – City aldermen are asking the state legislature for an extension of its downtown tax increment financing District 3.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Deadline has passed for Batavia industrial park plans

    BATAVIA – If The Missner Group wants to build a proposed industrial park on the city’s east side, it will have to resubmit plans.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Ghost Hunting 101 headed to Sugar Grove library

    SUGAR GROVE – While an old Scottish prayer addresses being delivered from “ghouls and ghosts ... and things that go bump in the night,” the Sugar Grov ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Elburn, Fox River fire districts debate over debt issue

    In less than two weeks, select voters in the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District must choose to remain with a fire agency with no debt or ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • ‘Shop Elburn First’ logo winner announced

    ELBURN – The winner of the “Shop Elburn First” campaign logo contest is a Geneva-based graphic designer.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Road dispute leads to knife threat in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An apparent roadway dispute in St. Charles Township escalated into a road rage incident in which one driver threatened the othe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • St. Charles Township man attacked in driveway

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Despite attempts to call 911, a St. Charles Township man last week suffered injuries from a beating that left him bleeding in h ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • LaFox Road railroad crossing to be closed Wednesday

    On Wednesday, Oct. 22, LaFox Road will be closed to traffic at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 6:51 pm
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development, an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 6:05 pm
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