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  • County eyes NIMEC as electric aggregation program consultant

    GENEVA – Kane County is on track to hire Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Collaborative as a consultant for its electric aggregation program.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Voters to pick between Fox River, Elburn fire districts

    Select voters in the Elburn fire district will decide Nov. 4 whether they want to join the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Police find no drugs during search at Jewel Middle School

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department and school administrators on Thursday morning conducted a police canine walk at Jewel Middle School ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • St. Charles North club teams up with horses at CR Ranch

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – When Big, a former national champion barrel racing horse, began to buck, Ryan True kept his cool.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Anderson Animal Shelter cats, dogs housed in Batavia while renovations underway in South Elgin

    BATAVIA – Anderson Animal Shelter’s temporary shelter in downtown Batavia will remain open until mid-November as work progresses on renovations to And ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Wasco Nursery displays half-ton pumpkins

    CAMPTON HILLS – The giant pumpkin at Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills looked every bit of its 1,241 pounds, its pale green and pink-orange skin offering ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • North Aurora resident to take part in breast cancer event

    Employees at BERNINA of America in Aurora, which bills itself as “the world’s premier manufacturer of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines,” today ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Blackhawks player to appear at North Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – Chicago Blackhawks player Ben Smith will stop by Inversion Salon and Spa in North Aurora on Sunday afternoon as part of a charitable ev ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Incident from 34 years ago surfaces at sheriff forum

    ST. CHARLES – When he was a young Kane County Sheriff’s deputy, Donald Kramer said he once drew his unloaded service revolver to demonstrate a quick-d ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Kane County, St. Charles police respond to manhunt in McHenry County

    HOLIDAY HILLS — The Kane County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit is assisting other agencies in a manhunt in McHenry County.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Hultgren to host forum on fraud protection for veterans

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum for Illinois veterans, their spouses and their families from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mond ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:16 pm
  • Elburn Dunkin' Donuts sees busy 1st day

    ELBURN – As Angie Larsen checked out Facebook on Thursday morning, she noted photo after photo of fellow Elburn area residents enjoying opening day of ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Tower of Power to bring signature soul music to St. Charles

    For more than 40 years, the band Tower of Power has been entertaining the world with its distinctive brand of soul music.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fox River Distilling Company opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – Several months after Penrose Brewing Company opened its doors in Geneva, the city now is home to a distillery – the Fox River Distilling Comp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 6:51 am
  • N. Aurora students to walk, run to raise money for school's PTA

    NORTH AURORA – Fearn Elementary School students will walk and run around their school to raise money for the school’s PTA.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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