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  • Higher user fees to help county balance budget

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have found a way to close the anticipated 2015 budget gap, but part of the solution will cost users of certain services ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • Zombie family fun run set in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles' zombie family fun run and walk is set for 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 19, along the trails of Primrose Farm, 5N726 Crane Road, S ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 6:58 pm
  • Geneva man pleads not guilty in murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP - A Geneva man indicted on two counts of first-degree murder in the death of his wife was arraigned on Wednesday.
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 5:00 pm
  • Top 10 challenged books of 2013

    The following are the 10 most challenged titles of 2013 and the reasons they were challenged, according to bannedbooksweek.org:
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Pop singer Niykee Heaton headed to Geneva

    GENEVA – Pop singer Niykee Heaton, 19, will return to her hometown briefly at 7 o'clock tonight for a reception on the courthouse lawn, 100 S. Third S ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • Powerball jackpot hits $225 million

    The Powerball jackpot for tonight's drawing now stands at $225 million, according to a news release from the Illinois Lottery. There were no winners i ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Marmion Academy educator Rick Holinger weighs in on Banned Books Week

    Banned Books Week reminds Americans about their freedom to read, and – every year – educators, librarians, book sellers, writers and readers come toge ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 4:48 pm
  • Babica named new Geneva public works boss

    GENEVA – Richard Babica is starting his duties as the new Geneva public works director, officials said.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 11:57 pm
  • Two synthetic turf fields will be part of Batavia School District 101 referendum

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members on Tuesday decided that it will ask for two synthetic turf fields at Batavia High School as part of a $15 milli ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • Elburn Lions Club car show set for Oct. 5

    ELBURN – The 21st Annual Fall Classic Elburn Lions All Wheel car show on Oct. 5 is a great event for a great cause, said Jeff Miller, one of the event ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:58 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves $85 million budget

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is projecting a $810,339 surplus in its budget for next year.B ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Hotel damages in St. Charles lead to charges for Roselle man

    ST. CHARLES – A Roselle man faces criminal charges on accusations he vandalized a hotel on the city’s east side, according to a St. Charles police rep ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Police question juvenile following St. Charles East football game

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police have a pending investigation into an incident that might have occurred at the St. Charles East High School homecoming ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 5:21 pm
  • Some in Elburn fire district must decide whether to join Fox River and Countryside

    Nearly four years ago, the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District – then known as the St. Charles Countryside Fire Protection District – promp ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:42 am
  • Residents enjoy nice, fall weather

    Riders cycle through the Fabyan Forest Preserve Tuesday morning. ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:17 pm
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