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  • Swedish Days festival continues in Geneva, bringing ‘sense of community’

    GENEVA – Even with overcast skies and a threat of rain Friday, Geneva’s downtown was mobbed for the continuing Swedish Days Festival.
    June 27, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Car flattens mailbox, takes down tree on Trudy Court in Batavia

    BATAVIA – At 2 a.m. Friday, Sharon Witkowski was awakened by a loud noise outside her house at 241 Trudy Court.
    June 27, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Homeless man charged with criminal sexual assault in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 52-year-old homeless man has been charged in a sexual assault involving a 16-year-old girl, according to a news release issued by the Bata ...
    June 27, 2015 - 8:36 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • An Apple iPad valued at $608.68 was reported taken Thursday, June 25, from MV Transportation, Inc., 1896 Suncast Lane.
    June 26, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Local resources can impact your garden

    The “go local” movement has taken off in the past 10 years from local farmers markets to local retailer events.
    June 26, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Swedish Days Kids' Parade: 5 photos

    Images from the Swedish Days kids' parade Friday in Geneva. ...
    June 27, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Face Time with Nancy Fiebelkorn-French

    Geneva resident Nancy Fiebelkorn-French, 73, was at a charity garage sale for the Kiwanis in St. Charles when she answered 10 questions for the Kane C ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health care law

    In a 6-3 vote Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the federal government can provide nationwide tax subsidies to the poor and middle class, so they ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:14 pm
  • Batavia man charged with criminal sex abuse

    ST. CHARLES – A 22-year-old Batavia man was charged with felony criminal sexual abuse after officers caught him having sex with a 16-year-old girl in ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Heather Rooney on Thursday looked at the hundreds of soda bottles in front of her and smiled.
    June 26, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Closer Look: Economy showing growth since recession, but effects linger

    Has the economy recovered since the Great Recession?The answer will differ depending on who answers ...
    June 26, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Unemployment rate declines; job growth lags

    Kane County’s unemployment rate in May was slightly lower than the state and national rates, according to the most recent comparable data from the U.S ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Kevin P. Kelly, 28, of the 1300 block of Pine Street, Batavia, was charged Sunday, June 14, with possession of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana, failure ...
    June 25, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office police reports

    • Kevin P. Kelly, 28, of the 1300 block of Pine Street, Batavia, was charged Sunday, June 14, with possession of 10 to 30 grams of marijuana, failure ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Kaneland fiber optics project moves forward

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board Monday unanimously approved an intergovernmental agreement with the village of Elburn regarding a project that w ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:52 pm