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  • St. Charles roof fire causes $7K damage

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to a roof fire at Pyramid Manufacturing, 3815 Illinois Ave., St. Charles, at 7:39 a.m. Ja ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 4:46 pm
  • Batavia library lecture to feature Lincoln, school history labs

    BATAVIA – “Lincoln and the Spirit of Improvement” will be the next program in the Batavia Public Library’s New Lyceum Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Vehicle strikes St. Charles squad; occupants transported to Delnor

    At approximately 4:26 a.m. Jan. 15, Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputies were notified that Elburn police were pursuing a Dodge Avenger traveling eas ...
    Jan. 16, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Drug court's longtime public defender Benjamin leaves for national post

    For the last 10 years, Melynda Benjamin was the public defender serving in the Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 7:11 pm
  • North Aurora police seek witnesses in Jan. 14 drive-by shooting

    NORTH AURORA –áThe North Aurora Police Department has released photos and asks witnesses and the public to step forward as it continues to investigate ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 8:40 am
  • Waterline Writers of Batavia to host Teen Writers and Artists Project

    BATAVIA – Waterline Writers will showcase some of the talents represented by the Teen Writers and Artists Project at 7 p.m. Jan. 15 at Water Street St ...
    Jan. 14, 2017 - 6:50 pm
  • Home-rule referendum knocked off Batavia ballot

    BATAVIA – The referendum question designed to revoke Batavia’s home-rule powers will not appear on the April 4 election ballot.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 7:13 pm
  • Super Shuffle 5K brings out the brave for winter run in Geneva

    GENEVA –áNo snow, wind, ice or rain will keep the intrepid runners of the Geneva Park District’s seventh annual Super Shuffle 5K from their appointed ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 11:17 am
  • Waubonsee to feature travel show Feb. 1

    SUGAR GROVE – Cynthia Clampitt has spent 45 years on the road.She’s been to 37 countries and has wal ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:57 pm
  • Weekend 5: Rock music in St. Charles, theater, art, farmers market among highlights

    INFINITY TO ROCK ARCADAWHERE: Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. CharlesWHEN: 8 p.m. Jan. 13COST & ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • Curds & Whey Cheese in Geneva reels in fish

    GENEVA – What’s in a name? In the case of Curds & Whey Cheese Company, not only are artisan cheeses available but also fish, breads and olives.
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 1:01 pm
  • Fire district candidates to stay on ballot

    GENEVA –áThe Kane County Electoral Board ruled Jan. 12 that two candidates for the Fox River Countryside Fire Protection District can stay on the Apri ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 5:59 pm
  • Kaneland, Burlington Central high schools to reach security agreement with Kane County

    Concerns about having school resource officers stationed full-time at Burlington Central and Kaneland High School should be put to rest if both of the ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Storytelling Through Movement program to get kids dancing at Sugar Grove library

    SUGAR GROVE –áDancing and storytime will come together at the Sugar Grove Public Library this month for “Storytelling Through Movement.”
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 1:51 pm
  • Ragamuffin pet grooming salon opens in Elburn

    ELBURN – Melanie Gilbert and her husband recently moved to Elburn, where she has opened a full-service pet grooming salon, Ragamuffin, in her home.á
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:53 pm