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  • Elburn fire chief seeks support in fighting referendum

    ELBURN – Kelly Callaghan, fire chief of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, on Monday night asked members of the Elburn Village Board ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Batavia City Council accepting applications to fill vacancy

    BATAVIA – The city is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 1st Ward Alderman Garra ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Batavia aldermen vote in support of medical marijuana cultivation center

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Batavia City Council's meeting on Monday unanimously voted to support an application for a proposed medical marijuana cultivatio ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • Kane County official: New Animal Control leader 'worth the search'

    GENEVA – Kane County's newest Animal Control administrator has been on the job for only two weeks but has long-term visions for the agency's future.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Fourth annual Fine Art and Writing Show to take place Sept. 17

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court will hold the fourth annual Fine Art and Writing Show, set from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wed ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Pottawatomie Garden Club meeting to feature program on 'Bulbs through the Season'

    ST. CHARLES – Pottawatomie Garden Club will host its general meeting Monday, Sept. 22, and it will feature Jo Ann Loebel's program "Bulbs through the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Police: St. Charles Township man flees from cops at 99 mph

    A St. Charles Township man is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from a traffic incident, in which he fled from police at almost 100 mph, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Unkempt yard in St. Charles Township leads to ticket for homeowner

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles Township homeowner whose yard “disturbed” neighbors by its lack of maintenance has been ticketed for its appearance, accor ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty to residential burglary

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles man must serve time in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to residential burglary last week, acc ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:43 pm
  • The Office restaurant set to reopen Oct. 8 after fire

    ST. CHARLES – The Office Dining & Spirits plans to reopen on Oct. 8, a little more than a month after it was damaged in a fire on Aug. 27.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Road closures announced for St. Charles East homecoming parade

    ST. CHARLES – Motorists should expect delays Friday afternoon in downtown St. Charles during the St. Charles East homecoming parade, St. Charles polic ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 1:07 am
  • Geneva aldermen prioritize Rt. 31 improvements

    GENEVA – Geneva alderman unanimously approved taking $208,000 from the city’s capital budget to have the cash available if the state would agree to tu ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve extension for Walgreens store

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting unanimously approved giving Batavia Enterprises a 120-day extension of the redevel ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • St. Charles City Council OKs 4-year Teamsters union contract

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday unanimously approved a four-year contract for one of its employee unions.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Time capsule to be reburied for St. Charles bicentennial

    ST. CHARLES – A vault with a time capsule that was recently dug up in downtown St. Charles will be reburied in a couple of weeks, said Peter Suhr, the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:07 am
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