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  • Taste of the Town: Crazy Fox Bar & Grille finds cozy den in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The proprietors of the newly opened The Crazy Fox Bar & Grille in downtown St. Charles hope the name will be synonymous with crazy good.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:41 am
  • Kaneland School District issues statement on student death

    A 17-year-old Kaneland High School student was found dead Feb. 11, according to DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miler.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:27 pm
  • A master suite with a see-through fireplace: 24 photos of what $1.1 million can get you in Batavia

    Check out this luxury home for sale, a $1.1 million estate in Batavia. ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:40 pm
  • Jimmy Jamz Playhouse offers family fun in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Jimmy Jamz Playhouse just opened in The Quad – or Charlestowne Mall – in October 2016. It’s a place where parents can go and play with t ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Community Foundation salutes grant recipients at Batavia event

    BATAVIA – The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley held a Grantee Recognition Ceremony on Jan. 26.
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 11:52 am
  • Random Acts Matter to launch in St. Charles

    “Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have,” once said American cultural anthropologist Mar ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Picnic shelter reservations begin in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The Fox Valley Park District has started accepting picnic shelter reservations for dates between May 1 and Oct. 22 from groups of 25 or ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:22 pm
  • Former sheriff to deliver inspirational message at Batavia Brotherhood Banquet

    BATAVIA – Ken Ramsey, church deacon and former Kane County sheriff, will share his faith journey from carrying a badge to carrying a cross in an inspi ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Inspiration struck early for new Batavia firefighter

    BATAVIA – For Joshua Loynachan, what might have been a traumatic childhood experience turned out to be the inspiration for his choice of career.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • License revoked at St. Charles massage business

    ST. CHARLES – Mayor Ray Rogina, acting as liquor control commissioner, enforced local massage ordinances after a hearing at the Feb. 6 meeting of the ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Janeen Home Decor shuts store, keeps business in Geneva

    GENEVA – After seven years at 215 W. State St. in Geneva, Janeen Home Decor is closing, owner Janeen O’Brien said – but only the physical store is clo ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Postcard collection recalls simpler time for Elburn resident

    Bill Hewitt was born and raised in Elburn. At 81 ½, he said he is the longest living member of St. Gall Catholic Church.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Weekend 5: Monkee Micky Dolenz, Home Show, theater, exhibition among top picks

    HOME SHOW WHERE: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 1 ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• An outside window pane valued at $3,561 was reported damaged Dec. 30 at the First Baptist Ch ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Kaitlin C. Sandlin, 24, of the 1400 block of Meyer Street, Elgin, was charged Feb. 6 with theft.• ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 6:30 am