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  • St. Charles police officer earns honor for outstanding work

    The Kane County Chiefs of Police Association, in partnership with Batavia Moose Lodge #682, has announced that the winner of the 2016 Louis Spuhler Aw ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:17 pm
  • Fuel tanks removed at Batavia gas station slated for redevelopment

    BATAVIA – Underground fuel storage tanks have been removed from a vacant gasoline station property in downtown Batavia, signaling redevelopment of the ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Maple Park extends moratorium on water, sewer connection fees

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Board of Trustees approved a pair of ordinances during its board meeting March 7.
    March 14, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • School board offers moment of silence for 2 slain students

    ST. CHARLES – During a meeting March 13, the St. Charles School Board and members of the public participated in a moment of silence in recognition of ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Kane County state's attorney lauds special police training, academy to introduce youth to careers

    ST. CHARLES – Law enforcement officers from across Kane County learned how to deal with violent incidents resulting in mass casualties at a recent pol ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:06 pm
  • Newcomer Uher runs unopposed for 5th Ward alderman in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council will have at least one new face after the April 4 election.Mark U ...
    March 14, 2017 - 8:34 am
  • Couple launches new financial planning company in Geneva

    GENEVA – For financial advisers Mark and Lisa Bova, it is not just about the money, but also about inspiring clients to find a deeper meaning in their ...
    March 14, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • Geneva likely to rescind 2% restaurant tax

    GENEVA - After more than 2 1/2 hours of debate, Geneva aldermen voted 6-4 March 13 to direct staff to draft an ordinance to rescind the 2 percent Plac ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jeffrey N. Ward, 58, of the 100 block of Abbey Lane, was charged Jan. 6 with disorderly conduct for allegedly calling 911 and saying he had a gun in ...
    March 13, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • Man charged with felony DUI in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A Winfield Township man was charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence, according to police reports released under the F ...
    March 13, 2017 - 8:30 pm
  • 'Hello Dolly' to grace GHS stage

    GENEVA – “Hello Dolly,” replete with its 1890s-era matchmaking comedy-drama, will glitter on stage this week as Geneva High School students perform it ...
    March 13, 2017 - 6:30 pm
  • Waubonsee’s fast-track associate degree program reaches halfway point

    SUGAR GROVE – For the past several months, Viridiana Diaz has been in survival mode.The 22-year-old ...
    March 13, 2017 - 5:06 pm
  • St. Charles candidates share views at forum

    ST. CHARLES – The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County hosted a forum March 9 for candidates running in the April 4 consolidated election in ...
    March 13, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • ‘Laser Comedy Show’ to be held at Sugar Grove Public Library

    SUGAR GROVE – People of all ages are urged to check out a laser comedy show at 11 a.m. March 25 at the Sugar Grove Public Library.
    March 13, 2017 - 4:55 pm
  • Memory Café in Batavia to serve friendship and support to people facing Alzheimer's

    BATAVIA – The Memory Café Fox Valley's next informal social gathering where people in the early stages of Alzheimer’s Disease or other forms of memory ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:06 pm