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  • Wheelchair no obstacle for Kaneland grad

    MAPLE PARK – Deanna Muir was only 1 year old when she was injured in an accident in the driveway of her home. She suffered paralysis and since then ha ...
    May 20, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Aurora Central graduate leaves lasting impression

    Whenever Alex Vonderhaar walks near St. Patrick Church in downtown St. Charles, he will be reminded of his Eagle Scout project.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Elburn and Countryside Fire Explorer Post orientation night set

    ELBURN – Those between the ages of 14 to 20 who are thinking about a career in the fire or emergency medical services, or just interested in learning ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Clearing the way for Batavia Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Demolition began Tuesday of the former Swanson’s Hardware store/Prairie Path Cycles store at 122 W. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia to make w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 7:07 am
  • Geneva man plants thousands of tulips for spring display

    GENEVA – While driving on Fargo Boulevard near Route 31 in early spring, it is impossible to miss a kaleidoscope of color featuring thousands of tulip ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Chop Around the Clock event headed to Batavia

    BATAVIA – This year marks the 26th year Foltos’ Tonsorial Parlor at 7 E. Wilson St., Batavia, has produced the Chop Around the Clock event.
    May 19, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Avenue J Studios planning grand opening

    NORTH AURORA – Avenue J Studios will be celebrating the grand opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 28. A ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Hampshire bicyclist killed in crash

    HAMPSHIRE – A 68-year-old Hampshire man died Monday after his bicycle collided with a vehicle in an intersection near Hampshire, Kane County Sheriff's ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Geneva panel votes no on Onesti in-kind request

    GENEVA – Acting as the Committee of the Whole, Geneva aldermen voted 6-3 Monday to recommend against giving entertainment promoter $10,700 in in-kind ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Two men charged in St. Charles Township fight

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two men who were drinking together late Saturday began arguing and then fighting when police from four agencies were called to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • Batavia company paints guitar for The Who

    BATAVIA – While Psychotic Air owner Mark Daniels didn’t catch The Who’s recent show at Allstate Arena, he does have one of the band’s guitars in his p ...
    May 20, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Elburn approves new contract for full-time police

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the village’s full-time police ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Route 31 ‘road diet’ gets state revision

    GENEVA – The latest update on the “road diet” for Route 31 in Geneva is that the state is prepared to do the restriping, but with some modifications.
    May 19, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • St. Charles aldermen back 10 percent funding cut for outside groups

    ST. CHARLES – The mood Monday night was somber in the St. Charles City Council Chambers because of a vote to cut funding for groups that help bring pe ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:20 pm