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  • DUI charges authorized in Blackberry Township crash

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Charges have been authorized against a 29-year-old DeKalb man who lost control of a vehicle in Blackberry Township, causing it t ...
    April 10, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Geneva Gratto closes; Rascal’s Tavern to open soon

    GENEVA – Gratto Italian Tapas in Geneva has closed, and its space, at 207 S. Third St., soon will house a new restaurant, Rascals Tavern and Grill, ac ...
    April 12, 2015 - 7:49 am
  • Noodles & Co. eyes location in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A national restaurant chain wants to move into the former TGI Fridays space in St. Charles, according to city documents.
    April 12, 2015 - 6:49 pm
  • Cities try to find new uses for buildings after businesses leave

    ST. CHARLES – Clothes now fill the aisles of what used to be a Dominick’s grocery store. In December ...
    April 11, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Two students hurt Friday moving tarp outside Batavia High School

    BATAVIA – Two high school students were injured this afternoon while attempting to move a tarp outside Batavia High School, according to a Batavia Fir ...
    April 10, 2015 - 6:10 pm
  • Torah scribe Nathan to visit Geneva

    GENEVA – Yochanan Nathan, a Torah scribe, will demonstrate how a Torah is created and written, sharing, as well, the rituals and laws that govern the ...
    April 10, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Death toll reaches 2 in Fairdale tornado

    FAIRDALE – DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miller said Friday that a second person was killed in the tornado that struck Fairdale on Thursday.
    April 10, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Creek Bend 'Garden Geek' volunteers sought

    ST. CHARLES – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is call seeking volunteers to become a Creek Bend "Garden Geek." Gardeners are sought to hel ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra hosts open house April 12

    ELGIN – The Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra will hold an open house event for prospective student musicians on Sunday, April 12, at the Elgin Community ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Daily lane closures on Route 31 will begin May 1

    Daily lane closures are likely as the Illinois Department of Transportation prepares to resurface South Batavia Avenue (Route 31) in Geneva this sprin ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:48 pm
  • Downtown St. Charles Partnership seeks performers for STC Live

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership will begin its summer program STC Live on Memorial Day weekend at the First Street Plaza, just sout ...
    April 10, 2015 - 12:32 pm
  • Geneva Earth Day event to take place April 18

    GENEVA – Peck Farm Park, 4038 Kaneville Road, Geneva, will host its eighth annual Earth Day Celebration from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 18.
    April 10, 2015 - 12:25 pm
  • Foster won't run against Kirk, backing Duckworth instead

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster won't throw his hat into the ring for Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's seat in 2016.
    April 10, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Authorities still searching for missing in Fairdale

    FAIRDALE – One person was killed in the tornado that touched down in Fairdale, several more were injured, and others remain unaccounted for, authoriti ...
    April 10, 2015 - 3:14 pm
  • Plainfield high school simulation gives students, parents lessons on drunken driving

    PLAINFIELD – The scene of a father confronted with the body of his daughter, who was killed in a drunken driving accident, felt real to Angie Beckman. ...
    April 9, 2015 - 11:13 pm