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  • Rauner greets voters at Portillo's in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner had a receptive audience when he stopped in Portillo’s restaurant in Batavia Friday night as ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:33 am
  • St. Charles gets low grade in online transparency audit

    ST. CHARLES – A nonprofit, statewide research and education organization on Thursday gave St. Charles a failing score for online transparency after a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:30 am
  • Russell discusses budget

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell on Friday told Kane County Board members that he will keep his annual budget at $843,000 as part of a promise ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • St. Charles cycling club's trek helps girl battling cancer

    ST. CHARLES – Members of a St. Charles cycling club rode bikes from Salt Lake City to Denver earlier this month to raise money for a girl battling can ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • Geneva man charged with disorderly conduct in standoff

    GENEVA – A 66-year-old Geneva man has been charged with disorderly conduct in an incident in which Geneva police said he fired a handgun outside of hi ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Burial vault, containing time capsule, unearthed in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Workers recently unearthed a burial vault as part of a parking lot renovation project next to the St. Charles Municipal Building.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 5:37 pm
  • Geneva man charged with disorderly conduct in standoff incident

    GENEVA – A 66-year-old Geneva man has been charged with disorderly conduct in an incident in which Geneva police said he fired a handgun outside of hi ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Geneva library board sets 2nd special meeting on roof replacement, repairs

    GENEVA – Geneva Public Library trustees postponed a decision on a new roof at a special meeting Thursday, choosing to delay action for a week while ge ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • St. Charles Jazz Weekend runs through Sunday

    ST. CHARLES – Jazz will fill downtown St. Charles this weekend during the third annual St. Charles Jazz Weekend.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Woman pleads guilty in theft from lawyer’s office

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A woman accused of stealing more than $150,000 from a St. Charles law firm pleaded guilty Thursday.
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 12:31 pm
  • Sugar Grove teen trying to raise awareness about poverty

    SUGAR GROVE – Through her work as a volunteer at the Between Friends Food Pantry in Sugar Grove, Aurora Central Catholic High School sophomore Sarah F ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:59 pm
  • Al Capone’s Hideaway to be bought, renovated, reopened

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Closed since February 2012, the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property is to be bought by the owners of Alley 64 i ...
    Sept. 12, 2014 - 8:25 am
  • New barbershop opens in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The 1920s-era barbershop chairs help make Beardsgaard Barbers look and feel like an old-time barbershop.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 8:53 pm
  • Sheriff Perez seeks nominations for Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year award

    Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez is seeking nominations for the 2014 Roscoe Ebey Citizen of the Year award.
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 6:06 pm
  • Hultgren speaks of high school classmate Beamer on 9/11 anniversary

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, on Thursday spoke about the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Hultgren said he recently visited Shan ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:37 pm
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