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  • Health official says Kane County has no measles cases

    GENEVA – Although an Elgin Community College student contracted the measles, no cases had been reported in Kane County as of Wednesday morning, a heal ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:04 am
  • Woodstock natives honor Dick Tracy creator Chester Gould with documentary

    Yes, Woodstock has its groundhog, but it also has its Gould. The city has declared Feb. 22 Chester G ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Town house project gets green light in Geneva

    GENEVA – A proposal to build 30 new town houses adjacent to Geneva’s historic district won final approval this week from the Geneva City Council in a ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • St. Charles man, 81, charged with criminal sexual abuse

    ST. CHARLES – An 81-year-old St. Charles man is headed back to court later this month on a charge that he sexually abused a girl younger than 13 years ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Waubonsee Community College approves $6 hike in tuition

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College board trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a $6 hike in tuition starting this fall to make up for an e ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • 'Tough, but necessary': Rauner's plan draws mostly praise, some criticism from local leaders

    Gov. Bruce Rauner laid out a 2016 proposed $31.5 billion budget for Illinois on Wednesday, which one supporter called a "tough, but necessary plan" to ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Batavia officials continue to look at TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials continue to explore the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area. City officials hel ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Integrated Fitness Personal Training and Wellness Coaching holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in helping to cut the ribbon to Integrated Fitness Personal Training and Wellne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • St. Charles Episcopal Church holds Ashes to Go service

    Brenna Castagna of Geneva receives ashes from Beverly Nesbit of St. Charles Episcopal Church as part of the church's Ashes to Go program for Ash Wedne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Families sought for Adopt-A-Cougar program

    GENEVA – As part of the Kane County Cougars’ Adopt-A-Cougar host family program, the Cougars organization is in need of area families who are interest ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Break-in reported at Campton Township residence

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – Multiple items were reported damaged this month at a Campton Township residence that was broken into, according to a Kane County Sh ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Wind chill advisory set for tonight; record low possible

    A wind chill advisory will be in effect tonight, as the National Weather Service forecast calls for record-breaking low temperatures in the Tri-Cities ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: New fieldhouse makes Waubonsee facilities competitive

    For those who have driven to the north side of Waubonsee Community College’s Sugar Grove Campus recently, it is hard not to notice the new field house ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 7:15 am
  • Two apply for Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen next week will interview the two residents who have applied to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Batavia library officials request TIF funds for building improvement project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials are seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a proposed $950,000 building r ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:48 pm