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  • No clues yet into who set fire near Sam’s Club in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department continues to seek the public’s help in finding the individuals who set a fire in a field behind Sam’s Club on Ra ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:01 am
  • Batavia residents view plans for Main Street reconstruction

    BATAVIA – Batavia resident Mark Pepping believes Main Street is long overdue for improvements.“There ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Chamber seeking nominations for Batavia Citizen of the Year award

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for its annual Batavia Citizen of the Year award.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Police: Woman rescues kitten from storage unit, ex-boyfriend ticketed

    ST. CHARLES – A 58-year-old man was ticketed with animal cruelty last week after he locked his ex-girlfriend’s kitten in a container in a storage unit ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:44 pm
  • No-refusal operation planned for the day before Thanksgiving

    For the third consecutive year, the Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office will hold a no-refusal operation the night before Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • St. Charles police: Man shoplifts, goes to jail same day released from jail

    ST. CHARLES – After serving 90 days in jail for retail theft, an Aurora man last week stole a bottle of liquor – sending him back to jail, according t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:43 pm
  • Plans for wayside horns in Blackberry Township proceed

    GENEVA – A project that has been years in the making to reduce noise from passing trains in Blackberry Township is one step closer to fruition.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Yorkie attacked, killed by coyote

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles resident Diane Sturkey now knows the sad result that can happen when living in a suburban area around coyotes that no longer ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:02 am
  • Salvation Army seeks bell ringers in Tri-Cities area

    The Salvation Army TriCity Corps is in need of volunteer bell ringers for the holiday season. Opportunities are available at sites in St. Charles, Gen ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:04 pm
  • Hosanna! Lutheran plans 'Operation Christmas Child' campaign

    ST. CHARLES – Hosanna! Lutheran Church once again will be a regional dropoff site this year for “Operation Christmas Child." This is the ministry proj ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:57 am
  • Wallenda: ‘My faith plays a key role in what I do’

    World-renowned tightrope walker Nik Wallenda said he put his faith in God when he crossed a high wire suspended between two Chicago skyscrapers more t ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Geneva School District 304 proposes $84M levy

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board unanimously approved a resolution this week for a 2014 levy of nearly $84 million, an increase of $3.7 m ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Fox River fire district engine receives upgrade

    CAMPTON HILLS – Until last week, paramedics with the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District would have to wait for an ambulance to arrive at a ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Batavia United Way seeks help for families

    BATAVIA – For the ninth year, Batavia United Way is collaborating with Batavia School District 101 to buy gifts and food for families who are struggli ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Charles O. Origi, 22, of the 2000 block of Bayberry Lane, Hoffman Estates, was charged Thursday, Oct. 30, with battery.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:45 pm
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