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  • Batavia aldermen recommend extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting recommended giving Batavia Enterprises a 120-day extension of the redevel ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:53 pm
  • Fund set up for former Sugar Grove library director now fighting brain tumor

    SUGAR GROVE – Beverly Holmes-Hughes, the former long-serving director of the Sugar Grove Public Library, is being treated for glioblastoma multiforme, ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • St. Charles CEO logs airplane miles for business, charity efforts

    ST. CHARLES – When David LeVan earlier this year appeared in an American Airlines in-flight video and magazine, friends all over the country took noti ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Owner of Eliza Jane will close shop to focus on sons

    ST. CHARLES – A downtown St. Charles fixture for nearly eight years is shutting its doors this month.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Flash flood watch in effect

    The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch for Kane County. The watch is in effect through 1 p.m. Wednesday.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Elburn Lions Club plans book drive

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club will host a book drive in support of its reading action campaign to combat illiteracy in the community, according to a ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Churches take different stances on gay marriage, relationships

    It’s not unusual for Jim Nicodem, senior pastor of Christ Community Church in St. Charles Township, to do a lot of preparation for his weekly messages ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:40 am
  • O’Reilly Auto Parts opens location in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – O’Reilly Auto Parts has opened a location in St. Charles at 1405 W. Main Street, according to a news release.
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 10:15 am
  • St. Charles committee backs Fox River closure for group's first area regatta

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday supported a national rowing group’s Fox River closure request for its first regatta in th ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Kaneland addresses superintendent search and pipeline project

    SUGAR GROVE – With the school district’s new interim superintendent taking her seat, the Kaneland School District 302 Board on Monday night began to t ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • 'Farewell to the Farm'

    KANEVILLE TOWNSHIP – Describing it as "a place of healing, hope and celebration," Carol Alfrey, the executive director of Conley Outreach Community Se ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:27 pm
  • Batavia prepares for homecoming parade

    BATAVIA – Motorists should be aware of traffic closures in downtown Batavia related to Batavia High School’s annual homecoming parade at 5:30 p.m. Wed ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:26 pm
  • Elgin man connected to local robberies gets 7 years

    An Elgin man connected to robberies, which took place last year in North Aurora, St. Charles, South Elgin and Carpentersville, has been sentenced to s ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • Batavia Enterprises seeking an extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Enterprises is seeking an extension of the redevelopment agreement for the proposed new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia as it wo ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 8:25 pm
  • U.S. House approves computing legislation introduced by Hultgren

    Today, the House passed without opposition legislation introduced by U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, which would jump start research into high-p ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 3:29 pm
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