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  • Valente 'vindicated' by ruling allowing him to stay on ballot

    SUGAR GROVE – Calling it a "bush-league attempt to try to get three people removed from the ballot," Tony Valente said he felt "vindicated" after the ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Genealogy workshops to take place at St. Charles Public Library

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is offering three free genealogy workshops du ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • St. Charles update: Phone service restored

    ST. CHARLES – Telephone service for the city of St. Charles is now completely restored, according to a news release from the city.
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 2:44 pm
  • Kane County Board member Vazquez dies at 51

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders on Tuesday mourned the loss of their colleague Jesse Vazquez. Board member T.R. Smith, who sat next to Vazquez, decorated ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Batavia starts planning for street improvements

    BATAVIA – Officials this year want to get a head start on planning for the city’s annual street program in order to save money.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • St. Charles woman charged with felony drug possession

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles woman remained in the Kane County Jail on Tuesday afternoon on a $200,000 bond after she was charged in December with seve ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • State’s attorney: Felonies down in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The number of felonies filed in 2014 in Kane County is down slightly from 2013 and show a larger decline over a five-year perio ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Engineering study to begin for I-88, Route 47 interchange

    SUGAR GROVE – The Interstate 88 and Route 47 interchange project this year is entering a new phase of engineering work, but the finished product still ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Kaneland teacher seeks former students for 5-year letters

    MAPLE PARK – Judy Fabrizius is looking for 20 former students from her family and consumer science classes at Kaneland High School.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Ole Awards will be presented at Batavia Chamber of Commerce event

    BATAVIA – Five Batavia businesses will be honored as 2014 Ole Award winners on Jan. 30 at the Batavia Chamber of Commerce Inspire 2015 event.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:30 pm
  • End of an era: Elburn pharmacist's retirement ends nearly 70-year tradition

    ELBURN – After watching Ken Gustafson spend decades working as a pharmacist in Elburn, one of his sons said it was wonderful to see his father finally ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Craig Hella Johnson to conduct St. Charles Singers

    ST. CHARLES – Craig Hella Johnson, a multiple Grammy award nominee, will guest conduct the St. Charles Singers in a concert program titled “Inspired” ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 4:26 pm
  • Kane County Board approves sale of Sixth Street School

    GENEVA – The Sixth Street School property in Geneva is on the verge of changing ownership.The Kane C ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • 'Road diet' open houses set in Geneva

    GENEVA – The public is encouraged to weigh in on a proposed lane reconfiguration to a segment of Route 31 at two open house events, Geneva officials s ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 12:38 pm
  • Challenged Kaneland candidates to remain on April election ballot

    GENEVA – The three Kaneland School District 302 Board hopefuls whose candidacy for the April 7 election had been challenged will remain on the ballot, ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:10 am
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