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  • St. Charles hydrant flushing begins Monday

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Works Water Division will begin its annual spring hydrant flushing Monday, according to a news release.
    April 9, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Batavia police, fire to take on teachers during basketball game

    BATAVIA – The Batavia police and fire departments will take on Batavia School District 101 teachers during a basketball game April 25 to raise money ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • St. Charles Arbor Day celebration set for April 24

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Tree Commission invites community members all ages to an annual celebration of trees later this month, according to a ne ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Kaneland arts fest welcomes ‘the circus’

    MAPLE PARK – A circus atmosphere is headed to the annual Kaneland Community Arts Festival, and the event’s executive director said that’s a great thin ...
    April 10, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Truck once shown by father rediscovered by St. Charles son

    ST. CHARLES – In 2013, Daniel Serewicz discovered a 1985 Ford F-250 pickup truck on Craigslist that looked awfully familiar.
    April 10, 2015 - 3:15 pm
  • New CASA child advocates sworn in

    Judge William Parkhurst swears in more than two dozen new CASA Kane County child advocates Thursday during the11th Annual Hands Around the Courthouse ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Tornado touchdowns reported near Kirkland

    Two separate tornado touchdowns have been reported near the village of Kirkland. According to report ...
    April 9, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Tornado touchdowns reported near Kirkland in DeKalb County

    Two separate tornado touchdowns have been reported near the village of Kirkland, and a tornado warning is in effect in for DeKalb County until 7:45 p. ...
    April 10, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • Actress Octavia Spencer talks writing with Geneva sixth-graders

    GENEVA – Geneva sixth-graders probably didn't expect to get homework Thursday from Academy Award winner Octavia Spencer.
    April 10, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • 'Grow Your Own Groceries – in Containers' seminar to take place April 12

    BATAVIA – The Just Food Initiative will host a seminar called "Grow Your Own Groceries – in Containers" from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 12, at Calva ...
    April 9, 2015 - 1:08 pm
  • Cool, dry weather expected after rainy Thursday

    Kane County will have a brief period of cool and dry weather after sustained periods of rain Thursday, according to the National Weather Service.
    April 9, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Chit Chat: Enthusiast carries on lost art of mapmaking

    GENEVA – St. Charles resident Jill Miller admits she is an extremely detail-oriented person. That tr ...
    April 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Windmill City Fest moving to Engstrom Park this summer

    BATAVIA – With Houston Street in downtown Batavia set to be reconstructed by the summer, the Batavia Park District is being forced to move Windmill Ci ...
    April 9, 2015 - 7:29 am
  • Zonta Club of St. Charles to host Lunafest film festival tonight

    ST. CHARLES – The Zonta Club of St. Charles, Geneva and Batavia tonight will host a traveling film festival for the first time in the Tri-Cities.
    April 8, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Police: Utility scam continues to hit St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Another local business was contacted by someone claiming to be with the city of St. Charles Electric Utility, St. Charles police announc ...
    April 8, 2015 - 10:30 pm