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  • Kane sheriff's office seeks Citizens Police Academy participants

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for its 2016 Citizens Police Academy, which begins in March, accordi ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 3:00 pm
  • Geneva library closer to purchase of former Sixth Street School property

    GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library Board could vote to buy the former Sixth Street School property this week, if trustees get final details from Kane ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:46 pm
  • Home show heads to St. Charles in February

    ST. CHARLES – An event that has celebrated the spirit of home improvement, renovation and transformation for more than 30 years is set to return to St ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:23 pm
  • Fermilab to bring science to life during Family Open House

    BATAVIA – If your child wants to see the effects of liquid nitrogen up close and personal, Fermilab is the place to visit this weekend.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:52 pm
  • STC Capital Bank celebrates milestone anniversary

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles bank is celebrating 10 years in business, according to a press release.S ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:55 pm
  • Face Time with Nancy Caravelli

    St. Charles resident Nancy Caravelli, 58, was heading to a winter tour of the Fabyan Japanese Garden in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Crowd criticizes part-time staffing model for Fox River Fire District

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – About 60 people packed the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District meeting Monday to state their concerns with a sta ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 9:47 pm
  • St. Charles called to take ‘aggressive, proactive’ role in Active River Project

    ST. CHARLES – The chairman of the Active River Task Force called on city leaders Monday to take an “aggressive, proactive leadership role” in a projec ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • Elburn trustees again deny village administrator's resignation

    ELBURN – For the second consecutive week, members of the Elburn Village Board voted down Village Administrator Erin Willrett's attempt to resign.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• Cody A. Denison, 25, of the 1700 block of South Fifth Place, St. Charles, was charged Wednes ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 9:29 pm
  • Shining star: Kayla Mickelsen stays busy in Kane County as next 'American Idol' appearances loom

    GENEVA – Maybe you saw Kayla Mickelsen on stage during the 2013 Geneva’s Got Talent competition during Swedish Days.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:36 am
  • Peace breaks out in Batavia: People sing, shake hands, show goodwill

    BATAVIA – Peace broke out in Batavia on Sunday, as a small crowd of people shook hands, sang songs and lit candles.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 10:03 pm
  • Sound Off: More important than humans?

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: More important than humans? In last ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Morris Area Public Library gives retirement party for children’s library director

    The stories were plentiful, the thank-yous heartfelt, and the tears and laughter were seen and heard throughout the Morris Area Public Library Saturd ...
    Jan. 24, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • Batavia man injured by stabbing within moments of gunfire in Aurora

    AURORA – A Batavia man suffered a non-life threatening injury in Aurora early Saturday, moments after another man was fatally shot, according to an Au ...
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 7:37 pm