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  • 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
  • Sugar Grove turns down request for video gambling at gas station

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove village trustees last month decided not to issue a liquor license to a BP Express Lane gas station at Route 47 and Cross Str ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • YPC hosts 2nd annual Foxtober Fest

    The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Council (YPC) held their second annual Foxtober Fest at the Tap House Grill in St. Charles.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland fall play features 2 casts

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School freshman Grayson Bilskey is ready for his first theatrical performance at the high school, but the presentation of “ ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • New Sugar Grove library director aims to stress what library can do, rather than what it does not do

    SUGAR GROVE – Even as a new director with new ideas at the Sugar Grove Public Library, Shannon Halikias said the long-term plan is to try again for an ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 Board continues tax levy discussion

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 Board members Monday approved a resolution to estimate the 2014 levy, but they couldn’t agree on a relat ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 7:51 am
  • Veterans earn praise, applause at Geneva middle schools

    GENEVA – The military veterans stood up to a thunderous standing ovation Tuesday in a packed gym during Geneva Middle School North’s 18th annual Veter ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia United Way seeks help for needy families

    BATAVIA – For the ninth year, Batavia United Way is collaborating with Batavia School District 101 to purchase gifts and food for families who are str ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 2:31 pm
  • Steeple Walk event set in Geneva

    GENEVA – The Steeple Walk returns Sunday, Dec. 7, featuring a variety of seasonal music concerts at four Geneva churches.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 2:10 pm
  • Actress to portray Amelia Earhart at Batavia library

    BATAVIA – Pilot Amelia Earhart is the subject of the next “Sundays on Stage” program at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S. B ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 1:54 pm
  • Kaneland board OKs tentative levy

    SUGAR GROVE – Teresa Witt, vice president of the Kaneland School District 302 Board, on Monday said the potential savings for a homeowner if the board ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:09 am
  • Service, appreciation and a 'whale of a price to pay' for freedom

    ST. CHARLES – Bread, doughnuts and drinks were spread on a table Saturday morning at the home of the St. Charles Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5036.
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 7:17 am
  • Mother starts fundraiser for injured Marine son

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles mother wants to raise $5,000 this month for her son, who was injured in Afghanistan while serving in the U.S. Marine Corps ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
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