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  • Face Time with Mary Blackburn

    Streamwood resident Mary Blackburn, 75, was resting near Third Street in Geneva after shopping at The Little Traveler when she answered nine questions ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles continues video gaming discussion to October

    ST. CHARLES – The debate about video gaming will continue in St. Charles, as the City Council on Monday failed to support a motion to deny a proposed ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Batavia aldermen vote, 13-1, to change comprehensive plan

    BATAVIA – All but one member of the Batavia City Council on Monday voted in favor of amending the city’s comprehensive plan.
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Geneva aldermen pass on meeting with business owners on downtown district

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen decided against hosting a community meeting with business and property owners downtown to discuss creating a business distric ...
    Sept. 22, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • ComEd's Grand Prairie Gateway taking shape in Kane County

    The Grand Prairie Gateway – a ComEd project that received strong opposition from some residents – is becoming a reality, as the utility company has in ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Best Under 40: Roman Seckel 'compassionate,' 'a good listener'

    Roman Seckel will likely never be on an episode of “Suits” or “Boston Legal.” Seckel, an attorney for Drendel & Jansons Law Group based in Batavia and ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:02 am
  • Best Under 40: Batavia native gets involved

    Stacie Barnett started down the path to community involvement when a United Way executive director pulled her aside after a Batavia Women in Business ...
    Sept. 23, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • Rotolo Middle School community mourns after student dies

    BATAVIA – A current student of Rotolo Middle School in Batavia died sometime over the weekend, Batavia School District 101 spokeswoman Sue Gillerlain ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 6:34 pm
  • Hultgren accepting intern applications

    CAMPTON HILLS – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, announced he is now accepting applications for fall 2015 and spring 2016 semester internships in bo ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:23 pm
  • Let’s Go Fly a Kite event headed to Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Park District presents Let’s Go Fly a Kite, a kite festival geared for families, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 3 ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 1:03 pm
  • Traffic advisories set for St. Charles North homecoming parade

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North High School homecoming parade will be held starting at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, on Route 64 in St. Charles. The pa ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Fall rummage sale to take place Sept. 25 and 26 in South Elgin; items can still be donated

    An annual fall rummage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 25, and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, at the South Elgin ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 9:11 am
  • Sound Off: Appreciating the honesty

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Appreciating the honesty I would like ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Geneva man indicted in embezzlement scheme

    The founding member of a Geneva investment firm has been indicted on accusations that he embezzled client funds in a nearly $4 million fraud scheme th ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Palooza attracts pooches, families to St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Eight-year-old Emily Maramba struggled to control her dog, a hound-retriever mix named Penny, on Sunday as three judges determi ...
    Sept. 21, 2015 - 10:45 pm