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  • Domestic violence more than ‘an NFL problem’

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The recent release of a video showing professional football player Ray Rice striking a woman, now his wife, in a casino elevato ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • St. Charles prepares for Scarecrow Fest

    ST. CHARLES – Alternate routes of travel around downtown St. Charles are encouraged this weekend because of the annual St. Charles Scarecrow Fest, St. ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 6:59 pm
  • Portion of LaFox Road to be closed

    CAMPTON HILLS – LaFox Road, between Campton Hills Road and Route 38 in Campton Township, will be closed to through traffic from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 12:02 am
  • Elburn board backs Elburn fire district in referendum

    ELBURN – Village board members Monday night unanimously approved a resolution opposing the potential disconnection of some of the Elburn fire district ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 7:09 am
  • Batavia teacher previously involved in Fifth Amendment dispute retires

    BATAVIA – With no public comment, Batavia School Board members on Monday unanimously approved the retirement of Batavia High School social studies tea ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:59 pm
  • Settlements reached in Aquascape roof collapse lawsuit

    ST. CHARLES – A series of settlements were recently reached in a lawsuit tied to the 2011 Aquascape roof collapse in St. Charles, according to court r ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Campton Hills trustee files police report against village president

    CAMPTON HILLS – A Campton Hills village trustee has filed a police report against the village president, alleging Patsy Smith pushed him, according to ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Campton Hills eyes code of conduct for elected officials

    CAMPTON HILLS – As a consultant worked with Campton Hills officials to create an employee handbook, it occurred to Village President Patsy Smith that ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Geneva oncologist shares what it's like to treat breast cancer patients

    GENEVA – Dr. Perry Menini knows a lot of what he says in his initial contact with patients likely won’t be heard.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Demolition ahead for North Aurora Activity Center

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees at Monday’s Committee of the Whole meeting moved ahead with the demolition of the North Aurora Activity Center.
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Deli, imported goods store to open in downtown St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A business that will focus on deli food, imported goods and high-end spirits is coming later this month to downtown St. Charles, its own ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Derick Dermatology celebrates opening of Elgin location

    Derick Dermatology celebrated the opening of its location at 1600 N. Randall Road, Elgin. The 15,000-square-foot facility offers medical, surgical and ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 10:35 am
  • Voter registration period to end

    GENEVA – The last day to register to vote for the Nov. 4 general election is today, according to a news release issued by Kane County Clerk John A. Cu ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • The Office prepares to reopen after fire

    ST. CHARLES – On Monday, crews from Assurance Cleaning and Restoration were doing a final scrubbing inside The Office Dining & Spirits in preparation ...
    Oct. 7, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Steel Beam to feature 'Gifted,' which explores bullying

    ST. CHARLES – The Steel Beam Theatre of St. Charles introduces a new traveling theater troupe that will perform a play exploring the impact that bully ...
    Oct. 6, 2014 - 3:03 pm
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