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Local News

  • Voters mull $21.8M for new Geneva library

    GENEVA – Voters in the Geneva Public Library District will decide April 4 whether they will support a $21.8 million referendum to build a new library ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Think green: 5 Northern Illinois Conservatories and Greenhouses you must visit

    Need a reminder that spring is coming? Check out these five greenhouses and conservatories in Chicago, Elmhurst, Joliet, Oak Park, and Palos Heights.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • WCC student works toward a career with national parks

    As a child, Geneva High School graduate Alex Browere would camp with his mom and siblings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on North Manitou I ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Kane County announces 2016 final multiplier

    SPRINGFIELD – Kane County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Illinois Department of Revenue Direc ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Face Time with Bill Brauer

    North Aurora resident Bill Brauer, 51, was at an Elburn Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting at the Community Congregational Church when he answered qu ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:07 am
  • Batavia to draw climate experts to Green Night at the Movies expo

    BATAVIA – The ninth annual A Green Night Out at the Movies will feature a free documentary, “The Wisdom to Survive,” presented by the Batavia Environm ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • Batavia mayoral, aldermanic candidates face off at forum

    BATAVIA – Mayor Jeff Schielke and challenger Jason Stoops, a Batavia school board member, joined 1st Ward Alderman Scott Salvati and his opponent, Car ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:22 pm
  • Village Board continues preliminary budget discussions for FY 2017-18

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board continued fiscal 2017 budget discussions March 7 with plenty of questions for the police and public works department ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • New St. Charles police station site selection postponed

    ST. CHARLES –  The St. Charles City Council has postponed selecting a site for a new police station until May 1.
    March 8, 2017 - 7:26 am
  • History and luxury: 18 photos of a Geneva home for sale that was built in 1851

    Check out 18 photos of this $825,000 Geneva home for sale that was builtin in 1851, listed on Zillow
    March 7, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • St. Charles OK's development at old mall site

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on March 6 approved Shodeen Group's use of property on Route 38 just east of Randall Road for a development ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:32 am
  • Batavia to pay for AT&T relocation work for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – AT&T is putting the city of Batavia on the hook for costs it will incur in connection with the One Washington Place project.
    March 7, 2017 - 5:15 pm
  • Geneva aldermen approve engineering contract for street reconstruction

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a $67,100 contract March 6 for the engineering design of the reconstruction of Richards and Stevens streets.
    March 7, 2017 - 5:16 pm
  • St. Charles native to be inducted into Illinois Martial Arts Hall of Fame

    Rick Stellwagen retired from professional kickboxing about a decade ago, yet he remains quick with his hands, feet and one-liners.
    March 6, 2017 - 5:23 pm
  • Four D-303 students named National Merit finalists

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles East High School student Alan Koval, along with St. Charles North High School students Ryan Fahey, Kira Nutter, and Nicole P ...
    March 6, 2017 - 5:14 pm