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  • Pending bill includes funds for Fermilab

    BATAVIA – U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Illinois, on Wednesday announced the omnibus appropriations bill for fiscal 2015, which preserves federal funding ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 7:05 am
  • St. Charles man charged in fatal crash appears in court

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles man charged in a Nov. 28 crash that killed a 65-year-old St. Charles woman had his preliminary court hearing Wednesday.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Fox Valley Auto Group participating in raffle to benefit Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity; raffle winner will choose VW Jetta or Buick Verano

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Auto Group will participate in a raffle to benefit Fox Valley Habitat for Humanity, a Christian housing ministry based in Mon ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 2:24 pm
  • Fourth annual Colonial Cafe Match Day to take place Dec. 13

    The fourth annual Colonial Cafe Match Day – benefiting the Salvation Army – will take place Saturday, Dec. 13.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 1:58 pm
  • Officials react to the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

    Local and state officials are sharing their thoughts and feelings today upon hearing about the passing of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka:
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Batavia recommends approval of second extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting recommended approval of a second extension of the redevelopment agreement for ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • Second lawsuit filed in 2012 fatal Campton Hills crash

    A former Elburn woman who was injured in a fatal 2012 head-on Campton Hills crash has sued the estate of a Wisconsin woman who died in the crash, as w ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • ‘Deep cleaning’ planned for Kaneland schools in light of recent flu concerns

    “Deep cleaning” of all schools in Kaneland School District 302 was to take place Tuesday night after students and staff members had experienced flu sy ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Sugar Grove residents to see increase in taxes next year

    SUGAR GROVE – Residents will see their village property taxes increase by an average of $7.30 next year as the result of a $1.54 million tax levy tha ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Thanksgiving Eve operation nets 7 drunken driving arrests

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County’s Thanksgiving Eve no-refusal operation resulted in seven drunken driving arrests.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:40 pm
  • Ribbon cut to Healing Space in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join in cutting the ribbon to Healing Space, LLC, a health and wellness center at 2075 Foxfield Road, Suite ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:39 pm
  • Longtime Methodist pastor Larry Hilkemann dies at 71

    GENEVA – Larry Hilkemann spent 45 years in ministry in the United Methodist Church. Even after he retired, he still served congregations, said the Rev ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • Forest Preserve Commission elects new leader

    GENEVA – For the first time in 12 years, the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission has a new leader.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:37 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Santa, treats and holiday fun at Christmas in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE – Paxton Greiff approached Santa Claus, then took a step back. He took a candy cane, waited a second, then moved closer.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Nativity scenes help churches bring their messages to life

    As the time drew near for the main happening at Saturday’s “Silent Night Live” event at Hosanna! Lutheran Church in St. Charles, visitors crowded arou ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:41 am
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