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  • McNulty named new assistant regional superintendent

    Paige McNulty is taking on the first tasks in her role as assistant regional superintendent for the Kane County Regional Office of Education.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Group opposed to industrial park wants to address Batavia aldermen

    BATAVIA – Members of the group Keep Batavia Neighborhoods, which has voiced opposition to a proposed industrial park at Kirk Road and Wind Energy Pass ...
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Home staging valuable tool in real estate market

    Katie Meisenger looked twice at a Batavia home for sale in 2013, but she could not see herself and her family living there.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • North Aurora looking to form Boy Scout troop

    NORTH AURORA – The village has been without a Boy Scout troop for more than two decades. Veterinaria ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • TriCity Family Services’ Trivia Night set

    BATAVIA – TriCity Family Services’ Trivia Night is returning on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the Batavia Moose Lodge, at 1535 S. Batavia Ave. (Route 31), Bata ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Elburn Days to feature pie-baking contest

    ELBURN – New to the Elburn Days festival this year will be a pie-baking contest, which will take place on Sunday, Aug. 17, at the festival at Lions Pa ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Grace-period voter registration to continue through election

    GENEVA – State law has allowed an extension of grace-period voter registration through Election Day for the Nov. 4 election, the Kane County Clerk’s O ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Traffic reconfiguration to open Route 38 overpass lanes next week

    GENEVA – Starting Monday, one lane of traffic in each direction will be opened on the new Route 38 bridge over the Union Pacific railroad tracks on Ge ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:05 am
  • Green Fair on the Fox touts eco-friendly living in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Those who attend Saturday’s Green Fair on the Fox will find out how to make their lives more eco-friendly.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • N. Aurora man hurt in motorcycle crash

    AURORA – Jose S. Sanchez, 29, of the 100 block of East State Street in North Aurora, was charged Wednesday afternoon with failure to reduce speed, dri ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • The Holmstad throws party for 100-year-old resident

    BATAVIA – The Holmstad resident Gladys Northrup smiled broadly Thursday as she blew out the candle on the cake celebrating her 100th birthday.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:02 am
  • Former Mill Race Inn employees talk old times at reunion

    MAPLE PARK – They were not the ladies who lunch, but rather the ladies who served the ladies who lunched.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 9:01 am
  • Coroner announces accreditation, says office is 'worth investing in'

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell announced Thursday his has become the first coroner's office in Illinois to achieve accreditation.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Aldi recognized as nation’s low-price grocery leader

    BATAVIA – Discount grocer Aldi has been recognized as the nation’s low-price grocery leader for the fourth year in a row, according to a recent consum ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • McIlvaine seeking compensation from St. Charles for roof

    St. Charles resident Clifford McIlvaine is seeking financial compensation from the city for installing a different style of roof on his house than he ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 10:56 pm
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