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  • Kaneland Connection: School board tackles long list of issues

    SUGAR GROVE – As Kaneland’s school board tackled a long list of agenda items at Monday night’s meeting, board member Ryan Kerry expressed frustration ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:25 pm
  • Long Red Line event set for Valentine's Day in Elgin

    ELGIN – The Long Red Line event – which supports One Billion Rising, a global movement against rape and interpersonal violence – will be held from 2 t ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:23 pm
  • Kane zoning panel votes 4-3 against addiction treatment center

    ST. CHARLES – A divided Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals voted 4-3 Tuesday against approval of a special use for a proposed alcohol and drug treatm ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:19 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 turns focus to middle schools after January facilities vote

    ST. CHARLES – While the St. Charles school board’s facilities decision last month settled the matter of whether Lincoln and Wasco elementary schools w ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:57 pm
  • North Aurora police issue advisory about possible child lure

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora police issued an advisory of a possible attempted luring of a child just before 4 p.m. Tuesday near Dee Road and Linn Cour ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:54 pm
  • Fire at Metra facility causes delays, cancellations

    Some Metra trains on the Union Pacific West line are being affected by a fire that happened this morning at a facility that controls all the switches ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:36 pm
  • 'Other Desert Cities' headed to Albright Theatre in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Albright Theatre will present "Other Desert Cities," by Jon Robin Baitz. The drama explores the hidden secrets that both hold a family t ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 4:27 pm
  • Kane state's attorney applauds pharmacy for programs combatting drug abuse

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – With drugs continuing to present challenges in Kane County, State’s Attorney Joe McMahon on Tuesday commended a nationwide phar ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Nationwide tax return promotion pays off for 2 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two clients of a tax preparation office in St. Charles each have nabbed $1,000 in a nationwide contest.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:50 pm
  • 25N Coworking celebrates 1st year in business

    GENEVA – As it celebrates its first year in business, 25N Coworking is inviting the public to its One-Year Anniversary Party: Work Hard, Play Harder f ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 1:10 pm
  • St. Charles keeps possibilities open for new police station

    ST. CHARLES – City officials know the St. Charles Police Department can’t remain in its existing facility, in its current condition, forever.
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 9:45 pm
  • Face Time with Jim Bosserman

    Batavia resident Jim Bosserman, 72, was at the James O. Breen Community Park in St. Charles with his golden retriever, Molly, when he answered 10 ques ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Memory cafe start-up meeting set

    ST. CHARLES – An organizational meeting for those interested in starting monthly social gatherings for those with mild dementia will be held from 10 t ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva house fire blamed on discarded smoking materials

    GENEVA – No one was injured during a house fire that appears to have started from the careless discarding of smoking materials just before 9 a.m. Mond ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:18 pm
  • Kaneville Road Dunkin’ Donuts is voted down

    GENEVA – Aldermen voted 9-0 Monday night against allowing a Dunkin’ Donuts at a Kaneville Road strip mall as a full contingent of neighbors came out i ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:45 am