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  • St. Charles preps for Fox Valley Marathon

    ST. CHARLES – Several roadways in St. Charles will be affected by the Fox Valley Marathon, St. Charles police announced Monday in a news release.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Batavia mayor says city not interested in Geneva’s plan for Route 31 improvements

    Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke said his city is not interested in being part of Geneva officials’ advocacy of Route 31 improvements that would reduce fou ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Batavia eyeing TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials are exploring the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Fox Valley Career Center course teaches students to ‘solve’ crimes

    MAPLE PARK – Omar Aguilar crouched down on the floor, studying a collection of blood spatters. The m ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Sugar Grove Chamber Scholarship Fair set for Thursday

    SUGAR GROVE – Students of all ages are welcome Thursday to the Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce’s fourth annual Scholarship Fair.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Elburn fire chief seeks support in fighting referendum

    ELBURN – Kelly Callaghan, fire chief of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District, on Monday night asked members of the Elburn Village Board ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Batavia City Council accepting applications to fill vacancy

    BATAVIA – The city is now accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 1st Ward Alderman Garra ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Batavia aldermen vote in support of medical marijuana cultivation center

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Batavia City Council's meeting on Monday unanimously voted to support an application for a proposed medical marijuana cultivatio ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 5:36 pm
  • Kane County official: New Animal Control leader 'worth the search'

    GENEVA – Kane County's newest Animal Control administrator has been on the job for only two weeks but has long-term visions for the agency's future.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:43 am
  • Fourth annual Fine Art and Writing Show to take place Sept. 17

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court will hold the fourth annual Fine Art and Writing Show, set from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wed ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Pottawatomie Garden Club meeting to feature program on 'Bulbs through the Season'

    ST. CHARLES – Pottawatomie Garden Club will host its general meeting Monday, Sept. 22, and it will feature Jo Ann Loebel's program "Bulbs through the ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Police: St. Charles Township man flees from cops at 99 mph

    A St. Charles Township man is expected in court Thursday on charges stemming from a traffic incident, in which he fled from police at almost 100 mph, ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm
  • Unkempt yard in St. Charles Township leads to ticket for homeowner

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles Township homeowner whose yard “disturbed” neighbors by its lack of maintenance has been ticketed for its appearance, accor ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 11:01 am
  • St. Charles man pleads guilty to residential burglary

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles man must serve time in the Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to residential burglary last week, acc ...
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • The Office restaurant set to reopen Oct. 8 after fire

    ST. CHARLES – The Office Dining & Spirits plans to reopen on Oct. 8, a little more than a month after it was damaged in a fire on Aug. 27.
    Sept. 15, 2014 - 10:41 pm
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