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  • Secretary of State offices to be closed on Election Day

    Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that all offices and facilities will be closed on Tuesday, Nov. 4, for Election Day.
    NEW: Oct. 23, 2014 - 11:13 am
  • The 5th Dimension to perform at Arcada Theatre

    The 5th Dimension dominated the music charts in the ’60s and ’70s and won seven Grammy Awards on the strength of songs like “Up, Up and Away,” “Weddin ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce seeking award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development and ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Batavia police officer struck during incident

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Police Department is seeking information regarding an incident in which a police officer was struck early Monday at Green Meadow ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Geneva police: Report of student with gun unfounded

    GENEVA – Geneva police determined that a report of a teenager allegedly seen with a handgun waiting for a school bus Wednesday morning was unfounded. ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Kane County to renew contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield

    GENEVA – Despite considering another insurance provider, Kane County will remain with Blue Cross Blue Shield, pending County Board approval next month ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • St. Charles police offer Halloween safety tips

    ST. CHARLES – With trick-or-treating set for Oct. 31, the St. Charles Police Department issued a news release sharing safety tips to make sure the nig ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • U.S. Bank building to become center for independent workers

    GENEVA – A new business, 25N Coworking Community, has bought the former U.S. Bank building at 25 N. Third St. in Geneva, officials said.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:58 pm
  • Retail center planned for Avenue Motor Sales building in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A developer plans to demolish the building that formerly housed Avenue Motor Sales in Batavia and build a retail center.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:55 pm
  • BatFest to feature family-friendly activities

    BATAVIA – Those who plan to attend Saturday’s BatFest in downtown Batavia should start warming up their pumpkin-rolling arm.
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:25 am
  • Batavia police officer hit during incident

    BATAVIA – The Batavia police department is seeking information regarding an incident in which a police officer was struck early Monday at Green Meadow ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 8:26 am
  • Police: Report of student seen with gun deemed unfounded

    GENEVA – Geneva Police determined that a report of a teenager allegedly seen with a handgun waiting for a school bus this morning has proven unfounded ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Oberweis, Durbin set for debate tonight

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis are set for a debate at 7 o'clock tonight. It will be streamed live at www.abc ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Smallcakes & Treats holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles join in helping to cut the ribbon to Smallcakes & Treats, which is at 17 W. Main St., Suite 12 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Slice of Life: What it's like to run Kuipers Family Farm

    MAPLE PARK – The stem fell off the 30-pound pumpkin as soon as Kuipers Family Farm owner Wade Kuipers pulled on it.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:08 pm
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