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  • Fox Valley Wildlife Center preps for busy season with baby shower

    ELBURN – The stories of Zihna, a red-tailed hawk, Wooka, a yellow-shafted northern flicker, and Toby, a box turtle, aren't those the Fox Valley Wildli ...
    April 19, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • Celebrating Earth Day in Geneva

    GENEVA – The blacktop in the blocked-off turnaround at Peck Farm Park in Geneva was filled with chalk pictures of rainbows, bluebirds, houses, trees, ...
    April 19, 2015 - 10:09 am
  • Attorney contests guilty verdict in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender this week formally challenged the guilty verdict in a Geneva man’s first-degree murder case.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:28 pm
  • Forest preserve renamed in Hoscheit's honor

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve Commission honored one of its own this week by approving a resolution to rename the Little Woods Forest Prese ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Multi-car crash leads to discovery of stolen registration stickers

    ST. CHARLES – A multivehicle crash last week led to felony charges against a 51-year-old woman after police discovered she had stolen license plate re ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jordan M. Hale, 23, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Sunday, April 12, with driving under the influence, driving with a bl ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Family takes on new eatery, sports bar in former Gratto location

    GENEVA – The former Gratto Italian Tapas is being transformed into a casual dining sports bar to be called Rascals Tavern and Grill, new co-owner Dina ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:12 am
  • St. Charles Arts Council to campaign for downtown center

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council will introduce its campaign for a downtown center for arts and education at an event next month, according ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • Courts seeking feedback from visitors

    GENEVA – Visitors to Kane County courtrooms between now and May 1 might be asked to weigh in on their experience.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Geneva OKs budget of nearly $91 million

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen recently approved a 2015-16 budget of nearly $91 million, an increase over the previous year’s budget of more than $89 millio ...
    April 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Valley Lodge Tavern opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A business that started on the North Shore opened a St. Charles location this week.Val ...
    April 19, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Pace weighs impact of proposed budget cuts

    Wanda Thomas is worried about how her clients at the Association for Individual Development will get to their jobs and medical appointments if million ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Good Natured: The irresistible sounds of frogs

    Last week, I traveled to southern Illinois to attend the annual Environmental Education Association of Illinois’ annual conference, “Bridging Gaps Und ...
    April 19, 2015 - 4:16 pm
  • Former reservist recalls Oklahoma City bombing 20 years later

    As April 19 approaches, Mike Fagel said he can remember the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 like it happened yesterday.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • No injuries as minivan crashes into Geneva liquor store

    GENEVA – No one was hurt Friday morning when a driver without functional brakes in his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan drove into the front of an eastside Ge ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:14 am