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  • Future of Elburn’s police department up for discussion

    ELBURN – Police coverage in the village could change significantly in the future, as officials seek solutions to pay for the pensions of Elburn’s poli ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Batavia presents Citizen of the Year award

    BATAVIA – In presenting J. Thomas Von Lunen with the 2014 Batavia Citizen of the Year award Friday, Batavia Public Library Director George Scheetz sa ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Crosstown Pub opens its doors in Batavia

    BATAVIA - Just in time for Sunday's Super Bowl, a new sports gastropub has opened in Batavia.Crossto ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Task force picks design team to develop Fox River plans

    ST. CHARLES – A task force focused on maximizing the potential of the Fox River has selected a design team to help carry out that goal.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • Vandals target outdoor lights in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – Vandals are making the lights go out in Campton Hills.The Campton Hills Police Depar ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Geneva murder trial delayed for 2nd time

    A trial for a 2014 Geneva murder case once again has been postponed, according to court records.Kane ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Geneva parking deck to reopen Sunday

    GENEVA – Although work is still needed on the new tier of the Third Street commuter parking deck, the structure's first two levels are set to reopen S ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 4:24 pm
  • Freeland Foods Inc. recalling the Go Raw Organic Sunflower Seed

    The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that Freeland Foods Inc. of San Jose, California, is voluntarily recalling the Go Raw Organic ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Arcadia Trading Inc. recalling packages of Red Thread Fish

    The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that Arcadia Trading Inc. of Brooklyn, New York, is recalling all packages of Red Thread Fish ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Winter storm watch to go into effect late Saturday

    The Kane County area is to be under a winter storm watch from late Saturday, Jan. 31, through Sunday, Feb. 1. According to the National Weather Servic ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • Joliet officer with a knack for catching bad guys retires

    JOLIET – “I am a great believer in luck. The harder I work, the more of it I seem to have,” Coleman Cox wrote in 1922.
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:53 am
  • Upgrades ahead for Kaneland student information system

    SUGAR GROVE – Students and parents in Kaneland School District 302 will see changes in the district’s Web-based student information system, which will ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Batavia weighing whether to join STEM school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members are set to vote Feb. 24 on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. Dunham STEM ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • Batavia consultant Aiston pleads guilty to DUI

    Batavia Economic Development Consultant Chris Aiston on Thursday pleaded guilty to an amended count of driving under the influence of alcohol, a misde ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Experts ‘cautiously optimistic’ at Economic Forecast 2015 event

    ST. CHARLES – Business, education and city leaders in Kane County on Thursday said there were a number of indicators that showed positive signs for th ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 9:14 am
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