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  • Face Time with Lisa Loss

    St. Charles resident Lisa Loss, 27, was at the Friends of the St. Charles Public Library book sale when she answered nine questions for the Kane Count ...
    May 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Campton Hills president, attorney say farewell at final meeting

    CAMPTON HILLS – The place of many contentious Campton Hills Village Board meetings over the past few months was instead bittersweet and joyful on Tues ...
    May 6, 2015 - 8:07 am
  • New Batavia School Board members Dryden, Lowe take their seats

    BATAVIA – New Batavia School Board members John Dryden and Chris Lowe on Tuesday took their seats on the school board alongside Batavia School Board ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:03 am
  • Kaneland students start Latin American club

    MAPLE PARK – One of the latest Kaneland High School clubs is planning a variety of activities next year to help Latino students.
    May 5, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Ribbon-cutting held for Abby's Breakfast and Lunch in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join owners Rob Mondi, Matt McCoy and head chef Abby Mejia in cutting the ribbon for ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Brewpub proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The owner of the Turf Room restaurant in North Aurora wants to build a brewpub in the village.
    May 6, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Study confirms effectiveness of county’s diversion program

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Anecdotally, Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and others with his office knew pre-trial diversion programs worked, but ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Batavia taking fresh look at proposed pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – City officials and staff will continue to look at ways to improve the safety of pedestrians and bicyclists trying to cross the busy intersec ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:04 am
  • Former Sugar Grove library director beating the odds against cancer

    SUGAR GROVE – A year after she was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer, former Sugar Grove Public Library Director Beverly Holmes Hughes ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Sugar Grove TIF passes with 3-2 vote

    SUGAR GROVE – In two 3-2 split votes Tuesday, Sugar Grove trustees approved a 634-acre redevelopment plan and the creation of a tax increment financin ...
    May 6, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Kane road projects on tap this season

    Construction barrels are out on Keslinger Road, a quarter-mile in each direction, and Elburn Village President David Anderson couldn’t be more pleased ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Geneva Chamber of Commerce hosts after-hours event

    Jeff Vekony (far left) of FocalPoint Business Coaching greets Gary and Mary Burge of Elements Massage during a business after-hours event hosted by ...
    May 6, 2015 - 12:10 am
  • Soil testing to be done on Batavia parking lot

    BATAVIA - The city's parking lot at the southwest corner of State Street and Washington Avenue in downtown Batavia will be closed on Wednesday for soi ...
    May 5, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • New era begins for Kaneland's school board

    MAPLE PARK – New member Ryan Kerry took his seat on the Kaneland School District 302 Board on Tuesday night, replacing Tony Valente at a short, but ev ...
    May 5, 2015 - 11:50 pm
  • Ribbon-cutting for Peck Farm renovations

    GENEVA – Geneva Park District officials recently held a ribbon-cutting to mark the completion of work to restore the front porch of the historic Peck ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:18 pm