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  • Chicago Irish band The Tossers to perform in Aurora

    Since 1993, Chicago band The Tossers has been entertaining crowds with its energetic blend of Irish folk and punk rock.
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva host family stays in touch with Danish student for years

    GENEVA – Bob and Sandi Boelke did not realize when they hosted Denmark foreign exchange student Frederik Liberti in 1996 that their relationship wit ...
    NEW: July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Teen sisters attend leadership summits at UCLA, Yale

    ST. CHARLES – Upon returning home from leadership summits in July, St. Charles East High School students Lily Lichner, 17, and her sister, Ali, 15, sa ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Construction of third parking deck tier to begin in Geneva

    GENEVA – While the Third Street commuter parking deck will be closed for about six months during construction of a third tier, the city will provide f ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Kane County government needs $2 million in cuts

    GENEVA – Kane County has a $2 million problem.Wednesday, Executive Finance Director Joe Onzick told ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • New website reports local coyote sightings

    Coyote hunter Rob Erickson has set up a coyote sightings page online for area residents to report seeing sick, injured or problem coyotes.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Electromagnet makes its final move; Fermilab experiment will study muons

    BATAVIA – Fermilab scientist Adam Lyon was busy snapping pictures Wednesday as workers helped move the 50-foot-wide circular electromagnet into place ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • New law to end ticket quotas; most local police agencies say they never had them anyway

    Nothing spoils a day like a parking ticket under a windshield-wiper blade or being pulled over for speeding.
    July 30, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • SUV crashes into vacant St. Charles building unit

    ST. CHARLES – A sport utility vehicle Wednesday afternoon went through the plate-glass window of an empty business unit in a strip mall on St. Charles ...
    July 30, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Batavia man charged with identity theft

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man has been charged with aggravated identity theft and other felony charges following a month-long investigation.
    July 30, 2014 - 4:51 pm
  • Kane County Animal Control announcement nears

    GENEVA – Kane County could have a new Animal Control administrator next month.Wednesday, County Boar ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Semi-truck destroyed in Batavia fire

    BATAVIA – A semi-truck owned by a Batavia company was destroyed in a fire early Wednesday morning. N ...
    July 30, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Porky Picnic to take place Aug. 9 in Aurora

    AURORA – Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen is inviting family and friends to attend the 20th annual Porky Picnic.
    July 30, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Campton Hills to host National Night Out on Aug. 5

    CAMPTON HILLS – The village's eighth annual National Night Out is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5, on School Street off of Route 64 in Campton Hil ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:18 am
  • Face Time with Lucy Martinez

    Batavia resident Lucy Martinez, 45, was walking around downtown Batavia asking for donations for the Batavia Music Buffs when she answered 10 question ...
    July 30, 2014 - 5:30 am
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