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  • Rocket Fizz St. Charles Festival of Fun set for Sunday

    ST. CHARLES – The Rocket Fizz St. Charles Festival of Fun and Walt Disney Birthplace Fundraiser events are set for Sunday, Dec. 6, with events at Rock ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:59 pm
  • Electric Christmas Parade sets records in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Electric Christmas Parade continues to set records.In a press release issued Tuesd ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Christmas in Geneva: Mild weather likely to bring big turnout for annual Christmas Walk

    GENEVA – The annual Geneva Christmas Walk begins at 6 p.m. Friday, featuring Santa Lucia, Graham's candy cane parade, the Great Tree lighting and the ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:39 pm
  • Kane County no-refusal operation nets 7 DUI arrests

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Residents from St. Charles and Geneva were among the seven individuals charged last week as part of the no-refusal operation he ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • Kaneland teachers voice frustration over negotiations

    SUGAR GROVE – Using words such as disappointed, disheartened and hurtful, dozens of teachers spoke Monday at Kaneland's school board meeting, urging t ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:42 pm
  • Teen faces criminal charges after incident at St. Charles park

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A South Elgin teen faces drug-related criminal charges after he was found at a St. Charles Park District property with nearly 1 ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • Starfish Animal Rescue to host fundraiser Dec. 13 in St. Charles.

    ST. CHARLES – Starfish Animal Rescue will host its fourth annual Santa Paws fundraiser at noon Sunday, Dec. 13, at Riverside Pizza and Pub, 102 E. Mai ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Bird walk to take place Dec. 5 in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Kane County Audubon has planned a bird walk for 8 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 5, at Nelson Lake/Dick Young Forest Preserve, which is at 39W115 Main ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 1:25 pm
  • 'Essential Christmas Carol' at Batavia library

    BATAVIA – At 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, author William Pack performs “The Essential Christmas Carol” as part of the Sundays on Stage program at the Batav ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 12:12 pm
  • Face Time with John Lasare

    Campton Hills resident John Lasare, 43, was with his son Aiden, 8, waiting for the St. Charles Electric Christmas Parade to start when he answered nin ...
    Nov. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles residents speak on mall site proposal

    ST. CHARLES – Presented with two similar proposals for the former St. Charles Mall site, residents on Monday called on Shodeen to do better.
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:41 am
  • Attorney Ken Shepro to face Lauzen in Kane County Board chairman race

    Former Kane County Board attorney Ken Shepro on Monday filed to run against incumbent Chris Lauzen in the Kane County Board chairman Republican primar ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Holiday in the Grove to kick off Christmas season in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Holiday in the Grove will begin at 7:45 a.m. Saturday in Sugar Grove, with a tree-lighting ceremony at the Community House, at 142 S. Ma ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Dreams Dance Academy celebrates ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join owner Jenny O'Brien to cut the ribbon to Dreams Dance Academy at 2460 W. Main S ...
    Dec. 1, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • St. Charles business celebrates 30 years with bash

    ST. CHARLES – Streng Design and Advertising isn’t about to let a significant milestone pass it by.Th ...
    Nov. 30, 2015 - 4:58 pm