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  • 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
  • Rosary Booster Club to raise funds at 35th annual Super Bowl event

    Mary Lou Kunold said a November call to her phone went something like this: “We’re by the outlet mal ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Judge orders primary election in Campton Hills

    A Kane County judge on Thursday cleared a path for six Campton Hills candidates, including two write-in candidates, to be part of a Feb. 24 primary el ...
    Jan. 30, 2015 - 6:55 am
  • Heavy traffic expected for George Kramer's funeral

    BATAVIA – Kane County Sheriff's Office officials have issued a traffic alert for Saturday morning in the Batavia area because of funeral services plan ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:26 pm
  • Mooseheart: Record number of visitors for holiday light show

    The 2014 Mooseheart Holiday Lights Show set a record for the number of visitors to view the lights displays, according to a news release. The show, wh ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:25 pm
  • South Elgin woman guilty in heroin death

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by th ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Kaneland candidates forum event set for Feb. 19

    SUGAR GROVE – Candidates vying for seats on the Kaneland School District 302 Board will be invited to a candidates forum, set for 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:47 pm
  • Lucky Day Lotto ticket worth $650,000 sold in Aurora

    AURORA – A store in Aurora sold a Lucky Day Lotto ticket worth $650,000, as it matched the numbers from the evening drawing on Wednesday, Jan. 28.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 10:04 am
  • Chit Chat: Batavia resident Laura Cianci pens first book

    BATAVIA – The storyline of “Silent Witnesses” – Batavia resident Laura Cianci’s first book – revolves around former FBI agent Alex Hayden, who – whi ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • D-303 receives highest marks ever in parent survey

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 recorded its highest mark ever in parent satisfaction during its annual Parent Satisfaction Survey, acco ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • Kane County Board committee to discuss coroner's overage next month

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell’s proposed budget amendment for 2014 is about to get another look.
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • Community college leaders respond to president's free tuition proposal

    With his recent proposal to provide tuition-free community college, President Barack Obama has placed such schools in the spotlight.
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 2:48 pm
  • Kaneland preparing anti-nepotism policy

    SUGAR GROVE – As Kaneland School District 302 prepares to update its policies, School Board members this week hammered out details on a new anti-nepot ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Ribbon-cutting held for Design Essentials in Geneva

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Thursday for Design Essentials, 407 S. Third Street, Suite 114 in Geneva.  Geneva Chamber of Comm ...
    Jan. 28, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • 'Short-term' solution proposed at Kane County Board meeting for sheriff's $1.4M loss

    GENEVA – Kane County Board members have taken the first step toward cutting the sheriff’s budget in order to make up a projected $1.4 million loss the ...
    Jan. 29, 2015 - 8:05 am
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