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  • Three file for Sugar Grove village trustee race

    SUGAR GROVE – Three incumbent trustees have filed for three open Village Board seats in Sugar Grove for the April 7 consolidated election. Those who h ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Kane County to improve job application process

    GENEVA – Applying for jobs in Kane County government is about to get easier.The county is preparing ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Fitness goals don’t have to be New Year’s resolutions, trainers say

    Planning to make big lifestyle changes in 2015? Local fitness experts said waiting until Jan. 1 isn’t necessary.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • New Rotolo Middle School principal to start July 1

    BATAVIA – Bryan Zwemke said he is looking forward to getting to know the students and staff at Rotolo Middle School when he takes over as principal on ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • Sony cancels Christmas Day showing of 'The Interview' after threats

    Sony Pictures decided to cancel the Christmas Day showing of "The Interview" after several theater chains decided not to show the movie after threats ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Police: Motorist refuses to believe he was hit by train

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An injured motorist who sought help at a gas station last week knew his vehicle had been struck by something but refused to bel ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Loving care in supportive living

    The holidays are here, and regardless of age, most people really enjoy this time of year.   ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 3:04 pm
  • Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia to host multiple worship services Dec. 24 and 25

    BATAVIA – Bethany Lutheran Church, 8 S. Lincoln St., Batavia, will host multiple worship services on Wednesday, Dec. 24, and Thursday, Dec. 25.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Campton Hills trustees vote to extend police chief's contract - again

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills trustees voted late Tuesday to block the village president’s second attempt to remove the police chief.
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Hopefuls filing for Geneva offices

    GENEVA – Incumbent 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian filed nominating papers Tuesday, seeking a two-year term in the April 7 consolidated election.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:51 pm
  • Elburn resident Scherer headed to Antarctic

    Northern Illinois University geologist Reed Scherer, an Elburn resident, will ring in the new year in the Antarctic.
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Elburn Village Board approves purchase of new police cars

    ELBURN – The Elburn Police Department next year will replace two of its current squad cars with new vehicles, thanks to a purchase approval from the E ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • 'The face of the district': Leden introduced as Kaneland's next leader

    SUGAR GROVE – Todd Leden received warm applause Monday night, as he was introduced as the next superintendent of Kaneland School District 302. His son ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 8:23 am
  • New car for St. Charles raffle winner

    Cynthia Steimle of St. Charles (right) displays the raffle ticket that won her a new automobile – donated by Fox Valley Auto Group – in a drawing at t ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • St. Charles police investigate stolen mail

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department has an open investigation into several pieces of stolen mail, the department announced Monday in a new ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 8:10 am
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