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  • Geneva aldermen eye city hall space needs, home rule

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen agreed to postpone working on a plan to address city hall space needs, but determined they wanted to hear more information ab ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 9:10 am
  • A national outcry: Awareness of domestic violence continues to grow

    The topic of domestic violence has been in the spotlight after the recent release of a video showing professional football player Ray Rice striking a ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 8:08 am
  • Grant to support Kane County drug court services

    The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant, the bulk of which is dedicated to purchasing residential trea ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Kane County sheriff hopefuls to appear at Elgin forum

    ELGIN – Kane County Sheriff hopefuls Don Kramer and Willie Mayes will participate in a candidate forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. today at the Gail Borden ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Second St. Charles Dunkin' Donuts store opens

    ST. CHARLES – The second Dunkin' Donuts store in St. Charles opened its doors Saturday, said Karim Khoja, one of the store's franchisees.
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 8:19 am
  • Geneva begins search for new economic development director

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva will be searching for a new Economic Development Department director after director Ellen Divita announced her resignation ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 4:55 pm
  • Sheriff hopefuls to appear at candidate forum

    ELGIN  –  Kane County Sheriff hopefuls Donald Kramer and Willie Mayes will participate in a candidate forum 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 30 at the ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 12:56 pm
  • Election Central 2014

    Learn more about candidates for office in local and state elections. ...
    Sept. 28, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Visitors bid farewell to Conley Farm

    KANEVILLE – Kris Conley was vacationing in Washington state in 1997 when her now-late husband, Bruce, told her he bought the farm – and he meant it qu ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Fridays closes in St. Charles for business reasons

    ST. CHARLES – Another business has shut its doors on the city's east side in the same month that a project's groundbreaking ceremony brought promise o ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • On-som' bel event showcases unique art for a good cause

    BATAVIA – The multicolored wig Lauren Schmidt wore Saturday added about three feet to her five-foot, six-inch frame, but surprisingly it did not weigh ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:00 pm
  • Geneva library board OKs contract for new roof

    GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library Board approved a construction contract with a roofing company, Pine, for a project in which the library will have i ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:18 pm
  • Schmidt’s Towne Tap in Elburn cited in liquor violation

    ELBURN – Schmidt’s Towne Tap, 107 N. Main St., Elburn, was cited in a liquor violation for serving alcohol after closing hours, records show.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:19 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to sexual assault

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man pleaded guilty in court Friday to videotaping sexual acts between himself and a minor he knew who was younger than ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • Campton Hills police respond to heated homeowner meeting

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village police Thursday night responded to a heated homeowner association meeting on reports of a potential physical altercation betwe ...
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:20 pm
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