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  • Suspicious incident unfounded, says N. Aurora police

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora police officers are no longer investigating a suspicious incident that was reported to police Tuesday afternoon.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Second art studio tour on tap in Geneva

    GENEVA – The Greater Geneva Art Guild is hosting its second annual Studio Tour, a three-day event, for the public to visit a dozen members’ studios an ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • St. Peter Barn Sale to offer ‘something for everyone’

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Peter Barn Sale will be ready to offer something for everyone this weekend, as members of the St. Peter Catholic Church in Genev ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Campton Forest Preserve to host regional drill Saturday

    CAMPTON HILLS – Passersby near Campton Forest Preserve on Saturday shouldn’t be alarmed if they see search-and-rescue personnel, K-9 units and emergen ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Two more plead guilty in Kane County pot bust

    Two of the five people charged in 2012 in the trafficking of nearly 600 pounds of marijuana from Arizona to Illinois have pleaded guilty.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • Batavia aldermen discuss Prairie State Energy Campus project

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday discussed whether the city should ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • Tibetan Monks create a sand-painted mandala at Waubonsee Community College

    Tibetan Monks from the Drepung Loseling Monastery in India create a sand-painted mandala Wednesday in the lobby of the Waubonsee Community College Stu ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Libraries seek new cardholders during Library Card Sign-up Month

    About 60 percent of North Aurora residents are cardholders for the Messenger Public Library – a good percentage in Administrator Kevin Davis’ eyes.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Batavia's Art in Your Eye festival expands offerings

    BATAVIA – This weekend’s Art in Your Eye fine art festival will feature expanded offerings under the new leadership of the Batavia MainStreet organiza ...
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 7:04 am
  • County officials frustrated by wait for 2015 insurance information

    GENEVA – With a budget deadline looming, Kane County Board members on Wednesday expressed their frustration that health insurance costs are not yet kn ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Suspicious incident unfounded: police

    NORTH AURORA – North Aurora police officers are no longer investigating a suspicious incident that was reported to police Tuesday afternoon.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 7:20 pm
  • Students invited to Junior Historical Society meeting

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Heritage Center is bringing back its Junior Historical Society, which is a program for students ages 8 through 13.
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • Help plant 600 trees at Johnson's Mound

    ELBURN – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is calling for volunteers of all ages to help plant trees at Johnson’s Mound Forest Preserve as p ...
    Sept. 17, 2014 - 11:21 am
  • St. Charles preps for Fox Valley Marathon

    ST. CHARLES – Several roadways in St. Charles will be affected by the Fox Valley Marathon, St. Charles police announced Monday in a news release.
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Batavia mayor says city not interested in Geneva’s plan for Route 31 improvements

    Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke said his city is not interested in being part of Geneva officials’ advocacy of Route 31 improvements that would reduce fou ...
    Sept. 16, 2014 - 10:44 pm
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