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  • Emily Kay Salon to move to new location, get new name

    Emily Strong was just 3 years old when she realized she wanted to be a hairstylist for a living, thanks to learning how to braid from her baby sitter’ ...
    May 20, 2016 - 3:55 pm
  • St. Charles police increase traffic enforcement through Memorial Day

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police are boosting enforcement of seat belt and DUI laws through the Memorial Day weekend, the St. Charles Police Departmen ...
    May 25, 2016 - 8:19 am
  • District 303 'thinking big,' 'starting small' with night school

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles’ high schools are preparing to give some students another way to get their education.
    May 20, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Elburn Explorer Post hosts fundraiser with Buona Beef

    ELBURN – Explorer Post 1357 will be hosting a fundraiser with Buona Beef from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 21 at Elburn & Countryside Fire Protection Dist ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:43 am
  • Hey, readers! Why do you love Batavia?

    “I moved here with my family from Streamwood. I absolutely love Batavia because it feels like home. Everyone waves and says hello. There is so much to ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia grad ready for next challenge

    BATAVIA – It’s a common hope to leave something in better condition than you found it. With Batavia seniors leading the way into graduation season, ha ...
    May 20, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles revokes spa's massage license

    ST. CHARLES – The city – which revoked three massage licenses in April – has revoked yet another such license, according to a St. Charles news release ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:21 pm
  • Kane County road worker dies in crash

    SUGAR GROVE – A 44-year-old Kane County Department of Transportation worker died the morning of May 19 while filling in a pothole just north of Lasher ...
    May 20, 2016 - 11:28 am
  • Batavia-inspired artist paints the town

    BATAVIA – For the past few months, Christopher Cudworth has been piecing together the themes of Batavia. The city’s wildlife, progression in science a ...
    May 20, 2016 - 8:44 am
  • Batavia, Geneva police to team up on Dunkin’ Donuts rooftops May 20 for Torch Run

    BATAVIA — Don’t panic and think something is wrong when you see local police officers on the roof of the Dunkin’ Donuts located at 2002 W. Wilson St., ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:16 pm
  • Traffic signal improvements in northern St. Charles Township scheduled to start May 19

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Traffic signal improvements in northern St. Charles Township are expected to require the closure of two side streets.
    May 19, 2016 - 8:02 am
  • Third Friday Community Dinner to take place May 20 in Geneva

    GENEVA – The Third Friday Community Dinner will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. May 20 at Fox Valley Presbyterian Church, 227 East Side Drive, Geneva.
    May 20, 2016 - 8:46 am
  • Hosanna! Lutheran Church to celebrate 30th anniversary of pastor’s ordination

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Hosanna! Lutheran Church, 36W925 Red Gate Road, St. Charles Township, will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Senior Pastor John ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:59 am
  • St. Charles Breakfast Rotary’s charity fundraiser set for May 24 at McNally’s

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Breakfast Rotary’s annual charity fundraiser, 50/50 Night, is set for 6 to 8 p.m. May 24 at McNally’s Traditional Irish ...
    May 19, 2016 - 7:57 am
  • Alzheimer’s patient reported missing is found

    The Kane County Sheriff’s Office has communicated that an Alzheimer’s patient reported missing has been found, according to a press release issued lat ...
    May 19, 2016 - 6:56 am