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  • Marklund 5K draws bigger crowd in its second year

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Not long after dawn on Sunday, hundreds of people gathered at Marklund near Geneva for the nonprofit organization's second annua ...
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • St. Charles Butera store to close by Nov. 1

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles location of a family-owned supermarket chain will close its doors by Nov. 1, the store's manager said Saturday.
    Oct. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • BatFest attendance reaches 3,000 in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The summer-like weather on Saturday played a big role in packing downtown Batavia with residents for the annual BatFest, its organizers said ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 7:42 pm
  • Woofbeach adding Geneva location for dog grooming, training business

    GENEVA – Dog grooming and training company Woofbeach will open a second location in Geneva.Woofbeach ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 3:38 pm
  • Campton Hills village president appoints former trustee as interim clerk

    CAMPTON HILLS – The village of Campton Hills has an interim clerk, and he’s a familiar face to its residents.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Vignette Home Decor in Batavia to host fundraising event for CASA

    BATAVIA – A group of independently owned businesses will be teaming up to raise funds for CASA Kane County.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Batavia aldermen to review request for Prairie State investigation

    BATAVIA – The language regarding a request to the Attorney General’s Office for an investigation of Prairie State Energy Campus has been drafted.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Kane County offices propose higher fees

    GENEVA – Getting married soon will cost more in Kane County.The County Clerk’s Office – which handle ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Heartland Elementary donates sweet treats

    Kindergartners from Heartland Elementary School completed a “sweet” community service project Friday when they put together a total of 363 Halloween g ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Jenny McCarthy's Geneva rental home sells for $1.8 million

    GENEVA – A house in Geneva that celebrity Jenny McCarthy once rented has sold for $1.8 million.The f ...
    Oct. 25, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Enterovirus D68 in decline in Illinois

    An enterovirus that has led to increases in illnesses among children – and is affecting those with asthma most severely – is declining in Illinois, ac ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • St. Charles employees plan bake sale to help CASA Kane County

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles city employees are holding a bake sale and raffle to raise funds for the CASA Kane County program. CASA stands for Court-App ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:39 pm
  • 'Cinderella, The Enchanted Edition' headed to Rosary

    AURORA – Rosary High School will present the musical "Cinderella, The Enchanted Edition" the weekend of Nov. 7 in the school's McEnroe Auditorium, 901 ...
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Batavia woman given William D. Barth award for volunteer efforts

    GENEVA – From serving as the chair of TriCity Family Services’ Adopt-A-Family Program to co-founding a nonprofit organization that helps homeless chil ...
    Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • St. Charles details proposed rules for massage parlors, tobacco dealers

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles is moving forward with its plans for massage parlor licensing and making tobacco retailers more accountable.
    Oct. 24, 2014 - 7:52 am
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