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  • Official urges caution after boat falls over St. Charles dam

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles fire chief is urging those on the Fox River not to stray too close to the dam north of Main Street after a boat fell ove ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Sugar Grove TIF proposal meets resistance

    SUGAR GROVE – As Sugar Grove prepares for a public hearing next week on plans for its second tax increment finance district, other taxing bodies are g ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Wasco Nursery named revolutionary garden center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Wasco Nursery & Garden Center this year is being touted as one of the horticulture industry’s top local garden centers.
    April 15, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Kane County creates tornado relief fund

    GENEVA – Kane County has set up a way for residents to help those affected by last week’s tornado in Fairdale.
    April 14, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Kane County Board denies liquor license for gentleman's club

    GENEVA – In a split vote, the Kane County Board on Tuesday denied a liquor license to a woman seeking to turn the Blackjack's property in St. Charles ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Chicago’s Banjo Buddies Dixieland Jazz Band at The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – Chicago’s Banjo Buddies Dixieland Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at The Holmstad, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Lottery ticket worth $100,000 sold in South Elgin

    SOUTH ELGIN – A 37-year-old Elgin woman won $100,000 in the Illinois Lottery St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle. The winning ticket was bought at Bu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Elburn poised to approve budget

    ELBURN – A public hearing on the village’s tentative 2015-16 budget is set at the next Elburn Village Board meeting.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • The Quad St. Charles continues work toward 2016 opening

    ST. CHARLES – The former Charlestowne Mall site appears quiet, but there is plenty of activity behind the scenes, its owner said.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Geneva District 304 considers slightly reduced tech plan

    GENEVA – Geneva District 304 school board members will be considering a technology plan for the 2015-16 school year reduced to $997,000, down from nea ...
    April 14, 2015 - 7:42 am
  • Local housing market continues to improve

    The Tri-Cities housing market continues to improve overall, according to new data released by the Mainstreet Organization of Realtors.
    April 13, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Geneva woman makes court appearance in foiled Canadian shooting plot case

    GENEVA – The Geneva woman charged in a foiled Valentine’s Day shooting plot made a brief appearance in a Canadian courtroom last week.
    April 13, 2015 - 7:49 pm
  • Mutual Ground holds ribbon-cutting

    Batavia Chamber of Commerce and city of Batavia officials join representatives from Mutual Ground for a ribbon-cutting for the organization's satellit ...
    April 13, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • New technology detects hard-to-find cancers in dense breast tissue

    GENEVA – All breasts are not the same. Some 40 percent of women have what doctors call dense breast tissue, and an additional 10 percent have very den ...
    April 13, 2015 - 7:17 pm
  • Former Hideaway property faces zoning hurdle

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A zoning hurdle faces the Casiello family as it works to turn the former Al Capone's Hideaway and Steakhouse property into a fa ...
    April 14, 2015 - 7:41 am