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  • More volunteers sought for Geneva beautification

    GENEVA – The Geneva Beautification Committee is recruiting gardeners of all ages to join in the final planting of the season.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Aurora man charged with drinking at Batavia school

    BATAVIA – Stephen A. Wake, 65, of the 2900 block of Arbor Lane, Aurora, has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol fol ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Kane County Animal Control on track to clear debt

    GENEVA – Kane County Animal Control – which only a few years ago missed a mortgage payment on its facility – is on track to eliminate its debt.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:20 pm
  • Kane health officials equipping police to treat overdoses

    GENEVA – Kane County health officials expect that by next month law-enforcement officers throughout Kane County will begin to carry a medication that ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:27 am
  • Sparks announces resignation from Batavia City Council

    BATAVIA – Batavia 1st Ward Alderman Garran Sparks announced at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting that he is resigning from the City Council becaus ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:27 pm
  • St. Charles police: Speeding motorist crashes into tree

    ST. CHARLES – A 24-year-old faces two felonies and numerous citations after he was clocked going 52 mph over the speed limit and then crashed into a t ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Ethics adviser recuses himself from Lauzen probe

    GENEVA – Grant Wegner, the Kane County interim ethics adviser, recused himself from reviewing an ethics complaint filed this week against Kane County ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Batavia businessman files lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    BATAVIA – Batavia businessman Joe Marconi on Tuesday filed a class-action lawsuit in Kane County Circuit Court over the city's investment in the downs ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:24 am
  • Slice of Life: What it's like to be a volunteer at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center

    ELBURN – Amanda Tate gently held the baby gold finch as she squirted an electrolyte into its mouth with a syringe.
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • St. Charles police: Speeding motorist crashes into tree

    ST. CHARLES – A 24-year-old faces two felonies and numerous citations after he was clocked going 52 mph over the speed limit and then crashed into a t ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • Spraying for mosquitoes set in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva’s mosquito abatement contractor will be spraying an application of insecticide citywide on Wednesday, Aug. 20 to control the adult ins ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 3:49 pm
  • St. Charles North automotive training program gets accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – The automotive training program at St. Charles North High School has received accreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Educa ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Man arrested, charged with drinking at Batavia elementary school

    BATAVIA - Stephen A. Wake, 65, of the 2900 block of Arbor Lane, Aurora, has been charged with two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol fol ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 7:28 am
  • Sparks announces his resignation from Batavia City Council

    BATAVIA - Batavia 1st Ward Alderman Garran Sparks announced at Monday's Batavia City Council meeting that he is resigning from the City Council becaus ...
    Aug. 19, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Anderson: Elburn Days ‘a great, great weekend’

    ELBURN – Calling the festival a “full community event,” Village President Dave Anderson praised the recently completed Elburn Days weekend, as well as ...
    Aug. 18, 2014 - 10:25 pm
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