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  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Multiple car crashes reported Saturday during snowfall

    The first significant snowfall of the season fell Saturday night, and with it came reports of multiple crashes in the Tri-Cities and Kaneland area.
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Volunteer seeks adoption interest for cat

    ST. CHARLES – The photo of Santa with Henrietta shows a gray-brown striped tabby cat looking intensely over his gloved hand.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:10 pm
  • Cottages feature Scandinavian art, food

    GENEVA – Ten summer cottages at Good Templar Park in Geneva were open and welcoming for guests to see them and to begin the holiday season – Nordic st ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Face Time with Danny DeKing

    Sugar Grove resident Danny DeKing, 30, was at the fitness center he runs – Pound 4 Pound Fitness in Elburn – when he answered 11 questions for the Kan ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Postal workers protest against closing of Aurora processing plant

    Local postal workers on Friday protested the planned closure of the Aurora (Fox Valley) mail processing center and the effect they say it would have o ...
    Nov. 16, 2014 - 6:46 am
  • Pace starts new Batavia Call-n-Ride program

    BATAVIA – Local residents now have a new public transportation option.Pace Suburban Bus Service rece ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • St. Charles police share tips for dealing with coyotes

    Given the recent increase in coyote sightings in suburban areas, the St. Charles Police Department on Friday offered a few precautionary tips in a new ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:28 pm
  • Police seize 463 marijuana plants from St. Charles Township home

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township man faces felony charges after authorities this week found a “large-scale indoor cannabis grow operation ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • St. Charles Bank of America holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials assist in cutting the ribbon for Bank of America Home Loans, 1121 E. Main St., Ste 3 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Faster supercomputer for Argonne

    LEMONT – Argonne National Laboratory is slated to get a faster supercomputer. Government officials announced Friday that Argonne, located near Lemont, ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Salvation Army Family Store to open in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The site of a former Dominick’s store on St. Charles’ west side next month will open as The Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Cen ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Someone put graffiti on a building at 204 S. Water St. owned by Batavia Enterprises, it was reported to police Tuesday, Nov. 11.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Audit finds 50 autopsies unnecessary; coroner calls report a 'farce'

    GENEVA – An autopsy audit prompted by overspending in the Kane County Coroner’s Office determined nearly one-third of the 160 autopsies reviewed were ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Illinois Brass Band to present 'Holiday Classics' at Baker church

    ST. CHARLES – The Illinois Brass Band will present "Holiday Classics" at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Ceda ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 3:07 pm
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