Local News

  • Attorney: ‘Big step forward’ on McIlvaine case

    GENEVA – The city of St. Charles has reached an agreement with Clifford McIlvaine on what needs to be completed or removed on his property as part of ...
    April 12, 2014 - 6:34 am
  • Fundraiser set for Geneva girl

    Kayla Juan, a 5-year-old girl from Geneva, is working to regain her strength in Chicago as Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez and his wife, Terrie, are lea ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Schmidt issues public apology in ‘11 fatal crash

    SYCAMORE – A week after she was acquitted of reckless homicide, Patricia Schmidt apologized to the families of the 21-year-olds killed in the February ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy; stores to close

    GENEVA – Coldwater Creek, a women’s clothing retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday and announced it would close all of its stores by this s ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Tailor, Needle & Thread cuts ribbon at St. Charles location

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and City of St. Charles officials gather to cut the ribbon for Tailor, Needle & Thread at 2000 W Main St., in St. Char ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Crowds savor food delights at 60 Men Who Cook

    ST. CHARLES – With two pans frying cashew encrusted tilapia at once, Michael Olesen had some serious sizzle going on.
    April 12, 2014 - 6:32 am
  • Sculpture in the Park headed to Mt. St. Mary Park

    ST. CHARLES – The landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles will present – for the ninth consecutive year – a sculpture exhibition. The Sculpture ...
    April 11, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Groundbreaking set for sheriff's shooting range

    GENEVA – The Kane County Sheriff's Office will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new qualifying range next month.
    April 11, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Egg hunt opportunities plentiful throughout Kane County

    Those who participate Saturday in an Easter egg hunt at Faith Baptist Mill Creek church, near Geneva, first will look to the skies.
    April 11, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Face Time with Mary Curts

    St. Charles resident Mary Curts, 59, was working at her shop, The Prettiest Star in the Berry House on Third Street in Geneva, when she answered 10 qu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • More than 150 people help CASA Kane County bring attention to child abuse and neglect

    GENEVA – More than 140 people participated Thursday in Kane County’s 10th Annual Hands Around the Courthouse event to bring attention to child abuse a ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Ready to rock at RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – The band that recently won a contest to create a new theme song for the Chicago Cubs will be among those performing at the City of St. C ...
    April 11, 2014 - 8:12 am
  • City talks future of First Street project

    ST. CHARLES – The future of the First Street Redevelopment project was on the minds of several people Thursday.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Ex-library director Teske resigns as library assistant director

    GENEVA  – The Geneva Library Board accepted the resignation of Assistant Library Director Matt Teske after more than 90 minutes in a closed session du ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Petting zoo owner might have to post cash for care of 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A hearing is scheduled next week on whether a petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty should have to post $3,555 for 30 days of ca ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:46 pm