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  • Roskam speaks on issues to chamber lunch crowd

    ST. CHARLES – Trying to dispel the idea that nobody agrees with anybody in Washington, U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam, R-Wheaton, said Tuesday Democrats and R ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Top Table restaurant to open in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A restaurant offering American cuisine with a twist plans to open early next month, its owner said.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 8:18 am
  • Schuler looks back on his time at Kaneland

    Jeff Schuler popped in on a few classrooms last week at John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn, something he said is part of his early-in-the-school ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • New charity focuses on law enforcement families

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Megan Bennett saw a need in the law-enforcement community for times when a sworn officer’s family is going through a catastroph ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Hultgren to host community leadership forum on health care at Elgin Community College

    ELGIN – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a Community Leadership Forum on health care from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Elg ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • 'Regretting Mr. Wright' program to take place Sept. 4 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A program, "Regretting Mr. Wright," is set for noon Thursday, Sept. 4, at the St. Charles Public Library, 1 S. Sixth Ave., St. Charles.
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 5:17 pm
  • Music Matters moves into former Louise White School in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The former Louise White School has a new life as a school of music.In June, Music Matters ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Hultgren roundtable covers pros, cons of Common Core Standards

    GENEVA – Illinois adopted the Common Core State Standards in 2010, but educators, parents and school officials still are wary of what it means for the ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Sugar Grove man killed in crash near Presbury subdivision

    SUGAR GROVE – A Sugar Grove man died in a crash that occurred Friday afternoon near Sugar Grove. He is Rodger Lambert, 73, of the 300 block of Maple A ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Geneva man faces additional counts of aggravated DUI in Naperville fatal crash

    A Geneva man faces additional counts of aggravated driving under the influence in a Naperville crash last month that killed two people after the car h ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:29 am
  • Past D-117 superintendent to lead Kaneland District 302 on interim basis

    SUGAR GROVE – Ken Sorrick, a former superintendent in North Palos School District 117, on Monday night was announced as the interim superintendent at ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:10 am
  • St. Charles to remove more ash trees in fall

    ST. CHARLES – More than half of the remaining ash trees in city-owned rights of way in St. Charles will be removed this fall based on their conditions ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 7:30 am
  • Chris Walk funds training with $25K Dunham Fund grant

    ST. CHARLES – A local heroin abuse prevention group this month provided funds for police training with a $25,000 grant it received, according to a new ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Participants take part in watermelon eating contest during Kaneville Days

    AmieJo Stoewsand, 6, of Serena gobbles watermelon while competing in a watermelon-eating contest Saturday during Kaneville Days.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Some turning to e-cigarettes as alternative to smoking

    As Batavia resident Todd Kirk sucked on an electronic cigarette while sitting at Black Forest Vapor in Batavia recently, a stream of water vapor emitt ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 10:28 pm
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