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  • Elburn approves new contract for full-time police

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the village’s full-time police ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Route 31 ‘road diet’ gets state revision

    GENEVA – The latest update on the “road diet” for Route 31 in Geneva is that the state is prepared to do the restriping, but with some modifications.
    May 19, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • St. Charles aldermen back 10 percent funding cut for outside groups

    ST. CHARLES – The mood Monday night was somber in the St. Charles City Council Chambers because of a vote to cut funding for groups that help bring pe ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • St. Charles East grad to study mechanical engineering in Pennsylvania

    ST. CHARLES – Eighteen-year-old Adam Finke’s fondness for problem solving might just lead to new solutions to old problems someday.
    May 18, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Mooseheart graduate sets sights on the Navy

    Kamryn Kolb doesn’t know what exactly sparked her interest in pursuing a career in the Navy.Maybe it ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Plans for brewpub in North Aurora set to move ahead

    NORTH AURORA – Plans for a proposed brewpub in the village are moving ahead.Village trustees on Mon ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • District 300 teacher, of Geneva, charged with sexual assault

    A former middle school teacher in Carpentersville-based School District 300, who lives in Geneva, was charged with having sexual contact with a minor ...
    May 18, 2015 - 6:14 pm
  • Axe throwing, log cutting to be featured in new festival

    BATAVIA – Growing up in upstate New York, Eric Klein learned a lot about chopping up and cutting wood at his family's cottage.
    May 22, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • More than 4,000 attend Gardenology in downtown Geneva

    GENEVA – An event Saturday about all things gardening brought about four times more people to downtown Geneva than it did last year, one of its organi ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Weather cancels Garfield Farm's Rare Breeds Show May 17

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Rare Breeds Show scheduled for Sunday at Garfield Farm Museum has been canceled due to the expected inclement weather, according t ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Geneva McDonald's reopens after Saturday morning fire

    GENEVA – The McDonald's restaurant on Geneva's west side re-opened for business Saturday afternoon after a morning fire shut it down for most of the d ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • One airlifted, two others injured after Route 25 crash in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The exact condition of a patient airlifted after a crash Saturday in Batavia was not specified Monday, but Batavia police officials did conf ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Suicide Prevention Services providing a place to turn

    BATAVIA – Suicide Prevention Services hotline volunteer Kim Vadner listened carefully as the caller talked about struggling with depression and anxiet ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Local governments ask residents’ help to fight state tax cuts

    GENEVA – Geneva, which faces a $1 million income loss if the state cuts its shared income tax revenue by half, is among the municipalities that have o ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:58 am
  • Report: Campton Hills among country’s safest cities

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills is yet again being recognized for being a safe community.The village r ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:02 pm