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  • Scarecrow Fest opening day brings ‘wall-to-wall’ crowds

    ST. CHARLES – Scarecrow Fest was barely three hours underway Friday, and Boy Scout Troop 60 had already gone through several boxes of clothes for the ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 7:29 am
  • Geneva High School kicks off homecoming weekend with annual parade

    Queen Annie McCarthy (far left) and King Cameron Graber wave to the crowds lining State Street for Geneva High School's annual homecoming parade Frida ...
    Oct. 11, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Kaneville United Methodist Church to host beef supper and bazaar Oct. 11

    KANEVILLE – The Kaneville United Methodist Church invites the community to its annual beef supper and bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 11.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Russell touts success of recent prescription drug collection

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell announced in a news release Wednesday the recent Prescription Drug Take Back program was a success in Kane Co ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:30 pm
  • Sunshine Lighting to close St. Charles showroom

    ST. CHARLES – A lot has changed in the 25 years Tom and Sandie Vlach have owned Sunshine Lighting in St. Charles.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • St. Charles Park District receives state award for arts collaboration

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District this month will accept one of the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ top awards, according to a news ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Gardening tools of an unknown value were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 6, from a garage in the 0-100 block of Kane Street.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Jobs, immigration among issues in 11th Congressional District race

    Job growth and immigration reform are among the issues in the race for the 11th Congressional District.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Three Fires Council names Wiltrout as Scout executive

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles-based Three Fires Council’s new Scout executive is veteran Scouter Joseph E. Wiltrout, the council announced this month ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Scaring Up Some Fun: Scarecrow Fest expands offerings for 29th year

    ST. CHARLES – The west part of downtown St. Charles isn’t the only place this weekend to catch all of the action at the 29th annual Scarecrow Fest, it ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • St. Charles city officials meet with Japanese delegates

    ST. CHARLES – Some St. Charles city officials in September met with representatives from the Japan External Trade Organization and the Japanese Consul ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Geneva prepares for homecoming parade

    GENEVA – Several streets in Geneva will be closed from 2 to 3:15 p.m. today for the Geneva High School homecoming parade.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Haunted Quarry to get underway in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Haunted Quarry, at 400 S. Water St., Batavia, will be open from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, Saturday, Oct. 18, Friday, Oct. 24 and Sat ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Maple Park family launches #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – A social media campaign launched by a Maple Park family will attempt to provide a “last request” for the father, Scott Stouffer.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Chit Chat: Elgin native wins Emmy for work on ‘Shark Tank’

    Elgin native Heather M. Dreiling’s work is seen by millions of television viewers a week. Dreiling i ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
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