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  • Former reservist recalls Oklahoma City bombing 20 years later

    As April 19 approaches, Mike Fagel said he can remember the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 like it happened yesterday.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • No injuries as minivan crashes into Geneva liquor store

    GENEVA – No one was hurt Friday morning when a driver without functional brakes in his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan drove into the front of an eastside Ge ...
    April 18, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Michael Van Deveer tribute set at Geneva High School

    GENEVA – A tribute to Michael Van Deveer is set for 7 p.m. Friday, April 17, at Geneva High School, 416 McKinley Ave., Geneva.
    April 17, 2015 - 1:52 pm
  • Elburn plans Arbor Day celebration

    ELBURN – The village of Elburn has planned its annual Arbor Day celebration. It is set for 9 a.m. Saturday, April 25, at Prairie Park, which is at the ...
    April 17, 2015 - 4:41 pm
  • North Aurora man among those charged in reverse prostitution sting

    AURORA – A 29-year-old North Aurora man was among 13 men charged this week in a reverse prostitution sting conducted by the Aurora Police Special Oper ...
    April 17, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Health, fitness to take center stage at B Fit B Active Expo

    An event centered around informing and motivating the public to lead a healthy lifestyle is coming to Wheaton’s Cantigny Park on Wednesday.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • Kaneland considering higher middle school fees

    SUGAR GROVE – Textbook fees for Kaneland Harter Middle School students could be increased for the 2015-16 school year.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • All-day kindergarten gives ‘gift of time’ in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304’s first year of all-day kindergarten gives teachers “the gift of time,” said Andrew Barrett, the district’s direct ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:17 pm
  • North Aurora firefighters make repairs to truck used by childhood cancer awareness group

    NORTH AURORA – Thanks to the North Aurora Fire Department, a 1984 Pierce Pumper fire truck, which the childhood cancer awareness group Bike Bald uses ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Fabyans' original bedroom set makes 700-mile trip back home

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – Visitors to the historic Fabyan Villa Museum in the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva Township often ask, “Where is all their furnitu ...
    April 20, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Family Workout: Many Tri-Cities options available to maintain health with loved ones

    Workouts have become a family affair this year for Debbie Bauer of St. Charles. Bauer used to exerci ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:46 pm
  • Sheriff's absence frustrates Kane County Board members

    GENEVA – Sheriff Donald Kramer's continued absence at public meetings continued to frustrate Kane County Board members Thursday as they sought answers ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Earth, Wind & Fire, REO Speedwagon to perform at RiverEdge Park

    AURORA – Earth, Wind & Fire, Hall & Oates, REO Speedwagon, Meat Loaf and Smash Mouth are among the acts set to perform this summer at RiverEdge Park i ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:52 pm
  • Geneva police warn of electric utility scam

    GENEVA – Geneva police are warning residents and business owners of a telephone scam in which a caller claiming to be a “ComEd representative” threate ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Fire causes $175,000 damage to St. Charles home

    ST. CHARLES – A late-night fire Wednesday caused $175,000 in damage to a home on Royal Fox Drive in St. Charles, according to a news release issued by ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:48 am