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  • Geneva library board votes to buy 6th St. property for $1.5M

    ">e"> GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library Board voted to approve a resolution to buy the former Sixth Street School site, 210 S. Sixth St., Geneva, as ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 9:18 am
  • Winter Wonders event for all ages at Corron Farm

    CAMPTON HILLS – Historic Corron Farm is hosting a Winter Wonders event 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the farm, 7N761 Corron Road, Campton Hills.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Penrose Brewery to release second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday

    GENEVA – Geneva-based Penrose Brewing Co. will release its second set of bottled barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday, but – this time – the brewery is doin ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • Colleges work to help students achieve graduation

    Getting high school graduates to go to college isn’t much of a problem here.Within 16 months of rece ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • Investigators looking into cause of North Aurora house fire

    NORTH AURORA – Investigators continue to look into the cause of a fire that damaged a two-story house in North Aurora on Wednesday.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • 'Dancing with the Stars' cast member Dovolani coming to Batavia

    BATAVIA – Professional ballroom dancer Tony Dovolani is a familiar face to fans of the television show "Dancing with The Stars."
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Lincoln theme set for One Book, One Batavia

    BATAVIA – “Manhunt: The 12-Day Chase for Lincoln’s Killer,” an account of the days that followed President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination in 1865, is ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Geneva establishments fail liquor compliance checks

    GENEVA – Two Geneva establishments received citations for selling alcohol to those younger than 21 years old after a sting operation by the Illinois L ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Two arrested in St. Charles armed robbery

    ST. CHARLES – Two 20-year-old men face felony charges in the armed robbery of a St. Charles shop, according to a St. Charles Police Department news re ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • Taste of the Town: The Bend General Store strives to tempt taste buds

    ST. CHARLES – The smell of fresh pastrami and cheeses hits one’s nostrils upon entering The Bend General Store.
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Kane County officials promote radon testing

    GENEVA – Brett Youngsteadt, the county’s Animal Control administrator, said it wasn’t until he and his wife bought a house that he thought about radon ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Geneva mayor leaves Naper post

    GENEVA – Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns said he has left his job as vice president of marketing and development for Naper Settlement Museum, which is part o ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Batavia accepting applications to fill vacancy on City Council

    BATAVIA – The city is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve Vas ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Elburn takes new approach with police records specialist

    ELBURN – Village officials unanimously approved a new approach to filling the position of records specialist in the police department, voting Tuesday ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • PartyLite facility in Batavia to be upgraded

    BATAVIA – PartyLite’s facility at 601 Kingsland Drive in Batavia soon will be the home for all of the company’s candle manufacturing and development w ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:07 am
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