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  • Elburn teen finds inspiration in veterans project

    ELBURN – After reading a U.S. Marine’s book about his experience on the USS Indianapolis, Elburn teenager Ellie Rutan said she was inspired to contact ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Former St. Charles man convicted of sexual assault of a child in his family

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles man faces a long prison sentence after being convicted Tuesday of sexually assaulting a child in his famil ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 5:11 pm
  • Fabyan lighthouse temporarily removed for restoration work

    GENEVA – When work crews from the Kane County Forest Preserve removed the top of the lighthouse in Fabyan Forest Preserve on Tuesday, it was just to s ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Geneva names new public works director

    GENEVA – Rich Babica has been named Geneva's public works director. He heads to Geneva after spending 10 years as the public works director in West Du ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Batavia alderman doing better than expected after heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit is recuperating faster than expected after having open heart surgery Sept. 8.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Batavia group raising awareness of importance of trees

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Woman’s Club wants people to know the importance trees have in their lives.Val ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Cabinet and granite store proposed in downtown Batavia

    BATAVIA – West DuPage Cabinets and Granite proposes to open a retail showroom in the city-owned Thomle building at 2 E. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Geneva committee approves alley work, water main replacement

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the Committee of the Whole on Monday unanimously recommended approval of spending $72,205 for Second Street alley improvem ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • St. Charles poised to commit $20K to river project

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles is poised to pledge thousands of dollars to a river of possibilities.The G ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Kane sheriff’s office gets $10K for new K-9 unit

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – For the past five years, Kane County Sheriff’s Deputy Bill Gatske has worked alongside Gino, an 88-pound German shepherd traine ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Local birders work for installation of towers for chimney swifts

    From a half-ounce to just over an ounce in weight, chimney swifts will eat a third of their weight in insects every day. The cigar-shaped birds will f ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Seats available for St. Charles park board election in April

    ST. CHARLES – There will be three seats open for candidates seeking election to the St. Charles Park District Board of Commissioners at the consolidat ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 3:03 pm
  • CASA Kane County seeking volunteers

    CASA Kane County will offer general information meetings for individuals interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer for child ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 11:07 am
  • Art, music in the spotlight at Art in Your Eye

    BATAVIA - The first thing one might notice in looking at one of Pamela Hamilton's portraits is the intensity of her subject's eyes.
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • St. Charles rededicates Civil War training site

    ST. CHARLES – As a ceremony began Saturday to rededicate the southern portion of Langum Park as Camp Kane, Capt. Jeff Johnson of the 8th Illinois Calv ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:23 pm
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