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  • Random Acts Matter to launch in St. Charles

    “Never believe that a few caring people can’t change the world. For, indeed, that’s all who ever have,” once said American cultural anthropologist Mar ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Picnic shelter reservations begin in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – The Fox Valley Park District has started accepting picnic shelter reservations for dates between May 1 and Oct. 22 from groups of 25 or ...
    Feb. 12, 2017 - 6:22 pm
  • Former sheriff to deliver inspirational message at Batavia Brotherhood Banquet

    BATAVIA – Ken Ramsey, church deacon and former Kane County sheriff, will share his faith journey from carrying a badge to carrying a cross in an inspi ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:42 pm
  • Inspiration struck early for new Batavia firefighter

    BATAVIA – For Joshua Loynachan, what might have been a traumatic childhood experience turned out to be the inspiration for his choice of career.
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • License revoked at St. Charles massage business

    ST. CHARLES – Mayor Ray Rogina, acting as liquor control commissioner, enforced local massage ordinances after a hearing at the Feb. 6 meeting of the ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 4:14 pm
  • Janeen Home Decor shuts store, keeps business in Geneva

    GENEVA – After seven years at 215 W. State St. in Geneva, Janeen Home Decor is closing, owner Janeen O’Brien said – but only the physical store is clo ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Postcard collection recalls simpler time for Elburn resident

    Bill Hewitt was born and raised in Elburn. At 81 ½, he said he is the longest living member of St. Gall Catholic Church.
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 9:27 am
  • Weekend 5: Monkee Micky Dolenz, Home Show, theater, exhibition among top picks

    HOME SHOW WHERE: Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main St., St. Charles WHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 1 ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• An outside window pane valued at $3,561 was reported damaged Dec. 30 at the First Baptist Ch ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Kaitlin C. Sandlin, 24, of the 1400 block of Meyer Street, Elgin, was charged Feb. 6 with theft.• ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 6:30 am
  • Yellow House Artists to present 'Art Matters'

    ST. CHARLES – Yellow House Artists, an organization of artists who paint in oil pastel and/or oil stick, will present the winter show “Art Matters” fr ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Alcohol, drug treatment center ZBA vote set for Feb. 21

    ST. CHARLES – The Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals considered 46 conditions for the proposed drug and alcohol treatment center at a former boys sch ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Police: Missing teen found dead near Route 31 bridge

    The body of Stephanie Frederick, a 19-year-old girl from South Elgin, was found Feb. 9. The Kane ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 10:12 am
  • 'Wayne's World' celebrating 25 years; Aurora hosting events

    AURORA – This year marks the 25th anniversary of the 1992 comedy classic "Wayne's World." The film was based off of the popular "Saturday Night Live" ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:32 am
  • Election commplaint hotline set in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County election complaint line for those who observe or experience voting problems or irregularities during the upcomi ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:31 pm