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  • Renz Center joins #GivingTuesday effort

    ST. CHARLES – Renz Addiction Counseling Center has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, c ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Ribbon cutting set for Anderson Road overpass in Elburn

    ELBURN – Motorists will have a new way to get around Elburn next month.The Anderson Road overpass be ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Abundant Blessings Holiday Market to take place Nov. 21 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Mark's Lutheran Church Abundant Blessings Holiday Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • St. Charles Township fall newsletter now available

    The St. Charles Township 2015 fall newsletter, “Talk of the Township,” is now available at www.stcharlestownship.org under “Latest News.”
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:39 pm
  • Face Time with Deana Brescia

    Elgin resident Deana Brescia, 22, was working at Rocket Fizz Soda Pop & Candy Shop in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County C ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia aldermen vote 11-3 to prevent property tax increase

    BATAVIA – The majority of Batavia aldermen Monday were in favor of further budget cuts so residents will not have to endure a property tax increase.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • Geneva aldermen approve water, sewer rate hike

    GENEVA – In a 8-2 vote, Geneva aldermen approved a water and sewer rate increase that will begin Dec. 1 and go up in increments over the next five yea ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • St. Charles school, park districts in talks about Norris Rec Center

    ST. CHARLES – The school and park districts in St. Charles are on the verge of starting a new relationship.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • St. Charles company seeks brides-to-be, newlyweds to test product

    ST. CHARLES – As a bride-to-be, Sarah-Eva Marchese struggled to articulate to her florist the floral style she envisioned.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Volunteers in Sugar Grove work to bring lights back to Christmas tree

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove resident Karen McCannon said bright, festive lights on the evergreen tree at Route 47 and Cross Street in the village can sp ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • 'Rash of vandalism and graffiti' reported at Kaneland High School

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School on Monday experienced "a rash of vandalism and graffiti," including a threat that was deemed not to be credible, acc ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 5:02 pm
  • Selfies sought for Small Business Saturday in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is seeking selfies on Small Business Saturday. O ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:23 pm
  • 'An outstanding child advocate'

    Doug Dirks was on the verge of retirement as an educational consultant and getting all kinds of advice about it.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 3:07 pm
  • Helping animals

    Michelle Adams works as a senior telecommunications engineer, but she also is a passionate volunteer at Anderson Animal Shelter in St. Charles Townshi ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 3:00 pm
  • 'It's fun to be involved'

    You need not be standing near Steve Pearce during autumn to see his colors change. The assistant su ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:56 pm