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  • NIU researchers study perceived need to respond to electronic messages from work

    DeKALB – Ben Kastler briefly glanced at his cellphone while shopping for groceries at Hy-Vee in DeKalb.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Geneva father, sons invent paw-washing device for dogs

    GENEVA – When Kevin Skibinski’s two shelties, Bella and Buzz, would go outside and come back into the house with muddy feet, it could lead to a major ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Home Depot aids Scouts to cut pinewood derby cars

    GENEVA – Jacob Kleckner stood in line at Geneva’s Home Depot on Friday, waiting for his block of wood to be cut into a suitable pinewood derby racing ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • IMSA to unveil renderings of planned innovation center

    AURORA – Faculty, staff, students and community members will be headed to the Illinois Math and Science Academy from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesda ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • St. Charles Noon Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

    ST. CHARLES – An organization in St. Charles with the motto “Service Above Self” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • St. Charles police reported 1 internal investigation in 2014

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department conducted one internal investigation in 2014, the department reported this month in its annual interna ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Dentist With a Heart offers services for free

    Local dentist offices have announced times and dates for their participation in the annual Dentist With a Heart program.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:32 pm
  • Kane County braces for financial hit from new juror fees

    GENEVA – A new law that will put more money into jurors' pockets will cost Kane County an estimated $108,000 this year, giving court officials an unex ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Charlestowne 18 part of 'Predict the Oscars' contest

    ST. CHARLES – The Charlestowne 18 Theatre will be part of Classic Cinemas' annual “Predict the Oscars” contest for the 2015 Academy Awards competition ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:57 am
  • Electoral board upholds objection over fire district candidate

    The Kane County Electoral Board had upheld an objection against a candidate for the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District, according to a new ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Visitation set for Kane County Board member

    AURORA – The visitation for Kane County Board member Jesse Vazquez is set for Sunday.Vazquez, who re ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Paul E. Van Berkum, 26, of the 100 block of McKinley Avenue, Geneva, was charged, Saturday, Jan. 3, with domestic battery and disorderly conduct.
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Aliano’s Express will open its doors today

    BATAVIA – Those who love the food at Aliano’s Ristorante can get it to go starting today. Aliano’s E ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:28 pm
  • Eight car break-ins reported in Geneva

    GENEVA – The owners of eight cars in Geneva reported break-ins on Jan. 4, but only four had items stolen, according to police reports.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 8:09 am
  • Campton Hills dispute ends in St. Charles

    An 18-year-old Campton Hills man was cited Tuesday after a dispute that ended with a noticeable police presence on St. Charles’ west side, Campton Hil ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:38 pm
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