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  • Kaneland Connection: An appreciation for the arts

    The first time I stepped into the Steel Beam Theatre in downtown St. Charles, I knew right away it was a special place.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 9:13 am
  • Kane County schools celebrate homecoming in style

    Batavia High School junior Addie Bobosky appeared ready for battle during the school’s homecoming week in September.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • St. Charles North alumnus' Jeffery Austin’s ‘Voice’ audition airs

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School alumnus made his debut Monday on NBC's "The Voice" singing competition.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 6:39 am
  • A weighted goodbye: Anchors removed from longtime home along Route 25

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The anchors sitting outside the Little Store were meant to be a conversation piece.
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Emergency training drill to take place in Elgin

    ELGIN – Elgin fire and police departments and Advocate Sherman Hospital will conduct a training exercise focusing on a domestic terrorism scenario in ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 2:51 pm
  • St. Charles water main project completion delayed

    ST. CHARLES – Earlier this year, the city of St. Charles launched a large-scale project to replace the water main on North Fifth Avenue. The original ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 2:22 pm
  • Face Time with Adrien Aaron

    Geneva resident Adrien Aaron, 27, was walking his dog, Beatrix, at the Fox River Bluff Dog Park in St. Charles when he answered 11 questions for the K ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb woman charged in Geneva with having gun without permit

    GENEVA – A woman was charged with felony unlawful use of a weapon for having a handgun without a concealed carry permit, according to police reports.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Geneva District 304 OKs $101M budget for ’16

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 School Board Monday unanimously approved a new budget for its fiscal 2016 that includes more than $101 million in exp ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Mendo Trusenko, 25, of the 600 block Lakeside Circle Drive, Wheeling, was charged Friday, Sept. 4, with driving under the influence.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • ‘He was a great one at lifting spirits’: Geneva businessman, philanthropist Jack Young remembered

    GENEVA – Geneva resident Jack Young was a man of many talents, and from business and financial planning to philanthropy, he served the community he lo ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • After brain surgery, Campton Hills woman becoming a competitive runner

    CAMPTON HILLS – A few years ago, Christie Gillespie suffered from up to 10 partial seizures a day, which limited her activities and reduced her energy ...
    Sept. 29, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • 'Batavia Dream Team' to take on Harlem Ambassadors

    BATAVIA – The “Batavia Dream Team” will take on the Harlem Ambassadors in a comedy basketball show that starts at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 11, at the Ba ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 9:59 am
  • Police: Stolen St. Charles car destroyed by fire

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles police and fire departments are investigating a car fire that occurred Sunday morning on the city’s east side, St. Charl ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • America in Bloom praises St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES - The judges of a national contest praised St. Charles for its parks, according to a news release.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:47 am