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  • Battlefield Balladeers headed to St. Charles library

    ST. CHARLES – In celebration of the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, the St. Charles Public Library will host a concert of Civil War mus ...
    April 29, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil fireworks funding sought

    SUGAR GROVE – A fireworks show is already on the schedule for this year’s Sugar Grove Corn Boil, set for 9:30 p.m. July 25, the third day of the four- ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:54 am
  • Providers worry as mental health services cuts loom

    ST. CHARLES – Denise Edwards, of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, described calls seeking referrals for mental health assistance in the wake o ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Batavia committee recommends against TIF funds for library project

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting rejected a request by Batavia Public Library officials seeking tax increment fi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Confusion arises in county’s state reform discussion

    GENEVA – Men holding signs stating “Support Illinois Turnaround” sat at the front of the standing-room-only crowd at Tuesday’s Kane County Committee o ...
    April 28, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • April 7 election results now certified, official

    GENEVA – Votes for the April 7 consolidated election are now certified and official, Kane County Chief Deputy Clerk of Elections Suzanne Fahnestock sa ...
    April 28, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Geneva District 304 hires 2 new elementary principals

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 officials announced the hiring of two new elementary principals for the 2015-16 school year – Brenna Westerhoff at ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:44 pm
  • Maple Park Police Department again ranks 1st in raising money for Special Olympics Illinois

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Police Department may be small – its roster has one full-time employee and about six part-timers – but it knows how to pac ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Development on the horizon in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – More development is on the horizon for Sugar Grove this year.Village President Sean Mi ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:24 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland students thrive at literary festival

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School student Lenora Murphy wrote her “heart skipped a beat” when she learned her play, “Pieces of Harper’s Heart,” was ho ...
    April 28, 2015 - 7:22 pm
  • Geneva students create specialty pizzas

    GENEVA – The Geneva High School marketing students of Eric Hatczel are in a contest to see which unique pizza of their own design will be the top sell ...
    April 28, 2015 - 6:08 pm
  • 'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive set for May 9

    While dropping a letter in the mail on Saturday, May 9, residents are encouraged to make a deposit of nonperishable goods to benefit the National Asso ...
    April 28, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Elburn police officer faces sex assault charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An Elburn police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave after being charged with 21 felony counts on accusations ...
    April 29, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • St. Charles aldermen back night work hours for Route 38 resurfacing

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles aldermen on Monday put their support behind evening hours for a portion of the Route 38 resurfacing project.
    April 28, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • Geneva District 304 approves $20 school fee hike to offset technology use

    GENEVA – Parents of Geneva High School students will pay an additional $20 in registration fees for all grade levels in the 2015-16 school year, after ...
    April 28, 2015 - 8:04 am