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  • Police urge safe driving during start of school year

    Police departments in the Tri-Cities area want motorists to help keep schools safe today and year-round.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:04 pm
  • Batavia Sam's Club holds ribbon-cutting, reopening

    City of Batavia officials and the Batavia Chamber of Commerce assisted in a ribbon-cutting and reopening ceremony at Sam's Club at 501 N. Randall Road ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Nonprofit pitches Settler's Hill cross-country course plan

    GENEVA – The Chicago Area Track & Field Organizing Committee is ready to take on Settler’s Hill.In a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Agencies adjusting during ongoing state budget impasse

    It’s not unusual for Michelle Meyer, executive director of Mutual Ground, to be concerned about the state budget.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Kaneland, Geneva among highest Chicago-area graduation rates

    Two Kane County schools have some of the highest graduation rates in the greater Chicago area, according to the New-York based Hechinger Report and Ch ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Sugar Grove roundabout opens

    SUGAR GROVE – Motorists now have a new way to get around the village.A roundabout opened earlier thi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    A federal judge recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by nine utility users and ratepayers from Batavia over the city’s investment in the ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Elburn Lions Club’s annual festival kicks off Friday

    ELBURN – Community groups, regional entertainers, marching bands and Ronald McDonald will be a few of the 75 entries in the annual parade to kick off ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:20 am
  • Retiring Elburn fire marshal leaves 'big shoes' to fill

    ELBURN – The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Friday celebrated the retirement of Fire Marshal Al Isberg, whose career was entwined ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • North Aurora to offer emergency response class

    NORTH AURORA – The village of North Aurora is offering a basic emergency response class for residents that will be jointly taught by members of the No ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Presence Health announces new president

    AURORA – Presence Health has announced the selection of Michael Englehart as the new president and CEO of the health system.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland plans homecoming parade

    ELBURN – Next month, Kaneland High School students will be able to participate in a homecoming parade.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • GNC holds ribbon-cutting

    Batavia Chamber of Commerce and city of Batavia officials assist in a ribbon-cutting at GNC, at 145 S. Randall Road, Batavia.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A dozen Dior Palette Couture items valued at $744 were reported stolen Wednesday, July 29, from Sephora, 406 Commons Drive.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • D-304 will destroy special education records from 2009-10

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 will destroy special education records from the 2009-10 school years for students who graduated, transferred or we ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 3:24 pm