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  • Officials react to the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

    Local and state officials are sharing their thoughts and feelings today upon hearing about the passing of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka:
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Batavia recommends approval of second extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting recommended approval of a second extension of the redevelopment agreement for ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • Second lawsuit filed in 2012 fatal Campton Hills crash

    A former Elburn woman who was injured in a fatal 2012 head-on Campton Hills crash has sued the estate of a Wisconsin woman who died in the crash, as w ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:53 pm
  • ‘Deep cleaning’ planned for Kaneland schools in light of recent flu concerns

    “Deep cleaning” of all schools in Kaneland School District 302 was to take place Tuesday night after students and staff members had experienced flu sy ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Sugar Grove residents to see increase in taxes next year

    SUGAR GROVE – Residents will see their village property taxes increase by an average of $7.30 next year as the result of a $1.54 million tax levy tha ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Thanksgiving Eve operation nets 7 drunken driving arrests

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County’s Thanksgiving Eve no-refusal operation resulted in seven drunken driving arrests.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:40 pm
  • Ribbon cut to Healing Space in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join in cutting the ribbon to Healing Space, LLC, a health and wellness center at 2075 Foxfield Road, Suite ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:39 pm
  • Longtime Methodist pastor Larry Hilkemann dies at 71

    GENEVA – Larry Hilkemann spent 45 years in ministry in the United Methodist Church. Even after he retired, he still served congregations, said the Rev ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • Forest Preserve Commission elects new leader

    GENEVA – For the first time in 12 years, the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission has a new leader.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:37 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Santa, treats and holiday fun at Christmas in Kaneville

    KANEVILLE – Paxton Greiff approached Santa Claus, then took a step back. He took a candy cane, waited a second, then moved closer.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:28 pm
  • Nativity scenes help churches bring their messages to life

    As the time drew near for the main happening at Saturday’s “Silent Night Live” event at Hosanna! Lutheran Church in St. Charles, visitors crowded arou ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • Court records: St. Charles man possessed heroin at time of fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles man charged in a Nov. 28 crash that killed a 65-year-old St. Charles woman had heroin in his possession at the time of t ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 4:58 pm
  • Sugar Grove man accused of stealing from church

    SUGAR GROVE – A Sugar Grove resident's report of finding stolen items in her home led to the arrest of a 43-year-old man, according to Sugar Grove pol ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:29 pm
  • Holmstad Nativity scene to debut at open house event

    BATAVIA – A 14-piece, life-sized Nativity created by a group of Holmstad residents will come to life on Saturday, Dec. 13, when The Holmstad opens its ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 1:29 pm
  • D-303 board backs 1.5 percent overall levy increase

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 Board members on Monday adopted a 2014 levy and, after a lengthy discussion, put their support behind an ...
    Dec. 8, 2014 - 9:57 pm
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