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  • Sergio’s Cantina wins 4 prizes at state fair

    GENEVA – The steak chimichurri taco created by Sergio’s Cantina won two first-place and two second-place prizes at the Illinois State Fair in Springfi ...
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:55 am
  • 'Shop Elburn First' campaign seeks logo submissions

    ELBURN – The "Shop Elburn First" campaign is looking for a logo, and the Elburn Economic Development Committee is seeking submissions for a new design ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:47 am
  • Coroner’s refrigeration units shut off during mold remediation

    GENEVA – An unmarked light switch in the Kane County morgue has caused yet another problem for the coroner’s office.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:29 pm
  • New security measures begin at D-304 schools

    GENEVA – After implementing a pilot visitor management system at Geneva Middle School North, officials said the system will be permanently implemented ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Geneva School District 304 drops class rank in favor of GPA distribution

    GENEVA – Geneva High School seniors will be the last class to have a class rank, as the Geneva District 304 school board voted Monday to drop individu ...
    Aug. 12, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Festival of the Horse and Drum returns

    ST. CHARLES – A diverse festival that debuted in St. Charles in 2013 returns this weekend with expanded offerings.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Teachers work on classrooms, lesson plans during summer months

    GENEVA – Heartland Elementary School students won’t start school until next week, but first-grade teacher Margaret Morrison already is ready for them.
    Aug. 13, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • Foster, Senger planning series of debates

    U.S. Rep Bill Foster, D-Naperville, and State Rep. Darlene Senger, R-Naperville, Foster's opponent in the race for Illinois’ 11th Congressional Distri ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:15 pm
  • Western Kane County GOP plans Cookout with the Candidates

    ELBURN – The Western Kane County GOP has planned an event, Cookout with the Candidates, set from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at Lions Park, 500 Fi ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 11:44 am
  • Contests, food, books and fireworks at Kaneville Fest

    KANEVILLE – A community garage sale, an ice cream eating contest and a fireworks show will be part of the festivities at Kaneville Fest, which takes p ...
    Aug. 17, 2014 - 2:53 pm
  • Batavia Green Fair provides tips on healthy living

    BATAVIA – Those stopping by Just Food Initiative's booth on Saturday at the Green Fair on the Fox learned about how unhealthy corn syrup is.
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Project Backpack helps families in need

    ELGIN – Vera Milwee of Carpentersville said there was already a large crowd Saturday on the Elgin Community College campus when she arrived there at 6 ...
    Aug. 11, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Elburn library plans book sale during Elburn Days

    ELBURN – The Friends of the Town and Country Public Library sponsor a book sale during Elburn Days at the library, 320 E. North St., Elburn.
    Aug. 9, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • County leaders criticize coroner’s spending

    GENEVA – On the heels of announcing his office has earned national accreditation, Kane County Coroner Rob Russell came under attack Friday for breakin ...
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:14 pm
  • Blackberry Farm will host Civil War Days

    AURORA – Blackberry Farm will commemorate the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War from Aug. 16 to 17.
    Aug. 8, 2014 - 10:57 pm
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