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  • Simon stops by clinic to discuss women’s health care

    AURORA – Sheila Simon, lieutenant governor of Illinois, visited the Planned Parenthood: Aurora Health Center on Wednesday to advocate for comprehensiv ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • County seeks to reduce health insurance costs

    GENEVA – With health insurance costing Kane County about $12 million – or about 20 percent of the property tax levy – county leaders are looking for w ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • State seeks phone records in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office wants cellphone tower records in connection to the case of a Geneva man accused of ki ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:41 pm
  • Geneva parking lots to close for maintenance

    GENEVA – Two city parking lots will be closed in Geneva this week for maintenance work, according to a Geneva press release.
    July 16, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Two men staying at St. Charles hotel face drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – Two men who were staying at a St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges following an investigation into illegal drug distribution, acco ...
    July 16, 2014 - 12:14 pm
  • State seeks phone records in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County State's Attorney's Office wants cellphone tower records in connection to the case of a Geneva man accused of ki ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • Geneva School District 304 receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 is once again the recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International’s Certificate of Excelle ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Subject arrested in escape incident

    Jesse Vega, 33, of the 5000 block of West Higgins Ave., Chicago, is in the custody of Elgin police after he escaped from Elgin Mental Health Center st ...
    July 17, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Rail removal starts next week; drivers urged to avoid part of Randall

    ST. CHARLES – The Kane County Division of Transportation is urging drivers to consider avoiding Randall Road, between Dean Street and Route 64, for a ...
    July 16, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • Kane County Fair gets underway

    ST. CHARLES – The Kane County Fair’s slogan this year is “Enjoy the Noise,” and there will be plenty of it all week on the fairgrounds.
    July 16, 2014 - 6:36 am
  • Patrons enjoy Cruise Night in St. Charles

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    July 16, 2014 - 6:59 am
  • Good Samaritan Clothing Closet offers free clothes to Kaneland families

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland families looking to stretch their budget have the chance to get free clothing today and Thursday in Sugar Grove.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Humvee new tool in county’s emergency management arsenal

    GENEVA – A volunteer effort that involved hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in donations has provided Kane County with a new emergency respon ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Batavia eyes lifting ban on video gambling

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Tuesday took the first step in lifting the city’s ban on video gambling.
    July 16, 2014 - 6:35 am
  • Commodity Carnival comes to Kane Fair

    ST. CHARLES – A three-part activity that teaches children about bringing animals to market will be available all week at the Kane County Fair.
    July 15, 2014 - 10:47 pm
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