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  • Tattoo parlor proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are open to the idea of allowing tattoo parlors in the village’s business districts. A prospective business owner want ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • St. Charles Park District receives financial reporting award

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District recently received an award for its comprehensive annual financial report, the district announced in a news ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva community development director retires

    GENEVA – Whether the issue was annexing nearly 200 acres of Peck Farm Park, or working on zoning amendments or historic preservation, Geneva Community ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Kaneland seeks feedback in search for middle school principal

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland School District 302 is seeking feedback regarding a search for a new principal at Kaneland Harter Middle School.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Exodus Cry representative to join Hultgren at State of the Union

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will bring Laila Mickelwait of Exodus Cry as his guest to the State of the Union address, which takes place at 8 ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • First Baptist Church of Geneva adds space for youth, special needs programs

    GENEVA – First Baptist Church of Geneva on Sunday invited the public to take in its new space for youth programming and children with special needs.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:54 pm
  • Bike fans pack Pheasant Run for motorcycle show

    ST. CHARLES – Jerry Martin - also known as "Olde Skool" according to a patch on his leather vest – perused a veritable ocean of motorcycle parts Satur ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:53 pm
  • Gammon Coach House to honor tapping of 1,000th brew

    BATAVIA – Gammon Coach House in Batavia will reach a major milestone this week, when the craft-beer bar and eatery taps its 1,000th brew.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Arthur E. Taylor, 29, of the 1200 block of East Wilson Street, Batavia, was charged Thursday, Jan. 15, with theft and disorderly conduct.
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • NIU researchers study perceived need to respond to electronic messages from work

    DeKALB – Ben Kastler briefly glanced at his cellphone while shopping for groceries at Hy-Vee in DeKalb.
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:08 am
  • Geneva father, sons invent paw-washing device for dogs

    GENEVA – When Kevin Skibinski’s two shelties, Bella and Buzz, would go outside and come back into the house with muddy feet, it could lead to a major ...
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:19 pm
  • Home Depot aids Scouts to cut pinewood derby cars

    GENEVA – Jacob Kleckner stood in line at Geneva’s Home Depot on Friday, waiting for his block of wood to be cut into a suitable pinewood derby racing ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • IMSA to unveil renderings of planned innovation center

    AURORA – Faculty, staff, students and community members will be headed to the Illinois Math and Science Academy from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesda ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • St. Charles Noon Rotary Club celebrates 75 years

    ST. CHARLES – An organization in St. Charles with the motto “Service Above Self” is celebrating its 75th anniversary this year.
    Jan. 17, 2015 - 8:16 am
  • St. Charles police reported 1 internal investigation in 2014

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department conducted one internal investigation in 2014, the department reported this month in its annual interna ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:59 pm
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