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  • Cars burglarized in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is reminding residents to lock their cars after three vehicles were reported burglarized last week.
    April 16, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Kane County property tax bills to be mailed soon

    Kane County Treasurer David Rickert announced in a press release that property tax bills will be mailed Friday, April 24. The first installment is due ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Replica Viking ship visit day set in Geneva

    GENEVA – The first of seven monthly visit days for a replica Viking ship will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 18, at Good Templar Park, 528 E ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:30 pm
  • Batavia aldermen recommended changes to city’s liquor code

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday recommended changes to the city’s liquor code that would allow salons and some other businesses to sell alcohol.
    April 14, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Club of comfort: Gay-Straight Alliances offer safe place for LGBT youth

    Landon Mosley, a junior at Kaneland High School in Maple Park, said it’s not a secret he is transgender – the student newspaper published an article a ...
    April 14, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Kane County ZBA OKs zoning change for former Hideaway

    GENEVA – The Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals voted, 6-1, Tuesday in favor of rezoning for the shuttered Al Capone’s Hideaway so it can re-emerge a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 6:59 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland residents speak out on wrestling room, art cuts

    SUGAR GROVE – In the early stages of Monday night’s meeting of Kaneland School District 302’s school board, there was joy and applause for the recogni ...
    April 14, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Air Classics Museum opened Saturday for the season

    SUGAR GROVE – Those visiting the Air Classics Museum of Aviation at the Aurora Municipal Airport in Sugar Grove can not only see aviation history, the ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Official urges caution after boat falls over St. Charles dam

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles fire chief is urging those on the Fox River not to stray too close to the dam north of Main Street after a boat fell ove ...
    April 14, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Sugar Grove TIF proposal meets resistance

    SUGAR GROVE – As Sugar Grove prepares for a public hearing next week on plans for its second tax increment finance district, other taxing bodies are g ...
    April 15, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Wasco Nursery named revolutionary garden center

    CAMPTON HILLS – Wasco Nursery & Garden Center this year is being touted as one of the horticulture industry’s top local garden centers.
    April 15, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Kane County creates tornado relief fund

    GENEVA – Kane County has set up a way for residents to help those affected by last week’s tornado in Fairdale.
    April 14, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Kane County Board denies liquor license for gentleman's club

    GENEVA – In a split vote, the Kane County Board on Tuesday denied a liquor license to a woman seeking to turn the Blackjack's property in St. Charles ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Chicago’s Banjo Buddies Dixieland Jazz Band at The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – Chicago’s Banjo Buddies Dixieland Jazz Band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 28, at The Holmstad, 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia.
    April 14, 2015 - 2:08 pm
  • Lottery ticket worth $100,000 sold in South Elgin

    SOUTH ELGIN – A 37-year-old Elgin woman won $100,000 in the Illinois Lottery St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle. The winning ticket was bought at Bu ...
    April 14, 2015 - 1:27 pm