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  • Chicken coop catches fire in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A house on the city’s southwest side sustained damage Wednesday when a backyard chicken coop caught fire, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Sch ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Geneva History Museum nominated for national medal

    GENEVA – The Geneva History Museum was nominated for the 2015 National Medal for Museum Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Firefighters put out garbage can fire in Geneva

    GENEVA – Firefighters were called to put out a fire Wednesday in a plastic garbage can in an alley behind businesses on the northwest corner of State ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Jones Law Office building moves to new home at Langum Park

    The Jones Law Office building is moved onto a slab Wednesday morning at Langum Park in St. Charles from its previous location on Cedar Avenue. The 14- ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Batavia residents question proposed lease with ex-school board president

    BATAVIA – A proposal for Batavia School District 101 to lease a building owned by a former Batavia School Board president is receiving scrutiny from r ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves support staff contract

    BATAVIA – Support staff members at Batavia School District 101 have a new four-year contract.Batavia ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Geneva District 304 approves $100.3M budget

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board this week unanimously approved its 2014-15 budget of $100.3 million in expenditures and $95.5 million in ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Search for Kaneland interim superintendent renewed

    MAPLE PARK – The search for an interim superintendent will be renewed at Kaneland School District 302, and a special board meeting is set for 6 p.m. T ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Geneva man’s murder case back in court next week

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Kane County judge on Wednesday continued to take a substitution of judge request under advisement in a Geneva man’s murder ca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
  • Kane County's $2M budget gap narrows to $800,000

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have a three-week deadline to make about $800,000 in cuts from next year’s proposed general fund budget, Executive Fina ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • 'It could have been way worse': No injuries in St. Charles house fire

    ST. CHARLES – Barefoot, Mary Popiel on Wednesday afternoon stood outside her St. Charles home, which just moments before had been on fire.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Johnny Rivers to perform hits at the Arcada Theatre

    Johnny Rivers’ distinct guitar playing on the song “Secret Agent Man” helped make the song a hit. Ri ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 4:52 pm
  • Cadence, Northwestern merger begins Sept. 1

    The merger between Cadence Health and Northwestern Memorial HealthCare is finalized, the organizations announced today in a joint news release.
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:02 pm
  • St. Charles backyard chicken coop catches fire; house damaged

    ST. CHARLES – A house on the city's south side sustained damage Wednesday when a backyard chicken coop caught fire, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Schelst ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 1:08 pm
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