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  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce seeking award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development and ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Batavia police officer struck during incident

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Police Department is seeking information regarding an incident in which a police officer was struck early Monday at Green Meadow ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva police: Report of student with gun unfounded

    GENEVA – Geneva police determined that a report of a teenager allegedly seen with a handgun waiting for a school bus Wednesday morning was unfounded. ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County to renew contract with Blue Cross Blue Shield

    GENEVA – Despite considering another insurance provider, Kane County will remain with Blue Cross Blue Shield, pending County Board approval next month ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • St. Charles police offer Halloween safety tips

    ST. CHARLES – With trick-or-treating set for Oct. 31, the St. Charles Police Department issued a news release sharing safety tips to make sure the nig ...
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 10:02 pm
  • U.S. Bank building to become center for independent workers

    GENEVA – A new business, 25N Coworking Community, has bought the former U.S. Bank building at 25 N. Third St. in Geneva, officials said.
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Retail center planned for Avenue Motor Sales building in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A developer plans to demolish the building that formerly housed Avenue Motor Sales in Batavia and build a retail center.
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • BatFest to feature family-friendly activities

    BATAVIA – Those who plan to attend Saturday’s BatFest in downtown Batavia should start warming up their pumpkin-rolling arm.
    NEW: Oct. 22, 2014 - 9:54 pm
  • Batavia police officer hit during incident

    BATAVIA – The Batavia police department is seeking information regarding an incident in which a police officer was struck early Monday at Green Meadow ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 6:46 pm
  • Police: Report of student seen with gun deemed unfounded

    GENEVA – Geneva Police determined that a report of a teenager allegedly seen with a handgun waiting for a school bus this morning has proven unfounded ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Oberweis, Durbin set for debate tonight

    Democratic U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis are set for a debate at 7 o'clock tonight. It will be streamed live at www.abc ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Smallcakes & Treats holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles join in helping to cut the ribbon to Smallcakes & Treats, which is at 17 W. Main St., Suite 12 ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am
  • Slice of Life: What it's like to run Kuipers Family Farm

    MAPLE PARK – The stem fell off the 30-pound pumpkin as soon as Kuipers Family Farm owner Wade Kuipers pulled on it.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:08 pm
  • New Animal Control executive impresses county leaders

    GENEVA – Kane County’s newest Animal Control leader only has been on the job since September, but Kane County Board members said Tuesday he already ha ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 10:40 pm
  • Batavia aldermen asking for extension of downtown TIF district

    BATAVIA – City aldermen are asking the state legislature for an extension of its downtown tax increment financing District 3.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:29 pm
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