Local News

  • St. Charles high schools rank among best in nation

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North and East are the only two Kane County high schools listed among Illinois’ Top 50 public schools in the U.S. News 2014 ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Grant to fund park projects in St. Charles

    The St. Charles Park District is preparing to make the Fox River more accessible to those wanting to partake in water sports.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:05 pm
  • St. Charles hydrant flushing begins next week

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Works Water Division will begin its annual spring hydrant flushing Monday.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves rebate for expansion of outlet mall

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members Tuesday unanimously voted to rebate $3.2 million of future property taxes to the Chicago Premium Outlets mall i ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Celebrating newly remodeled Maurices in North Aurora

    North Aurora Village President Dale Berman (center), celebrated the newly remodeled Maurices store Thursday at 1720 Orchard Gateway Blvd. in the North ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Geneva Chamber event showcases area businesses

    David Buetow, Fuchs & Roselli, Ltd. networks with Kelley and Bill Nelson of State Farm Insurance during a Geneva Chamber of Commerce Business After Ho ...
    April 23, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Batavia alderman looking at reviving dam discussion

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit believes it is time to address the continued deterioration of the north dam on the Fox River in Batavia.
    April 23, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Homes burglarized Wednesday in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is investigating two residential burglaries that happened Wednesday morning on the city's west side, p ...
    April 23, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • Minor injuries in 5-vehicle crash in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An 18-year-old St. Charles resident received a citation after he was involved Wednesday morning in a crash involving at least five vehic ...
    April 23, 2014 - 9:57 pm
  • Building the perfect robot: St. Charles-based robotics team headed to world competition

    ST. CHARLES – For hours at a time, groups of teenagers gather in an area of Genesis Automation in St. Charles, working to prepare a robot for competit ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Face Time with Matt Streitmatter

    Geneva resident Matt Streitmatter, 29, was walking his dog at Fox River Bluff Dog Park in St. Charles when he answered 12 questions for the Kane Count ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Elburn budget wins approval from Village Board

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board voted Monday night to adopt its budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1, although board member Jeff Walter voted ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Elburn veterinarian files lawsuit against anonymous complaint websites

    ELBURN – An Elburn veterinarian who also sells ragdoll cats has filed a lawsuit against the creator of anonymous websites she contends are trying to h ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Oberweis pushes 26-and-older minimum wage hike

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, still hopes to convince Democrats that his proposed minimum-wage increase is the better option for Illinois.
    April 23, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Batavia School Board members debate purchasing new Chromebooks

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 board members Tuesday debated whether to have middle school and high school students pay more in registration fe ...
    April 23, 2014 - 7:32 am