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  • St. Peter School regroups after difficult spring

    GENEVA – A local Catholic school is in the process of rebuilding its student enrollment and its standing in the community after a tense period earlier ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Music, storytelling still keep crowds coming to annual folk fest

    GENEVA – Though Sunday started out cloudy and drizzly, it did not stop die-hard folk fans from coming to the second day of the Fox Valley Folk Music a ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:26 am
  • Fire at Dean Street home causes $5,000 in damage

    ST. CHARLES – Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue responded Monday morning to a single-family residence in the 39W070 block of Dean Street in St. Ch ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of Kane County seeking volunteers

    GENEVA – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is seeking volunteers in the following areas – natural resources (including seed harvest voluntee ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Kraft Foods Group voluntarily recalling cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles

    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, acco ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Wednesday groundbreaking set for The Quad St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A groundbreaking event to commemorate the retail redevelopment at The Quad St. Charles will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mal ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Batavia Block Party provides food, fun on both sides of river

    BATAVIA – Sue Fricano knew the Batavia Block Party on Sunday was a hit when all 500 drinking cups were sold before the end of the event.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Residents spot celebs, McCarthy and Wahlberg family members near Hotel Baker

    ST. CHARLES – The area of downtown St. Charles near Hotel Baker was filled with onlookers for most of the weekend as word spread of a celebrity weddin ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Toilet Bowl Challenge a family affair at Maple Park Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK – Before the start of the 10th Annual Toilet Bowl Challenge on Saturday, Jon Ausbury made sure that his team completed a practice run on th ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Crowds flock to Hotel Baker after McCarthy, Wahlberg sighting

    ST. CHARLES – As word began to spread of what appears to be a celebrity wedding at the Hotel Baker in St. Charles, crowds of people were lining up alo ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Crowds turn out for Sheriff Perez's annual car show

    ELBURN – Tim McMillan stood near his shiny red 1990 GMC Suburban fire vehicle, offering a simple reason for why he had acquired the vehicle he was sho ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 4:54 pm
  • McCarthy, Wahlberg spotted at Hotel Baker on wedding weekend

    ST. CHARLES – Jenny McCarthy and Donnie Wahlberg were spotted Friday afternoon entering Hotel Baker in St. Charles, despite news reports suggesting th ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:39 am
  • West Nile virus found in Geneva; spraying planned

    GENEVA – The West Nile virus was detected Aug. 21 in a mosquito trap on Geneva’s west side. The city’s mosquito abatement contractor will be spraying ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Batavia School Board debates city request to extend TIF district

    BATAVIA – Batavia School Board members want to know more about why the city is asking for an extension of its downtown tax increment financing distric ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:40 am
  • Batavia School Board to vote on 3-year teachers contract

    BATAVIA – Batavia teachers have agreed to a new three-year contract with Batavia School District 101.
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 12:34 am
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