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  • Right Fit brings personalized fitness approach to La Grange

    LA GRANGE – With 11 years in the fitness training industry, Right Fit is branching out for the first time with a new location at 1045 S. La Grange Roa ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • McHenry businesses offer homecoming alternatives after high school strike cancels events

    McHENRY – Local businesses owners will host events this weekend for McHenry Community High School District 156 students whose homecoming events were c ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:35 am
  • Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge closed indefinitely after fire

    CHANNAHON – Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge will be closed indefinitely after a fire Wednesday evening, according to Fire Chief John Petrakis.
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 10:15 am
  • Outdoors: Wisconsin fishing facilities open doors for tours

    There is so much to do at this time of the year that managing to fit things into a schedule can be a formidable task. Most fish are feeding voraciousl ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:54 am
  • River City Roasters launches special roast for Wheaton Grand Theater

    WHEATON – Downtown cafe and roastery River City Roasters is now selling a special coffee to help raise money for the renovation of the Wheaton Grand T ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 9:10 am
  • Face Time with Kevin Hawkins

    St. Charles resident Kevin Hawkins, 49, was working at his restaurant, Liu Brothers Asian Bistro in St. Charles when he answered 11 questions for the ...
    Oct. 8, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Trick-or-treating, games, pumpkins and more coming up at BatFest

    BATAVIA – BatFest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 24 in downtown Batavia. Participants are invited to get dressed up as a favorite villain ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Books Between Bites to feature Batavia superintendent

    BATAVIA – Batavia’s monthly noontime book program Books Between Bites welcomes Batavia’s school superintendent, Lisa Hichens, at noon Oct. 15 at the B ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • ‘We are going to light this place up’

    GENEVA – The Greater Geneva Art Guild’s “Art Works” exhibit is planned for Oct. 16 and 17 at the Geneva Public Works Department, 1800 South St.,
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Residents clash with auto repair shop plans at Plainfield meeting

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Plan Commission on Tuesday officially recommended a special use permit and site plan review for the relocation of the 59 A ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Railside Citrus Insurance Agency opens in Elburn

    Dave Broz celebrates the opening of his Railside Citrus Insurance Agency at 109 N. Main St., Elburn. He was joined at Wednesday's event by Laura Curci ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • KYB Dressage to hold Horsey Halloween event

    MAPLE PARK – A family of horse trainers and staff will be hosting an all-ages Halloween event.The KY ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • The House at 316 a tradition in Maple Park neighborhood

    MAPLE PARK – When a sporting goods store was going out of business a few years ago in DeKalb, Hank Hockey saw an opportunity to pick up some deals on ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • Channahon's Lone Star Restaurant damaged in fire

    CHANNAHON – A fire that started at about 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lone Star Restaurant and Lounge in Channahon had Channahon Fire Protection District an ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 8:21 pm
  • Jefferson Street bridge update: Work in downtown Joliet could last into November

    JOLIET – The Jefferson Street bridge could remain closed for several more weeks.The bridge over the ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 5:51 pm
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