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  • Geneva mayor leaves Naper post

    GENEVA – Geneva Mayor Kevin Burns said he has left his job as vice president of marketing and development for Naper Settlement Museum, which is part o ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Batavia accepting applications to fill vacancy on City Council

    BATAVIA – The city is accepting applications to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent resignation of 5th Ward Alderman Steve Vas ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:18 pm
  • Elburn takes new approach with police records specialist

    ELBURN – Village officials unanimously approved a new approach to filling the position of records specialist in the police department, voting Tuesday ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:19 pm
  • PartyLite facility in Batavia to be upgraded

    BATAVIA – PartyLite’s facility at 601 Kingsland Drive in Batavia soon will be the home for all of the company’s candle manufacturing and development w ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • St. Charles Park District to put $28M referendum on April ballot

    ST. CHARLES – Voters in the St. Charles Park District this spring will decide whether the district can borrow $28 million in bonds for a new recreatio ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Judge to rule on defense's request for Geneva murder case details

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County Circuit Judge James Hallock said he plans to rule today on a motion seeking more details about the state’s charges ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • FreshGround Roasting moves to Geneva

    WEST CHICAGO – FreshGround Roasting has closed its West Chicago location and moved to Geneva, according to city officials.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • First west suburban Ronald McDonald House opens in Winfield

    WINFIELD – Ronald McDonald House Charities has opened its first west suburban house in Winfield.The ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:30 pm
  • Q&A: Wheaton resident, Girl Scouts president talks 21st century women

    WHEATON – Wheaton resident Kathy Hopinkah Hannan was recently elected national president of Girl Scouts of the USA.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Glen Ellyn debuts YourGOV app to assist residents in reporting complaints

    GLEN ELLYN – The fight against potholes is entering the 21st century, thanks to a new cell phone and tablet application for submitting complaints to t ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 6:12 pm
  • Four pets saved in Plainfield Township fire

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP – Four pets were saved from a single-family, two-story home destroyed in a fire in the Lakewood Falls subdivision Wednesday aftern ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:58 pm
  • Veterans housing project in Joliet gets more funding

    JOLIET – The Hope Manor veterans housing project has received more financial support.BMO Harris Bank ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:51 pm
  • School District 47 raises fees for second year in a row

    CRYSTAL LAKE – The registration fees District 47 parents pay are set to climb nearly 17 percent next school year.
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:50 pm
  • McHenry County private schools selectively adopting Common Core standards

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Using new math textbooks aligned to Common Core standards, Ed Bower sometimes finds himself dropping the text and teaching students in ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 5:25 pm
  • Cicero man calls for help while lying on ice on Des Plaines River in Riverside

    RIVERSIDE – Riverside and Lyons police helped a man off the frozen Des Plaines River after he made a 911 call at 8:15 p.m. Jan. 20 for medical assista ...
    Jan. 23, 2015 - 6:52 am
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