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  • Bridge, highway work for Will, Grundy counties

    Bridge replacements and interstate work are a big part of the main roadway projects scheduled for this year by the state and Will and Grundy counties.
    April 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Will County Forest Preserve director to take early retirement

    JOLIET – Will County Forest Preserve District Executive Director Marcy DeMauro is among the employees taking advantage of an early retirement program ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • Civil rights activist talks at JJC about overcoming school segregation

    JOLIET – Sylvia Mendez shared Friday a story she promised her mother she would tell everyone: her family’s fight to make sure she and her siblings cou ...
    April 18, 2015 - 1:00 am
  • ChatterGirls program in Crystal Lake aims to raise self-esteem among young girls

    She started it for her granddaughter. She started it for her daughter. She started it for herself.Al ...
    April 17, 2015 - 11:17 pm
  • No injuries as minivan crashes into Geneva liquor store

    GENEVA – No one was hurt Friday morning when a driver without functional brakes in his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan drove into the front of an eastside Ge ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:47 pm
  • Attorney contests guilty verdict in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Public Defender this week formally challenged the guilty verdict in a Geneva man’s first-degree murder case.
    April 17, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Forest preserve renamed in Hoscheit's honor

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve Commission honored one of its own this week by approving a resolution to rename the Little Woods Forest Prese ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:50 pm
  • Multi-car crash leads to discovery of stolen registration stickers

    ST. CHARLES – A multivehicle crash last week led to felony charges against a 51-year-old woman after police discovered she had stolen license plate re ...
    April 17, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Jordan M. Hale, 23, of the 400 block of Union Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Sunday, April 12, with driving under the influence, driving with a bl ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Family takes on new eatery, sports bar in former Gratto location

    GENEVA – The former Gratto Italian Tapas is being transformed into a casual dining sports bar to be called Rascals Tavern and Grill, new co-owner Dina ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:23 pm
  • St. Charles Arts Council to campaign for downtown center

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council will introduce its campaign for a downtown center for arts and education at an event next month, according ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:22 pm
  • Courts seeking feedback from visitors

    GENEVA – Visitors to Kane County courtrooms between now and May 1 might be asked to weigh in on their experience.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:55 pm
  • Geneva OKs budget of nearly $91 million

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen recently approved a 2015-16 budget of nearly $91 million, an increase over the previous year’s budget of more than $89 millio ...
    April 17, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Valley Lodge Tavern opens in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A business that started on the North Shore opened a St. Charles location this week.Val ...
    April 17, 2015 - 7:51 pm
  • Getting around

    Wanda Thomas is worried about how her clients at the Association for Individual Development will get to their jobs and medical appointments if million ...
    April 17, 2015 - 7:51 pm
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