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  • Stand by your pan – and other home cooking safety tips

    PLAINFIELD – The peak day for home cooking fires is Thanksgiving – when we’re often distracted by daydreams of Black Friday sales, friends and family, ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Trauma nurse starts over after bus accident

    On this day dedicated to giving thanks, The Herald-News revisited people who were the subjects of three stories this year.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm
  • Lockport women coordinate annual blanket distribution for the homeless

    LOCKPORT – When Debbie Anderson and Pat Lewis distribute blankets at homeless shelters, they hang a poster that says “In Memory of Brian.”
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Gabriel A. Hernandez, 20, of the 200 block of Pine Ridge Lane, Montgomery, was charged Thursday, Nov. 20, with underage drinking.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Blue Island man still in jail after escape from Batavia police car

    BATAVIA – A Blue Island man remains in Kane County Jail after he briefly escaped Saturday from Batavia police custody. Bond was set at $20,000.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Kane County Circuit Judge David Akemann is set to rule soon on whether Rodrigue Ceda Makindu can play for the Mooseheart boys basketball team, or whet ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:12 pm
  • New sports gastropub set to open early next year in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A sports gastropub soon will take over the space formerly occupied by El Casanova Mexican restaurant at 1890 Mill St. in Batavia.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:11 pm
  • ‘A legendary individual’

    GENEVA – For more than four decades, Alvin Rosenthal was a part-owner and buyer for The Little Traveler, at 404 S. Third St., Geneva.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:10 pm
  • Geneva couple delivers Thanksgiving meal to police

    GENEVA – When Bill Ferry walked into the Geneva Police Department, it was not to pay a ticket or report a crime.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:06 pm
  • Toys for Kids program continues after leader's passing

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Township supervisor has taken over a holiday program after its local founder died earlier this year.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • Settlement nears on Norris Center, District 303 split

    ST. CHARLES – A move that started in 2011 to separate the Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center from St. Charles School District 303 is pending in Ka ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 6:59 pm
  • Elmhurst Turkey Trot to close roads Thanksgiving morning

    ELMHURST – Street closures and detour routes will be in effect on Thanksgiving morning in Elmhurst for the 31st annual Dan Gibbons Turkey Trot.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion in the ne ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • La Grange board unanimously approves 23-unit condo development for Ashland Avenue

    LA GRANGE – At their Nov. 24 meeting, the La Grange Village Board approved a zoning map amendment and special use permit for the proposal of a new con ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Crystal Lake comes together for annual Community Harvest

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Every year, Jay Gorski of Crystal Lake takes a week off from his Chicago-based job to spend five hours of each day weighing and organiz ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 4:27 pm
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