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  • Romeoville waives bids on athletic center sign

    ROMEOVILLE – The Romeoville Village Board has waived bidding for construction of a new sign renaming the Romeoville Athletic and Event Center.
    NEW: March 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia School Board candidates discuss issues at forum

    BATAVIA – How much the Batavia School Board acts independently from the administration of Batavia School District 101 was an issue raised during Thur ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • After 33 rounds, Troy Middle School seventh-grader wins 2015 Will County Spelling Bee

    LOCKPORT – Troy Middle School seventh-grader Summit Kumar won the 2015 Will County Spelling Bee on Thursday at Lockport East High School after a seesa ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Community pays respect to sports legend Gordie Gillespie

    JOLIET – It seemed everyone related to Joliet athletics – past and present – streamed Thursday into the New Covenant Community Church on Thursday to ...
    March 5, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Batavia rethinking policy on banners, holiday decorations

    BATAVIA – In light of an upcoming project to reconstruct Houston Street, a Batavia city staff member is making several recommendations on the future d ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:15 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Nicholas J. Reece, 31, of the 400 block of East Prairie Avenue, Lombard, was charged, Saturday, Feb. 21, with driving under the influence, driving w ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • St. Charles businesses pass tobacco compliance checks

    ST. CHARLES – Almost three dozen St. Charles businesses recently passed an inspection that tested their compliance with tobacco laws, according to a S ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Kathleen King’s sister takes stand at Geneva murder trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kristine Kuester said she and her sister, Kathleen King, had a close relationship.
    March 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Tuesday last day to register to vote for April election

    Kane County Clerk John Cunningham reminds Kane County residents that Tuesday is the last day to register to vote for the April 7 consolidated election ...
    March 5, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Spring Craft Bonanza upcoming in Downers Grove

    DOWNERS GROVE – A spring craft show spotlighting woodwork, ceramics, wearable art, woven jewelry and more is set for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 11 at the ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:23 pm
  • St. Charles Kiwanis Club members to be grand marshals at St. Patrick's Parade

    ST. CHARLES – Members of the St. Charles Kiwanis Club will serve as the grand marshals for the 16th annual St. Patrick’s Parade, which will be at 2 p. ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Kane County prepares for possible state budget cuts

    GENEVA – With a potential $4 million revenue shortfall on the horizon, Kane County leaders are taking steps to protect the county’s financial health.
    March 5, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Women's History Month highlights accomplishments, contributions

    A suffragette-era dress on a mannequin in the window of the St. Charles History Museum illustrates the 75-year battle for women’s voting rights. But i ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:08 pm
  • Wheaton Park District launches new website

    WHEATON – The Wheaton Park District has revamped its website,, according to a district news release.
    March 5, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Registration open for D200 Special Olympics 'Bowl for the Torch' fundraiser

    Registration is open for the annual "Bowl for the Torch" Community Unit School District 200 Special Olympics bowling fundraiser May 9, according to a ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:03 pm
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