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  • Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas extends Small Business Saturday's reach

    BERWYN – With Small Business Saturday just around the corner, Berwyn's 12 Days of Christmas encourages residents to shop local Nov. 28 and throughout ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:27 am
  • Rep. Ron Sandack honored for efforts to stop drunk driving

    DOWNERS GROVE – Mothers Against Drunk Driving named State Rep. Ron Sandack, R.-Downers Grove, as one of its six "2015 Legislators of the Year," accord ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:00 am
  • Villa Park teen charged with shooting two

    VILLA PARK – A 16-year-old Villa Park boy has been charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm after two unarmed men were shot the ev ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:07 am
  • Boys basketball: Glen Ellyn, Wheaton, West Chicago teams set for tipoff

    Basketball is a numbers game: Points per game, field goal percentage and total rebounds can all tell the story of a team. With the season about to tip ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:02 am
  • Police reports: Elmhurst for Nov. 27

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Elmhurst Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have n ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:09 am
  • Elderday Center to participate in Giving Tuesday

    BATAVIA – Elderday Center in Batavia is once again joining the nation by participating in Giving Tuesday on Dec. 1.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Joan Knows: Conjuring a dream parade in St. Charles

    So many of us are looking forward to the Holiday Homecoming Electric Christmas Parade at 5:30 p.m. Saturday in St. Charles.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Johnathan D. Ledesma, 25, of the 100 block of South Tyler Road, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, Nov. 19, with theft and burglary.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • Giving trees available at Geneva History Museum

    GENEVA – The eighth annual Geneva Giving Trees and 18th Century Créche displays will be open through Dec. 23 at the Geneva History Museum, 113 S. Thir ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • St. Charles woman rescued after car goes into pond

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – An 85-year-old St. Charles woman recently was rescued after she mistakenly drove into a pond in Blackberry Township, according t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Contract negotiations continue in Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland School District 302 has added a section on its website – – "to communicate ongoing updates" as district ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:32 pm
  • Holiday spirit: Volunteers pitch in to set up Lazarus House Thanksgiving Feast

    ST. CHARLES – For years, Geneva resident Tom Tatlock said he hosted Thanksgiving celebrations at his home, welcoming dozens of guests for an annual fe ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:30 pm
  • Shoppers urged to buy local on Small Business Saturday

    As the owner of Town House Books and Cafe in St. Charles, David Hunt said supporting local businesses the Saturday after Thanksgiving isn’t new, but t ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 2:24 pm
  • Downers Grove celebrates holidays with 10 events

    DOWNERS GROVEThe holidays have come to Downers Grove. Here are 10 chances to celebrate in town, star ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 7:51 am
  • Kane County master gardeners earn accolades

    ST. CHARLES – The University of Illinois Extension celebrated its Kane County master gardeners with an awards and appreciation ceremony last month. Th ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:15 pm
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