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  • Kiwanis Club donates ‘Gift of Play’ to YMCA Camp Independence

    VOLO – The completion of a new state-of-the-art playground built for special needs children was celebrated with a ribbon cutting at Volo’s YMCA Camp I ...
    May 5, 2015 - 8:48 am
  • Face Time with Matthew Guthrie

    St. Charles resident Matthew Guthrie, 27, was at the Friends of the St. Charles Public Library book sale when he answered nine questions for the Kane ...
    May 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • MCC students develop horticulture therapy program for Crystal Lake nursing home

    CRYSTAL LAKE – Bags of soil are piled in a corner while wooden planks are stacked off to the side.Bu ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • O’Dekirk sworn in as Joliet mayor

    JOLIET – New Mayor Bob O’Dekirk took office Monday, saying the people of Joliet can achieve great things working together but adding that he would res ...
    May 4, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Outgoing trustee honored at re-organizational Plainfield village meeting

    PLAINFIELD – Trustee Paul Fay was given a sendoff at Monday’s Plainfield Village Board re-organizational meeting before three members were sworn in.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • Prosecutors seek to drop sex abuse charges against Blackberry Township man

    Federal prosecutors in Utah filed court papers last week seeking to dismiss charges against a man from Blackberry Township, near Geneva, alleging he s ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • St. Charles man accused of stealing from employer

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man faces a felony shoplifting charge on accusations he stole from his employer, according to a St. Charles police report.
    May 4, 2015 - 11:01 pm
  • Are you prepared? Fairdale tornado a reminder of how dangerous storms can be

    Kane County Emergency Management Director Don Bryant knows if the tornado that caused so much damage last month in the town of Fairdale in DeKalb Coun ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Former mayors, colleagues praise retiring St. Charles alderman Jim Martin

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Martin said it was exactly 16 years ago when he was taken to the hospital in a near-death situation.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Batavia library officials withdraw $100,000 grant request

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials on Monday withdrew their request seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a ...
    May 4, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Brown, Flanagan step down after 46 years of service to Geneva

    GENEVA – City officials said goodbye to two long-serving aldermen Monday, as those newly elected and re-elected were sworn in.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:20 pm
  • Geneva’s Got Talent application period extended

    GENEVA – The application deadline for Geneva’s Got Talent has been extended to 9:30 p.m. May 11, officials said.
    May 4, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • V-E Day swing dance to be held at Le Jardin

    WHEATON – Cantigny Park and the First Division Museum will hold a swing dance in honor of the 70th anniversary of Victory in Europe Day, according to ...
    May 4, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • District 41 invites community to join facilities task force

    GLEN ELLYN – Glen Ellyn School District 41 is seeking community input by forming a Facilities Community Task Force to address issues with space and ov ...
    May 5, 2015 - 3:02 pm
  • Police Reports: Glen Ellyn for April 30

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Glen Ellyn Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    May 4, 2015 - 8:43 pm
  • Reader Poll

    Should all workers get paid sick and/or vacation leave?
    Paid sick leave only
    Paid vacation leave only
    Workers should not be entitled to either