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  • Kaneland graduate releases 5th published novel

    Tammy Schmidt, a 1993 graduate of Kaneland High School and a Northern Illinois University graduate, said she hopes people enjoy her fifth published no ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's deputies take part in fundraising event

    Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Deanna Koffenberger delivers a customer's meal Tuesday at Culver's in St. Charles as part of ButterBurgers & Badges, a fu ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Batavia to host its annual 4th of July fireworks show

    BATAVIA – Batavia will have its annual fireworks sky concert Saturday. Observation areas for the show will be at Engstrom Park at Main Street and Mill ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia aldermen address stormwater funding

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting discussed a funding gap between what the city is currently spending on stormwater relat ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • A passion for wildlife

    ELBURN – Laura Kirk, 29, of Oswego, was promoted to the position of director of animal care at Elburn-based Fox Valley Wildlife Center by its board of ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • JoJo the Clown to lead Fourth of July bike parade in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – JoJo the Clown has her Clown Victoria decorated in its bright colors and flowers, and it will be ready to go for the Sugar Grove Fourth ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:40 pm
  • Semi overturns; driver suffers minor injuries

    GENEVA – A semitrailer turning east on East State Street from south Kirk Road in Geneva overturned Tuesday as it turned a corner, injuring the driver ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Downers Grove Park District approves plans to issue $4.5 million in bonds for land purchase

    DOWNERS GROVE – The Downers Grove Park District Board of Commissioners has approved its plans to issue $4.5 million in bonds to purchase 14.8 acres of ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • Downers Grove Girl Scouts donate pet supplies to humane society

    DOWNERS GROVE – A group of eight Girl Scouts in Troop 50420 of Downers Grove have collected nearly 800 items for the West Suburban Humane Society as p ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • Streamwood first grader wins Fox Valley Repertory talent contest

    STREAMWOOD – A Streamwood first-grader recently placed first in Fox Valley Repertory’s third annual “GOT TALENT?” contest.
    June 30, 2015 - 7:35 pm
  • Accused ex-Elburn police officer indicted

    ELBURN – Former Elburn Police Officer David Wright, who was charged in April with 21 counts of sexual abuse, was indicted last month by a Kane County ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:29 pm
  • St. Charles police arrest 4, issue citations during traffic safety campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made four arrests and issued up to 88 citations during a one-day traffic campaign earlier this month, according to a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • Team Martial Arts opens in Carol Stream

    CAROL STREAM – Team Martial Arts celebrated the opening of a new Carol Stream studio at 279 W. Elk Trail with a ribbon cutting June 19.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • Land Conservancy of McHenry County to offer chainsaw workshop

    WOODSTOCK – A second-level class on how to operate a chainsaw will be offered by a McHenry County nonprofit this July.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:09 pm
  • Police taser 80-year-old man in Joliet hospital

    JOLIET – An 80-year-old man was tasered by police officers Tuesday while receiving treatment for a broken hip at a Joliet hospital.
    June 30, 2015 - 5:10 pm