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  • A good scare

    ST. CHARLES – Growing up, Pete Pavia said he would convert his bedroom into a haunted house.He said ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 10:41 pm
  • Sixth Street School cornerstone contained blueprints from 1923

    GENEVA – The cornerstone removed late last month from the demolition of the former Sixth Street School in Geneva contained only the blueprints for the ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 9:12 pm
  • Firm's initial District 200 facility suggestions revolve around use of space

    WHEATON – The Community Unit School District 200 Board of Education got its first look at what the district's buildings and classrooms of the future m ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Uncertain state funding status 'scares' domestic violence service providers

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – As the domestic violence youth program coordinator for Mutual Ground in Aurora, Sarah Hipp knows how domestic violence can affe ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 urges proper reporting after rumor incident

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is asking parents to talk to their children about properly reporting information in light of a recent miscommuni ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Lincoln school community showing support with shirts

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting to show support for Lincoln Elementary School – which District 303 leaders are considering closing – may do so with an ora ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Forest preserve facility plan back on Elburn's radar

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board took a fresh look Monday night at a plan by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to buy property a ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Downtown Joliet transporation project caught in funding crunch

    JOLIET – The downtown transportation center project is in trouble, running over budget and facing demands from the state that Joliet come up with near ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Riviera Jewelers in Glen Ellyn to shut its doors after 35 years

    GLEN ELLYN – For 35 years, Riviera Jewelers owner Jan Malopy has tried to make sure her customers had a one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry to celebrate th ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 11:37 pm
  • Lanes reopened after crash on Route 59 in Shorewood

    SHOREWOOD – The intersection of Route 59 and Black Road is clear after a two-vehicle crash caused traffic lanes on Route 59 to briefly shut down.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Huntley considers tax breaks for corporation mulling headquarters move

    HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote Thursday on providing a 50 percent, three-year property tax abatement for Hiwin Corporation, which is hoping to ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Will County police: Toddler hit by riding lawnmower, no sign of foul play

    PLAINFIELD TOWNSHIP – A 2-year-old girl is expected to survive after being run over by a riding lawnmower Tuesday.
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Joliet Police: Robbery victim shoots back

    JOLIET – Police say a victim exchanged gunfire early Tuesday in Joliet with a would-be robber.About ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Joliet woman robbed at gunpoint

    JOLIET – Police say a woman was robbed at gunpoint while loading her car Monday night.Joliet Police ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Lemont high schoolers medal at national French competion

    LEMONT – Five Lemont High School students earned national medals for their performances on Le Grand Concours, an annual competition sponsored by the A ...
    Oct. 6, 2015 - 3:45 pm
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