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  • Another executive director ready to take over Plainfield parks

    PLAINFIELD – The Plainfield Township Park District has signed a contract with new Executive Director Carlo Capalbo, board President Mary Kay Ludemann ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Lockport Rotary hosts Tuskegee Airman

    LOCKPORT – Oscar Lawton Wilkerson earned the chance to train as a military pilot during World War II, a rarity for black men in those days.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Celebrate fall in Frankfort

    FRANKFORT – A fall festival celebrating everyday superheroes will be held Labor Day weekend in Frankfort. 
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Forest Preserve police to watch for speeding bicyclists

    NEW LENOX – Forest Preserve District of Will County police officers will conduct safety checks over the Labor Day weekend along a stretch of the Hicko ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Hultgren, Duckworth talk about bipartisan legislation

    ELGIN – While partisan bickering in Washington might dominate the headlines, that doesn’t tell the whole story, U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Folk music, dance, stories in spotlight at Geneva festival

    GENEVA – The 38th annual Fox Valley Folk Music & Storytelling Festival will be Sunday and Monday at Island Park in Geneva.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • Sugar Grove library director leaves for job at Zion-Benton

    SUGAR GROVE – After two years as a part-time director for the Sugar Grove Public Library, Carol Dolin is leaving to be a full-time director at the Zio ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Setting up shop

    Selling gelato in winter is a tough business – just ask Tory Chiappelli, who opened O’ Sole Mio in downtown Batavia in April 2013 and had to endure a ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Block Party to offer taste of Batavia

    BATAVIA – Those who come out to Sunday’s Batavia Block Party can sample what restaurants in downtown Batavia have to offer, as well as view classic ca ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Trial for man charged with killing Kelli O'Laughlin to begin Sept. 2

    The trial of John Wilson Jr., the man charged with killing 14-year-old Kelli O’Laughlin on Oct. 27, 2011 at her Indian Park home, is set to begin Tues ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Kane County auditor recommends transition audit for sheriff’s office

    GENEVA – With Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez not seeking re-election this fall, one county official is seeking funds to conduct an audit to help with t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Ploppert takes seat as Geneva library trustee

    GENEVA – Former aldermanic candidate Zachary Ploppert was seated Thursday evening as the Geneva Public Library’s newest trustee.
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Police reports: West Chicago for Aug. 21

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the West Chicago Police Department. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged with a c ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • Men plead not guilty in Addison heroin trafficking

    ADDISON – Four men charged in a July drug bust in Addison pleaded not guilty Monday.Orlando Pacheco- ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 8:17 pm
  • Owner cited $100 for building code violations in wake of Cicero apartment fire that killed 1

    CICERO – Charges have been filed against a Cicero landlord for building code violations in the wake of a fire that left one dead and an unknown amount ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 4:48 pm
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