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  • Plainfield school district seeks 19 percent levy increase

    PLAINFIELD – Plainfield School District 202 is seeking a 19 percent levy increase, although school officials say in reality they can only get a fracti ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:44 pm
  • Joliet Park District Board approves tax levy increase

    JOLIET – The Joliet Park District board this week approved a property tax levy, which is expected to add about $2.50 annually to the property taxes on ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Local businesses ask shoppers to remember them this holiday season

    The Wal-Marts, Best Buys and other “big box” retailers have a field day during the wee hours after Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Lower gas prices could lead to more travelers on Thanksgiving

    JOLIET – Going somewhere?During this Thanksgiving weekend, 46.3 million Americans will travel more t ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:34 pm
  • Joliet police plan pre-Thanksgiving roadside check

    JOLIET – Police will end the busiest travel day of the year with a roadside safety check.Police will ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:26 pm
  • Maple Park family continues effort for #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – More than a month into a Maple Park-based social media campaign to provide a last request – an early viewing of “The Hobbit: The Battle o ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Priscilla Lachica, 22, of the 1100 block of West Wilson Street, Batavia, was charged Wednesday, Nov. 19, with making two fraudulent purchases valued ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Mayor suspends Filling Station late-night permit

    ST. CHARLES – The Filling Station Pub and Grill will have its liquor license suspended for three consecutive days, and its 2 a.m. late-night permit on ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Blackberry Township starts programs for medical equipment, outings

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – There are two new programs launched this month in Blackberry Township open to all Kaneland residents, township Supervisor Fred D ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:21 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 to monitor declining enrollment

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 officials said they plan to monitor the district’s expected decrease in enrollment over the next few years.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:20 pm
  • Dispute between brothers leads to 2 arrests

    GENEVA – A dispute between brothers led to domestic battery charges for one and felony possession of marijuana for the other, according to Geneva poli ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Ex-St. Charles man accepts 5 years in prison on marijuana charges

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A former St. Charles man has pleaded guilty to unlawful delivery of marijuana, a felony, and was sentenced to five years in pri ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with felony after resisting arrest

    GENEVA – A St. Charles man who was being processed for a drunken driving offense was charged with a felony when police said he resisted arrest, result ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 9:24 pm
  • Higher fees take effect Monday for county clerk’s services

    GENEVA – The Kane County Clerk’s Office will begin charging increased fees for certain services next week.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:54 pm
  • Kettle campaign launches in Elburn, Sugar Grove

    Familiar sounds of the winter holiday season – the Salvation Army kettle bell ringers – should be sounding today in Elburn and Sugar Grove.
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 8:54 pm
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