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  • Keefe: Check out book versions of sizzling summer movies

    There’s something about sitting in a dark room with a big screen that feels especially indulgent and refreshing on a sunny summer day. 
    July 4, 2015 - 12:00 pm
  • Face Time with Bobbie Andresen

    Carpentersville resident Bobbie Andresen, 52, and her granddaughters, Lyla and Ava Church of Woodstock, were waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to be ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County residents share their stories, opinions on national anthem

    Jacob Zimmerman, along with 54 other young volunteers, arrived at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey, late on a July night i ...
    July 3, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Cary boating incident sends 14-year-old boy to hospital

    CARY – A 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a boating incident on the Fox River in Cary, fire officials said.
    July 3, 2015 - 9:50 pm
  • Pilot dead after plane crash in Bartlett forest preserve

    BARTLETT – The pilot of a small plane died July 3 after the aircraft crashed into a Bartlett forest preserve, according to National Transportation Saf ...
    July 4, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Shadwick King arguments, sentencing moved up to July 31

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife will find out this month whether he will receive a new trial or a prison sentence, ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:46 pm
  • Batavia United Way to offer Success By 6 scholarships

    BATAVIA – It costs more than $3,000 to enroll a student in the kindergarten enrichment program offered by the Batavia Park District. Noting that might ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:30 pm
  • Ninth annual St. Charles Riverwalk tour set for Aug. 15

    ST. CHARLES – Residents are invited in August to take a unique look at the Fox River corridor in downtown St. Charles.
    July 3, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Locals enjoy Butterfly House in Geneva

    Lauren Adamo of West Chicago shows her daughter Madison, 2, a butterfly Thursday at the Butterfly House at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.
    July 3, 2015 - 5:56 pm
  • Opening reception set for St. Charles Arts Council's neXt gallery

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council’s neXt gallery will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 303 W. Main St., St. Charl ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Woodridge Rotary seeks volunteers

    WOODRIDGE – The Woodridge Rotary needs volunteers for its Aug. 16 mini triathlon.The club's 16th ann ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • Packey Webb Ford to host BBQ for the Troops

    DOWNERS GROVE – Packey Webb Ford is partnering with the USO of Illinois to host a BBQ for the Troops event July 18, the dealership announced in a news ...
    July 3, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • Citadel celebrates 30 years in Westmont

    WESTMONT – Citadel Information Management celebrates 30 years in business June 20 at its location at 827 Blackhawk Drive.
    July 3, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Oakbrook Terrace Police: Driver charged after man seriously injured in hit-and-run

    OAKBROOK TERRACE – A Melrose Park man has been charged with multiple offenses after a hit-and-run crash July 2 in Oakbrook Terrace.
    July 3, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Addison Rock 'n Wheels continues with special night for troops

    ADDISON – Addison's weekly Rock 'n Wheels summer series continued June 25 with Salute the Troops Night.
    July 3, 2015 - 12:00 pm
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