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  • Fire causes $175,000 damage to St. Charles home

    ST. CHARLES – A late-night fire Wednesday that caused $175,000 in damage to a St. Charles home remains under investigation, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • All-day kindergarten gives ‘gift of time’ in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304’s first year of all-day kindergarten gives teachers “the gift of time,” said Andrew Barrett, the district’s direct ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:56 pm
  • Sheriff’s absence frustrates Kane County Board members

    GENEVA – Sheriff Donald Kramer’s continued absence at public meetings continued to frustrate Kane County Board members Thursday as they sought answers ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Earth, Wind & Fire, REO Speedwagon to perform at RiverEdge Park this summer

    AURORA – Earth, Wind & Fire, Hall & Oates, REO Speedwagon, Meat Loaf and Smash Mouth are among the acts set to perform this summer at RiverEdge Park i ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Geneva police warn residents of electric utility scam

    GENEVA – Geneva police are warning residents and business owners of a telephone scam in which a caller claiming to be a “ComEd representative” threate ...
    April 16, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Kaneland considering higher middle school fees

    SUGAR GROVE – Textbook fees for Kaneland Harter Middle School students could be increased for the 2015-16 school year.
    April 16, 2015 - 10:42 pm
  • 'It's for a great cause'

    NORTH AURORA – Thanks to the North Aurora Fire Department, a 1984 Pierce Pumper fire truck, which the childhood cancer awareness group Bike Bald uses ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • 'It's a big deal'

    GENEVA TOWNSHIP – Visitors to the historic Fabyan Villa Museum in the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva Township often ask, “Where is all their furnitu ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Family Workout

    Workouts have become a family affair this year for Debbie Bauer of St. Charles.Bauer used to exercis ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Daybreak Shelter thanks Joliet community, blesses new walk-in freezer

    JOLIET – Joliet Bishop Daniel Conlon sprinkled holy water on the door of the Daybreak Shelter’s new walk-in freezer Thursday – in hopes the blessing r ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:22 pm
  • Ceremony at Joliet Jewish Congregation honors, remembers children lost to Holocaust

    JOLIET – Silent and somber, the students with Hufford Junior High School’s Individual Education Program walked down the aisle at the Joliet Jewish Con ...
    April 16, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Wheaton Police Department ends popular RxBOX program citing safety concerns

    WHEATON – Those looking to dispose of unwanted medications or medical supplies will no longer be able to do so at the Wheaton Police Department.
    April 16, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • New 200 Foundation honors special district teachers

    WHEATON – Behind many lifelong learners and successful students, there is a teacher that made a difference.
    April 16, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • District 41 book club connects Latino parents (with video)

    GLEN ELLYN – District 41's Department of Bilingual and ELL Services is seeking to strengthen outreach efforts with Latino families through its Latino ...
    April 18, 2015 - 10:22 am
  • Hillcrest students raising money to build well in South Sudan

    DOWNERS GROVE – Books have the power to change someone's life.Thanks to students at Hillcrest Elemen ...
    April 16, 2015 - 7:13 pm
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