| Aug 10, 2011
| 3:30 PM
Dolores B. Canoles, a longtime Canton neighborhood activist who joined the battle in the late 1960s that successfully defeated a proposed extension of Interstate 83 through East Baltimore and who later was a member of the city Liquor Board, died Aug. 3 of...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 7:26 PM
When Naperville and Batavia bought shares of a new coal-fired power plant, Linda Sommer was one of the few people in the two suburbs who challenged the idea that it would guarantee cheap, reliable electricity for years to come.
Seven years later, the...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 5:21 PM
Parents and some school board members say an improvement plan for St. Charles Community Unit School District 303 should get court review since a Kane County judge directed the district to create it.
At a parent-faculty team's presentation of the plan...
| Mar 2, 2014
You know spring is drawing near when the Kane County Flea Market opens for business. As many as 400 dealers will be selling everything from fine antiques to distinctive collectibles. Food items will be sold throughout the day too. 7 a.m. to...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:44 AM
A vision to make the Fox River a hub for recreational and economic activity in St. Charles is garnering support among city officials and other community stakeholders.
"It's our most underutilized asset," said John Rabchuk of the St. Charles River...
| Mar 1, 2014
| 4:22 AM
For two years 1999-2001, Vertical Horizon ruled the radio airwaves, and produced four Top 20 songs, including the chart-topping “Everything You Want,” which stayed on the Hot 100 chart for 10 months. Vertical Horizon, with Matt Scannell in...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Exploring employer-assisted housing options in St. Charles and expanding Batavia's crime-free rental housing program to include single-family residences are just two of several recommendations to come out of a months-long project aimed at considering...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 2:52 PM
The following items were gathered from reports released by the Batavia and St. Charles police departments.
A 45-year-old South Elgin woman was arrested for felony retail theft on Feb. 23 after stealing merchandise from Kohl's, 251 N. Randall...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Officials in the Tri-Cities are warning residents of possible flooding this week with rising temperatures melting massive amounts of snow combined with rainfall in the forecast.
The National Weather Service in Chicago has issued a flood watch in...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 1:00 PM
If you've ever been to the Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles, you've probably seen them – about a dozen Blanding's turtles, an endangered species native to Illinois and the Great Lakes region.
The turtles, which have what looks like...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:32 AM
Two water main breaks Friday morning in St. Charles forced city officials to close some roads to make repairs.
The first water main break occurred on Riverside Avenue just north of Illinois Route 64 at 7 a.m., according to city officials in a statement....
| Feb 5, 2014
If Kane County voters approve a tax proposal to fund developmental disabilities services next month, county officials, providers and the general public will have to work through a system that exists nowhere else in Illinois.
The county, according to...