| May 7, 2014
| 9:25 AM
The St. Charles East baseball team wasn't expecting a strong start, but the Saints are looking for another solid finish.
The Saints finished third at the Class 4A state tournament last spring but returned just two starters this season. Illinois State...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 10:10 AM
The following items were taken from police reports:
A 26-year-old Chicago man was charged with unlawful use of a weapon, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon and illegal possession of ammunition without a firearm owner's...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 11:24 AM
An Elburn man died following a two-vehicle crash Monday morning in Kane County, according to sheriff’s police.
Police identified the dead man as 68-year-old Burton Brown of the 48W000 block of Country Life Drive.
Brown was heading east on...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 1:09 PM
The city of Geneva wants a consultant to analyze land on the east bank of the Fox River to see if it can form a TIF district there to spur development.
The City Council's committee of the whole voted unanimously Monday night to pay SB Friedman, a Chicago...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:19 AM
Batavia officials are considering an electric rate increase or an increased sales tax to help pay for the city's participation in an energy project that is costing the city millions.
In advance of a March vote on whether to increase rates or taxes,...
| Mar 13, 2014
Letters to the editor from Wheaton, Elmhurst and Geneva.
I am voting yes on March 18 for the referendum that would allow District 87 to make vital repairs and facility improvements at all four of our high schools.
I view this as a...
| May 19, 2014
Just over a year after 18 school districts rejected a proposal to create a virtual charter school in the Fox Valley, Elgin-based District U-46 is considering a charter application for a math and science school that would integrate classroom learning...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 5:14 PM
The two Republicans running for the Kane County Board seat currently held by Mike Donahue are longtime residents of Geneva, and each says his background better qualifies him for the job.
John Martin, an attorney and founder of a Wheaton-based law firm,...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Brewer Tom Korder already had plenty of details to share about Penrose Brewing Company when we first spoke to him in September. From big-picture ideas about his brewing style to intricacies like beer names and tap handle design, it felt like Penrose could...
| Sep 29, 2013
When Tony Pacini saw 27-year-old law student Andrea Alvarez across the dodgeball court in early February 2011, she definitely made an impression.
"She was hit with a ball and got out right away," remembers Tony, who was 29 and working in sales for AT&...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 6:38 AM
Almost as if it is cursed, Cook County Jail is perennially either grossly overcrowded or unable to hang on to all its prisoners. Crafty ones devise ingenious escapes, others benefit from bureaucratic blunders. Last week, a convicted murderer enjoyed a few...