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West Dundee fire chief honored for life-saving action
A last-minute stop at a local nursery last August became the chance to save a life for West Dundee Fire Chief Randy Freise.
The dark side of Santa Claus
For the uninitiated, Krampus is the "bad cop" to Santa Claus' "good cop," said Tanner Melvin, co-director of Side Street Studio Arts.
Kane County forest preserve takes issue with report
Kane County forest preserves are home to more than trees and trails, offering many options for recreation and education – from the new nature center at LeRoy Oakes near St. Charles to horseback riding at Blackberry Maples near Elburn.
The News Tribune
Of pumpkins, Batman and candy: Halloween by the numbers
Thanks to the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Retail Federation, here's a look at Halloween 2013 By the Numbers: $6.9 billion: Total estimated holiday spending in the U.S. $75.03: Amount the average American will spend on Halloween candy, costumes and decorations.
Fox Valley police reports
A MacBook Pro was stolen from an office at the Cornerstone Church, 41W170 Russell Road, Plato Center, between 8:45 and 11:45 a.m. Sunday, according to a sheriff's report.