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  1. Compete in the scarecrow contest at 32nd annual Scarecrow FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 22 | Daily Herald

    All of the signature events that make this fest so memorable will be present, including a full roster of live entertainment and returning popular headliner bands. New to the fest this year are two groundbreaking attractions.

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  2. Tesla rolling out superchargers in Rolling MeadowsSometime soon,...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Daily Herald

    Sometime soon, "charging" at the Rolling Meadows Meijer store will mean something far different from handing the cashier your Visa. That's because Tesla is setting up a Supercharger station outside the store as part of a plan to roll out new charging spots for the masses -- or thousands -- of its owners.

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  3. Luring riders, grappling with fares are priorities for new Metra chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Daily Herald

    But the agency's chief mechanical officer, who will take over from outgoing CEO Don Orseno in December, also has a panoramic vision for the commuter railroad -- growing service and making Metra the safest railroad in the U.S. "The first thing is to get through the hurdles and achieve financial stability on both the capital and operating sides," said Derwinski, 49. By growing service, Derwinski doesn't mean a traditional expansion into new towns. Instead, he hopes to extract an extra benefit from a revolutionary braking system being installed on trains.

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  4. My Place Hotel breaks ground in North AuroraRead the original story

    Friday Sep 8 | Daily Herald

    My Place Hotel recently broke ground on a new three-story, 63-room hotel at 1000 Kilbery Lane in North Aurora. My Place Hotel-North Aurora is independently owned by N.A. Lodging, a group of local members who collectively own or manage commercial real estate holdings in the greater Chicagoland area.

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  5. North Aurora offering free class on how local government worksRead the original story

    Saturday Sep 2 | Daily Herald

    Similar to its citizens police academy, "Government 101" will meet at 7 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 12 to Nov. 16. "It comes down to communicating with residents," Village Administrator Steven Bosco said about why the village is offering the free class. Bosco talks to residents about issues and concerns in person, on the phone and on the village's Facebook page.

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  6. Campton Hills United Fall Fest grows in 7th yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Daily Herald

    Organizers of the Campton Hills United Fall Fest began the event in 2011 as a way to heal and bring the community together after a contentious effort to incorporate the village in 2007. The house band for the Geneva-based School of Rock, which has played at numerous suburban festivals and events, takes the stage at 5 p.m. Sept.

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  7. Fox Valley starts two park projectsRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 29 | Daily Herald

    The Fox Valley Park District has given the green light to two park projects, with the park board this month approving bids for new playground equipment at Meadow Lake and development of a new park in the Randall Highlands subdivision in North Aurora. George's Landscaping Inc. was awarded a $152,888 bid for renovations at Meadow Lake, a 10.6-acre neighborhood park located near the intersection of Route 59 and Montgomery Road.

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  8. Auroran recognized for volunteering announces bid for state HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Patty Smith of Aurora said Thursday she plans to run as a Republican for the 84th state House District seat in the 2018 election. In 2008, Smith was recognized with the Volunteer of the Year award from the city of Aurora.

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  9. North Aurora Mothers Club names scholarship winnersRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The North Aurora Mothers Club names Madeline Bozik and Chandler Behrens, at far left, as the 2017 King and Queen Scholarship winners. Also pictured, continuing from left, are club members: president Krista Harvey, marketing chair Chevonne Totten-Garner, vice president Christy Tubbs, community relations co-chairs Andrea Jevne and Lisa Richards, and Jessyca Brenka.

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  10. Local artists highlight Aurora's Alley Art FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Aurora's Alley Art Festival brings together local artists, performers and the community for an afternoon of art, music, food and spectacle. From noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, the festival will fill the tree-lined, pedestrian-friendly Water Street Mall between Downer Place and Galena Boulevard in downtown Aurora.

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  11. Three Aldi locations reopening renovated stores this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Aldi said that three locations will reopen renovated stores as part of the company's nationwide plan to update and expand. Stores in St. Charles, North Aurora and Lisle have a new look and host grand opening celebrations with samples and giveaways.

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  12. Retired West Aurora teacher fighting child porn charges, computer searchRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | Daily Herald

    A retired West Aurora High School teacher charged in 2016 with possession of child pornography is fighting to have the most severe counts against him dismissed. Robert L. James, 63, of the 200 block of Lincolnway Street, North Aurora, argues screenshots of an underage girl found on his computer are not tantamount to producing child pornography, and that a search of his home computer took place without his consent, according to Kane County court records.

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  13. Chris Patterson memorial ride raises thousands for local organizationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    An Illinois Patriot Guard motorcyclist passes West Aurora High School Aug. 5 during a memorial motorcycle ride to honor Specialist Christopher Patterson, a former North Aurora resident and 2009 West High grad killed in Afghanistan in 2012. Motorcyclists pass West Aurora High School Aug. 5 during a memorial motorcycle ride to honor Specialist Christopher Patterson.

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  14. Park renovations coming to Meadow Lake; new park at Randall HighlandsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The concept plan for the renovations at Meadow Lake Park in Aurora features a resurfaced basketball court and more shade tree plantings. The concept plan for the new Randall Highlands Park in North Aurora features three asphalt trails leading to the 5.29-acre park.

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  15. Fox Valley police reportsRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    She is accused of slapping another woman, pushing her to the floor and grabbing her around the neck. • Collin H.J. Jacobs, 19, of the 6N700 block of Halsted Avenue, St. Charles Township, was charged with possession of cannabis and drug paraphernalia at 9:02 p.m. Aug. 5 in the 400 block of North Randall Road, police said.

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  16. Fire severely damages barn in Geneva TownshipRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | Daily Herald

    The Geneva Fire Department was dispatched at 9:06 p.m., and fought the fire with aid from Batavia, St. Charles, Elburn, West Chicago, Fermilab and North Aurora fire departments. There was thick smoke and heavy flames when firefighters arrived, according to a news release from the city.

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  17. Sheriff: Shooter had 'enough time and arrogance' to make sure victims were deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Three suburban men shot dead Sunday night at a drag racing event in Wisconsin were victims of a targeted, gang-related attack, authorities said. Khalid R. Howard, 30, of Aurora; Derek K. Edwards, 26, of North Aurora; and David L. Watson, 30, of Oswego died from gunshot wounds after an unidentified gunman opened fire on them at Great Lakes Dragway in Union Grove, Wisconsin, Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said.

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  18. Celebrate world of insects at Bug FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Some might seem a little jumpy as insects and bugs take center stage at Fox Valley Park District's eighth annual Bug Fest . But those fascinated by bees, butterflies and the like will find lots to explore at the fest from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 19, at the park north of Red Oak Nature Center on Route 25 in Batavia.

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  19. Former construction worker builds student minds in new careerRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | Daily Herald

    Keith Olson Age: 42 Residence: North Aurora Family: Married with 15-year-old daughter, 4-year-old son and 2-year-old daughter Education: Bachelor's degree in elementary education with a minor in special education from Aurora University in December 2013 Teaching experience: McCarty Elementary in Indian Prairie Unit District 204, 2014 to present; Prairie Point Elementary in Oswego, student teaching August to December 2013 Award: Indian Prairie Educational Foundation A+ Award for Making a Difference Previous career: Construction foreman and remodeling company owner The catchphrase on Olson's resume plays out daily during the school year as he teaches fifth-graders at McCarty Elementary in Indian Prairie Unit District 204.

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  20. TriCity Family Services' golf outing to include helicopter ball dropRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2017 | Daily Herald

    This year's TriCity Family Services' golf outing on Monday, Sept. 11, will feature its first helicopter ball drop.

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