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Batavia Bulldogs to Face Downers Grove North in Round 1 IHSA Playoffs

Here's a recap of stories in Batavia from Oct. 15-21.

Here are the top stories in Batavia from the past week. Click on any headline to learn more.

Batavia Football Top Seed in Football Playoffs, Will Face Downers Grove North in Round 1—The Bulldogs start the second season at home this week against DGN in a Class 7A bracket. This is the second straight year the Dogs have gone undefeated in the regular season.

BatFest 2012 Held At Batavia Riverwalk—Kids were all decked out in their Halloween costumes to have a blast at the annual fest.

Haunted Quarry Opens for Halloween Season—Get spooked at this scary setup Oct. 26-28.

Kane County Reports 11th West Nile Case This Year—This is the highest number of local cases since 2007.

—The white powder was found in a letter opened Oct. 15 at the court building on Randall Road.

Coroner: Circus Worker’s Death Ruled Drug-Related—A North Carolina man had cocaine, heroin and alcohol in his system when he died at the Kane County Fairgrounds in August, according to toxicology test results.

Traffic Update: Route 31 Reopened After Oversize Delivery Jam—An oversized load delivery ground traffic to a halt on Wednesday. Here are some pictures from the scene.

Police Nab Teen Burglary Suspects Near Route 31—A man's description helped officers track down the accused, both 14 years old, in North Aurora on Wednesday.

Man Dies of Self-Inflicted Gunshot at Fabyan Forest Preserve—The 53-year-old called police before the incident on Wednesday.

Police and Fire

At Least 1 Injured in Two-Car Crash on Rt. 38 at Sixth Street

Weekly Features

Sold! Tri-Cities Home Sales: Oct. 18 Edition

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