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  • Batavia Resource Fair to serve parents of children with special needs

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Special-Education Parent Network will host its fourth annual Parent Resource Fair from 6 to 8 p.m. Feb. 28 at Batavia High Schoo ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Forum hosted for Kaneland School Board candidates

    Newcomers Aaron Lawler and Noah Little and current board members Pedro Rivas and Shana Sparber are vying for the three open positions on the Kaneland ...
    Feb. 18, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Axelrod explores politics of Trump and Obama at Aurora University

    BATAVIA – With flashes of wry humor, David Axelrod, a veteran of American politics and Chicago journalism, spoke to a packed auditorium at Aurora Univ ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Artificial surface will replace turf at St. Charles North stadium

    ST. CHARLES – The long-awaited resurfacing of the St. Charles North High School stadium playing field will start this spring and be finished in time f ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:30 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Empowering employees to give back

    I’ve spent the majority of my rewarding professional career at Waubonsee Community College. The support and encouragement the college gives to employe ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 9:37 am
  • Kaneland School District issues statement on student death

    A 17-year-old Kaneland High School student was found dead Feb. 11, according to DeKalb County Coroner Dennis Miler.
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 1:27 pm
  • Kaneland High School debuts new Café 302

    MAPLE PARK – When Garrett Wolf started working at Kaneland High School as the new culinary arts teacher, his goal was to get the program expanded. In ...
    Feb. 13, 2017 - 2:01 pm
  • D-303 Early Childhood Program named Award of Excellence winner

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Early Childhood Program has been designated by the Governor’s Office of Early Childhood Development ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:39 am
  • Aurora University’s Schingoethe Center named a Smithsonian Affiliate

    AURORA – The Smithsonian Institution has granted the Schingoethe Center of Aurora University affiliate status, making possible new opportunities for c ...
    Feb. 8, 2017 - 8:38 am
  • Fermilab in Batavia to celebrate milestone at Family Open House

    BATAVIA – Because this is Fermilab’s 50th anniversary year, its annual free Family Open House will feature a variety of new attractions for kids and t ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 7:01 pm
  • Batavia plans Kindergarten Preview sessions

    BATAVIA – Elementary schools within Batavia School District 101 will host Kindergarten Preview sessions March 2, with online registration underway for ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:19 am
  • CHIP IN Batavia plans prom dress giveaway

    BATAVIA – For the fourth year in a row, CHIP IN Batavia (Community Helpers Impacting People In Need) is collecting and giving away prom dresses to are ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • Kaneland middle school students’ outreach project takes off

    SUGAR GROVE – What started out as an outreach effort among a few sixth-grade classes at Kaneland Harter Middle School has captured so much attention t ...
    Feb. 2, 2017 - 9:36 am
  • Kaneland school board reviews coursebook; approves sheriff's office contract

    There will not be any changes to the Kaneland Harter Middle School coursebook for the 2017-18 school year.
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 9:15 am
  • St. Charles student scores in top 1% on national math test

    ST. CHARLES – Jacob Steimle is like many 12-year-old middle-schoolers.He likes history. Playing vide ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 8:30 am