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  • St. Charles North alumnus makes ‘The Voice’ Top 10

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles School District 303 graduate continues to win viewers over on NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition.
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:34 am
  • Batavia's The Fox and The Turkey Races benefit Batavia food pantry

    Geneva resident Brady Ahern is going for the win this Thanksgiving morning.The 11-year-old came in t ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Mystery Diner: Randall's Pancake House has 'family' feel

    What do you like for breakfast?Whatever it is, chances are that Randall’s Pancake House in South Elg ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Batavia's Gammon Coach House prides itself on neighborhood feel and variety

    BATAVIA – Jon With recognizes the appeal of craft beer.After owning Bistro Thai, which was originall ...
    Nov. 26, 2015 - 9:35 am
  • Co-owner: St. Charles medical marijuana dispensary to open in December

    ST. CHARLES – A medical marijuana dispensary is likely to open by mid-December in St. Charles, one of its co-owners stated in an email.
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • St. Charles hosts bird show

    ST. CHARLES – Nearly two dozen divisions of exotic birds – including canaries, finches and parrots – are expected to compete for awards next week in S ...
    Nov. 24, 2015 - 2:59 pm
  • Batavia High School named 2016 GRAMMY Signature Schools Semifinalist

    BATAVIA – A Batavia school once again joined an elite list of schools recognized by the GRAMMY Foundation.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • Snow totals rank among highest ever in November

    According to the National Weather Service, the snowstorm that took place over the weekend was notable for several reasons.
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 10:35 pm
  • Snow in Kane County: 6 photos

    Highlights from the weekend snow in Kane County. ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Cookbook Library: A slow cooker cranberry cake for Thanksgiving

    A recently released cookbook by food consultants, cooking teachers and food bloggers Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore takes slow cookers in a new directio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Bickering can scramble mom's brain to bits

    Today’s column comes to you compliments of Mother Clucker’s Kitchen in Chicago. Yes, yes indeed.For ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Good Natured: Changing of the guard, white-tailed deer style

    Have you ever witnessed a changing of the guard?Maybe you’ve visited Arlington National Cemetery. I ...
    Nov. 23, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Community members see males benefit from being in ballet

    Dance coordinator Katie Behrens has one boy for the Geneva Park District Sunset Dancers’ production of “The Nutcracker” this year. 
    Nov. 21, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • New website focuses on Kane County residents' health

    The Kane County Health Department on Wednesday launched a new website that lets users see how the county stacks up in such topics as health, education ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Kane County Master Gardeners earn accolades

    ST. CHARLES – University of Illinois Extension celebrated its Kane County Master Gardeners with an awards and appreciation night last month. The dedic ...
    Nov. 25, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • Winter storm watch to go into effect Friday night

    A winter storm watch will be in effect starting in the evening tomorrow, Nov. 20, and a National Weather Service advisory warns of snow accumulations ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Officials: Fox Valley Park District bond affirmation to save taxpayers $3.4M

    The Fox Valley Park District has maintained an AA+ bond rating that will create $3.4 million in savings for taxpayers, according to a news release fro ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Chit Chat: St. Charles native seeing 'Scroodles' take off

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Butts worked as a video game designer for several years, and – while he still holds that title – he now has expanded on that positio ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • Quiz: What Holiday Movie Are You?

    What Holiday Movie are you? Take our quiz to find out. ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • St. Charles School District 303 graduate Jeffery Austin enters ‘The Voice’ Top 11

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School alumnus on Tuesday night made it to the Top 11 of NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition TV show.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Dental Myths and Facts

                  There are many facts and fallacies when it comes to dental health. The following are ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Abundant Blessings Holiday Market to take place Nov. 21 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Mark's Lutheran Church Abundant Blessings Holiday Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 21.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 1:41 pm
  • Benefits of teeth whitening

    A set of sparkling teeth is often one of the first things we notice about a person. The effects of ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:15 am
  • Car won’t start? Try another key

    “No!” “You’ve got to be kidding!”  “I’m going to be so late for work!” are cries heard daily, from anxious drivers making that sinking morning discove ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:00 am
  • Owls captivate crowd in Geneva

    GENEVA – Children at Peck Farm Park in Geneva approached Lara Sviatko on Saturday but kept their distance – for a peregrine falcon was perched on her ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Good Natured: Sculpture in the Park: The Delnor Woods Edition

    St. Charles is known for many things, not the least of which is Sculpture in the Park. Hosted by the St. Charles Park District, the annual event showc ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: Cookbook author writes about savory pies for all occasions

    Veteran cookbook author Ken Haedrich, who made a mark with “Pie,” his widely acclaimed book on sweet pies, expands on the subject in a just-published ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: A challenging day for the Batavia community

    “Awesomesauce: Something that is more awesome than awesome. It is a modifier of your basic awesome into a more awesome version,” according to an onlin ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Stageworks Studio to present 'A Christmas Carol' in Geneva this month

    GENEVA – Stageworks Studio will present "A Christmas Carol" from Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov. 22, at 204 Dearborn Court in Geneva.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Sam Safety's Rules to Keep You Safe

    At Advanced Disposal, safety is their number one priority. To keep children safe, they have developed a fun and educational video featuring Sam Safety ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 10:51 am