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  • Fermilab to host lecture on 'Can Money Buy Happiness?'

    BATAVIA – "Can Money Buy Happiness?" a lecture by Dr. Michael Norton of the Harvard Business School, will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday, April 24, at ...
    April 2, 2015 - 1:36 pm
  • Stop-gap funding fix saves state programs in current budget year

    In a bipartisan effort, Illinois lawmakers approved a $1.6 billion fix Thursday for the state’s budget crisis for the current fiscal year.
    March 27, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County Board cuts $1.5M from sheriff's budget

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board has cut Sheriff Donald Kramer’s budget for the second consecutive month – and the cuts aren’t yet done.
    March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • D-303 board considers overall 2 percent tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – An unexpected change in the consumer price index has altered the St. Charles School District 303 Board’s plans to give tax relief to res ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Waubonsee Community College approves $6 hike in tuition

    SUGAR GROVE – Waubonsee Community College board trustees on Wednesday unanimously approved a $6 hike in tuition starting this fall to make up for an e ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • 'FAFSA Form Workshop' to take place Jan. 6 in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Parents looking for assistance in filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid form are invited to a “FAFSA Form Workshop” from ...
    Jan. 1, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Contract OK’d for ECC support staff

    ELGIN – Pay raises are coming to about 400 Elgin Community College employees.The Board of Trustees o ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Negotiating teams for SSECCA, Elgin Community College Board reach tentative agreement on contract

    ELGIN – Negotiating teams for the Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association – or SSECCA – and the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Area drivers seeing less pain at the pump

    Batavia resident Chris Winkle is thankful that gas prices are dropping these days as she gassed up at the Batavia Avenue Mobil station Thursday mornin ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:15 am
  • Geneva School District 304 receives Certificate of Excellence in Financial Reporting

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 is once again the recipient of the Association of School Business Officials International’s Certificate of Excelle ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:26 am
  • Kane County receives emergency preparedness grant for $93K

    Kane County recently received a $93,903 grant from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency to help prepare for emergencies.
    June 19, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • New Dunkin’ Donuts shops coming to Elburn, St. Charles

    Properties in both Elburn and St. Charles were sold for future Dunkin' Donuts stores, said Marv Vestuto of Vestuto Real Estate.
    April 29, 2014 - 11:46 pm
  • Batavia businesses changing hands

    BATAVIA – Downtown Batavia is seeing some changes with the sale of O’Brien’s Pub and Grill and attempts to fill the building that previously housed Fa ...
    April 28, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Mall owner proposes $20M revenue sharing plan with St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A city committee of aldermen gave an initial thumbs up to a $20 million revenue sharing plan with the Charlestowne Mall’s latest owners.
    April 26, 2014 - 9:11 am
  • Batavia business sells baby, children’s apparel

    BATAVIA – When Brigitte Shepard was pregnant with her daughter Isabella, she was frustrated that all the baby clothing she saw looked the same.
    April 25, 2014 - 11:17 pm