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  • Celebrating Swedish traditions at Swedish Day

    GENEVA – Dressed in blue and gold – the colors of the Swedish flag – Vayna Castle, of Hoffman Estates, was among those participating in traditional Ma ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Strong storms Saturday cut short Blues on the Fox Festival

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    June 20, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Costumed Transformers fans welcome at BotCon 2015 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A panel discussion had barely started Saturday afternoon when the moderator noticed Brett Scott’s Transformers costume.
    June 22, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Blues on the Fox kicked off Friday night

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    June 20, 2015 - 8:42 am
  • Face Time with Hayley Schueneman

    Hayley Schueneman, 25, a resident of Madison, Wisconsin, was at her parents’ garage sale in Batavia when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County ...
    June 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County group seeks Congressional support for carbon tax

    Following the release of Pope Francis’ encyclical on climate change, volunteers from the Fox Valley chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be goi ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank expands its recycling center

    GENEVA – Northern Illinois Food Bank volunteers and staff celebrated the opening of an expanded recycling center Thursday afternoon.
    June 19, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Residents pay tribute to former St. Charles alderman, businessman

    ST. CHARLES – Jim Brainard remembers his father, Jack Brainard, heading off to St. Charles City Council meetings and also St. Charles Fire Department ...
    June 20, 2015 - 11:19 am
  • Forest Preserve District of Kane County celebrates Fabyan Windmill

    GENEVA – On breezy summer days just north of Batavia on Route 25, car passengers and bike riders catch the alternating sails of a windmill arching ove ...
    June 20, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Good Natured: A path that can lead to a journey of discovery

    Editor’s note: This column originally ran in June 2011. When was the last time you got something mor ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • MSNBC to feature Peaceful Parlour in retail makeover

    GENEVA – The MSNBC show, “Your Business,” will be at Peaceful Parlour, 212 S. Third St., Geneva, on Monday morning to interview the owner, and have re ...
    June 20, 2015 - 11:16 am
  • Tri-Cities performers awarded at Fox Valley Rep talent contest

    ST. CHARLES – Tri-Cities residents took five of the nine top awards at the Fox Valley Repertory Performing Arts Academy’s third annual “Got Talent?” c ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Geneva Lions Club celebrates community member, installation of new board members

    The Geneva Lions Club honored Don Forni with a Life Membership Award on Thursday at its 78th annual installation and awards ceremony at Mill Creek Gol ...
    June 19, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Geneva residents who experienced water damage can get free garbage stickers

    GENEVA – Geneva residents who had water damage stemming from the June 15 storm are invited to contact the city’s Public Works Department for a limited ...
    June 19, 2015 - 5:32 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Choosing right fertilizer an important step

    The community plot where Mary Ann and I have our vegetable garden at Peck Road and Route 38 in Geneva does not have great soil. It is all clay. I’m co ...
    June 19, 2015 - 4:09 pm