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  • Joan Knows: Thanksgiving a time to ignite the spirit of the season

    As Thanksgiving approaches, it’s time to give thought to those elements for which we are especially grateful.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 4:49 pm
  • Behind Kaneland alum P.J. Fleck's turnaround of Western Michigan

    From almost the instant he starts speaking, P.J. Fleck's energy is both unmistakable and unavoidable.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 3:08 pm
  • Gabby's Kitchen closes in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – After more than four years of serving homestyle cooking on the city's west side, Gabby's Kitchen has closed.
    Nov. 21, 2014 - 6:12 am
  • Oberweis leads veto override of speed-limit bill

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, today successfully challenged a gubernatorial veto of a bill he sponsored to raise the speed lim ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Marmion Cadets and Batavia Cares to conduct 'shop and drop' for the troops Nov. 22

    BATAVIA – Marmion Cadets and Batavia Cares will conduct a "shop and drop" for the troops from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at Jewel-Osco, 119 S ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 2:19 pm
  • Country Covenant Church in Campton Hills to host prayer seminar Nov. 22

    CAMPTON HILLS – Country Covenant Church has planned a prayer seminar from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 22, at the church, located at 43W510 McDonald ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 2:17 pm
  • Algonquin increases telecommunications tax by about 60 percent

    ALGONQUIN – Village trustees recently hiked a tax on Algonquin residents’ phone bills by roughly 60 percent to help officials maintain playgrounds, bi ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Chit Chat: Writing the ‘Great American Novel’

    Marte Freke Smiewec started writing her novel “The Woodsman” in 2009, but never got around to finishing it.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 7:06 am
  • Noah’s Arcade to perform Saturday in Aurora

    Those familiar with the music of singer-songwriter and guitarist Noah Gabriel might be surprised by his latest effort.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Melody Carvajal

    Cedarville resident Melody Carvajal, 45, was working as a vendor at the holiday market at Wild Rose Elementary School in St. Charles when she answered ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Cross concedes defeat in hard-fought race for state treasurer

    The post-election battle between Republican Tom Cross and Democrat Mike Frerichs for Illinois treasurer has seemingly come to an end.
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Locals participate in Family Reading Night

    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:50 pm
  • Elburn will pay more for road salt

    ELBURN – After a cold and snowy winter that featured a high demand for road salt throughout the region, the cost for this season’s salt supply is goin ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Smithsonian film crew visits Rosary High School

    AURORA – Students at Rosary High School have been learning about history by making their own artifacts and explaining the significance to a film crew ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • North Aurora turkey raffle to raise funds for community programs

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Firefighters Association’s annual turkey raffle helps bring the community together, organizers said.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:02 pm
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