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  • St. Charles Police Department to host Citizens Police Academy

    Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a part of the law enforcement profession? The St. Charles Police Department is again hosting its annual Ci ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 8:21 am
  • Community Voice: The benefits of herb gardening

    I planted my first herb garden 25 years ago. My inspiration came from an herbalist named Althea. A friend suggested she might help alleviate my terrib ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:13 am
  • Architect’s talk in Batavia to marry historic preservation with modern amenities

    BATAVIA – Preservation Partners of the Fox Valley will present a Feb. 25 lecture by Rhode Island architect Ben Willis, followed by a panel discussion ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:23 am
  • Church hosts forum on suicide awareness, sellf-harm, depression

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – A free public forum on suicide awareness, self-harm and depression called Shining the Light, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:11 am
  • Geneva's Herrington receives award for its quality, facilities

    GENEVA –áThe Herrington Inn & Spa in Geneva was awarded the AAA four-diamond award for the 25th consecutive year, the company announced in a press rel ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 3:26 pm
  • Berwyn woman sentenced for financial crimes at North Aurora, Elgin banks

    NORTH AURORA – A woman has been sent to prison for attempting to use – and later using – other people's personal identifying information to steal mone ...
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 2:10 pm
  • Knight Writers sharing news at Kaneland Harter Middle School

    A group of Kaneland students came up with story ideas and created a school newspaper for Kaneland Harter Middle School.
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • House fire in St. Charles causes estimated $125K in damages

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Fire Department was dispatched to a reported house fire in the 1800 block of South Third Place at 1:41 p.m. Feb. 19.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 7:12 am
  • Mooseheart students hit ‘Fitness in February’ running

    MOOSEHEART – In what has become a tradition, Mooseheart’s children again shake off the midwinter doldrums through “Fitness in February.”
    Feb. 20, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Hansen-Furnas Foundation in Batavia makes scholarship applications available

    BATAVIA – The Hansen-Furnas Foundation, a charitable organization, announced that scholarship applications for the 2017-18 school year are available.
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 8:33 am
  • 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. 19, 2017 - 12:20 pm
  • Village president dials future of North Aurora into view

    NORTH AURORA – From new businesses to construction projects and development of two riverside parks, the future is exciting for North Aurora, said Vill ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:18 pm
  • 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. 19, 2017 - 12:19 pm
  • Good Natured: Catching up with the goldenrod gall fly

    Note to readers –áthis column has been updated from its original version, which ran in 2013.A few we ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:21 pm
  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm