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  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Testimony: Proposed alcohol and drug treatment center would impact ambulance calls

    ST. CHARLES – If a proposed alcohol and drug treatment center is permitted at a former boys’ school, the ambulance calls to a local fire district woul ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • Catholic Schools Week highlights parochial school system

    Patrick Donahoe attended Catholic schools from kindergarten through high school, and he wanted the same for his four sons.Patrick Donahoe attended Cat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Garden of Life recalls products because of possible health risk

    The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Raw Meal Organic ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Batavia weighs full-day kindergarten

    BATAVIA – Parents in Batavia School District 101 may get the option of sending their children to kindergarten on a full-day basis, but no earlier than ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Kane County Cougars planning job fair events

    GENEVA – The Kane County Cougars will hold a job fair for prospective seasonal employees from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 21, ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Garfield Farm Museum's 31st annual Natural Area Management Seminar set

    CAMPTON HILLS – Reservations for Garfield Farm Museum's 31st annual Natural Area Management Seminar are now being taken. The event takes place from 8: ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • St. Charles Park District Teen Job Fair coming up

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District Teen Job Fair is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at the Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Fox Valley Robotics/Batavia Robotics seeking volunteers

    BATAVIA – Fox Valley Robotics/Batavia Robotics will seek volunteers for upcoming events, which are hosted in Batavia. Volunteers must be college age o ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Sound Off: Taxpayers deserve much better

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: Taxpayers deserve better I can’t be ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • St. Charles teachers open downtown fitness studio

    ST. CHARLES – When the downtown St. Charles fitness studio that Kimber McCue and Liz Peterson went to unexpectedly closed last year, they seized the m ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:39 pm
  • United Way of Central Kane County announces merger

    ST. CHARLES – The United Way of Central Kane County – which serves such communities as St. Charles, Geneva and Elburn – will merge into another chapte ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:54 pm
  • Art and science Fair in Batavia: 5 photos

    Photo highlights from an art and science fair at the Batavia Public Library. ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:37 pm
  • Tech Luau in Batavia: 4 photos

    Photo highlights from a Tech Luau event in Batavia. ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Science, art fair teaches, entertains in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Mooseheart students David Kudel and Ethan Davis, both 11, watched, fascinated, as Kari Kraus poured whole milk into a pan and began putting ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 6:42 am