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  • North Aurora pastor faces sexual abuse charges

    NORTH AURORA – A North Aurora pastor faces felony charges stemming from accusations that he sexually abused a child at his church, according to a Kane ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Valley Sheltered Workshop celebrates 50 years

    BATAVIA – Mitch Hadfield works hard four days a week.The 29-year-old Batavian might assemble boxes o ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:04 am
  • Focusing on the positive

    BATAVIA – Brian Nallenweg is the guy who put "community" into community policing.Now, after 26 years ...
    April 23, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Learning to Grow: Mulching with organic material

    You’ve planted your flowering annuals; the perennials are up and thriving; and the vegetable garden is beginning to take off. To help ensure your hard ...
    April 23, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Good Natured: The gigantic caddisfly – not just any old bug

    This week’s column actually had its beginnings last summer, although I didn’t know it at the time.I ...
    April 23, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • St. Charles names new HR director

    ST. CHARLES – The city will have a new human resources director by early May.The St. Charles City Co ...
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Award seeks to honor St. Charles' youth

    ST. CHARLES – Nominations will be accepted through May 4 for the inaugural Guitar of St. Charles Jank Award, according to a press release.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Waubonsee strives to maintain small business programs without state funds

    The Waubonsee Community College Board of Trustees recently approved adjustments to the way services are offered to small business owners.
    April 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Balloon launch in Geneva sends 'clear message' child abuse exists

    GENEVA – As members of a crowd in front of the Kane County Child Advocacy Center on April 22 waited for their cue to release fistfuls of blue balloons ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Waubonsee receives financial reporting award, maintains Moody’s rating

    Waubonsee Community College received news this month reaffirming the college’s efforts to responsibly and effectively manage funds while also addressi ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Police respond to bomb threat in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Police responded to the city's east side April 21 for a reported bomb threat at an office, according to St. Charles police.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Batavia Park District playground equipment finds new homes around the globe

    BATAVIA — Children in Botswana, Africa, and Jamaica are enjoying playground equipment in their communities thanks to a partnership between the Batavia ...
    April 22, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Fox River Distilling Company in Geneva honored for its vodka, gin

    GENEVA – Fox River Distilling Company, a local craft distillery headquartered in Geneva, has announced that – for a second year in a row – it has earn ...
    April 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Campus Notes

    Olivet Nazarene UniversityJoelle Mannion of Sugar Grove, an intercultural studies and Christian educ ...
    April 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Project to temporarily close parking along St. Charles' First Street

    ST. CHARLES – Certain parking spaces near First Street will be temporarily unavailable for about six weeks due to work at the site, according to a St. ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:09 am