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  • Avenue J plans 'Willy Wonka Jr.' at Batavia Fine Arts Centre

    BATAVIA – Avenue J Studios will present "Willy Wonka Jr." at 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 22; 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23; and 2 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24; at th ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • FaceTime with Valerie Farkas

    Geneva resident Valerie Farkas, 53, was volunteering at the Batavia Moose for the TriCity Family Services’ Trivia Night Fundraiser when she answered 1 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Living Waters golf mission raises funds for clean water

    GENEVA – A round of golf and dinner can help a local church bring clean water to two small villages in Guatemala.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • Patrick K. Minaglia, 21, of the 1100 block of Gale Lane, Sleepy Hollow, was charged Friday, Aug. 8, with felony defrauding a drug/alcohol screening ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Leticia Piper, 43, of the 1300 block of West Illinois Avenue, Aurora, was charged Saturday, Aug. 9, with retail theft from Kohl’s, 251 N. Randall Ro ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:31 pm
  • Heartland asking for blood donations

    Heartland Blood Centers, which serves 57 hospitals in a 12-county region in Illinois and Indiana, will be asking all healthy individuals to give blood ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Ethics complaint filed against Lauzen, contract employee

    GENEVA – An ethics complaint was filed Thursday against Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and Community Outreach Coordinator Rick Nagel, allegin ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 9:45 am
  • Geneva’s Panera Bread to relocate for drive-thru

    GENEVA – Panera Bread at 1492 S. Randall Road plans to relocate to the now closed Applebee’s restaurant, 1690 S. Randall Road, in order to have enough ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Kane County Office of Emergency Management adds Humvee to its fleet

    When the Kane County Office of Emergency Management set out to add a Humvee to its fleet, it wanted to do so without using taxpayer dollars.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:24 pm
  • North Aurora looking to remove 900 additional ash trees

    NORTH AURORA – The Village of North Aurora is looking at removing an additional 900 infested parkway ash trees this year.
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Geneva cop cars have fender-bender in parking lot

    GENEVA – Two squad cars were damaged in a fender-bender in the Geneva Police Department’s parking lot, but no one was injured, according to crash repo ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • MCC Technology celebrating 35 years

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles-based business founded in 1979 by businessman John Kunzer is celebrating 35 years as a leading provider of information tec ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 3:43 pm
  • Rotary Club of Batavia plans Corvette raffle

    BATAVIA – The Rotary Club of Batavia has planned its 26th annual Corvette raffle. No more than 1,000 tickets will be available, with the prize being a ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • St. Charles Police Department to participate in Labor Day 'impaired driving crackdown' campaign

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department will participate in a Labor Day weekend "impaired driving crackdown" campaign, with special emphasis o ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:17 pm
  • Kane County keeps working to bring electric aggregation to residents

    GENEVA – County staff are continuing to work to bring electric aggregation to unincorporated residents.
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 10:29 pm
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