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  • Batavia Lions Club to roar into Candy Day fundraiser

    BATAVIA – Members of the Batavia Lions Club will be at sites around town to gather donations during the annual Candy Day drive Oct. 14 and 15.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 9:55 pm
  • Batavia to consider video gambling

    BATAVIA – City aldermen are again considering the idea of allowing video gambling in the community.T ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • More than 100 attend McConnaughay's Women's Conference

    ELGIN – As part of her ongoing initiative to connect local women and provide professional and personal growth opportunities, state Sen. Karen McConnau ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Senior art classes bring Sugar Grove library, Waubonsee together

    SUGAR GROVE – In conjunction with Waubonsee Community College’s Lifelong Learning Institute, the Sugar Grove Public Library has begun offering Open Ar ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • 5 fall day trips in Illinois that won't leave you broke

    Looking for something to do this fall that won't break the piggy bank? We've got 5 for you here. ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:25 pm
  • Scarecrow Fest draws thousands to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Children and their parents stood in a long line before they were eagerly stuffing hay into clothing to create their own custom scarecrow ...
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 9:46 am
  • Two Batavia children hurt in fatal Aurora crash

    Aurora police have announced seven felony charges against a 25-year-old Aurora man in connection with an alleged DUI crash that claimed the life of a ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 5:57 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Margret Olsen, 21, of the 600 block of Kensington Place, Aurora, was charged Sept. 24 with possession of drug paraphernalia.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 4:24 pm
  • Jason Stoops to run for mayor of Batavia

    BATAVIA – Two-term Batavia School Board member Jason Stoops has announced his candidacy for mayor of Batavia. The municipal election is in April.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Sharon and Vern Oie: ‘Side by side’

    ST. CHARLES – Sharon and Vern Oie have been celebrated for their tireless efforts to make St. Charles a better place.
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 3:39 pm
  • Little Traveler in Geneva plans lively fundraiser for youth symphony

    GENEVA – A private evening event in support of the Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra and acknowledging the impending retirement of longtime EYSO Executiv ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Gov. Bruce Rauner participates in the DuKane A.B.A.T.E. Toy and Food Run: 6 photos

    Gov. Bruce Rauner participated in the 30th Annual DuKane A.B.A.T.E. Toy & Food Run Oct. 9. ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 7:58 am
  • Batavia Kiwanis Club plans open house

    BATAVIA – The Kiwanis Club of Batavia will host a fall open house from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Oct. 19.The ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 7:59 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • An IRS phone scam was reported Sept. 29 in the 500 block of North Washington Avenue, Batavia. • J ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Good Natured: All good things taste like chicken

    Back in the 1960s, marketers of a certain brand of tuna came up with a catchy jingle: “Ask any mermaid you happen to see, ‘What’s the best tuna?’ Chic ...
    Oct. 10, 2016 - 8:01 am