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  • County residents might pay $2 fee for electric savings

    GENEVA – Participants in the county’s electric aggregation program will likely pay about $2 a year for administrative costs.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • St. Charles earns top state electric agency award

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles recently received the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award, accor ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • Municipalities along Fox River talk about possible removal of dams

    As Batavia’s century-old dam continues to deteriorate, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke believes the city must soon take action on what to do with the dam.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Fabyan Elementary School takes part in Guiness World Records Day

    Fabyan Elementary School first-grader Lukas Costello uses a timing mat to stack cups Thursday as part of Guiness World Records Day and an attempt to h ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • Sears Optical in Batavia hosting food drive through Dec. 20

    BATAVIA – Sears Optical will host its second annual food drive for the Batavia Interfaith Food Pantry from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day (except Sundays ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Businesses team up for CASA Kane County fundraiser

    BATAVIA – A group of independently-owned businesses teamed up Nov. 6 for Claus for a Cause, a fundraiser for CASA Kane County – a nonprofit volunteer ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:10 pm
  • Real estate office makes donation to Sunshine Kids Foundation

    Berkshire Hathaway Starck Real Estate donated more than $17,000 to the Sunshine Kids Foundation to continue its mission of enriching the lives of youn ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:06 pm
  • Animal Guess Who to take place Nov. 15 in Geneva

    GENEVA – Children ages 4 to 7 who think they know their animals will be put the test from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Peck Farm Park.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Calendar sales benefit Lazarus House in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – For the past several years, amateur cartoonist Joe McMahon has created a 12-month comic calendar for the benefit of Lazarus House, a she ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Coal City garage fire causes $25,000 in damages

    COAL CITY - Coal City Fire Protection District responded to a structure fire at 2000 N. Island Drive in Goose Lake on Wednesday night just before 10 p ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 11:51 am
  • Taste of the Town: Area candy makers gear up for holiday season

    Acclaimed chef Alain Roby, owner of the All Chocolate Kitchen at 33 S. Third St. in downtown Geneva, wants to make sure his chocolate is as tasty as i ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 6:59 am
  • Face Time with Sandy Lowry

    Batavia resident Sandy Lowry was at her booth, Southern Comforts, at America's Treasures in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • The Bend General Store has its grand opening

    Claire Scheufler (center) cuts the ribbon as owners Tony Scheufler (in apron) and Jen Cook (second from left) look on during the grand opening of The ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Lisa C. Holmes-Toguem, 47, of the 500 block of North May Street, Aurora, was arrested Friday, Nov. 7, on a 2013 St. Charles warrant carrying charges ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • A residential window in the 3N600 block of Arbor Creek Road, Campton Hills, was reported damaged Friday, Nov. 7. It was apparently damaged by a BB g ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:37 pm
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