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  • BatFest to swoop into Batavia for family Halloween fun

    BATAVIA – The Halloween season will be celebrated in Batavia with the family friendly BatFest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 22.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 3:33 pm
  • Press attorney charges that public boards have no legal power to censure

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Campton Hills Village Board’s censure of Village President Harry Blecker Oct. 18 for releasing closed meeting information to the m ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 3:17 pm
  • Campton Hills board censures Blecker over release of closed session info

    CAMPTON HILLS – Trustees voted to censure Campton Hills Village President Harry Blecker at their Oct. 18 meeting, saying he violated their trust when ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 3:34 pm
  • Weekend 10: Halloween treats, famed photographer, mystery play, youth flights on tap

    FAMOUS PHOTOGRAPHERWHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 22WHERE: Waubonsee Community College's Academic Professional Ce ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 1:13 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    St. Charles• Lynda A. Bartleman, 42, of the 1300 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was charged O ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • South Elgin man charged in fight with police officer

    ST. CHARLES – A South Elgin man was charged Sept. 18 with felony aggravated battery to a police officer as the officer tried to defuse an argument out ...
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 9:59 am
  • Woman’s Club to celebrate arboretum rededication

    BATAVIA – Reaching forward and backward in time is a loving link to family and the environment nurtured at a little-known site – the Batavia Arboretum ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:22 pm
  • TitleMax of St. Charles collecting food for those in need

    ST. CHARLES – TitleMax of St. Charles, 2015 W. Main St., is hosting a food drive in conjunction with the Northern Illinois Food Bank.
    Oct. 21, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Memory Cafe in Batavia to serve friendship, support to those facing Alzheimer’s

    BATAVIA – A place to be yourself and converse with others facing the same threatening forgetfulness is the purpose behind the Memory Cafe of the Fox V ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:14 pm
  • Trike-a-Thon: 4 photos

    Geneva Christian School held the inaugural Trike-a-Thon for preschool and pre-kindergarten students at the school Oct. 20.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 1:44 pm
  • Kane County state's attorney pursues funding for crisis intervention training

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Joined by advocates of programs that help people with mental health issues receive the care they need to escape a cycle of repe ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 4:15 pm
  • Event highlights new ways of teaching, learning in Geneva

    GENEVA – The seventh-graders positioned themselves in front of a green screen, and while another student filmed, they re-enacted a scene from “The Mon ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Electric Christmas Parade grand marshals announced

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership has announced that Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy Wahlberg and their family have been selected as ...
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:57 am
  • Batavia considers overnight on-street parking permits for multiple-vehicle homes

    BATAVIA – With more adult children living with their parents, their cars, trucks, minivans and SUVs are stacking up in the driveway.
    Oct. 20, 2016 - 8:05 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Diana Core, 29, of the 200 block of Shawnee Drive, Carol Stream, was charged Sept. 30 with driving under the influence and driving with a blood-alco ...
    Oct. 19, 2016 - 5:30 pm