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  • Advocates urge Roskam to accept science, act on climate change

    WEST CHICAGO – About 250 people packed a meeting room Jan. 23 at the DuPage Airport, just down the hall from the district office of U.S. Rep. Peter Ro ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 7:07 pm
  • Messenger Library renovation spells new chapter in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Check out the excitement at Messenger Public Library of North Aurora, which is halfway through an almost $1 million renovation that fol ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 4:11 pm
  • Elburn Lions Club Bingo Nights provide food, entertainment for a cause

    ELBURN – The first thing one notices at an Elburn Lions Club Bingo Night is the range in ages of the players.
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • 23 photos of a Batavia home for sale with $649,000 with a wine cellar and two-story fireplace

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 12:36 pm
  • St. Charles Public Library to feature award-winning vocalist Feb. 5

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library Sunday Concert Series will host award-winning vocalist Maureen Christine and jazz saxophonist Michael Baz ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • St. Charles Arts Council accepting submissions for pop-up show

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council is opening another pop-up art gallery for student and emerging visual and video artists, who are invited to ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:49 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Mary M. Hisey, 60, of the 29W100 block of Barnes Avenue, West Chicago, was charged Jan. 11 with retail theft.
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:35 pm
  • Activists to urge Roskam's effort to address climate change

    WEST CHICAGO — Local organizers expect hundreds of people to join them in protest and demanding action on climate change from U.S. Rep Peter Roskam, R ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:36 pm
  • Face Time with Dana Vollmer

    DeKalb resident Dana Vollmer, 22, was at Arcedium Coffee House in St. Charles when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schor ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • FAWN Gifts expands retail space in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The array of goods created by local makers has been expanded at FAWN Gifts, which opened last year in Batavia’s incubator space, a historic ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:34 pm
  • New Horizons Preschool in Batavia to open doors to prospective parents

    BATAVIA – New Horizons Preschool, offered through the Batavia Park District, invites prospective parents to meet teachers, explore classrooms and lear ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:37 pm
  • Batavia Chamber names Ole Award, Spirit winners in advance of Inspire 2017

    BATAVIA – Seven Batavia businesses will be honored as 2016 Ole Award winners at the Batavia Chamber of Commerce's Inspire 2017 event Jan. 27. And as a ...
    Jan. 23, 2017 - 3:51 pm
  • Geneva's hand-crafted ginger brew grows in popularity

    GENEVA – Ginger beer is nonalcoholic and tastes more like soda, but has a unique flavor that is starting to draw attention, said Edward Meliunas, co-o ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Geneva library officials to host forums on referendum

    GENEVA – Now that voters in the Geneva Public Library District will be asked April 4 to approve $21.8 million in bonds to pay for a new library at 210 ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Weekend 5: 'Defending the Caveman,' wrestling in St. Charles, Queen tribute among top picks

    'DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN' WHERE: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora WHEN: 8 p.m. Jan. 20 ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:35 pm