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  • Blue Island man still in jail after escape from Batavia police car

    BATAVIA – A Blue Island man remains in Kane County Jail after he briefly escaped Saturday from Batavia police custody. Bond was set at $20,000.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Kane County Circuit Judge David Akemann is set to rule soon on whether Rodrigue Ceda Makindu can play for the Mooseheart boys basketball team, or whet ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • New sports gastropub set to open early next year in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A sports gastropub soon will take over the space formerly occupied by El Casanova Mexican restaurant at 1890 Mill St. in Batavia.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:12 pm
  • Longtime Little Traveler buyer Rosenthal dies at 90

    GENEVA – For more than four decades, Alvin Rosenthal was a part-owner and buyer for The Little Traveler, at 404 S. Third St., Geneva.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Geneva couple delivers Thanksgiving meal to police

    GENEVA – When Bill Ferry walked into the Geneva Police Department, it was not to pay a ticket or report a crime.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:07 pm
  • Toys for Kids program continues after leader's passing

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Township supervisor has taken over a holiday program after its local founder died earlier this year.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:01 pm
  • Settlement nears on Norris Center, District 303 split

    ST. CHARLES – A move that started in 2011 to separate the Dellora A. Norris Cultural Arts Center from St. Charles School District 303 is pending in Ka ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 7:00 pm
  • Mooseheart’s Holiday Lights Show starts Friday

    MOOSEHEART – Mooseheart’s Holiday Lights Show opens Friday, Nov. 28, and runs through Wednesday, Dec. 31. The show will run from 5 to 9 p.m. each nigh ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 3:51 pm
  • CASA Kane County seeking volunteers

    CASA Kane County will be holding general information meetings for individuals interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunte ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • Christmas in Kaneville features tree lighting, Santa visit, cookies

    KANEVILLE – Christmas in Kaneville is set for Friday, Dec. 5, and Saturday, Dec. 6. At 7 p.m. Dec. ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Northern Illinois Food Bank headed to Geneva Metra station for #GivingTuesday

    GENEVA – The Northern Illinois Food Bank will be collecting food and funds from 5 to 8 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, at the Geneva Metra station as part of it ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:56 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Priscilla Lachica, 22, of the 1100 block of West Wilson Street, Batavia, was charged Wednesday, Nov. 19, with making two fraudulent purchases valued ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Blackberry Township starts programs for medical equipment, outings

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – There are two new programs launched this month in Blackberry Township open to all Kaneland residents, township Supervisor Fred D ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 to monitor declining enrollment

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 officials said they plan to monitor the district’s expected decrease in enrollment over the next few years.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Dispute between brothers leads to 2 arrests

    GENEVA – A dispute between brothers led to domestic battery charges for one and felony possession of marijuana for the other, according to Geneva poli ...
    Nov. 25, 2014 - 10:18 pm
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