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  • Hohmann to resign from Batavia 3rd Ward council seat

    BATAVIA – Here we go again. Another Batavia alderman is resigning, meaning that there will be a brief appointment to fill a City Council seat until th ...
    NEW: Oct. 26, 2016 - 1:17 pm
  • I Love St. Charles

    “I love living by the river and watching the changing tapestry of wildlife through the seasons.” – Andrea Gruszecki, St. Charles resident
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:17 pm
  • Professional theater artists work with community in 'Our Town'

    AURORA – The fall 2016 theater production at Aurora University, "Our Town" by Thornton Wilder, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4 and 5 and Nov. 9 ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Batavia man sentenced for assault of child

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man will go to prison for sexually assaulting a young child he knew, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s Atto ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 8:45 am
  • Pumpkin recycling offered at Geneva farm

    GENEVA – Instead of throwing unwanted pumpkins into the garbage after Halloween, Kane County Recycling Coordinator Jennifer Jarland is urging county r ...
    Oct. 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • I Love Batavia

    “I love the Riverwalk and the trail along the river starting out at Les Arends Forest Preserve – riding bikes all the way into town with our grandson. ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:14 pm
  • ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ to be performed at St. Charles North

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North will be bringing the classic show “Meet Me in St. Louis” to the stage for its annual fall play. The play will be hoste ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Fire extinguished quickly at Thompson Middle School in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – At 11:41 a.m. Oct. 25, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to an activated fire alarm at Thompson Middle School, 705 W. Main St., ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Library board's actions prompt Open Meetings Act probe in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library’s rules for public comment at its board meetings are under inquiry by the Illinois Attorney General’s Off ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 11:30 am
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil Committee awards more than $12K to area organizations

    SUGAR GROVE – Some of the things that come to mind when one thinks about the Sugar Grove Corn Boil are carnival rides, food vendors, contests, parades ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:33 am
  • Matthews to retire from Elgin Youth Symphony Orchestra

    ST. CHARLES – For Kathy Matthews of St. Charles, love and appreciation of music have always been a large part of her life. As a young girl, Matthews d ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:31 am
  • St. Charles Chamber seeking Charlemagne Award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development and ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:22 am
  • West Aurora High to present ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’

    The West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will present its fall play, “To Kill a Mockingbird,” at 7 p.m. Nov. 17, 18 and 19 in the West Aurora Hig ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Batavia Lions Club to treat children to Halloween fun

    BATAVIA – An early Halloween will arrive with a gentle roar Oct. 28 with spirited help from the Batavia Lions Club, whose members return for a second ...
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 9:05 pm
  • Anticipation mounts for newly approved Batavia senior apartment project

    BATAVIA – No one has turned a spadeful of earth yet, but senior citizens already are mulling a move into an affordable apartment project in Batavia.
    Oct. 25, 2016 - 8:21 am