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  • Furniture Dollies boutique at home in expanded Batavia location

    BATAVIA – Enjoying expanded new quarters in Batavia is Furniture Dollies, a business that gives a fresh face to vintage furnishings, and also offers a ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 6:14 pm
  • Can’t get enough animals? Check out these places:

    Warmer weather will bring more opportunities to get outside. Here are four places worth checking out in Northern Illinois.
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Waterline Writers to mark milestone with anniversary event

    BATAVIA – Writers and lovers of words will celebrate the fifth anniversary of Waterline Writers with readings by five talented wordsmiths at 7 p.m. Fe ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:28 pm
  • Weekend 5: Orchid show, rare blues tribute, art exhibitions, classical concert on tap

    ORCHID SHOWWHERE: DuPage County Fairgrounds, 2015 Manchester Road, WheatonWHEN: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fe ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 7:19 pm
  • Family mourns death of local attorney Michael Clancy

    ST. CHARLES – Michael Clancy, a fourth-generation attorney in a family law practice, was known for his love of animals, and together with his wife, Mi ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 4:36 pm
  • Skinned, mutilated coyotes found in forest preserve near St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The gory remains of four dead coyotes – two skinned and two mutilated – were found Feb. 4 on a walking trail at the Fox River B ...
    Feb. 17, 2017 - 5:27 pm
  • St. Charles Township man charged in 2 armed robberies

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles and Elgin police arrested a suspect they say was involved in armed robberies in both cities, and is possibly involved in one ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 4:17 pm
  • Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner encourages 'grand bargain' with stronger reforms

    Gov. Bruce Rauner used his annual budget address Feb. 15 to encourage state lawmakers to reach a “grand bargain” budget deal, but said reforms that wo ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:53 pm
  • Unitarian Church celebrates 175 years in Geneva

    GENEVA – The Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva at 102 S. Second St., Geneva, was established in 1842 and is the oldest continuously operating c ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:30 pm
  • Geneva's Little Traveler participates in 'Day Without Immigrants'

    GENEVA – The Little Traveler, located at 404 S. Third St. in Geneva, is participating in the movement “A Day Without Immigrants” Feb. 16, by having al ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Sugar Grove Corn Boil organization seeks volunteers

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Corn Boil is seeking a few good men and women.Well, maybe more than a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Behold the barbers of Batavia’s Beardsgaard

    BATAVIA – It’s not every day you hear of a person traveling nearly 400 miles to get a haircut. But when your barbers are Blademaiden and Beardsmith, a ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Review: Paramount creates mesmerizing version of 'Sweeney Todd'

    AURORA – The Paramount Theatre's spectacular version of "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" will make you forget all other versions of St ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia announces discounted Quarry passes

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Park District looks ahead to summertime fun in advance of the May 27 opening of Hall Quarry Beach by offering discounts of nearl ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:23 pm
  • Kane County State's Attorney shares annual report at St. Charles office

    ST. CHARLES – Praising his staff as well as successful cooperation with local, state and federal agencies in helping fight child sexual exploitation, ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm