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  • 8 candidates running for three seats on Batavia School Board

    BATAVIA – Former Batavia High School social studies teacher John Dryden is among eight candidates running for three seats on the Batavia School Board ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • Kenneth Ramsey now serving at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Kenneth Ramsey most people know is a tough guy. He was a lawman for 35 years, first in ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 9:12 pm
  • State Street Dance Studio event to take place at Barnes & Noble on Dec. 17

    GENEVA – Barnes & Noble, 102 Commons Drive, Geneva,  will contribute a percentage of every sale made from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 17, with a ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:29 pm
  • KDOT announces lane closures for this week

    According to a news release from the Kane County Division of Transportation, traffic will be reduced to one lane for geotechnical soil borings and pav ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 12:26 pm
  • Underground Polar Express runners triple in 2nd year

    BATAVIA – Geneva resident Kevin Russell made many children and adults happy on Sunday by wearing a full Santa outfit on the Fox River Trail.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Kids tell Santa what they want for Christmas at Peck Farm Park

    GENEVA – Lorcan Duffy, 8, came to see Santa Claus Saturday, fully prepared with a written list of what he would like.
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 7:59 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Brian D. Didonato, 20, of the 39W200 block of Warner Lane, Blackberry Township, was charged Sunday, Nov. 30, with illegal possession of drug equipme ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Campton Hills Electoral Board reschedules hearing for Dec. 23

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Campton Hills Electoral Board on Friday postponed an expected hearing on candidate petition objections because the replacement boa ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • St. Charles alderman Bessner announces re-election bid

    ST. CHARLES – Fifth Ward alderman Ed Bessner announced in a news release Friday that he will seek a third term in office.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • William J. Pineda, 23, of the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Aurora, was charged Thursday, Dec. 11, with unlawful possession of drug paraphernal ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva man charged with impersonating officer

    GENEVA – A Geneva man was charged with felony impersonation of a police officer after police said he went to a neighbor’s house and told several peopl ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County morgue reopening delayed

    GENEVA – The Kane County Coroner’s Office will be outsourcing forensic operations to DuPage County a bit longer than hoped.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Appellate Court: Mooseheart student can play basketball

    MOOSEHEART – Mooseheart High School student Rodrigue Ceda Makindu will be able to continue to play basketball as the Illinois Appellate Court’s Second ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Batavia music program is Grammy Signature School semifinalist

    BATAVIA – For the second consecutive year, Batavia High School’s music program has received national recognition.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Batavia elementary school collects toys for local families in need

    BATAVIA – Grace McWayne Elementary School third-grader Emmett Shields said he hopes the board game he packed Friday will help make Christmas a little ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 am
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