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  • Penrose Brewery to release second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday

    GENEVA – Geneva-based Penrose Brewing Co. will release its second set of barrel-aged Wild ales Saturday, Jan. 24, but – this time – it's doing things ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Foster, Hultgren weigh in on State of the Union address

    As President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address Tuesday night, politicians representing residents here weighed in with their reacti ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Batavia aldermen debate Houston Street improvements

    BATAVIA – Aldermen still have not made up their minds about what kind of streetscape improvements they would like to see on Houston Street.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • St. Charles School District 303 officials suggest dropping class rank

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 administration on Tuesday made its case to school board members to eliminate individual class rank for d ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 8:10 am
  • Geneva police tally 131 coyote sightings in new report

    GENEVA – Six months after Geneva residents asked for help in dealing with aggressive coyotes in their neighborhoods, Police Chief Steve Mexin presente ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 4:38 pm
  • Sugar Grove board mulls 2nd TIF District

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Village Board is one step closer to creating a second tax increment financing district after two recent votes from its m ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Visitors welcome tonight at Fox Valley Career Center

    MAPLE PARK – Rick Burchell, the Fox Valley Career Center director, understands parents might have questions about the programs their children want to ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 9:04 pm
  • Elburn community center launches businesses, serves vital role

    ELBURN – When Jenny O’Brien looked to open her very own dance studio, she worked with community centers in three towns – and one of them was the Elbur ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:28 am
  • 'Mr. Geneva' Weldon Johnson dies

    GENEVA – Weldon Johnson, a third-generation decendant of Swedish immigrants known as "Mr. Geneva" for his love of the city, died early Tuesday at his ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Unitarian Universalist Society of Geneva to screen 'The United States of Ferguson' on Jan. 23

    GENEVA – The community is invited to focus on perspectives related to the “Black Lives Matter” campaign at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, at the Unitarian Un ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • 'U.S. Trade Policy' to be topic of event Jan. 22 at St. Charles Public Library

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is host to "Great Decisions," a discussion program on world affairs administered and produced by the Fore ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 12:58 pm
  • St. Charles man charged in mail theft incidents

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year old St. Charles man has been charged with 12 counts of theft under $500 stemming from mail theft incidents St. Charles police ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Tattoo parlor proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are open to the idea of allowing tattoo parlors in the village’s business districts. A prospective business owner want ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • St. Charles Park District receives financial reporting award

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District recently received an award for its comprehensive annual financial report, the district announced in a news ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva community development director retires

    GENEVA – Whether the issue was annexing nearly 200 acres of Peck Farm Park, or working on zoning amendments or historic preservation, Geneva Community ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:45 pm
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