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  • Sunshine Lighting to close St. Charles showroom

    ST. CHARLES – A lot has changed in the 25 years Tom and Sandie Vlach have owned Sunshine Lighting in St. Charles.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • St. Charles Park District receives state award for arts collaboration

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District this month will accept one of the Illinois Association of Park Districts’ top awards, according to a news ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Gardening tools of an unknown value were reported stolen Monday, Oct. 6, from a garage in the 0-100 block of Kane Street.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:18 pm
  • Jobs, immigration among issues in 11th Congressional District race

    Job growth and immigration reform are among the issues in the race for the 11th Congressional District.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Three Fires Council names Wiltrout as Scout executive

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles-based Three Fires Council’s new Scout executive is veteran Scouter Joseph E. Wiltrout, the council announced this month ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:13 pm
  • Scaring Up Some Fun: Scarecrow Fest expands offerings for 29th year

    ST. CHARLES – The west part of downtown St. Charles isn’t the only place this weekend to catch all of the action at the 29th annual Scarecrow Fest, it ...
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:41 am
  • St. Charles city officials meet with Japanese delegates

    ST. CHARLES – Some St. Charles city officials in September met with representatives from the Japan External Trade Organization and the Japanese Consul ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 10:57 pm
  • Geneva prepares for homecoming parade

    GENEVA – Several streets in Geneva will be closed from 2 to 3:15 p.m. today for the Geneva High School homecoming parade.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:16 pm
  • Haunted Quarry to get underway in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Haunted Quarry, at 400 S. Water St., Batavia, will be open from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, Saturday, Oct. 18, Friday, Oct. 24 and Sat ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 2:37 pm
  • Maple Park family launches #HobbitMovieLastRequest

    MAPLE PARK – A social media campaign launched by a Maple Park family will attempt to provide a “last request” for the father, Scott Stouffer.
    Oct. 10, 2014 - 6:40 am
  • Chit Chat: Elgin native wins Emmy for work on ‘Shark Tank’

    Elgin native Heather M. Dreiling’s work is seen by millions of television viewers a week. Dreiling i ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Ex-Geneva streets superintendent keeps up with restitution payments

    GENEVA – Stephen LeMaire, a former Geneva streets and fleet superintendent who pleaded guilty in 2012 to theft charges, has kept up his restitution pa ...
    Oct. 8, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Batavia Public Library Director receives Chamber award

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library Director George Scheetz is this year's winner of the Donna Dallesasse Award.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:14 pm
  • Batavia officials discuss what to do with crumbling dam

    BATAVIA – City officials are taking another look at what to do with the crumbling dam, which is located just north of the Batavia Riverwalk in downtow ...
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 8:03 am
  • Batavia’s Honey-Jam Cafe set to reopen

    BATAVIA – The Honey-Jam Cafe, at 521 N. Randall Road in Batavia, is set to reopen in November after the restaurant was closed for almost a year.
    Oct. 9, 2014 - 9:31 am
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