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  • Press presence prompts Roskam staff to turn constituents away from district office

    ST. CHARLES – One of those attending a Feb. 1 organizing meeting to counter President Donald Trump’s agenda said she came from U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam’ ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:16 pm
  • Residents organize with 'Indivisible Guide' to counter Trump policies

    ST. CHARLES – About 20 people gathered in a meeting room at a local coffee shop Feb. 1 to organize under the tenets of “Indivisible: A Practical Guide ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 5:16 pm
  • Coroner: Construction worker died of suffocation

    GENEVA – A preliminary autopsy report shows that a worker who was killed in a tower at the Geneva Commons shopping center Feb. 3 was suffocated by bei ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:20 am
  • Batavia MainStreet to award prizes for shopping downtown

    BATAVIA – Warming up the start of February, Batavia retail businesses think pink – and red – as they transform their shops and windows into a valentin ...
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 7:03 pm
  • Heritage Prairie Farm offers beekeeping class in Elburn

    ELBURN – Interested in taking up a new hobby this spring? Heritage Prairie Farm is hosting a two-day Backyard Beekeeping class.
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 3:10 pm
  • Batavia plans Kindergarten Preview sessions

    BATAVIA – Elementary schools within Batavia School District 101 will host Kindergarten Preview sessions March 2, with online registration underway for ...
    Feb. 7, 2017 - 9:19 am
  • Sugar Grove Senior Living becomes home for many

    SUGAR GROVE – Rosa Hickman of Sugar Grove enjoys going to the beauty parlor with her 73-year-old daughter.
    Feb. 6, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Forum on stormwater's effects on Fox River set

    ST. CHARLES – A public forum, “We’re All in the Same Boat: Stormwater and the Fox,” will be presented from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at the Pottawatomie ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • Free Valentine's Day concert set at EvenFlow in Geneva

    GENEVA – Tribute artist Steve Richards will perform a free concert from 8 to 11 p.m. Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, at EvenFlow Music & Spirits, 302 W. Sta ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 8:30 am
  • CHIP IN Batavia plans prom dress giveaway

    BATAVIA – For the fourth year in a row, CHIP IN Batavia (Community Helpers Impacting People In Need) is collecting and giving away prom dresses to are ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:14 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Peter J. Cairo, 28, of the 1600 block of Woodcutter Lane, Wheaton, was charged Jan. 18 with retail theft less than $300 at Wal-Mart, 801 N. Randall ...
    Feb. 5, 2017 - 11:16 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • John T. Bell, 18, of the 300 block of Queens Parkway, Bartlett, was charged Jan. 29 with retail theft.
    Feb. 4, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Luis A. Herrera, 46, of the 300 block of Yarwood Street, Elgin, was charged Jan. 22 with driving under the influence, failure to reduce speed to avo ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • Two restored chairs to go on display at Fabyan celebration in Geneva

    GENEVA – Two dining room chairs donated to the Fabyan Villa Museum were restored and will be on display at a restoration celebration from 1 to 3 p.m. ...
    Feb. 3, 2017 - 3:31 pm
  • Worker identified in fatal accident at Geneva Commons tower

    GENEVA – A 47-year-old construction worker who was attempting to install a sign in the parking lot tower at Geneva Commons shopping center Feb. 3 died ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 10:47 am