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  • Out and About – Geneva

    May 16, 2016 - 9:25 pm
  • Geneva D304, residents speak out against new TIF

    GENEVA – While aldermen consider creating a third tax increment finance district in the downtown, school officials and some residents testified agains ...
    May 18, 2016 - 8:27 am
  • New Geneva police chief sworn in

    Geneva's new police chief, Eric Passarelli, stands with his family as he takes the oath of office May 9 from City Clerk Lynn Landberg. Passarelli was ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:55 pm
  • Campton Hills teen dies following May 13 accident

    CAMPTON HILLS – A 17-year-old Campton Hills boy died May 16 – three days after suffering injuries in a single-car accident at the parking lot of his s ...
    May 16, 2016 - 4:22 pm
  • Human library event to promote greater understanding between people

    GENEVA – Assigned a male gender at birth, Samantha Williams said she was 5 or 6 when she realized she preferred to be like her sisters.
    May 16, 2016 - 2:18 pm
  • Friends rally to aid Mill Creek boy with brain cancer

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Neighbors and friends of a Mill Creek second grader diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor have organized a fundraiser called Ma ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:54 am
  • Group targets 2018 opening for indoor aquatics center in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – It has taken about four years, but Swim City USA – a nonprofit that formed to facilitate the building of an indoor aquatic facility in S ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:56 am
  • Mark Twain program to take place May 22 at Batavia library

    BATAVIA — The story of Mark Twain’s life will be told at the Batavia Public Library at 2 p.m. May 22 by a somewhat unlikely source: the famed author h ...
    May 17, 2016 - 8:59 am
  • Hickory Knolls event to encourage children to get muddy

    ST. CHARLES – Laura McCoy is hoping for rain May 21.That’s because she is expecting dozens of childr ...
    May 16, 2016 - 11:40 am
  • Drendel & Jansons a community-minded practice

    BATAVIA – Kevin Drendel and his law practice, Drendel & Jansons Law Group, have an active presence in both the Batavia and North Aurora communities.
    May 15, 2016 - 6:30 am
  • Batavia’s disaster readiness program receives certification

    BATAVIA – The city’s Emergency Services and Disaster Agency was recently certified by the Kane County Office of Emergency Management, in accordance wi ...
    May 14, 2016 - 12:36 pm
  • Man charged with biting, kicking Geneva officer

    GENEVA – A Chicago man was charged with three felonies after police said he bit and kicked one officer and tried to punch another officer May 1, polic ...
    May 13, 2016 - 1:14 pm
  • Campton Hills man convicted in Delnor Hospital incident

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Campton Hills man who last year prompted a temporary lockdown at Delnor Hospital was convicted May 12 of multiple charges in ...
    May 13, 2016 - 12:25 pm
  • Hey, readers! Why do you love Batavia?

    “I love Batavia because of the passion people have for this town: past, present and future. People are very welcoming here, and the city has almost ev ...
    May 13, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Lazarus House launches corporate giving program

    ST. CHARLES – There is a new way to give to St. Charles’ homeless shelter.The Lazarus House Board of ...
    May 13, 2016 - 5:30 am