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  • Energy lawsuit seeks 400 ratepayers to create a class action

    BATAVIA – Nearly 100 people turned out Thursday to a meeting called by Batavia businessman Joe Marconi, seeking plaintiffs for a class action lawsuit ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • Geneva library’s Night Writers pack Little Traveler for debut event

    GENEVA – One by one, five members of the Geneva Public Library’s Night Writers group took a turn in the spotlight last week at the group’s first publi ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Hatcher, Schmitz reflect on their state legislative careers

    Republican State Rep. Kay Hatcher was in her Yorkville district office this week signing notes of congratulations to constituents and others who recen ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • St. Charles Jazz Weekend to take place in September

    ST. CHARLES – The third annual St. Charles Jazz Weekend is set to host live jazz music from Sept. 11 to 14 in downtown St. Charles.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • Otto, garden club receive Golden Turtle Awards

    ST. CHARLES – The River Corridor Foundation of St. Charles presented its annual Golden Turtle Awards at the Bob Leonard River Run and Walk on Aug. 9 a ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 5:04 pm
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt prepares backpacks for Mooseheart Back to School Bash

    GENEVA – It took less than an hour on Aug. 15 for employees at the Geneva office of Boston-based publisher Houghton Mifflin Harcourt to fill 100 backp ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:36 pm
  • County Board considers way to promote programs

    GENEVA – Events held on county property soon might be a way Kane County promotes its initiatives.Cou ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 12:48 pm
  • Fox Valley Folk Festival headed to Geneva

    GENEVA – The 38th annual Fox Valley Folk Festival is set from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 31, and Monday, Sept. 1, at Island Park, which is at the ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 11:27 am
  • Batavia prepares for Peapod Half Marathon

    BATAVIA – The 2014 Peapod Half Marathon is set to start at 7 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, in Batavia. The event will send runners through the city's streets ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:08 am
  • Cadence Health Foundation gives to Delnor, CDH hospitals

    GENEVA – The Cadence Health Foundation announced Wednesday it is funding more than $3.1 million in new equipment, system upgrades and expansion projec ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Kaneland and St. Charles districts tout ACT success

    Officials at the St. Charles and Kaneland school districts issued news releases Wednesday celebrating student performances on ACT testing.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Music Matters to hold open house in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Music Matters School of Music invites the community to its open house from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at its new location, the old Louise White ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • North Aurora approves six-month extension of agreement with Comcast

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees have approved a six-month extension of its franchise agreement with Comcast.
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve Speedway plans

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen have given the green light to the construction of a Speedway gas station at the northeast corner of Wilson Street and Kirk ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Communities that use aggregates help residents save some money

    Electric bills among Kane County communities with their own utilities or those that have signed up with aggregates indicate that all seem to be saving ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 9:48 pm
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