Severe weather is possible today, as the National Weather Service forecast warns of showers and thunderstorms likely today, "mainly after 4 p.m."
Meagan Provencher fields questions about plants year round.
BATAVIA – Kathie Michael shook her head in dismay Saturday morning as she picked up the cigarette butts and candy wrappers carelessly thrown along the shores of the Fox River.
Fabiola Ortiz said she was hesitant about treading unfamiliar territory when she decided to change high schools her senior year. But now that she’s graduating from St. Charles North High School, she said it was the right choice.
Following the paths of some of his family members, Robert Paul, a graduating senior from St. Charles North High School, is heading to the University of Illinois to study a combination of two subjects he loves – computers and engineering.
ST. CHARLES – Summit 303 on Mental Health: A Component of School Security completed its collection of information after three sessions and is canceling the fourth set for Thursday, according to St. Charles School District 303.
AURORA – A former Marmion Academy student is suing the school, alleging negligence in a science experiment in which he claimed he was injured after he slipped and fell on his face when he was set on fire.
GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 will hold a special meeting at 8:30 a.m. May 30 at the central office, 227 N. Fourth St., Geneva.
I’ve never, by any stretch of the imagination, been considered quick. I can’t dash, I don’t dart. In fact, the only time I recall moving with any speed at all was once when I was being chased by a horde of angry wasps.
ST. CHARLES – Mayor Ray Rogina hopes a new 3rd Ward alderman will be in place by June 17, he said Friday, the day applications for the term were due.
ST. CHARLES – A guest of the St. Charles Country Club is suing the facility for injuries she sustained when a motorized equipment vehicle overturned, pinned her and dragged her, causing permanent injuries and disfigurement, according to court papers filed this week in Kane County.
Local legislators divided on the measure
ST. CHARLES – Students at the Mades-Johnstone Center in St. Charles didn’t hesitate Friday to tell Kathy Tobusch, co-chair of Fox Valley Troop Support, about their personal connections to the nation’s armed forces.
Students at Western Elementary School in Geneva, including first-grader Annaliese Seidel, plant their Edible Schoolyard Friday. The garden will include heirloom pumpkins, gourds and carrots. Much of the garden was donated by Great Impressions, a division of Sebert Landscaping, Geneva resident Jay Womack, a landscape architect, Paveloc and Midwest Groundcovers.
Illinois doctors soon may win the right to prescribe limited doses of marijuana to treat certain medical conditions after Illinois lawmakers endorsed a measure legalizing medical marijuana.