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  • Appellate Court: Mooseheart student can play basketball

    MOOSEHEART – Mooseheart High School student Rodrigue Ceda Makindu will be able to continue to play basketball as the Illinois Appellate Court’s Second ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Batavia music program is Grammy Signature School semifinalist

    BATAVIA – For the second consecutive year, Batavia High School’s music program has received national recognition.
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Batavia elementary school collects toys for local families in need

    BATAVIA – Grace McWayne Elementary School third-grader Emmett Shields said he hopes the board game he packed Friday will help make Christmas a little ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 9:16 am
  • Geneva optometrist also calls himself a genetic wellness specialist

    GENEVA – Like any optometrist, Dr. Randall Burggraf checks for nearsightedness or farsightedness, as well as glaucoma, cataracts or signs of macular d ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Free concert set for Dec. 13 in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – Roots rock artist Simpleton and Cityfolk will perform a free show at 9 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 13, at Old Towne Pub-Wasco, 40W290 LaFox Ro ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • St. Charles North, East drill teams raise more than $100K at Kick-A-Thon

    ST. CHARLES – The drill teams from St. Charles North and St. Charles East high schools united to raise $100,021.14 with its annual Kick-A-Thon event.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:58 pm
  • Lexington Club plan switches to all single-family homes

    ST. CHARLES – The developers of a proposed St. Charles subdivision have eliminated town homes from their project.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Moss service of remembrance to honor memories of loved ones

    ST. CHARLES – Bryan Moss said he understands the holiday season can be difficult for those who recently have lost a loved one. It’s a reason that, eve ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 8:01 am
  • St. Charles attorney: McIlvaine’s project ‘98 percent done’

    St. Charles resident Clifford McIlvaine is nearing completion on his decades-long improvement project.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 7:59 am
  • Appellate court rules in favor of woman sentenced in 2009 fatal crash

    The Illinois Appellate Court has ruled that Alia Bernard – sentenced in a 2009 crash that killed a St. Charles couple – can file a new motion to withd ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Batavia School District 101 moving ahead on maintenance facility

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 could open its new maintenance facility by April, according to district officials.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Superintendent from Lockport district vying to be Kaneland superintendent

    MAPLE PARK – The second finalist revealed in the search for the next superintendent of Kaneland School District 302 is DJ Skogsberg, the current super ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 8:02 am
  • In Focus: Benched

    I am once again a gym rat, as high school basketball and wrestling are now in full swing. I had forgotten how fast-paced a boys basketball game could ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 6:17 pm
  • Many schools in, near Tri-Cities have changed principals in last few years

    Jarrod Buxton, who spent 10 years teaching sixth-grade language arts at Haines Middle School in St. Charles, wasn’t necessarily looking for a job chan ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes coming to St. Charles

    Grammy Award winner LeAnn Rimes is in the holiday spirit these days. Rimes recently released "ONE Ch ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:44 pm
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