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  • Batavia's school board to vote on STEM partnership school

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 Board members are set to vote today on whether Batavia School District 101 should become a part of the John C. D ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • St. Charles City Council committee supports proposed BYOB rules

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday put its preliminary support behind a series of code revisions tied to alcohol and licensing ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:03 am
  • D-304 abates $3.5M to reduce debt

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board voted Monday to transfer more than $3.5 million from its education fund to pay down the debt service on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Batavia student overcomes congenital heart defect

    Like most 6-year-old girls, Sydney Mowen is full of energy. She has been keeping busy in a ballet class offered through the Batavia Park District.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:14 pm
  • Campton Hills primary election set

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills voters will have a primary election scheduled for today, and the village’s eight polling places will be open from 6 a.m. ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Bell Graham Elementary School to reopen Tuesday after Friday pipe burst

    CAMPTON HILLS – Bell Graham Elementary School is scheduled to be open Tuesday after a pipe burst ended school early on Friday and canceled classes on ...
    Feb. 24, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Aurora mall among those threatened by terrorist group

    AURORA – The Department of Homeland Security is downplaying a threat made by terror group al-Shabab against malls across the United States, including ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 4:07 pm
  • Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization registration continues

    ELBURN – The Kaneland Youth Soccer Organization is taking registrations for spring recreational, TOPSoccer and Little Knights Soccer through Saturday, ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 2:14 pm
  • Geneva Park District Fitness Demo Day event set

    GENEVA – The Geneva Park District Fitness Demo Day is set for Saturday, March 7. Free demo classes allow participants to try out a group class before ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 12:36 pm
  • Orchid lovers converge at annual show

    WHEATON – The potting shed at the Batavia Orchid Society's annual sale and show Sunday could also be considered a MASH unit for the exotically beautif ...
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Geneva Girl Scouts go sledding for Casey's Safe Haven

    GENEVA – About 30 Girl Scouts on Saturday went sledding at the Fabyan Forest Preserve for a good cause.
    Feb. 23, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Fire causes $20,000 in damages to St. Charles Township home

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A fire that caused an estimated $20,000 in damages at a single-family ranch home early Saturday morning remains under investiga ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Ticket issued in connection with St. Charles fatal crash

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles woman recently was ticketed after she was accused of allowing Joshua Spudich to drive a car that was involved in a crash t ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • Proponents renew push for tax on sugary drinks

    Proponents of legislation to tax sugary drinks as a way to combat obesity have reintroduced the bill after it was voted down last year in an Illinois ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:43 am
  • Family matters: Kaneland board hopefuls address nepotism

    SUGAR GROVE – The issue of nepotism has become a hot topic in Kaneland School District 302, and district officials are expected to have a policy on th ...
    Feb. 21, 2015 - 9:31 am