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  • Batavia police reports

    • Aaron P. Snyder, 26, of the 400 block of North Charles Street, Cortland, was charged Oct. 6 with driving with a suspended license and no vehicle ins ...
    Oct. 16, 2016 - 10:00 am
  • Robotics group visits Mendel Plumbing and Heating

    Oct. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles library board under fire in hiring 'inexperienced director'

    ST. CHARLES – In announcing a new director for the St. Charles Public Library, board officials chose a candidate with no previous experience as a libr ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Ramiro Correa, 22, of the 600 Parkside Avenue, West Chicago, was charged Oct. 2 with driving under the influence and speeding.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:42 am
  • Trunk-or-Treat events set for Halloween weekend

    ELBURN – People of all ages are invited to join the Community Congregational Church of Elburn for its second annual Trunk-or-Treat event Oct. 30.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Community Corner: Recognizing the best of us with Everyday Heroes

    One of the best parts of being a local, community newspaper is the ability to truly connect with our readers and fellow community members. That connec ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:41 am
  • Fortnightly Assemblies tradition to return to Tri-Cities

    GENEVA – A tradition tracing its roots to etiquette and dance classes for the children of Marshall Field in Chicago will return this fall with Fortnig ...
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Sammi King to appear at Books Between Bites in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia's noontime book program, Books Between Bites, will continue its 30th season with a review by Sammi King of Batavia on Oct. 20.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 9:12 am
  • Shoppes at 127 to mark 40 years in Geneva

    GENEVA – When Jane and Bill Briner opened Persimmon Tree on Geneva’s Third Street 40 years ago, neither of them had retail experience.
    Oct. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Weekend 10: Palminteri, Boone, musicals, MicroFest and Viking ship among top picks

    'SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL'WHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 14 and 15, and 2 p.m. Oct. 16WHERE: Waubonsee Community C ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 6:23 pm
  • Zimmerman Ford of St. Charles to boost match challenge for Salvation Army

    ST. CHARLES – Zimmerman Ford in St. Charles joins fellow donors from the Tri-Cities in promising to match donations up to $10,000 that are raised duri ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 4:59 pm
  • Batavia Mothers' Club to present arts and craft show

    BATAVIA – An injury led to the accidental discovery of jewelry-making talents for Zehra Layton of Batavia, one of the artists and crafters taking part ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:07 am
  • Senior apartment plan moving forward in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A proposed affordable senior apartment project could be ready for tenants by the end of next year. Plans for the 80-unit Windmill Manor deve ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 10:01 am
  • 25 photos of what $1.1 million can get you in Geneva (and it's for sale)

    Ever drive by a home and wonder, how much does that cost? Or what does it really look like inside?Go ...
    Oct. 13, 2016 - 4:56 pm
  • America in Bloom award results announced in St. Charles

    Top honors for the prestigious 2016 America in Bloom National Awards Program were announced at the annual awards held in Arroyo Grande, Calif., on Oct ...
    Oct. 12, 2016 - 6:38 pm