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  • Two Batavia Park Board seats up for election in April

    BATAVIA – There will be two seats open for candidates seeking election to the Batavia Park District Board of Commissioners in the April 4 consolidated ...
    Oct. 6, 2016 - 8:03 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    Geneva• A school-issued laptop computer valued at $200 was reported stolen Sept. 22 from a backpack ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Vintage Cubs stadium chair up for auction at 2016 Festival of Trees

    A rare, circa 1920 stadium chair from Wrigley Field will be auctioned off at the Nov. 12 Festival of Trees, to be held at the Holiday Inn Northwest in ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 4:10 pm
  • Golden K Kiwanis Club installs new officers, board of directors

    The St. Charles Golden K Kiwanis Club installed new 2016-17 officers and board members at its 15th annual installation banquet in September at the Dun ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Scarecrow Fest brings out creativity

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Scarecrow Fest is the Larson family’s favorite event of the year. Lisa and Gary Larson and their two boys, Jake and Nick ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 9:28 am
  • Geneva man charged with possession of stolen sticker

    GENEVA – A 20-year-old Geneva man was charged with felony possession of a stolen vehicle registration sticker and possession of knowing it was stolen, ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 8:30 am
  • Batavia MainStreet says 'Ja' to debut Oktoberfest

    BATAVIA – Two days of Bavarian style revelry will be on tap with the first Oktoberfest presented by Batavia MainStreet on Oct. 7 and 8 on North River ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:53 pm
  • Batavia Mayor Schielke forecasts tough 2017

    BATAVIA – The state’s ongoing budget woes seem unlikely to improve anytime soon, and that could spell a rough 2017 for Batavia and other Illinois muni ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • I Love Geneva

    “I love Geneva because it’s such a family-oriented, friendly, inviting place to live and grow up.” – Jay Womack, chairman of the Geneva Natural Resour ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 7:30 pm
  • New furniture design store opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – J & V Home Furniture and Home Decor recently opened as a new store among the Shoppes at 127. It’s located at 127 S. Third St., Geneva.
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 5:30 pm
  • Fox Mill residents criticize Campton Hills trustees over law firm, land grab

    CAMPTON HILLS – Village President Harry Blecker vetoed trustees’ decision to hire Montana and Welch to pursue the Fox Mill open space issue.
    Oct. 11, 2016 - 5:29 pm
  • Batavia business: Snowsuits for Kids spreads the warmth

    BATAVIA – As winter approaches, one Batavia couple keeps a close eye on weather conditions around the country to gauge how busy they’ll be with their ...
    Oct. 5, 2016 - 12:27 am
  • Radco Industries of Batavia plays major role in wounded veterans trip

    BATAVIA – Radco Industries of Batavia was a major sponsor of the national Vets on the Water event from Sept. 20 to 23 at the Worldwide Sportsman Marin ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 3:45 pm
  • Aldermen pass 2% restaurant tax for Geneva

    GENEVA – After nearly two hours of discussion and debate Oct. 3, Geneva aldermen voted 7-3 to approve a 2 percent restaurant tax to go into effect Jan ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Geneva Lions seek old keys for recycling fundraiser

    GENEVA – The Geneva Lions Club, serving Geneva and St. Charles, recently launched an additional recycling program to collect brass, steel, tin and alu ...
    Oct. 4, 2016 - 12:30 pm