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  • Chicago World's Fair topic of next Books Between Bites

    BATAVIA – Batavia’s Books Between Bites Program will feature the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair in its program from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at th ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Face Time with Dagmar McGowan

    West Chicago resident Dagmar McGowan, 60, was at her store, America's Treasures in Geneva, when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicl ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mary O'Brien gets Wood Award from Geneva chamber

    GENEVA – Mary O’Brien, the chief executive officer of the Fox Valley Orthopedics Institute for 28 years, received the Geneva Chamber of Commerce 2014 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 1:37 am
  • More development, redevelopment on horizon in Batavia

    BATAVIA – New development and redevelopment are on the city’s horizon, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke said Thursday during the annual Batavia Chamber of ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Batavia School District 101 tax levy to increase

    BATAVIA – The owner of a home valued at $243,990 will see his or her Batavia School District 101 tax bill increase by $38 as a result of the district’ ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Geneva man sets $10K fundraising goal with Lazarus House calendar

    A Geneva man hopes his 2015 calendar of drawings can raise at least $10,000 this year for Lazarus House in St. Charles.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • County residents might pay $2 fee for electric savings

    GENEVA – Participants in the county’s electric aggregation program will likely pay about $2 a year for administrative costs.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • St. Charles earns top state electric agency award

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles recently received the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award, accor ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • Municipalities along Fox River talk about possible removal of dams

    As Batavia’s century-old dam continues to deteriorate, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke believes the city must soon take action on what to do with the dam.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Fabyan Elementary School takes part in Guiness World Records Day

    Fabyan Elementary School first-grader Lukas Costello uses a timing mat to stack cups Thursday as part of Guiness World Records Day and an attempt to h ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:06 pm
  • Animal Guess Who to take place Nov. 15 in Geneva

    GENEVA – Children ages 4 to 7 who think they know their animals will be put the test from 10 to 11:15 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, at Peck Farm Park.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 1:22 pm
  • Calendar sales benefit Lazarus House in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – For the past several years, amateur cartoonist Joe McMahon has created a 12-month comic calendar for the benefit of Lazarus House, a she ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 1:21 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Area candy makers gear up for holiday season

    Acclaimed chef Alain Roby, owner of the All Chocolate Kitchen at 33 S. Third St. in downtown Geneva, wants to make sure his chocolate is as tasty as i ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 6:59 am
  • The Bend General Store has its grand opening

    Claire Scheufler (center) cuts the ribbon as owners Tony Scheufler (in apron) and Jen Cook (second from left) look on during the grand opening of The ...
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • No clues yet into who set fire near Sam’s Club in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department continues to seek the public’s help in finding the individuals who set a fire in a field behind Sam’s Club on Ra ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:01 am
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