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  • Campton Hills objector vows to file new complaint against write-in slate

    GENEVA – A judge ruled Thursday that a Campton Hills resident cannot intervene in an election lawsuit that is now a closed case. However, he ruled ano ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Celebration of life set for Little Traveler’s ‘Mr. R’

    GENEVA – Friends of the late Alvin Rosenthal are invited to share memories at an open house and celebration of his life from 5 to 6:30 p.m. March 16 a ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Typewriters to tablets: What changes in education, technology mean for kids today

    At quick glance, Amy Geyer’s first-grade classroom doesn’t look much different than classrooms from decades past.
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:24 am
  • Geneva Chamber of Commerce Business hosts after hours event

    Inger Britt (left) of Summers Real Estate networks with Kim Byrne of KimberleeB Photography during a Geneva Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours e ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:34 pm
  • League of Women Voters planning candidate forums

    The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County will host three candidate forums for those in contested races in the April 7 election.
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 3:47 pm
  • Two charged in Batavia aggravated robbery

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man and a Roselle woman have been charged with aggravated robbery in an incident that took place Tuesday at the Shell gas station ...
    Feb. 27, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Note to readers about newspaper delivery

    Due to overnight snow, many delivery routes are delayed until 7:30 a.m.  If you do not receive your paper by 7:30, please call customer service at 800 ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 9:28 am
  • Mystery Diner: FoxFire in Geneva specializes in seafood, steaks, chops

    GENEVA – FoxFire in Geneva has been around since 2003, specializing in steaks, seafood and chops. Th ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:15 am
  • Chit Chat: Businesses combine love of wine, painting

    GENEVA – Geneva Park District Executive Director Sheavoun Lambillotte took a sip of wine as she went about putting the finishing touches on the cobble ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia debates removal of gate

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Tuesday decided now is not the right time to ask the city of Aurora to remove a gate at Wagner Road and Mesa Lane.
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Kane County Forest Preserve District soliciting public comment

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve District is seeking public comments on the planned extension of the Great Western Trail and improvements prop ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • Allen drops out of Batavia Park Board race

    BATAVIA – There no longer will be a race for the Batavia Park Board in April. Mark Allen on Wednesday announced that he was dropping out of his race a ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 9:00 pm
  • St. Charles fire chief earns international accreditation

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet has been designated a chief fire officer by the Commission on Professional Credentialing, accordi ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Batavia seeking changes to development review process

    BATAVIA – After public criticism of the city’s review process of an industrial park that was proposed on the city’s east side, city staff proposed cha ...
    Feb. 25, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Former St. Charles man is U.S. CENTCOM Junior Sailor of the Year

    Former St. Charles resident Christian Alvarez has had a memorable past few months – he led an armed forces kickball tournament, met President Barack O ...
    Feb. 26, 2015 - 8:17 am