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  • Batavia Restaurant Madness to kick off Monday

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia, Batavia MainStreet and the Batavia Chamber of Commerce will present Batavia Restaurant Madness starting Monday and runn ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • ECC prepares to go smoke-free

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College students will return to a slightly different campus after spring break.
    March 19, 2015 - 8:57 pm
  • Students attend annual Ag Days at Mooseheart

    Students from Dundee Highlands School pet a pig Thursday morning during Ag Days at Mooseheart. The Kane County Farm Bureau Ag Literacy Program and the ...
    March 19, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Batavia resident Heronemus encouraging others to cope with Lou Gehrig’s disease

    BATAVIA – Lou Gehrig’s disease has robbed Batavia resident Steve Heronemus of his ability to walk and speak, but he does not see himself as a victim.
    March 20, 2015 - 8:15 am
  • Sugar Grove woman alarmed by threatening calls

    SUGAR GROVE – A series of harassing phone calls from men claiming to be with a national sweepstakes has a Sugar Grove Township woman fearing for her s ...
    March 20, 2015 - 8:13 am
  • Illinois Tollway seeks safety slogans

    The Illinois Tollway wants its customers to have their say on safety by suggesting messages for electronic roadway signs that discourage dangerous dri ...
    March 19, 2015 - 2:52 pm
  • Art and ecology collide in Water Street Studios ‘Climate Crisis’ exhibit

    BATAVIA – Acrylics, oil paints and water colors are commonly-used materials in creating art. But artist and activist Mary Ellen Croteau works with bot ...
    March 19, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Taste of the Town: Tasting room an escape into world of wine

    GENEVA – Geneva Wine Cellars and Tasting Room owner Al Buchanan is particular about what kind of wine he will sell.
    March 24, 2015 - 4:03 pm
  • Candidates Speak: District 303 school board hopefuls meet with PTO members

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 board candidates Wednesday spoke on various issues to about 35 parents during a daytime forum.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Campton Hills’ write-in challenge ends without lawsuit

    CAMPTON HILLS – A Campton Hills resident, who previously said he would file a lawsuit to stop Campton Hills write-in candidates from getting votes in ...
    March 18, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • My Recess Therapy holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials assist in cutting the ribbon to My Recess Therapy, at 1601 E. Main St., Unit G, St. Charles. My Recess Thera ...
    March 18, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Four vying for 3 spots on St. Charles library board

    ST. CHARLES – Voters in the St. Charles Public Library District next month will have the choice to keep the Board of Trustees as it is or to replace a ...
    March 18, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • More than 20 tickets issued in Geneva roadside check

    GENEVA – State troopers and Geneva police officers reported more than 20 citations and arrests during a joint roadside safety check held over the week ...
    March 18, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Taxes, revenue issues for Geneva 4th Ward hopefuls

    GENEVA – Geneva’s 4th Ward candidates are James Radecki, a former alderman serving the 2nd Ward, and newcomer Eleanor Hamilton.
    March 18, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Geneva 1st Ward aldermanic candidates share concerns

    GENEVA – With longtime 1st Ward Alderman Chuck Brown not seeking re-election this year, two newcomers are vying for a four-year term on the April 7 co ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:57 pm