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  • 'It's fun to be involved'

    You need not be standing near Steve Pearce during autumn to see his colors change. The assistant su ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Bunco queen

    Nora Kohlert has, in a way, two full-time jobs. One earns her a living – she’s the office manager o ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:57 pm
  • ‘The first person to call’

    Mark Alleman can immediately recall what led him to become a hospice volunteer. “I met a guy who wa ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:50 pm
  • 'Making an impact'

    In her role as a Kane County circuit judge, Susan Clancy Boles has presided over abuse and neglect cases, and she has dealt with juvenile delinquency. ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:47 pm
  • Overseas influencer

    When Jack Irwin visited Lithuania for the first time, he went as a tourist. It was summer 1992 – tw ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:41 pm
  • 'She loves people'

    After she had her first child, Laura Gleamza noted the help she received from her mother-in-law, Audrey Gleamza. Laura Gleamza said her mother-in-law ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • ‘House mom’ knows best

    Donna Denison knew something was missing from her life. After a bad day at work about 10 years ago, ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:34 pm
  • 'The best heart in the world'

    Quinta Sloan-Beasley wore a huge smile as she glanced around the room at Bethany Lutheran Church in Batavia.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 3:23 pm
  • An active volunteer

    Joe Kryszak, a longtime member of the Elburn Lions Club, remembers the moment that prompted him to increase his participation in the organization.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • For the students, the arts and more

    It’s not unusual to see Laura McPhee hard at work in multiple locations across Maple Park. By day s ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 2:28 pm
  • Sound Off: What up, man?

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: What up, man? Now that Illinois has ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 6:45 am
  • Aurelio's to offer Geneva students' specialty pizzas Wednesday

    GENEVA – Some Geneva High School students will put their marketing skills to the test Wednesday at a downtown Geneva restaurant.
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • Owls captivate crowd in Geneva

    GENEVA – Children at Peck Farm Park in Geneva approached Lara Sviatko on Saturday but kept their distance – for a peregrine falcon was perched on her ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 7:06 pm
  • Birds of prey presentation in Geneva: 6 photos

    The Geneva Park District hosted a program titled "Birds of Prey: Migrating Majesty" on Saturday at Peck Farm Park.
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:43 am
  • Face Time with Kevin Stahr

    Aurora resident Kevin Stahr, 39, who works as the communications coordinator for the city of Geneva, was on Third Street in downtown Geneva when he an ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 5:30 am