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  • Hey, readers! Why do you love Batavia?

    “I love Batavia because of the passion people have for this town: past, present and future. People are very welcoming here, and the city has almost ev ...
    May 13, 2016 - 8:25 am
  • Lazarus House launches corporate giving program

    ST. CHARLES – There is a new way to give to St. Charles’ homeless shelter.The Lazarus House Board of ...
    May 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Two women charged with prostitution at Batavia massage parlors

    BATAVIA – Two women were charged with one count each of misdemeanor prostitution May 12 after Batavia police said they offered to perform a sex act fo ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Geneva grad speaks to teens as 'living example of what not to do'

    GENEVA – Hours after waking up in a DuPage County jail cell, Michael Szot stood in front of about 1,000 juniors and seniors at his alma mater, Geneva ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • Lightning strike attributed to overnight house fire in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – At 1:46 a.m. May 12, the St. Charles Fire Department responded to a reported house fire located in the 900 block of Fox Chase Court.
    May 12, 2016 - 7:54 am
  • Weekend 10: Gardenology, PechaKucha Night and more this weekend

    KEVIN MCCAFFREYWHEN: 8 p.m. May 12 and 13; 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. May 14.WHERE: Zanies Comedy Night Club ...
    May 13, 2016 - 8:22 am
  • Local residents take part in 4-H state contest

    Members of the Kane County 4-H Horse Bowl teams won state titles during the Illinois 4-H State Horse Contest, which took place at the University of Il ...
    May 11, 2016 - 3:46 pm
  • Six St. Charles students named National Merit winners

    ST. CHARLES – Six seniors from St. Charles School District 303 are ending their high school career as National Merit winners, the district announced M ...
    May 11, 2016 - 2:54 pm
  • McTeacher’s Night in North Aurora raises funds

    NORTH AURORA – St. Rita School held a “very successful” McTeacher’s Night at the McDonald’s in North Aurora, according to a news release, noting the r ...
    May 11, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Future of Batavia’s Art In Your Eye Festival is murky

    BATAVIA – There won’t be a 12th annual Art In Your Eye Festival this year in downtown Batavia.That d ...
    May 13, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • Fermilab employees assist with Large Hadron Collider in 2016

    SWITZERLAND – After months of winter hibernation, the Large Hadron Collider in Geneva, Switzerland, is once again smashing protons and taking data. Th ...
    May 11, 2016 - 10:46 am
  • District 303 spends $12,000 to survey voters on middle schools

    ST. CHARLES – Board members on May 9 gave St. Charles School District 303 the green light to spend $12,000 to survey voters about their thoughts on th ...
    May 11, 2016 - 10:30 am
  • Out and About – St. Charles

    SWING INTO SUMMER BARN DANCEWHEN: 6 to 10 p.m. May 21WHERE: Primrose Farm, 5N726 Crane Road, St. Cha ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Brian Litland

    St. Charles resident Brian Litland was participating in the Nature Tykes program with his wife, Misti, and son, Gunnar, at the Creek Bend Nature Cente ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Nominations sought for Waubonsee Distinguished Contributor and Alumnus awards

    Nominations are now being sought for Waubonsee Community College’s 2016 Distinguished Contributor and Distinguished Alumnus awards. Nominations must b ...
    May 11, 2016 - 5:30 am