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  • Volunteers needed to help welcome visitors to Fabyan Japanese Garden

    GENEVA – Volunteers are needed to help welcome visitors to the Fabyan Japanese Garden. Those who are ...
    May 12, 2015 - 12:43 pm
  • 'Increased security presence' after threat at Kaneland High School

    An "increased security presence" was in place Tuesday at Kaneland High School after school officials reported a "nondescript graffiti threat" in the b ...
    May 12, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • D-303 board approves firing of St. Charles North dean's assistant facing sex assault charges

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School dean’s assistant accused of having sexual contact with a student from the school was officially fired Mo ...
    May 12, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Geneva officials to ponder $9M wastewater upgrade

    GENEVA – The city could face a $9 million cost to upgrade its wastewater treatment plant to meet new discharge limits for phosphorus, according to a c ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Mill Creek residents hit by burglaries

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Three residents in as many days reported burglaries to their homes or vehicles last week in the Mill Creek subdivision just west ...
    May 12, 2015 - 8:21 am
  • Sho-Deen invites public to hear latest St. Charles Mall plan

    ST. CHARLES – Residents are invited Wednesday to hear Sho-Deen Construction’s latest plan for the former St. Charles Mall site on the city’s west side ...
    May 12, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Reading a part of Children’s Book Week at St. Charles Public Library

    Veronica Day, St. Patrick's Preschool director and celebrity reader, reads a story with Sahana Ramanan, 4, as part of Children's Book Week on Thursday ...
    May 11, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Petition calls for installation of Batavia pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – The chairman of the Batavia Bicycle Commission has started a petition imploring Batavia aldermen to move ahead with a project to install a p ...
    May 11, 2015 - 7:02 pm
  • Forum addresses Veterans Affairs Department reforms

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, told veterans Monday that improvements are being made to ensure they get the help they need.
    May 11, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Small-scale container gardening helps families grow organic food

    BATAVIA – M. Grace Grzanek grew up in a family that involved food – not just eating it, but also growing it.
    May 11, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Senior Health & Fitness Day Health Fair at The Holmstad

    BATAVIA – The 22nd annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day is Wednesday, May 27, and on that day The Holmstad is sponsoring a free Senior Health & ...
    May 11, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Tyler Brett Caruso Memorial Concert set at Lincoln Park in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The 13th annual Tyler Brett Caruso Memorial Concert kicks off the summer concert series in Lincoln Park, between Fourth and Fifth street ...
    May 11, 2015 - 12:16 pm
  • City of St. Charles to host blood drive

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles will host a blood drive from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, at the Municipal Building, 2 E. Main St., St. Cha ...
    May 11, 2015 - 3:43 pm
  • Student service project aids Alzheimer's patients

    BATAVIA – Eight students at Montessori Academy in Bavavia participated in a service project in which they sewed 90 therapeutic heating and cooling pil ...
    May 11, 2015 - 7:42 pm
  • Service Academy Day offers teens, parents insight into application process

    ST. CHARLES – Like others at St. Charles East High School on Saturday morning, Bob and Christy Koonce of Campton Hills circled the Little Theater to t ...
    May 11, 2015 - 10:16 pm