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  • Puppet life: Melikin Puppet Theatre entertains, captivates crowd at Sugar Grove Public Library

    Taking young kids to see the latest Pixar, DreamWorks or Disney film typically results in a lot of family fun, but those motion pictures can’t offer t ...
    April 19, 2016 - 3:23 pm
  • St. Charles leaders agree to revised look for Red Gate Water Tower

    ST. CHARLES – The city's newest water tower will look different than originally planned, as members of a neighboring homeowners association on April 1 ...
    April 19, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • Aldermen approve insurance package, vow to get bids next year

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously voted to approve an insurance package for commercial liability, excess workers' compensation and other coverage April 18 ...
    April 19, 2016 - 7:32 am
  • Andersson plans property tax seminar

    ST. CHARLES – Citizens wanting to know more about property taxes will get their chance April 28.Stat ...
    April 18, 2016 - 5:46 pm
  • Rauner appoints Geneva man to direct Dept. of Commerce

    GENEVA – Gov. Bruce Rauner has appointed Sean McCarthy of Geneva as director of the Illinois Department of Commerce, a news release states.
    April 18, 2016 - 5:42 pm
  • Kane County Bar Foundation is accepting scholarship applications

    The Kane County Bar Foundation, a collection of members within the Kane County Bar Association, is awarding scholarships to law students with a perman ...
    April 18, 2016 - 2:47 pm
  • Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills to host nature walk and talk

    CAMPTON HILLS – Members of Garfield Farm Museum will present “Our Favorite Things Walks and Talks,” a lecture and tour to reflect on the museum, at 9: ...
    April 18, 2016 - 2:32 pm
  • Elgin Community College plans to host sustainability expo

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College and the city of Elgin Sustainability Commission have teamed up to host a Sustainability Expo on Earth Day. The event w ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:43 pm
  • St. Charles Kiwanis Club is currently taking orders for Rose Day

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Kiwanis Club is currently taking orders for one of its major fundraisers, Rose Day. The fundraiser coincides with Admini ...
    April 18, 2016 - 12:39 pm
  • North Aurora nursing home cited for violation, assessed $25K fine

    NORTH AURORA – The Illinois Department of Public Health cited Asbury Gardens Nursing & Rehabilitation, 212 Airport Road, North Aurora, with a violatio ...
    April 19, 2016 - 7:33 am
  • Gas grill fire damages deck in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department was called to the 500 block of South Forest Avenue about 3 p.m. April 17 for an explosion and grill on fire, sta ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:46 am
  • Women Realtors host fundraiser fashion show

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – The Women’s Council of Realtors Fox Valley is hosting a fundraising fashion show with dinner and cocktails for Beautiful U Minis ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:47 am
  • Celebrating Batavia’s youngest learners

    BATAVIA – A tiny wheelbarrow is pushed across the courtyard by Trevor Brooks, a student at the Early Childhood Center – or ECC – at Alice Gustafson El ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:44 am
  • Elderday Center to host gala April 30

    BATAVIA — The Elderday Center will host its annual gala, Caring From the Heart, at 6 p.m. on April 30 at the Lincoln Inn, 1345 S Batavia Ave, Batavia. ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:48 am
  • 'Tragedy into triumph': Two St. Charles residents honored for role in pond rescue

    ST. CHARLES – St. Germain Place is generally a quiet residential street with little traffic. But when something went terribly, suddenly wrong for one ...
    April 18, 2016 - 7:43 am