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  • America in Bloom praises St. Charles parks

    ST. CHARLES - The judges of a national contest praised St. Charles for its parks, according to a news release.
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Alzheimer's walk seeks end to devastating disease

    ST. CHARLES – If deep purple and bright spirits were enough to cure Alzheimer's disease, the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s Saturday ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 2:29 pm
  • Face Time with Emily Placido

    South Elgin resident Emily Placido, 17, was painting windows in downtown St. Charles for St. Charles North’s homecoming when she answered 12 questions ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Time capsule found in old Geneva school's cornerstone

    GENEVA – A time capsule in the cornerstone of the former Sixth Street School in Geneva was recovered during the building’s demolition this week, offic ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 2:39 pm
  • Tri-Cities housing market shows mixed growth

    Home sales were up in Batavia and St. Charles in August, while sales were down slightly in Geneva, according to the latest data released by the Mainst ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • New activities to join signature events at Scarecrow Fest

    ST. CHARLES – The 30th annual Scarecrow Fest is set for Oct. 9 to 11 in downtown St. Charles.Admissi ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 7:53 am
  • Geneva surgeon pioneers new procedure for knee injuries

    GENEVA – For the past 20 to 30 years, when a young person experienced a knee injury, the treatment was to drill little holes in the knee to stimulate ...
    Sept. 26, 2015 - 12:08 am
  • Firehouse Pizza gets Lencioni Award

    GENEVA – The Lencioni Best Presentation Award was given to Christine and Michael Huneke, owners of Firehouse Pizza and Grill, one of 22 restaurants pa ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Home Show all weekend at Pheasant Run

    ST. CHARLES – Residents can update, enhance and beautify their humble abodes by attending this weekend's The Old House New House Home Show at Pheasant ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 6:03 pm
  • Batavia police: Two accused in soliciting scam

    BATAVIA – Two Minnesota residents were cited for soliciting without a permit for a business that does not appear to be legitimate, Batavia police anno ...
    Sept. 28, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • St. Charles church to feature live interview with 'Duck Dynasty' star Sadie Robertson

    ST. CHARLES – On Oct. 10 and 11, Christ Community Church will present an exclusive interview with Sadie Robertson, star of A&E’s "Duck Dynasty" and ru ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 2:00 pm
  • State Rep. Wheeler hosts identity theft prevention seminar in Geneva

    GENEVA – Fox Valley residents are invited to attend an identity theft prevention seminar sponsored by state Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, and the Illi ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 11:33 am
  • Face Time with Hannah McCurley

    St. Charles resident Hannah McCurley, 17, was painting windows in downtown St. Charles for St. Charles North’s homecoming when she answered 10 questio ...
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • State budget impasse affecting local agencies

    BATAVIA – Crystal Murphy jumped up and down excitedly Thursday morning as motorists honked their horns in downtown Batavia.
    Sept. 25, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • DuKane ABATE Toy, Food Run set for Oct. 11

    A motorcycle safety and rights organization’s annual event returns next month to benefit multiple local charities.
    Sept. 24, 2015 - 8:12 pm