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  • Limestone smokehouse removed from preserve

    Thanks to a special donation of transportation by White Brothers Trucking Co. of Wasco, Garfield Farm Museum in Campton Hills has saved from demolitio ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Shoppers come out for Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation event

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Mothers’ Club Foundation hosted its 30th annual Autumn Craft and Vendor Show on Oct. 17 at Batavia High School.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • League of Illinois Bicyclists changes name to Ride Illinois

    The League of Illinois Bicyclists, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization, announced the rebranding of its organization to Ride Illinois during the ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Joan Knows: Plenty of holiday action to take place in Kane County

    Come on, guys. Forget the Starbucks controversy. Besides the fact Dunkin’ Donuts and Panera have more jolly cups, there are plenty of Christmas season ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • St. Charles Kiwanis Club sees success with Peanut Days fundraiser

    In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Kiwanis organization, the St. Charles Kiwanis Club vowed to make this year’s Peanut Days fundraiser a big suc ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Grant to help Waubonsee Community College launch accelerated associate degree program

    ​SUGAR GROVE – The Aurora-based Dunham Fund has awarded Waubonsee Community College a grant will allow the college to launch an accelerated associate ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • ‘Fox Valley News Update’ commercial results in award

    The winners of the 2015 Davey Awards have been announced, and the ad agency MAN Marketing is among them. The winning commercial, “Fox Valley News Upda ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:47 pm
  • Helping students from Africa succeed

    Two women from the Fox Valley area are working with the Bridge2Rwanda program to bring highly-motivated high school graduates from Africa to study at ...
    Nov. 5, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • History librarian displays divining rods at Messenger Public Library

    Tina Beaird of Oswego displays divining rods Oct. 22 at Messenger Public Library in North Aurora. Beaird, a genealogy and local history librarian for ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 8:41 pm
  • Rotary clubs unite for ‘Give the Gift of Literacy’ book fair

    Local chapters of Rotary International came out Oct. 17 to give the gift of literacy to children in the Fox Valley.
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • Community members attend D-304 technology forum

    GENEVA – More than 200 people attended a public forum Tuesday hosted by the Geneva School District 304 Board, a news release from the school district ...
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 7:25 pm
  • Joan Knows: Reflecting on past Halloween costumes

    Retirement has brought many good times and delights, such as sleeping past the snooze alarm and spending rush hour at home sipping a cup of tea.
    Oct. 29, 2015 - 7:24 pm