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  • Boy Scouts help with restoration of local park

    Boy Scouts from St. Charles spent a Saturday morning battling invasive plant species. Recently, Bo ...
    May 28, 2015 - 3:26 pm
  • Joan Knows: Decoration Day honored fallen soldiers

    May 30 is the former date for the holiday many of us called “Decoration Day.”  You may know that i ...
    May 28, 2015 - 3:17 pm
  • Local theaters to host auditions in June

    This summer, the Fox Valley Theatre Company in Elgin and the Steel Beam Theatre in St. Charles will host auditions for upcoming fall performances.
    May 21, 2015 - 3:04 pm
  • Batavia music school to host Student Appreciation Day on Saturday

    BATAVIA – The Music Matters School of Music in Batavia will host its ninth annual Student Appreciation Day on Saturday, May 16.
    May 21, 2015 - 3:08 pm
  • Holmstad awards scholarships to students

    BATAVIA – Residents at The Holmstad, a faith-based, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Batavia, awarded scholarships totaling $8,000 to ...
    May 15, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Joan Knows: Teachers have turn to shine in spotlight during May

    It appears that while in the mode for celebrating nurses and police officers, I missed the month for celebrating teachers.
    May 15, 2015 - 1:18 pm
  • P.E.O. STAR Scholarship awarded to St. Charles student

    ST. CHARLES – Carlee Bettler, a senior at St. Charles North High School, received the P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2015-16 academic year, states a ...
    May 7, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Marmion arts department to present forum May 14

    The Marmion Fine Arts Department will present its 2015 Fine Arts Forum at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 14. ...
    May 7, 2015 - 6:24 pm
  • ‘All About the Paws’ pet adoption event set for June

    ST. CHARLES – The Insurance Program Managers Group in St. Charles will host “It’s All About the Paws,” an animal adoption event, in June.
    May 7, 2015 - 6:21 pm
  • Geneva students to be part of painting made of people

    GENEVA – Mill Creek Elementary School students will become art Thursday, May 14, when the students form a giant living painting of a viking ship that ...
    April 30, 2015 - 3:36 pm
  • St. Charles residents sweep senior spelling bee

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library, in partnership with the St. Charles Park District, hosted the Illinois State Senior Spelling Bee for adu ...
    May 3, 2015 - 8:47 am
  • Joan Knows: National Nurses Week a time to say thanks

    Sometimes it is difficult to get beyond my wheelchair to celebrate various holidays and commemorations. I miss the fireworks, the parades, the worship ...
    April 30, 2015 - 3:28 pm