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  • Halloween Hooligans fundraiser boosts charities, Batavia Arts Council

    BATAVIA – An odd assortment of characters – including Mrs. Doubtfire, Jafar from “Aladdin” and Medusa – gathered in downtown Batavia on Friday afterno ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Good Natured: The bugs are back in town

    Just in case you hadn’t noticed – the bugs are back in town. Make that the ladybugs. Or, to be more ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Political pieces in county newsletter questioned

    A Kane County newsletter that previously prompted an ethics complaint for promoting a political fundraiser recently has featured opinion pieces regard ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Oberweis looking to unseat Durbin in U.S. Senate race

    Incumbent Dick Durbin wants another term in his U.S. Senate seat, and state. Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, wants to keep him out of it.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:40 pm
  • Former Chinese exchange teacher returns to Batavia

    BATAVIA – A teacher that spent the 2007-08 academic year in Batavia schools through an exchange program returned to the U.S. during the last week of O ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 5:29 pm
  • North Aurora gas station robbed at gunpoint

    NORTH AURORA – A gas station in North Aurora was robbed Thursday night by three men who brandished a handgun and tied up the 20-year-old clerk before ...
    Nov. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am
  • Open house at Marmion Academy to take place Nov. 2

    AURORA – Marmion Academy High School, at 1000 Butterfield Road in Aurora, is hosting its fall open house for boys in sixth through eighth grades and t ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:02 pm
  • Kane County Audubon invites community members to bird walk on Nov. 1

    BATAVIA – Kane County Audubon has planned a bird walk for 8 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Dick Young Forest Preserve, 39W115 Main St., Batavia.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:03 pm
  • Steel Beam Theatre to host auditions for 'Veronica’s Room'

    ST. CHARLES – Steel Beam Theatre will have auditions for "Veronica’s Room," a psychological thriller.
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 2:01 pm
  • District, school report cards released

    Under No Child Left Behind, every child was expected to be proficient in reading and math this year – a standard that no school in the Tri-Cities and ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Braden A.W. Charles, 21, of the 100 block of North Dixon Drive, Batavia, was charged Sunday, Oct. 26, with public intoxication.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:12 pm
  • Residents trick-or-treat in downtown Geneva

    Anna Conley, 5, dressed as Elsa from the movie Frozen, of Geneva trick-or-treats with her brother, Brendan, 4, as Batman, and their mom, Danielle, Thu ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 8:49 pm
  • Excel Automotive Repair to open in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An automotive repair and tire dealer business will open Monday on the west side of St. Charles, its owner said.
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 8:47 pm
  • Elgin man charged in Geneva with 6th DUI

    GENEVA – An Elgin man has been charged with felony aggravated driving under the influence because he had five previous convictions for drunken driving ...
    Oct. 31, 2014 - 6:52 am
  • Fire reported in STC school bus wheel well; no one injured

    ST. CHARLES – No one was injured Thursday in an incident in which the brakes on a St. Charles District 303 school bus overheated and started a small f ...
    Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:04 pm
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