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  • Images: The Week in Pictures Jan 5, 2015 2:06 PM
    Twenty communities are represented by Daily Herald staff photographs in this edition of The Week in Pictures.

  • Baritone Peter Oprisko to perform at The Holmstad Jan 5, 2015 9:13 AM
    The Holmstad, a faith-based, nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Batavia, will welcome baritone Peter Oprisko for an evening of song at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8.

  • Fox Valley Jewish School makes blankets for veterans Jan 6, 2015 9:20 PM
    Three very special blankets are now available for patients to use at Edward Hines, Jr., Veterans Administration Hospital. Students at Fox Valley Jewish School in Geneva contributed to the creation of these blankets as each child decorated an 8-inch muslin square.

  • Kane County Fair talent contest winners to compete in Springfield Jan 6, 2015 9:33 PM
    The Kane County Fair 2014 Talent Contest first-place winners Sophia Peterson of Elgin (Junior Division) and Erin Newman of St. Charles (Senior Division) will represent Kane County and compete on Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs Official Talent Contest State Competition in Springfield.

  • Carpentersville dam removal key part of Fox River study Jan 4, 2015 7:15 AM
    Carpentersville is seeking residents' input on strategies to enhance recreational uses along the Fox River at a Jan. 21 public hearing. It’s part of a regional study being done by the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning expected to be completed this summer. The study will play some part in the Kane County Forest Preserve’s overall goal to remove the Carpentersville dam on the Fox River.

  • Dave shares readers’ ideas for improving Tri-Cities Jan 3, 2015 6:58 PM
    Dave Heun has some ideas from local residents about what they'd like to see improved upon in the Tri-Cities area.

  • Scholarships for local students offered by Community Foundation Jan 2, 2015 3:21 PM
    The Community Foundation of the Fox River Valley’s 2015 Scholarship Program offers scholarships to students who will attend an accredited institution of higher education on a full-time basis during the 2015-16 academic year.

  • CASA Kane County offers training, asks men to volunteer Jan 2, 2015 3:14 PM
    CASA Kane County will hold general information meetings for individuals interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer for abused and neglected children. Currently, only about 24 percent of CASA volunteers are men, but more than half of the organization’s caseload involves boys and young men in need of strong role models.

  • Tri-Cities police reports Jan 2, 2015 7:02 PM
    Two people were arrested at 3:51 p.m. Dec. 19 in the 300 block of Brittany Court in Geneva after someone called police to report a suspicious vehicle.

  • Fox Valley residents made their marks in 2014 Jan 2, 2015 12:01 AM
    In 2014, Fox Valley residents made their mark on the suburbs. From breaking down barriers and helping homeless people to leading their communities, they all made a difference.

  • All-Canada Show returns to Chicago area Jan 2, 2015 6:50 PM
    The All-Canada Show returns to the Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles on Jan. 8-11 featuring Canada’s top fishing and hunting destinations. The event includes: free seminars, free maps and travel guides, free hunting simulator and, on opening night, a free Eppinger 2015 collector lure.

  • Your 2015 Guide to the Suburbs: It’s our best advice, but share yours too Jan 1, 2015 7:30 AM
    Want to make the most of 2015? Daily Herald Editor John Lampinen introduces a special New Year's Day guide to living, working and playing in the suburbs.

  • First Winter Farmers Market to open in Batavia Dec 31, 2014 9:12 AM
    With the success of the Batavia Farmers Market on River Street, Batavia MainStreet sought out a way to continue the season for local farmers, vendors and patrons. On Saturdays, Jan. 10 through May 23, downtown Batavia will have its Winter Farmers Market

  • Rechenmacher opts for Batavia school board run Dec 31, 2014 8:15 PM
    Ron Rechenmacher will run on a Batavians for Responsible Government slate for school board, forgoing his candidacy for Batavia City Council.

  • Wildlife photo contest now accepting entries Dec 31, 2014 3:04 PM
    The Fox Valley Wildlife Center is accepting entries for its 2015 Wildlife Photo Contest. Prizes will be awarded for top five photos. This contest is open to amateur photographers only. All submissions must be received at the Fox Valley Wildlife Center by Friday, Jan. 9.

  • WIM Fox Valley presents Andrew Grams, up close and personal Dec 30, 2014 5:01 PM
    Women in Management Fox Valley presents a special “up close and personal” interview with Andrew Grams, music director of the Elgin Symphony Orchestra, at the WIM Fox Valley meeting on Thursday, Jan. 8. The luncheon will be held at the Elgin Country Club. Area women business owners and managers are welcome to attend this month’s presentation. Reservations must be made for attendance online.

  • Where to recycle your Christmas tree in Kane County Dec 30, 2014 8:07 PM
    Keep your Christmas tree out of the landfill. In Kane County, there are many options for recycling/mulching your tree. Below is a list of cities, villages, and township’s tree recycling programs. It also lists a couple of drop-off locations in case you miss the city program or just want to deliver it yourself.

  • Elgin school, GameStop host Game-athon Jan 5, 2015 1:52 PM
    Computer Systems Institute and GameStop teamed up to host the first Elgin Game-athon Tuesday at Computer Systems Institute. Local gamers competed in three different game stations to win a variety of prizes.

  • Batavia hopeful Rechenmacher to decide Wednesday what he’ll run for Dec 30, 2014 8:36 PM
    Ron Rechenmacher said Tuesday he is leaning toward running for the Batavia school board, but he'll wait until after the ballot position lottery for Batavia City Council to decide which seat he'll seek. That lottery, and the deadline to withdraw from a race, is tomorrow. Rechenmacher filed nominating positions for both seats, but election officials say he can't serve simultaneously in both positions.

  • Village Theatre Guild Presents Family Comedy Drama, “The Outgoing Tide Jan 2, 2015 4:10 PM
    Press Release for upcoming Production at Village Theatre Guild

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