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  • Batavia leaders support medical marijuana grow center Sep 16, 2014 5:36 AM
    Batavia aldermen threw their support Monday behind a company's effort to open a medical marijuana cultivation center in town. They authorized the mayor to write to state agriculture department officials in support of PharMar Farms' application. “We are impressed with the business acumen and organization and believe they can be a solid provider in the state's plan to furnish this needed treatment to the citizens of Illinois,” the aldermen wrote.

     
  • TMA Co-Hosts Taiwan Manufacturers at Networking Event Sep 16, 2014 7:15 AM
    The Technology & Manufacturing Association of Illinois recently co-hosted a dinner for more than 40 Taiwan manufacturing executives. The Taiwanese were in Chicago for the International Manufacturing Technology Show.

     
  • Images: The Week in Pictures Sep 15, 2014 3:01 PM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of leaping dogs, exercising people, and somber moments of respect, from more than 20 area towns.

     
  • State of Illinois Proclaims September 14 - 20 Illinis Rail Safety Week Sep 15, 2014 4:40 PM
    State of Illinois Proclaims September 14 - 20 Illinois Rail Safety Week

     
  • Step Family Day raises awareness for blended families Sep 15, 2014 11:29 AM
    One in three Americans is now a stepparent, a stepchild, a step sibling, or member of a blended family. That’s a big change from the ‘Leave it to Beaver’ days. The fact is; the traditional nuclear family (families where both parents are married and live together) is on the decline, from 45 percent of households in 1960 to 23 percent this year. Sept. 16 is National Step Family Day, which raises awareness for this growing demographic of families.

     
  • Albright Theatre holds auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Sep 15, 2014 11:17 AM
    Auditions for “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” by Barbara Robinson will be held from noon to 2 p.m. for children ages 5 to 9; from 3 to 5 p.m. for children ages 10 to 15 on Sunday, Oct. 5; and 7:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 6, for adults.

     
  • Get coupons for All Hallow’s Read Celebration Sep 15, 2014 11:23 AM
    The Friends of the Batavia Public Library are celebrating All Hallow's Read-a scary reading holiday that coincides with Halloween.The Friends are selling coupons that allows its holder (infant to age 18) to receive 1 free children’s book or paperback from the Friends of the Batavia Library. Coupons will be available in packs of 10 for $2.50 (that’s 25 cents per book)

     
  • Batavia library launches new season of ‘Books Between Bites’ Sep 15, 2014 4:05 PM
    Batavia Public Library’s popular monthly noontime book program, “Books Between Bites,” announces its 28th season, to begin Sept. 18. The series is held at the Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave., from noon to 1 p.m. The public is invited to attend these free programs presented September through May on the third Thursday of the month.

     
  • Spanish language church to celebrate grand opening in North Aurora Sep 15, 2014 7:38 PM
    New Spanish language church in North Aurora to hold grand opening followed by desserts for everyone at 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 21.

     
  • Chaplain joins GreenFields of Geneva Sep 15, 2014 7:34 PM
    Two years after GreenFields of Geneva opened its doors, Bruce Main joined the community as its first chaplain.

     
  • The Holmstad celebrates Active Aging Week, Sept. 21-27 Sep 15, 2014 7:21 PM
    The Holmstad is joining the International Council on Active Aging to promote the benefits of a healthy lifestyle during ICAA’s Active Aging Week, Sept. 21-27. This year's theme: "Let the Adventure Begin." The weeklong event is open to the public, and unless specified is free of charge.

     
  • There’s a lot of energy inside Fermi Lab Sep 15, 2014 11:06 AM
    “What is Fermilab?” asked a young patron from Vernon Area Library who attended the library’s “Write Away!” program.

     
  • Addison meat company founder to focus on millenials Sep 15, 2014 5:01 AM
    Kukec's People features Monika Rose Walas, founder and president of Mistica Foods in Addison, who has some new ideas for the meat processing industry.

     
  • Civil War event brings history alive at the Batavia Riverwalk Sep 14, 2014 7:17 PM
    Two Civil War doctors and a nurse gathered to inspect the army’s new “recruits,” who were actually suburban children visiting the Civil War Encampment at the Batavia Riverwalk. “Line up! We want to make sure you’re fit to serve,” one of the doctors said. It was one of many demonstrations that took place during the weekend-long encampment, which illustrated what life was like for military and medical personnel during the Civil War.

     
  • The sandhill crane: A restoraton success story Sep 13, 2014 7:49 AM
    It's a restoraton success story. Just 10 years ago, the sandhill crane was a rare sight in Kane County. But wetland restoration efforts have been a boon to this big bird, and sandhills are now a common sight throughout northern Illinois.

     
  • Nothing but good thoughts for The Quad Sep 13, 2014 6:42 PM
    Dave Heun says the city of St. Charles really needs things to go well at The Quad, as Charlestowne Mall gets renamed and remade.

     
  • Grandparents, kids enjoy a day of fun at The Holmstad Sep 12, 2014 12:11 PM
    The Holmstad was brimming with outdoor activity Saturday, Sept. 6, when grandparents, parents and grandkids descended onto campus to celebrate National Grandparents Day. The Holmstad, a faith-based, continuing care retirement community, is located at 700 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia.

     
  • Rauner touts business endorsement in Batavia Sep 12, 2014 6:29 PM
    Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner stopped at FlagSource in Batavia Friday to announce the endorsement of the National Federation of Independent Businesses, a large group representing small businesses.

     
  • Culver’s of St. Charles to hold bone marrow registry drive Sep 12, 2014 9:01 PM
    Culver's of St. Charles will host a "Day of Giving" and marrow registry drive on Saturday, Sept. 20, to honor local 6-year-old Ava Lee, who has leukemia. Culver’s will donate 10 percent of its receipts to Be the Match, a national bone marrow registry.

     
  • TriCity Family Services seeks nominations for Barth Award Sep 11, 2014 12:14 PM
    TriCity Family Services is seeking nominations for the 2014 William D. Barth Award.

     
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