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  • Geneva city candidates talk home rule, historic preservation Mar 25, 2015 5:30 AM
    Home-rule power and the demolition of the old Sixth Street School were two of the things audience members queried Geneva alderman candidates about, at a forum Tuesday conducted by the League of Women Voters of Central Kane County.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Mar 25, 2015 4:51 PM
    Someone broke into a trailer on the 1000 block of East Fabyan Parkway near Geneva between noon Monday and 5:30 a.m. Tuesday and stole a generator, two chain saws, a pump and three laser levels — worth a combined $2,500 — according to a sheriff’s report.

     
  • Randall Road to get flashing yellow turn arrows Mar 25, 2015 4:39 PM
    Kane County hopes traffic will improve, and left turns completed more safely, with the introduction this spring of flashing yellow arrows on Randall Road from Geneva to South Elgin. "Yellow conveys more of a 'yield' operation," county traffic engineer Stephen Zulkowski told the Geneva City Council Monday.

     
  • Learn how to ‘echo weave’ at Fine Line Mar 24, 2015 4:23 PM
    Fine Line weaving instructor Beth Duncan will offer “Echo Weave, A Starting Point,” on Saturdays, April 4 and 18. “Learning to weave can seem daunting at the start; there is a lot of prep work before the actual weaving begins. As with all things worth learning, take your time and practice," Duncan said.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Mar 24, 2015 5:33 PM
    Three men from Texas were arrested at 1:40 a.m. Saturday at Wal-Mart, 801 N. Randall Road, and charged with retail theft, according to a Batavia police report. Horace W. Young Jr., 33, of the 9900 block of Adleta Boulevard in Dallas; Anthony E. Young, 29, of the 8800 block of Hornaday Circle in Fort Worth; and Arie K. Young, 33, of the 6100 block of Avery Drive in Fort Worth, are accused of stealing electronics.

     
  • Anderson Animal Shelter seeks Spokespet Mar 24, 2015 5:08 PM
    Anderson Animal Shelter in South Elgin is searching for a pet to lead its inaugural Pets-a-Palooza Pet Parade and Festival fundraising walk, set for Sept. 20 at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve in St. Charles. "We're looking for a very outgoing pet adopted from Anderson, who is friendly to both people and other animals and who loves being in the spotlight," said Holly Alcala, the shelter's director of development.

     
  • U.S. Appellate Court Judge Wilson to deliver Riley Lecture on Professionalism Mar 24, 2015 3:52 PM
    The Northern Illinois University College of Law will host its 22nd annual Francis X. Riley Lecture on Professionalism at 3 p.m. Friday, March 27. The Honorable Charles R. Wilson of the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in Tampa, Florida will present, “That Justice Shall Be Done — Constitutional Requirements, Ethical Rules, and the Professional Ideals of Federal Prosecution.”

     
  • Community supports Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley at Trivia Bee Saturday Mar 24, 2015 3:40 PM
    Fox Valley community members had an otherworldly blast Saturday while supporting Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley’s 16th annual fundraiser, the “Bee Me Up, Scotty” Trivia Bee for Literacy. Thirty-five teams of three contestants each competed for prizes at a price of $400 per table. Organizational donors gave as much as $1,000 or more in cash or in kind to Literacy Volunteers Fox Valley.

     
  • St. Charles church offers family-friendly Good Friday Stations of the Cross Mar 24, 2015 6:46 PM
    Most Good Friday church services are not meant for children, or children are meant to stay quiet and still. But not at St. Charles Episcopal Church, where people of all ages can walk the path Jesus did in an Intergenerational Stations of the Cross on Friday, April 3, at 11 a.m.

     
  • Geneva OKs Sixth Street School demolition Mar 24, 2015 5:40 AM
    The Geneva City Council overruled the town's Historic Preservation Commission Monday, agreeing to let Kane County demolish the old Sixth Street School..

     
  • Learn about Kane Co. operational sustainability plan Mar 24, 2015 7:54 PM
    On Friday, March 27, Cecilia Govrik, resource management coordinator of the Kane County Environment and Water Resources Division, will share a PowerPoint presentation implementing the Kane County Operational Sustainability Plan from 7 to 9 p.m. at Unity of Fox Valley in Batavia.

     
  • ‘Living Last Supper’ comes to Aurora April 2-3 Mar 24, 2015 7:56 PM
    A third annual “Living Last Supper” will be staged at 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, April 2-3, at Wesley United Methodist Church in Aurora. With music and period costumes, the performance will bring to life Leonardo da Vinci’s painting of Jesus Christ’s last supper with his disciples.

     
  • Images: See our best staff photos from the past week. Mar 23, 2015 10:15 AM
    This edition of The Week in Pictures features Daily Herald staff photos of St. Baldrick's events, St. Patrick's events, and saintly weather events.

     
  • Images: Spring snow reminds us that winter weather is still here. Mar 23, 2015 10:26 AM
    An early spring snow covered our suburban streets and yards today, slowing commutes and remiding us that winter weather will still be around for awhile longer.

     
  • Tri-Cities police reports Mar 23, 2015 5:03 PM
    Gabriel A. Mercado, 19, of South Elgin, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia at 12:05 a.m. March 18, according to a Geneva police report.

     
  • Local Girl Scouts attend United Nations Commission on the Status of Women Mar 23, 2015 6:59 PM
    Girl Scouts of Northern Illinois recently sent Girl Scouts Emily Bettler, 16, of South Elgin, Lindsay Schwartz, 18, of Kildeer, and Stefany Veldhuizen, 17, of Sycamore to participate as delegates in the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women.

     
  • ALTRUSA International Club of Elgin Mar 23, 2015 6:50 PM
    The Altrusa International Club of Elgin has initiated a new "Chews to Read" literacy-based service project in collaboration with the Dental Clinic of Greater Elgin Family Care Center located at 450 Dundee Avenue in Elgin.

     
  • HCE, U of I Extension present ‘Eating Well as You Age’ Mar 23, 2015 7:57 PM
    Eating well does not mean dieting. It is part of a healthy lifestyle, and may be best achieved in small steps. However, as we age, our nutritional needs change and we should focus on nutrient dense choices. “Eating Well as You Age” is a University of Illinois Extension educational program designed to help participants explore the benefits of healthy eating habits at any age.

     
  • Kane public defender: ‘Innocent man’ convicted in Geneva murder Mar 22, 2015 4:36 PM
    Kelli Childress reflects on the guilty verdict against Shadwick King, her first loss in a murder trial as Kane County public defender, and Geneva's first murder since 1975. "I have no doubt in my mind an innocent man was convicted," she said.

     
  • All-American Soap Box Derby in St. Charles a family affair Mar 22, 2015 6:44 PM
    Nearly three dozen racers from the suburbs and as far away as Indianapolis and Des Moines, Iowa, gathered at The Quad in St. Charles this weekend for the Greater Chicago Soap Box Derby Association’s indoor All-American Soap Box Derby.

     
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