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  • ‘Godspell’ shares powerful message through music May 19, 2014 1:46 PM
    The musical “Godspell,” with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, who later composed “Wicked,” made its debut in 1971. Forty-three years later, it’s being brought to the stage in the Fox Valley by Spotlight Youth Theater Aurora.

  • Longtime taste tester on the edge of foodie trends May 5, 2014 4:55 AM
    Kukec's People features Maria Reyes of Woodridge, who has been a food taste tester for about 30 years, including the last 3 with olive oil at Romeoville-based KeHe.

  • 5K walk/run helps feed world’s hungry May 5, 2014 7:58 AM
    Food For The Poor and Hope For Haitians host the third annual 5K Walk/Run for EducationSaturday, May 10, at the Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Batavia Ave., Route 31, Geneva.

  • ‘The Curious Savage’ comes to Batavia Apr 29, 2014 3:03 PM
    John Patrick’s “The Curious Savage,” which debuted in 1950, calls into question conventional definitions of sanity while offering plenty of PG-rated laughs. The comedy will be presented by the Albright Theatre Company May 2-17 in Batavia.

  • History center delves into Chicago’s candy roots Apr 28, 2014 3:14 PM
    Chicago has been called America’s candy capital since the late 1800s, and for much of its history, a third of all candies made in the United States were made here. Iconic candy names like Snickers, Butterfingers, Wrigley, Tootsie Rolls, Lemonheads, Cracker Jack — and many more — have all been produced in the Chicago area over the last century.

  • Coroner’s office is collection site for prescription drug disposal Apr 21, 2014 9:41 AM
    Kane County Coroner Rob Russell recently announced that the coroner’s office has recently become a Drug Enforcement Administration collection site for disposal of prescription drugs.

  • Sweet deal offered for those who donate blood in St. Charles Apr 17, 2014 3:16 PM
    Who couldn’t think of countless ways to spend $10 at Oberweis Dairy? Well, donors to the St. Charles Mothers’ Club blood drive to be held on Monday, April 21 at Oberweis Dairy in St. Charles will find themselves in that tasty predicament thanks to the generous contribution of an anonymous donor. The donor who has pledged to give $10 gift cards for the first 30 people to sign up and donate to the drive.

  • Celebrate Earth Day by planting a tree at Fitchie Creek in Elgin Apr 17, 2014 7:01 AM
    This weekend, volunteers can get some exercise and help the environment at the same time. Celebrate Earth Day by planting trees with the Forest Preserve District of Kane County at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 19, at Fitchie Creek Forest Preserve in Elgin.

  • Naperville company can put trucks back on road Apr 16, 2014 9:39 PM
    The Naperville trucking company whose semi was involved in a fiery fatal crash earlier this year can put its trucks back on the road, a judge ruled Wednesday afternoon. The decision overturned an order by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration earlier this month to shut down DND International.

  • St. Charles to hold a city update Apr 8, 2014 11:31 AM
    The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is organizing a City Update, to be held at 5 p.m. Thursday, April 10, in council chambers at the city's municipal building, 2 E. Main St. The event will provide time for people to meet with city staff, followed by staff presentations focused on current opportunities and challenges facing the downtown district, as well as programs and services available to business and property owners. The session will end with a moderated question-and-answer session.

  • Garage sale to benefit hospice Apr 7, 2014 5:43 PM
    More than 40 households have contributed to a garage sale benefiting Fox Valley Volunteer Hospice. The sale will start at 8 a.m. Friday, April 11, and Saturday, April 12, at 122 W. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia, across the street from McDonald's.

  • Longtime painting teacher shines in solo show at Fine Line Apr 7, 2014 1:59 PM
    Honoring the painter for her talents as well as recognizing her years as a devoted art teacher all comes into play for Batavia artist Alyce Van Acker’s upcoming solo show in the Kavanagh Gallery at Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles.

  • From India to Naperville, CTO aims to keep innovating Apr 9, 2014 8:55 AM
    Kukec's People features Sanjib Sahoo of Naperville, who went from humble beginnings in India, to Naperville and Chicago, where he heads technology for TradeMonster.

  • Tri-Cities women’s group supports equality on Pay Equity Day Apr 4, 2014 4:25 PM
    On the occasion of Pay Equity Day, Tuesday, April 8, the American Association of University Women, Batavia-Geneva-St. Charles Branch, expresses its continued support of equal pay for equal work for women in our society.

  • Limo driver carryingl students to prom guilty of DUI Apr 3, 2014 5:33 PM
    A limousine driver pleaded guilty Thursday to driving drunk while busing 23 high school students to their prom near Glen Ellyn. The blood alcohol content was twice the legal threshold for Richard L. Madison, 55, of Palos Heights. “He gambled with the lives of these students and blatantly deceived their parents, who thought their children were being safely transported to their prom celebration,” said Assistant States Attorney Will Thayer.

  • ‘Tiny Thumbelina’ takes the stage at Steel Beam Theatre Apr 2, 2014 3:56 PM
    Steel Beam Children’s Theatre, 111 W. Main St., St. Charles, will present “Tiny Thumbelina,” a musical, beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 5, and running for four weekends.

  • Regulators shut down trucking company involved in fatal crash Apr 2, 2014 10:05 PM
    Saying it’s an “imminent hazard to public safety,” federal regulators shut down the Naperville trucking company responsible for a semi involved in a fatal I-88 crash in January. A tollway worker from Wheeling was killed, and a state trooper from Oswego was injured.

  • Generations run Volo’s Fish Lake, while generations have returned Mar 24, 2014 4:58 AM
    Kukec's People features Volo's Fish Lake Resort and how five generations have kept it moving ahead for 75 years.

  • Warrant issued for limo driver who missed court date Feb 21, 2014 4:57 PM
    A limousine driver facing drunken driving charges is in more trouble after failing to appear to a recent court date. A $50,000 arrest warrant was issued for Richard L. Madison, 55, after he skipped a Tuesday morning hearing during which time he was expected to accept a plea deal for his DUI case.

  • Dentists offer free services in February Jan 30, 2014 10:22 AM
    The Fox River Valley Dental Society’s 14th annual “Dentist With a Heart” will be held throughout the month of February. Many area dentists from the Tri-Cities and Aurora area will be opening their doors to the needy, offering free services for the day.

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