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  • St. Charles North players bring lacrosse to Mooseheart Mar 28, 2015 5:52 PM
    St. Charles North High School students Nora Leonard and Charlotte O'Sullivan introduced lacrosse to students at Mooseheart, and also arranged for free equipment for the players, according to columnist Dave Heun.

     
  • Author pens novel about Garfield Farm Mar 27, 2015 8:50 AM
    Ann Brack-Johnson will hold her first book signing at Town House Books in St. Charles from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28. The historical novel “Angie of Garfield Farm” relives 1840s daily life of this 174-year-old prairie farmstead and country inn, now a 375-acre museum in Campton Hills.

     
  • Fox Valley area police reports Mar 27, 2015 4:19 PM
    Jacob J. Fink, 19, of Batavia, was charged with possession of a fraudulent driver’s license, illegal possession of alcohol by a minor and speeding at 11:02 a.m. Wednesday at Main Street and Deerpath Road, according to a police report.

     
  • Nominees announced for YWCA Leader Luncheon Mar 27, 2015 9:25 PM
    The YWCA Elgin recently announced the nominees for the 32nd annual Leader Luncheon Awards to be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 7, at The Seville in Streamwood. At the luncheon, the Racial Justice Award will be named after Betty Brown, longtime Elgin community leader and activist.

     
  • Images: See the winning images from our weekly photo contest Mar 27, 2015 8:58 AM
    Each week you submit your favorite photo. We pick the best of them and select the finalists. Here are the finalists for the week of March 23.

     
  • Brush collection for Geneva starts in April Mar 26, 2015 12:59 PM
    Geneva residents looking to tidy up their yard this spring should take note that the city’s 2015 brush collection starts in April.

     
  • Community workshop in Geneva focuses on coyotes Mar 26, 2015 1:00 PM
    Geneva residents wanting to learn how to live with coyotes in our area can attend a community workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30.

     
  • Swedish American Children’s Choir seeks singers Mar 26, 2015 4:11 PM
    The Swedish American Children’s Choir is seeking new singers for the spring/summer season. Children, age 4 to 17, are welcome to join the Midwest’s largest choir of its kind for children.

     
  • Heart Sounds 2015 Symposium to highlight innovations in cardiology Mar 26, 2015 6:15 PM
    Medical professionals are invited to attend “Innovations in Cardiology: Heart Sounds 2015”, a one-day symposium hosted by Presence Saint Joseph Hospital in Elgin. The educational program for registered nurses, emergency medical technicians, doctors and other clinicians will be held Saturday, April 18.

     
  • 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.

     
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