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  • 'It could have been way worse': No injuries in St. Charles house fire

    ST. CHARLES – Barefoot, Mary Popiel stood Wednesday afternoon outside of her St. Charles home, which just moments before had been on fire.
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:16 pm
  • Chicken coop catches fire in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A house on the city’s southwest side sustained damage Wednesday when a backyard chicken coop caught fire, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Sch ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Michelle Lynn Sheeks, 44, of the 700 block of Thornbury Road, Bartlett, was charged Friday, Aug. 22, with six counts of retail theft for reportedly ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Geneva History Museum nominated for national medal

    GENEVA – The Geneva History Museum was nominated for the 2015 National Medal for Museum Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:46 pm
  • Batavia residents question proposed lease with ex-school board president

    BATAVIA – A proposal for Batavia School District 101 to lease a building owned by a former Batavia School Board president is receiving scrutiny from r ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:43 pm
  • Happy feet: New Dance Academy programs, pricing have dancers jumping for joy

    With dance genres such as ballet and tap considered classics, and even more recent styles such as jazz and hip hop now becoming staples of a dance stu ...
    NEW: Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Free swapping event for kids’ items comes to Joliet

    JOLIET – A free swap event for children’s items is scheduled to come to Joliet on Saturday. Swapadve ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • Batavia School Board approves support staff contract

    BATAVIA – Support staff members at Batavia School District 101 have a new four-year contract.Batavia ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:04 pm
  • Geneva District 304 approves $100.3M budget

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board this week unanimously approved its 2014-15 budget of $100.3 million in expenditures and $95.5 million in ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • Batavia alderman to undergo heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit said he will not be able to physically attend any Batavia City Council meetings for the next few months beca ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:01 pm
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