| Sep 12, 2013
Geneva's Delnor Hospital was recently placed among the top hospitals in the nation for patient care and nursing excellence.
The Magnet Recognition Program, administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center — a subsidiary of the American...
| Sep 4, 2013
Across the nation, cities are taking advantage of deals for cheaper electricity made possible by low-cost natural gas. But not in five Chicago suburbs and more than 200 other Midwestern towns that made a big bet on coal.
Almost every month, Batavia,...
| Aug 24, 2013
| 9:01 PM
A female inmate was found hanged Friday while in custody at the Kane County Adult Justice Center, officials said.
An officer found the woman unresponsive in her cell around 1:45 p.m while making a routine check, the Kane County Sheriff's Office said...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 11:21 AM
News briefs from Batavia, Geneva and St. Charles.
Emergency testing schedule changed
Batavia officials have decided to forgo testing its emergency siren systems weekly. Currently, the city of Batavia tests the sirens every Tuesday morning....
| Aug 27, 2013
Two more batches of mosquitoes in Kane County have tested positive for West Nile virus, and Geneva and St. Charles have begun conducting city-wide spraying, county and city officials said.
Three birds in the county have also tested positive for the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:29 PM
For 17-year-old Colin Pinto, a summer internship at a local nonprofit organization is a both a way of helping others and demonstrating his leadership qualities.
Following his junior year at Neuqua Valley High School, the Naperville teen had signed up...
| Jul 29, 2013
Paul Kahan, the chef behind well-known restaurants Avec, Big Star, Blackbird, The Publican and Publican Quality Meats, will be inducted into the Chefs Hall of Fame as the 2013 Chef of the Year.
Other inductees include Rich Melman, founder and chairman...
| Jul 10, 2013
News briefs from Batavia, Geneva, Sugar Grove and St. Charles.
Plan Commission may be trimmed
A Batavia City Council committee recently approved reducing the number of Plan Commission members from nine to seven and forgoing formal...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 12:46 PM
Chicago gloriously plunged into summer, which not only means outdoor play and festivities, but heat. To ensure unabridged fun, it is essential to carve out some space in your yard designated as a refuge from the rays of the sun. Sure, a pool is a nice way...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 8:12 AM
Geneva Community Unit School District 304 will take another look at offering full-day kindergarten.
Currently, the district offers only a half-day of instruction, or 21/2 hours, though the school board has said for a number of years that a full-day...
| Jun 26, 2013
News briefs from the Tri-Cities:
Judson offers doctorate
Judson University has announced its first doctoral program — a doctor of education in literacy.
It follows the master of education in literacy program, launched in 2008, to...