Big Rock—Big Rock will host the 118th annual Big Rock Plowing Match on Friday through Sunday, Sept. 14-16, at Plowman’s Park in Big Rock.
Geneva—The Kaneland Youth Football League (KYFL) will hold a fundraiser at Potbelly Sandwich Shop in Geneva Commons on Friday, Aug. 24.
KANEVILLE—The INC Board, NFP, the local mental health authority for seven townships in southern Kane County, is looking for a Virgil Township resident volunteer to serve on the township community mental health board.
ST.CHARLES—The St. Charles Olive Garden Restaurant, through its parent company Darden Restaurants, recently awarded Lazarus House a $1,000 grant to help finance food service at its downtown emergency shelter.
SUGAR GROVE—Waubonsee Community College and the Forest Preserve District of Kane County on Friday finalized a mutually beneficial exchange of parcels of land on or adjacent to the college’s Sugar Grove Campus.
FOX VALLEY—The Decorating Coaches is a home redesign and staging business in the Fox Valley area, owned by Mary Lynn Gehrett and Chris Katkus of Elburn and created in 2012.
SYCAMORE—In time for the annual Sycamore “Turning Back Time” event, the Fargo Hotel saw the installation of its building signage on Friday …
ELBURN—With this season’s lack of rainfall, lawns aren’t the only plant life that is being stressed. One look at the surrounding corn fields, and you will see stalks that are significantly shorter than usual and displaying spikey leaves that look like pineapple plants.
BATAVIA—Elburn resident Mark Hogan knows the right time and the right place when he sees it: he’s been doing it in the restaurant business for years.
ILLINOIS—Illinois Law Now is an ongoing series of short answers to common legal questions distributed monthly by the Illinois State Bar Association and Illinois Press Association.
YORKVILLE—Raging Waves, Illinois’ largest water park, is now a wedding venue, as the park hosted its first marriage ceremony last month.
ELBURN—Elburn resident Maria Kuhn and her partner Dr. Christina Krause launched their award-winning Integrated Health Advocacy Program (IHAP) over a decade ago.
IEMA seeks input on state’s Homeland Security strategy, will hold Sugar Grove town hall meeting
GENEVA—Forest Preserve Restoration Ecologist Ben Haberthur was named one of four TogetherGreen fellowship award recipients on June 21.
BATAVIA—Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory welcomes the public to view its herd of American bison, commonly known as buffalo.
Storms ravaged much of the Kaneland area Friday.
CHICAGO—Governor Pat Quinn on June 27 signed a law that will help further protect children and young people from sex abuse and child abuse.
ST. CHARLES—The annual St. Charles July 4th Celebration is a time for friends and family to get together for picnics, leisure, entertainment and, most of all, to commemorate our nation’s birthday.
“Relay for Life,” an overnight fundraiser, was held at Fifth Third Bank Ballpark in Geneva on Friday to benefit the American Cancer Society.
FOX VALLEY—Pirok Design owners Kevin and Cynthia Pirok are in the business of helping other businesses establish themselves. They work with business owners to build their identity through developing a logo and designing signage, a website and other supportive graphics.