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Palos Heights' Tom Pukstys is an assistant Olympic coach who will bring in some top field athletes to Lisle in June.  (Jeff Vorva/Tribune)

Big throws at a big show — Benedictine hosts world class track and field athletes June 9

A few weeks before some of the best shot put, discus, javelin and hammer throwers in the country try out for the London Olympics in … Read more ›

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Zonta Club of St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia awards scholarships and grants at Annual Awards Dinner

The members of the Zonta Club of St. Charles-Geneva-Batavia and Zonta West-Illinois distributed approximately $18,000 in grants and scholarships at their Annual Awards Dinner on … Read more ›

Skilling: As much rain this week as in past month

There will be no shortage of rain in the days to come. As much rain may fall over the coming five days — more than … Read more ›

Dr. Christopher T. Hill
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Library Lecture to Tackle Quantum Theory May 16

“Quantum Theory for All Seasons” will be presented at 7 p.m., Wednesday, May 16, at Batavia Public Library, 10 S. Batavia Ave. Guest speaker is … Read more ›

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Plant Sale & Fay's BBQ May 5 at Calvary

Calvary Episcopal Church in Batavia holds two annual favorites on Saturday, May 5. Both events will be held rain or shine! Calvary's Lay Weeders host … Read more ›

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Batavia Parks Foundation Seeks Board Member

The Batavia Parks Foundation has an immediate opening on its board of directors. The Foundation is a local, independent, non-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to improving … Read more ›

This furry ermine showed off its snow-white winter coat during a hike through the woods in Wisconsin. Photo submitted by Jim Lennon.

‘Ermine’ wins photo contest

Jim Lennon’s photo of a furry ermine peeking out from behind a log won this week’s photo contest. As the winner, Lennon’s photograph will appear in … Read more ›

(Photo submitted by Ken Derry)

‘Owl’ wins photo contest

Ken Derry, of Tinley Park, snapped this photo of a snowy owl while at work as a crane operator at Chicago’s 31st Street Harbor. As … Read more ›

Sue Lusted accepts donation from Colin Monroe representing Mortar Net USA
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Donation to Valley Sheltered Workshop

Press Release VALLEY SHELTERED WORKSHOP The Valley Sheltered Workshop was founded in 1966 to provide a facility where developmentally disabled adults could work. Today the … Read more ›

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Realistic Beauty Resolutions For 2012

Drastic New Year’s resolutions usually don’t last beyond January. So this year, why not take a more realistic approach to your beauty resolutions? The team … Read more ›