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Post Commander Richard Leckbee received the book on behalf of the Post from Eagle Scout Candidate Austin Rose
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A Fitting Tribute

The Memorial Day Weekend was an appropriate time for Eagle Scout Candidate Austin Rose of BSA Troop 80 in St. Charles, Illinois to present his … Read more ›

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Volunteers Needed for Bike MS: Tour de Farms

CHICAGO— Thousands of cyclists will ride the beautiful countryside of northern Illinois at the 31st annual Bike MS: Tour de Farms, Saturday and Sunday, June … Read more ›

One of H.E.L.P.'s first orphaned kittens this year
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H.E.L.P. Seeking Kitten Bottle Feeders

Spring is here, and with it comes kittens. H.E.L.P. is seeking volunteers to care for orphaned kittens in their homes. H.E.L.P. provides supplies, veterinary care, … Read more ›

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Make a difference in someone's life — Become a CovenantCare Hospice volunteer

CovenantCare Hospice, a community-based, non-profit hospice, is looking for compassionate people to volunteer with patients and family members facing a life-limiting illness. Opportunities are flexible … Read more ›

CASA Kane County is looking for 'A Few Good Men'
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Local Nonprofit in Need of ‘A Few Good Men’

CASA Kane County, a nonprofit organization that trains volunteers as Court Appointed Special Advocates for abused and neglected children, is holding a special recruitment meeting … Read more ›

Pictured from left to right:  Sarah Stark, Hanah Ritter, Kathy Morrison, Marisol Ward, Melissa Palmer, Monika Darfler, Jeff Wong, Judge Linda Abrahamson, Craig Koster. Manish Patel, Sarah Baxa, Leanne Gramley, Fernanda Hamlin, Debbie Mirandi, Charles Domagalski, Michele DuVair, and Denise Crosby.  (Not pictured:  Sally Wiggins and Jean Woodhouse)
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Judge Swears in New Court Appointed Special Advocates

Judge Linda Abrahamson presided over the swearing in of sixteen new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers. These individuals completed a 40-hour training program in … Read more ›

2012 Trivia Bee Champions, The Killer B's
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Elgin Community College wins Trivia Bee for Literacy in St. Charles

The Killer B's from Elgin Community College won the 2012 Trivia Bee for Literacy held Saturday, March 17 at Q Center in St. Charles. The … Read more ›

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Marklund Seeks Volunteers to Pack Donations at Housewares Show

Marklund Seeks Volunteers at Housewares ShowNeed Volunteers to Help Downtown at International Housewares Show The International Housewares Show is held at McCormick Place every year … Read more ›

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Friends of Library Potluck Supper

The Friends of St. Charles Public Library will hold their winter meeting and potluck supper on Monday, February 13 beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the … Read more ›

Deborah Smith and sons Logan, 9, and Patrick, 11, of Hanover Park, celebrate the opening of the Northern Illinois Food Bank's Community Nutrition and Food Distribution Center in Geneva. The family found itself in need of food from an area pantry when Smith and her husband lost their jobs. (Melissa Jenco/Tribune)

Food bank to help the hungry with new facility

Deborah Smith never thought she would struggle to put food on the table for her two sons. But when the Hanover Park woman and her … Read more ›