Miss a day, miss a lot, so take a moment to catch up on some of the past week's headlines from Batavia and beyond.
A dozen people in Region 8 were hospitalized Oct. 1 with coronavirus-like illnesses. By Monday, that number ballooned to 60 people.
Region 8 is set to get new restrictions Wednesday, with trends quickly going the wrong way despite two weeks of increased mitigations.
Batavia Public Schools District 101 reported 117 total coronavirus cases Friday, up from 53 cases last week.
Two men robbed a Batavia resident Sunday night after arranging a meeting online to buy two iPhones, police said.
State officials are imposing Tier 2 mitigations Wednesday in Region 8, where the coronavirus-test positivity rate continues to surge.
That threat prompted District 101 officials to call police, unlike in other incidents they’ve dealt with during remote learning.
VIDEO: A South Elgin High School junior nominated her choir teacher for some national recognition on “The Kelly Clarkson Show.”
Illinois officials are urging residents to limit their travels and interactions over the next three weeks, which includes Thanksgiving.
Jim Oberweis showed up at orientation for freshman Congress members, though he’s projected to lose his race against Rep. Lauren Underwood.
The star of BET’s “Let’s Stay Together” sitcom was found dead Sunday in a hotel room in Virginia, according to reports.
Kane County contact tracers successfully reached 72.6 percent of residents with the coronavirus between Aug. 1 and Oct. 24.
The restaurant will appeal its case to the state’s highest court after losing a restraining order that blocked new coronavirus restrictions.
The Kane County Board on Tuesday allocated an additional $1.05 million in federal funding to support nonprofits amid the pandemic.
A former Kane County sergeant is accused of assaulting several employees he was supervising at the county jail in St. Charles.
“It should come as no surprise, given our current rates of spread, that we’re now seeing a soaring demand for tests,” Gov. Pritzker said.
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