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  • Fun Fest’s Toilet Bowl Challenge takes a break

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Fun Fest will be taking a toilet break this year.For 10 years, the annual Toilet Bowl Challenge has been one of ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • Reflections sculpture installed Tuesday

    St. Charles sculptor Guy Bellaver (center) puts some finishing touches on his latest sculpture, Reflections, Tuesday during the installation ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Pound 4 Pound Fitness opens Maple Park location

    MAPLE PARK – An Elburn-based fitness facility recently opened its second location in western Kane County.Pound 4 Pound Fitness began holding ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Many moms in and near Tri-Cities choose to breastfeed

    Elburn resident Jessica Lager didn’t let a rough, painful start sway her determination to breast-feed.“Through my tears, I would just keep d ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 9:57 pm
  • Buona Beef opens its doors in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Brian Aiello is a big fan of Buona Beef’s food.The 37-year-old Geneva resident is such a fan he was willing to camp out overni ...
    UPDATED: Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Vitamins

    Many men and women use multivitamins and other supplements, but many don’t even realize whether or not they need them.   While it’s ...
    July 31, 2015 - 2:02 pm
  • STEEL CITY

    CHICAGO – Chicago Steel players and officials snacked on Russian fare in the moments surrounding Tuesday’s announcement about the organizati ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Crime mugs for July 2015

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in whi ...
    July 15, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Sheriff’s office holds National Night Out

    Children and their parents wait for a chance to sit inside a Superior medical helicopter Tuesday night during National Night Out at the Kane ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • WORKING OUT THE KINKS

    As the fall girls volleyball season comes to an end, athletes who play for club teams continue their year-round play of the sport.Even durin ...
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Smile with Horton & Vranas DDS

    Patients can rest assured that when they visit Horton & Vranas DDS they are leaving with more than just clean teeth.   In conjuncti ...
    July 28, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Junebug

    Anderson Animal Shelter Pet of the Week: Junebug & Kittens  Meet handsome, sweet and playful three month old Junebug. He is just one of many ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:39 am
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  • Traxler commits to ‘dream school’ in Stanford

    Ever since he was in eighth grade, Nathan Traxler wanted to go to Stanford.As he got older, the Marm ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:41 pm
  • Coaches act fast on thin vacation window

    One thing most everyone looks forward to in the summer is a chance to get away and take a break from reality on vacation.
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • STEEL CITY

    CHICAGO – Chicago Steel players and officials snacked on Russian fare in the moments surrounding Tuesday’s announcement about the organization’s upcom ...
    NEW: Aug. 4, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Quick Read: Kaligian Memorial Tournament keeps growing

    Ray and Bobbie Kaligian still sensed trepidation among some in the 80-member field at last year’s inaugural Ray Kaligian III Memorial Golf Tournament.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • WORKING OUT THE KINKS

    As the fall girls volleyball season comes to an end, athletes who play for club teams continue their year-round play of the sport.
    Aug. 3, 2015 - 10:18 pm
  • Quill the Umpire: Games scarce, but baseball still on brain

    It felt strange to wake up and realize I wasn’t going to umpire any ballgames.I didn’t work any game ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:21 pm
  • Druley: Fargo ends grueling wrestling stretch, doncha know?

    Wrestlers who finish in the top eight of their respective weight classes at the famed Fargo (N.D.) Nationals earn All-American status.
    July 31, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Fleck building tradition at WMU

    DETROIT – During his playing days at Northern Illinois, PJ Fleck racked up the third-most receptions and fifth-most receiving yards during his four-ye ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Johnson takes command, shoots 2-under

    AURORA – After almost six hours of IJGA sectional competition at Phillips Park Golf Course, Aurora Christian’s Devin Johnson was the only player in th ...
    July 30, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • CHANCE TO GET AWAY ... FOR SOME

    There’s no arguing that football provides one of the most grueling summer schedules of any high school sport.
    July 30, 2015 - 10:44 pm
  • Face Time with Karen Haley

    Batavia resident Karen Haley, 69, was at a knitting circle at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Marianne Moye

    St. Charles resident Marianne Moye, 68, was at a knitting circle at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the ...
    July 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time: Jeannine Lynch-Griseto

    Geneva resident Jeannine Lynch-Griseto, 78, was at a knitting circle at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for ...
    July 31, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Michele Pasch

    Naperville resident Michele Pasch, 52, was part of a knitting circle at LivingWell Cancer Resource Center in Geneva when she answered nine questions f ...
    July 30, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Ryan Habeck

    St. Charles resident Ryan Habeck, 15, was at the Kane County Fair with his family when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda ...
    July 29, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Larry Ellison

    Elgin resident Larry Ellison, 51, was at the Kane County Fair with his wife and infant daughter, Angel, when he answered nine questions for the Kane C ...
    July 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Sarah Habeck

    St. Charles resident Sarah Habeck, 15, was at the Kane County Fair with her family when she answered 13 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bren ...
    July 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Mike Habeck

    St. Charles resident Mike Habeck was at the Kane County Fair with his family when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Scho ...
    July 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Brittany Kovach

    Oswego resident Brittany Kovach, 26, was at the Kane County Fair when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Mark Johnson

    Campton Hills resident Mark Johnson, 49, was working at the Kane County Fair when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Scho ...
    July 22, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Nicholas L. Janacek, 23, of the 100 block of Walnut Drive, St. Charles, was charged Monday, Aug. 3, with aggravated domestic battery and two counts ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:24 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • Robert C. Firnsin, 49, of the 7700 block of Taylor Street, Forest Park, was charged Friday, July 10, with failure to stop when emerging from a priva ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:24 pm
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • An estimated $2,000 in damage was reported Sunday, Aug. 2, in the 3N000 block of Garfield Road, Campton Hills. It appeared someone fired shots at th ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:24 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • A hit-and-run was reported Friday, July 31, in the area of North Lincoln Highway and Mooseheart Road in Batavia. A silver Chevrolet Impala reportedl ...
    Aug. 4, 2015 - 7:24 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • A gas monitor, two pairs of safety glasses and a voltage meter were reported taken Tuesday, July 28, from a car parked in the 900 block of Robin Lan ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:14 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • An iPhone valued at $500 was reported stolen Tuesday, July 14, from a car parked in the driveway in the 700 block of Lancaster Lane.
    July 30, 2015 - 8:56 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Daniel W. Paluch, 32, of the 1300 block of Lancaster Avenue, St. Charles, was charged Friday, July 24, with improper lane use, driving under the inf ...
    July 29, 2015 - 7:05 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Graffiti was scrawled on a wooden deck at Quarry Park Pool, it was reported to police Thursday, July 23.
    July 28, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • Richard T. Sullivan, 29, of the 400 block of Conley Drive, Elburn, turned himself in on a warrant carrying a charge of driving under the influence T ...
    July 28, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office police reports

    • A mailbox was reported damaged Tuesday, July 21, in the 39W100 block of Arbor Creek Road, St. Charles. Damage was estimated at $140.
    July 27, 2015 - 7:03 pm

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