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  • St. Charles business offering free toys to families in need

    ST. CHARLES – A downtown St. Charles business has a large collection of new and used toys to give away to families in need for Christmas, its owner sa ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 7:32 pm
  • Holiday rush

    Neither Frank Martin nor his son held any bags as they sat on a bench outside of Carson Pirie Scott in Charlestowne Mall on Monday afternoon, but that ...
    NEW: Dec. 22, 2014 - 7:31 pm
  • Wunderlich Securities cuts ribbon

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials gather for the ribbon cutting to Wunderlich Securities Inc., located at 303 W. Main ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Sony cancels Christmas Day showing of 'The Interview' after threats

    Sony Pictures decided to cancel the Christmas Day showing of "The Interview" after several theater chains decided not to show the movie after threats ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • New car for St. Charles raffle winner

    Cynthia Steimle of St. Charles (right) displays the raffle ticket that won her a new automobile – donated by Fox Valley Auto Group – in a drawing at t ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Chamber Exchanger: A chamber holiday toast

    The decorations are in place The twinkling lights are up The Chamber office shines And there’s eggno ...
    Dec. 15, 2014 - 8:55 pm
  • Harvest Lane Vintage cuts ribbon in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in cutting the ribbon to Harvest Lane Vintage, located at 40W160 Campton Crossi ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Fox Valley Ice Arena and FItness Center cuts ribbon

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join in cutting the ribbon to Fox Valley Ice Arena and Fitness Center, at 1996 S. Kirk Road in Geneva.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Ribbon cut to Competitor's Edge in St. Charles

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in cutting the ribbon to The Competitor's Edge, which offers full-service compe ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • WBC hosts holiday party

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce President Stacey Ekstrom (from right), WBC Council member Janet Roman, raffle winner Nancy Weiss and Chair of Women’s ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Face Time with Julie Wilson

    Sugar Grove resident Julie Wilson, 57, was helping out at Holiday in the Grove when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    Dec. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Meredith Beebe

    St. Charles resident Meredith Beebe, 27, was at her mother’s store, BB Interiors in Geneva when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chroni ...
    Dec. 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Lizz Brookshire

    Sycamore resident Lizz Brookshire, 47, was at the Fine Line Creative Arts Center in St. Charles Township when she answered 11 questions for the Kane C ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Kathie Linneman

    Sugar Grove resident Kathie Linneman, 44, was at a craft fair during Holiday in the Grove when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Kaelynn Wilson

    Sugar Grove resident Kaelynn Wilson, 28, was selling children’s books at Holiday in the Grove when she answered 13 questions for the Kane County Chron ...
    Dec. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Sharon Rice

    Warrenville resident Sharon Rice, 34, was helping with a bake sale at the Sugar Grove United Methodist Church when she answered 11 questions for the K ...
    Dec. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Stacey Ekstrom

    Sycamore resident Stacey Ekstrom, 48, was at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce holiday party at the Dunham Woods Riding Club when she answered 12 qu ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Kristine Kowalski

    Elgin resident Kristine Kowalski, 47, was at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce holiday party at the Dunham Woods Riding Club when she answered 11 qu ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Laurie Milbourn

    St. Charles resident Laurie Milbourn was at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce holiday party at the Dunham Woods Riding Club when she answered 12 que ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Joyce Paliganoff

    St. Charles resident Joyce Paliganoff, 46, was at the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce holiday party at the Dunham Woods Riding Club when she answered ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Luke M. Cowart, 25, of the 1300 block of Oakland Circle, North Aurora, was charged Thursday, Dec. 11, with felony aggravated driving under the influ ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • About $360 was reported stolen from a purse in a 2006 Hyundai in the 2S800 block of Thorncrest Lane, Batavia Township, on Thursday, Dec. 11. The vic ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 10:08 pm
  • Campton Hills police reports

    • Two mailboxes in the 40W200 block of Ancient Oak Court, Campton Hills, were reportedly damaged between Saturday, Dec. 6, and Monday, Dec. 12.
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • Brian D. Didonato, 20, of the 39W200 block of Warner Lane, Blackberry Township, was charged Sunday, Nov. 30, with illegal possession of drug equipme ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • William J. Pineda, 23, of the 600 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Aurora, was charged Thursday, Dec. 11, with unlawful possession of drug paraphernal ...
    Dec. 12, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • Residents in the 46W900 block of Elm Street, Kaneville, reported Saturday, Nov. 22, that about $60 in coins and several pieces of jewelry – includin ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Owen T. Szorc, 24, of the 35W400 block of Maple Lane, St. Charles, was charged Monday, Dec. 8, with public drunkenness.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 10:13 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • A Christmas light projector valued at $100 was reported stolen Friday, Nov. 28, from the 400 block of East Reader Street, Elburn.
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Sugar Grove police reports

    • A resident of the 700 block of Evergreen Lane, Sugar Grove, reported Tuesday, Nov. 11, that for the past three weeks he had been getting calls about ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:51 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • A wallet was reported lost or stolen Friday, Nov. 28. The wallet contained credit and debit cards, which were used to make $1,489.06 in purchases.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:17 pm

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