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  • Elburn teen learns life lessons from opera

    ELBURN - You might not expect a teenager with blue hair to be classically trained in opera.But Lauren Parnell of Elburn, who at the moment i ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Midsummer Night's Dream: 5 photos

    Performances of Shakespeare on Clark at the Centre's A Midsummer Night's Dream will continue in the courtyard of the Batavia Fine Arts Cente ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Electric boat rental new at Batavia Depot Pond

    BATAVIA – A new way to navigate the Fox River has launched in Batavia with the arrival of Cruisin' Waves electric boats, offering an easy an ...
    July 25, 2016 - 7:45 am
  • Face Time with Alex Beck

    Sugar Grove resident Alex Beck, 21, was working at the front desk of Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles when he answered questio ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Kane County Fair

    The Kane County Fair faced record temperatures even as the night fell on July 22. ...
    July 23, 2016 - 10:45 am
  • Colonial Cafe and Ice Cream celebrates 115 wonderful years!

    When a restaurant has been in business long enough to have served your great-grandparents, you know it’s a special place.  The seed of what ...
    July 25, 2016 - 1:06 pm
  • Splashes, Dashes and Spokes: Kids Triathlon

    The Splashes, Dashes and Spokes youth triathlon at Otter Cove Aquatic Park was held July 23 for kids aged 5-15. ...
    July 23, 2016 - 10:48 am
  • Lady

    MEET LADY…ANDERSON ANIMAL SHELTER'S CAT OF THE WEEK. As our cat of the week, Lady’s adoption fee will be waived to an approved adopter. Si ...
    July 8, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Preservation owner adds Atlas Chicken Shack to Geneva eateries

    GENEVA – Even after running the successful Preservation Bread & Wine restaurant at 513 S. Third St. in Geneva for the past six years, owner ...
    July 23, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Face Time with Tasha Fouts

    Batavia resident Tasha Fouts, 37, was working at Liz & Kate Accessory Boutique in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chr ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Roses

    Roses are some of the oldest and most popular flowers in cultivation. They’re also really fun and easy to grow, so you may want to consider ...
    July 21, 2016 - 7:17 am
  • Catarina

    Meet Catarina…Anderson Animal Shelter's cat of the week. As our cat of the week, Catarina's adoption fee will be waived to an approved ado ...
    June 24, 2016 - 3:20 pm
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  • Sugar Grove family hosts Little Free Library at home

    SUGAR GROVE – There's one thing the Saros family of Sugar Grove looks forward to doing every day – checking out the Little Free Library in its front y ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Jo Ann Smith appointed to Batavia Public Library Board

    BATAVIA – Jo Ann Smith has been appointed to fill a vacancy on the Batavia Public Library Board. Smith began her one-year term of office this spring. ...
    July 25, 2016 - 12:48 pm
  • Napa Auto Parts to relocate within Elburn

    ELBURN – Napa Auto Parts at 113 N. Main St. in Elburn is moving to a different facility just down the street – the former Patten Cat location on Route ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • Central, Kaneland high schools demand full-time resource officers

    Two area school districts are in ongoing negotiations with the Kane County Sheriff's Office after learning their full-time high school resource office ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:53 pm
  • I love Sugar Grove

    "I love the small-town feel of our community and of our annual Sugar Grove Corn Boil festival. I've been a Sugar Grove resident for 25 years." – Karen ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • I love Elburn

    "I'm still getting to know the town. People have been very receptive, outgoing and willing to talk so far. Elburn is overall a very friendly community ...
    July 25, 2016 - 9:54 am
  • Elburn police reports

    • Shawn M. Copeland, 20, of the 1300 block of Willow Way, Yorkville, was charged July 18 with driving on a suspended license.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Elburn teen learns life lessons from opera

    ELBURN - You might not expect a teenager with blue hair to be classically trained in opera.But Laure ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:51 pm
  • Midsummer Night's Dream: 5 photos

    Performances of Shakespeare on Clark at the Centre's A Midsummer Night's Dream will continue in the courtyard of the Batavia Fine Arts Center July 29, ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:54 pm
  • Batavia opens cooling center for Sunday heat wave

    BATAVIA – Because the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the area starting Sunday morning and continuing until 7 p.m. July 24, Ba ...
    July 24, 2016 - 7:42 am
  • Joan Knows: Catching up on birthday emails ... and memories

    “If you are going to tell them the truth, make them laugh. Otherwise, they will kill you.”That quote ...
    July 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Campus Notes

    Phi Kappa Phi Honor SocietyEric Meuer of Elburn recently was initiated into the Honor Society of Phi ...
    July 20, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Inaugural Color Burst 5K a success

    The Association for Individual Development – or AID – hosted a Color Burst 5K Fun Run and Roll on June 26 to raise funds for programs and services ben ...
    July 19, 2016 - 2:40 pm
  • Campus Notes

    University of IowaThe following area students were named to the University of Iowa Spring 2016 Dean’ ...
    July 15, 2016 - 5:47 pm
  • Guest View: Healing Hands Medical Mission completes trip in Guatemala

    Healing Hands Medical Mission was started by St. Charles residents Melissa Baumgartner, a nurse, and Dr. Graham Woodward last year to assist the peopl ...
    July 12, 2016 - 8:12 am
  • Joan Knows: The truth and laughter

    Greetings, still, from Sorry City (the place where that apology word is used to excess and not appreciated in lieu of getting on with it). Note that i ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Campus Notes

    Coker College Shealynn Miller of Campton Hills has been named to the spring 2016 dean’s list at Coke ...
    July 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Vendors sought for Christmas Craft and Home Show in Aurora

    AURORA – The Marmion Alumni Association is accepting applications for the 26th annual Christmas Craft and Home Show, which will take place in the Rego ...
    July 6, 2016 - 4:26 pm
  • Geneva Rotary raises funds during Swedish Days

    The Geneva Rotary organization appreciates the support it received during Swedish Days in Geneva last month.
    July 5, 2016 - 12:28 pm
  • Campus Notes

    Augustana CollegeAaron Volk, a 2012 graduate of Geneva High School, has graduated summa cum laude fr ...
    July 1, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • Face Time with Alex Beck

    Sugar Grove resident Alex Beck, 21, was working at the front desk of Hickory Knolls Discovery Center in St. Charles when he answered questions for the ...
    July 25, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Face Time with Tasha Fouts

    Batavia resident Tasha Fouts, 37, was working at Liz & Kate Accessory Boutique in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's B ...
    July 22, 2016 - 12:11 pm
  • Face Time with Quentin Paciorek

    Quentin Paciorek of Aurora was at Waubonsee Community College in Sugar Grove when he answered questions for the Sugar Grove Herald’s Tarah Thorne.
    July 21, 2016 - 9:57 am
  • Face Time with Marilyn Meyers

    Huntley resident Marilyn Meyers, 68, was shopping in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    July 20, 2016 - 12:30 pm
  • Face Time with Kim Caston

    Kim Caston of Elburn was at Town & Country Public Library when she answered questions for the Elburn Herald's Tarah Thorne.
    July 20, 2016 - 9:40 am
  • Face Time with Zach Smith

    South Elgin resident Zach Smith, 18, was playing “Pokémon GO” at Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles when he answered questions for the Kane County Chron ...
    July 19, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Face Time with Duane Zoldak

    Duane Zoldak of Elgin was at the Sugar Grove Public Library when he answered questions for the Sugar Grove Herald’s Bob Tomaszewski.
    July 14, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Face Time with Justin Smitherman

    Justin Smitherman of American Family Insurance was at his business in Elburn when he answered questions for the Elburn Herald’s Tarah Thorne.
    July 12, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Face Time with Cydnee Iwanicki

    Aurora resident Cydnee Iwanicki, 21, was in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.
    July 9, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Amanda Lambert

    Carol Stream resident Amanda Lambert, 25, was working at Circa in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.
    July 8, 2016 - 5:24 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    July 25, 2016 - 4:52 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • Shawn M. Copeland, 20, of the 1300 block of Willow Way, Yorkville, was charged July 18 with driving on a suspended license.
    July 25, 2016 - 9:53 am
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 20, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Police reports: Sugar Grove

    • Theft of about $15 was reported June 29 in the 1300 block of Dorr Drive, Sugar Grove. A police report stated that a resident received a package from ...
    July 19, 2016 - 11:35 am
  • Batavia police reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    July 18, 2016 - 5:31 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have ...
    July 17, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles police reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the St. Charles Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime hav ...
    July 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia police reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have no ...
    July 15, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Campton Hills police reports

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Campton Hills Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime h ...
    July 13, 2016 - 6:40 pm
  • Elburn police reports

    • Austen D. Davis, 21, of the 1700 block of West State Street, Sycamore, was charged July 5 with driving on a suspended license and operating a vehicl ...
    July 12, 2016 - 9:57 am
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