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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Batavia 'Lumberjack Breakfast' to benefit BHS scholarship

    BATAVIA – The community is invited to an all-you-can-eat Lumberjack Breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 a.m. to noon March 26 at the Batavia Masonic Lodge, ...
    March 22, 2017 - 9:18 am
  • Say hello to Milo – New robot in D-303 helping autistic students

    ST. CHARLES – There’s a new robot in town who’s capturing the attention of students whose attention sometimes can’t be captured.
    March 21, 2017 - 8:03 am
  • BHS INCubator course opens doors for student entrepreneurs in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A synergy between local business leaders and students has been heating up in the INCubator Entrepreneurship course at Batavia High School.
    March 20, 2017 - 4:12 pm
  • Some extracurricular athletics and activities at Kaneland School District 302 will continue to grow, while others will suffer cuts or be eliminated fo ...
    March 16, 2017 - 11:42 am
  • Batavia School Board D-101 candidates discuss issues at forum

    BATAVIA – Topics including school funding, projected enrollment, protecting LGBT students and at-risk youth, charter schools, and promoting education ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Harter middle-schoolers, Mississippi students meet as part of Rosedale book project

    SUGAR GROVE – Everything came up rosy March 14 for two students and a pair of teachers who came 635 miles from Rosedale, Miss., to accept 3,380 books ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • Waubonsee Voices: Civic engagement offers lessons in leadership, personal development

    My journey from a newly enrolled student at Waubonsee Community College to president of the Waubonsee Community College Student Senate has been define ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:18 pm
  • School board offers moment of silence for 2 slain students

    ST. CHARLES – During a meeting March 13, the St. Charles School Board and members of the public participated in a moment of silence in recognition of ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Waubonsee’s fast-track associate degree program reaches halfway point

    SUGAR GROVE – For the past several months, Viridiana Diaz has been in survival mode.The 22-year-old ...
    March 13, 2017 - 5:06 pm
  • WCC student works toward a career with national parks

    As a child, Geneva High School graduate Alex Browere would camp with his mom and siblings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on North Manitou I ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Four D-303 students named National Merit finalists

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles East High School student Alan Koval, along with St. Charles North High School students Ryan Fahey, Kira Nutter, and Nicole P ...
    March 6, 2017 - 5:14 pm
  • Holy Cross students in Batavia honor schoolmate with gift to children's hospital

    BATAVIA – A special gift is comforting the family of a Holy Cross Catholic School student fighting a brain tumor. Every year for the past nine years, ...
    March 6, 2017 - 7:03 am
  • St. Charles schools to participate in St. Baldrick’s event

    While she was in high school, Laura McConkey watched her 10-year-old brother battle Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare type of cancerous tumor. It affects only a ...
    March 3, 2017 - 1:12 pm
  • AU lays off visiting lecturers to fund state grants for students

    AURORA – Aurora University is planning to cut 30 full-time faculty lecturers and 15 administrative staff members due to a lack of state funding result ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Jank song contest in St. Charles to award major prize to Tri-Cities youth

    ST. CHARLES – A contest posing a creative challenge to Tri-Cities students scores a powerful incentive with a major monetary prize through The Jank Gu ...
    March 2, 2017 - 9:40 am