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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Sugar Grove trustees see growth ahead

    SUGAR GROVE – Looking to help shape the changes coming to their community are the three incumbent village trustees in Sugar Grove who won re-election ...
    April 7, 2017 - 4:53 pm
  • North Aurora trustees anticipate changing landscape

    NORTH AURORA – Looking to help shepherd the changes coming to their community are the three newly elected trustees on the North Aurora Village Board, ...
    April 7, 2017 - 4:50 pm
  • Lemke looks to shepherd development after 2nd Ward re-election in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – "We've got to wrestle with a couple issues," said Arthur Lemke, newly re-elected alderman in St. Charles' 2nd Ward.
    April 7, 2017 - 4:47 pm
  • Salvati sheds light on Batavia 1st Ward issues during campaign

    BATAVIA – Voters in Batavia's 1st Ward elevated Scott Salvati from an appointee to a duly elected official.
    April 7, 2017 - 4:42 pm
  • Cudworth to tell Batavia’s stories as city communications chief

    BATAVIA – The Windmill City has plenty of stories to tell, and Christopher Cudworth wants to share them with the community.
    April 6, 2017 - 3:35 pm
  • Former retreat center on Great Lakes Leadership Campus may house addiction treatment center

    ELBURN – The Elburn Plan Commission on April 4 recommended that the Village Board approve a special use for a residential drug and alcohol treatment c ...
    April 7, 2017 - 2:41 pm
  • Elburn village president passing baton

    ELBURN – After winning two elections and serving eight consecutive years as Elburn village president, Dave Anderson announced late last year he would ...
    April 6, 2017 - 7:52 am
  • Vitek views role of 4th Ward alderman in St. Charles as advocate

    ST. CHARLES – Lora Vitek, the new 4th Ward alderman in St. Charles, has her sights on learning how to be an advocate for the people she serves.
    April 5, 2017 - 5:35 pm
  • Rep. Hultgren to answer questions during League of Women Voters event

    ST. CHARLES – The League of Women Voters invites community members to a 14th Congressional District question-and-answer session from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Ap ...
    April 5, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Kane County Forest Preserve District referendum tallies election win

    Kane County voters have approved the $50 million land acquisition and improvement referendum put forward by the Kane County Forest Preserve District C ...
    April 4, 2017 - 11:40 pm
  • Batavia mayor scores easy re-election win

    BATAVIA – Mayor Jeff Schielke cruised to an easy re-election victory the night of April 4, defeating challenger Jason Stoops by more than 1,000 votes, ...
    April 4, 2017 - 11:11 pm
  • Batavia mulls plan to accommodate Pigly Brown

    BATAVIA – A deal is in the works to allow Pigly Brown to remain in Batavia. Downtown businessman and resident Greg Brown owns an 8-month-old teacup pi ...
    April 4, 2017 - 4:22 pm
  • Elburn village budget available for public viewing

    ELBURN – The Elburn village budget for fiscal year 2017-18 is available for the public to review through April 17, both on the village website, www.el ...
    April 4, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • St. Charles again adopts balanced city budget

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles is “living within its means,” cites the city's 2017-18 budget report.
    April 4, 2017 - 9:28 am
  • Batavia eyes parking enforcement and designated areas for employees

    BATAVIA – City officials are considering tougher enforcement of vehicle parking time limits in downtown Batavia.
    April 3, 2017 - 6:32 pm