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  • Campton Hills leader accuses trustees of meeting violation

    Correction: Because of information provided to the Kane County Chronicle, a story on page 11 of the Nov. 18 edition included incorrect information abo ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 3:44 pm
  • Downtown St. Charles Partnership plans ‘Chair-ity Event’

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership on Monday shared its plans for a promotion involving Adirondack chairs.
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Hultgren accepting applications for spring interns

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, is accepting applications for spring 2014 semester internships in his offices in Washington, D.C., and ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 5:38 pm
  • Kane County proceeds with solar power pilot program

    GENEVA – Kane County is preparing to harness power from the sun.After months of discussions about po ...
    Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:20 pm
  • Faster supercomputer for Argonne

    LEMONT – Argonne National Laboratory is slated to get a faster supercomputer. Government officials announced Friday that Argonne, located near Lemont, ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Audit finds 50 autopsies unnecessary; coroner calls report a 'farce'

    GENEVA – An autopsy audit prompted by overspending in the Kane County Coroner’s Office determined nearly one-third of the 160 autopsies reviewed were ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • County residents might pay $2 fee for electric savings

    GENEVA – Participants in the county’s electric aggregation program will likely pay about $2 a year for administrative costs.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
  • St. Charles earns top state electric agency award

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles recently received the Illinois Municipal Electric Agency President & CEO’s Municipality of the Year award, accor ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 7:21 pm
  • Plans for wayside horns in Blackberry Township proceed

    GENEVA – A project that has been years in the making to reduce noise from passing trains in Blackberry Township is one step closer to fruition.
    Nov. 12, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • St. Charles committee backs proposed drive-thru for future Starbucks

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday recommended approval of a drive-thru for a future Starbucks on the city’s lower west side ...
    Nov. 11, 2014 - 7:21 am
  • Geneva redevelopment brings dispute over land cash

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously recommended approval Monday to a proposal by Shodeen Inc. to redevelop the northeast corner of James and Seventh streets ...
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 10:19 pm
  • Kane County Board recognizes Sheriff Perez's 'distinguished' career

    GENEVA – Sheriff Pat Perez got not one but two standing ovations Monday morning as the Kane County Board recognized his years of service.
    Nov. 10, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Batavia plans informational meeting about Main Street reconstruction

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia will hold a public information meeting from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Batavia Government Center, 100 N. Island Ave., ...
    Nov. 7, 2014 - 8:20 pm
  • County Clerk's Office sets holiday hours

    GENEVA – The Kane County Clerk's Office has released its hours for the weeks of Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
    Nov. 6, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Blackberry Township, sports groups to develop forest preserve land

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Kaneland-area sports groups plan to work with Blackberry Township to develop some of the land recently bought by the Kane County ...
    Nov. 5, 2014 - 8:59 pm
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