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  • Families celebrate July 4 at Pottawatomie Park in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Fireworks wasn't the only thing families planned to enjoy Saturday at Pottawatomie Park, 8 North Ave. in St. Charles.
    UPDATED: July 5, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Face Time with Bobbie Andresen

    Carpentersville resident Bobbie Andresen, 52, and her granddaughters, Lyla and Ava Church of Woodstock, were waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to be ...
    July 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kane County residents share their stories, opinions on national anthem

    Jacob Zimmerman, along with 54 other young volunteers, arrived at the U.S. Coast Guard Training Center in Cape May, New Jersey, late on a July night i ...
    July 4, 2015 - 8:26 am
  • Shadwick King arguments, sentencing moved up to July 31

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife will find out this month whether he will receive a new trial or a prison sentence, ...
    July 4, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • Batavia United Way to offer Success By 6 scholarships

    BATAVIA – It costs more than $3,000 to enroll a student in the kindergarten enrichment program offered by the Batavia Park District. Noting that might ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:31 pm
  • Good Natured: All about angelica, the beautiful behemoth

    Holy great angelica, Batman!During the past few weeks I’ve gotten a number of requests for identific ...
    July 3, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Ninth annual St. Charles Riverwalk tour set for Aug. 15

    ST. CHARLES – Residents are invited in August to take a unique look at the Fox River corridor in downtown St. Charles.
    July 3, 2015 - 6:27 pm
  • Butterfly House at Peck Farm Park

    Lauren Adamo of West Chicago shows her daughter Madison, 2, a butterfly Thursday at the Butterfly House at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.
    July 4, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Opening reception set for St. Charles Arts Council's neXt gallery

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Arts Council’s neXt gallery will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 303 W. Main St., St. Charl ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:55 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Consider site before planting a river birch tree

    While this unseasonably wet summer isn’t ideal, some plant species are loving every minute of it. Tropical plants like hibiscus and cannas love the ex ...
    July 3, 2015 - 12:13 pm
  • Face Time with Ardley Tschetter

    Geneva resident Ardley Tschetter, 47, was waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to begin in Geneva when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chr ...
    July 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Resurfacing project begins this month

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles this month begins its 2015 Street Program Resurfacing project on the city’s west side, according to a news relea ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Christmas in July seeking donations for dogs, cats in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Christmas trees in the lobby at the St. Charles Police Department and at the St. Charles Municipal Building are decorated with bone-shap ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • St. Charles police announce parking restrictions for July 4 celebration

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will have parking restrictions in place Saturday because of heavy vehicle traffic expected for the Fourth of July cel ...
    July 2, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Nail salon worker pleads guilty to biting manager's hand at N. Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – A nail salon worker Wednesday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery for biting her manager on the hand during an altercation in August ...
    July 3, 2015 - 7:04 am