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  • Fire causes $1M in damage to candle plant owned by PartyLite

    BATAVIA – A fire at a candle manufacturing company in Batavia caused minor injuries to a firefighter and resulted in $1 million in damage to the build ...
    April 26, 2015 - 6:22 pm
  • No new record in kick scooter parade – except for having fun

    BATAVIA – Randy Simonian did not make his goal of setting a world record for the largest kick scooter parade on Saturday, but he said they had fun try ...
    April 26, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Books defeat badges at CASA charity basketball game

    BATAVIA – The return of an annual basketball game Saturday in Batavia ended with a victory for some teachers.
    April 25, 2015 - 11:56 pm
  • Firefighters extinguish fire at Batavia business

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Fire Department early Saturday night responded to a fire at a business on the city's east side, officials said.
    April 25, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Fire causes $1,500 in damages to garage in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A fire that caused an estimated $1,500 in damages to an attached garage Saturday morning remains under investigation, according ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:36 pm
  • Elburn motorcycle enthusiast gets one last ride

    Kevin Knight didn't care what it took – when the weather improved, he wanted to take his 1977 Harley-Davidson Low Rider back out on the road.
    April 25, 2015 - 4:36 pm
  • Face Time with Steve Zukowski

    Geneva resident Steve Zukowski, 39, was at Peck Farm Park with his son and daughter when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bren ...
    April 25, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • See-Saw-A-Thon raises money for Thomas McBride Memorial Scholarship

    The annual 24-hour See-Saw-A-Thon raised money for the Thomas McBride Memorial Scholarship. The fundraiser, taking place outside BMO Harris Bank in do ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Fox River fire district to vote on moratorium on spending Monday

    A fire district’s defeated referendum has led its trustees to consider measures to cut its bottom line, its board president said Friday.
    April 25, 2015 - 7:08 am
  • Geneva murder case returns to court May 26

    ST. CHARLES – The sentencing for a Geneva man convicted of murdering his wife has been pushed back to late May, according to court records.
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Batavia police looking for witnesses to Friday morning crash

    BATAVIA – As Batavia police continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash that took place Friday morning at Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway, they are lookin ...
    April 25, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Batavia, West Aurora school districts to see some state funding restored

    Batavia School District 101 and West Aurora School District 129 will see some state funding restored after the Illinois State Board of Education on Ap ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:08 pm
  • Good natured: Beetles that have the amazing ability to click

    Did you ever stop to consider just how many parts of your day involve clicks?Do you “click here” whe ...
    April 24, 2015 - 11:09 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Todd A. Puttkammer, 36, of the 200 block of North Fifth Street in Geneva, was charged Thursday, April 23, with battery.
    April 24, 2015 - 10:33 pm
  • Federal charges filed in 2011 synthetic marijuana case involving teen who died after crashing car into house in Batavia Township

    Federal prosecutors have brought charges against the store owner who sold synthetic marijuana to 19-year-old Max Dobner of Aurora, who later died cras ...
    April 24, 2015 - 10:19 pm