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  • Geneva reports significant power outage

    GENEVA – Electricity is out in significant areas west of West Lane, the Geneva Golf Club and Western Avenue, Geneva city officials reported.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:24 pm
  • Chrysalis Home Décor opens in downtown St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two St. Charles women have found their creative outlet in a store they opened earlier this year.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 3:29 pm
  • St. Charles North, East drill teams kick off Kick-A-Thon campaign

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North and East drill teams have kicked off their campaign for their annual Kick-A-Thon event, which is set for Friday, O ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • North Aurora police warn residents about phone scam

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is warning the public about a recent phone scam attempt.
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 4:56 pm
  • Greatest Ferret Show on Earth headed to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An event, the Greatest Ferret Show on Earth, is set from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Ran ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 11:56 am
  • Face Time with Rich Sperling

    Glendale Heights resident Rich Sperling, 63, was at Cruise Night in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Peter School regroups after difficult spring

    GENEVA – A local Catholic school is in the process of rebuilding its student enrollment and its standing in the community after a tense period earlier ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:25 am
  • Music, storytelling still keep crowds coming to annual folk fest

    GENEVA – Though Monday started out cloudy and drizzly, it did not stop die-hard folk fans from coming to the second day of the Fox Valley Folk Music a ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 1:33 pm
  • Fire at Dean Street home causes $5,000 in damage

    ST. CHARLES – Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue responded Monday morning to a single-family residence in the 39W070 block of Dean Street in St. Ch ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Forest Preserve District of Kane County seeking volunteers

    GENEVA – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is seeking volunteers in the following areas – natural resources (including seed harvest voluntee ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:43 pm
  • Kraft Foods Group voluntarily recalling cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles

    Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product, acco ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 1:40 pm
  • Wednesday groundbreaking set for The Quad St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A groundbreaking event to commemorate the retail redevelopment at The Quad St. Charles will take place at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the mal ...
    Sept. 2, 2014 - 7:24 am
  • Batavia Block Party provides food, fun on both sides of river

    BATAVIA – Sue Fricano knew the Batavia Block Party on Sunday was a hit when all 500 drinking cups were sold before the end of the event.
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Residents spot celebs, McCarthy and Wahlberg family members near Hotel Baker

    ST. CHARLES – The area of downtown St. Charles near Hotel Baker was filled with onlookers for most of the weekend as word spread of a celebrity weddin ...
    Sept. 1, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Toilet Bowl Challenge a family affair at Maple Park Fun Fest

    MAPLE PARK – Before the start of the 10th Annual Toilet Bowl Challenge on Saturday, Jon Ausbury made sure that his team completed a practice run on th ...
    Aug. 30, 2014 - 10:21 pm
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