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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Batavia School Board candidate Tina Bleakley

    NameTina BleakleyAge48Current occupationSocial WorkerEducationIllinois State University and Elmhurst ...
    March 4, 2017 - 11:34 am
  • Good Natured: Getting through winter with Chinese mantids

    I suppose we all have different ways of coping with winter doldrums. Even though this winter has been far from dull – or wintery, for that matter – it ...
    March 4, 2017 - 10:23 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: Sugar Grove trustee candidate Karen McCannon

    NameKaren McCannonAge73EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-Whitewater Business Ad degree.Immediate fami ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Year-end adjustments for Kane County puts $2.4M in operating savings

    GENEVA – The year-end adjustments for Kane County’s 2016 fiscal year budget show that its general fund has a net operating savings of $2.4 million, of ...
    March 3, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • SAIDO Learning at Holmstad in Batavia shows promise for people with dementia

    BATAVIA – Developed in Japan, a new program has migrated to Batavia, where The Holmstad reports some hope for residents dealing with dementia.
    March 3, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • St. Charles schools to participate in St. Baldrick’s event

    While she was in high school, Laura McConkey watched her 10-year-old brother battle Ewing’s sarcoma, a rare type of cancerous tumor. It affects only a ...
    March 3, 2017 - 1:12 pm
  • Mount up – volunteer ranger group helps keep forest preserves safe

    For about 30 years, the Kane County Mounted Rangers group and its horses have been patrolling Kane County forest preserves with the intention of deter ...
    March 3, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Sugar Grove Public Library promotes librarian

    SUGAR GROVE – When you talk to Genna Mickey, the new assistant director of the Sugar Grove Public Library, the first thing you feel is her love of the ...
    March 3, 2017 - 1:14 pm
  • St. Charles police officers to take the plunge for charity

    Across the state, Polar Plunge events are a popular way to raise funds and awareness for the Special Olympics of Illinois. Even though the Chicago are ...
    March 3, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles Kiwanians win top awards

    ST. CHARLES – On Feb. 3, the St. Charles Chamber of Commerce gave two of its most prestigious awards to St. Charles Kiwanians Darlene Riebe and Laurie ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:34 pm
  • AU lays off visiting lecturers to fund state grants for students

    AURORA – Aurora University is planning to cut 30 full-time faculty lecturers and 15 administrative staff members due to a lack of state funding result ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:28 pm
  • Fox Valley Park District plans job fair

    Seeking to fill more than 150 part-time and seasonal positions, the Fox Valley Park District will host a community job fair from 9 a.m. to noon March ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:26 pm
  • Albright Theatre to unleash medieval comic mayhem in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Finding the funny in the medieval world will be The Albright Theatre Company of Batavia, where “Incorruptible,” a satirical, dark comedy, wi ...
    March 2, 2017 - 4:29 pm
  • St. Charles History Museum to host 40s Night at Arcada

    ST. CHARLES – After a successful first run last year, the St. Charles History Museum will once again be hosting 40s Night at the Arcada Theatre.
    March 2, 2017 - 4:27 pm
  • Welcome to Kane County's 2017 Election Central

    Welcome to your source for up-to-the-minute election news, candidate profiles, candidate questionn ...
    March 20, 2017 - 4:11 pm