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  • Kicking for a cure

    St. Charles North student and cancer survivor Lindsey Panazzo speaks at the Kick-A-Thon Friday night where participants kick 100 times to kick out can ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Random act of kindness turns into day of paying it forward

    GENEVA – The morning coffee rush began at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at the 7-Eleven at 621 W. State St. in Geneva, but there was a twist: a customer h ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 7:20 am
  • Police: Batavia couple faces felony charges after robbery

    BATAVIA – Two 21-year-old Batavia residents face felony charges after robbing an acquaintance, according to the Batavia Police Department.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental grasses provide plenty of fall color

    Fall is often a time of diminishing color and bloom in the garden. Many perennials have petered out by then, and plants grown as annuals are on their ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 3:24 pm
  • Hultgren plans forum to address sex trafficking and exploitation

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Ba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Olympian Rowdy Gaines to appear at Goldfish Swim School

    ST. CHARLES – Olympic swimmer Rowdy Gaines is set to appear from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Goldfish Swim School, 3455 Legacy Blvd., St. Char ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • DeKalb County police start training to use heroin antidote

    SYCAMORE –Area police officers began training this week to administer Narcan, a heroin and opiate antidote that can save an overdosing patient.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:26 am
  • McHenry County residents help catch Holiday Hills shooting suspect; deputies recovering

    HOLIDAY HILLS – A near 16-hour manhunt Thursday for a Holiday Hills man who allegedly shot and wounded two sheriff deputies ended with the help of r ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 9:22 am
  • Endorsement: White for Illinois secretary of state

    In his four terms as Illinois’ secretary of state, Jesse White has been a champion of making our roads safer to drive.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois attorney general: Madigan

    Paul Schimpf, the Republican challenger in the race to unseat incumbent Attorney General Lisa Madigan, says the AG’s office should focus more on fight ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois treasurer: Cross

    Illinois Treasurer Dan Rutherford is leaving office after a failed bid to win the Republican nomination for governor.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Illinois comptroller: Topinka

    Republican Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka is seeking a second term. Democratic Lt. Gov. Sheila Simon and Libertarian Julie Fox hope to unseat ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Debbie Hestrup

    St. Charles resident Debbie Hestrup was shopping at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • County eyes NIMEC as electric aggregation program consultant

    GENEVA – Kane County is on track to hire Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Collaborative as a consultant for its electric aggregation program.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Voters to pick between Fox River, Elburn fire districts

    Select voters in the Elburn fire district will decide Nov. 4 whether they want to join the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:34 pm
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