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  • Anderson Animal Shelter cats, dogs housed in Batavia while renovations underway in South Elgin

    BATAVIA – Anderson Animal Shelter’s temporary shelter in downtown Batavia will remain open until mid-November as work progresses on renovations to And ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Wasco Nursery displays half-ton pumpkins

    CAMPTON HILLS – The giant pumpkin at Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills looked every bit of its 1,241 pounds, its pale green and pink-orange skin offering ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • North Aurora resident to take part in breast cancer event

    Employees at BERNINA of America in Aurora, which bills itself as “the world’s premier manufacturer of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines,” today ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Blackhawks player to appear at North Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – Chicago Blackhawks player Ben Smith will stop by Inversion Salon and Spa in North Aurora on Sunday afternoon as part of a charitable ev ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Incident from 34 years ago surfaces at sheriff forum

    ST. CHARLES – When he was a young Kane County Sheriff’s deputy, Donald Kramer said he once drew his unloaded service revolver to demonstrate a quick-d ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Kane County, St. Charles police respond to manhunt in McHenry County

    HOLIDAY HILLS — The Kane County Sheriff's Office K-9 Unit is assisting other agencies in a manhunt in McHenry County.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:57 pm
  • Hultgren to host forum on fraud protection for veterans

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum for Illinois veterans, their spouses and their families from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Mond ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:17 pm
  • Police: DeKalb man accused of attempted murder in stabbing

    DeKALB – A 19-year-old DeKalb man was charged with attempted murder after he broke into his ex-girlfriend's apartment and repeatedly stabbed her new b ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 12:13 pm
  • Elburn Dunkin' Donuts sees busy 1st day

    ELBURN – As Angie Larsen checked out Facebook on Thursday morning, she noted photo after photo of fellow Elburn area residents enjoying opening day of ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Holiday Hills shooting suspect 'safely in custody;' McHenry County deputies recovering

    BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: The McHenry County Sheriff's Office has tweeted that the suspect in the Holiday Hills shooting of two McHenry County Sheriff's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:40 pm
  • Tower of Power to bring signature soul music to St. Charles

    For more than 40 years, the band Tower of Power has been entertaining the world with its distinctive brand of soul music.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Fox River Distilling Company opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – Several months after Penrose Brewing Company opened its doors in Geneva, the city now is home to a distillery – the Fox River Distilling Comp ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 6:51 am
  • Face Time with Tom Wright

    St. Charles resident Tom Wright, 59, was at the Scarecrow Fest in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Sch ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • N. Aurora students to walk, run to raise money for school's PTA

    NORTH AURORA – Fearn Elementary School students will walk and run around their school to raise money for the school’s PTA.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • North Aurora man charged in grocery store robbery

    NORTH AURORA – Felony charges of robbery and aggravated robbery have been filed against a North Aurora man in connection with a recent robbery of a gr ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 7:12 am
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