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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Batavia American Legion Post invites prospective members, plans Poppy Day

    BATAVIA – American Legion Post 504 in Batavia, whose next monthly meeting begins at 7 p.m. March 21, is gearing up for its annual Poppy Day fundraiser ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Bunco proves hit fundraiser for Batavia Mothers' Club

    BATAVIA – An enduring love of the 1980s pop scene fueled the recent bunco fundraiser by the Batavia Mothers' Club Foundation.
    March 15, 2017 - 7:33 pm
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: St. Charles School Board candidate Denton Morris

    Age52.Current occupationEngineering Physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, where I've w ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • Candidates share platforms during Meet the Candidates Night in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Whether or not the village of Sugar Grove is business friendly is the major bone of contention between the five candidates for village t ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Harter middle-schoolers, Mississippi students meet as part of Rosedale book project

    SUGAR GROVE – Everything came up rosy March 14 for two students and a pair of teachers who came 635 miles from Rosedale, Miss., to accept 3,380 books ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:21 pm
  • Visitation set for Brittany and Tiffany Coffland

    Visitation for 16-year-old twins Brittany and Tiffany Coffland will take place from 2 to 8 p.m. March 17 at Christ Community Church, 37W100 Bolcum Roa ...
    March 20, 2017 - 2:25 pm
  • Face Time with Monica Meyers

    Monica Meyers was at an Elburn Chamber of Commerce meeting March 2 at the Community Congregational Church to present information on an April 4 referen ...
    March 15, 2017 - 8:45 am
  • Kane County Sheriff's Office police reports

    Steele G. Carrie, 44, of the 6N500 block of Sycamore Street, St. Charles, was charged Feb. 22 with criminal damage to property. A police report state ...
    March 15, 2017 - 8:44 am
  • Batavia bridge artworks to be installed this year

    BATAVIA – Traffic has been crossing the reconstructed Wilson Street bridge for nearly a decade, but the span is only now getting its finishing touches ...
    March 15, 2017 - 8:42 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: Civic engagement offers lessons in leadership, personal development

    My journey from a newly enrolled student at Waubonsee Community College to president of the Waubonsee Community College Student Senate has been define ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:18 pm
  • St. Charles police officer earns honor for outstanding work

    The Kane County Chiefs of Police Association, in partnership with Batavia Moose Lodge #682, has announced that the winner of the 2016 Louis Spuhler Aw ...
    March 15, 2017 - 6:17 pm
  • Geneva library hosts 1st community forum on $21.8M referendum

    GENEVA – Pat Baron, a resident of the Geneva Public Library District, said she is sold on the idea that the library needs a new, up-to-date building.
    March 14, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Fuel tanks removed at Batavia gas station slated for redevelopment

    BATAVIA – Underground fuel storage tanks have been removed from a vacant gasoline station property in downtown Batavia, signaling redevelopment of the ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:24 pm
  • Maple Park extends moratorium on water, sewer connection fees

    MAPLE PARK – The Maple Park Board of Trustees approved a pair of ordinances during its board meeting March 7.
    March 14, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • School board offers moment of silence for 2 slain students

    ST. CHARLES – During a meeting March 13, the St. Charles School Board and members of the public participated in a moment of silence in recognition of ...
    March 14, 2017 - 4:07 pm