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  • Weather cancels Garfield Farm's Rare Breeds Show May 17

    CAMPTON HILLS – The Rare Breeds Show scheduled for Sunday at Garfield Farm Museum has been canceled due to the expected inclement weather, according t ...
    May 18, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Geneva McDonald's reopens after Saturday morning fire

    GENEVA – The McDonald's restaurant on Geneva's west side re-opened for business Saturday afternoon after a morning fire shut it down for most of the d ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • One airlifted, two others injured after Route 25 crash in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The exact condition of a patient airlifted after a crash Saturday in Batavia was not specified Monday, but Batavia police officials did conf ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Face Time with Ed Keating

    Geneva resident Ed Keating, 54, was at the St. Charles Arts Council open house when he answered 13 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Sc ...
    May 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Suicide Prevention Services providing a place to turn

    BATAVIA – Suicide Prevention Services hotline volunteer Kim Vadner listened carefully as the caller talked about struggling with depression and anxiet ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:59 am
  • Local governments ask residents’ help to fight state tax cuts

    GENEVA – Geneva, which faces a $1 million income loss if the state cuts its shared income tax revenue by half, is among the municipalities that have o ...
    May 16, 2015 - 7:58 am
  • Report: Campton Hills among country’s safest cities

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills is yet again being recognized for being a safe community.The village r ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Batavia officials participate in WGN’s ‘Battle of the ’Burbs’

    BATAVIA – Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke lip-synced to a song, and Batavia MainStreet Executive Director Joi Cuartero donned an inflatable sumo costume F ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:02 pm
  • Good Natured: Back to the future with the hoppers

    I’m not sure who started the trend, or when. But over the past year or so, primarily on Facebook and other social media, I’ve seen several instances o ...
    May 15, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Correction

    A story on page 11 of the May 13 edition of the Kane County Chronicle included a wrong age and service history for John Walton, 86, of Elburn. He serv ...
    May 15, 2015 - 8:59 pm
  • Beth Fowler School of Dance planning open house events

    ST. CHARLES – The Beth Fowler School of Dance this weekend is celebrating 31 years in business and a move to a new location in St. Charles.
    May 15, 2015 - 8:45 pm
  • State comes through with Longmeadow Parkway funding

    Among the larger projects announced as part of Illinois’ annual highway improvement plan is Longmeadow Parkway, which will receive nearly $63 million ...
    May 15, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Man charged with home invasion at ex-fiancée’s house in Geneva

    GENEVA – A West Dundee man was charged with felony home invasion and aggravated domestic battery in connection with a May 9 incident at his ex-fiancée ...
    May 15, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Summer of lavender-scented bunnies

    My first attempt at growing lavender resulted in a very nice shrub that lasted exactly two seasons and supplied me with scented sprigs galore.
    May 15, 2015 - 4:56 pm
  • Parking deck's third tier opens this weekend in Geneva

    GENEVA – The newest tier of the Third Street commuter parking deck in Geneva is set to open this weekend, expanding the facility's capacity by 180 spa ...
    May 15, 2015 - 3:53 pm