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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox


  • Four Elburn residents running for 3 trustee spots

    ELBURN – This year’s consolidated election April 4 will be a busy one for Elburn.The terms of Elburn ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Meatball dinner in Batavia to support Swedish American Children’s Choir

    BATAVIA – To celebrate National Meatball Day Swedish style, a benefit dinner for the Swedish American Children's Choir is planned from 4:30 to 7 p.m. ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:50 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Wieslawa E. Blando, 53, of the 1300 block of Giese Road, Batavia, was arrested Feb. 22 on a Batavia Police Department warrant for failure to appear ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:48 pm
  • Extreme wind brings down light poles at dealership in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two light poles toppled over in extreme wind gusts March 8, causing approximately $15,000 in damage to two new vehicles at Fox Valley Bu ...
    March 8, 2017 - 4:08 pm
  • St Charles man charged in home invasion

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man was charged with home invasion, a class X felony, unlawful restraint and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, both ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • Voters mull $21.8M for new Geneva library

    GENEVA – Voters in the Geneva Public Library District will decide April 4 whether they will support a $21.8 million referendum to build a new library ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Think green: 5 Northern Illinois Conservatories and Greenhouses you must visit

    Need a reminder that spring is coming? Check out these five greenhouses and conservatories in Chicago, Elmhurst, Joliet, Oak Park, and Palos Heights.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • WCC student works toward a career with national parks

    As a child, Geneva High School graduate Alex Browere would camp with his mom and siblings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on North Manitou I ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Kane County announces 2016 final multiplier

    SPRINGFIELD – Kane County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Illinois Department of Revenue Direc ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Sugar Grove Chamber announces board members, officers for 2017

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Chamber of Commerce & Industry recently elected four business members to its board of directors, according to a news rel ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:57 am
  • Face Time with Bill Brauer

    North Aurora resident Bill Brauer, 51, was at an Elburn Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting at the Community Congregational Church when he answered qu ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:07 am
  • Batavia to draw climate experts to Green Night at the Movies expo

    BATAVIA – The ninth annual A Green Night Out at the Movies will feature a free documentary, “The Wisdom to Survive,” presented by the Batavia Environm ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • Batavia mayoral, aldermanic candidates face off at forum

    BATAVIA – Mayor Jeff Schielke and challenger Jason Stoops, a Batavia school board member, joined 1st Ward Alderman Scott Salvati and his opponent, Car ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:22 pm
  • Village Board continues preliminary budget discussions for FY 2017-18

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board continued fiscal 2017 budget discussions March 7 with plenty of questions for the police and public works department ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm
  • New St. Charles police station site selection postponed

    ST. CHARLES –  The St. Charles City Council has postponed selecting a site for a new police station until May 1.
    March 8, 2017 - 7:26 am