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  • St. Charles Bank of America holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials assist in cutting the ribbon for Bank of America Home Loans, 1121 E. Main St., Ste 3 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Faster supercomputer for Argonne

    LEMONT – Argonne National Laboratory is slated to get a faster supercomputer. Government officials announced Friday that Argonne, located near Lemont, ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Salvation Army Family Store to open in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The site of a former Dominick’s store on St. Charles’ west side next month will open as The Salvation Army Family Store and Donation Cen ...
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Someone put graffiti on a building at 204 S. Water St. owned by Batavia Enterprises, it was reported to police Tuesday, Nov. 11.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:48 pm
  • Audit finds 50 autopsies unnecessary; coroner calls report a 'farce'

    GENEVA – An autopsy audit prompted by overspending in the Kane County Coroner’s Office determined nearly one-third of the 160 autopsies reviewed were ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Illinois Brass Band to present 'Holiday Classics' at Baker church

    ST. CHARLES – The Illinois Brass Band will present "Holiday Classics" at 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Baker Memorial United Methodist Church, 307 Ceda ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 3:07 pm
  • Police: Rockford mother left crash scene drunk with kids in the car

    GENOA – A 28-year-old Rockford woman accused of driving drunk away from a crash with her three children in the car was released on her own recognizanc ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:40 pm
  • Batavia man charged with child pornography possession

    BATAVIA – A 39-year-old Batavia man faces 10 felony counts of possessing child pornography, Batavia police announced today in a news release.
    Nov. 15, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Chicago World's Fair topic of next Books Between Bites

    BATAVIA – Batavia’s Books Between Bites Program will feature the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair in its program from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, at th ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 10:55 am
  • Face Time with Dagmar McGowan

    West Chicago resident Dagmar McGowan, 60, was at her store, America's Treasures in Geneva, when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicl ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Mary O'Brien gets Wood Award from Geneva chamber

    GENEVA – Mary O’Brien, the chief executive officer of the Fox Valley Orthopedics Institute for 28 years, received the Geneva Chamber of Commerce 2014 ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 1:37 am
  • More development, redevelopment on horizon in Batavia

    BATAVIA – New development and redevelopment are on the city’s horizon, Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke said Thursday during the annual Batavia Chamber of ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:03 am
  • Batavia School District 101 tax levy to increase

    BATAVIA – The owner of a home valued at $243,990 will see his or her Batavia School District 101 tax bill increase by $38 as a result of the district’ ...
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:04 am
  • Geneva man sets $10K fundraising goal with Lazarus House calendar

    A Geneva man hopes his 2015 calendar of drawings can raise at least $10,000 this year for Lazarus House in St. Charles.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 8:24 pm
  • County residents might pay $2 fee for electric savings

    GENEVA – Participants in the county’s electric aggregation program will likely pay about $2 a year for administrative costs.
    Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:08 am
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