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  • New same-day registration, voting rules could cost Kane County $2M

    GENEVA –áKane County could face nearly $2 million in additional costs because of an extension of the grace-period registration for voters bill.
    July 24, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • AT&T cuts ribbon on new St. Charles location

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in cutting the ribbon to the AT&T Authorized Retailer-MidWest Cellular facility ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Driver charged with DUI after crashing near Hotel Baker

    ST. CHARLES – A motorist who crashed near Hotel Baker last week claimed he was having a diabetic reaction before police determined he was driving drun ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Volunteer Plaza, ‘reflections’ sculpture dedication set for Aug. 16 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A public space and artwork will be dedicated next month in St. Charles.The event for t ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Batavia MainStreet to host Cocktails in the Park fundraising event

    BATAVIA – Batavia MainStreet Executive Director Jamie Saam said she hopes this weekend’s expected warm weather will help bring more people Saturday to ...
    July 23, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Out and about with Jenny McCarthy in Tri-Cities

    ST. CHARLES – Teddy DeMask, of Batavia, didn’t expect he would meet a celebrity after starting a job at Bed Bath and Beyond in Geneva earlier this yea ...
    July 28, 2015 - 3:55 pm
  • Small explosion reported at grain bin elevator in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Seven fire departments responded Thursday after a small explosion inside an elevator lift in a grain bin at the Elburn Cooperative Co.'s ...
    July 23, 2015 - 7:13 pm
  • More than $630K allocated to area colleges

    Congressman Bill Foster recently announced that the United States Department of Education will award $634,009 in grant funding to Waubonsee Community ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:14 pm
  • Joan Knows: Bad karma and the Cubs

    My claim to be well educated can be substantiated by several collegiate alumni groups, those online trivia challenges and my association with a classy ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:08 pm
  • Serendipity, 7th Heaven to perform at St. Charles park

    ST. CHARLES – Serendipity and 7th Heaven will perform Thursday, July 31, as part of the St. Charles Park District Concert in the Park series. Serendip ...
    July 23, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Magic of Scott Piner at Cick-fil-A in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Chick-fil-A, 185 N. Randall Road, Batavia, will feature the Magic of Scott Piner from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 28.
    July 23, 2015 - 4:42 pm
  • Recall of frozen tuna due to salmonella contamination

    The Osamu Corporation of Gardena, California, is recalling all of its frozen tuna because it might be contaminated with salmonella, according to the K ...
    July 23, 2015 - 2:20 pm
  • Screening of "Sacred Science" at Unity of Fox Valley in Batavia

    BATAVIA – At 7 p.m. Friday, July 24, the film “Sacred Science” will be shown at Unity of Fox Valley, 230 Webster St., Batavia. The film documents eigh ...
    July 23, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • The Rockin' Fenderskirts entertained crowds Wednesday in Batavia

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    July 23, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Face Time with Brittany Kovach

    Oswego resident Brittany Kovach, 26, was at the Kane County Fair when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am