72°FOvercastFull Forecast


  • Ross Dress for Less to open new store in Aurora

    AURORA – Ross Dress for Less will host a grand opening ceremony at 9 a.m. Saturday for its new store at 1270 N. Lake St., Aurora, in the Aurora Common ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Former Hubbard’s building in Batavia to get second life as furniture store

    BATAVIA – Starting next month, the former Hubbard's Ethan Allen Gallery on Batavia Avenue in downtown Batavia will receive a second life as a furnitur ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • $90M pledged for third railroad track in Geneva

    GENEVA – Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line that runs through Geneva recently received $90 million in pledged su ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Judge allows phone records in Geneva murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A judge on Thursday granted the Kane County State’s Attorney’s motion for cellphone tower registration records in a murder case ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:14 am
  • Joan Knows: Weekend to bring good times and a good cause

    Check your calendars. Yes, it’s July, despite the chilly weather and sweatshirts.  One indication ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:44 pm
  • Kane County Fair announces talent contest winners

    Sophia Peterson of Elgin (junior division), and Erin Newman of St. Charles (senior division) were named the first-place winners of the 31st annual Kan ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:38 pm
  • Batavia club donates to Feed the Kids program

    The Batavia Mother’s Club Foundation recently donated $2,000 to the Humanitarian Service Project’s Feed the Kids program.
    July 17, 2014 - 4:35 pm
  • Playhouse 38 to stage ‘Into the Woods, Jr.’

    Playhouse 38’s summer teen production of “Into the Woods, Jr.,” will run for one weekend only. The musical, which is based on the stories of the Broth ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:27 pm
  • Circuit clerk hires son for temp job

    ST. CHARLES – A Kane County elected official said Thursday he has nothing to hide about hiring his son for a temporary project.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Quinn approves McConnaughay bill that reduces fees on cobalt shipments

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, is pleased that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed House Bill 4687, which she sponsored in the Sena ...
    July 17, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Twilight meeting for vegetable growers to take place tonight in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A twilight meeting for vegetable growers will be held at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 17, at the St. Charles Horticulture Research Center, a ...
    July 17, 2014 - 10:14 am
  • In the write place: Documentary to feature St. Charles Writers Group

    Batavia resident Stacy Chambers started reading her short story, “A Very Small Thing,” slowly but deliberately as the other members of the St. Charles ...
    July 17, 2014 - 9:57 am
  • Face Time with Richard Herra

    Elburn resident Richard Herra, 45, was at the Elburn Chow Down event, performing martial arts demonstrations with Midtown Martial Arts, when he answer ...
    July 17, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles Rotary seeks scholarship applicants

    ST. CHARLES – The Rotary Club of St. Charles is seeking students in need of scholarships.The club is ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Two men staying at St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges

    ST. CHARLES – Two men who were staying at a St. Charles hotel face felony drug charges following an investigation into illegal drug distribution, acco ...
    July 16, 2014 - 11:04 pm
  • Watch Now

    Player embeded on all Kane County Chronicle instances for analytics purposes.

    Lemonade Stand to Profit Project Mobility

    More videos »