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  • Learning to Grow: The semi-tropical shaving brush tree an unusual beauty

    About 15 years ago, my husband and I were walking along Simonton Street in Key West, and we saw what appeared to be a colorful shaving brush on the si ...
    April 24, 2015 - 4:29 pm
  • Murder mystery dinner theater at The Range in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A new murder mystery dinner theater production, "The Bootleg Bump Off at Ruby’s Rum Runner Room," is headed to The Range Grill and Tap, 35 N ...
    April 24, 2015 - 1:53 pm
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: A Vietnamese take on Oxtail stew

    Charles Phan, an award-winning restaurateur who opened The Slanted Door in San Francisco in 1995, shares secrets about the food from his native Vietna ...
    April 24, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Batavia police seek witnesses to two-vehicle crash

    BATAVIA – As Batavia police continue to investigate a two-vehicle crash that took place Friday morning at Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway, they are lookin ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 pm
  • Face Time with Christine Huneke

    St. Charles resident Christine Huneke, 47, was at Peck Farm Park in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schor ...
    April 24, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • A bike valued at $520 was reported stolen Thursday, April 16, from the Metra parking lot, 328 Crescent Place.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:24 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff’s Office reports

    • A concrete mixer was reported stolen Wednesday, April 8, from the 39W800 block of South Hathaway Lane, Geneva.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • St. Charles police reports

    • Wyatt M. Schuyler, 30, of the 800 block of North Lincoln Avenue, Geneva, was charged Tuesday, April 21, with possession of marijuana.
    April 23, 2015 - 10:25 pm
  • State’s attorney, prosecutor testimony sought in domestic battery case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The prosecutor in a domestic battery trial wants to issue subpoenas to Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon and Assistant S ...
    April 23, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • World record attempt for largest scooter parade to take place in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Saturday’s weather forecast might not be the most ideal for an attempt to set a world record for the largest kick scooter parade – the Natio ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:48 am
  • St. Charles receives top fire protection rating

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles on Monday received a ranking that could translate into lower fire insurance rates for St. Charles residents and ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • No one injured in fire at Batavia restaurant

    BATAVIA – Fire officials said an improperly discarded cigarette butt started a fire that caused an estimated $200 in damage to Crosstown Pub in Batavi ...
    April 23, 2015 - 6:35 pm
  • Keeping pets safe: Dog owners worry about canine flu

    NORTH AURORA – Jo Gengler of North Aurora brought her two dogs to Fox Valley Veterinary Clinic in North Aurora on Thursday after suspecting they have ...
    April 24, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Batavia-based grocery company seeks police help with bad checks

    BATAVIA – A Batavia-based grocery store company sought police assistance last week with a case involving more than $1,000 in bounced checks, according ...
    April 23, 2015 - 5:10 pm
  • St. Charles student honored for leadership

    ST. CHARLES – Montserrat E. Ricossa of St. Charles North High School in St. Charles is one of the nearly 190 recipients of the 2015 “Leaders and Achie ...
    April 23, 2015 - 4:18 pm