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  • Aurora Central graduate leaves lasting impression

    Whenever Alex Vonderhaar walks near St. Patrick Church in downtown St. Charles, he will be reminded of his Eagle Scout project.
    May 19, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn Lions offer free eye screenings, pizza, ice cream

    ELBURN – The Elburn Lions Club has planned a full day of eye screenings to coincide with its monthly spaghetti dinner event Tuesday at the club’s loca ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Elburn and Countryside Fire Explorer Post orientation night set

    ELBURN – Those between the ages of 14 to 20 who are thinking about a career in the fire or emergency medical services, or just interested in learning ...
    May 19, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Clearing the way for Batavia Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Demolition began Tuesday of the former Swanson’s Hardware store/Prairie Path Cycles store at 122 W. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia to make w ...
    May 20, 2015 - 7:07 am
  • Geneva man plants thousands of tulips for spring display

    GENEVA – While driving on Fargo Boulevard near Route 31 in early spring, it is impossible to miss a kaleidoscope of color featuring thousands of tulip ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Chop Around the Clock event headed to Batavia

    BATAVIA – This year marks the 26th year Foltos’ Tonsorial Parlor at 7 E. Wilson St., Batavia, has produced the Chop Around the Clock event.
    May 19, 2015 - 3:31 pm
  • Avenue J Studios planning grand opening

    NORTH AURORA – Avenue J Studios will be celebrating the grand opening of its new location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4 p.m. Thursday, May 28. A ...
    May 19, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Hampshire bicyclist killed in crash

    HAMPSHIRE – A 68-year-old Hampshire man died Monday after his bicycle collided with a vehicle in an intersection near Hampshire, Kane County Sheriff's ...
    May 19, 2015 - 9:16 am
  • Geneva panel votes no on Onesti in-kind request

    GENEVA – Acting as the Committee of the Whole, Geneva aldermen voted 6-3 Monday to recommend against giving entertainment promoter $10,700 in in-kind ...
    May 18, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Face Time with Jay Rodgers

    St. Charles resident Jay Rodgers, 46, was at the St. Charles Arts Council open house when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bre ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • Two men charged in St. Charles Township fight

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two men who were drinking together late Saturday began arguing and then fighting when police from four agencies were called to ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:51 am
  • Batavia company paints guitar for The Who

    BATAVIA – While Psychotic Air owner Mark Daniels didn’t catch The Who’s recent show at Allstate Arena, he does have one of the band’s guitars in his p ...
    May 20, 2015 - 7:54 am
  • Elburn approves new contract for full-time police

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously approved a four-year collective bargaining agreement with the village’s full-time police ...
    May 19, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Route 31 ‘road diet’ gets state revision

    GENEVA – The latest update on the “road diet” for Route 31 in Geneva is that the state is prepared to do the restriping, but with some modifications.
    May 19, 2015 - 6:49 am
  • St. Charles aldermen back 10 percent funding cut for outside groups

    ST. CHARLES – The mood Monday night was somber in the St. Charles City Council Chambers because of a vote to cut funding for groups that help bring pe ...
    May 18, 2015 - 10:20 pm