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  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development, an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Elburn fire district opens station in Lily Lake

    LILY LAKE – After eight to 10 years of searching for a property in the Lily Lake area for a fire station, an opportunity finally presented itself to t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Hastert leaving Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Ethan Hastert's time on the Elburn Village Board will come to an end a few months early. Hastert announced that Monday night's meeting would ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Holiday Hills man accused of shooting McHenry County deputies has bond increased to $7M

    WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County Judge increased the bond to $7 million for the man accused of gunning down two deputies who responded to a domestic distu ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:29 am
  • Face Time with Bill Hestrup

    St. Charles resident Bill Hestrup was shopping at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Bre ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia residents renew call for investigation into electric project

    BATAVIA – Residents at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting repeated their call for the city to ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prai ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Geneva OKs resolution on Prairie State lawsuit

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution for a common interest agreement between Geneva, Batavia, Rochelle and the Northern Illinois Power ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Longtime St. Charles alderman Martin won’t seek re-election in April

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man who has served on the City Council since 1979 announced on Monday he won’t seek re-election in the April 7 consolidate ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Correction

    On page 12 of the Oct. 18 edition of the Kane County Chronicle, the school district number for the St. Charles School District was incorrect as part o ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:15 pm
  • No injuries in fire at tool coating business

    ST. CHARLES – No one was injured in an early morning fire Saturday at a business that sustained $50,000 in damage, St. Charles fire officials said.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:05 pm
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Destination XL store opens today in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A store with apparel for men big and tall will open today in place of one of the company’s other stores on St. Charles’ west side.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • St. Charles Township family holds haunted house for a good cause

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – If you can’t stand clowns, then you might not be able to handle Acosta’s Haunted House. The same goes for those fearful of zomb ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Algonquin, Huntley, Crystal Lake police carry Narcan to help combat heroin overdose

    Twice in Algonquin Police Officer Rob Schuett's career, he's has had an instance where someone was unconscious from a possible drug overdose when he a ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:45 pm
  • Playhouse 38 adds encore performance of 'The Groom Has Cold Feet'

    GENEVA – Playhouse 38 in Geneva has added an "encore performance" of its murder mystery production, "The Groom Has Cold Feet." It will be at 8 p.m. Sa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:37 pm
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