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  • Batavia fire lieutenant released from jail following aggravated domestic battery charges

    BATAVIA – A Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated domestic battery was released Saturday afternoon from Kane County Jail after posting 10 pe ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Deputy Police Chief Steve Huffman leaving St. Charles for Antioch

    ST. CHARLES – One of the deputy police chiefs at the St. Charles Police Department is leaving to serve at another police department, according to a ne ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Batavia High School first day of school: 5 photos

    Images from the first day of school at Batavia High School. ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 6:57 am
  • Batavia Music Buffs to host mattress fundraiser sale

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Music Buffs will host an inaugural mattress fundraiser sale. It will take plac ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:04 pm
  • Auditions to take place Aug. 19 in Geneva for 'Death & Taxes'

    GENEVA – Adults ages 18 and older are encouraged to audition for the second annual murder mystery, "Death & Taxes."
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 1:01 pm
  • Rosary High School mourns death of founding principal

    AURORA – Rosary High School's founding principal, Sister Mary Joseph Weigand, OP, died Saturday morning in Springfield, according to a news release.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • Volunteer Plaza, 'reflections' sculpture dedicated in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – More than 150 people on Sunday gathered in downtown St. Charles under one theme – volunteerism.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:24 pm
  • Artists' works eye-catching at Batavia festival

    BATAVIA –áLoie Brenner of Geneva studied the metal-woven jewelry for sale in Tahmi DeSchepper's tent, marveling at the intricate design.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 5:05 pm
  • Face Time with Beth Pristach

    Beth Pristach, a resident of Waco, Texas, was shopping on Third Street in Geneva when she answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bre ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva's Changing Children's Worlds Foundation continues growth

    Looking to get more joy out of parenting?How about strategies to help children succeed academically ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:39 am
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosts annual golf outing

    The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce hosted its annual golf outing Monday, Aug. 10 at Royal Fox Country Club in St. Charles.
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Good Natured: Photographing a baby mayfly, a dream come true

    Last year we took a Good Natured look at the mayfly, one of a cast of assorted characters often lumped together under the generic term “river bugs.”
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:21 pm
  • Geneva Park District to close fitness facilities for cleaning

    GENEVA –áThe Geneva Park District’s Sunset Racquetball and Fitness Center, 710 Western Ave., Geneva, will be closed for cleaning Monday through Friday ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:20 pm
  • Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continues

    BATAVIA – Siemens will have to remove foundry sands from its former factory site at Van Nortwick Avenue and McKee Street in Batavia.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Health department awarded grant for equipment to prevent heroin overdoses

    A pharmaceutical company has awarded the Kane County Health Department with a grant to obtain nearly 700 cartons of equipment used to combat heroin ov ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:17 pm