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  • Kane County Sheriff's Office reports

    • An unlocked car in the 5N700 block of Arboretum Lane in Campton Township was reported burglarized Saturday, July 12. Several documents with credit c ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • An unknown offender took more than $800 worth of items on Saturday, July 12, from Target, 115 N. Randall Road.
    July 18, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Courtroom struggle leads to more charges for S. Elgin man

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A South Elgin man who refused to approach the bench during a court hearing this week injured security officers as they struggle ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:23 am
  • Batavia Quilt Show takes a trip down Route 66

    BATAVIA – Those who go to Batavia's Quilt and Textile Show this weekend will be able to take a trip down the historic Route 66.
    July 18, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Chris Walk celebrates lives lost, raises awareness of substance abuse

    GENEVA – After six years of hosting the Chris Walk Night Out Against Substance Abuse, Vicki Foley knows the event's atmosphere might turn somber as pe ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:21 am
  • Batavia hosts chili cookoff

    BATAVIA – The summer is about to heat up during the 22nd annual Illinois State Championship Chili Cookoff, which will be held at noon July 26 at the B ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Good Natured: Golden tortoise beetle impressive and cute as a bug

    Thar’s gold in them thar hills!But hold on a sec. Before you run for your pans and pickaxes, we shou ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:52 pm
  • Chronicle wins first for best community website

    The Kane County Chronicle received first place for best community website in the Local Media Association’s Best In Digital Media Contest.
    July 18, 2014 - 7:48 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Fairy gardening fun for adults, kids

    Fairy gardening has taken the country by storm. Maybe it’s because it is a great way to get kids in the garden; maybe it’s because gardening in a very ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:14 pm
  • ComEd to trim trees in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – ComEd will work next week to keep tree branches clear of power lines in northern St. Charles, the city announced Friday in a news releas ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from counties in 14th Congressional District

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • St. Charles-based BabySnApps app to be featured on NBC Channel 5

    ST. CHARLES – BabySnApps, a phone app developed by St. Charles resident Kathleen Rickerson, will be featured on local news segments Saturday morning o ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:50 pm
  • Negotiating teams for SSECCA, Elgin Community College Board reach tentative agreement on contract

    ELGIN – Negotiating teams for the Support Staff of Elgin Community College Association – or SSECCA – and the Elgin Community College Board of Trustees ...
    July 18, 2014 - 11:06 am
  • Face Time with Mark Gannon

    Sleepy Hollow resident Mark Gannon, 55, was biking from Sleepy Hollow to Sycamore when he stopped at the Great Western Trail Horlock Hill Prairie in S ...
    July 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Area drivers seeing less pain at the pump

    Batavia resident Chris Winkle is thankful that gas prices are dropping these days as she gassed up at the Batavia Avenue Mobil station Thursday mornin ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:15 am
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