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  • 'Tough, but necessary': Rauner's plan draws mostly praise, some criticism from local leaders

    Gov. Bruce Rauner laid out a 2016 proposed $31.5 billion budget for Illinois on Wednesday, which one supporter called a "tough, but necessary plan" to ...
    Feb. 19, 2015 - 8:01 am
  • Batavia officials continue to look at TIF for West Town area

    BATAVIA – City officials continue to explore the idea of creating a tax increment financing district to improve the West Town area. City officials hel ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:38 pm
  • Integrated Fitness Personal Training and Wellness Coaching holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials join in helping to cut the ribbon to Integrated Fitness Personal Training and Wellne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • St. Charles Episcopal Church holds Ashes to Go service

    Brenna Castagna of Geneva receives ashes from Beverly Nesbit of St. Charles Episcopal Church as part of the church's Ashes to Go program for Ash Wedne ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Families sought for Adopt-A-Cougar program

    GENEVA – As part of the Kane County Cougars’ Adopt-A-Cougar host family program, the Cougars organization is in need of area families who are interest ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:11 pm
  • Break-in reported at Campton Township residence

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – Multiple items were reported damaged this month at a Campton Township residence that was broken into, according to a Kane County Sh ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 9:41 pm
  • Wind chill advisory set for tonight; record low possible

    A wind chill advisory will be in effect tonight, as the National Weather Service forecast calls for record-breaking low temperatures in the Tri-Cities ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:30 am
  • Face Time with John Grubaugh

    LaFox resident John Grubaugh, 20, was at Sweet Natalie's Gluten-Free Bakery in Geneva when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Br ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Waubonsee Voices: New fieldhouse makes Waubonsee facilities competitive

    For those who have driven to the north side of Waubonsee Community College’s Sugar Grove Campus recently, it is hard not to notice the new field house ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 7:15 am
  • Two apply for Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen next week will interview the two residents who have applied to fill a vacancy on the Batavia City Council after the recent ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:50 pm
  • Batavia library officials request TIF funds for building improvement project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library officials are seeking tax increment financing assistance from the city to help pay for a proposed $950,000 building r ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 1:48 pm
  • Geneva aldermen approve feasibility study for Route 31

    GENEVA – After nearly two hours of discussion Tuesday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution to submit a feasibility study for a proposed ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn might seek special election on police pension issue

    ELBURN – Village officials will consider seeking a special election in November to address the future of the Elburn Police Department.
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:48 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen back updated 1st Street plan

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Tuesday put its support behind an updated proposal for the third phase of the First Street Redev ...
    Feb. 18, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Sugar Grove Girl Scout’s troop places 2nd in food challenge

    SUGAR GROVE – Members of Girl Scout Troop 4882 didn’t know how their home cooked and locally sourced pasta dish would stack up when they entered Local ...
    Feb. 17, 2015 - 7:44 pm