Local News

  • Building the perfect robot: St. Charles-based robotics team headed to world competition

    ST. CHARLES – For hours at a time, groups of teenagers gather in an area of Genesis Automation in St. Charles, working to prepare a robot for competit ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:47 pm
  • Face Time with Matt Streitmatter

    Geneva resident Matt Streitmatter, 29, was walking his dog at Fox River Bluff Dog Park in St. Charles when he answered 12 questions for the Kane Count ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:03 pm
  • Elburn budget wins approval from Village Board

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board voted Monday night to adopt its budget for the fiscal year beginning May 1, although board member Jeff Walter voted ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:39 pm
  • Elburn veterinarian files lawsuit against anonymous complaint websites

    ELBURN – An Elburn veterinarian who also sells ragdoll cats has filed a lawsuit against the creator of anonymous websites she contends are trying to h ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:37 pm
  • Oberweis pushes 26-and-older minimum wage hike

    State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, still hopes to convince Democrats that his proposed minimum-wage increase is the better option for Illinois.
    UPDATED: April 23, 2014 - 7:37 am
  • Batavia School Board members debate purchasing new Chromebooks

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 board members Tuesday debated whether to have middle school and high school students pay more in registration fe ...
    UPDATED: April 23, 2014 - 7:32 am
  • Sugar Grove men land deal with ABC’s sharks

    SUGAR GROVE – Kevin Ullery and Stan Krozel know what it’s like to mingle with sharks – metaphorical sharks, that is.
    UPDATED: April 23, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Breaking ground at soon-to-be-built Ace Hardware store in Sugar Grove

    Mark Driscoll (third from left), owner of the soon-to-be-built Ace Hardware store headed to Sugar Grove, takes part in a groundbreaking ceremony at th ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:30 pm
  • Elburn Lions send $10K donation to Gifford tornado recovery

    ELBURN – When Chris Halsey starting hearing of reports about the devastation caused in the state by tornadoes that struck in November, the Elburn Lion ...
    April 22, 2014 - 11:29 pm
  • Hearing in Elgin set on ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway project

    The Illinois Commerce Commission will hold a public hearing Thursday in Elgin to hear comments on ComEd’s Grand Prairie Gateway project, a proposal to ...
    April 22, 2014 - 3:27 pm
  • Woman home for Easter charged with shoplifting in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – An East Coast woman who traveled to St. Charles to spend Easter with her parents must return next month for a court appearance on a shop ...
    April 22, 2014 - 1:14 pm
  • Batavia man charged in burglary at bike shop

    BATAVIA – A 27-year-old Batavia man has been charged with burglary after police said he was found after 2 a.m. Tuesday near Prairie Path Cycles at 160 ...
    April 22, 2014 - 12:18 pm
  • Face Time with Sandy Klimowski

    Geneva resident Sandy Klimowski, 63, was at the Geneva Public Library for a program when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s B ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:01 pm
  • Instructor urges caution near Fox River dams

    Everyone should be wary of the low-head dams on the Fox River, a swift water rescue instructor and owner of a kayak business said.
    April 21, 2014 - 11:15 pm
  • Insurance company reviewing report on North Aurora Activity Center

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are waiting to see how much the village’s insurance company will pay for damage to the village-owned North Aurora Acti ...
    April 21, 2014 - 11:08 pm