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  • FaceTime with Jennifer Jarland

    Jennifer Jarland, 44, a resident of Chicago, was in her office located in Geneva when she answered 10 questions for Kane County Chronicle intern Anna ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland graduate releases 5th published novel

    Tammy Schmidt, a 1993 graduate of Kaneland High School and a Northern Illinois University graduate, said she hopes people enjoy her fifth published no ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's deputies take part in fundraising event

    Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Deanna Koffenberger delivers a customer's meal Tuesday at Culver's in St. Charles as part of ButterBurgers & Badges, a fu ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Batavia to host its annual 4th of July fireworks show

    BATAVIA – Batavia will have its annual fireworks sky concert Saturday. Observation areas for the show will be at Engstrom Park at Main Street and Mill ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia aldermen address stormwater funding

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting discussed a funding gap between what the city is currently spending on stormwater relat ...
    UPDATED: July 1, 2015 - 6:17 am
  • Laura Kirk becomes director at Fox Valley Wildlife Center in Elburn

    ELBURN – Laura Kirk, 29, of Oswego, was promoted to the position of director of animal care at Elburn-based Fox Valley Wildlife Center by its board of ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • JoJo the Clown to lead Fourth of July bike parade in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – JoJo the Clown has her Clown Victoria decorated in its bright colors and flowers, and it will be ready to go for the Sugar Grove Fourth ...
    UPDATED: July 1, 2015 - 6:18 am
  • Semi overturns; driver suffers minor injuries

    GENEVA – A semitrailer turning east on East State Street from south Kirk Road in Geneva overturned Tuesday as it turned a corner, injuring the driver ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:53 pm
  • Accused ex-Elburn police officer indicted

    ELBURN – Former Elburn Police Officer David Wright, who was charged in April with 21 counts of sexual abuse, was indicted last month by a Kane County ...
    UPDATED: July 1, 2015 - 6:19 am
  • St. Charles police arrest 4, issue citations during traffic safety campaign

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police made four arrests and issued up to 88 citations during a one-day traffic campaign earlier this month, according to a ...
    June 30, 2015 - 6:25 pm
  • All lanes reopened on Route 38 in Geneva after semi overturns

    All lanes of traffic on Route 38 in Geneva near Kirk Road are now open after a semitrailer overturned near the intersection on Tuesday, June 30.
    June 30, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Geneva garbage collection rates to increase

    GENEVA – Geneva residents should take note that garbage collection rates will increase Wednesday, July 1, as part of the city’s five-year contract wit ...
    June 30, 2015 - 2:18 pm
  • Batavia United Way to offer Success By 6 scholarships

    BATAVIA – It costs more than $3,000 to enroll a student in the kindergarten enrichment program offered by the Batavia Park District. Noting that might ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Geneva resident Lilly Nowak wins Geneva's Got Talent competition

    GENEVA – Lilly Nowak, a 12-year-old Geneva resident, was named Saturday, June 27, as the winner of the the fourth annual Geneva’s Got Talent competiti ...
    June 30, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • $4 million jackpot ticket sold in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A winning lottery ticket for a jackpot of $4 million was sold Monday at Lundeen's Liquor in St. Charles to an Elgin resident.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:43 am