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  • St. Charles Kiwanis to be grand marshal at St. Patrick's Parade

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Kiwanis, branched from Kiwanis International, will serve as grand marshal for the 16th annual St. Patrick’s Parade, which wi ...
    NEW: March 5, 2015 - 9:40 am
  • Taste of the Town: New Batavia gastropub spotlights wings

    BATAVIA – Crosstown Pub and Grill’s fiery chicken wings have earned such a reputation that they have been featured on the Travel Channel.
    March 5, 2015 - 7:11 am
  • Face Time with Mike Coughlin

    Aurora resident Mike Coughlin, 38, was working at Cigtechs vapor shop in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Bre ...
    March 5, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Property taxes, trust among issues in Batavia School Board race

    BATAVIA – Whether Batavia School District 101 can lower property taxes was one of the issues tackled Tuesday by candidates running for the district’s ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:23 pm
  • Sheriff, coroner team up for anti-heroin forum

    BATAVIA – Two Kane County officials are teaming up to help those whose lives have been affected by heroin.
    March 4, 2015 - 8:03 pm
  • Witnesses recount crime scene, evidence in Geneva murder trial

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The jury for a Geneva murder trial Wednesday heard from seven witnesses who responded to the place where Kathleen King’s body w ...
    March 4, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • KDOT ready to break ground on arterial operations center

    CAMPTON HILLS – The ability to monitor the county’s signalized intersections isn’t new.Want to see h ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:59 pm
  • Sheriff's shortfall adds to potential budget challenges

    GENEVA – As Kane County leaders are working to address the sheriff's $2 million revenue shortfall for this year, they recognize budgetary challenges m ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:10 am
  • Moon River Mingle to benefit Elderday Center

    BATAVIA – For 25 years, Elderday Center has provided services designed to help keep seniors in their homes longer. Officials said the efforts of the n ...
    March 4, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • Wonders of Science show set at Fermilab

    BATAVIA – The annual Wonders of Science show is set for noon Sunday, March 15, at Fermilab, which is at Pine Street and Kirk Road, Batavia. The show, ...
    March 4, 2015 - 5:48 pm
  • Officials affirm Kathleen King was not breathing when found on railroad tracks

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The jury for a Geneva murder trial on Wednesday heard from seven witnesses who responded to the place where Kathleen King's bod ...
    March 5, 2015 - 7:09 am
  • Kane County Recycles event set in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County Recycles will have a free recycling event from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 14, at 540 S. Randall Road, St. Charles. Organ ...
    March 4, 2015 - 1:13 pm
  • St. Charles Park District Easter Egg Hunt to feature 16,000 eggs

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District and Meijer will team up for an annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 28.
    March 4, 2015 - 10:37 am
  • Geneva submits Rt. 31 road diet feasibility study request to IDOT

    GENEVA – The Geneva City Council this week approved a modified version of the Route 31 road diet feasibility study to be submitted to the state for co ...
    March 3, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Battles bring past to life

    MAPLE PARK – Sir Seamus MacBain gripped his sword with hardened leather gauntlets before striking his opponent’s head with debilitating force.
    March 3, 2015 - 10:26 pm