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  • Elburn 9/11 tribute garden open for viewing

    Paul Wdowicki invites those interested to visit his 9/11 tribute garden at his home, 405 N. Second St., Elburn. Wdowicki maintains the garden to honor ...
    NEW: June 3, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • St. Charles police to hold traffic safety campaign Thursday

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police on Thursday will launch a traffic safety campaign as the school year comes to a close, according to a news release.
    June 2, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Soccer groups relaunch as Kaneland United SC

    ELBURN – A youth soccer organization and a traveling soccer club that each serve Kaneland-area children have joined forces under one name.
    June 2, 2015 - 11:18 pm
  • Batavia aldermen voice concerns about increasing land-cash fees

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced concerns about increasing land-cash fees for developers.
    June 2, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Casey's Safe Haven works to save pony's life

    ELBURN – As soon as a stall become available at Casey’s Safe Haven, a horse rescue facility in Elburn, Cece arrived in desperate need of care.
    UPDATED: June 3, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • Waubonsee Community College event targets small businesses

    AURORA – A workshop will be Friday at Waubonsee Community College’s Aurora campus that is geared toward promoting the economic growth of small and div ...
    June 2, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn eatery to celebrate Gaedel's 90th birthday

    ELBURN – An Elburn eatery has planned a full day of festivities to honor its namesake – Eddie Gaedel.
    June 2, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Vignette Home Decor in Batavia to close its doors

    BATAVIA – After being open since 2009, Vignette Home Decor, at 1952 W. Fabyan Parkway, Batavia, is set to close on Aug. 2.
    UPDATED: June 3, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Geneva continues discussion on historic preservation changes

    GENEVA – As Geneva aldermen consider a proposed update to its Historic Preservation Ordinance, they are now headed for a third Committee of the Whole ...
    June 2, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Elburn board protective of Route 47 commercial potential

    ELBURN – The Forest Preserve District of Kane County is eyeing property on Route 47 in Elburn. But members of Elburn’s Village Board Monday said they ...
    UPDATED: June 3, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Batavia MainStreet to start Batavia Farmers Market on Saturday

    BATAVIA – Batavia MainStreet will open its Batavia Farmers Market, starting from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 6. It runs through Saturday, Oct. 17. T ...
    June 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Elburn welcomes new police officer

    ELBURN – One new Elburn police officer was sworn in at Monday night's Elburn Village Board meeting. Later at the same meeting, the Elburn Police Commi ...
    June 2, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Face Time with Wanita Chevalier

    Batavia resident Wanita Chevalier, 86, was at The Holmstad in Batavia when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    June 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Discussion on changes to historic preservation law continue in Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen voted 9-1 Monday to recommend removing the creation of conservation districts from consideration in proposed amendments to th ...
    June 2, 2015 - 2:17 am
  • St. Charles aldermen approve Gunderson as city's information systems director

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council unanimously approved Monday a city leader’s recommendation to appoint Larry E. Gunderson as the new directo ...
    June 1, 2015 - 11:14 pm