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  • Christmas Stroll draws crowds in Elburn

    ELBURN – Elburn's Town and Country Public Library was buzzing with activity Saturday for the annual Christmas Stroll, hosted by the Elburn Chamber of ...
    Nov. 29, 2015 - 3:26 am
  • Electric Christmas Parade electrifies crowds

    ST. CHARLES – Even before sundown, people lined up and down Main Street in St. Charles Saturday, marking out their territories for the St. Charles Ele ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 7:29 pm
  • 3 injured in two crashes on Beith Road

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Sheriff's Office handled two traffic crashes 14 hours apart with injuries to three people, both accidents in the ar ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 4:14 pm
  • Face Time with Linda Palmer

    Sugar Grove resident Linda Palmer, 65, was at Beech Tree Studio in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • A laptop valued at $1,000 was reported stolen Sunday, Nov. 15, from a car parked in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue, Geneva. 
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Good Natured: Ready for adventure? Join the Kane County Certified Naturalists

    When was the last time you observed the keeled scales on a water snake’s back? Or watched as a dozen hatchling turtles emerged from their subterranean ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'If you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope'

    The motherhood is sad, this week. Not just in my house, because my 17-year-old was mad at me for a few minutes, but everywhere. Because 17-year-olds w ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:30 am
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: New books speak volumes about citrus

    The expressive flavors of citrus can brighten one’s kitchen and cooking. Home cooks are twice blesse ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 12:05 am
  • Awareness about epilepsy is goal of Geneva family

    GENEVA – When the youngest of Denise Ugaste’s three daughters was 17, her daughter was diagnosed with epilepsy – a chronic disorder characterized by r ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:58 pm
  • St. Charles man – named Mars – does marketing for UFO group

    ST. CHARLES – That John Mars of St. Charles has a last name the same as a planet was just appropriate for his new title as marketing director for the ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:29 am
  • St. Charles celebrates annual Lighting of the Lights

    ST. CHARLES – Blake Linder likely didn’t know what to expect Friday evening in downtown St. Charles.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:28 am
  • Pound 4 Pound Fitness launches contest; winner gets lifetime membership

    ELBURN – Pound 4 Pound Fitness has planned a transformation contest, with the winner receiving a free lifetime membership to its Elburn location at 21 ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Ask an astronaut? Foster offers opportunity in 11th District

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, has launched a contest to invite residents of the Illinois 11th Congressional District to submit a question for a ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Four purses stolen in car burglaries in Geneva

    GENEVA – Four purses were reported stolen in a series of car burglaries at Geneva Park District facilities, all on Nov. 15, according to police report ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 2:56 pm
  • Traffic advisories in place in St. Charles for Electric Christmas Parade

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is encouraging motorists to use alternate routes to get through town Saturday evening, as the Electric ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:01 pm