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  • Elburn fire district opens station in Lily Lake

    LILY LAKE – After eight to 10 years of searching for a property in the Lily Lake area for a fire station, an opportunity finally presented itself to t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Hastert leaving Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Ethan Hastert's time on the Elburn Village Board will come to an end a few months early. Hastert announced that Monday night's meeting would ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Face Time with Bill Hestrup

    St. Charles resident Bill Hestrup was shopping at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Bre ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia residents renew call for investigation into electric project

    BATAVIA – Residents at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting repeated their call for the city to ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prai ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Geneva OKs resolution on Prairie State lawsuit

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution for a common interest agreement between Geneva, Batavia, Rochelle and the Northern Illinois Power ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Longtime St. Charles alderman Martin won’t seek re-election in April

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man who has served on the City Council since 1979 announced on Monday he won’t seek re-election in the April 7 consolidate ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • No injuries in fire at tool coating business

    ST. CHARLES – No one was injured in an early morning fire Saturday at a business that sustained $50,000 in damage, St. Charles fire officials said.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:05 pm
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:09 pm
  • Destination XL store opens today in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A store with apparel for men big and tall will open today in place of one of the company’s other stores on St. Charles’ west side.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:03 pm
  • St. Charles Township family holds haunted house for a good cause

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – If you can’t stand clowns, then you might not be able to handle Acosta’s Haunted House. The same goes for those fearful of zomb ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:05 am
  • Playhouse 38 adds encore performance of 'The Groom Has Cold Feet'

    GENEVA – Playhouse 38 in Geneva has added an "encore performance" of its murder mystery production, "The Groom Has Cold Feet." It will be at 8 p.m. Sa ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:36 pm
  • Entries sought for Electric Christmas Parade in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership is accepting entries for the annual Electric Christmas Parade, which will take place at 5:30 p.m. S ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Batavia man charged with sexual abuse

    BATAVIA – A 38-year-old man charged with multiple counts of criminal sexual abuse is due in court Wednesday for a status hearing.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 1:10 pm
  • Corner Grind opens in downtown Elburn

    ELBURN – With the day's specials written out with colorful chalk on a hanging blackboard, a customer sitting next to an open laptop computer and a sig ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Anderson to host town hall in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Dennis Anderson, the Democratic challenger to incumbent U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a town hall with voters from 7 to 8: ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 2:50 pm
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