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  • Small business owners share experiences of pursuing dreams

    Selling gelato in winter is a tough business – just ask Tory Chiappelli, who opened O’ Sole Mio in downtown Batavia in April 2013 and had to endure a ...
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Cameras to be allowed for Geneva doctor’s court appearances

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Chronicle will be allowed extended media coverage of court appearances by a Geneva doctor accused of aggravated ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • Block Party to offer taste of Batavia

    BATAVIA – Those who come out to Sunday’s Batavia Block Party can sample what restaurants in downtown Batavia have to offer, as well as view classic ca ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County auditor recommends transition audit for sheriff’s office

    GENEVA – With Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez not seeking re-election this fall, one county official is seeking funds to conduct an audit to help with t ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Ploppert takes seat as Geneva library trustee

    GENEVA – Former aldermanic candidate Zachary Ploppert was seated Thursday evening as the Geneva Public Library’s newest trustee.
    Aug. 29, 2014 - 8:08 am
  • Police: Drivers should be alert near schools and children

    ST. CHARLES – With the school year now in full swing, the St. Charles Police Department has issued reminders to the community to be alert while drivin ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Fox Valley Court Watch to host training session Sept. 16 for volunteers

    ST. CHARLES – Fox Valley Court Watch will provide a training session on Tuesday, Sept. 16, for interested volunteers in Kendall and Kane counties. 
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:12 pm
  • St. Charles Public Library to celebrate National Library Card Sign-Up Month

    ST. CHARLES – September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month, and the St. Charles Public Library has planned giveaways for current and new cardholde ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 3:10 pm
  • St. Charles police: Drivers should be on alert near schools and children

    ST. CHARLES – With the school year now in full swing, the St. Charles Police Department has issued reminders to the community to be alert while drivin ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 10:31 am
  • ‘That Girl’ Nettles chats about tour, new album

    After garnering success and accolades as the lead singer for country music duo Sugarland, Jennifer Nettles this year released a solo album, “That Girl ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chit Chat: Batavia author pens successful action tales

    The true life story of hijackers who robbed a busload of tourists in Guatemala provided the inspiration for Batavia resident W. Ward Neuman’s first ve ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Chicken coop catches fire in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A house on the city’s southwest side sustained damage Wednesday when a backyard chicken coop caught fire, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Sch ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Geneva History Museum nominated for national medal

    GENEVA – The Geneva History Museum was nominated for the 2015 National Medal for Museum Service from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Firefighters put out garbage can fire in Geneva

    GENEVA – Firefighters were called to put out a fire Wednesday in a plastic garbage can in an alley behind businesses on the northwest corner of State ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 9:47 pm
  • Jones Law Office building moves to new home at Langum Park

    The Jones Law Office building is moved onto a slab Wednesday morning at Langum Park in St. Charles from its previous location on Cedar Avenue. The 14- ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 10:17 pm
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