Local News

  • Woman charged with prostitution in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A 47-year-old woman has been charged with prostitution in St. Charles, city police said Friday in a news release.
    April 19, 2014 - 8:32 am
  • Arts organization will network next month during St. Charles conference

    ST. CHARLES – The arts will take center stage May 3 in downtown St. Charles as the Chicago Suburban Arts Conference unfolds.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • Roof project highlights need for county facilities plan

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders need to better determine what they want to do regarding facility improvements.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Hartwell, Hunt part of new GOP leadership

    The Kane County Republicans on Wednesday elected a new leadership team whose members say their party is mending past internal conflict.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Fermilab to present high school career expo

    BATAVIA – Local high school students can gain more knowledge about a variety of careers at Fermilab’s seventh annual Science, Technology, Engineering ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • McConnaughay opposes making income tax hike permanent

    State Sen. Karen McConnaughay is voicing her opposition to a proposal by Gov. Pat Quinn to make permanent an income tax increase that expires at year’ ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • St. Charles North grad dies in Missouri crash‘He was always a good kid’

    Kyle Ryder Slinker was slightly built when he was a freshman at St. Charles North, 5-foot-4 and barely 100 pounds, his family said.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Face Time with Maria Malayter

    Aurora resident Maria Malayter 46, was on her way to Geneva’s 60 Men Who Cook fundraiser in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane Co ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Suburban GOP senators call for Dems to ‘look in the mirror’ over spending, taxes

    Several Republican suburban senators gave some insight into the conversation they will be bringing to Springfield and the 2014 election cycle when the ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Dress, flowers, hair – all part of the prom experience

    Batavia parent Michelle Rush describes her two daughters’ prom nights as a highlight of their high school years. She remembers that they looked beauti ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:13 am
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Former carnival worker sentenced to 25 years for 2008 murder

    A former St. Charles carnival worker has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 2008 murder that occurred after a disagreement turned violent.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Face Time with Arlene Ludwig

    Geneva resident Arlene Ludwig was at the Geneva Public Library for a program when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:21 pm
  • Keeping the lighting low in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – When Mark Christensen first moved to his St. Charles home 30 years ago, he could see the Milky Way – albeit faintly – from his backyar ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • ECC helps students 'Dress for Success'

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College on Wednesday helped students find the right attire for their job interviews.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:07 pm
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