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  • Judge: Geneva murder case 'strikingly similar' to 2002 incident

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Geneva woman charged in her husband’s death was denied bond Wednesday and placed on suicide watch at the Kane County jail.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 7:49 am
  • Face Time with Marcie Mefford

    Batavia resident Marcie Mefford, 44, was at the Batavia Public Library with her son, Matthew, and his friend, Rennie Devaney, when she answered nine q ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn OKs consultant to help with police chief search

    ELBURN – The search for a new police chief continues in Elburn. At Monday night’s Elburn Village Board meeting, trustees unanimously approved an agree ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:57 pm
  • Advocates disagree about drug, alcohol treatment center

    ST. CHARLES – Attorneys representing both sides of a proposed alcohol and drug treatment center near Campton Hills gave opposite opinions on whether t ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 11:56 pm
  • Super Shuffle 5K offers winter race for hearty runners

    GENEVA – February’s cold – and sometimes snow – might not usually be conducive for an organized run. But for the sixth year, the Geneva Park District ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 8:35 pm
  • Early voting to start Thursday

    GENEVA – Early voting will begin Thursday as originally planned, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced in press release Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Winter Wonders in Campton Hills offers indoor, outdoor activities

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills is offering a chance for families to beat the winter blahs.The village ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • St. Charles honors longtime downtown barbershop

    ST. CHARLES – A barbershop that Mayor Ray Rogina described as the city’s soul was honored at Monday’s St. Charles City Council meeting with a proclama ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Wife charged in Geneva man's death, accused of poisoning him

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Braga Organic Farms recalls pistachios because of possible health risk

    The Kane County Health Department is advising community members that Braga Organic Farms is conducting a voluntary recall of pistachios due to potenti ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Groundhog Day: Woodstock Willie predicts early spring

    WOODSTOCK – Heavy jackets and winter hats will soon be a memory. Woodstock Willie reluctantly lumbe ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • Face Time with Amy Moore

    Batavia resident Amy Moore, 49, was at the Batavia Public Library with her son Aaron, 12, when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Testimony: Proposed alcohol and drug treatment center would impact ambulance calls

    ST. CHARLES – If a proposed alcohol and drug treatment center is permitted at a former boys’ school, the ambulance calls to a local fire district woul ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:41 am