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  • Naked selfies cost applicant new job

    ST. CHARLES – A job applicant to a St. Charles company accidentally sent naked selfies to the cellphone of the human resources manager, according to p ...
    Sept. 3, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Mosquitoes near Burlington test positive for West Nile virus

    Mosquitoes collected near Burlington have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a Kane County Health Department news release.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 3:30 pm
  • Police: Man charged after threatening to blow up Kane County building

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year-old man faces felony charges after he threatened to blow up the Kane County Circuit Clerk's Office in St. Charles, according t ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:33 pm
  • Walk to End Alzheimer’s set for Sept. 26 in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s will take place on Saturday, Sept. 26, at Pottawatomie Park, at 8 North Ave., St. Ch ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:52 pm
  • 'Step out of your story' program to take place Sept. 19 in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A program, "Step out of your story into freedom and healing,” is set from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Batavia Public Library, ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:50 pm
  • Face Time with Courtney Wilson

    Malta resident Courtney Wilson, 42, was at Old Mill Park in Geneva with her dog when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia to talk about Prairie State at special city meeting

    BATAVIA – Aldermen plan to hold a special meeting Sept. 28 about the city’s investment in the controversial Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • LivingWell celebrates 10 years of supporting cancer patients, families

    GENEVA – When Craig Stokely’s wife, Carole, was diagnosed with brain cancer, he said she was not interested in going to LivingWell Cancer Resource Cen ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • Survey seeks input from Kane County residents

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Juvenile Justice Council wants just a bit of your time.The co ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles Township street targeted in recent burglaries

    ST. CHARLES – A residential street in far eastern St. Charles Township recently was targeted for burglaries or attempted burglaries, according to Kane ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Big cone returns to Alice’s Place in Elburn

    ELBURN – A familiar landmark has returned to its rightful spot on top of an Elburn business. The 9-f ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 4:12 pm
  • School of Art holds ribbon-cutting

    The Geneva Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting Thursday for School of Art, 1772 S. Randall Road, Suite 220 in Geneva. Geneva Chamber President J ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • St. Charles High School alum grows ‘#BudgetBeard’

    A St. Charles High School alumnus said he will not get rid of his months-old beard until a state budget is passed.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • Nominations sought for Kaneland Hall of Fame

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland School District 302 is seeking nominations for the Kaneland Hall of Fame, which every year honors the accomplishments and achiev ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 8:28 pm
  • Melon decorating contest will be among attractions at Maple Park festival

    MAPLE PARK – Larry Stachura has hopes visitors one day will flock to the Maple Park Fun Fest to check out a display featuring dozens of decorated melo ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:32 am