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  • St. Charles School District 303 Board faces facilities choice

    ST. CHARLES – After presenting the St. Charles School District 303 facilities options 38 times – including during a string of 15 community meetings th ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:59 am
  • Community raises $75K for family of fallen Elburn man

    ELBURN – Friends, family and community members united this fall to support an Elburn man’s family after he died.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 6:58 am
  • 'We're ready': Snow begins falling in Kane County

    At Geneva Ace Hardware, floor manager Alex Serrato said everyone at the store is prepared for the season's first snowfall, which began this evening.
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 5:18 pm
  • New website focuses on Kane County residents' health

    The Kane County Health Department on Wednesday launched a new website that lets users see how the county stacks up in such topics as health, education ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Geneva family finds comfort in new ruling regarding daughter's death

    GENEVA – A Geneva couple who had “outstanding concerns” about the conclusions a former coroner made regarding their teen daughter’s death are “deeply ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Region's soil and water districts mull options amid state budget crisis

    NEW LENOX – Leaders of a key agriculture program that promotes soil and water conservation sounded the alarm Wednesday, saying its mission will contin ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:29 pm
  • Kane County Master Gardeners earn accolades

    ST. CHARLES – University of Illinois Extension celebrated its Kane County Master Gardeners with an awards and appreciation night last month. The dedic ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 8:36 pm
  • Winter storm watch to go into effect Friday night

    A winter storm watch will be in effect starting in the evening tomorrow, Nov. 20, and a National Weather Service advisory warns of snow accumulations ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • Officials: Fox Valley Park District bond affirmation to save taxpayers $3.4M

    The Fox Valley Park District has maintained an AA+ bond rating that will create $3.4 million in savings for taxpayers, according to a news release fro ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:20 pm
  • Mooseheart annual Holiday Lights show begins Nov. 27

    MOOSEHEART – After a record-breaking run in 2014, Mooseheart’s Holiday Lights show returns for its sixth annual show after Thanksgiving.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Professor: Terrorism fight would have unwanted consequences

    ELGIN –áThe recent terrorist attacks in Paris that prompted the French response to bomb ISIS strongholds “without pity,” could result in unwanted cons ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Park district adds two new pieces to ‘Sculpture in the Park’ collection

    The St. Charles Park District has announced the installation of two new works of art as part of its permanent “Sculpture in the Park” collection.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Drivers face street racing charges in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two motorists who sped past a police officer in downtown St. Charles last week each faces a charge of street racing, police said.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • 'Remarkable group' of Everyday Heroes recognized for making Kane County better

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – As CASA Kane County volunteer Doug Dirks accepted his Everyday Heroes award Wednesday morning, he recognized the 200 other volun ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • Photos: Everyday Heroes Breakfast

    Images from the Kane County Chronicle's Everyday Heroes breakfast at Mill Creek Golf Club in Geneva Wednesday morning.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:40 am