Local News

  • Kane County to discuss puppy mill restrictions

    GENEVA – Kane County soon might join other nearby communities in placing restrictions on puppy mills.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Schools ramp up security measures

    Cheryl Brennan volunteers as a “copy mom” every other week at her son’s school, Geneva Middle School North, making copies for teachers for a few hours ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:26 pm
  • Face Time with Kimberly Gotches

    Batavia resident Kimberly Gotches, 30, was working at the Geneva Public Library when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Randall Road bus shelters part of bigger transit plan

    To Batavia Mayor Jeff Schielke, the bus shelters installed along Randall Road in recent years represent more than a safe place for riders to wait for ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Missing scooter returned to Batavia girl

    BATAVIA – An electric scooter used by an 8-year-old Batavia girl who has spina bifida was returned to
    April 15, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Committee backs pet facility over complaints

    ST. CHARLES – Most aldermen on a city committee were in favor of a proposed east-side pet care facility over the concerns of property owners and resid ...
    April 15, 2014 - 7:55 am
  • Franky's Red Hots cuts ribbon at St. Charles location

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and City of St. Charles officials gather to cut the ribbon for Franky's Red Hots in St. Charles. Franky's is at 2526 E ...
    April 14, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Fiebelkorn gives up last 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect last month agreed Monday to give up the last two remaining goats of 94 starv ...
    April 15, 2014 - 7:56 am
  • LaFox Road construction set to start next week

    Roadway construction on LaFox Road, from Campton Hills Road to North Grand Monde Road, will start on Monday, April 21, and is expected to last approxi ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Student artwork on display at Kaneland Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School sophomore Andriy McFarlin loves the creativity of working with clay.
    April 15, 2014 - 6:48 pm
  • Church's Easter egg hunt starts in midair

    Strong winds and dark clouds on Saturday did not stop the first Helicopter Egg Drop at Faith Baptist Mill Creek church.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Face Time with Logan Johnson

    DeKalb resident Logan Johnson, 24, was walking his girlfriend’s dog, Sadie, in Geneva when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Br ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • ‘A lot of people to thank’: K. Hollis celebrating

    BATAVIA – It’s hard for K. Hollis Jewelers owner Rob Hollis to forget the anniversary of the opening of the store, which he owns with his wife, Karen ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Attorney: ‘Big step forward’ on McIlvaine case

    GENEVA – The city of St. Charles has reached an agreement with Clifford McIlvaine on what needs to be completed or removed on his property as part of ...
    April 12, 2014 - 6:34 am
  • Fundraiser set for Geneva girl

    Kayla Juan, a 5-year-old girl from Geneva, is working to regain her strength in Chicago as Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez and his wife, Terrie, are lea ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:50 pm