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  • Kaneville Road Dunkin’ Donuts is voted down

    GENEVA – Aldermen voted 9-0 Monday night against allowing a Dunkin’ Donuts at a Kaneville Road strip mall as a full contingent of neighbors came out i ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Mr. Ray's grand finale: Kaneville library director set to retire

    KANEVILLE – When he was in his second year of running the summer reading program at the Kaneville Public Library, Ray Christiansen said he decided to ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:43 am
  • Lawsuit brings uncertain fate to St. Charles 'symbol'

    ST. CHARLES – The future of a longtime symbol of St. Charles has been called into question, as the DuPage Airport Authority recently filed a lawsuit s ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:44 am
  • Vero Voce Theater presents 'Annie Junior'

    ST. CHARLES – Vero Voce Theater presents "Annie Junior," directed by David M. Rodriguez (Vero Voce artistic director), with vocal direction by Dawn Ha ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 4:46 pm
  • Aurora man charged in theft from photo booth in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 24-year-old Aurora man has been charged with criminal damage to property and theft in a November incident that involved a photo booth at F ...
    Feb. 9, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Smoke inside building causes evacuation at Holy Cross in Batavia

    BATAVIA – An overheated motor on an HVAC system Monday caused an evacuation of Holy Cross church and school in Batavia, according to a news release is ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • West Chicago company recalls pie filling

    The Jel Sert Company of West Chicago has issued a voluntary recall of a pie filling due to possible salmonella contamination, according to a Kane Coun ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:17 pm
  • Sound Off: A top-notch facility in Batavia

    The following is what our readers sounded off about this week: A top-notch facility I applaud Bata ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 11:20 pm
  • Single bullet found at Huntley High School

    HUNTLEY – A live round of ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, the Huntley ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 7:55 pm
  • St. Charles church welcomes new spiritual leader

    ST. CHARLES – The Rev. Tim Bayer had a long line of people to greet Sunday afternoon following a service that installed him as the senior pastor of St ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:20 pm
  • Super Shuffle 5K in Geneva: 6 photos

    The Geneva Park District held its sixth annual Super Shuffle 5K on Sunday at Geneva Middle School South.
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 7:52 am
  • St. Charles Singers set for 'Choral Eclectic' events

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Singers, conducted by founder Jeffrey Hunt, will perform choral works from every century from the 1400s to the 2000s in ...
    Feb. 7, 2016 - 10:50 am
  • Face Time with Diane Taff

    Batavia resident Diane Taff, 63, was at the Batavia Public Library when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.Batavi ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Girls' school stories presented in new Geneva exhibit

    GENEVA – Just off Route 25, the homes of the Fox Run subdivision stand atop the former site of the Illinois State Training School for Delinquent Girls ...
    Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:51 am
  • Good Natured: Whatever happened with the Big Snake?

    Recently I received an email from a Good Natured reader, Christine Brahm, who lives in Batavia.As I ...
    Feb. 6, 2016 - 9:45 am