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  • Kane County Fair ends on high note

    ST. CHARLES – With about seven hours left of the 2014 Kane County Fair, board president Larry Breon didn’t have final attendance figures but knew crow ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Volunteers help food bank's efforts to feed the hungry

    GENEVA – Northern Illinois Food Bank’s mission of feeding the hungry does not take a summer break. T ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Geneva man accused in fatal Naperville crash gets out of jail

    A Geneva man who was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless homicide after a crash that killed two people was rel ...
    July 21, 2014 - 10:44 pm
  • Carpenter from Geneva uses environmently friendly approach

    GENEVA – Jeff Walsma has a hobby in carpentry, but instead of buying his wood pieces at a hardware store, he scavenges.
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Face Time with Ryan Marshall

    Rockford resident Ryan Marshall, 38, was just leaving a birthday party at Hickory Knolls Nature Center in St. Charles when he answered nine questions ...
    July 19, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Crowds flocking to annual Kane County Fair

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County Fair Board President Larry Breon watched Friday from the second floor of an administrative building as fair guests enjoyed t ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:19 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • An unknown offender took more than $800 worth of items on Saturday, July 12, from Target, 115 N. Randall Road.
    July 18, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • Courtroom struggle leads to more charges for S. Elgin man

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A South Elgin man who refused to approach the bench during a court hearing this week injured security officers as they struggle ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:23 am
  • Batavia Quilt Show takes a trip down Route 66

    BATAVIA – Those who go to Batavia's Quilt and Textile Show this weekend will be able to take a trip down the historic Route 66.
    July 18, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Chris Walk celebrates lives lost, raises awareness of substance abuse

    GENEVA – After six years of hosting the Chris Walk Night Out Against Substance Abuse, Vicki Foley knows the event's atmosphere might turn somber as pe ...
    July 19, 2014 - 6:21 am
  • Batavia hosts chili cookoff

    BATAVIA – The summer is about to heat up during the 22nd annual Illinois State Championship Chili Cookoff, which will be held at noon July 26 at the B ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • Chronicle wins first for best community website

    The Kane County Chronicle received first place for best community website in the Local Media Association’s Best In Digital Media Contest.
    July 18, 2014 - 7:48 pm
  • ComEd to trim trees in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – ComEd will work next week to keep tree branches clear of power lines in northern St. Charles, the city announced Friday in a news releas ...
    July 18, 2014 - 4:15 pm
  • Hultgren hosts forum with veteran service officers from counties in 14th Congressional District

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, hosted a veterans forum Friday morning at his Geneva district office to discuss the state of veterans a ...
    July 18, 2014 - 8:50 pm
  • St. Charles-based BabySnApps app to be featured on NBC Channel 5

    ST. CHARLES – BabySnApps, a phone app developed by St. Charles resident Kathleen Rickerson, will be featured on local news segments Saturday morning o ...
    July 18, 2014 - 1:50 pm
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