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  • Kicking for a cure

    St. Charles North student and cancer survivor Lindsey Panazzo speaks at the Kick-A-Thon Friday night where participants kick 100 times to kick out can ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 1:41 pm
  • Random act of kindness turns into day of paying it forward

    GENEVA – The morning coffee rush began at about 5:30 a.m. Wednesday at the 7-Eleven at 621 W. State St. in Geneva, but there was a twist: a customer h ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Police: Batavia couple faces felony charges after robbery

    BATAVIA – Two 21-year-old Batavia residents face felony charges after robbing an acquaintance, according to the Batavia Police Department.
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 11:11 pm
  • Hultgren plans forum to address sex trafficking and exploitation

    GENEVA – U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will host a forum from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, at Kane County Government Center, 719 S. Ba ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 1:01 pm
  • Olympian Rowdy Gaines to appear at Goldfish Swim School

    ST. CHARLES – Olympic swimmer Rowdy Gaines is set to appear from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, at the Goldfish Swim School, 3455 Legacy Blvd., St. Char ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:17 pm
  • Face Time with Debbie Hestrup

    St. Charles resident Debbie Hestrup was shopping at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • County eyes NIMEC as electric aggregation program consultant

    GENEVA – Kane County is on track to hire Northern Illinois Municipal Electric Collaborative as a consultant for its electric aggregation program.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • Voters to pick between Fox River, Elburn fire districts

    Select voters in the Elburn fire district will decide Nov. 4 whether they want to join the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:34 pm
  • Police find no drugs during search at Jewel Middle School

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department and school administrators on Thursday morning conducted a police canine walk at Jewel Middle School ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 9:32 pm
  • St. Charles North club teams up with horses at CR Ranch

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – When Big, a former national champion barrel racing horse, began to buck, Ryan True kept his cool.
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Anderson Animal Shelter cats, dogs housed in Batavia while renovations underway in South Elgin

    BATAVIA – Anderson Animal Shelter’s temporary shelter in downtown Batavia will remain open until mid-November as work progresses on renovations to And ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • Wasco Nursery displays half-ton pumpkins

    CAMPTON HILLS – The giant pumpkin at Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills looked every bit of its 1,241 pounds, its pale green and pink-orange skin offering ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • North Aurora resident to take part in breast cancer event

    Employees at BERNINA of America in Aurora, which bills itself as “the world’s premier manufacturer of sewing, quilting and embroidery machines,” today ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Blackhawks player to appear at North Aurora salon

    NORTH AURORA – Chicago Blackhawks player Ben Smith will stop by Inversion Salon and Spa in North Aurora on Sunday afternoon as part of a charitable ev ...
    Oct. 16, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Incident from 34 years ago surfaces at sheriff forum

    ST. CHARLES – When he was a young Kane County Sheriff’s deputy, Donald Kramer said he once drew his unloaded service revolver to demonstrate a quick-d ...
    Oct. 17, 2014 - 7:37 am
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