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  • Three Geneva officers honored

    GENEVA – Three Geneva police officers were honored Monday at the City Council meeting for going above and beyond the call of duty, officials said.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • First Street project denied extension

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday did not grant any extensions on the ongoing third phase of the First Street Redevelopment project ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Campton Hills’ 1st clerk, Higgins, dies of cancer

    CAMPTON HILLS – The village of Campton Hills’ first elected clerk, Carolyn Higgins, died March 30 at age 62 after more than a year battling cancer, he ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:16 am
  • Winds fan brush fire; no cause known

    Winds helped spread a brush fire Monday afternoon that was just west of the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
    April 7, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Teen recovering after Campton Hills crash

    CAMPTON HILLS – A 15-year-old girl, injured last week in a two-car crash in Campton Hills, is improving, Campton Hills Police Chief Dan Hoffman said M ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Geneva Library Board cited in open meetings violation

    GENEVA – The Geneva Library Board violated the Open Meetings Act last fall when it went into closed session under an exemption for pending litigation ...
    April 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Holy Cross preschool students try their own hand at making pizza

    BATAVIA – Given that cheese and sauce are his favorite pizza toppings, it is not surprising that 4-year-old Hughston Walker of Batavia decided to put ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • St. Charles house fire causes $10,000 in damages

    ST. CHARLES – A south-side home was damaged Monday in an attic fire, according to a St. Charles Fire Department news release.
    April 8, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Winds fan brush fire; no cause known

    Winds helped spread a brush fire Monday afternoon that was just west of the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
    April 7, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • St. Charles provides reminder on solicitation rules

    ST. CHARLES – Noting that "it is that time of year" when the number of potential door-to-door solicitors might increase, the city of St. Charles issue ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Girls encouraged to be super at Sugar Grove event

    SUGAR GROVE – Pink balloons outside the Sugar Grove Community Center on Sunday marked the location of the Empowering Girls to Be Super event, but the ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Firefighters respond to brush fire in Elburn

    ELBURN – Firefighters responded to Tech-Weld, 801 E. North St., Elburn, at about noon Sunday for a report of a brush fire, according to scanner report ...
    April 6, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Skilling at Fermilab: Supercomputer aids scientists tracking supertornadoes, severe weather

    BATAVIA – When a supertornado tears through a town and demolishes every building in sight, the funnel cloud and its trail of destruction is clear to t ...
    April 7, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Face Time with Doreen Scott

    Sugar Grove resident Doreen Scott, 78, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Training needs: New firearms range planned for Kane County Sheriff's Office

    Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez – who leads a department with more than 200 personnel needing firearms training – said it didn’t matter to him if a new ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
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