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  • Residents invited to Active River Project open house July 7

    ST. CHARLES – The public is invited to attend an open house conducted by the Active River Task Force between 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. on July 7 at the Hickor ...
    June 28, 2015 - 12:55 am
  • Face Time with Andrea Kruk

    St. Charles resident Andrea Kruk, 39, was at her garage sale when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    June 27, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Resources available for Kane County residents looking for work

    It was hard for Jayne Holley to hear the same four words over and over in her networking groups – “Are you still looking?”
    June 26, 2015 - 11:53 pm
  • Residents share tips on how to cope, capture a new job

    Job loss has long been considered by researchers as one of the most stressful life events someone can experience.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Batavia aldermen to take part in retreat

    BATAVIA – Fourth Ward Alderman Susan Stark said she believes the Batavia City Council is operating in a dysfunctional manner.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Edward Jones office opens in South Elgin

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join Taylor Garner, financial advisor, in cutting the ribbon to Garner’s Edward Jones Investments office, lo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Residents, small businesses to get information on Kane County electric program

    Residents and small businesses in unincorporated Kane County, excluding Aurora and Dundee townships, should expect to receive detailed information abo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Swedish Days festival continues in Geneva, bringing ‘sense of community’

    GENEVA – Even with overcast skies and a threat of rain Friday, Geneva’s downtown was mobbed for the continuing Swedish Days Festival.
    June 27, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • Car flattens mailbox, takes down tree on Trudy Court in Batavia

    BATAVIA – At 2 a.m. Friday, Sharon Witkowski was awakened by a loud noise outside her house at 241 Trudy Court.
    June 27, 2015 - 8:35 am
  • Homeless man charged with criminal sexual assault in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A 52-year-old homeless man has been charged in a sexual assault involving a 16-year-old girl, according to a news release issued by the Bata ...
    June 27, 2015 - 8:36 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • An Apple iPad valued at $608.68 was reported taken Thursday, June 25, from MV Transportation, Inc., 1896 Suncast Lane.
    June 26, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Local resources can impact your garden

    The “go local” movement has taken off in the past 10 years from local farmers markets to local retailer events.
    June 26, 2015 - 1:33 pm
  • Swedish Days Kids' Parade: 5 photos

    Images from the Swedish Days kids' parade Friday in Geneva. ...
    June 27, 2015 - 8:38 am
  • Face Time with Nancy Fiebelkorn-French

    Geneva resident Nancy Fiebelkorn-French, 73, was at a charity garage sale for the Kiwanis in St. Charles when she answered 10 questions for the Kane C ...
    June 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Supreme Court upholds Obama’s health care law

    In a 6-3 vote Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the federal government can provide nationwide tax subsidies to the poor and middle class, so they ...
    June 25, 2015 - 10:14 pm