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  • Professor: Terrorism fight would have unwanted consequences

    ELGIN – The recent terrorist attacks in Paris that prompted the French response to bomb ISIS strongholds “without pity,” could result in unwanted cons ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Park district adds two new pieces to ‘Sculpture in the Park’ collection

    The St. Charles Park District has announced the installation of two new works of art as part of its permanent “Sculpture in the Park” collection.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Drivers face street racing charges in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two motorists who sped past a police officer in downtown St. Charles last week each faces a charge of street racing, police said.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • 'Remarkable group' of Everyday Heroes recognized for making Kane County better

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – As CASA Kane County volunteer Doug Dirks accepted his Everyday Heroes award Wednesday morning, he recognized the 200 other volun ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:42 am
  • Photos: Everyday Heroes Breakfast

    Images from the Kane County Chronicle's Everyday Heroes breakfast at Mill Creek Golf Club in Geneva Wednesday morning.
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 6:40 am
  • 'Romeo and Juliet' headed to Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School junior Mace Jendruczek said he was excited when he learned that the school's fall play would be "Romeo and Juliet."
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:38 pm
  • Quiz: What Holiday Movie Are You?

    What Holiday Movie are you? Take our quiz to find out. ...
    Nov. 19, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Everyday Heroes

    Celebrating those that make a difference in Kane County. Welcome to "Everyday Heroes," a Kane Count ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 8:19 am
  • Face Time with Rob Anderson

    St. Charles resident Rob Anderson, 45, was working at his store, Anderson’s Coins and Collectables in St. Charles, when he answered 12 questions for t ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles School District 303 graduate Jeffery Austin enters ‘The Voice’ Top 11

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles North High School alumnus on Tuesday night made it to the Top 11 of NBC’s “The Voice” singing competition TV show.
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Batavia School Board supports having synthetic turf design proposal

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Public School District 101 Board on Tuesday supported having specific details on what having a synthetic turf field would look l ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:37 am
  • ZBA hears appeal on process for alcohol, drug treatment center

    ST. CHARLES – Attorneys sparred for nearly three hours Tuesday over what sections of the Kane County zoning ordinance should apply to a petition seeki ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • Service agencies face uncertain future without state budget

    ELGIN – Local social service agencies Tuesday painted a dire picture of their ability to continue functioning as a result of cuts and the state’s budg ...
    Nov. 18, 2015 - 6:35 am
  • Kane County to take 'next logical step' with Settler's Hill

    GENEVA – Plans to turn Settler’s Hill into a cross-country course are progressing, but Kane County officials said the community shouldn’t expect const ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 4:49 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn residents continue to speak on Route 47 plans

    ELBURN – The potential Forest Preserve District of Kane County purchase of property at 1001 S. Main St. in Elburn continues to be debated at Elburn Vi ...
    Nov. 17, 2015 - 6:46 pm