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  • Face Time with Pam Mann

    St. Charles resident Pam Mann was at the St. Charles Arts Council open house when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Sch ...
    May 21, 2015 - 4:18 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Abby’s brings breakfast back to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Growing up in St. Charles, Rob Mondi has fond memories of his parents taking him to the Manor and Spring View restaurants in St. Charles ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:22 am
  • St. Charles shares update on downtown projects and events

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles city officials Wednesday met with residents and business owners to talk about various projects and initiatives downtown.
    May 13, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Residents question latest Sho-Deen plan for St. Charles Mall site

    ST. CHARLES – About 100 residents Wednesday came to hear Sho-Deen Construction’s latest plan for the former St. Charles Mall site on the city’s west s ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Symposium addresses police enforcement issues

    ELGIN – In understanding why people might distrust police, Elgin City Council member Tish Powell said there needs to be an understanding of the histor ...
    May 14, 2015 - 8:24 am
  • St. Charles high schools rank among best in nation

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles North and East are once again the only two Kane County high schools listed among Illinois’ Top 50 public schools in the U.S. ...
    May 13, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Decision time nears for Kane County's electric aggregation program

    GENEVA – Residents in unincorporated areas of Kane County should soon know whether they can get electricity for a lower cost.
    May 13, 2015 - 6:39 pm
  • Firefighters participate in Vehicle and Machinery Operations course

    Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District firefighter/EMT Nicole Callaghan uses an extrication tool to take the door off of a van as Illinois Fi ...
    May 13, 2015 - 6:17 pm
  • Phone, Internet outage at 4 Geneva schools

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 is reporting phone and Internet outages at both of the district's middle schools, Friendship Station and Fabyan El ...
    May 13, 2015 - 4:13 pm
  • Drivers injured in 2-car crash in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two people were hurt, with one suffering potential life-threatening injuries, in a two-car crash Wednesday morning on Route 25 ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Face Time with Russ Devereaux

    St. Charles resident Russ Devereaux, 27, was at the St. Charles Arts Council open house when he answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s ...
    May 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Union Pacific to improve track from Elburn to East Clinton

    ELBURN – Union Pacific Railroad continues to move ahead on its plan to improve its rail line between Elburn and East Clinton.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:26 pm
  • Equine center’s fundraiser underway for permanent home

    MAPLE PARK – The Illinois Equine Humane Center’s capital campaign toward a permanent home is in full swing this year, its president and founder said.
    May 13, 2015 - 4:20 pm
  • WWII-era veteran surprised by own great-grandson during Honor Flight

    ELBURN – John Walton of Elburn served in the U.S. Army after World War II, stationed in Tokyo as corporal of the guard, said his granddaughter, Elburn ...
    May 15, 2015 - 11:09 am
  • Marklund honors STC woman as Volunteer of the Year

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – When Marklund needed 900 envelopes to be hand-addressed for a big fundraiser, Barbara Rhoads volunteered to do it.
    May 12, 2015 - 11:17 pm