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  • Face Time with Greg Hiller

    Lake Villa resident Greg Hiller, 43, was working on a 1928 Overland Whippet in his father’s Geneva garage when he answered 10 questions for the Kane C ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:13 pm
  • Visions summit offers look into future for Waubonsee

    SUGAR GROVE –áThe mood was optimistic Tuesday at Waubonsee Community College as members of the community gathered to discuss a vision for the future o ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Fire-related vandalism reported in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Sugar Grove police are investigating incidents of fire-related vandalism, according to a village eblast issued Tuesday.
    June 23, 2015 - 11:11 pm
  • Plain White V’s to perform at Swedish Days festival

    GENEVA – Before graduating from Geneva High School, Joe Foster, Wes Ruby and David Pollina knew they could please a crowd when they donned white v-nec ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:10 pm
  • Batavia investigating flooding issues

    BATAVIA – Public Works Director Gary Holm told aldermen and residents at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting the city is looking into flooding th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Swedish Days off to rollicking start

    GENEVA –áThe Scrambler was in full swing Tuesday, while food vendors could not sell hot dogs and cheese fries fast enough, as the first day of the six ...
    June 24, 2015 - 6:33 am
  • St. Charles police announce DUI crackdown for July 4 holiday

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles police will be out in force through next week conducting DUI and seat belt enforcement, according to a news release.
    June 24, 2015 - 6:32 am
  • Old Towne Pub Wasco becoming popular music place

    CAMPTON HILLS – Old Towne Pub & Eatery Wasco is becoming a popular place to hear music, as well as a place to eat.
    June 23, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • Volunteers sought for Holiday in the Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Christmas is months away, but organizers in Sugar Grove are looking for volunteers to support the annual Holiday in the Grove event Dec. ...
    June 23, 2015 - 8:27 pm
  • New board members set to take seats in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Chris Higgins and Kristine Dalton are expected to fill the vacant seats on the Maple Park Village Board.
    June 23, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Reluctant approval for Kaneland communications consultant

    SUGAR GROVE – Kaneland’s school board members, with some reluctance, provided a green light for a communications consultant during the summer months o ...
    June 24, 2015 - 6:31 am
  • Fermilab seeks members for community advisory board

    BATAVIA – Fermilab's community advisory board seeks local citizens interested in participating in the future of the laboratory to join its ranks.
    June 23, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • Route 25 closure in place

    As part of the Illinois Department of Transportation’s ongoing construction project, Route 25 south of Route 25/Stearns Road will be closed for the ne ...
    June 23, 2015 - 4:37 pm
  • Toast Our Troops bags tournament set at The Range

    BATAVIA – The Range Grill and Tap is hosting a bags tournament for a Toast Our Troops event, sponsored by Shiner Bock. The event takes place Sunday, J ...
    June 23, 2015 - 2:17 pm
  • Face Time with Al Hiller

    Geneva resident Al Hiller, 69, was working in his garage in Geneva when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    June 23, 2015 - 5:30 am