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  • Kane County clerk announces early voting delay

    GENEVA – Two voting options for the primary election – by mail and early voting – will be delayed due to ongoing objections to several presidential ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Batavia library announces pick for community-wide reading program

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Public Library has announced that its One Book, One Batavia selection for 2016 will center on fictional detective Sherlock Holme ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 3:10 pm
  • Deadline nears for St. Patrick's Parade entries

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting to participate in the 17th annual St. Patrick’s Parade have until Feb. 12 to submit an application, according to a Downtow ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 12:15 pm
  • Kayla Mickelsen: 'I DID make it past lines of ten'

    GENEVA – Though she wasn't heard from on Wednesday's episode on "American Idol," Geneva singer Kayla Mickelsen stated in a Facebook post that she did ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 11:36 am
  • Face Time with Lynn Dunton

    St. Charles resident Lynn Dunton, 56, was going to a winter tour of the Fabyan Japanese Garden in Geneva when she answered 10 questions for the Kane C ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rauner addresses variety of topics in State of the State

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday gave his second State of the State address before the Illinois General Assembly.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • North Aurora plans spring sale of red street signs

    NORTH AURORA – Those wanting to own a piece of North Aurora history soon will get their chance.The v ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Kane County beefs up credit card policy

    GENEVA – Kane County continues to polish and tighten its credit card policy, a topic that arose last year after County Board members cried foul over a ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Burdened by electronics, St. Charles eyes ending recycling program

    ST. CHARLES – The last of the Tri-Cities is on the verge of ending its electronics recycling site for Kane County due to an inundation of materials, w ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • BHS drama learning life lessons in ‘Little Women’

    BATAVIA – What do you do when you have a ton of talented female drama students and not enough roles in a typical play to divvy out among them?
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:24 pm
  • Face Time with Jonathan Sommers

    Geneva resident Jonathan Sommers, 20, was at Delectable E-Vapors in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Witness testifies no correlation between treatment centers, crime

    CAMPTON HILLS – A residential drug or alcohol treatment center would not create more crime in the area, an expert witness testified Tuesday at a conti ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce mixer held Jan. 21

    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:56 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Bringing Kory Home effort set in Elburn

    ELBURN – A fundraising effort – Bringing Kory Home – aims to help the family of a Kaneland High School teacher in the quest to adopt a 3-year-old boy ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:36 pm
  • Geneva family to climb for children’s hospital fundraiser

    GENEVA – The Nowak family of Geneva will be climbing 80 floors – 1,643 steps – on Sunday at the Step Up for Kids stair climb at the Aon Center in Chic ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 8:56 pm