Local News

  • Standing ovation for those who helped move petting zoo animals

    GENEVA – Volunteers who helped move nearly 100 animals from an impounded petting zoo last month told the Kane County Board they’d do it all over again ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:33 pm
  • Face Time with Margie Anderson

    Elburn resident Margie Anderson, 79, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s B ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:25 pm
  • Kane County CASAs driven to change lives of abused, neglected youth

    At first Erin Blake didn’t think she had what it takes be a court-appointed special advocate. Then s ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve minor changes in sales tax ordinance

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting voted 11-3 to make a few changes in its recently passed ordinance to increase the city’s h ...
    April 9, 2014 - 2:55 pm
  • Three Geneva officers honored

    GENEVA – Three Geneva police officers were honored Monday at the City Council meeting for going above and beyond the call of duty, officials said.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:24 am
  • First Street project denied extension

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday did not grant any extensions on the ongoing third phase of the First Street Redevelopment project ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Campton Hills’ 1st clerk, Higgins, dies of cancer

    CAMPTON HILLS – The village of Campton Hills’ first elected clerk, Carolyn Higgins, died March 30 at age 62 after more than a year battling cancer, he ...
    April 8, 2014 - 7:16 am
  • Winds fan brush fire; no cause known

    Winds helped spread a brush fire Monday afternoon that was just west of the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
    April 7, 2014 - 10:27 pm
  • Teen recovering after Campton Hills crash

    CAMPTON HILLS – A 15-year-old girl, injured last week in a two-car crash in Campton Hills, is improving, Campton Hills Police Chief Dan Hoffman said M ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Geneva Library Board cited in open meetings violation

    GENEVA – The Geneva Library Board violated the Open Meetings Act last fall when it went into closed session under an exemption for pending litigation ...
    April 9, 2014 - 3:01 pm
  • Holy Cross preschool students try their own hand at making pizza

    BATAVIA – Given that cheese and sauce are his favorite pizza toppings, it is not surprising that 4-year-old Hughston Walker of Batavia decided to put ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:18 pm
  • St. Charles house fire causes $10,000 in damages

    ST. CHARLES – A south-side home was damaged Monday in an attic fire, according to a St. Charles Fire Department news release.
    April 8, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Winds fan brush fire; no cause known

    Winds helped spread a brush fire Monday afternoon that was just west of the Illinois Youth Center in St. Charles.
    April 7, 2014 - 10:51 pm
  • St. Charles provides reminder on solicitation rules

    ST. CHARLES – Noting that "it is that time of year" when the number of potential door-to-door solicitors might increase, the city of St. Charles issue ...
    April 7, 2014 - 11:16 am
  • Girls encouraged to be super at Sugar Grove event

    SUGAR GROVE – Pink balloons outside the Sugar Grove Community Center on Sunday marked the location of the Empowering Girls to Be Super event, but the ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:15 pm
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