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  • Three charged after drug seizure near Hampshire

    HAMPSHIRE TOWNSHIP – Three Minnesotans are each being held on $800,000 bond in Kane County following a drug and weapons seizure this week, according t ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:32 am
  • ESDA runs disaster drill Friday in Geneva

    Geneva Superintendent of Electrical Services Hal Wright (from left), Dan Smith of the Emergency Management Agency (EMA), and Dale Warfel of Emergency ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • River City Church holds ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials assist in a ribbon-cutting at River City Church at 3450 Swenson Ave. in St. Charles.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:07 pm
  • Kane County gets more than $1.7M in federal housing funds

    GENEVA – The Kane County Office of Community Reinvestment received more than $1.7 million from the Department of Housing and Urban Development to help ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:30 am
  • Miniature horses visit Marklund in Geneva

    One miniature horse – dressed as Mickey Mouse – nudged a giant rubber ball, prompting a resident to reach out and tap it back. Meanwhile, a second min ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Batavia Celebration of Lights Festival set for Nov. 29

    BATAVIA – Colorful lights will shine brightly Nov. 29 in downtown Batavia as the Batavia Park District helps kick off the season with the Celebration ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 9:09 pm
  • Beardsley's Barber Shop offers cuts in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – In the few months since opening his latest barbershop, Joe Beardsley has created more than just a space where men can get a hot-lather s ...
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 9:33 am
  • Former Geneva man pleads guilty to child sex assault

    A former Geneva man is headed to prison after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a child he knew, according to a news release.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 3:44 pm
  • Correction – regarding an item in today's Chronicle about a Kane County recycling event set for Nov. 14

    An item on page 3 of the Nov. 13 edition of the Kane County Chronicle included incorrect information.
    Nov. 14, 2015 - 12:11 am
  • Batavia Community Thanksgiving Worship Service to take place Nov. 24

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Ministerial Association invites members of the Batavia community to take part in the Batavia Community Thanksgiving Worship Serv ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:19 pm
  • Stageworks Studio to present 'A Christmas Carol' in Geneva this month

    GENEVA – Stageworks Studio will present "A Christmas Carol" from Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday, Nov. 22, at 204 Dearborn Court in Geneva.
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 1:14 pm
  • Face Time with Louis Cina

    Elburn resident Louis Cina, 37, was working at his restaurant, Shore Louie’s Boom! Pizza in Elburn, when he answered eight questions for the Kane Coun ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva chamber names Wood Award recipient

    GENEVA – At its annual dinner Thursday night, the Geneva Chamber of Commerce bestowed its most prestigious award of the year to Gordon “Gordie” Hard, ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Stating their case: Kaneland Education Association leaders speak on contract negotiations

    SUGAR GROVE – Repeatedly delivering a message that teachers at Kaneland School District 302 are hoping to avoid a strike, representatives from the Kan ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • League of Illinois Bicyclists changes name to Ride Illinois

    The League of Illinois Bicyclists, a nonprofit bicycle advocacy organization, announced the rebranding of its organization to Ride Illinois during the ...
    Nov. 12, 2015 - 8:32 pm