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  • Quest to find potentially venomous snake turns up empty so far

    So far, the search for a potentially venomous snake on the loose in the Mill Creek subdivision near Geneva has come up empty.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:43 pm
  • N. Aurora police issue sketch of battery suspect

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect in a report of an aggravated battery to a ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant pleads not guilty in domestic battery case

    A Batavia Fire Department lieutenant Wednesday pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery.Ral ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane County Patriots to host rally in St. Charles today

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents today are invited to a rally on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles to protest the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • State suspends payments to Kane County

    GENEVA – The state budget stalemate has resulted in a $500,000 monthly hit to Kane County.Illinois – ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • Coffee Drop Shop in Geneva celebrates 35 years in business

    GENEVA – When customers enter Coffee Drop Shop in Geneva, co-owner Judy Jendro strives to make them feel like family.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • St. Charles family writes children’s swimming book

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles woman and her son have written a book inspired by the memories of the many swimmers they have taught over the years, accor ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Fox River fire district announces chief’s retirement, replacement

    Greg Benson – who has served as the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District’s chief since its 2011 launch – will retire by the end of October, ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Geneva man pleads guilty to aggravated DUI in Naperville drowning

    A Geneva man pleaded guilty Wednesday to aggravated driving under the influence causing death in a Naperville crash that killed two people last year. ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 6:38 am
  • Update: Search continues for Mill Creek snake; photo circulated revealed to not be snake sighted

    The search for a potentially venomous snake on the loose in Mill Creek subdivision near Geneva continued Wednesday afternoon.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Face Time with Brandon Wilson

    Malta resident Brandon Wilson, 42, was at Old Mill Park in Geneva when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Man pleads guilty to impersonating police officer in St. Charles in 2013

    ST. CHARLES – A 23-year-old Genoa man has pleaded guilty to impersonating a police officer in St. Charles, court records show.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:52 pm
  • Elburn Boy Scout raising money for Marklund

    ELBURN – Boy Scout Rob Simmons wants the clients at the Marklund facility near Geneva to have another therapy bike.
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Scouts say reaching Eagle status hard work, but worth the effort

    In his quest to earn the status of Eagle Scout, Elburn resident Andrew Burroughs said he wanted to select a service project he would be able to view y ...
    Aug. 25, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Residents voice concerns about Batavia School District 101's $87.6 million budget

    BATAVIA – During a public hearing Tuesday on Batavia School District 101’s proposed $87.6 million budget for the 2015-16 school year, a few residents ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 6:39 am