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  • St. Charles hears video gaming debate

    ST. CHARLES – With nowhere to sit, people stood against the back wall of the City Council Chambers as St. Charles’ leaders Monday night listened to ar ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • Mayor: West Batavia Cemetery to expand

    BATAVIA – The West Batavia Cemetery is expanding southward on land already owned by the city of Batavia, Mayor Jeff Schielke said Monday.
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Geneva aldermen OK affordable housing map

    GENEVA – After nearly an hour of discussion, Monday, Geneva aldermen unanimously approved a resolution amending a map to include eight additional site ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 9:59 pm
  • Traffic advisories set for Scarecrow Fest

    ST. CHARLES – Visitors to the 30th annual Scarecrow Fest are encouraged to carpool and use remote lots, as the festival is expected to generate heavy ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:15 pm
  • St. Charles woman charged with forgery

    GENEVA – A St. Charles woman was charged with three counts of felony forgery after police said she used phony $20 bills with the same partial serial n ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:17 pm
  • Elburn author seeks to empower readers

    ELBURN – For years, Leslie Sann wanted to write a book. When the Elburn resident did just that, she started it with a breakthrough moment she experien ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Elgin Community College earns Ready to Respond Campus status

    ELGIN – Don Kauerauf of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency said he had one thought as he traveled Monday to Elgin Community College to present t ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 8:30 pm
  • McConnaughay to host senior health fair in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Partnering with local health providers and organizations, state Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, is hosting a free senior health ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 5:52 pm
  • St. Charles schools team up for 'Volley for the Cure' event at North

    ST. CHARLES – On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the St. Charles North girls volleyball team will host St. Charles East in the schools' seventh annual "Volley for th ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Trick-or-treating, games, pumpkins and more coming up at BatFest

    BATAVIA – BatFest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in downtown Batavia. Participants are invited to get dressed up as a favor ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Wredling leaves lasting legacy in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – John Wredling wasn’t an ordinary educator. Those who knew the 101-year-old World War ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Wredling Middle School namesake dies

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 has announced with “deep sadness” that the namesake of one of its middle schools died this weekend.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • K. Hollis Jewelers Wine Bar grand opening set for Friday

    BATAVIA – K. Hollis Jewelers in Batavia is taking its hosting of events to the next level.A grand op ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Face Time with Kevin Akins

    St. Charles resident Kevin Akins, 58, was at a garage sale in St. Charles when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia property part of state Solar Tour

    BATAVIA – A Batavia couple will open their backyard to visitors today as part of a statewide solar event.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am