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  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 17, 2014 - 2:39 pm
  • Former carnival worker sentenced to 25 years for 2008 murder

    A former St. Charles carnival worker has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 2008 murder that occurred after a disagreement turned violent.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Face Time with Arlene Ludwig

    Geneva resident Arlene Ludwig was at the Geneva Public Library for a program when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:21 pm
  • Keeping the lighting low in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – When Mark Christensen first moved to his St. Charles home 30 years ago, he could see the Milky Way – albeit faintly – from his backyar ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • ECC helps students 'Dress for Success'

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College on Wednesday helped students find the right attire for their job interviews.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Geneva residents raise concerns about city’s electric costs

    GENEVA – City residents are concerned about the cost of electricity in Geneva, and what the future holds for possible rate increases.
    April 17, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • St. Charles Kiwanis to hold 50th anniversary reunion

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Kiwanis members past and present are invited next month to celebrate five decades of service to the community.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • District 304 hires new transportation director

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board this week approved the hiring of Mary Torrance as its new transportation director.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Developer withdraws proposal for Batavia’s Thomle building

    BATAVIA – St. Charles-based Corcoran Commercial Real Estate has withdrawn its proposal to acquire the Thomle building to develop restaurant space on t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

    GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told tho ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Kane County works on concealed carry policy

    GENEVA – Kane County’s attempt to draft a concealed-carry policy has turned into a balancing act between liability issues and employees’ constitutiona ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:32 pm
  • Why can FOIA requests cost so much?

    Kathy Kapusta filed a Freedom of Information Act request of St. Charles District 303 in December that generated 2,457 pages, took 13 people 88 hours t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • When aldermen ask for information

    GENEVA – When a Geneva alderman asked for information at an open meeting, Mayor Kevin Burns admonished him for violating a standard the council member ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Equine therapy program in Maple Park gives hope to recovering vets

    MAPLE PARK – The organizers of the Boots and Hooves said they knew they had something special when veterans started opening up on the morning of the o ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Face Time with Jill Plank

    Sugar Grove resident Jill Plank, 33, was at the Sugar Grove Easter Egg Hunt with her daughters Allison, Camryn and Kailey, and their dog, Lexi, when s ...
    April 16, 2014 - 7:42 am
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