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  • St. Charles warns of scammers during tax season

    ST. CHARLES – After receiving multiple reports from residents Friday about getting calls from scammers, St. Charles officials are encouraging people t ...
    Feb. 14, 2016 - 11:55 am
  • Northern Illinois Archery Organization event in Sugar Grove: 3 photos

    Photo highlights from a Sugar Grove archery event that took place Saturday at John Shields Elementary School.
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 10:31 pm
  • Face Time with Michelle Rueth

    Geneva resident Michelle Rueth, 49, was at the Geneva History Museum when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'So much love': Students embrace opportunity to celebrate Valentine's Day

    BATAVIA – Ezra Duchek carefully cut the outline of a heart out of red paper, then put his face in the heart-shaped window and smiled.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:24 pm
  • Good Natured: Robins can do well in the Tri-Cities during winter

    When we receive an email with a question about any sort of nature-related phenomenon, I usually think something along the lines of, “Yippee! Someone’s ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 10:26 pm
  • Elburn police chase hits 100 mph, but vehicle gets away

    ELBURN – A couple sought in connection to a Sugar Grove shoplifting case eluded Elburn police last week as they sped toward St. Charles in a stolen ca ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:50 am
  • Small dog escapes coyote attack in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A miniature American Eskimo dog narrowly escaped being a coyote's dinner this week after her owner yelled at the animal and chased it aw ...
    Feb. 13, 2016 - 9:48 am
  • St. Charles library director resigns

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is in the market for a new leader, as its director of two years has resigned.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:34 pm
  • New elementary principals announced for Storm, Gustafson schools in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Tim McDermott, the principal of H.C. Storm Elementary School for nearly four years, was appointed to principal of Alice Gustafson Elementary ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:43 pm
  • 'It was worldwide': Tri-Cities residents watch London filming of movie's bus explosion scene

    When a bus blew up in a flaming explosion on Lambeth Bridge in London last week, the image made its way around the world. Some people thought it might ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 11:37 pm
  • Deadline extended for St. Patrick's Parade entries in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting to participate in the 17th annual St. Patrick’s Parade have more time to submit their application.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 2:11 pm
  • Eight St. Charles students named as National Merit finalists

    ST. CHARLES – Eight St. Charles School District 303 students are among 15,000 finalists in the 2016 National Merit Scholarship Program, according to a ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 2:07 pm
  • Aurora priest faces sex abuse charges

    An Aurora priest and former DeKalb minster remained at the Kane County jail as of Friday afternoon on criminal sexual abuse charges.
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • Face Time with Kelly Hemmerich

    St. Charles resident Kelly Hemmerich, 39, was at her business, Totally Cool Makeup at 457 Dunham Road in St. Charles, when she answered seven question ...
    Feb. 12, 2016 - 6:57 am
  • Geneva police reports

    Note to readers: Information in Police Reports is obtained from local police departments. Individuals listed in Police Reports who have been charged w ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:43 pm