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  • Activists to urge Roskam's effort to address climate change

    WEST CHICAGO — Local organizers expect hundreds of people to join them in protest and demanding action on climate change from U.S. Rep Peter Roskam, R ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 2:05 pm
  • Face Time with Dana Vollmer

    DeKalb resident Dana Vollmer, 22, was at Arcedium Coffee House in St. Charles when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schor ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • FAWN Gifts expands retail space in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The array of goods created by local makers has been expanded at FAWN Gifts, which opened last year in Batavia’s incubator space, a historic ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:43 am
  • New Horizons Preschool in Batavia to open doors to prospective parents

    BATAVIA – New Horizons Preschool, offered through the Batavia Park District, invites prospective parents to meet teachers, explore classrooms and lear ...
    Jan. 22, 2017 - 8:17 am
  • Batavia Chamber names Ole Award, Spirit winners in advance of Inspire 2017

    BATAVIA – Seven Batavia businesses will be honored as 2016 Ole Award winners at the Batavia Chamber of Commerce's Inspire 2017 event Jan. 27. And as a ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 9:34 am
  • Geneva's hand-crafted ginger brew grows in popularity

    GENEVA – Ginger beer is nonalcoholic and tastes more like soda, but has a unique flavor that is starting to draw attention, said Edward Meliunas, co-o ...
    Jan. 21, 2017 - 9:30 am
  • Geneva library officials to host forums on referendum

    GENEVA – Now that voters in the Geneva Public Library District will be asked April 4 to approve $21.8 million in bonds to pay for a new library at 210 ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 4:30 pm
  • Weekend 5: 'Defending the Caveman,' wrestling in St. Charles, Queen tribute among top picks

    'DEFENDING THE CAVEMAN' WHERE: Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd., Aurora WHEN: 8 p.m. Jan. 20 ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 12:35 pm
  • St. Charles man charged with felony battery in knife attack

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man was charged with felony aggravated battery with a deadly weapon stemming from an incident in which he allegedly stated ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 11:30 am
  • Massage therapist charged in St. Charles prostitution sting

    ST. CHARLES – An employee of Shangri La Spa & Sauna, 2015 Dean St., #7A, St. Charles, was charged with misdemeanor prostitution, police reports releas ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 7:30 am
  • Olympic medalist a top client for app company where St. Charles East grad is president

    ST. CHARLES – Following an impressive competition finish with his first startup company, St. Charles East High School grad Thomas Ma has moved on to h ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 10:40 am
  • Kane Forest Preserve District gets $750K state grant to buy open space

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Forest Preserve District was awarded $750,000 in a matching grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resour ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • Woman charged with felony DUI, battery on St. Charles cop

    ST. CHARLES – An Aurora woman was charged with felony aggravated battery on a police officer while resisting arrest and felony aggravated driving unde ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Graffiti in Geneva spurs request for resident vigilance

    GENEVA – Geneva police are asking residents to be vigilant in monitoring their neighborhoods for suspicious or unusual activity after several reports ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 6:36 pm
  • Fox River & Countryside firefighter accused in fatal DUI crash free on bond

    SYCAMORE – A firefighter and paramedic accused of drunken driving in connection with a four-vehicle crash that killed a DeKalb High School student was ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 5:55 pm