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  • Ribbon-cutting held for The Party Kitchen

    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:37 pm
  • Celebration of Lights Festival set in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Sunday’s Celebration of Lights Festival in downtown Batavia will help usher in the holiday season with a community sing-a-long, hayrides and ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • Geneva police warn of phone scam

    GENEVA – The Geneva Police Department is warning residents about bogus phone calls from people purporting to be with the Internal Revenue Service.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:36 pm
  • 'Godspell Jr.' headed to St. Peter School

    GENEVA – "Godspell Jr." will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 and 13 at St. Peter School, 1881 Kaneville Road, Geneva.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:35 pm
  • County OEM volunteers honored for hours logged

    With only three paid employees, the Kane County Office of Emergency Management depends a lot on volunteers.
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Pat Perez ends tenure as Kane County sheriff this weekend

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Sheriff Pat Perez should have listened to his wife.When he bought two storage ...
    NEW: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:33 pm
  • Thanksgiving at The Holmstad: Thankful for friendship, health and love

    BATAVIA – Bob Rowland wore a suit and tie Thursday as he settled into his seat at a table at The Holmstad in Batavia.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 4:04 pm
  • Fire causes $200K damage to Campton Township home, but no injuries

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – An early-morning fire Thursday caused $200,000 in damage to a Campton Township home, but there were no injuries reported.
    UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2014 - 8:31 pm
  • Geneva school board plans open house public forum

    GENEVA – The Geneva School District 304 Board will host an open house public forum from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Williamsburg Elementary School, ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 9:59 am
  • Nelson brothers bringing Christmas show to Arcada Theatre

    In the ’50s and ’60s, Ozzie and Harriet Nelson and their family became television’s first family. Ma ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Taste of the Town: Thanksgiving feast without the fuss

    On Thursday, Pheasant Run Executive Chef Tiffany Tooker will prepare her first Thanksgiving buffet brunch since taking over the helm of the food and b ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 7:52 am
  • Face Time with Shirley LeClere

    Aurora resident Shirley LeClere, 65, was at the Geneva History Museum when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Blue Island man still in jail after escape from Batavia police car

    BATAVIA – A Blue Island man remains in Kane County Jail after he briefly escaped Saturday from Batavia police custody. Bond was set at $20,000.
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:15 pm
  • Mooseheart basketball player fights for eligibility

    Kane County Circuit Judge David Akemann is set to rule soon on whether Rodrigue Ceda Makindu can play for the Mooseheart boys basketball team, or whet ...
    Nov. 26, 2014 - 8:56 pm
  • New sports gastropub set to open early next year in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A sports gastropub soon will take over the space formerly occupied by El Casanova Mexican restaurant at 1890 Mill St. in Batavia.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 7:57 am
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