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  • Art In Your Eye posters available for purchase

    BATAVIA – Art In Your Eye 2015 limited edition posters are available to the general public. Each pos ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:47 pm
  • St. Peter Church makes a difference in Haiti

    GENEVA – In June, Father Martins Emeh, pastor of St. Peter Church in Geneva, and some members of the Hope for Haitians organization traveled to Haiti ...
    July 2, 2015 - 4:46 pm
  • Police say truck passenger approached girl near park in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Police in St. Charles reported an incident in which a man in a truck approached an 8-year-old girl at Harvest Hills Park, which is at He ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Batavia resident pens first novel

    BATAVIA – After being a longtime teacher in Naperville, Batavia resident Julie Oleszek resigned to pen her first novel, “The Fifth Floor,” a fictional ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • St. Charles Police reports

    • Alex Sanchez, 19, of the 1200 block of Dogwood Lane, Carol Stream, was charged Saturday, May 30, with underage drinking.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • St. Charles North graduate helps create interactive game

    The team of seven Bradley University students in a capstone class were given three elements: a monkey, a bear and Type 2 diabetes. Their challenge was ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:15 pm
  • North Aurora banquet facility sues over golf course sale

    NORTH AURORA – A banquet facility in North Aurora, which operates next to the Fox Valley Golf Club, is suing the city of Aurora regarding the sale of ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Nonprofit groups brace for impact of state budget impasse

    The Illinois state budget impasse Wednesday continued with little fanfare in Kane County, but local officials said its impact will worsen the longer i ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Face Time with Lori Tschetter

    Geneva resident Lori Tschetter, 47, was waiting for the Swedish Days Parade to begin in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chro ...
    July 1, 2015 - 10:03 pm
  • Batavia Farmers' Market celebrating 20 years

    BATAVIA – Jim and Teri Pohorsky of Batavia were toting bags full of vegetables they recently bought at the Batavia Farmers’ Market.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • Batavia man charged with home invasion, aggravated battery

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man has been charged with home invasion and aggravated battery charges after a break-in early Wednesday morning in Batavia.
    July 1, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • Discarded ashes start small garage fire in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Batavia firefighters put out a small garage fire Wednesday afternoon at 814 N. Forest Ave., according to a news release. Officials said it w ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • FaceTime with Jennifer Jarland

    Jennifer Jarland, 44, a resident of Chicago, was in her office located in Geneva when she answered 10 questions for Kane County Chronicle intern Anna ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kaneland graduate releases 5th published novel

    Tammy Schmidt, a 1993 graduate of Kaneland High School and a Northern Illinois University graduate, said she hopes people enjoy her fifth published no ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's deputies take part in fundraising event

    Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Deanna Koffenberger delivers a customer's meal Tuesday at Culver's in St. Charles as part of ButterBurgers & Badges, a fu ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm