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  • LaFox Road construction set to start next week

    Roadway construction on LaFox Road, from Campton Hills Road to North Grand Monde Road, will start on Monday, April 21, and is expected to last approxi ...
    April 14, 2014 - 12:06 pm
  • Student artwork on display at Kaneland Fine Arts Festival

    MAPLE PARK – Kaneland High School sophomore Andriy McFarlin loves the creativity of working with clay.
    April 15, 2014 - 6:48 pm
  • Church's Easter egg hunt starts in midair

    Strong winds and dark clouds on Saturday did not stop the first Helicopter Egg Drop at Faith Baptist Mill Creek church.
    April 14, 2014 - 10:14 pm
  • Face Time with Logan Johnson

    DeKalb resident Logan Johnson, 24, was walking his girlfriend’s dog, Sadie, in Geneva when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Br ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:49 pm
  • ‘A lot of people to thank’: K. Hollis celebrating

    BATAVIA – It’s hard for K. Hollis Jewelers owner Rob Hollis to forget the anniversary of the opening of the store, which he owns with his wife, Karen ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:38 pm
  • Attorney: ‘Big step forward’ on McIlvaine case

    GENEVA – The city of St. Charles has reached an agreement with Clifford McIlvaine on what needs to be completed or removed on his property as part of ...
    April 12, 2014 - 6:34 am
  • Fundraiser set for Geneva girl

    Kayla Juan, a 5-year-old girl from Geneva, is working to regain her strength in Chicago as Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez and his wife, Terrie, are lea ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Schmidt issues public apology in ‘11 fatal crash

    SYCAMORE – A week after she was acquitted of reckless homicide, Patricia Schmidt apologized to the families of the 21-year-olds killed in the February ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • Coldwater Creek files for bankruptcy; stores to close

    GENEVA – Coldwater Creek, a women’s clothing retailer, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Friday and announced it would close all of its stores by this s ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Tailor, Needle & Thread cuts ribbon at St. Charles location

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and City of St. Charles officials gather to cut the ribbon for Tailor, Needle & Thread at 2000 W Main St., in St. Char ...
    April 11, 2014 - 11:41 pm
  • Crowds savor food delights at 60 Men Who Cook

    ST. CHARLES – With two pans frying cashew encrusted tilapia at once, Michael Olesen had some serious sizzle going on.
    April 12, 2014 - 6:32 am
  • Sculpture in the Park headed to Mt. St. Mary Park

    ST. CHARLES – The landscape of Mt. St. Mary Park in St. Charles will present – for the ninth consecutive year – a sculpture exhibition. The Sculpture ...
    April 11, 2014 - 3:57 pm
  • Groundbreaking set for sheriff's shooting range

    GENEVA – The Kane County Sheriff's Office will celebrate the groundbreaking of its new qualifying range next month.
    April 11, 2014 - 2:50 pm
  • Egg hunt opportunities plentiful throughout Kane County

    Those who participate Saturday in an Easter egg hunt at Faith Baptist Mill Creek church, near Geneva, first will look to the skies.
    April 11, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Face Time with Mary Curts

    St. Charles resident Mary Curts, 59, was working at her shop, The Prettiest Star in the Berry House on Third Street in Geneva, when she answered 10 qu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 10:08 pm
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