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  • North Aurora police to conduct safety checks

    NORTH AURORA – The North Aurora Police Department will conduct roadside safety checks at various locations within the village of North Aurora beginnin ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:33 pm
  • Geneva ranked 3rd-safest town in Illinois

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva was ranked third among the top 10 safest communities in Illinois, according to a real estate brokerage company’s rating sy ...
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:13 am
  • St. Charles motorcycle ride to aid Loop Rock Girl recover from Lyme disease

    ST. CHARLES – Fox River Harley-Davidson, at 131 S. Randall Road, St. Charles, will host a charity ride on Sept. 7 for an employee’s cousin who is suff ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Trial set for woman charged in Batavia murder

    A jury trial is set to begin on Jan. 12 for a woman charged in a stabbing death at the Batavia Apartments complex.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Messenger library’s youth services department to receive upgrade

    NORTH AURORA – Work will soon begin on a renovation of Messenger Public Library’s youth services department.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • Government agencies explain purchases of giveaway items

    Visitors to the Kane County Coroner’s Office might see something they likely wouldn’t expect – plastic red eggs filled with Silly Putty.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • Batavia man sentenced to six years for identity theft

    BATAVIA – A Batavia man has been sentenced to six years in prison after pleading guilty to aggravated identity theft.
    Aug. 23, 2014 - 8:09 am
  • Learning to Grow: Time to invest in next year’s lawn

    With the long summer days waning, fresh tomatoes coming out of the garden (finally!) and the flowers looking exhausted from the summer weather, the bi ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:14 pm
  • Tales From The Motherhood: A closer look at T-shirt message

    "Break'n Ankles Shatter'n Dreams?" Really, Nike? I was school shopping with my kids last Sunday when ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:07 pm
  • KC and the Sunshine Band concert to help raise funds for CASA Kane County

    ST. CHARLES – KC and the Sunshine Band will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 29, at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 2:27 pm
  • BATV to air Prairie State meeting

    The community meeting regarding Batavia's contract with Prairie State Energy held Thursday, Aug. 21 will be airing at 2 a.m., 8 a.m., 2 p.m. and 8 p.m ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 1:19 pm
  • Arkush: Chicago Football no longer to use offensive 'Redskins'

    There are no other sports and very few businesses in America that are as successful as the National Football League.
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 10:41 am
  • Face Time with Maggie Hammer

    St. Charles resident Maggie Hammer was having a garage sale at her house when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schor ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • A 2013 Volkswagon Jetta was reported vandalized Wednesday, Aug. 20, while it was parked in the lot at Johnson Controls, 300 S. Glengarry Road. Accor ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:48 pm
  • Teachers, students at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School participate in the Ice Bucket Challenge

    Teachers and students at Kaneland John Stewart Elementary School in Elburn participate in the ALS Association's Ice Bucket Challenge to raise money fo ...
    Aug. 21, 2014 - 10:33 pm
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