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  • Ready to rock at RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – The band that recently won a contest to create a new theme song for the Chicago Cubs will be among those performing at the City of St. C ...
    April 11, 2014 - 8:12 am
  • City talks future of First Street project

    ST. CHARLES – The future of the First Street Redevelopment project was on the minds of several people Thursday.
    April 10, 2014 - 10:54 pm
  • Ex-library director Teske resigns as library assistant director

    GENEVA  – The Geneva Library Board accepted the resignation of Assistant Library Director Matt Teske after more than 90 minutes in a closed session du ...
    April 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm
  • Petting zoo owner might have to post cash for care of 2 goats

    ST. CHARLES – A hearing is scheduled next week on whether a petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty should have to post $3,555 for 30 days of ca ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:46 pm
  • Kane begins steps toward electric aggregation

    GENEVA – After receiving support from voters last month, Kane County is working to make electric aggregation happen.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • St. Charles library trustee celebrates 45 years on the board

    ST. CHARLES – Throughout all the changes the St. Charles Public Library has experienced in the last several decades, there has been one constant: Norm ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Face Time with Joyce Stran

    Geneva resident Joyce Stran, 84, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bre ...
    April 9, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Family’s tailoring business expands to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A tailoring business with more than 35 years of experience has set up shop in St. Charles.
    April 10, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Batavia plan commissioners approve plans for proposed industrial park

    BATAVIA – Plan commissioners Wednesday voted 4-3 to amend the city's comprehensive plan and zoning map to allow for an industrial park on land along K ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Deputy clerk Ward no longer county employee

    GENEVA – A deputy clerk who was suspended last month for using the county’s email server to send campaign-related materials no longer works for Kane C ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Village president sees a bright future for North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Residents can expect to see smoother roads ahead later this year.“The village has com ...
    April 9, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Drive kicks off to help mothers in shelters

    A program aimed to help homeless and abused mothers is underway in Kane County. The Movers for Moms ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • Harner’s to be closed today for co-owner’s funeral

    NORTH AURORA – Harner’s Bakery and Restaurant will close its locations in North Aurora and Aurora today so family, friends and co-workers can attend f ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Geneva approves $89M budget

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved a city budget of more than $89 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year this week, following a public hearing in which no member ...
    April 9, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Geneva library to increase hours, merit-only pay for employees

    GENEVA – Geneva library patrons likely will have more time to check out books and movies, as officials are poised to extend the time the library stays ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:38 pm
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