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  • Kane County Board sets salaries; member questions attendance rates

    GENEVA – A Kane County Board member with a reported attendance rate of 27 percent said at Tuesday’s board meeting he was uncomfortable such informatio ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Batavia school officials answer questions about referendum

    BATAVIA – Residents peppered Batavia School District 101 officials with questions during Tuesday’s public information meeting on the district’s $15 mi ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Open house set for Sugar Grove Township Community Building

    SUGAR GROVE – The public is invited this weekend to see the newly renovated Sugar Grove Township Community Building at 141 Main St. in Sugar Grove.
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 5:56 pm
  • Fiebelkorn attorney seeks plea agreement

    ST. CHARLES – An attorney representing a petting zoo owner accused of misdemeanor cruelty and neglect asked whether the Kane County state's attorney c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • St. Charles man unharmed in Indiana bus rollover crash

    A St. Charles resident and co-founder of Operation Warrior Wishes said he was not injured Tuesday morning after a Megabus double-decker rollover crash ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • Sheriff candidates clash: Kramer, Mayes spar over issues past and present

    The race for Kane County sheriff between Republican Don Kramer and Democrat Willie Mayes is not only a contest between two experienced, educated lawme ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Police say man carrying beer approached St. Charles teen

    ST. CHARLES – A 13-year-old boy walking to school at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was approached by a man carrying a beer, St. Charles police said. The man motio ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • A Time of Knead opens in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Kari Meloun said massage therapy has a host of benefits, such as helping people relax or helping them recover from an injury.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • Police say St. Charles teen approached by man carrying beer

    ST. CHARLES – A 13-year-old boy walking to school 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was approached by a man carrying a beer, St. Charles police said. The man motioned ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • County ethics ordinance under fire at board meeting

    GENEVA – The woman who filed an ethics complaint against Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and a county contract employee criticized how such co ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Egghead Halloween Costume Contest at Batavia library

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Public Library has planned an Egghead Halloween Costume Contest. Egghead is the bronze sculpture that sits upon a wall outside o ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Face Time with Sarah Marcheschi

    Geneva resident Sarah Marcheschi, 36, was at her garage sale in Geneva with her dog, George, when she answered 13 questions for the Kane County Chroni ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva’s audit gets high marks for detail, transparency

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the committee of the whole Monday unanimously approved the comprehensive annual financial report for the year ending April ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Hultgren, Anderson divided on issues in 14th Congressional District race

    A Republican congressman said he is running for re-election to continue the work he’s started in Washington, D.C. His Democratic challenger seeks to c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Ground broken for new industrial building in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Work is underway for a 429,000-square-foot industrial building on the village’s east side.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:22 pm
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