Local News

  • McConnaughay opposes making income tax hike permanent

    State Sen. Karen McConnaughay is voicing her opposition to a proposal by Gov. Pat Quinn to make permanent an income tax increase that expires at year’ ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • St. Charles North grad dies in Missouri crash‘He was always a good kid’

    Kyle Ryder Slinker was slightly built when he was a freshman at St. Charles North, 5-foot-4 and barely 100 pounds, his family said.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Face Time with Maria Malayter

    Aurora resident Maria Malayter 46, was on her way to Geneva’s 60 Men Who Cook fundraiser in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane Co ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Suburban GOP senators call for Dems to ‘look in the mirror’ over spending, taxes

    Several Republican suburban senators gave some insight into the conversation they will be bringing to Springfield and the 2014 election cycle when the ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Dress, flowers, hair – all part of the prom experience

    Batavia parent Michelle Rush describes her two daughters’ prom nights as a highlight of their high school years. She remembers that they looked beauti ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:13 am
  • Judge issues gag order in Fiebelkorn case

    ST. CHARLES – A petting zoo owner charged with animal cruelty and neglect of 94 sick and starved animals won a partial victory in court Thursday when ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:56 pm
  • Former carnival worker sentenced to 25 years for 2008 murder

    A former St. Charles carnival worker has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for a 2008 murder that occurred after a disagreement turned violent.
    April 17, 2014 - 12:55 pm
  • Face Time with Arlene Ludwig

    Geneva resident Arlene Ludwig was at the Geneva Public Library for a program when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda S ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:21 pm
  • Keeping the lighting low in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – When Mark Christensen first moved to his St. Charles home 30 years ago, he could see the Milky Way – albeit faintly – from his backyar ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • ECC helps students 'Dress for Success'

    ELGIN – Elgin Community College on Wednesday helped students find the right attire for their job interviews.
    April 16, 2014 - 10:07 pm
  • Geneva residents raise concerns about city’s electric costs

    GENEVA – City residents are concerned about the cost of electricity in Geneva, and what the future holds for possible rate increases.
    April 17, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • St. Charles Kiwanis to hold 50th anniversary reunion

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Kiwanis members past and present are invited next month to celebrate five decades of service to the community.
    April 16, 2014 - 9:36 pm
  • District 304 hires new transportation director

    GENEVA – The Geneva District 304 school board this week approved the hiring of Mary Torrance as its new transportation director.
    April 16, 2014 - 8:48 pm
  • Developer withdraws proposal for Batavia’s Thomle building

    BATAVIA – St. Charles-based Corcoran Commercial Real Estate has withdrawn its proposal to acquire the Thomle building to develop restaurant space on t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

    GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told tho ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:29 pm
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