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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Local News

  • City awards funding for annual festival

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on March 20 approved a funding request of $27,000 from the Pride of the Fox organization for its Festival o ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:09 am
  • Gift of Adoption organization has local connections

    Adoption wasn’t on the radar for Debbie and Jim Jewell of Batavia. They already have two children in their 20s and another two who are ages 7 and 9.
    March 22, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Chico's Tacos restaurant reopens as Mi Pueblito

    ELBURN – Elburn resident Alex Lopez hopes to bring new life to the former Chico’s Tacos restaurant that was owned and operated by his father, Felipe L ...
    March 22, 2017 - 1:35 pm
  • 'Guys and Dolls' to be staged at West Aurora High School

    AURORA – West Aurora High School Drama Troupe 2013 will present its spring musical, "Guys and Dolls," at 7 p.m. April 27, 28 and 29 in the West Aurora ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:12 am
  • Demolition of Larson-Becker buildings nears as council OKs parking lot contract

    BATAVIA – Demolition of the Larson-Becker buildings on North River Street will get underway as early as March 27, and will be followed by the creation ...
    March 22, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Geneva veteran brings military precision to Batavia painting company

    BATAVIA – A new Batavia business lets you leave for work in the morning and come back to a freshly painted home. That’s the selling point for Wow 1 Da ...
    March 21, 2017 - 2:53 pm
  • Taste of the Town: Ambrogi’s Pizza flying toward anniversary in Elburn

    ELBURN – Pizza lovers have a fellow devotee in Denny Pitts, who this spring will celebrate the first anniversary of Ambrogi’s Pizza in Elburn, a resta ...
    March 21, 2017 - 2:00 pm
  • Maple Park resident struck, killed by train

    At approximately 1:40 a.m. March 21, Kane County Sheriff’s Office deputies were dispatched to a train vs. pedestrian accident near Maple Park.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:38 pm
  • Advocates push back on proposed cuts to EPA

    CAMPTON HILLS – About 100 people gathered outside the Campton Hills district office of U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, on March 16 to ask the congr ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Say hello to Milo – New robot in D-303 helping autistic students

    ST. CHARLES – There’s a new robot in town who’s capturing the attention of students whose attention sometimes can’t be captured.
    March 21, 2017 - 8:03 am
  • St. Charles Jank ambassador prepares to pass torch

    The first recipient of the Guitar of St. Charles Jank Award, George Ressinger, is warming up for his final act as the community’s Jank ambassador: pas ...
    March 21, 2017 - 12:37 pm
  • Kaneville Public Library gets new logo

    KANEVILLE – The new logo at the Kaneville Public Library began as a vision. It quickly became a collaborative, community effort.
    March 21, 2017 - 12:39 pm
  • Mugs in the News: March 2017 in the Kane County area

    The charges against the individuals listed are not a proof of guilt. A defendant is presumed innocent and is entitled to a fair trial in which it is t ...
    March 20, 2017 - 3:53 pm
  • Best of the Fox: Voting is now open through April 16

    Come vote for the Best of the Fox from now through April 16. ...
    March 28, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • St. Charles father in murder-suicide had previously talked about killing twin girls

    ST. CHARLES – Randall Coffland had talked to his wife about killing his daughters in the past, and about killing himself the same day he took his own ...
    March 24, 2017 - 9:22 am