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  • Balloon launch in Geneva sends 'clear message' child abuse exists

    GENEVA – As members of a crowd in front of the Kane County Child Advocacy Center on April 22 waited for their cue to release fistfuls of blue balloons ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:08 am
  • Waubonsee receives financial reporting award, maintains Moody’s rating

    Waubonsee Community College received news this month reaffirming the college’s efforts to responsibly and effectively manage funds while also addressi ...
    April 22, 2016 - 12:07 pm
  • Police respond to bomb threat in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Police responded to the city's east side April 21 for a reported bomb threat at an office, according to St. Charles police.
    April 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Batavia Park District playground equipment finds new homes around the globe

    BATAVIA — Children in Botswana, Africa, and Jamaica are enjoying playground equipment in their communities thanks to a partnership between the Batavia ...
    April 22, 2016 - 10:10 am
  • Fox River Distilling Company in Geneva honored for its vodka, gin

    GENEVA – Fox River Distilling Company, a local craft distillery headquartered in Geneva, has announced that – for a second year in a row – it has earn ...
    April 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Project to temporarily close parking along St. Charles' First Street

    ST. CHARLES – Certain parking spaces near First Street will be temporarily unavailable for about six weeks due to work at the site, according to a St. ...
    April 25, 2016 - 8:09 am
  • St. Charles plans Arbor Day celebration

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles is ready to celebrate Arbor Day.Its annual Arbor Day celebration is set fo ...
    April 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • St. Charles boy finds passion, audience for comics

    ST. CHARLES – An active imagination and some artistry has led an 8-year-old St. Charles boy to a passion that has turned him into the likes of Jim Dav ...
    April 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sylvie closes Geneva shop

    GENEVA – After 10 years in Geneva with a spa and a women's clothing and accessories store, C'est la vie by Sylvie, Sylvie Baumann said she is closing.
    April 24, 2016 - 1:45 pm
  • College of DuPage presidential candidate looks to help college regain public trust

    College of DuPage presidential finalist David Sam knows the controversies that have surrounded COD might have caused some people to lose trust in the ...
    April 22, 2016 - 8:11 am
  • American Cancer Society seeks teams, participants for annual Relay for Life

    The American Cancer Society is recruiting teams from local families, businesses, schools, places of worship and the community as a whole to participat ...
    April 22, 2016 - 8:10 am
  • Geneva woman seeks bond in murder case

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Geneva woman accused of killing her husband should soon know whether bond will be set in her case.
    April 21, 2016 - 3:50 pm
  • St. Charles' high schools rank among the best

    ST. CHARLES – The city's high schools have continued their trend of ranking among the state's and country's best schools, according to a St. Charles S ...
    April 21, 2016 - 3:49 pm
  • Face Time with Ashley Stalter

    Ashley Stalter, 28, was in Geneva with her children Carter and Kinsley when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.  
    April 21, 2016 - 2:35 pm
  • Chronicle Achievement Program awards ceremony: 15 photos

    Students were honored April 19 during the Kane County Chronicle Achievement Program awards at Mill Creek Golf Club in Geneva.
    April 22, 2016 - 8:05 am