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  • Trick-or-treating, games, pumpkins and more coming up at BatFest

    BATAVIA – BatFest will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, in downtown Batavia. Participants are invited to get dressed up as a favor ...
    Oct. 7, 2015 - 9:14 pm
  • Wredling leaves lasting legacy in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – John Wredling wasn’t an ordinary educator. Those who knew the 101-year-old World War ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:46 am
  • Wredling Middle School namesake dies

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 has announced with “deep sadness” that the namesake of one of its middle schools died this weekend.
    Oct. 4, 2015 - 11:11 am
  • K. Hollis Jewelers Wine Bar grand opening set for Friday

    BATAVIA – K. Hollis Jewelers in Batavia is taking its hosting of events to the next level.A grand op ...
    Oct. 5, 2015 - 6:47 am
  • Face Time with Kevin Akins

    St. Charles resident Kevin Akins, 58, was at a garage sale in St. Charles when he answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia property part of state Solar Tour

    BATAVIA – A Batavia couple will open their backyard to visitors today as part of a statewide solar event.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • Roberto Perez, 24, of the 300 block of Wood Creek Drive, Bolingbrook, was charged, Tuesday, Sept. 1, with driving under the influence and speeding.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:16 am
  • Batavia police reports

    • Nicole M. Kozielec, 32, of the 600 block of Third Street, St. Charles, was charged Thursday, Oct. 1, with retail theft of display merchandise valued ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:15 am
  • Otto: Honey that smells bad? Not for long

    It’s a fact of life when living in and around nature. Sooner or later, you’re going to ask, or be asked, “What’s that smell?”
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • D-303 students named National Merit semifinalists

    ST. CHARLES – Eight students in St. Charles School District 303 are National Merit semifinalists, the district announced in a news release Thursday.
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:36 pm
  • Guest View: Goodbye to an old beat and hello to a new one

    Let me start out by saying that all I really wanted to say is, “So long, and thanks for all the fish.” Fans of Douglas Adams’ book series “The Hitchhi ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • St. Charles resumes video gaming debate Monday

    ST. CHARLES – Those wanting the St. Charles City Council to consider their input on video gaming will have an opportunity to publicly address aldermen ...
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 9:39 am
  • Fox Valley Rep closes after 11 years at Pheasant Run Resort

    ST. CHARLES – Unexpected circumstances has forced Fox Valley Repertory to close, the nonprofit theater company announced on its website.
    Oct. 3, 2015 - 12:23 am
  • Campton Hills trustees to discuss proposed addiction treatment center at Glenwood

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills trustees are scheduled to discuss a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center at the former Glenwood School property at ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 11:33 pm
  • Police send woman found with knife near Batavia High School for evaluation

    BATAVIA – A woman reported to be armed with a knife Friday morning in the area of Batavia High School was sent to a local hospital for evaluation, acc ...
    Oct. 2, 2015 - 5:44 pm