Local News

  • Kane begins steps toward electric aggregation

    GENEVA – After receiving support from voters last month, Kane County is working to make electric aggregation happen.
    April 10, 2014 - 8:45 pm
  • St. Charles library trustee celebrates 45 years on the board

    ST. CHARLES – Throughout all the changes the St. Charles Public Library has experienced in the last several decades, there has been one constant: Norm ...
    April 9, 2014 - 10:04 pm
  • Face Time with Joyce Stran

    Geneva resident Joyce Stran, 84, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Bre ...
    April 9, 2014 - 6:56 pm
  • Family’s tailoring business expands to St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A tailoring business with more than 35 years of experience has set up shop in St. Charles.
    April 10, 2014 - 7:41 am
  • Batavia plan commissioners approve plans for proposed industrial park

    BATAVIA – Plan commissioners Wednesday voted 4-3 to amend the city's comprehensive plan and zoning map to allow for an industrial park on land along K ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:35 am
  • Deputy clerk Ward no longer county employee

    GENEVA – A deputy clerk who was suspended last month for using the county’s email server to send campaign-related materials no longer works for Kane C ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Village president sees a bright future for North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Residents can expect to see smoother roads ahead later this year.“The village has com ...
    April 9, 2014 - 9:22 pm
  • Drive kicks off to help mothers in shelters

    A program aimed to help homeless and abused mothers is underway in Kane County. The Movers for Moms ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:17 am
  • Harner’s to be closed today for co-owner’s funeral

    NORTH AURORA – Harner’s Bakery and Restaurant will close its locations in North Aurora and Aurora today so family, friends and co-workers can attend f ...
    April 10, 2014 - 7:38 am
  • Geneva approves $89M budget

    GENEVA – Aldermen approved a city budget of more than $89 million for the 2014-15 fiscal year this week, following a public hearing in which no member ...
    April 9, 2014 - 8:28 pm
  • Geneva library to increase hours, merit-only pay for employees

    GENEVA – Geneva library patrons likely will have more time to check out books and movies, as officials are poised to extend the time the library stays ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:38 pm
  • Property tax bills to be mailed out

    Kane County property tax bills will be mailed out by April 25, according to a news release sent by Kane County Treasurer David Rickert.
    April 9, 2014 - 7:36 pm
  • Settler's Hill project approaches second milestone

    GENEVA – Kane County is on the verge of checking off a second major milestone regarding the future recreational use of Settler's Hill.
    April 9, 2014 - 6:41 pm
  • Revised: Third Street train crossing to be closed, starting Saturday

    GENEVA – The Third Street railroad crossing in downtown Geneva will be closed from 6 a.m. Saturday, April 12, to 3 p.m. Monday, April 14, so Union Pac ...
    April 10, 2014 - 3:56 pm
  • Face Time with Blanche Clegg

    Elburn resident Blanche Clegg, 86, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s ...
    April 8, 2014 - 8:39 pm