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  • St. Charles celebrating Chamber of Commerce Week

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles Mayor Ray Rogina has proclaimed Sept. 8 through 12, as Chamber of Commerce Week, according to a news release.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:07 am
  • Citizen Watchdog Training to take place Sept. 16 in Elgin

    ELGIN – The Better Government Association will host a Citizen Watchdog Training event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Judson University, ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:00 am
  • Festival of the Vine ends weekend on sunny note

    GENEVA – There are two things that bring Jenni Stark of Geneva back every year to the Festival of the Vine – the wine and Chianti’s garlic crab pasta.
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:49 pm
  • Never too young or old for kite-flying joy

    GENEVA – Kite pro Dave Zavell maneuvered a dual line stunt kite, tugging a string in each hand so that it soared and dipped against a perfect azure sk ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Barn fire claims lives of 2 horses

    PLATO TOWNSHIP – Two horses died Friday in a barn fire on Corron Road in Plato Township, according to a news release from the Kane County Sheriff's Of ...
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 7:46 am
  • Face Time with Mike Jandacek

    Batavia resident Mike Jandacek, 50, was at Cruise Night in St. Charles when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • New barbershop set to open next week in downtown Batavia

    BATAVIA – Self-confessed mom-and-pop barber nerds Natalie and Tyler Anderson will bring their tools, 1920s-era barber chairs and reputations for their ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Police: No charges filed yet in Geneva standoff

    GENEVA – Charges have not yet been authorized against a 66-year-old Geneva man involved in this week’s standoff with city police and the Kane County S ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:50 pm
  • Trial for Geneva man charged with murder set for December

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The trial of a Geneva man charged with his wife’s murder is set to begin in December.
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Elburn Christmas Stroll to get brighter

    ELBURN – The creator of the Larsen Light Show is bringing a taste of his award-winning display to the Elburn Christmas Stroll.
    Sept. 6, 2014 - 7:15 am
  • Storms sweep through western Kane County

    A storm that packed strong winds swept Friday afternoon through the western part of Kane County, causing some damage as trees were knocked down. Some ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:43 pm
  • St. Charles police officers, department honored

    ST. CHARLES – Three St. Charles police officers and their department Tuesday were honored with various awards, two of them for life-saving incidents a ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Wine, food and more at Festival of the Vine

    GENEVA – Frank Changet didn’t have to walk far for lunch Friday afternoon. The Elgin resident decide ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Stenzel Clinical Services location opens in Geneva

    GENEVA – Stenzel Clinical Services, a private therapy practice offering individual, family, group and Christian counseling, will open its third locati ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Town hall meeting set in Geneva

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva is seeking community feedback on its long-range planning goals as officials continue crafting a vision for the future, acc ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:24 pm
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