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  • Early voting to start Thursday

    GENEVA – Early voting will begin Thursday as originally planned, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced in press release Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Winter Wonders in Campton Hills offers indoor, outdoor activities

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills is offering a chance for families to beat the winter blahs.The village ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 3:13 pm
  • St. Charles honors longtime downtown barbershop

    ST. CHARLES – A barbershop that Mayor Ray Rogina described as the city’s soul was honored at Monday’s St. Charles City Council meeting with a proclama ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 2:51 pm
  • Wife charged in Geneva man's death, accused of poisoning him

    GENEVA – A Geneva woman is accused of fatally poisoning her husband of 31 years last week, according to a news release from the Kane County State’s At ...
    Feb. 3, 2016 - 6:45 am
  • Braga Organic Farms recalls pistachios because of possible health risk

    The Kane County Health Department is advising community members that Braga Organic Farms is conducting a voluntary recall of pistachios due to potenti ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:01 am
  • Groundhog Day: Woodstock Willie predicts early spring

    WOODSTOCK – Heavy jackets and winter hats will soon be a memory. Woodstock Willie reluctantly lumbe ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 9:04 am
  • Face Time with Amy Moore

    Batavia resident Amy Moore, 49, was at the Batavia Public Library with her son Aaron, 12, when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Testimony: Proposed alcohol and drug treatment center would impact ambulance calls

    ST. CHARLES – If a proposed alcohol and drug treatment center is permitted at a former boys’ school, the ambulance calls to a local fire district woul ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • Catholic Schools Week highlights parochial school system

    Patrick Donahoe attended Catholic schools from kindergarten through high school, and he wanted the same for his four sons.Patrick Donahoe attended Cat ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:40 pm
  • Garden of Life recalls products because of possible health risk

    The Kane County Health Department is advising residents that Garden of Life LLC is voluntarily withdrawing a limited quantity of its Raw Meal Organic ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:58 pm
  • Kane County Cougars planning job fair events

    GENEVA – The Kane County Cougars will hold a job fair for prospective seasonal employees from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, and Sunday, Feb. 21, ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 1:16 pm
  • Garfield Farm Museum's 31st annual Natural Area Management Seminar set

    CAMPTON HILLS – Reservations for Garfield Farm Museum's 31st annual Natural Area Management Seminar are now being taken. The event takes place from 8: ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:32 pm
  • St. Charles Park District Teen Job Fair coming up

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District Teen Job Fair is set from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at the Pottawatomie Community Center, 8 North ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 12:11 pm