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  • Deadline has passed for Batavia industrial park plans

    BATAVIA – If The Missner Group wants to build a proposed industrial park on the city’s east side, it will have to resubmit plans.
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:10 am
  • Ghost Hunting 101 headed to Sugar Grove library

    SUGAR GROVE – While an old Scottish prayer addresses being delivered from “ghouls and ghosts ... and things that go bump in the night,” the Sugar Grov ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Elburn, Fox River fire districts debate over debt issue

    In less than two weeks, select voters in the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District must choose to remain with a fire agency with no debt or ...
    Oct. 22, 2014 - 8:07 am
  • ‘Shop Elburn First’ logo winner announced

    ELBURN – The winner of the “Shop Elburn First” campaign logo contest is a Geneva-based graphic designer.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:33 pm
  • Road dispute leads to knife threat in St. Charles Township

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An apparent roadway dispute in St. Charles Township escalated into a road rage incident in which one driver threatened the othe ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • St. Charles Township man attacked in driveway

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Despite attempts to call 911, a St. Charles Township man last week suffered injuries from a beating that left him bleeding in h ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:08 pm
  • LaFox Road railroad crossing to be closed Wednesday

    On Wednesday, Oct. 22, LaFox Road will be closed to traffic at the Union Pacific Railroad crossing from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 6:51 pm
  • St. Charles Chamber of Commerce seeks award nominations

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the following awards: Charlemagne, Civic Image, Community Development, an ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 6:05 pm
  • Elburn fire district opens station in Lily Lake

    LILY LAKE – After eight to 10 years of searching for a property in the Lily Lake area for a fire station, an opportunity finally presented itself to t ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 4:39 pm
  • Hastert leaving Elburn Village Board

    ELBURN – Ethan Hastert's time on the Elburn Village Board will come to an end a few months early. Hastert announced that Monday night's meeting would ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 11:28 pm
  • Face Time with Bill Hestrup

    St. Charles resident Bill Hestrup was shopping at the Wasco Nursery in Campton Hills when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Bre ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia residents renew call for investigation into electric project

    BATAVIA – Residents at Monday’s Batavia City Council meeting repeated their call for the city to ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to investigate Prai ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:06 pm
  • Geneva OKs resolution on Prairie State lawsuit

    GENEVA – Aldermen unanimously approved a resolution for a common interest agreement between Geneva, Batavia, Rochelle and the Northern Illinois Power ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • Longtime St. Charles alderman Martin won’t seek re-election in April

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man who has served on the City Council since 1979 announced on Monday he won’t seek re-election in the April 7 consolidate ...
    Oct. 21, 2014 - 8:06 am
  • No injuries in fire at tool coating business

    ST. CHARLES – No one was injured in an early morning fire Saturday at a business that sustained $50,000 in damage, St. Charles fire officials said.
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:05 pm
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