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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

Local News

  • Sen. Durbin meets with officials, students at ECC; talks about immigration

    ELGIN – Since the Mayflower landed, immigrants have been a subject of debate in the U.S., and now – under President Donald Trump’s immigration policy ...
    March 10, 2017 - 5:13 pm
  • Weekend 5: 5 photos

    Our Weekend 5 points the way to fun with the family show Artrageous blending live music and visual fireworks, Maple Sugaring Days, Canadian singing st ...
    March 10, 2017 - 1:40 pm
  • Three candidates vie for village president post in Elburn

    ELBURN – All three candidates for Elburn village president strongly agree on one thing: Communication within the village could be much better.
    March 10, 2017 - 3:57 pm
  • Festivities to launch campaign to expand Batavia Depot Museum

    BATAVIA – Fans of the Batavia Depot Museum hope history repeats itself as the Batavia Historical Society begins a capital campaign to raise $2 million ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:56 pm
  • Four Elburn residents running for 3 trustee spots

    ELBURN – This year’s consolidated election April 4 will be a busy one for Elburn.The terms of Elburn ...
    March 9, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Meatball dinner in Batavia to support Swedish American Children’s Choir

    BATAVIA – To celebrate National Meatball Day Swedish style, a benefit dinner for the Swedish American Children's Choir is planned from 4:30 to 7 p.m. ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:50 pm
  • Batavia police reports

    • Wieslawa E. Blando, 53, of the 1300 block of Giese Road, Batavia, was arrested Feb. 22 on a Batavia Police Department warrant for failure to appear ...
    March 8, 2017 - 7:48 pm
  • Extreme wind brings down light poles at dealership in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Two light poles toppled over in extreme wind gusts March 8, causing approximately $15,000 in damage to two new vehicles at Fox Valley Bu ...
    March 8, 2017 - 4:08 pm
  • St Charles man charged in home invasion

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles man was charged with home invasion, a class X felony, unlawful restraint and unlawful possession of a stolen vehicle, both ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:43 pm
  • Voters mull $21.8M for new Geneva library

    GENEVA – Voters in the Geneva Public Library District will decide April 4 whether they will support a $21.8 million referendum to build a new library ...
    March 8, 2017 - 3:42 pm
  • Think green: 5 Northern Illinois Conservatories and Greenhouses you must visit

    Need a reminder that spring is coming? Check out these five greenhouses and conservatories in Chicago, Elmhurst, Joliet, Oak Park, and Palos Heights.
    March 8, 2017 - 10:46 am
  • WCC student works toward a career with national parks

    As a child, Geneva High School graduate Alex Browere would camp with his mom and siblings at Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore on North Manitou I ...
    March 9, 2017 - 12:47 pm
  • Kane County announces 2016 final multiplier

    SPRINGFIELD – Kane County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Illinois Department of Revenue Direc ...
    March 10, 2017 - 3:55 pm
  • Face Time with Bill Brauer

    North Aurora resident Bill Brauer, 51, was at an Elburn Chamber of Commerce monthly meeting at the Community Congregational Church when he answered qu ...
    March 8, 2017 - 9:07 am
  • Batavia to draw climate experts to Green Night at the Movies expo

    BATAVIA – The ninth annual A Green Night Out at the Movies will feature a free documentary, “The Wisdom to Survive,” presented by the Batavia Environm ...
    March 8, 2017 - 1:20 pm