Local News

  • 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
  • Show time: Arts fest headed to Kaneland

    MAPLE PARK – Dylan Good was involved in music programs as a student at Kaneland High School. Now he’s looking forward to the opportunity to come back ...
    April 9, 2014 - 7:49 am
  • Slice of Life: Wine steward's expertise aids Herrington Inn diners

    GENEVA – When diners at the Herrington Inn and Spa in Geneva have a question about what wine to order, they talk to Mark Czubak, a sommelier.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:04 am
  • Elburn ministry’s resale shop Beautiful U opens

    Bill and Liz Hough perform the celebratory ribbon-cutting Saturday at the grand opening of Beautiful U resale shop at 112 N. Main St., Elburn. The Hou ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:01 am
  • Elburn, Sugar Grove among safest cities in Illinois

    Two communities in western Kane County are among the top 50 safest places to live in Illinois, according to a report released late last month.
    April 9, 2014 - 3:16 pm
  • West Aurora School Board fills open seat

    The West Aurora School Board on Monday appointed longtime community volunteer Ira Lathan to fill a seat left vacant by a recent resignation. He will s ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • West Aurora School District fills assistant superintendent posts

    AURORA – The West Aurora School Board on Monday approved the appointments of two new assistant superintendents.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Elburn board OKs a tentative budget

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board approved a tentative budget Monday night, but the vote was not unanimous.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:00 am
  • Teaching dock to be dedicated to late Geneva alderman Dantino

    GENEVA – Before the late Geneva alderman Ralph Dantino served the city’s 5th Ward, he was a founding member of the Geneva Park District Foundation.
    April 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Waubonsee to host Spring Job Fair this Friday in SG

    SUGAR GROVE – Job seekers are invited to Waubonsee Community College’s Spring Job and Internship Fair on Friday.
    April 8, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Students to help out Saturday in 1st Waubonsee Day of Service

    SUGAR GROVE – More than 100 Waubonsee Community College students will go out to local communities and volunteer Saturday for projects in the Kaneland ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Batavia to apply for county grant for signage study

    BATAVIA – City officials are seeking a $40,000 Kane County riverboat grant to help pay for a study on improving signage throughout the Batavia communi ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • St. Charles family displaced after house fire

    ST. CHARLES – Members of a St. Charles family are staying with relatives after a Monday night fire damaged their home, St. Charles Fire Chief Joel Sch ...
    April 8, 2014 - 11:58 pm
  • Geneva-based Horn Steel celebrating 118 years

    GENEVA – A look around the area – particularly in Geneva – will reveal many different works of wrought iron and steel.
    April 9, 2014 - 12:07 am