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2017 Kane County Chronicle Best of the Fox

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  • St. Charles police identify shooting victims

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell identified the three deceased victims of a March 10 shooting at 450 S. First St., St. Charles as Randall ...
    March 11, 2017 - 3:36 pm
  • St. Charles shooting: 9 photos

    In what St. Charles police described as a domestic situation, three people are shot dead and one survivor was taken to Northwestern Medicine Delnor Ho ...
    March 11, 2017 - 7:30 pm
  • Sierra Club to present Kane County speaker on open space referendum

    BATAVIA – Ahead of the April 4 election, a question-and-answer session on the Kane County Forest Preserve District's $50 million open space referendum ...
    March 11, 2017 - 9:13 am
  • 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