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  • Girls encouraged to be super at Sugar Grove event

    SUGAR GROVE – Pink balloons outside the Sugar Grove Community Center on Sunday marked the location of the Empowering Girls to Be Super event, but the ...
    April 7, 2014 - 10:15 pm
  • Firefighters respond to brush fire in Elburn

    ELBURN – Firefighters responded to Tech-Weld, 801 E. North St., Elburn, at about noon Sunday for a report of a brush fire, according to scanner report ...
    April 6, 2014 - 5:35 pm
  • Skilling at Fermilab: Supercomputer aids scientists tracking supertornadoes, severe weather

    BATAVIA – When a supertornado tears through a town and demolishes every building in sight, the funnel cloud and its trail of destruction is clear to t ...
    April 7, 2014 - 9:20 am
  • Face Time with Doreen Scott

    Sugar Grove resident Doreen Scott, 78, was at the monthly meeting of the Elburn Seniors when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:52 pm
  • Training needs: New firearms range planned for Kane County Sheriff's Office

    Kane County Sheriff Pat Perez – who leads a department with more than 200 personnel needing firearms training – said it didn’t matter to him if a new ...
    April 9, 2014 - 12:34 pm
  • Teen critically injured in Campton Hills crash

    CAMPTON HILLS – One person remained in critical condition Friday afternoon following a two-car crash on the eastern edge of Campton Hills, authorities ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • St. Peter teacher recognized for technology education

    GENEVA – The technology coordinator for St. Peter Catholic School in Geneva, Marcia Feltes, was one of 11 teachers selected from across the nation as ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:34 pm
  • Stirring up culinary creations at 60 Men Who Cook

    ST. CHARLES – John Hanson of St. Charles said he has been making a popular and tasty appetizer for his family for years – shrimp with a jalapeño peppe ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:32 pm
  • Skilling to host popular weather seminar at Fermilab

    BATAVIA – Tornadoes that hit Illinois in November, leading to the death of seven people and destroying thousands of homes and buildings, demonstrated ...
    April 5, 2014 - 10:22 pm
  • New restaurant in St. Charles makes it official with ribbon-cutting

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce officials join Pomodoro E Mozzarella Pizzeria E Grill owners in cutting the ribbon to the business, which is located a ...
    April 4, 2014 - 10:10 pm
  • Petting zoo owner does not post $30K by deadline

    ST. CHARLES – Petting zoo owner Stacy Fiebelkorn of Elgin missed a 4:30 p.m. deadline without putting up $30,000 as required for the care of her imp ...
    April 8, 2014 - 1:52 pm
  • Former Batavia man pleads guilty for role in heroin death

    A former Batavia man has pleaded guilty to his role in the heroin overdose death of a friend that occurred last year in South Elgin.
    April 5, 2014 - 8:21 am
  • Teen critically injured in Campton Hills crash

    CAMPTON HILLS – One person remained in critical condition Friday afternoon following a two-car crash on the eastern edge of Campton Hills, authorities ...
    April 4, 2014 - 5:18 pm
  • Bald eagles back from near extinction

    Longtime birders and eagle enthusiasts Margaret and Steven Myers of Blackberry Township go to great lengths to see a bald eagle. 
    April 4, 2014 - 8:54 am
  • A new home: Owl reunited with its family

    A young great horned owl has been reunited with its family this week at Settler’s Hill Golf Course, thanks to efforts from volunteers and officials wi ...
    April 4, 2014 - 8:02 am
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