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  • Sheriff candidates clash: Kramer, Mayes spar over issues past and present

    The race for Kane County sheriff between Republican Don Kramer and Democrat Willie Mayes is not only a contest between two experienced, educated lawme ...
    Oct. 15, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Police say man carrying beer approached St. Charles teen

    ST. CHARLES – A 13-year-old boy walking to school at 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was approached by a man carrying a beer, St. Charles police said. The man motio ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:32 pm
  • A Time of Knead opens in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Kari Meloun said massage therapy has a host of benefits, such as helping people relax or helping them recover from an injury.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 6:29 pm
  • Police say St. Charles teen approached by man carrying beer

    ST. CHARLES – A 13-year-old boy walking to school 7:15 a.m. Tuesday was approached by a man carrying a beer, St. Charles police said. The man motioned ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 3:48 pm
  • County ethics ordinance under fire at board meeting

    GENEVA – The woman who filed an ethics complaint against Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen and a county contract employee criticized how such co ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:11 pm
  • Egghead Halloween Costume Contest at Batavia library

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Public Library has planned an Egghead Halloween Costume Contest. Egghead is the bronze sculpture that sits upon a wall outside o ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:50 am
  • Face Time with Sarah Marcheschi

    Geneva resident Sarah Marcheschi, 36, was at her garage sale in Geneva with her dog, George, when she answered 13 questions for the Kane County Chroni ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva’s audit gets high marks for detail, transparency

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the committee of the whole Monday unanimously approved the comprehensive annual financial report for the year ending April ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:35 pm
  • Hultgren, Anderson divided on issues in 14th Congressional District race

    A Republican congressman said he is running for re-election to continue the work he’s started in Washington, D.C. His Democratic challenger seeks to c ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 10:32 am
  • Ground broken for new industrial building in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Work is underway for a 429,000-square-foot industrial building on the village’s east side.
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 7:22 pm
  • Abandoned quarter horses in Hampshire finding new homes

    HAMPSHIRE – When Laure Hempe of Lake Zurich read the news of 75 abandoned horses in need of adoption, she knew she had to do something.
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 7:47 am
  • Geneva teen’s organization aims to ‘break the stigma of mental illness’

    GENEVA – Smiling teenagers crowded Flair on Third on Saturday afternoon in downtown Geneva, preparing makeup, hair and anything else that needed to be ...
    Oct. 14, 2014 - 7:53 am
  • St. Charles woman pleads guilty to DUI, letting son drive car

    A St. Charles woman accused last year of letting her 8-year-old son drive her vehicle has pleaded guilty to multiple charges stemming from that incide ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 8:03 pm
  • Zombie apocalypse event headed to Geneva

    GENEVA – A zombie apocalypse event is set for Saturday, Oct. 25, at Wheeler Park along Route 31 in Geneva. A less intense, family-friendly zombie obst ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 4:02 pm
  • Song debuted, yearlong campaign announced at Scarecrow Fest's closing ceremonies

    ST. CHARLES – Scarecrow Fest might be over, but the Year of the Scarecrow is only just beginning. Su ...
    Oct. 13, 2014 - 9:04 pm
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