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  • Nonprofit pitches Settler's Hill cross-country course plan

    GENEVA – The Chicago Area Track & Field Organizing Committee is ready to take on Settler’s Hill.In a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Agencies adjusting during ongoing state budget impasse

    It’s not unusual for Michelle Meyer, executive director of Mutual Ground, to be concerned about the state budget.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Kaneland, Geneva among highest Chicago-area graduation rates

    Two Kane County schools have some of the highest graduation rates in the greater Chicago area, according to the New-York based Hechinger Report and Ch ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:24 pm
  • Sugar Grove roundabout opens

    SUGAR GROVE – Motorists now have a new way to get around the village.A roundabout opened earlier thi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    A federal judge recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by nine utility users and ratepayers from Batavia over the city’s investment in the ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • Elburn Lions Club’s annual festival kicks off Friday

    ELBURN – Community groups, regional entertainers, marching bands and Ronald McDonald will be a few of the 75 entries in the annual parade to kick off ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:20 am
  • Retiring Elburn fire marshal leaves 'big shoes' to fill

    ELBURN – The Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District on Friday celebrated the retirement of Fire Marshal Al Isberg, whose career was entwined ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:56 pm
  • North Aurora to offer emergency response class

    NORTH AURORA – The village of North Aurora is offering a basic emergency response class for residents that will be jointly taught by members of the No ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 7:26 am
  • Presence Health announces new president

    AURORA – Presence Health has announced the selection of Michael Englehart as the new president and CEO of the health system.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Kaneland Connection: Kaneland plans homecoming parade

    ELBURN – Next month, Kaneland High School students will be able to participate in a homecoming parade.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:21 am
  • GNC holds ribbon-cutting

    Batavia Chamber of Commerce and city of Batavia officials assist in a ribbon-cutting at GNC, at 145 S. Randall Road, Batavia.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • Geneva police reports

    • A dozen Dior Palette Couture items valued at $744 were reported stolen Wednesday, July 29, from Sephora, 406 Commons Drive.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:28 pm
  • D-304 will destroy special education records from 2009-10

    GENEVA – Geneva School District 304 will destroy special education records from the 2009-10 school years for students who graduated, transferred or we ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 3:24 pm
  • Elburn Cooperative feed store announces customer appreciation event

    ELBURN – The Elburn Cooperative feed store is announcing its Purina Check-R-Board Days, a customer appreciation event.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 3:22 pm
  • Face Time with Louise Hauge

    Geneva resident Louise Hauge, 78, was volunteering at the Geneva History Museum when she answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:30 am