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  • Master Gardener Help Desk open in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Residents planning this year’s vegetable garden or for making updates to their home’s landscape can find answers to any questions they m ...
    March 18, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Batavia police seek information on suspected shoplifter

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a man suspected of stealing electronics from a Randal Road reta ...
    March 18, 2015 - 4:43 pm
  • Illinois Lottery tickets worth $1 million, $100,000 sold in West Chicago, South Elgin

    The Illinois Lottery announced there there three $1 million winners and four $100,000 winters in its recent St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle event ...
    March 18, 2015 - 1:27 pm
  • Earth Hour celebration set in Batavia

    BATAVIA – An Earth Hour celebration is set from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, March 28, at the East Side Community Center, 2300 Main St., Batavia. Earth ...
    March 18, 2015 - 1:17 pm
  • Batavia reaches agreements with police officers, sergeants

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council on Monday night approved union agreements with the city’s police officers, police sergeants and street department e ...
    March 17, 2015 - 11:06 pm
  • Irish Sisters store in Geneva to close after 28 years

    GENEVA – Irish Sisters Imports is closing after 28 years, co-owner Mike Smith said. The store is at 312 S. Third St., Geneva.
    March 18, 2015 - 8:23 am
  • Plans to update Batavia’s website moving forward

    BATAVIA – City officials are taking steps to make Batavia’s website more attractive and easier to use.
    March 17, 2015 - 9:25 pm
  • Maple Park farm celebrating 50 years

    MAPLE PARK – The Wiltse family is one that farms together – something it has been doing for 50 years.
    March 17, 2015 - 8:06 pm
  • Elburn fire board candidates bring different agendas

    ELBURN – Thomas Reynolds is the current president of the Elburn and Countryside Fire Protection District. He has served more than 10 years on the boar ...
    March 17, 2015 - 8:05 pm
  • Correction

    On page 2 of the March 17 edition of the Kane County Chronicle, the name of Brendan Cassin was spelled incorrectly.
    March 17, 2015 - 8:02 pm
  • Pair accused of stealing electronics from St. Charles retailer

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin man and a St. Charles woman are in custody on accusations they stole nearly $2,000 in electronics from a retailer on the city’s ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Police make drug-related arrest in St. Charles parking garage

    ST. CHARLES – A 21-year-old St. Charles man faces criminal charges after a police officer caught him with heroin in a downtown parking garage, accordi ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:58 pm
  • Police: Man faces charges after pistol falls from pants in St. Charles bar

    ST. CHARLES – An Elgin man whose pistol fell from his pants when he stood in a St. Charles bar faces charges related to having a concealed firearm, ac ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:54 pm
  • Jim Oberweis, Keith Wheeler to host town hall meeting

    ELBURN – State Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, and state Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, will host a town hall meeting with local residents from 6 to ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:45 pm
  • District 304 hopefuls discuss enrollment, expansion

    GENEVA – Differences and similarities among six hopefuls in the race for Geneva District 304 took center stage this week during a candidate forum host ...
    March 17, 2015 - 7:42 pm