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  • Chamber Chat: Tickets on sale for 50/50 Community Raffle

    May marks the return of the 50/50 Community Raffle. This year, the Geneva Chamberof Commerce is partnering with CASA Kane County. One winner will be d ...
    May 10, 2016 - 12:14 pm
  • Letter to the editor: Stop this survey

    To the editor:Does any elected official in Batavia know where Berkeley Finer Foods is located? Batav ...
    May 10, 2016 - 7:57 am
  • Tom’s Cookbook Library: ‘Naked Cookbook’ focuses on healthy eating

    You have heard it before: There’s no quick fix when it comes to diets. London-based Tess Ward, a Le Cordon Bleu-trained chef and food blogger, undersc ...
    May 10, 2016 - 8:39 am
  • Sound Off: 'Dangerous territory,' 'Good window cleaners' and other items

    Dangerous territoryCurrently, in the year 2016, we have many individuals who are required to take se ...
    May 9, 2016 - 9:15 am
  • Tales From The Motherhood: New house rule: If you spot it, deal with it

    Besides the hard and fast cellphones-sleep-overnight-in-mom’s room edict, there aren’t a lot of rules in my house.
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Editor's Notebook: Kane County Chronicle app now available

    The Kane County Chronicle has a new smartphone app, which will make viewing our content from a mobile phone much faster and easier.
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Good Natured: Ospreys exquisitely adapted for capturing prey

    Wow, how lucky are we?Over the past several years, it’s gotten increasingly easier to witness one of ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: All the world's a stage

    A high school newspaper adviser once advocated thumbing through the school phone directory, pointing to a student’s name and seeking out a story. The ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Our View: Ideas roll before camera

    The Tri-Cities area is a far cry from experiencing routine road closings for film crews to operate.Y ...
    May 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Before The Diploma: Words of wisdom

    A few weeks ago I turned 19 years old, and it amazes me that nothing much has changed. I am on the cutoff for my teen-hood and on the brink of enterin ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • River Town Chronicles: Without newspapers, what then?

    I’m about to begin a vigorous 10-minute workout at Geneva’s Sunset Recreation Center when a man about my age (thinning white hair, slight paunch, plus ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • In Focus: Around the campfire

    After so many years photographing hundreds of baseball games, I saw something new the other day.áBet ...
    May 5, 2016 - 6:49 am
  • Signing up for summer camps is now super easy

    As was once famously said –álife is what happens when you’re making other plans – which any diligent parent can attest to as they sit down with the su ...
    May 5, 2016 - 12:29 pm
  • Letter to the editor: The necessary condition

    To the Editor:Having read the Kane County Chronicle for years, it was logical to read the Elburn Her ...
    May 3, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Learning to Grow: Add bearded and Siberian irises to your garden

    We all remember the bearded irises in our grandmothers’ gardens. They always seemed so easy to grow. You could divide them. They grew just about anywh ...
    May 2, 2016 - 1:20 pm