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  • Gotta Do It Nov. 29 through Dec. 6

    Nov. 29• Forest Preserve District of Will County Volunteer Workday – 8 a.m. to noon, Kankakee Sands ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:34 pm
  • MADD announces 2015 Legislators of the Year

    MORRIS – State Rep. John Anthony, R-Joliet – along with Rep. Barbara Wheeler, R-Crystal Lake and Ron Sandack, R-Downer’s Grove – were recognized in No ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Giving Tuesday: Find a cause you care about in Will, Grundy counties

    JOLIET – Here’s a pop quiz.Which fresh-faced event falls after the string of widely popular retail s ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 11:32 pm
  • Nazareth's second state football title displays offensive versatility

    DeKALB – Ivory Kelly-Martin had a small supporting role when Nazareth beat Lemont last year to win the first football state championship in school his ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 9:45 pm
  • Glenbard West breaks through for Class 7A state football title: 19 photos

    All hail the Hilltoppers! Glenbard West is the Class 7A state football champion after defeating Libertyville, 34-28, in the title game.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 9:11 pm
  • Wilmington police say man bit, spit and masturbated during arrest after domestic incident

    WILMINGTON – A Wilmington man took his clothes off at the local police station, masturbated while making threats and continued a series of aggressive ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:03 pm
  • Montini beats Crete-Monee in the IHSA class 6A football state championship: 13 photos

    Montini defeated Crete-Monee to claim the IHSA class 6A football state championship Saturday at Northern Illinois University in Dekalb.
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 8:31 pm
  • Nazareth captures Class 5A state football championship: 23 photos

    The Nazareth Roadrunners have accomplished one of the most difficult feats in sports: defending a championship. Nazareth defeated Lincoln-Way West, 42 ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 2:38 pm
  • Face Time with Linda Palmer

    Sugar Grove resident Linda Palmer, 65, was at Beech Tree Studio in Geneva when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory ...
    Nov. 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Geneva police reports

    • A laptop valued at $1,000 was reported stolen Sunday, Nov. 15, from a car parked in the 1500 block of Sherman Avenue, Geneva. 
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Four purses reported stolen during vehicle burglaries in Geneva

    GENEVA – Four purses were reported stolen in a series of car burglaries at Geneva Park District facilities, all Nov. 15, according to police reports.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Traffic advisories in place in St. Charles for Electric Christmas Parade

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is encouraging motorists to use alternate routes to get through town Saturday evening, as the Electric ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 11:39 pm
  • Good Natured: Ready for adventure? Join the Kane County Certified Naturalists

    When was the last time you observed the keeled scales on a water snake’s back? Or watched as a dozen hatchling turtles emerged from their subterranean ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: 'If you look for the helpers, you’ll know that there’s hope'

    The motherhood is sad, this week. Not just in my house, because my 17-year-old was mad at me for a few minutes, but everywhere. Because 17-year-olds w ...
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • St. Charles boy, North Aurora men among Brookfield Zoo photo contest winners

    BROOKFIELD – Dominic Pistilli of St. Charles was among the local winners of the Chicago Zoological Society’s 2015 Photo Contest.
    Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:29 pm
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