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  • FaceTime with Jennifer Jarland

    Jennifer Jarland, 44, a resident of Chicago, was in her office located in Geneva when she answered 10 questions for Kane County Chronicle intern Anna ...
    June 1, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Brookfield Zoo previews Wild Encounters: 7 photos

    On Tuesday, June 23, 2015, Brookfield Zoo previews its new Hamill Family Wild Encounters exhibit, scheduled to open July 1.
    June 1, 2015 - 5:00 am
  • Lottery ticket worth $4M sold in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – A winning lottery ticket for a jackpot of $4 million was sold Monday at Lundeen’s Liquor in St. Charles to an Elgin resident.
    June 30, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Joliet resident creates online T-shirt fundraiser for Coal City tornado relief

    JOLIET – Courtney Kantor could not take off work to join volunteers in Coal City last Friday to help those affected by the June 22 tornado – but she w ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:02 pm
  • Coal City clearing up after tornado

    COAL CITY – Workers have swept away much of the debris caused by the Coal City tornado last week and village officials expect the rest to be done by t ...
    June 30, 2015 - 11:00 pm
  • Local agencies sound off on state shutdown

    SPRINGFIELD – As Illinois lawmakers in Springfield continue the blame game over a budget impasse, leaders of local nonprofits and social service agenc ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Joliet church holds prayer for child, senior care state programs

    JOLIET – Local resident Zatella Massey has seen the difference between a nursing home and at-home care for the elderly.
    June 30, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Joliet Junior College bans tobacco at five locations, including Joliet, Romeoville, Morris,

    JOLIET – Wednesday will prove either a relief or burden for Joliet Junior College students and staff as smoking on each of its campuses is banned more ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Joliet police seize gun, check ID, rescue dogs

    JOLIET – Police reportedly found a loaded gun in a gang member’s car Monday.Joliet Deputy Chief Ed G ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:57 pm
  • Crest Hill wastewater treatment consolidation more likely

    CREST HILL – It’s looking more likely that wastewater in Crest Hill will be treated at one plant.May ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:55 pm
  • Five men arrested early Tuesday in Joliet car burglaries

    JOLIET – Five men were arrested early Tuesday after police say they caught them stealing items from parked cars in Joliet.
    June 30, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • Kaneland graduate releases 5th published novel

    Tammy Schmidt, a 1993 graduate of Kaneland High School and a Northern Illinois University graduate, said she hopes people enjoy her fifth published no ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Kane County Sheriff's deputies take part in fundraising event

    Kane County Sheriff's Deputy Deanna Koffenberger delivers a customer's meal Tuesday at Culver's in St. Charles as part of ButterBurgers & Badges, a fu ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Batavia to host its annual 4th of July fireworks show

    BATAVIA – Batavia will have its annual fireworks sky concert Saturday. Observation areas for the show will be at Engstrom Park at Main Street and Mill ...
    June 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia aldermen address stormwater funding

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting discussed a funding gap between what the city is currently spending on stormwater relat ...
    June 30, 2015 - 9:59 pm
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