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  • McHenry County religious leaders note shift in faith landscape

    Having been ordained as a pastor just three years ago, Paul Cannon said he walked into a religious landscape much different than the one his older coh ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:59 pm
  • Police: Teen tripped and shot friend

    JOLIET – A teen survived an encounter Saturday with his friend’s itchy trigger finger and clumsy feet, police said.
    June 29, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • Lincoln-Way D-210 school leaders meet for public input on financial future

    NEW LENOX – Lincoln-Way officials have scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday to gather more public input on the financial direction of the school ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:04 pm
  • State budget crisis centerstage at legislative town hall meeting in Bolingbrook

    BOLINGBROOK – With Illinois just one day away from shutting down services, residents filled a room at the Fountaindale Public Library on Monday night ...
    June 29, 2015 - 11:03 pm
  • First house in Plainfield becomes example of history home preservation

    PLAINFIELD – John and Keebie Bright’s new home in Plainfield, at 24010 Commercial St., is filled with antiques.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • St. Charles Public Library outreach department celebrates 40-plus years

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is celebrating more than 40 years of stepping out and providing services beyond its traditional walls.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Geneva residents to see garage sale limits

    GENEVA – Geneva residents might soon be restricted in how many garage sales they may have in a year, as aldermen at a special Committee of the Whole o ...
    June 29, 2015 - 9:54 pm
  • Senior chorus shakes it up with patriotic concert

    ST. CHARLES – The singers, mostly clad in red, white and blue, started out with “The Star-Spangled Banner” and finished more than an hour and 20 songs ...
    June 29, 2015 - 8:48 pm
  • Pace proposes changes to bus routes by end of year

    BATAVIA – Pace riders soon could see more frequent and later evening service.Pace held a public foru ...
    June 29, 2015 - 8:49 pm
  • Relay For Life of Downers Grove and Woodridge raises more than $30,000

    DOWNERS GROVE – Downers Grove, Woodridge and other area communities came together June 26 for a Relay For Life fundraising event at McCollum Park.
    June 29, 2015 - 8:33 pm
  • FaceTime with Jacob Zimmerman

    Jacob Zimmerman, 28, a resident of Elgin, was in his office located in Geneva when he answered 10 questions for Kane County Chronicle intern Anna Dutt ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • 'He is such an awesome guy'

    Those close to him described Jeff Ruhl as active and athletic. His stepdaughter described “magical” trips to Michigan, with Ruhl teaching everyone how ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:55 pm
  • St. Charles police seek information about diamond scam

    ST. CHARLES – Police continue to seek information about a diamond scam involving a man and a woman. Police said they targeted a woman at a store in St ...
    June 29, 2015 - 7:53 pm
  • Baba Karam's specialty is tasty kabobs

    VILLA PARK – A knock on some eateries is that they offer so many menu items, the cooking staff can never really master any of them. It's precisely the ...
    June 29, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Some float, others sink in Glen Ellyn regatta: 8 photos

    Teams compete on Lake Ellyn in the Glen Ellyn Park District's annual Cardboard Regatta on Saturday, June 27, 2015.
    June 29, 2015 - 8:31 pm
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