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  1. Police, residents continue search for Campton Hills teenRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Dina Ravenscraft of St. Charles talks to a motorist after giving him a flyer with information about missing teen Emily Czajkowski Monday in St. Charles. The 14-year-old has been missing since July 22nd when she skipped a dance class.

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  2. Search continues for Campton Hills teenRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Kirstie DePaul of St. Charles, left, joins the search efforts for missing Campton Hills teen Emily Czajkowski by getting a stack of fliers from Lynn Tucker, right. Tucker kept a list Saturday of areas volunteers agreed to target.

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  3. Kane County building 'two-way' relationship with state lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Brian Pollock, co-chairman of the Kane County Legislative Committee, doesn't want the county to have a “gimme” relationship with state lawmakers. In March, the committee organized a legislative breakfast , during which County Board members told legislators about the county's position on three pieces of legislation.

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  4. Kane County Fair continues under a heat advisoryRead the original story

    Friday Jul 17 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Marcus Lawrence II, 5, of Schaumburg and Vaughn Smith, 5, of West Chicago cool off under a misting station Friday afternoon at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles. Meg Costello of Geneva cools off in the shade Friday afternoon with twins Mila and Sasha Costello, 6, at the Kane County Fair in St. Charles.

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  5. Wayne Equestrian Center under new managementRead the original story

    Monday Jul 13 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    For two decades, Cheryl Kindl of North Aurora and Kelly Fencl of West Chicago have had horses in their lives. On July 1, the duo opened the Wayne Equestrian Center, located along Army Trail Road in Wayne.

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  6. Butterfly House at Peck Farm ParkRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Lauren Adamo of West Chicago shows her daughter Madison, 2, a butterfly Thursday at the Butterfly House at Peck Farm Park in Geneva. Ethan Kildare , 3, of Montgomery, Achilles Lopez, 5, of Oswego and Jayden Kildare, 6, of Montgomery check out some of the residents of the Butterfly House Thursday at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.

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  7. Locals enjoy Butterfly House in GenevaRead the original story

    Friday Jul 3 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Lauren Adamo of West Chicago shows her daughter Madison, 2, a butterfly Thursday at the Butterfly House at Peck Farm Park in Geneva. Ethan Kildare , 3, of Montgomery, Achilles Lopez, 5, of Oswego and Jayden Kildare, 6, of Montgomery check out some of the residents of the Butterfly House Thursday at Peck Farm Park in Geneva.

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  8. Batavia's Nellis relishing opportunity at Baseball HOF photo archivesRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A decade after joining her family pilgrimage to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., Rachel Nellis calls the seamheads' mecca her temporary workplace. The Batavian, a graduate student in archival studies at the University of Texas, is one of 19 members of the 2015 Frank and Peggy Steele Internship program, a 10-week study that provides a playground for Nellis' photographic memory.

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  9. Forest Preserve District of Kane County celebrates Fabyan WindmillRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The Old Dutch Mill is a working windmill from the 1850s and is located at the Fabyan Forest Preserve in Geneva. The wooden mill is part of the Kane County Forest Preserve District.

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  10. Norris Recreation Center in St. Charles celebrating 40th yearRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Instructor Patti Turk teaches a senior fitness center at the Norris Recreation Center in St. Charles June 3. The non-profit facility, which was built on land donated by the Norris family, is celebrating 40 years this year. Ellen Horyn of West Chicago works in the weight room June 3 at the Norris Recreation Center in St. Charles.

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  11. Event honors veterans from The HolmstadRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – Rain kept eight military veterans from The Holmstad in Batavia in a holding pattern for most of Friday while they waited for the clouds to part so they could take to the air. Six veterans, Carl Pierson, Jim Pioch, Jim Crawford, Pierre Croissant, Wayne Glassman, and Bob Helin, were selected through a lottery system to receive a ride in a 1942 World War II biplane through the Ageless Aviation Dreams Foundation.

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  12. Taste of the Town: Valley Lodge Tavern looks to create new traditionsRead the original story

    Jun 11, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The black and bleu burger, with a blackened burger, bleu cheese, crispy onion rings on a pretzel roll, at Valley Lodge Tavern in St. Charles. Jake Battista of West Chicago and Nick Meyers of St. Charles relax on the outdoor patio at the Valley Lodge Tavern in St. Charles.

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  13. Two rescued Saturday night in St. Charles apartment fireRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES - Two people were rescued after a St. Charles apartment fire Saturday night caused an estimated $100,000 in damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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  14. Geneva baseball holds off West Chicago to advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – Holding off an energized West Chicago in the Class 4A Geneva Regional semifinal on their home diamond, the host Vikings used some late-inning heroics to claim a berth in the championship game with a 4-1 win over the Wildcats. Vikings starting pitcher Bret Reed gave up only one earned run in five innings of work to earn the win.

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  15. Balance key for St. Charles North boys volleyballRead the original story

    May 8, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – It is important in any sport to have a mixture of experience and youth on a team. But in high school, especially for the St. Charles North boys volleyball team, balancing working hard and having fun is a strong path to success.

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  16. Geneva police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    According to police reports, they were at Wheeler Park, 822 N. First St., after closing hours. • Diane C. Hester, 56, of the 1600 block of Indiana Street, St. Charles, was charged Saturday, April 25, with driving under the influence, driving with a blood-alcohol level of more than 0.08 percent, and making an illegal left turn.

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  17. The Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois will host public hearings May 28Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois will host public hearings Thursday, May 28, on the proposed area plan for fiscal year 2016-18, as well as the allocation of more than $11.8 million for senior services in eight counties, including more than $1.7 million for Kane County. The public hearing focused on Kane, DuPage, Lake, and McHenry counties will take place at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at the Agency on Aging of Northeastern Illinois Field Office, 245 W. Roosevelt Road, Building 6, Units 41-43, West Chicago.

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  18. Geneva softball's 17-1 win against West Chicago a team effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – The Geneva softball team pounded out 20 hits en route to a 17-1 thumping of West Chicago in six innings Thursday afternoon. Five Vikings – Anna Geary, Annika Radabaugh, Rylie Porretto, Molly Wrenn and Kyla Chenier – each had three hits in the contest.

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  19. H.C. Storm School students help finish school's outdoor gardenRead the original story

    Apr 22, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    H.C. Storm Elementary School fourth-graders Avery Hickman and Colin White on Wednesday plant perennials as part of the Batavia school's new outdoor classroom. The area will feature perennial plants, a canopy of trees for shade, shrubs, mulch, paver pathways and a stone teaching area.

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  20. No injuries as minivan crashes into Geneva liquor storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – No one was hurt Friday morning when a driver without functional brakes in his 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan drove into the front of an eastside Geneva liquor store, breaking the window, officials said. Jesal Patel, co-owner of Hammar's East Side Liquors , at 1439 E. State St., said the minivan crashed into the front of the store at 10:30 a.m., a half-hour after it opened, sending a shower of shattered glass everywhere.

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