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  1. Boys and girls cross country runners to watchRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 25 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Bastian is the top returner for a Bulldogs team that cultivated plenty of experience and leadership behind last season's senior core. An individual state qualifier for the Class 3A meet last season, Burroughs hopes to have the company of his Cadets teammates in November in Peoria.

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  2. Police: Man faces felony after destroying evidence at St. Charles traffic stopRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 20 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – A West Chicago man driving with a fake registration sticker on his license plate faces a felony charge after eating the sticker during a traffic stop, according to a Kane County Sheriff's Office report. A sheriff's deputy initiated a traffic stop on John M. Brannon about 4:15 p.m. Aug. 11 at Route 64 and 38th Avenue in St. Charles because of violations concerning his license and registration, the report stated.

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  3. Face Time with Tom SvestkaRead the original story

    Friday Aug 7 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    West Chicago resident Tom Svestka, 73, was at a cruise night in Geneva with his 1957 turquoise and white Chevrolet Bel Air when he answered 10 questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory. As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A fighter pilot.

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  4. Flying cucumber blimp takes to the skiesRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The 130-foot-long Hendrick's Gin "Flying Cucumber" blimp was at DuPage Airport in West Chicago on Saturday. Go to KCChronicle.com to watch videos of the blimp flying over the area.

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

    Jul 27, 2015 | 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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  6. Search continues for Campton Hills teenRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2015 | 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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  7. Kane County building 'two-way' relationship with state lawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2015 | 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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  8. Kane County Fair continues under a heat advisoryRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2015 | 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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  9. Wayne Equestrian Center under new managementRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2015 | 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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  10. Butterfly House at Peck Farm ParkRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | 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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  11. Locals enjoy Butterfly House in GenevaRead the original story

    Jul 3, 2015 | 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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