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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Batavia's Nellis relishing opportunity at Baseball HOF photo archivesRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | 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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  4. Forest Preserve District of Kane County celebrates Fabyan WindmillRead the original story

    Friday Jun 19 | 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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  5. Norris Recreation Center in St. Charles celebrating 40th yearRead the original story

    Monday Jun 15 | 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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  6. Event honors veterans from The HolmstadRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | 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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  7. Taste of the Town: Valley Lodge Tavern looks to create new traditionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 11 | 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Family WorkoutRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Valerie Campbell of West Chicago works out with during a Fit4Mom Stroller Strides class as her son, Benn, 10 months, looks on at The Quad St. Charles, formerly Charlestowne Mall. Participants of the Fit4Mom Stroller Strides class work out on the second floor of The Quad St. Charles, formerly Charlestowne Mall.

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  17. Fire causes $175,000 damage to St. Charles homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – A late-night fire Wednesday caused $175,000 in damage to a home on Royal Fox Drive in St. Charles, according to a news release issued by the St. Charles Fire Department. There were no injuries to occupants or firefighters.

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  18. North enjoys shake-ups in routRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Coming off consecutive losses earlier this week, St. Charles North baseball coach Todd Genke decided it was time to mix things up Wednesday. The defense had been somewhat lacking in losses to end the Geneva series and start the West Chicago series Monday and Tuesday, respectively, so in the second game of a three-game series against the Wildcats, Genke worked some new faces into the lineup for defensive purposes.

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  19. Illinois Lottery tickets worth $1 million, $100,000 sold in West Chicago, South ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The Illinois Lottery announced there there three $1 million winners and four $100,000 winters in its recent St. Patrick's Day Millionaire Raffle event.

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  20. Road construction to begin on Route 38Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – The Illinois Department of Transportation will be resurfacing Route 38/State Street from the western border of Kane County to First Street in downtown Geneva this spring. The start date is dependent on the weather and will be announced in the near future.

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