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  1. South Elgin woman guilty in heroin deathRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 29 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A 25-year-old South Elgin woman was convicted by a jury Wednesday of drug-induced homicide, a Class X felony, according to a news release issued by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. Andrea R. Nielsen faces at least six years in prison for supplying the heroin to an acquaintance who died from ingesting it, the release indicated, adding that the jury deliberated for about 40 minutes before it reached its verdict.

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  2. Our View: Thumbs-up to Christ Community Church's 30-year anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The milestone was recognized at the church this past weekend, with the message “I [heart] my church” found in abundance at the Sunday services. If you've ever driven down Randall Road from South Elgin to St. Charles or vice versa, then there's a good chance you've seen the largest Christ Community Church campus – a 100,000-square-foot facility that includes a 2,000-seat auditorium, a teen area with its own auditorium, a bookstore, children's section with classrooms, climbing wall and theater.

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  3. Plea deal reached in elder abuse caseRead the original story

    Friday Jan 9 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Two nurse's aides pleaded guilty Friday to misdemeanor battery of an elderly woman at a long-term care facility in a plea deal. Chemyra Barnett, 19, of Elgin, and Jacqueline Santos, 19, of South Elgin, had been charged March 11, 2014, with felony abuse of a woman at a long-term care facility and dissemination of an unauthorized video recording.

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  4. Andersson sworn in to serve 65th DistrictRead the original story

    Friday Jan 2 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    On Friday, newly elected Illinois State Rep. Steve Andersson, R-Geneva, was sworn in to serve the Illinois' 65th District as State Rep. Tim Schmitz, R-Batavia, stepped down from his post a week ahead of schedule. The district includes parts of Batavia, Geneva, St. Charles, Pingree Grove, Plato Center, Elgin, South Elgin, Hampshire and Huntley.

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  5. Gift of liver transplant brings Christmas joyRead the original story

    Dec 25, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    St. Charles resident Holly Schlesser donated part of her liver to a friend's daughter, 10-month-old Madison Casey . Casey was diagnosed with a liver disease shortly after birth.

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  6. Police: Motorist refuses to believe he was hit by trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – An injured motorist who sought help at a gas station last week knew his vehicle had been struck by something but refused to believe police about what did happen – that he was hit by a train, according to a Kane County Sheriff's Office report. A sheriff's deputy met Felipe Rivera at about 4:20 a.m. Dec. 11 and learned the 38-year-old Elgin resident left a work Christmas party at about 11 p.m. or midnight and was heading home when he blacked out and was struck by something, according to the report.

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  7. Schwab: Cheatham joins teammate as future Evansville softball playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    St. Charles East's Olivia Cheatham chases down a South Elgin base runner during a 2013 game. Cheatham has committed to play at the University of Evansville.

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  8. Forest Preserve Commission elects new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Board member Mike Kenyon, R-South Elgin, was elected as the commission's new president, beating out fellow board members Phil Lewis, R-St. Charles, and Barb Wojnicki, R-Campton Hills.

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  9. Christmas Walk kicks off season's delights in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Emerson Rodriguez of South Elgin and his son, Liam, 18 months, get a closer view to the lights under the giant Christmas tree during the Geneva Christmas Walk Friday night on Third Street in downtown Geneva. Nevaeh Seablom, 10, of St. Charles waits for Santa Claus to arrive during the Geneva Christmas Walk Friday night on Third Street in downtown Geneva.

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  10. Former builder to go to prison for not declaring taxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A former St. Charles Township man, who had been a part-owner of the Royal Fox Country Club, has been sentenced to federal prison for failing to pay nearly $1.3 million in federal income taxes and concealing business interests in his personal bankruptcy case, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office in Chicago. Dennis Weiss, 64, of South Elgin, pleaded guilty to one count each of filing a false federal income tax return and making false statements in a Chapter 7 bankruptcy petition.

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  11. Fire causes $200K damage to Campton Township home, but no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    CAMPTON TOWNSHIP – An early-morning fire Thursday caused $200,000 in damage to a Campton Township home, but there were no injuries reported. Greg Benson, chief of the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District, said occupants of the house, at 6N989 Crestwood Drive in Campton Township, were not home at the time of the fire.

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  12. 'Christmas on Broadway' ushers in the holiday spiritRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A scene from “Christmas on Broadway” by Fox Valley Repertory includes Jake Stempel , Nancy Kolton and Ryan Naimy; and Shari Mocheit and Erica Stephan. Fox Valley Repertory's production of “Christmas on Broadway,” a seasonal musical written and arranged by Rick Lewis, is brightening the stage at Pheasant Run Resort with its mix of new and old songs designed to keep holiday blues at bay.

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  13. St. Charles vets speak of service, appreciation and the 'whale of a price to pay' for freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    World War II veteran Ed Gorecki of St. Charles talks with fellow veterans during a meeting Saturday morning at the St. Charles VFW Veterans Center. St. Charles Post Commander Bob Huber shares news about the upcoming Veterans Day services during a meeting Saturday morning at the St. Charles VFW Veterans Center.

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  14. St. Charles teachers named grand marshals for Electric Christmas ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Teachers from St. Charles North and East high schools have been selected as grand marshals for the 2014 Electric Christmas Parade, which will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 29, on Route 64 in St. Charles. St. Charles North social studies teacher Kristin DiTella and St. Charles East biology and chemistry teacher Brian Wright were selected by students at their schools.

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  15. Kane County Sheriff's Office reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The vehicles were reportedly going 93 mph in a 50 mph zone. • James F. Harner, 58, of the 43W400 block of Thornapple Tree Road, Sugar Grove, was charged Saturday, Nov. 1, with two counts of domestic battery.

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  16. Fox River fire district responds to blaze at its attorney's houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    But apparently something was still hot, he said, as his property became the site of a fire Sunday night that required the response of the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District and three other departments. "We had basically a brush fire in the woods that was pretty scary for a while," said Shepro, who also serves as the attorney for the Fox River district.

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  17. St. Charles School D-303 tackles declining enrollmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 is facing a declining enrollment that has the potential to affect future facility needs and uses. District leaders have been staring at this issue for about five years, Superintendent Don Schlomann said, and they thought it was time to bring in others to consider the topic.

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  18. Prep football notes: Batavia assistant Kolowski cuts no cornersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Kolowski earned his nickname for his meticulous preparation and penchant for the little things, such as always having cleat cleaners handy. He arguably makes his biggest mark through advance scouting, though.

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  19. Geneva police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    According to police reports, Lawyer went to New Balance Shoes, 1749 S. Randall Road, after receiving notice that such entry was forbidden. • Mitchell L. Keller, 18, of the 1800 block of Belter Court Geneva, was charged Sunday, Oct. 12, with underage drinking.

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  20. Widening enrollment gap favors East on St. Charles sports landscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A school's head count isn't everything when it comes to athletic prowess, as Friday's 42-0 triumph for the St. Charles North football team over St. Charles East reinforced. But the enrollment gap between the St. Charles high schools has widened in recent years, putting the North Stars on more challenging competitive footing against the crosstown Saints and other larger competitors in the area.

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