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  1. Team surprises Geneva girl with adaptive bikeRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Six-year-old Kayla Juan of Geneva was surprised with a bike Monday at the Bike Rack in St. Charles. Kayla was diagnosed with medulloblastoma in June of 2013.

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  2. St. Charles mulls rules for BYOB businessesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Liquor Commission in January will continue discussions about increasing regulations for businesses that allow customers to bring their own beer or alcohol through their doors, St. Charles Police Chief James Keegan wrote Tuesday in an email. Keegan first presented the proposed regulations for businesses that offer BYOB – bring your own beer – to the Liquor Commission on Dec. 15. The proposed rules include two new annual liquor licenses – a $100 license for BYOB establishments that only allow beer and wine only, and a $250 license for establishments that would allow spirits in addition to beer and wine.

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  3. St. Charles hotels, nonprofits partner for Year of the Scarecrow campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Fifteen organizations – including five nonprofits and nine hotels – have partnered to celebrate the Year of the Scarecrow, the Greater St. Charles Convention and Visitors Bureau announced in a news release. Launched at this year's Scarecrow Fest , the yearlong marketing campaign aims to promote St. Charles to visitors regionally and nationally as the festival prepares to celebrate its 30th anniversary in 2015.

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  4. Local pastors reveal what they'll say to their parishionersRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The Rev. Bob Jones of St. Katharine Drexel Catholic Church in Sugar Grove says he will tress the message of Advent and that God is with us and suffers with us in his Christmas message.

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  5. Kane County Sheriff's Office warns against 'playing along' with scammersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A St. Charles Township resident recently "played along" with a scam intending to prevent others from being victims – something authorities warn against, according to the Kane County Sheriff's Office. "While admirable, he could be potentially opening himself up for some sort of additional identity theft situation," Lt.

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  6. St. Charles business offering free toys to families in needRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – A downtown St. Charles business has a large collection of new and used toys to give away to families in need for Christmas, its owner said. Anderson's Coins and Collectibles , 221 W. Main St., St. Charles, has free toys for boys and girls ages 1 and older, said Rob Anderson, the shop's owner.

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  7. St. Charles seeks public participation at Seventh Avenue Creek meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Residents along the Seventh Avenue Creek, along with those who were affected by the flooding of September 2008 or April 2013, are encouraged to attend an informational meeting about activities concerning that area, the city announced in a news release Monday. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Jan. 21 in the City Council Chambers at 2 E. Main St. in St. Charles.

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  8. What will be your first bird of the year? Walk to take place Jan. 1 in St. CharlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Rhonda's New Year's Day Walk will take place at 9 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 1, at LeRoy Oaks Forest Preserve, 37W370 Dean St., St. Charles. Start the year out with a brisk walk, and be sure to dress for the weather.

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  9. Penrose Brewery draws crowds with first barrel-aged bottle releaseRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    People waited in line Saturday at Penrose Brewery in Geneva after the brewery released its first two barrel-aged wild ales. The brewery, located at 509 Stevens St., Geneva, first opened in March.

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  10. Sound Off: Red and green represent ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Thank you to Top Table steakhouse in St. Charles for the colors of Christmas. Many young people do not realize that red and green are the traditional colors of Christmas.

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  11. LeRoy Oakes hosts celebration of 'timeless tradition'Read the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Assistant naturalist Josh Libman places another log on a campfire Sunday during a winter solstice event that included a hike at LeRoy Oakes Forest Preserve. ST. CHARLES – As the overcast sky darkened Sunday evening, a fire in St. Charles Township burned brightly and a crowd of people gathered around it for warmth while celebrating the winter solstice .

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  12. Penrose Brewery draws crowds with first bottle releaseRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    People waited in line Saturday at Penrose Brewery in Geneva after the brewery released its first two barrel-aged wild ales. The brewery, located at 509 Stevens St., Geneva, first opened in March.

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  13. Christmas treat: Identical triplet boys born to St. Charles coupleRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Brandi Murphy of St. Charles holding one of her three identical triplet boys, delivered by Caesarean section Friday at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield. ST. CHARLES – A set of identical triplet boys were born Friday at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield to Brandi and James Murphy of St. Charles, the hospital confirmed.

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  14. Wunderlich Securities cuts ribbonRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    St. Charles Chamber of Commerce and city of St. Charles officials gather for the ribbon cutting to Wunderlich Securities Inc., located at 303 W. Main St. Suite 202 in St. Charles.

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  15. Identical triplet boys born to St. Charles coupleRead the original story

    Friday Dec 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – A set of identical triplet boys were born Friday at Central DuPage Hospital in Winfield to Brandi and James Murphy of St. Charles, the hospital confirmed. The boys were due at the end of January, but were delivered by Caesarean section at 34 weeks with the aid of a team of 16 doctors and specialists, Breda Murphy said.

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  16. District 303 to hold preschool enrollment lotteryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles School District 303 soon will conduct an online registration lottery for preschool classes, according to a district news release. The lottery is set for Jan. 12 to Jan. 21 for classes operating out of Fox Ridge, Ferson Creek and Norton Creek elementary schools.

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  17. St. Charles North girls basketball corrects early funk, rollsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles North girls basketball team forgot who it was for a few minutes Thursday night en route to a convincing 74-49 victory against Larkin. Playing the run-and-gun style that was their signature last year, the North Stars got themselves into a track meet with Larkin early on.

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  18. 'Christmas Village' at St. Charles Free Methodist ChurchRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Free Methodist Church has planned a “Christmas Village and Train” display featuring a Christmas village and electric trains, both modern and antique. The free display can be viewed from noon to 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, Saturday, Dec. 20, and Sunday, Dec. 21, and then every Saturday until the end of January at the church, 214 Walnut St., St. Charles.

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  19. Chit Chat: St. Charles resident authors 'Gramma, Please Tell Us More Stories!'Read the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Brodine has published a second book, “Gramma, Please Tell Us More Stories!,” the sequel to her first book, “Gramma, Please Tell Us A Story!” Both books are available at Brodine's website, www.quilt-stories.com, Town House Books in St. Charles and Prairie Shop Quilts in Batavia, among other locations. Linda Brodine: It is a continuation of the type of stories from “Gramma, Please Tell Us A Story!” Between the two books, there are 13 unique stories altogether, either featuring my children or my grandchildren.

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  20. Former St. Charles man gets 15 years for sexual assaultRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    A former St. Charles man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison Tuesday after he was convicted of sexually assaulting a child in his family, according to a news release issued by the Kane County State's Attorney's Office. Ramiro Fonseca, 43, who most recently lived in Texas, previously was convicted by Kane County Circuit Judge Susan Clancy Boles of two counts of criminal sexual assault, which is a Class 1 felony, and criminal sexual abuse, a Class 2 felony.

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