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

    Wednesday Mar 18 | 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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  2. Road construction to begin on Route 38Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 6 | 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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  3. Druley: Swimmers lobby for more to jump inRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Two Batavians with a limited history of interaction dove into the same New Trier pool within moments of one another at Saturday's IHSA boys swimming state finals. Marmion senior Andrew Kasper and West Chicago/Batavia co-op freshman Garrett Clasen might not have realized it, but they shared much more than chlorinated Winnetka water then.

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  4. North relishes 'great' Day 1 of state boys swimming meetRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WINNETKA – Day 1 of the IHSA boys swimming and diving state meet Friday saw St. Charles North advance four relay teams to today's championship round. Led by junior Joe Myhre, the North Stars qualified for the championship swim in the 50-yard freestyle, the 200 freestyle relay, the 100 freestyle and the 400 freestyle relay.

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  5. Men accused of burglarizing cars face additional chargesRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The two men arrested after police foiled an apparent car burglary in St. Charles last month face additional felony charges stemming from other burglaries in the city, according to police and court records. Nicholas Michael Humbles, 20, of the 3N400 block of Oak Road, West Chicago, and Ryan M. Kitowski, 22, of the 200 block of North Bissell Drive, Palatine, were in custody at the Kane County jail when, on Feb. 18, they each were served a warrant carrying three counts of burglary, according to a St. Charles Police Department report.

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  6. Final relay comes through for St. Charles North in swimming sectional triumphRead the original story

    Feb 21, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    St. Charles North's Joe Myhre checks his time after the 50 freestyle during the North Stars' victorious sectional meet Saturday at St. Charles East. ST. CHARLES – Three pool records were broken at Saturday's IHSA boys swimming sectional at St. Charles East.

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  7. Bird nesting materials ignite, causing damage to Geneva homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    GENEVA – An accidental fire caused an estimated $30,000 in damage to a Geneva residence Wednesday, according to a city news release. About 7 p.m., a collection of bird nesting materials reportedly ignited in attic space of 945 Whittington Drive after coming in contact with the chimney flue pipe.

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  8. Early outburst propels Saints past WildcatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – Coming off a 12-point loss to Geneva on Feb. 5, the St. Charles East boys basketball team had eight days to regroup before taking on West Chicago on the road Friday night. Powered by an 18-point first quarter effort by Mick Vyzral, East jumped out to a sizeable lead and never looked back on its way to an 87-56 victory in the Upstate Eight Conference River Division.

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  9. All hands remain on deck for North wrestlingRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    St. Charles North's Chad Reynolds wrestles with St. Charles East's Dan Risley in a 160-pound match during Saturday's IHSA Class 3A West Chicago Regional at West Chicago High School. Reynolds won, 7-0.

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  10. For Saints wrestlers, regionals 'time to get things done'Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – Several St. Charles East wrestlers assembled on the podium well ahead of the awards ceremony at Saturday's 3A West Chicago Regional. Easily identifiable by their orange and black garb, the Saints soon dispersed at the behest of a public address announcement midway through the finals.

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  11. St. Charles North girls basketball's rout all about defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles girls basketball team shined bright on senior night Friday, winning big against West Chicago, 49-24. North Stars coach Sean Masoncup said he was most proud of his team's defense in the Upstate Eight Conference River Division victory, which helped the team improve to 18-7 overall and 10-3 in the conference.

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  12. Explosion in St. Charles sends man to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The man hospitalized after a Friday morning explosion in St. Charles has injuries that are not life threatening, St. Charles Fire Chief Joe Schelstreet said. The man, who works at Midwest Powder Coating Company, was waiting outside when units from the St. Charles Fire Department arrived at 10:31 a.m., Schelstreet said.

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  13. Tickets on sale for DuKane ABATE's annual comedy showcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The DuKane Chapter of ABATE Illinois is ready to help the community laugh into spring with its annual comedy showcase. “It's open to everybody,” events coordinator Wally Elliott said.

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  14. Netzley sparkles for Wheaton Academy in win at ACCRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    AURORA – Missed layups and missed free throws agitated Wheaton Academy guard Jamie Netzley in the early stages of Tuesday's girls basketball matchup at Aurora Central Catholic. Netzley sizzled throughout the second half, almost single-handedly carrying the Warriors to a 41-39, Metro Suburban West victory.

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  15. Geneva boys basketball runs winning streak to 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – Bolstered by a strong defensive performance throughout, the Geneva boys basketball team cruised past West Chicago on Friday night for its 10th straight win. Geneva was able to rest its starters for the entire fourth quarter by virtue of a 23-point lead after three, allowing the bench to close it out in the Vikings' 63-36 win.

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  16. St. Charles East boys basketball still hard to guard in second win over BataviaRead the original story

    Jan 30, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    But few high school teams consistently put as dangerous a quintet on the floor as the St. Charles East boys basketball team does, and Batavia became the latest opponent Friday to lack the necessary defensive answers. “You're forced to guard five and do it well every possession,” Batavia coach Jim Nazos said of facing East.

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  17. Aurora Central Catholic's diversity of shots help in boys basketball win over Wheaton AcademyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WEST CHICAGO – Aurora Central Catholic and Wheaton Academy combined to attempt 17 times as many 3-pointers as free throws in the first half of Wednesday's boys basketball game. Before you go imagining how many 3s two Metro Suburban West teams can squeeze into 16 minutes of clock time, consider the Chargers' Will Courter was the only one to go to the line during that period.

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  18. Two charged after St. Charles police interrupt car burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Two men in their 20s are facing criminal charges after a St. Charles police officer interrupted an apparent burglary on the city's east side, according to a St. Charles police report. Ryan M. Kitowski, 22, of St. Charles, and Nicholas Michael Humbles, 20, of the 3N400 block of Oak Road, West Chicago, were charged Saturday with burglary from a motor vehicle.

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  19. Threes frame: East boys basketball rolls behind treysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – Before the start of Saturday's boys basketball game between St. Charles East and West Chicago, the PA announcer congratulated East's drill team for advancing to the state finals in competitive dancing. While their moves on the court may not have been as well-designed as the drill team's, the Saints boys basketball squad employed a routine that paved the way to a 70-36 win against the Wildcats in an Upstate Eight Conference River Division game.

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  20. Weekend Chit-chat with ... Anne PoulinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Former St. Charles High soccer standout Anne Poulin is among the four-person St. Charles East Fighting Saints Hall of Fame class that will be honored before today's 6 p.m. boys basketball game against West Chicago. Poulin, a Batavia resident, remains active in soccer as a club coach with Strikers Fox Valley, an assistant girls high school coach at St. Francis and maintains connections in college soccer and through the regional Olympic Development Program.

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