Kane County Chronicle
Kane County Chronicle is a daily newspaper serving Kane County, Illinois. The Chronicle distributes to central Kane County, located in the Fox Valley region of Illinois, about 40 miles west of Chicago. Samuel W. Durant established the Valley Chronicle in 1881. In 1989, B.F. Shaw Printing Company acquired the Chronicle. They were the fourth oldest continuously owned and operated family newspaper company in the nation. In 1990, the Chronicle's four semi-weekly papers, St. Charles, Geneva, Batavia, and Elburn, merged into one edition with the name changed to the Kane County Chronicle. Up until 1991, the paper had been published twice a week on Wednesday and Friday. In 1991, it began printing five days a week, Tuesday through Saturday. With a strong focus on local news, the paper circulates 12,564 daily and 12,000 on Sundays. The publisher if J. Tom Shaw and the editor is Kathy Gresey. Headquarters are located in St. Charles, Illinois.