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  • League of Women Voters sets forum for Geneva candidates

    The League of Women Voters of Central Kane County is hosting a forum for the candidates in the contested races in Geneva at 7 p.m. March 7 at the Kane ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 4:53 pm
  • Burns vs. Simonian in rollicking Geneva mayoral race

    GENEVA – As the April 4 consolidated election draws near, the two candidates vying to be Geneva’s next mayor could not be more different in their prop ...
    Feb. 22, 2017 - 7:14 am
  • Current, former Geneva aldermen endorse Simonian on video

    GENEVA – What is different about Geneva’s 2017 mayoral race? Fifth Ward Alderman Tom Simonian has ga ...
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 3:15 pm
  • Write-in candidate has clear path to Batavia post

    BATAVIA – Ellen Posledni’s name will not appear on the April 4 election ballot, but she has a clear path to being elected Batavia city clerk.
    Feb. 21, 2017 - 12:25 pm
  • Forum hosted for Kaneland School Board candidates

    Newcomers Aaron Lawler and Noah Little and current board members Pedro Rivas and Shana Sparber are vying for the three open positions on the Kaneland ...
    Feb. 19, 2017 - 12:19 pm
  • Axelrod explores politics of Trump and Obama at Aurora University

    BATAVIA – With flashes of wry humor, David Axelrod, a veteran of American politics and Chicago journalism, spoke to a packed auditorium at Aurora Univ ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 1:15 pm
  • Blecker takes trustees to task on closed meetings, ordinance violation

    CAMPTON HILLS – Discord between Campton Hills village trustees and the village president erupted at a Feb. 7 board meeting over an ongoing dispute reg ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Burns calls out Simonian on ethics violation in Geneva

    GENEVA – Mayor Kevin Burns called out 5th Ward Alderman Tom Simonian on an alleged ethics violation when the alderman did not recuse himself from disc ...
    Feb. 14, 2017 - 10:33 am
  • Schielke, Stoops vie for Batavia mayor

    BATAVIA – The election contest for mayor of Batavia between 36-year incumbent Jeff Schielke and challenger Jason Stoops has thus far been extremely lo ...
    Feb. 15, 2017 - 3:30 pm
  • Election commplaint hotline set in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County election complaint line for those who observe or experience voting problems or irregularities during the upcomi ...
    Feb. 10, 2017 - 2:31 pm