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Latest 2017 Election Coverage

  • Batavia Park Board candidates explore issues at forum

    BATAVIA – The anticipated failure of the Fox River dam north of downtown Batavia and goals for the Batavia Park District Board were among the topics d ...
    March 24, 2017 - 5:08 pm
  • Simonian seeks judicial review of ethics panel's decision

    GENEVA – Fifth Ward Alderman Tom Simonian filed a complaint for administrative review March 22 in Kane County Circuit Court, seeking to reverse its di ...
    March 24, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Fire district officials hopeful for new tax rate request

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Officials from the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District are hopeful that voters will approve a tax increase refer ...
    March 22, 2017 - 5:07 pm
  • Ethics panel dismisses Simonian's complaint on Burns

    GENEVA – An ethics complaint against Mayor Kevin Burns was dismissed by the Geneva Ethics Commission on March 16 for lack of evidence.
    March 22, 2017 - 4:05 pm
  • Campton Hills, fire district candidates set to appear at March 18 forum

    CAMPTON HILLS – A candidate forum on the Campton Hills village race and the Fox River and Countryside Fire Protection District race will be held from ...
    March 16, 2017 - 6:05 pm
  • Batavia School Board D-101 candidates discuss issues at forum

    BATAVIA – Topics including school funding, projected enrollment, protecting LGBT students and at-risk youth, charter schools, and promoting education ...
    March 16, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • 2017 Election Questionnaire: St. Charles School Board candidate Denton Morris

    Age52.Current occupationEngineering Physicist at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, where I've w ...
    March 15, 2017 - 5:36 pm
  • Candidates share platforms during Meet the Candidates Night in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – Whether or not the village of Sugar Grove is business friendly is the major bone of contention between the five candidates for village t ...
    March 16, 2017 - 4:07 pm
  • Geneva library hosts 1st community forum on $21.8M referendum

    GENEVA – Pat Baron, a resident of the Geneva Public Library District, said she is sold on the idea that the library needs a new, up-to-date building.
    March 14, 2017 - 5:05 pm
  • Newcomer Uher runs unopposed for 5th Ward alderman in Batavia

    BATAVIA – The Batavia City Council will have at least one new face after the April 4 election.Mark U ...
    March 14, 2017 - 8:34 am