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  • County to keep property tax levy flat for 3rd year

    GENEVA – Kane County won't collect any more property taxes in 2015 than it did this year.In a report ...
    Sept. 30, 2014 - 10:50 pm
  • Geneva begins search for new economic development director

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva will be searching for a new Economic Development Department director after director Ellen Divita announced her resignation ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:02 pm
  • Grant to support Kane County drug court services

    The Kane County Drug Rehabilitation Court has been awarded a $1.2 million federal grant, the bulk of which is dedicated to purchasing residential trea ...
    Sept. 29, 2014 - 11:08 pm
  • Slice of Life: Kane forest preserve officers work to keep residents and natural areas safe

    Rick Splittgerber’s job could take him from Wasco to Algonquin on an ATV one day, and then have him pulling over a suspected drunken driver at the Jon ...
    Sept. 27, 2014 - 12:07 am
  • Geneva's economic development director leaving for job in DeKalb

    DeKALB – Geneva's economic development director is making the jump to DeKalb, where she'll lead efforts to attract businesses and foster development.
    Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:12 pm
  • Hatcher celebrates with graduates from Foxy Readers club

    YORKVILLE – State Rep. Kay Hatcher, R-Yorkville, recently celebrated with the Class of 2014 graduates of her Foxy Readers Summer Reading Club. The clu ...
    Sept. 25, 2014 - 12:28 pm
  • Batavia aldermen ask for investigation from Attorney General Madigan into electric project

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting unanimously recommended the city should ask Attorney General Lisa Madigan to inve ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:44 pm
  • Higher user fees to help county balance budget

    GENEVA – Kane County officials have found a way to close the anticipated 2015 budget gap, but part of the solution will cost users of certain services ...
    Sept. 24, 2014 - 9:09 pm
  • Geneva names new public works director

    GENEVA – Rich Babica has been named Geneva's public works director. He heads to Geneva after spending 10 years as the public works director in West Du ...
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 10:38 am
  • Batavia alderman doing better than expected after heart surgery

    BATAVIA – Third Ward Alderman Dan Chanzit is recuperating faster than expected after having open heart surgery Sept. 8.
    Sept. 23, 2014 - 8:05 am
  • Cabinet and granite store proposed in downtown Batavia

    BATAVIA – West DuPage Cabinets and Granite proposes to open a retail showroom in the city-owned Thomle building at 2 E. Wilson St. in downtown Batavia ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:39 pm
  • Geneva committee approves alley work, water main replacement

    GENEVA – Aldermen acting as the Committee of the Whole on Monday unanimously recommended approval of spending $72,205 for Second Street alley improvem ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:37 pm
  • St. Charles poised to commit $20K to river project

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles is poised to pledge thousands of dollars to a river of possibilities.The G ...
    Sept. 22, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • St. Charles Youth Commission seeks Challenge Grant applicants

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles Youth Commission once again is accepting applications for its annual “Challenge Grant” Program, St. Charles poli ...
    Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:41 pm
  • Geneva library approves bid for new roof

    GENEVA – The Geneva Public Library Board voted to accept the lowest of four bids for replacing and repairing its roof at a special meeting Thursday.
    Sept. 18, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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