Government

  • Council to vote on firm’s 1st floor presence

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday will consider a resolution denying a business a first-floor space downtown.
    April 18, 2014 - 11:25 pm
  • Roof project highlights need for county facilities plan

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders need to better determine what they want to do regarding facility improvements.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • Hartwell, Hunt part of new GOP leadership

    The Kane County Republicans on Wednesday elected a new leadership team whose members say their party is mending past internal conflict.
    April 17, 2014 - 10:35 pm
  • McConnaughay opposes making income tax hike permanent

    State Sen. Karen McConnaughay is voicing her opposition to a proposal by Gov. Pat Quinn to make permanent an income tax increase that expires at year’ ...
    April 17, 2014 - 10:33 pm
  • Suburban GOP senators call for Dems to ‘look in the mirror’ over spending, taxes

    Several Republican suburban senators gave some insight into the conversation they will be bringing to Springfield and the 2014 election cycle when the ...
    April 18, 2014 - 7:14 am
  • Keeping the lighting low in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – When Mark Christensen first moved to his St. Charles home 30 years ago, he could see the Milky Way – albeit faintly – from his backyar ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:38 am
  • Geneva residents raise concerns about city’s electric costs

    GENEVA – City residents are concerned about the cost of electricity in Geneva, and what the future holds for possible rate increases.
    April 17, 2014 - 6:53 am
  • Developer withdraws proposal for Batavia’s Thomle building

    BATAVIA – St. Charles-based Corcoran Commercial Real Estate has withdrawn its proposal to acquire the Thomle building to develop restaurant space on t ...
    April 17, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Fortner: State legislators will face key budget talks

    GENEVA – Budget talks will be a big issue when state legislators return from Easter recess April 29, State Rep. Mike Fortner, R-West Chicago, told tho ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:29 pm
  • Kane County works on concealed carry policy

    GENEVA – Kane County’s attempt to draft a concealed-carry policy has turned into a balancing act between liability issues and employees’ constitutiona ...
    April 16, 2014 - 8:32 pm
  • Why can FOIA requests cost so much?

    Kathy Kapusta filed a Freedom of Information Act request of St. Charles District 303 in December that generated 2,457 pages, took 13 people 88 hours t ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • When aldermen ask for information

    GENEVA – When a Geneva alderman asked for information at an open meeting, Mayor Kevin Burns admonished him for violating a standard the council member ...
    April 16, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Tea Party pushes for change at rally

    ST. CHARLES – Politicians, policymakers and grassroots organizers Tuesday gathered at the Arcada Theater to urge residents to get involved.
    April 16, 2014 - 7:45 am
  • Coroner’s office to accept unwanted medications

    GENEVA – The Kane County Coroner’s Office is the latest facility to accept unwanted prescription drugs for disposal, according to a news release.
    April 15, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Kaneland school board hears talk of grading standards, surveys

    SUGAR GROVE – Research into standards-based grading continues at Kaneland School District 302, with officials taking a look at how students are assess ...
    April 15, 2014 - 11:18 pm
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