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  • Batavia fire lieutenant pleads not guilty in domestic battery case

    A Batavia Fire Department lieutenant Wednesday pleaded not guilty to aggravated domestic battery.Ral ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:37 pm
  • Kane County Patriots to host rally in St. Charles today

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County residents today are invited to a rally on the Main Street Bridge in St. Charles to protest the U.S.-Iran nuclear deal.
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • State suspends payments to Kane County

    GENEVA – The state budget stalemate has resulted in a $500,000 monthly hit to Kane County.Illinois – ...
    Aug. 26, 2015 - 8:35 pm
  • St. Charles water main replacement project continues

    ST. CHARLES – The Fifth Avenue water main replacement project will require about five to six more weeks of work, city officials said Monday.
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:31 pm
  • Geneva park board votes to lose 1 racquetball court

    GENEVA –áThe Geneva Park District board voted unanimously Monday to repurpose one of two racquetball courts so it could be used for additional fitness ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Fox River fire district to appoint chief of operations

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District Board is expected to appoint a chief of operations at a special meeting Tues ...
    Aug. 24, 2015 - 10:45 pm
  • Fox River and Countryside fire district still seeking tax increase

    Officials of a fire district are preparing another appeal to voters to consider a tax levy increase.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Kane County officials ponder $1.9M voting equipment request

    GENEVA – Kane County officials sought answers Thursday about why a new voting law is prompting a request for nearly $2 million in equipment.
    Aug. 21, 2015 - 6:36 am
  • Batavia residents protest against Prairie State energy deal

    BATAVIA – Sylvia Keppel said she believes the city got a bad deal when it invested in the downstate Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Foster plans lottery drawing for chance to see Pope Francis' address to Congress

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, announced a lottery drawing for 11th District residents for a limited number of tickets to see Pope Francis’ addr ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:58 pm
  • Nonprofit pitches Settler's Hill cross-country course plan

    GENEVA – The Chicago Area Track & Field Organizing Committee is ready to take on Settler’s Hill.In a ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Agencies adjusting during ongoing state budget impasse

    It’s not unusual for Michelle Meyer, executive director of Mutual Ground, to be concerned about the state budget.
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:02 pm
  • Sugar Grove roundabout opens

    SUGAR GROVE – Motorists now have a new way to get around the village.A roundabout opened earlier thi ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Federal judge dismisses lawsuit over Prairie State electric project

    A federal judge recently dismissed a class-action lawsuit brought by nine utility users and ratepayers from Batavia over the city’s investment in the ...
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 6:22 am
  • St. Charles aldermen to review video gaming ordinance draft

    ST. CHARLES – The majority of St. Charles aldermen Monday decided the issue of whether to allow video gaming in the city needs “a straight up and down ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 6:56 am