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  • Resurfacing project begins this month

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles this month begins its 2015 Street Program Resurfacing project on the city’s west side, according to a news relea ...
    July 2, 2015 - 9:49 pm
  • Nonprofit groups brace for impact of state budget impasse

    The Illinois state budget impasse Wednesday continued with little fanfare in Kane County, but local officials said its impact will worsen the longer i ...
    July 2, 2015 - 6:44 am
  • Batavia aldermen address stormwater funding

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting discussed a funding gap between what the city is currently spending on stormwater relat ...
    July 1, 2015 - 6:17 am
  • St. Charles Public Library outreach department celebrates 40-plus years

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Public Library is celebrating more than 40 years of stepping out and providing services beyond its traditional walls.
    June 29, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Geneva residents to see garage sale limits

    GENEVA – Geneva residents might soon be restricted in how many garage sales they may have in a year, as aldermen at a special Committee of the Whole o ...
    June 30, 2015 - 8:34 am
  • Pace proposes changes to bus routes by end of year

    BATAVIA – Pace riders soon could see more frequent and later evening service.Pace held a public foru ...
    June 29, 2015 - 10:10 pm
  • Batavia aldermen to take part in retreat

    BATAVIA – Fourth Ward Alderman Susan Stark said she believes the Batavia City Council is operating in a dysfunctional manner.
    June 26, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Residents, small businesses to get information on Kane County electric program

    Residents and small businesses in unincorporated Kane County, excluding Aurora and Dundee townships, should expect to receive detailed information abo ...
    June 26, 2015 - 11:43 pm
  • Hultgren collects on friendly hockey wager

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Plano, along with the entire Illinois House delegation, honored the Chicago Blackhawks and the team’s 2015 NHL Stanley Cup ...
    June 24, 2015 - 10:11 pm
  • Batavia to conduct special pickup of flood-damaged items

    BATAVIA – Batavia residents who have flood-damaged items will be able to put them out during this week’s normally scheduled waste pickup. No waste sti ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:08 am
  • Kane County Board aims to curb coroner spending

    GENEVA – Kane County officials are drafting a resolution intended to curb spending by Kane County Coroner Rob Russell – the resolution would give the ...
    June 25, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • Batavia investigating flooding issues

    BATAVIA – Public Works Director Gary Holm told aldermen and residents at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting the city is looking into flooding th ...
    June 23, 2015 - 11:07 pm
  • New board members set to take seats in Maple Park

    MAPLE PARK – Chris Higgins and Kristine Dalton are expected to fill the vacant seats on the Maple Park Village Board.
    June 23, 2015 - 8:26 pm
  • Batavia aldermen reject proposed pedestrian crossing

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Monday voted, 11-2, against installing a pedestrian crossing with a raised concrete median at Houston Street and North B ...
    June 22, 2015 - 10:26 pm
  • Oberweis, Andersson express frustration over Illinois political dysfunction

    ST. CHARLES – State Rep. Steve Andersson, R-Geneva, and state Sen. Jim Oberweis, R-Sugar Grove, voiced frustration about political dysfunction in Spri ...
    June 22, 2015 - 11:12 pm