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  • St. Charles police announce Labor Day traffic enforcement

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is participating in a statewide Labor Day enforcement campaign, the agency announced Monday in a news ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:38 pm
  • D-101 aiming to make budget more informative

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 officials hope the district’s proposed 2015-16 budget is more informative to residents and board members than pa ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 7:27 pm
  • Batavia eyeing increase in water and sewer rates

    BATAVIA – A family of three living in Batavia could see their monthly water and sewer bill increase by $14 in the next five years.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:57 pm
  • Riverboat casino funds divvied up, waiting for Kane County Board approval

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board is poised to award more than $800,000 in riverboat casino funds to 43 nonprofits and local governments, including Black ...
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 5:41 pm
  • Batavia to talk about Prairie State at special city meeting

    BATAVIA – Aldermen plan to hold a special meeting Sept. 28 about the city’s investment in the controversial Prairie State Energy Campus.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:51 pm
  • Survey seeks input from Kane County residents

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Juvenile Justice Council wants just a bit of your time.The co ...
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 10:34 pm
  • St. Charles High School alum grows ‘#BudgetBeard’

    A St. Charles High School alumnus said he will not get rid of his months-old beard until a state budget is passed.
    Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:34 am
  • Wheeler seeks applicants for education advisory council

    NORTH AURORA – State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, is seeking applicants for his education advisory council in Illinois' 50th District.
    Sept. 1, 2015 - 3:19 pm
  • Committee presents visions, priorities for Geneva's strategic plan

    GENEVA –áThe Geneva Strategic Plan Advisory Committee on Monday presented an 11-page booklet of its goal prioritization at a special Committee of the ...
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 10:00 pm
  • Batavia Public Library Board president running for Kane County Board

    BATAVIA – Batavia Public Library Board President Doug Sullivan has announced his candidacy for the Kane County Board.
    Aug. 31, 2015 - 7:50 pm
  • McMahon seeks 2nd term as Kane County state’s attorney

    Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon hopes he can continue doing a job he loves.And so this week ...
    Aug. 28, 2015 - 7:43 pm
  • Kane County official says state funding lag was 'only temporary'

    Kane County will, in fact, receive state income tax payments from Illinois during the budget stalemate, officials learned after telling board members ...
    Aug. 27, 2015 - 10:05 pm
  • 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