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  • Communication breakdown in Batavia

    BATAVIA – A proposal to hire a communications director for the city of Batavia exposed fault lines among aldermen during discussions earlier this week ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:41 pm
  • Batavia seeking a strong leader for administrator

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia now is seeking applicants for the post of city administrator and expects to hire someone for the job by June 1.
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 7:40 am
  • Foster praises Obama's fiscal year 2017 budget

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster, D-Naperville, applauded the emphasis on science, transportation and infrastructure, and substance abuse treatment funding in Pr ...
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 4:39 pm
  • Elburn seeks sales tax increase

    ELBURN – Village President Dave Anderson said Elburn has needs, such as street repairs, maintenance and stormwater improvements. He suggested the best ...
    Feb. 11, 2016 - 10:36 pm
  • St. Charles keeps possibilities open for new police station

    ST. CHARLES – City officials know the St. Charles Police Department can’t remain in its existing facility, in its current condition, forever.
    Feb. 10, 2016 - 6:50 am
  • Early voting to start Thursday

    GENEVA – Early voting will begin Thursday as originally planned, Kane County Clerk Jack Cunningham announced in press release Tuesday.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 4:04 pm
  • Batavia Walgreens expected to open March 11

    BATAVIA – The long-awaited opening of the new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia is expected on March 11.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 1:52 pm
  • Bill sponsored by Pritchard targets college funding, MAP grants

    DeKALB – State Rep. Bob Pritchard has said he opposes piecemeal appropriations to pay the state’s bills, but he’s a chief sponsor on legislation filed ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 10:43 pm
  • St. Charles hears plans for scaled-down RiverFest

    ST. CHARLES – Financial problems have prompted RiverFest organizers to rethink the annual June event.
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 6:40 am
  • Batavia weighs full-day kindergarten

    BATAVIA – Parents in Batavia School District 101 may get the option of sending their children to kindergarten on a full-day basis, but no earlier than ...
    Feb. 1, 2016 - 3:53 pm
  • Kane County's credit card reports available online

    Those interested in how county government officials use their procurement cards now have another way to get that information.
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 4:42 pm
  • Kane County sheriff works to replace aging X-ray machines

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – As people waited in an out-the-door line at the Kane County Judicial Center on Thursday morning, Sheriff Donald Kramer told the ...
    Jan. 29, 2016 - 7:18 am
  • Kane County clerk announces early voting delay

    GENEVA – Two voting options for the primary election – by mail and early voting – will be delayed due to ongoing objections to several presidential ca ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 3:41 pm
  • Rauner addresses variety of topics in State of the State

    Gov. Bruce Rauner on Wednesday gave his second State of the State address before the Illinois General Assembly.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:21 pm
  • North Aurora plans spring sale of red street signs

    NORTH AURORA – Those wanting to own a piece of North Aurora history soon will get their chance.The v ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:42 am