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  • Kane electoral panel tosses Skillicorn question off ballot

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board voted unanimously Jan. 20 to remove an advisory county-wide tax freeze referendum from the April 4 consolidat ...
    Jan. 20, 2017 - 6:15 pm
  • Kane Forest Preserve District gets $750K state grant to buy open space

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – The Kane County Forest Preserve District was awarded $750,000 in a matching grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resour ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 9:30 pm
  • New construction on the rise in Elburn

    Elburn saw the construction of 40 new, single-family homes last year, an increase of 166 percent over 2015, Building Superintendent Tom Brennan told t ...
    Jan. 19, 2017 - 4:06 pm
  • St. Charles Electric Christmas Parade sets record attendance; winners awarded

    ST. CHARLES – The Downtown St. Charles Partnership announced Jan. 17 during the St. Charles City Council meeting that the Electric Christmas Parade sa ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 3:20 pm
  • Kane County State's Attorney reports small climb in crime, recognizes top staffers

    ST. CHARLES – Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said his office has seen a small uptick in the number of felonies, and has secured an increase ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 3:03 pm
  • Batavia plans Main Street reconstruction; input sought at open house

    BATAVIA – Most people would consider Wilson Street to be Batavia’s main street, but the city does have a Main Street, and it is a key thoroughfare abo ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 9:15 pm
  • Norovirus identified as source of St. Charles East sickness

    ST. CHARLES – Norovirus has been confirmed as the cause of the stomach virus that caused St. Charles East High School to cancel classes two days last ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 3:06 pm
  • Kane electoral panel ponders Skillicorn petition challenge

    GENEVA – The Kane County Electoral Board heard arguments Jan. 17 regarding objections to the petitions for a countywide property tax freeze advisory r ...
    Jan. 17, 2017 - 4:51 pm
  • ZBA takes 7 hours of testimony on alcohol, drug treatment center

    ST. CHARLES – In more than seven hours of testimony over two days of hearings before the Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals, the attorney and princip ...
    Jan. 18, 2017 - 9:53 am
  • Home-rule referendum knocked off Batavia ballot

    BATAVIA – The referendum question designed to revoke Batavia’s home-rule powers will not appear on the April 4 election ballot.
    Jan. 15, 2017 - 7:13 pm
  • Anti-tax referendum in Kane County faces petition challenge

    GENEVA – An objection was filed Jan. 10 against the petitions of State Rep.-elect Allen Skillicorn, R-East Dundee, for an advisory county-wide propert ...
    Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:31 pm
  • Wheeler says he will donate stipend for leadership post

    State Rep. Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, said he will donate a stipend of $1,506 for two days of work after being named House Republican conference chairma ...
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 11:36 am
  • Geneva aldermen amend city code on fireworks, pot, drug paraphernalia

    GENEVA – Aldermen recently approved amendments to the city’s police regulations under miscellaneous offenses.
    Jan. 11, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Batavia planners weigh downtown project, hear public comments

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Plan Commission will deliberate and possibly vote on the proposed One Washington Place downtown redevelopment project during a m ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 8:05 pm
  • Breaking news: Referendum on home rule in Batavia will not appear on April ballot

    BATAVIA – The Batavia Electoral Board has upheld the challenge to a petition to hold a referendum that would have stripped the city of its home-rule p ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 8:00 pm