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  • Despite pleas, panel rejects funding for mentally ill services

    GENEVA – Despite urging from advocates to include $178,000 for a program that would aid people with mental illness, the Kane County Riverboat Committe ...
    Sept. 27, 2016 - 7:30 am
  • D303 officials offer $50M plan for St. Charles' middle schools

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles District 303 officials are seeking to improve Wredling and Thompson middle schools while closing Haines middle school as par ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:10 pm
  • Attorney's FOIA seeks Geneva's TIF info

    GENEVA – A Chicago law firm specializing in Illinois school law filed a Freedom of Information Act request to the city of Geneva seeking extensive det ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 2:00 pm
  • Geneva duplex developers seek meeting with neighbors

    GENEVA – The developers of a proposed controversial duplex subdivision are hosting a community open house from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at Eagle Brook ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 12:57 pm
  • Batavia's First Ward to elect two aldermen in April

    BATAVIA – Residents of Batavia’s First Ward will elect not one but two aldermen in next April’s municipal election. First Ward Alderman Carl Fischer h ...
    Sept. 26, 2016 - 9:29 am
  • Dawkins wins 50/50 raffle in Geneva

    GENEVA – Stephanie Dawkins of Geneva was the sole winner of the Community 50/50 raffle drawing. She received a check for $4,000, chamber officials ann ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 6:30 pm
  • Batavia buys dentist's office building for Shodeen project

    BATAVIA – The city of Batavia will pay a total of $600,000 to acquire a one-story brick dentist’s office building that it will demolish to help make w ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 4:31 pm
  • NAPA Auto Parts obtains Elburn village approval for larger signage

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Sept. 19 approved a variance to the sign ordinance for NAPA Auto Parts’ new building at 1001 South Main St., sout ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 5:40 pm
  • Geneva COW recommends 2% restaurant tax in 9-1 vote

    GENEVA – In a 9-1 vote, aldrmen recommended approval of a proposed 2 percent restaurant tax to commence Jan. 1, 2017 at a special Committee of the Who ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 12:15 am
  • Lauzen's outside contracts for 'consulting' not legal advice

    GENEVA – The three contracts Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen signed with an outside law firm detail consulting work he wanted – not legal advi ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 8:08 pm
  • Hunt: Payment request for Lauzen's outside contracts were routine

    GENEVA – When Kane County Board Chairman Chris Lauzen wanted to have an outside law firm paid, he requested that the county auditor and treasurer appr ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 6:10 pm
  • Cancer claims longtime public defender Greg Brown

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Kane County Assistant Public Defender Greg Brown was known as “an incredible lawyer,” so his death Sept. 11 at age 47 from canc ...
    Sept. 19, 2016 - 8:09 pm
  • Pot possession of up to 10 grams equavalent to parking ticket

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – Now that possession of small amounts of marijuana is no longer a criminal charge, Kane County State’s Attorney Joe McMahon said ...
    Sept. 16, 2016 - 8:30 pm
  • Geneva D304 OKs $105M spending plan

    GENEVA – Geneva District 304 school board members unanimously approved a 2016-17 budget Sept. 12 that calls for $105 million in spending.
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:03 pm
  • Geneva aldermen delay duplex vote so builder can meet with neighbors

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen approved a request to delay a final vote to Oct. 17 on a zoning change request to allow a builder time to meet with neighbors ...
    Sept. 10, 2016 - 7:30 am