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Government

  • Forest preserve renamed in Hoscheit's honor

    GENEVA – The Kane County Forest Preserve Commission honored one of its own this week by approving a resolution to rename the Little Woods Forest Prese ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:51 pm
  • Courts seeking feedback from visitors

    GENEVA – Visitors to Kane County courtrooms between now and May 1 might be asked to weigh in on their experience.
    April 17, 2015 - 7:57 pm
  • Sheriff's absence frustrates Kane County Board members

    GENEVA – Sheriff Donald Kramer's continued absence at public meetings continued to frustrate Kane County Board members Thursday as they sought answers ...
    April 17, 2015 - 8:17 am
  • Batavia studying expansion of rental inspection program

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting voiced their desire to make inspections of single-family rental properties more of a pr ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:32 pm
  • Electric car joins Kane County’s fleet

    GENEVA – A new set of wheels now resides at the Kane County Government Center.A Chevrolet Volt – the ...
    April 16, 2015 - 8:02 am
  • Officials work on compromise for east side St. Charles Dunkin’ Donuts

    ST. CHARLES – Business owners and a St. Charles City Council committee this week moved one step closer to bringing a Dunkin’ Donuts to the east side o ...
    April 15, 2015 - 8:39 pm
  • Kane County property tax bills to be mailed soon

    Kane County Treasurer David Rickert announced in a press release that property tax bills will be mailed Friday, April 24. The first installment is due ...
    April 15, 2015 - 12:34 pm
  • Kane County ZBA OKs zoning change for former Hideaway

    GENEVA – The Kane County Zoning Board of Appeals voted, 6-1, Tuesday in favor of rezoning for the shuttered Al Capone’s Hideaway so it can re-emerge a ...
    April 15, 2015 - 6:59 am
  • Kane County creates tornado relief fund

    GENEVA – Kane County has set up a way for residents to help those affected by last week’s tornado in Fairdale.
    April 14, 2015 - 5:37 pm
  • Kane County Board denies liquor license for gentleman's club

    GENEVA – In a split vote, the Kane County Board on Tuesday denied a liquor license to a woman seeking to turn the Blackjack's property in St. Charles ...
    April 14, 2015 - 4:55 pm
  • Elburn poised to approve budget

    ELBURN – A public hearing on the village’s tentative 2015-16 budget is set at the next Elburn Village Board meeting.
    April 13, 2015 - 10:54 pm
  • The Quad St. Charles continues work toward 2016 opening

    ST. CHARLES – The former Charlestowne Mall site appears quiet, but there is plenty of activity behind the scenes, its owner said.
    April 14, 2015 - 7:40 am
  • Former Hideaway property faces zoning hurdle

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – A zoning hurdle faces the Casiello family as it works to turn the former Al Capone's Hideaway and Steakhouse property into a fa ...
    April 14, 2015 - 7:41 am
  • Foster won’t run for U.S. senate

    U.S. Rep. Bill Foster won’t throw his hat into the ring for Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk’s seat in 2016.
    April 10, 2015 - 10:59 pm
  • Three St. Charles police officers sworn in at council meeting

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department on Monday evening welcomed three more officers to its ranks.
    April 10, 2015 - 10:00 pm