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  • St. Charles Park District to put $28M referendum on April ballot

    ST. CHARLES – Voters in the St. Charles Park District this spring will decide whether the district can borrow $28 million in bonds for a new recreatio ...
    Jan. 22, 2015 - 8:05 am
  • Foster, Hultgren weigh in on State of the Union address

    As President Barack Obama delivered the State of the Union address Tuesday night, politicians representing residents here weighed in with their reacti ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Batavia aldermen debate Houston Street improvements

    BATAVIA – Aldermen still have not made up their minds about what kind of streetscape improvements they would like to see on Houston Street.
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 11:25 pm
  • Sugar Grove board mulls 2nd TIF District

    SUGAR GROVE – The Sugar Grove Village Board is one step closer to creating a second tax increment financing district after two recent votes from its m ...
    Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:36 am
  • Obama will give 6th State of Union address against backdrop of deep partisan division

    WASHINGTON – The tone and tenor of the Obama White House since Democrats suffered a crushing defeat to the GOP during the November midterm elections ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Tattoo parlor proposed in North Aurora

    NORTH AURORA – Village trustees are open to the idea of allowing tattoo parlors in the village’s business districts. A prospective business owner want ...
    Jan. 20, 2015 - 8:53 am
  • St. Charles Park District receives financial reporting award

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Park District recently received an award for its comprehensive annual financial report, the district announced in a news ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:12 pm
  • Geneva community development director retires

    GENEVA – Whether the issue was annexing nearly 200 acres of Peck Farm Park, or working on zoning amendments or historic preservation, Geneva Community ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 6:45 pm
  • Obama moves to lift legacy, party's 2016 outlook with tax plans

    WASHINGTON – Barack Obama this week will lay the foundation for the last two years of his presidency. Helping middle- and lower-income households wi ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 2:36 pm
  • Exodus Cry representative to join Hultgren at State of the Union

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, will bring Laila Mickelwait of Exodus Cry as his guest to the State of the Union address, which takes place at 8 ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 1:31 pm
  • Kane County braces for financial hit from new juror fees

    GENEVA – A new law that will put more money into jurors' pockets will cost Kane County an estimated $108,000 this year, giving court officials an unex ...
    Jan. 19, 2015 - 8:14 am
  • Electoral board upholds objection over fire district candidate

    The Kane County Electoral Board had upheld an objection against a candidate for the Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District, according to a new ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • Visitation set for Kane County Board member

    AURORA – The visitation for Kane County Board member Jesse Vazquez is set for Sunday.Vazquez, who re ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Kane County coroner faces $123,000 overage in 2014

    GENEVA – The Kane County coroner’s 2014 financial problems continue to plague him in 2015. The coron ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:15 pm
  • Batavia aldermen discuss whether to shift public comment portion of meetings

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting debated whether they should change the city’s policy on public participation at ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:27 pm
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