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  • Batavia School District eyes surplus in budget

    BATAVIA – Batavia School District 101 is projecting a budget with a $205,446 surplus for the coming year.
    July 21, 2015 - 10:21 pm
  • Former Campton Hills leader raises multiple issues with village

    CAMPTON HILLS – The former Campton Hills village president once again shared several concerns with the current president and trustees Tuesday at its r ...
    July 22, 2015 - 7:06 am
  • Kaneland Connection: Elburn officials deny forest preserve district request

    ELBURN – Members of the Elburn Village Board on Monday night unanimously voted against a proposal by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County to bu ...
    July 21, 2015 - 10:37 pm
  • Longmeadow Parkway construction could begin in March

    GENEVA – Construction on Longmeadow Parkway – a project that will bring a four-lane bridge to northern Kane County – is expected to begin next year.
    July 21, 2015 - 5:27 pm
  • Sugar Grove uses briquettes, not spraying for mosquito control

    SUGAR GROVE – Village resident Karen McCannon is concerned about the dangers mosquitoes pose for certain populations.
    July 21, 2015 - 4:39 pm
  • Batavia aldermen approve grant for downtown business owner

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen Monday approved giving the owner of a downtown building a downtown improvement grant to help him install new bathrooms in h ...
    July 20, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen vote 6-2 to advance drive-thru alcohol sales

    ST. CHARLES – A majority of St. Charles aldermen Monday voted in favor of an ordinance to permit drive-thru alcohol sales for package liquor license h ...
    July 21, 2015 - 6:50 am
  • Pritchard, Wheeler to host coffee and conversation in Campton Hills

    CAMPTON HILLS – State Reps. Bob Pritchard, R-Sycamore, and Keith Wheeler, R-Oswego, will host a coffee and conversation event at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jul ...
    July 20, 2015 - 1:29 pm
  • Board to continue to discuss forest preserve district request

    ELBURN – The Elburn Village Board on Monday will continue to consider a potential purchase by the Forest Preserve District of Kane County that has fac ...
    July 17, 2015 - 11:27 pm
  • Campton Hills installs tornado siren

    CAMPTON HILLS – A new sound has come to Campton Hills.A tornado siren – the village’s first – was in ...
    July 18, 2015 - 8:33 am
  • League members discuss state’s budget woes

    GENEVA – Members of the League of Women Voters of Central Kane County on Thursday voiced concerns about Gov. Bruce Rauner’s plan to cap property taxes ...
    July 16, 2015 - 10:23 pm
  • Kane County sheriff seeks additional staff

    GENEVA – If Kane County Sheriff Donald Kramer had his wish, his office next year would add five officers each to public safety and corrections.
    July 16, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Coroner: No disrespect intended with early exit from meeting

    GENEVA – Coroner Rob Russell said he didn’t intend to disrespect Kane County Board members by leaving a committee meeting early Thursday.
    July 17, 2015 - 8:00 am
  • FEMA map revisions to be presented in DuPage County

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency this month will host an open house to present changes to its area flood maps, according to a news release.
    July 15, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Mueller picked to fill Batavia City Council vacancy

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Committee of the Whole meeting picked Paula Mueller to fill the vacancy on the Batavia City Council created by the res ...
    July 14, 2015 - 10:46 pm