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  • St. Charles aldermen to review video gaming ordinance draft

    ST. CHARLES – The majority of St. Charles aldermen Monday decided the issue of whether to allow video gaming in the city needs “a straight up and down ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 6:56 am
  • Geneva amends ordinance to recognize concealed right to carry; delays air gun discussion

    GENEVA – Geneva aldermen Monday amended the city code to recognize the Illinois Concealed Carry Act and the exemption it creates for people who legall ...
    Aug. 18, 2015 - 11:00 am
  • Public hearing set for proposed TIF district for Batavia's West Town area

    BATAVIA – Aldermen on Monday night set a public hearing for the proposed creation of a tax increment financing district for the city’s West Town area.
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 9:13 pm
  • McIlvaine goes on radio show to talk about fight with city of St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – St. Charles resident Clifford McIlvaine took to the airwaves Monday morning to talk about his ongoing fight with the city regarding his ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 10:19 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant released from jail following aggravated domestic battery charges

    BATAVIA – A Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated domestic battery was released Saturday afternoon from Kane County Jail after posting 10 pe ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 8:07 pm
  • Deputy Police Chief Steve Huffman leaving St. Charles for Antioch

    ST. CHARLES – One of the deputy police chiefs at the St. Charles Police Department is leaving to serve at another police department, according to a ne ...
    Aug. 17, 2015 - 7:11 pm
  • Cleanup of Siemens property in Batavia continues

    BATAVIA – Siemens will have to remove foundry sands from its former factory site at Van Nortwick Avenue and McKee Street in Batavia.
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:37 am
  • Kane County narrows 2016 budget gap

    GENEVA – Kane County is two-thirds of the way to a balanced 2016 budget.Significant concessions from ...
    Aug. 14, 2015 - 7:15 pm
  • The Holmstad celebrates 40th anniversary in Batavia

    BATAVIA – Margot Burgh said she could not imagine living any place else but at The Holmstad retirement community in Batavia.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:08 pm
  • Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated battery

    BATAVIA – A Batavia fire lieutenant charged with aggravated domestic battery was released Saturday afternoon from Kane County Jail after posting 10 pe ...
    Aug. 15, 2015 - 8:13 pm
  • Kane County Board's frustrations with coroner erupt into heated exchange

    GENEVA – Kane County Board members' mounting frustrations with the coroner boiled over Thursday in a heated exchange.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • U.S. Sen. Kirk's staff offers mobile office hours in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk, R-Illinois, announced that his staff will hold mobile office hours from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 14, at the S ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 10:41 am
  • Site work to continue on First Street project in St. Charles

    ST. CHARLES – Residents soon will see more activity in downtown St. Charles for the third phase of the First Street Redevelopment project, according t ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 6:54 am
  • Kane County recycling events getting winter break

    GENEVA – Kane County’s monthly recycling events soon will switch to a seasonal schedule.Logistical d ...
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 pm
  • Kane County electric aggregation begins with 82 percent participation

    GENEVA – Kane County’s new electric aggregation program is starting with a more than 80 percent participation rate, staff said Wednesday.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 6:57 pm