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  • $90M pledged for third railroad track in Geneva

    GENEVA – Construction of a third set of railroad tracks on the Union Pacific line that runs through Geneva recently received $90 million in pledged su ...
    July 18, 2014 - 9:17 am
  • Circuit clerk hires son for temp job

    ST. CHARLES – A Kane County elected official said Thursday he has nothing to hide about hiring his son for a temporary project.
    July 22, 2014 - 9:18 am
  • Quinn approves McConnaughay bill that reduces fees on cobalt shipments

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Karen McConnaughay, R-St. Charles, is pleased that Gov. Pat Quinn has signed House Bill 4687, which she sponsored in the Sena ...
    July 17, 2014 - 2:25 pm
  • Simon stops by clinic to discuss women’s health care

    AURORA – Sheila Simon, lieutenant governor of Illinois, visited the Planned Parenthood: Aurora Health Center on Wednesday to advocate for comprehensiv ...
    July 17, 2014 - 4:40 pm
  • County seeks to reduce health insurance costs

    GENEVA – With health insurance costing Kane County about $12 million – or about 20 percent of the property tax levy – county leaders are looking for w ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:36 pm
  • Geneva parking lots to close for maintenance

    GENEVA – Two city parking lots will be closed in Geneva this week for maintenance work, according to a Geneva press release.
    July 16, 2014 - 4:12 pm
  • Humvee new tool in county’s emergency management arsenal

    GENEVA – A volunteer effort that involved hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in donations has provided Kane County with a new emergency respon ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:07 pm
  • Batavia eyes lifting ban on video gambling

    BATAVIA – Batavia aldermen on Tuesday took the first step in lifting the city’s ban on video gambling.
    July 16, 2014 - 6:35 am
  • St. Charles committee backs residential chicken regulations

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles city committee on Monday supported added regulations on residential chickens, but they will work with residents who alread ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:40 am
  • New rules in Campton Hills aim to preserve dark skies

    CAMPTON HILLS – New rules are in place to help preserve Campton Hills' dark skies.The Village Board ...
    July 15, 2014 - 7:43 am
  • Kane County close to $6M deal for new court case system

    GENEVA – Kane County is on the verge of entering into a multimillion-dollar contract with a Texas-based company that will provide the county with a ne ...
    July 12, 2014 - 6:09 am
  • Kane County committee reviews summary of electric vehicle charging station

    The Kane County Energy and Environmental Committee convened Thursday and reviewed a midyear summary of the electric vehicle charging station located a ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:22 pm
  • Unanswered questions in coroner's budget after Kane County Board meeting

    GENEVA – The future of the coroner’s building – and its closed morgue – remained uncertain Friday as Kane County Board members considered Coroner Rob ...
    July 11, 2014 - 11:21 pm
  • Kane County Board OKs concealed carry policy for employees

    GENEVA – Kane County employees licensed for concealed carry are now prohibited from carrying firearms in their personal vehicle while on county busine ...
    July 10, 2014 - 10:38 pm
  • County electric aggregation program inches toward implementation

    GENEVA – Kane County is about to be one step closer toward implementing an electric aggregation program for unincorporated residents.
    July 10, 2014 - 10:28 pm
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