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  • North Aurora plans spring sale of red street signs

    NORTH AURORA – Those wanting to own a piece of North Aurora history soon will get their chance.The v ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:42 am
  • Kane County beefs up credit card policy

    GENEVA – Kane County continues to polish and tighten its credit card policy, a topic that arose last year after County Board members cried foul over a ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 3:43 pm
  • Burdened by electronics, St. Charles eyes ending recycling program

    ST. CHARLES – The last of the Tri-Cities is on the verge of ending its electronics recycling site for Kane County due to an inundation of materials, w ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 6:41 am
  • Batavia completes game plan for turf field

    BATAVIA – Batavia High School will get a synthetic turf field after all – and just in time for next fall’s football season.
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:20 pm
  • St. Charles called to take ‘aggressive, proactive’ role in Active River Project

    ST. CHARLES – The chairman of the Active River Task Force called on city leaders Monday to take an “aggressive, proactive leadership role” in a projec ...
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:37 am
  • Elburn trustees again deny village administrator's resignation

    ELBURN – For the second consecutive week, members of the Elburn Village Board voted down Village Administrator Erin Willrett's attempt to resign.
    Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • St. Charles OKs homes on site once eyed for apartments

    ST. CHARLES – A 22.6-acre parcel once eyed for apartments will instead be home to nearly 80 single-family houses.
    Jan. 25, 2016 - 7:39 pm
  • St. Charles re-establishes its North Star with strategic plan

    ST. CHARLES – About 14 months ago, City Administrator Mark Koenen said, St. Charles was in a position of needing to “re-establish what our North Star ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Batavia alderman seeks council reduction

    BATAVIA – More than 20 years ago, Batavia’s rapid population growth triggered a state statute that increased the size of the city council to 14 member ...
    Jan. 22, 2016 - 8:11 pm
  • Batavia panel votes down proposal for Shell station

    BATAVIA – A proposal for donut drive-thru service at a Batavia gasoline station has been rejected by city planners who would not glaze over the numero ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 8:34 pm
  • Former Hideaway property awaits liquor license decision

    GENEVA – The Casiello family’s plans to open a restaurant in the former Al Capone’s Hideaway and Steakhouse property remain at a standstill as it awai ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Kane County Board backs raises despite member's concern

    GENEVA – Nearly a dozen directors within Kane County government – many of whom got 5 percent raises the last two years – will get another boost in the ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 1:24 pm
  • Participants sought for St. Charles’ Citizens Police Academy

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles Police Department is seeking participants for its annual Citizens Police Academy, according to a news release.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:37 pm
  • Elburn trustees deny village administrator’s resignation

    ELBURN – Erin Willrett remains Elburn’s village administrator, at least for now.Elburn trustees, by ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 6:38 am
  • Batavia facing up to river shore erosion

    The waters of the Fox River are eroding the Batavia shoreline, presenting the community with a challenge it could not ignore.
    Jan. 20, 2016 - 7:34 pm