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  • St. Charles receives $100K state grant

    ST. CHARLES – The city of St. Charles was awarded a $100,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, according to a n ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:45 pm
  • Attorney seeks substitution on Campton Hills Electoral Board

    CAMPTON HILLS – The attorney representing four Campton Hills candidates Tuesday requested that one of the village’s Electoral Board members be swapped ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 7:06 am
  • Officials react to death of Judy Baar Topinka

    Elected officials throughout the state Wednesday reacted with sadness to the news that Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka died overnight.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • Bike and pedestrian crossing work planned for Kirk Road site

    GENEVA – Users of the Illinois Prairie Path in Geneva are closer to having a safer way to cross Kirk Road.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 9:40 pm
  • From the archives: Judy Topinka, award-winning journalist

    Note to readers: Before embarking on a political career, Judy Baar Topinka was a journalist in the western suburbs at a precursor of Suburban Life Med ...
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:19 pm
  • Officials react to the passing of Judy Baar Topinka

    Local and state officials are sharing their thoughts and feelings today upon hearing about the passing of Illinois Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka:
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 12:19 pm
  • Sugar Grove residents to see increase in taxes next year

    SUGAR GROVE – Residents will see their village property taxes increase by an average of $7.30 next year as the result of a $1.54 million tax levy tha ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:41 pm
  • Forest Preserve Commission elects new leader

    GENEVA – For the first time in 12 years, the Kane County Forest Preserve Commission has a new leader.
    Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:37 am
  • Village President Smith objects to 4 Campton Hills candidates

    CAMPTON HILLS – Campton Hills Village President Patsy Smith filed objections to the nominating petitions of four candidates for village offices, seeki ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Batavia Enterprises seeking second extension for Walgreens project

    BATAVIA – Batavia Enterprises is seeking a second extension of the redevelopment agreement for the proposed new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia as ...
    Dec. 9, 2014 - 7:36 am
  • Lawmakers override veto on 70 mph speed limit

    SPRINGFIELD – State Sen. Jim Oberweis said he felt good when legislation he sponsored to raise the speed limit to 70 mph on Illinois tollways returned ...
    Dec. 5, 2014 - 7:39 am
  • Red Gate Bridge use doubles since 2012 opening

    ST. CHARLES – Residents and commuters in St. Charles are making good use of the city’s youngest major bridge, according to traffic data.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 6:56 am
  • Larger salaries nearing reality for Kane County leaders

    GENEVA – Ten county officials are one Kane County Board vote away from having bigger paychecks.The p ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 6:54 am
  • Kane County Judicial Center repairs coming in under budget

    GENEVA – The hundreds of problems with the Kane County Judicial Center’s mechanical systems are on their way toward being fixed – and at a cost that i ...
    Dec. 2, 2014 - 9:27 pm
  • St. Charles City Council approves $21M levy

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles City Council on Monday unanimously approved an annual tax levy amount smaller than the 2013 levy.
    Dec. 1, 2014 - 9:59 pm
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