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  • Special election in Elburn would cost more than $64K

    ELBURN – If Elburn officials opt to run a special election in an attempt to address its police pension issues, it would come at a cost of $64,054.91.
    March 12, 2015 - 8:58 pm
  • Lower fuel costs contribute to higher District 303 tax increase

    ST. CHARLES – The St. Charles School District 303 Board has nixed its plan to proceed with an average overall tax increase of 1.5 percent.
    March 12, 2015 - 7:19 pm
  • Sheriff’s office budget challenge remains

    GENEVA – A custom budget performance report for the Kane County Sheriff’s Office – which recently forfeited revenue for housing federal inmates – show ...
    March 12, 2015 - 6:59 pm
  • Coyote awareness workshop headed to Geneva

    GENEVA – Geneva residents are invited to a coyote awareness workshop, set for 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 30, at the city's public works department, 1800 ...
    March 13, 2015 - 7:23 am
  • Oberweis, Wheeler planning Town Hall meeting

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Residents are invited to attend a Town Hall meeting from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 23, at Fisherman's Inn, 43W901 Main Street ...
    March 12, 2015 - 3:45 pm
  • Kane ROE eyes new offices in downtown Geneva

    GENEVA – With the Sixth Street School demolition potentially a few months away, the Kane County Regional Office of Education is on a tight relocation ...
    March 11, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Batavia aldermen eye changes in city's liquor code

    BATAVIA – People soon might be able to enjoy a glass of wine while getting their nails done in Batavia.
    March 11, 2015 - 9:01 pm
  • Draft of 2015 Kane County Solid Waste Plan update available for public review

    GENEVA – A draft of the 2015 Kane County Solid Waste Plan update is available for public review, and comments will be accepted through Saturday, April ...
    March 11, 2015 - 12:04 pm
  • Construction of new Batavia Walgreens store moving ahead

    BATAVIA – The construction of a new Walgreens store in downtown Batavia is moving closer to reality.
    March 10, 2015 - 10:01 pm
  • Kane County Board appoints Vazquez's widow to his unfinished term

    GENEVA – When Jesse Vazquez’s widow approached Kane County Board member Theresa Barreiro about serving the rest of her husband’s term, Barreiro said s ...
    March 10, 2015 - 9:53 pm
  • Kane State’s Attorney’s Office opposes 2 pending state bills

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The Kane County State’s Attorney’s Office is reaching out to legislators to oppose two bills pending in the Illinois General As ...
    March 10, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Elburn Youth Baseball League loses use of McNair Field

    ELBURN – Elburn Youth Baseball no longer will be able to use McNair Field in Blackberry Township after negotiations broke down with the company that o ...
    March 10, 2015 - 9:52 pm
  • Kane County Board cuts $1.5M from sheriff's budget

    GENEVA – The Kane County Board has cut Sheriff Donald Kramer’s budget for the second consecutive month – and the cuts aren’t yet done.
    March 11, 2015 - 8:06 am
  • Blackberry Township referendum open house events set

    BLACKBERRY TOWNSHIP – Two open house events regarding Blackberry Township's referendum in the April election will take place at Blackberry Town Hall, ...
    March 9, 2015 - 1:21 pm
  • Questions sought for Meet the Candidates Night in Sugar Grove

    SUGAR GROVE – A Meet the Candidates Night is set for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 12, in the meeting rooom of the Sugar Grove Public Library, 125 S. Muni ...
    March 8, 2015 - 10:39 am