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  • More than $1 million in upgrades planned for Kane County Courthouse

    GENEVA – A Kane County building used by an estimated 170,000 people each year is ill-equipped to handle such emergencies as fires and medical situatio ...
    Jan. 15, 2015 - 9:25 am
  • Kane coroner appointed to 2 area organizations

    Kane County Coroner Rob Russell announced Wednesday that he was named as a board member to two area law enforcement organizations, according to a news ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 5:07 pm
  • Kane County Board member Vazquez dies at 51

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders on Tuesday mourned the loss of their colleague Jesse Vazquez. Board member T.R. Smith, who sat next to Vazquez, decorated ...
    Jan. 14, 2015 - 8:31 am
  • Batavia starts planning for street improvements

    BATAVIA – Officials this year want to get a head start on planning for the city’s annual street program in order to save money.
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • State’s attorney: Felonies down in Kane County

    ST. CHARLES TOWNSHIP – The number of felonies filed in 2014 in Kane County is down slightly from 2013 and show a larger decline over a five-year perio ...
    Jan. 16, 2015 - 11:53 am
  • Engineering study to begin for I-88, Route 47 interchange

    SUGAR GROVE – The Interstate 88 and Route 47 interchange project this year is entering a new phase of engineering work, but the finished product still ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:32 pm
  • Kane County Board approves sale of Sixth Street School

    GENEVA – The Sixth Street School property in Geneva is on the verge of changing ownership.The Kane C ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 9:48 pm
  • St. Charles aldermen back business incentive program

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee Monday gave their support for a program aimed to help attract and partially support downtown busine ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 10:13 pm
  • Third tier parking deck on schedule despite cold

    GENEVA – Last week’s low temperatures stopped work on the third tier of the commuter parking deck, but the project will continue as planned, Geneva of ...
    Jan. 13, 2015 - 8:11 am
  • Rauner: ‘We are in the midst of a government financial crisis’

    Bruce Rauner is a turnaround specialist who built his reputation taking over struggling companies and making them profitable. Now he’s tasked with fix ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 7:12 pm
  • Hultgren on Rauner inauguration: 'I look forward to our brighter future"

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, stated Monday in a news release that "with great hope and excitement, I welcome Bruce Rauner in service to the g ...
    Jan. 12, 2015 - 2:33 pm
  • Untch announces retirement from Geneva post

    GENEVA – After 43 years in public service, Geneva Community Development Director Dick Untch has decided to retire, according to a city news release.
    Jan. 8, 2015 - 9:10 pm
  • Fox River and Countryside candidate faces objection

    A Fox River and Countryside Fire/Rescue District trustee running for another term has filed an objection against another candidate, according to a new ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:21 pm
  • Kane County leaders working to protect $2.5 million revenue source

    GENEVA – Kane County leaders recently learned that upwards of $2.5 million in budgeted revenue could be in jeopardy but hope to make the possible loss ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 9:47 pm
  • Hultgren sworn in: 'I believe America still has a bright future ahead'

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, was sworn in Tuesday for his latest term as a congressman. According to a news release, he stated he was "excite ...
    Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:28 pm
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