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  • St. Charles gets low grade in online transparency audit

    ST. CHARLES – A nonprofit, statewide research and education organization on Thursday gave St. Charles a failing score for online transparency after a ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 12:29 am
  • Russell discusses budget

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell on Friday told Kane County Board members that he will keep his annual budget at $843,000 as part of a promise ...
    Sept. 13, 2014 - 1:59 pm
  • Geneva library board sets 2nd special meeting on roof replacement, repairs

    GENEVA – Geneva Public Library trustees postponed a decision on a new roof at a special meeting Thursday, choosing to delay action for a week while ge ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 10:42 pm
  • Hultgren speaks of high school classmate Beamer on 9/11 anniversary

    U.S. Rep. Randy Hultgren, R-Winfield, on Thursday spoke about the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. Hultgren said he recently visited Shan ...
    Sept. 11, 2014 - 1:37 pm
  • Seven alderman seats up in Geneva in April 2015

    GENEVA – Seven of the 10 aldermanic seats on the Geneva City Council are up for the April 7, 2015 consolidated election.
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:01 pm
  • Batavia aldermen voice support for medical marijuana cultivation center

    BATAVIA – Aldermen at Tuesday’s Joint Committee of the Whole meeting unanimously voted to support an application for a proposed medical marijuana cult ...
    Sept. 10, 2014 - 10:00 pm
  • Elburn OKs bid to update village wastewater facility

    ELBURN – The modernization of Elburn’s wastewater treatment facility will go forward, though the price will be significantly higher than originally ha ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:59 pm
  • Coroner to appoint special deputy coroner to review autopsies

    GENEVA – Kane County Coroner Rob Russell on Tuesday said he plans to appoint one of the county’s former coroners as a special deputy, so she can revie ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 11:54 pm
  • St. Charles committee backs Fox River closure for group's first area regatta

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles City Council committee on Monday supported a national rowing group’s Fox River closure request for its first regatta in th ...
    Sept. 9, 2014 - 7:57 am
  • Kaneland addresses superintendent search and pipeline project

    SUGAR GROVE – With the school district’s new interim superintendent taking her seat, the Kaneland School District 302 Board on Monday night began to t ...
    Sept. 8, 2014 - 10:03 pm
  • St. Charles police officers, department honored

    ST. CHARLES – Three St. Charles police officers and their department Tuesday were honored with various awards, two of them for life-saving incidents a ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 11:31 pm
  • Town hall meeting set in Geneva

    GENEVA – The city of Geneva is seeking community feedback on its long-range planning goals as officials continue crafting a vision for the future, acc ...
    Sept. 5, 2014 - 1:24 pm
  • Board chairman touts accomplishments

    ELBURN – Nearly two years have passed since Chris Lauzen left the Illinois State Senate after he was voted in as chairman of the Kane County Board, an ...
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:20 pm
  • St. Charles alderman calls for scrutiny on city funding requests

    ST. CHARLES – A St. Charles alderman wants to curb the city’s budget deficit before it grows out of hand.
    Sept. 4, 2014 - 9:07 pm
  • Condo owners object to size of proposed redevelopment project

    GENEVA – Despite neighbors’ objections, aldermen this week approved an amendment to the North Riverfront Redevelopment Project to allow for an increas ...
    Sept. 3, 2014 - 10:17 pm
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